Corriverton is located about 195 mi/313 km from Georgetown on the eastern side of Guyana, in the county of Berbice. It is made up of two towns named Skeldon and Springland, situated at the end of the coastal road from Georgetown (which begins at Guyana's second-largest city of New Amsterdam), on the west bank of the Corentyne River. Small-budget eating and accommodations are available on the main street, and there are many churches, mosques and a Hindu temple to admire.

You can take the daily—not Sunday—passenger ferry from Springlands to Nieuw Nickerie in the neighboring country of Suriname. The journey takes about 25 minutes and costs about US$15 return. You can also fly to Parimaribo, Suriname's capital, from Georgetown.

Make sure you have Surinamese currency, guilders, for the trip and for spending in Suriname, and avoid the temptation to cross the river in the faster and more frequent speedboats, as you stand the chance of getting robbed of money, valuables and travel documents.

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