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There are more than 276 waterfalls across the country of Guyana, so this list is by no means exhaustive. However, I’ll be updating this page from time to time with new waterfalls across Guyana, so be sure to bookmark it and check back often.

Falls Featured on this page listed in alphabetical order:

  1. Amalia Falls – Region 8
  2. Baracara Falls
  3. Chiung Falls – Kato Village, Region 8
  4. Cock of the Rock Falls in Katoka Village, Region 9
  5. Corona Falls
  6. Kaieteur Falls
  7. Kamarang Falls in Region 7
  8. Kumu Falls
  9. Marshall Falls
  10. Moco Moco Falls in Region 9
  11. Orinduik Falls in Region 8
  12. Panasima Falls – Region 7
  13. Purupuruni Falls
  14. Sakaika Falls
  15. Tiperu Falls in Bartica, Region 7
  16. Tumatumari Falls – Region 8
  17. Tumung Falls – Waikwak Village, North Pakaraimas, Region 8
  18. Tutu Falls
  19. Uchii Falls in Region 7

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Amalia Falls on the Koribrung River, Region 8

Amaila Falls is located on the Kuribrong River which is a tributary of the Potaro River in Region 8, Guyana, South America. The river drops from the escarpment over Amaila Falls vertically approximately 200 feet (60 m), and continues in a series of rapids and falls for almost two miles before reaching placid water at an elevation of 175 feet. The total drop is about 1,200 feet (365 m). Read more about the Amalia Falls in Region 8.

Baracara Falls, Also Called White Water Falls, in Region 7

Baracara Falls, also called Whitewater Falls, is located in the Mazaruni River in Region 7 of Guyana, South America. The small, unique, and refreshing waterfall cascades down a series of steps and slopes and attracts scores of visitors every week who want to bathe under its refreshing white water. Read More

Chiung Falls in Kato Village, Region 8

Chiung Falls is a magnificent, splendid, and beautiful waterfall located in Kato Village, Region 8, Guyana, South America. You can reach Kato by plane or through the trail. The falls has two parts. The bottom is wide and deep, and you need to know to swim to go into the bottom part of the falls. Read More…

Cock of the Rock Falls – Region 9

To reach Cock of the Rock Falls, you will first have to travel to Yupukari Village, then take a boat for several hours to Katoka Village. Because of the remoteness of this falls, it is difficult for individuals to travel there on their own. We recommend a tour guide such as Mr. Ashley Holland of Guyana Truly Wild. Read More…

Corona Falls, Region 9

Corona Falls is one of the lesser known and explored, yet magnificent, beautiful and splendid, waterfalls of Guyana. It is located at the headwaters of the Rewa River in North Rupununi. Read More…

The Kaieteur Falls

The Kaieteur Falls is one of the world’s most powerful waterfalls. It is renowned as being the the world’s “widest” one-drop waterfall. The Kaieteur Falls is a one-drop waterfall with a height of 741 feet from the top to the first break. It flows over a series of steep cascades that, when included in the measurement, brings the height of the falls up to 822 feet. Read More…

Kamarang Falls in Region 7

Kamarang Falls is located in Region 7, Guyana, South America close to the border with Venezuela. It plunges off the Pakaraima Mountains from a height of 145 meters. Kamarang Falls is one of the Guyana’s most powerful waterfalls by volume of water. It was reportedly discovered and first documented by American entomologist and physician, Paul A. Zahl. Read more about Kamarang Falls in Region 7.

