Take a drive across the engineering phenomenon that is Demerara Harbour Bridge. This structure stretches 1.8 km (1.15 mi) across the Demerara River and is one of the longest floating bridges in the world. The bridge has a 7.9 m (26 ft) vertical clearance for smaller watercraft and two retracting spans creating a 77.4 m (254 ft) horizontal clearance for larger vessels. Use our Georgetown trip itinerary builder app to visit Demerara Harbour Bridge on your trip to Georgetown, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Demerara Harbour Bridge Reviews
The Demerara Harbour Bridge is a landmark and a major transportation link between the East bank and the West bank of the Demerara River. The bridge was commissioned in July 1978 and was design to last... more »
This experience is just for the bragging rights. Going over a bridge isn't all that special. But the idea of going over a bridge that is the longest (even in the specific category of pontoon bridges) ... more »
I grewup with the bridge and I'll have to that that it was never my favorite. But going back there now I can see and feel the improvement.
Good place to visit and see a large floating bridge in the world.
Places to stay near Demerara Harbour Bridge
Plan your trip to Georgetown
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >
Hidden gems in Georgetown
Historic Sites in Georgetown
Nearby attractions in Georgetown
Shopping in Georgetown
Plans to Demerara Harbour Bridge by other users
19 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in South America BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM ISRAEL December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM ISRAEL December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM CANADA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium