Demerara Harbour Bridge, Georgetown

3.2
Take a drive across the engineering phenomenon that is Demerara Harbour Bridge. This structure stretches 1.8 km (1.15 mi) across the Demerara River and is one of the longest floating bridges in the world. The bridge has a 7.9 m (26 ft) vertical clearance for smaller watercraft and two retracting spans creating a 77.4 m (254 ft) horizontal clearance for larger vessels. Use our Georgetown trip itinerary builder app to visit Demerara Harbour Bridge on your trip to Georgetown, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Since the government plans to build a new modern bridge, it is necessary to drive on this old pontoon bridge which is certainly more than 50 years old and visit the other side of Demerara.
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  • I would recommend to visit the place between 5-6 to see the birds next to the river. Is an amazing picture. However, the bridge is not really interesting, but is a floating bridge.  more »
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  • I grewup with the bridge and I'll have to that that it was never my favorite. But going back there now I can see and feel the improvement.
  • Good place to visit and see a large floating bridge in the world.
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