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Visiting Canaima

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Stories and Tips Canaima

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Being Crazy at Canaima

Written by the Xplorer on 11 Dec, 2000

At Canaima Falls you can hike to the top of the falls for a view from the top overlooking the never-ending jungle, and the river as it weaves away into the jungle. Even though the waterfall is approximately 125 feet tall, before the final…Read More

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Angel Eco-Tours

Written by bradley on 09 Sep, 2001

This a new tour company started by Englishman Paul Stanley and Antonio Pestana, a Portuguese/Venezuelan guide who has an impressive knowledge of the area and the Pemon language/culture. They are extremely professional, but also a ton of fun. They are one of the few companies to…Read More

Riding rapids in search of an Angel.

Written by globe trotter on 26 Oct, 2000

Our short transfer from Canaima Lodge to our boarding point at Ucaima (slightly up stream from, but still seeming far too close for comfort to the mighty Ucaima Falls) had already felt like an adventure in itself. In the pitch black dark we were lurching…Read More

Degrees of Wetness in Canaima

Written by globe trotter on 26 Oct, 2000

Wetness varies according to time of year! Dry: The only dry 'waterfall' trip available in Camaima is the spectacular flight over the magnificent 'Angel Falls' - a must do! Damp: A native boat (curiara) will take you for a great photographic opportunity in the amazing pinky brown…Read More

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Getting to Canaima

Written by the Xplorer on 10 Dec, 2000

Canaima is located deep in the Venezuelan jungle and can not be reached by automobile. There are no roads that penetrate this deep. Therefore, we selected the only other option for getting there, by plane. Our starting point was Cuidad Bolivar, on…Read More

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