in 2019 we were awarded 'Tourism Investment of the Year' and 'New Tourism Product of the Year' by the Guyana Tourism Authority. In 2020 we were awarded 'Best New Tourism Destination' by Visit Rupununi.
Whether families, birdwatchers, filmmakers, photographers or explorers, many of our past guests have become lasting friends. Here are just a few of the things they have told us:
'‘Marvelous stay – could have stayed a week and still had more to do. Great accommodation, magnificent hospitality, charming hosts’
- Keith, UK
Our family four nights here have been the highlight of a long awaited Guyana holiday. We have learned a lot, laughed a lot, relaxed a lot and eaten superbly! Life with less cassava and more emails is going to be a little less pleasant. . We will all be back!'
-Passmore Family, UK
Fantastic trip to the Rupununi with wonderful hosts. Great hospitality and delicious food - from farm to table. Loved seing the beautiful red siskin and petroglyphs. Absolutely fantastic time. Thank you for opening your home to me'
'The way all of you just made us feel like a part of your family and enlightened us in your history and the lovely scenery around you was just amazing'
-Troels and family, Denmark
One of the best experiences I’ve ever had. I wanna move here!‘
Highlights: seeing red siskin, enjoying the Rupununi culture, learning from you all, and willing to be longer time here! Thank you all for the great service and for the passion to preserve this incredible biome'
-David Ascanio, 'Birds of Venezuela' author.
'Once in a lifetime adventure! Such wonderfully friendly hosts who gave me the mix of adventure, unique experiences and tranquillity I was looking for. A really different style of holiday which allowed me to fully embed myself with the locals, explore nature, sleep in hammocks in the middle of the Amazon rainforest and learn new survival skills.'
'Fabulous to get away from the rest of the world, live off the land and explore nature. A real family atmosphere - a place I will return to.'
- Murray, Hong Kong
We are just back from a stunning week at Wichabai Ranch in the Rupununi of Guyana. Thanks so much to Erin, Justin and the whole team for their wonderful hospitality. We went horse riding, anteater safari, learning about Amerindian culture and traditions, fishing, hiking in the Kanuku mountains, camping in the jungle, loads of birdwatching and eating amazing food. '
-Jane Millar, British High Commissioner to Guyana
'Great trip and warm welcome. You did so much to make it possible for me to come. I left as an honoured guests and as one of the family. Everything was greatly arranged.
- Ruben, French Guyana
Dear Erin and Justin, A little bit of paradice in Guyana. Thank you for a wonderful visit. I enjoyed all of it, especially the little touches like pre-breakfast coffee, tablecloths and napkins, flowers in our room and welcoming gift basket. A pity I had no swim suit so was not able to enjoy Dadanwa creek, but the canoe ride in the early evening made up for not swimming. Best wishes for the future!