Brownsberg & Stone Island tour

At the foot of the Brownsberg in the Brokopondo Lake, lies the beautiful peninsula “Ston Island”. The breathtaking view of the lake with its typical tree trunks artistically emerging from the waters is an attraction of its own. Because of its central location, Ston Island is suitable for adventurous activities such as jungle hikes, fishing and cruising in a dugout canoe. With a bit of luck you may catch a Peacock Bass, Silver Croaker or the notorious Piranha. A visit to Brownsberg is also part of the program. This Nature Reserve is not only praised for its exotic wild life and beautiful flora and fauna, but also for its adventurous hikes through the rainforest and exploration to its idyllic waterfalls.

 

Highlights/ Activities

  • Tropical rainforest with a high biodiversity
  • Adventurous jungle trails
  • Idyllic waterfalls
  • Panoramic views over the Brokopondo Lake
  • Overnight in a rustic but cozy lodge
  • Animal spotting (350 different types of bird, 8 different types of monkeys etc)
  • Fishing in search of the greatest Tucunari (Peacock Bass)
  • Cruising on the lake in a Kayak* or motorized boat*

*optional

What makes this tour special

  • Only two-day tour to the real pristine Jungle
  • Beautiful flora and fauna
  • Excellent blend of nature and action

We leave Paramaribo for a drive to the beautiful Brownsberg Nature Park. Visitors of this protected nature park will enjoy fabulous views of the nearby Brokopondo Lake and surrounding tropical rainforest. Main attractions of the park are the numerous nature trails to the refreshing streams and small waterfalls interspersed throughout the mountain and the encounters with the spectacular flora and fauna of the area.
After the hike to the waterfalls, lunch will be served in a restaurant located at the top of the mountain.
Next we decline to the foot of the mountain to the beautiful peninsula called “Ston Island”.
You can take a dip in the lake to cool off and at night diner is served to close the evening.

After breakfast you can explore the lake by either renting a kayak or motor boat. You can also take your fishing gear and try to catch a peacock bass. A late lunch is served back at the lodge after which we start our journey back to Paramaribo.

Transportation Bus
Travel time 120 min.
Departure 06.50 hrs*
Return Time 19.00 hrs
Schedule Tuesdays (with a minimum of 2 persons)
Included Transfer*, guide, entrée fees, accommodation for 1 night, 1x breakfast, 2x lunch, 1x diner, coffee, thee, water, lemonade
Excluded Other drinks and snacks, kayak and boat rental
 
* the departure time depends on the pick-up address and therefore varies from place to place. Departure time shown are from Krasnapolsky Hotel (in the City Center) Please check your voucher or invoice for the exact departure time and departure location. A difference of 15 minutes is considered normal.
When travelling by air, you will depart and arrive from airfield Zorg en Hoop (domestic airfield)
 

By booking this tour, you contribute to: 

• Conserving the reserve, making it possible to carry out research
• Employment & tourism education for local communities
• Supporting the local economy by purchasing meals locally
• Direct contribution to the environmental management of the Brownsberg nature reserve
• Supporting the fight against illegal gold mining

  • Closed shoes
  • Camera with charged batteries
  • Rod utensils
  • Trousers
  • Pants and Long sleeve shirt
  • Hat or cap
  • Mosquito repelant
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Money (for other drinks)
  • Backpack
  • Waterproof bag (for electronics and important papers)
  • Weekend bag
  • Passport

Most tour operators (like Orange Travel) list their rates in Euro.
The most advantageous way to pay is cash or by bank* in Euro.
Followed by cash in SRD or U$D, then POS in SRD * and finally a credit card payment **.

* If there are any additional bank charges, these should be paid by the customer. If it turns out that not the full agreed amount is credited to our account, the difference should still be paid before participating or checking in.

** When using POS (our machine only excepts SRD) we will use the daily exchange rate of the cambio’s. As these sometimes differ significantly from the rate your- and our bank uses, you can come out worse between 10% and 30% (in this Orange Travel has no benefit, yet influence).

*** All credit card payments are processed in U$D and a bank fee is added. The fee for Visa and MasterCard is 5% (in this Orange Travel has no benefit, yet influence). This payment method requires you to show your passport.

ING Bank Nederland

Euro Account number: 6005013
IBAN: NL10INGB0006005013
BIC: INGBNL2A
Attention: ORANGE TRAVEL NV
Commewijnestraat 4
Paramaribo, Suriname

 

 

Republic Bank Suriname N.V.
Paramaribo, Suriname
Swiftcode: RBNKSRPA
SRD 0197313228
USD 0197313309
EUR 0197313481
In name of: ORANGE TRAVEL NV
Paramaribo, Suriname

 

 

Bank of America
Account number 2290 3930 8017
Beneficiary Bank ID number 026009593 (for transfer of monies into your account from within the U.S.)
Mailing Address:
3048 SW 141 ST AVE
Miramar FL 33027-3950
USA

Pay by credit card:

Accommodation details Stone Island lodge

Rating of accommodation: Very basic

The Resort / Lodge

Total capacity of the resort (Maximum amount of guests)

 

88 personen 

Amount of rooms/bungalows

 

11 houses divided in rooms

The Lodges / rooms

Interiour surface of the lodge/room (L x W in meters)

Room surface: 3m X 3m

Maximum capacity of the lodge/room

 

In the standard houses* used by Orange there is 1 double bed for maximum 2 persons per room. 

Airconditioning

No

Fan

No

Warm water

No

Closet

No

Coat hangers

No

Towel

No

Mosquito net

Yes

Balcony / terrace

Yes

Electricity 110V

Limited between 18.00 - 23.00 hrs.

Wall socket type

EU

Type of sanitary facility (central / private per lodge/room)

Central

*depends on availabililty of the houses. Some house also have shared dormitories.

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