Visit Plantation Frederiksdorp in 2 days

This plantation started in 1747 as a coffee plantation and became a cocoa plantation. If you are lucky you can stay in a restored colonial building and enjoy the breeze of the Commewijne river. Spot animals such as dolphins, birds, and sea turtles in their natural habitat. Be active and cycle with a guide to the nearby village and have a guided walk on the resort while listening to the history of this unique place. Enjoy your meals on the terrace of a former jailhouse and relax beside the pool.   

2 day trip

Starting from € 184 p.p.

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Program of your visit to Plantation Frederiks dorp

The plantation started in 1747 as a coffee plantation where 100 slaves were employed. It is located on the right bank of the Commewijne River and can only be reached by boat. The first owner was a German from Prussia, Johan Friedrich Knöffel, after whom this plantation and presumably the Kuffelsgracht in Paramaribo is named. After the abolition of slavery in 1863 Frederiksdorp became a cacao plantation.

There is a lot to do and see on this plantation because it is surrounded by old plantations,  cycle and hiking trails, sea beaches, mangrove forests, birds, and dolphins. The guided excursions that can be made are; walking and bicycling to the village of Rust and Werk, make a boat tour to spot Dolphins or Sea turtles or visit the swamps. The activities are organized from the lodge. The guide indicates when the activity takes place.

Transport is arranged centrally by the resort. From the meeting point in Paramaribo, you and other guests are taken to Mariënburg. Here you board a boat to Frederiksdorp. All meals are included and you only pay for your drinks on the spot.


This tour starts from 2 days but can be extended!

Sea turtle egg-laying season: February to August.

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Transport by bus and boat.


Accommodation for a 1 (one) night.

1 x breakfast, 2 x lunch, 1 x dinner.

3 excursions.



Travel insurance.


Transport to the meeting point in Paramaribo and v.v.



The former doctor’s house and the police station were restored by its previous owner Ton Hagemeyer.


 The latest owner upgraded the place, and Frederiksdorp is now a sophisticated holiday resort. The comfortably furnished cabins are all equipped with toilet, air conditioning, wifi, and bathroom with hot water.

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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