The Botanical Gardens which was established in 1878 offers bird lovers a unique opportunity for bird watching. It is rare to find a bird sanctuary in the centre of a city and this tour offers you the opportunity to view such birds as Blood-coloured Woodpecker, Snail Kite, Black-collard Hawk, Great Black-Hawk, Green-rumped Parrotlet, Yellow-chinned Spinetail, Orange-winged and, Yellow-crowned Amazons, Toco Toucan, White-throated Toucan, Black-crested Antshrike, Limpkin, Gray Kingbird, Boat-billed Flycatcher, American pygmy-kingfisher, Blue-and-yellow Macaws, Lineated Woodpecker, Crimson-crested Woodpecker.
Cost: USD $45.00 (Minimum Group Size: 5)
Length Of Tour: 2.5 Hours
The tour is best way to experience the national bird of Guyana, the Canje Pheasant. This tour leaves Georgetown and takes you up the Mahaica River. This pre-historic bird is found in abundance along these river systems along with many other species including the Blood-coloured Woodpecker. The rare and elusive Blood-coloured Woodpecker is a species most birdwatchers visiting Guyana wish to see. This woodpecker is restricted to the narrow coastal plains and is considered a Guianan Shield endemic species. You will also be able to see a number of shore birds including the Scarlet Ibis. There is a great chance to see the red howler monkey on this tour.
Cost: USD $95.00 (Minimum Group Size: 5)
Length Of Tour: Half Day