Commewijne Bus Tour




8 hours

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Discover the history of the Commewijne district with the exclusive Commewijne bus tour, provided by Orange Travel. Explore the highlights in one day, including Fort Nieuw Amsterdam, Mariënburg plantation, Peperpot and Frederiksdorp, and immerse yourself in the rich colonial past of this beautiful Surinamese area.


Visit to Frederiksdorp plantation
Visit to Fort Nieuw Amsterdam
Visit to Peperpot plantation
Short boat trip on the Commewijne River

Advice from Insiders

Xiara Orange Travel


Travel Specialist

Experience Commewijne in one day with our exclusive Commewijne Bus Tour, which visits all the top locations in the region. If you dream of an unforgettable adventure through Suriname’s historic plantations and cultural hotspots, this tour is the perfect choice for you.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the splendor of Commewijne, book your place today!


Bus transportation
Boat transportation
Entrance fees
2 Bottles of water
Lunch at Frederiksdorp
Other beverages

Tour Information

  • Departure +/- 08:00 from Paramaribo
  • +/- 30 minutes by bus to Peperpot Nature Park
  • Then you will visit the open-air museum Fort Nieuw Amsterdam & Marienburg
  • The last part of the tour takes you by boat (corial) to the fascinating Frederiksdorp plantation
  • You can buy your lunch at the resort
  • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM back to Paramaribo, where you will arrive in the late afternoon.


Transport: By bus and/or boat

Departure time: 08:00 AM* (Departure point: Hotel Torarica)

Expected return: ±4:30 PM

Regular departure: Upon request (departure guaranteed with a minimum of 3 persons)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Well-charged batteries: So you can capture every special moment.
  • Close shoes / Good walking shoes: You will be walking comfortably on the tour, so wear your most comfortable shoes!
  • Hat or cap: So you can protect your face from the tropical sun.
  • Mosquito repellent: To protect you from insect bites during the tour.
  • Raincoat /poncho: For unexpected showers and to stay dry.
  • Sun lotion: For protection against the sun.
    Swimwear:At Frederiksdorp you have the opportunity to take a refreshing dip in their swimming pool. Please note that use of the swimming pool is subject to availability at the resort. If the resort is fully booked, it is unfortunately not possible to use the swimming pool.
  • Backpack: Use during the walk to put personal belongings and possibly your towel or bottle of water
  • Waterproof bag for electronics and valuables: In case you want to keep these items safe.
  • Dry clothes:for after swimming
  • Change SRD/ EURO/ U$: To buy your lunch and possibly other drinks.
  • Regular departure: On request (departure guaranteed with a minimum of 3 people)
    If you want to guarantee the tour for 2 people, you can pay a surcharge of €12 per person and as soon as the tour is completed you will receive the difference back.

General information

Pepperpot Nature Park:

  • Location: About 30 minutes drive from Paramaribo.
  • Description: Peperpot Nature Park, formerly known as Peperpot Plantation, offers an impressive experience of the tropical rainforest. The Park is home to diverse flora and fauna, including butterflies, dragonflies, monkeys, sloths and reptiles.
  • Activities: Exploring hiking trails, bird watching, and observing the rich biodiversity.

New Amsterdam:

  • Location: Main town of Commewijne district.
  • Historic Administrative Center: A guided walk through the historic administrative center provides insight into the region's colonial past.
  • Fort Nieuw Amsterdam: The open-air museum "Fort Nieuw Amsterdam" gives a glimpse into the military history of Suriname during the colonial period.

Frederiksdorp Plantation:

  • Accessibility: By boat (corial) from Nieuw Amsterdam.
  • Description: Fascinating plantation Frederiksdorp is known for its well-restored plantation homes, which provide an insight into Suriname's colonial past.
  • Lunch: Enjoy a delicious lunch in a colonial atmosphere, possibly prepared with local ingredients.

General information

  • Transportation: The tour includes driving, walking, and a boat ride, making it a varied experience.
  • Duration: The full tour appears to be a full-day program, with visitors returning to Paramaribo in the late afternoon.
  • Recommendations: Comfortable clothing, walking shoes, sunscreen and insect repellent are recommended.



Commewijne Bus Tour

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