The Courantyne river begins in the Akarai Mountains and flowing generally northward through unsoiled jungle to emptying 450 mile furher into the Atlantic Ocean. It divides Suriname and Guyana.Oceangoing vessels may ascend 45 miles to the first rapids at Orealla. beyond that,it is only navigable for small vessels. The river is full of big fish such as Lau lu, Piranha's, all kinds of Catfish such as Red Tail Catfish, and lots of peacock's.

The Courantyne river is home of the biggest catfish in the world. Fishing here you will never forget.