Ubication: Sucre State
the southeastern side of the state, towards the coast of
the gulf of Paria.
How to get there
air or land to Carupano. Then by road via Yaguaraparo or
Guaique. From there by river to the park.
is located in the western part of the golf of Paria,
occupying mainly the island of Turuépano, between the
channel with the same name, and Boca Grande. They are
delta plains with marine influence, characterized by
mangroves, channels and canals. The main inhabitant of
the park is the manatee, and it was created as a reserve
to preserve the ecosystem and try to save the few
specimens which still live in the waters of the gulf.
typical vegetation of flood marsh. There are mangroves
in the channels which help sustain the soil.
is no detailed inventory, but it is rich in avian fauna,
specially aquatic birds, and many fish. The endangered
manatee still survives in these waters.
same as for any national park. Neither penetrate into
the park alone, nor navigate in its waters without a
knowledgeable guide. Bring sunblock lotion, hat or cap.
in the park. In the vicinity, in Hato Río de Agua,
Playa Medina, Playa Pui-puy, Güiria or Carúpano, there
are several places with comfortable lodging.
range between 18° C. and 28° C. Warm and humid.
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