Bakkie (Reynsdorp – Commewijne – right bank )
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The Beach at Warappa: overlooks the mud flat at the ocean, offering the chance of a marvelous view of thousands of North American shorebirds, egrets, Black Skimmers Rynchops niger and night herons.
Spectacular birds like Scarlet Ibis Eudocimus ruber, Roseate Spoonbill Platalea ajaja and Wood Stork Mycteria Americana are frequently encountered. And sometimes a Jabiru Jabiru mycteria is present. The last four birds may also forage on the coastal mudflats.
Recently Warappa creek and canal were re-opened. The canal starts as a narrow creek winding its way through green tunnels of overhanging trees and continuous, changing, vegetation. The canal widens into a view of unique and magnificent surroundings, home to many different bird species.
Along the creek are a number of historical sites, such as a sugar factory with steam engines from 1830, a steam car, old locks and gates, tombs and the original ‘ring dams’ with poisonous cacti, planted to prevent slaves from escaping.
The recently-discovered sugar factory with steam engines from 1830 remains intact, as a unique site in the middle of the jungle. It is easily accessible via a trail through the mangrove forest.
Museum at plantation Bakkie (Reynsdorp):
Bakki’s private museum houses a large collection of famous historical books, old bottles, prints, maps, paintings and historic utensils such as authentic slave shackles from the area.
A historical library will be built for hundreds of antiquarian books, including many original copies of J.G. Stedman (1799), which contains many drawings of the cruelties inflicted upon the slaves by Dutch colonists.
Education, research and community development are important new elements within this project so please contact us for more information (see our Contact page) .