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Nature Reserve in Commewijne River

Peperpot Nature Park

Beautiful Peperpot Nature Park, about 10km from Paramaribo, stands in eerie dilapidation (with poorly maintained paths) across the Meerzorg Bridge. It is a favorite bird-watchers' locale, with a well-marked 3km-long…
Beach in Commewijne River

Matapica

North of Fort Nieuw Amsterdam, Matapica is a tranquil and almost mosquito-free beach where sea turtles come ashore April to August. Tours generally reach it by boating through the plantation canals and a swamp rich …
Plantation in Commewijne River

Fort Nieuw Amsterdam

This open-air museum is inside one of the earliest surviving Dutch structures in Suriname, a fortress built at the confluence of the Suriname and Commewijne Rivers in 1747. Inside you'll find chilling artifacts of t…