The Kumu Falls – Central Rupununi – Region 9

The Kumu Falls is a small but splendid waterfall located in Kumu Village, Central Rupununi Savannhas, Guyana, South America. The magnificent tree-shaded waterfall descends from the mountaintops of the majestic Kanuku Mountains and flows down a gradient of about 3 miles into the Kumu River. Read More…

Marshall Falls in the Mazaruni River, Region 7

Marshall Falls is located in the Mazaruni River in Region 7 of Guyana, South America. To get to Marshall Falls, you travel from Bartica by speedboat 25 minutes up the Mazaruni River, stop at a landing, and then hike for 25 minutes through the forest. The Marshall Rapids are located right next to the Marshall Falls. Read More…

The Moco Moco Falls in Region 9

Moco Moco waterfall is located in Moco Moco Village, Central Rupununi, Region 9, Guyana, South America. The Moco Moco waterfall may be described as a sister falls of the Kumu falls since it is similar in size and appearance and is located a short distance away from the Kumu Falls. Both Kumu Village and Moco Moco Village are located about 30 minutes’ drive from the town of Lethem. Read more about the Moco Moco Falls in Region 9.

Orinduik Falls in Region 8

West of Paramakatoi in Region 8 is the magical Orinduik Falls, one of Guyana’s most beautiful waterfalls and a major tourist attraction. The Orinduik Falls is formed as the Ireng River cacades down a series of steps and terraces close to the border with Brazil. The Ireng River then merges with the Takutu River which further down joins the Amazon River. Read more about Orinduik Falls in Region 8.

Panasima Falls – Region 7

Panasima Falls is one of Guyana’s lesser known waterfalls. It is located in Region 7, also called the Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region, of Guyana, South America. Read more about Panasima Falls in Region 7.

The Purupuruni Falls in the Pakaraimas

The Purupuruni Falls is one of Guyana’s hundreds of waterfalls. It is located in the Pakarimas about 26 miles from the majestic Kaieteur Falls and 15 miles from Amaila Falls. Read More…

Sakaika Falls – Region 7

Sakaika falls, at the time of this article, is a relatively undiscovered and unexplored waterfall hidden deep in the jungles of Guyana in Region 7. The falls can be reached by traveling about 15 miles from the airstrip in Region 7. Motorcycle or ATV would be the preferred choice of vehicle to reach Sakaika Falls because of the rough terrain. Read More

Tiperu Falls in Bartica, Region 7

Tiperu Falls in located in the town of Bartica in Region 7, Guyana, South America – about one minute’s drive from the Bartica Airstrip. To get there from Georgetown, you can either fly to Bartica Airstrip or take the bus to Parika and then the boat to Bartica. Read more about Tiperu Falls in Bartica, Region 7.

Tumatumari Falls – Region 8

Tumatumarie Falls is another splendid waterfall located at Tumatumarie, Region 8, Guyana, South America. Tumatumarie at this point in time is unpopulated. To get to Tumatumarie from Georgetown, you can drive to Mahdia and then to Tumatumarie. The closest village with a population is El Paso. Read more about Tumatumarie Falls in Region 8.

Tumung Falls in Waikwak Village, North Pakaraimas, Region 8

To get to Tumung Falls from Georgetown, you first have to fly to Kopinang Village. From there, you can either trek (3 hours) or take an ATV (1 hour) to Maikwak Village. At Maikwak, you may need to pay a village entry fee of $6,000 and a tour guide fee of $8,000 per day. At the time of this writing (last updated May 2023) the cost for airfare to Kopinang is $60,000 return. Read more about Tumung Falls in Region 8.

Tutu Falls, South Rupununi

Tutu Falls is located close to Meriwau Village in the South Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America. It can be reached by driving a 4-wheel drive vehicle, ATV, or motorcycle down the rugged trail about 2 hours’ drive away from Lethem. The refreshing waters of the Tutu Falls forms a pool on a mountaintop before cascading down the mountain. Read More…

Uchii Falls in Region 7

Uchii Falls, also called Uchii Meru Falls, Oshi Falls, Utschi Falls, and King George VI Falls, is located close the Venezuelan border in Region 7 of Guyana, South America. The Falls cascades from a mountaintop 701 feet down to a spectacular crash at the foot of the mountain. Read more about Uchii Falls in Region 7.

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