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Fort Island Resort

Looking for the perfect place for a getaway to enjoy the therapeutic, scenes of historical sites and lush greenery? Look no further… 

At Fort Island you inhale the fresh island breeze and sit, relax and look out at the Mighty Essequibo River.

Fort Island Resort is accessible by travelling by vehicle from Georgetown, (around 2 hours), followed by a short 40 minute motorboat journey.

Fort Island is located some 15 kilometers from the Mouth of the Essequibo River was once the Capital of the Colonies of Essequibo and Demerara during the 16th and 17th Century. Fort Island bears an imprint of the Dutch occupation in the form of two important structures: Fort Zeelandia, built in 1744 and the Court of Policy hall built eight years later as well as The Court of Policy Hall is the oldest non-Military structure in Guyana and over the years it has served as a Church, Court House, and Venture Office and is now a Dutch Heritage Museum.

Liveliness & Happening

Fort Island Resort offers the following activities for all guests:

 

  • Nature Walks.

  • Bird Watching

  • Speed Boat Trips along the Essequibo River to Nearby Islands Town.

  • Waterfalls.

  • Fishing.

  • Tours and Excursions can be arranged.

  • Swimming.

  • Creek Trips.