French Guiana is an overseas territory of France, located in Eastern South America. Its official population is almost 230,000 inhabitants, for an area of 90,000 km2. The vast majority of the population is concentrated in the coastal zone (Cayenne, Kourou, Saint Laurent du Maroni). The rest of the department is almost totally unpopulated and covered by pristine forest.
French Guiana is accessible daily by airflight from Paris-Orly, Miami, French West Indies, Belem (Brasil) and Paramaribo (Suriname). Cayenne-Felix Eboue airport is located 14 km from the city center. Car rental companies are available at the airport. There is no public ground transportation from the airport to downtown Cayenne.
An ID/Passport is required for foreign people to come in French Guiana. Non-european citizens should read information about formalities for travelling in territories of France, available on "French service-public" hub : http://vosdroits.service-public.fr/...
In addition to these specific formalities, all travellers to French Guiana over 1 year of age need to get a Yellow Fever international vaccination certificate. For further information about this point please report on World Health Organization website
The Nouragues Station is a scientific research station is under responsability of CNRS Guyane.
The Nouragues Station is a scientific research station. As such, access to the station is restricted to scientists or personel involved in scientific projects validated by the Scientific Board of the Station.
The Nouragues station is normally not open to tourism or non-scientific purpose visits.
The Nouragues station is located in the depths of the pristine forest, unplugged of any road network. It only can be reached by helicopter or power-drived dugout. This specific logistic is operated by CNRS Guyane.