As night falls, at the time when the luth turtles are laying their eggs, the Kwata association offers fun, educational walks along the beaches of Cayenne, to witness the moment of magic and emotion when these giants lay their eggs.
A park covering almost 3 hectares, the botanical gardens are a lovely place to walk whilst discovering twenty or so different species of trees, or simply to rest on a bench and enjoy the serenity of the place.
Inaugurated in 1901, it has collections of natural history, archaeology, ethnology and also local history.
1 rue de Rémire
Le 78, museum of Guyanese culture is a depository for rich ethnographic collections from the communities living in Guyana. You can even access the archives in the document centre. A magnificent Creole garden, filled with traditional, medicinal and ornamental plants, is waiting to be discovered.
54, Rue Madame Payée
Built in 1865, the old Cayenne munitions factory is one of the few traces of Cayenne’s fortified past that remains
Located between the hills of Montabo and Mount Bourda, the beach at Montabo cove, 1.4 km long, is ready to welcome you for a gentle awakening.
Montabo cove, Cayenne
Mount Bourda is a little island of primal forest on the doorstep of Cayenne’s town centre. A protected biotope offering a magnificent view of Montjoly beach from Montravel and the islands of Père, Mère and Mamalles.
Mont Bourda hill path, Cayenne
A 2 km-long walking trail following the length of the rocky coast. Allow the luxurious local flora to invade your senses as you follow the coastline. You’ll also be able to spot numerous species of birds.
Montabo hill path, Cayenne