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Oaxaca, Mexico
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Firstly I would like to thank Justin and his family and all those who work on the ranch. Everyone was kind and welcoming. The problem with this place for me was value. Paying $75 USD a night (for a hammock and all meals) is not cheap. Yes, all activities are included, but I had no idea what the activities were....

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Godalming, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I spent three days at Dadanawa ranch at the beginning of a 11 night trip, organised by Rupununni Trails, which also operates from there. My room, was clean, surprisingly cool, despite the limited electricity (thanks to a large verandah) and comfortable, the food was good and plentiful and the surroundings were exquisite. The river-bisected savannah stretches towards blue-grey, misty mountains...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Nature at its best...beautiful scenery of savannahs as far as the eyes could see, ringed with hills, fabulous sunsets and beyond spectacular night skies are some of the highlights. Wonderful people, delectable food and comfortable accommodation were all bonuses considering the remoteness of the ranch. Great place for astronomers, nature lovers and anyone who wants to experience life on a...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I have stayed at Dadanawa four times in the past and have had a warm and welcoming reception each time. By the time you leave you feel like family and it's always difficult to say goodbye. This is a working ranch and although the buildings are weathered, the accommodations are comfortable and the food is excellent. This trip was a...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 19 November 2014

I spent a week at the ranch, sleeping in a hammock on the porch, with great views of the savanna. I felt at home the minute I arrived and felt like part of the family by the time I left. Good food and very friendly people. Went horseback riding, fishing, and visited a neighbouring village with a great swimming hole....

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Friday Harbor, Washington
Reviewed 9 November 2014

First of al,l I wish Trip Advisor allowed for a score of 0. Second of all, the other reviewers must be e either friends of the kids who "run" this ranch or must be backpackers with a very low standard for accommodations. Everything went wrong with our Dadanawa experience almost from the beginning. The experience started with a private transfer...

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Maroochydore, Australia
Reviewed 23 July 2014

wonderful owners and staff we had an amazing experience with many guided tours and walks to see amazing birds and animals go we saw jabiru nesting high in a tree and over 100 species and the wondrous spirit mountains rooms were most comfortable and every demand was met They even ground up peanuts when we asked for peanut butter...

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3Thank BernieKatchor
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2014

If you want adventure, unique experiences, tranquillity and opportunities to really appreciate nature, where generation old stories and superstitions are shared around camp fires and rum, where you sleep in hammocks in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest, catch your dinner and canoe through the most untouched beautiful landscape with giant wild river otters swimming alongside, brightly coloured Macaws overhead...

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5Thank mackenmk
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 26 November 2013

We were so lucky to have worked with Duane DeFreitas and Rupununi Trails to plan our 2-week Guyana trip. We gave him some suggestions and he made sure everything worked smoothly. The highlight of our trip was 4 days at Dadanawa Ranch. We flew to Lethem and were picked up by a Toyota 4 runner for the 3-hour drive to...

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3Thank behanm
Chardon Ohio
Reviewed 23 March 2013

We only got to stay at the Dadanawa Ranch for one night and I really wish we had allowed more time there before heading onto the river through the rainforest. We were picked up in Lethem in a 4x4 extended cab pick-up truck in good shape for the drive to the ranch. It took about 4 hours but we stopped...

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Address: Dadanawa Lethem Guyana, Guyana
Region: Guyana > Rupununi
Price Range: £168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Dadanawa Ranch Guyana/Rupununi
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“All the rooms have verandahs and great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Cybergal444, 16 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Do not go to Dadanawa until there are reports that the situation has improved. Or unless you do not care about spending a lot of money for poor quality.”
 of 5 bubbles Travel_Pin_Man, 9 Nov 2014 | Read review
“to hell with a room you are in Rupinuni its whatis around you and the way the people interpret their rupununi”
 of 5 bubbles BernieKatchor, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The guest house on stilts is the place to stay - the room closer to the main house has a better view.”
  • Hammocks on our front porch
  • The beds in our room
  • Rustic kitchen
 of 5 bubbles Bobo185, 23 Mar 2013 | Read review
“The main guesthouse is the best”
 of 5 bubbles KrisArndt, 14 Mar 2012 | Read review
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