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Boekme Adventures provides unparalleled Amazon jungle survival adventures and experiences  in an environmentally and socially responsible fashion. We follow an ecologically sustainable business model and are promoting the importance of being good stewards of what nature has provided us.


















Boekme Adventures literately takes you off the beaten path, straight into the primary jungle. We are committed to environmental education, and we provide sustainable employment to people in the local community.

Profit Sharing Partnership Opportunities

We are looking for individual partners who are willing and capable of recruiting adventure tour participants. There are two models:

  1. Group of Participants Model: In this model the partner will recruit a group of participants who all go on an exclusive, custom tour, organized specifically for this group of participants . The partner only does the recruitment. Participants purchase their own air-transport return ticket, and once the participants arrive in Suriname, the local Boekme Team will meet them at the Airport. The team accommodates participants ,  transport them to the training camps in the jungle, and conduct the jungle survival training.
  2. Individual Participant Model: In this model the partner will recruit  individual participants who all join standard tours , regularly organized by boekme Adventures.


In model 1 the partner will receive 50% of the net profit (Gross Revenue – Operating costs), AFTER the custom tour has ended

Whereas in model 2 the partner will receive 25% of the individual tour fee AFTER the tour has ended

Cost/Expenses Breakdown
Item Description Unit Cost    Qnty Total
Primitive Living Guides/ Instructors $300.00 3 $900.00
English Interpreter $300.00 1 $300.00
Cook $150.00 2 $300.00
Boat Driver (+ Spotter) $850.00 1 $850.00
Food and Beverage $800.00 1 $800.00
Bus Driver from/to airport Paramaribo $100.00 2 $200.00
Bus Driver to/from trip departure point
Paramaribo – Albina
$200.00 2 $400.00
Outboard Marine Depreciation/Lubing $200.00 1 $200.00
Gasoline consumption (1200 ltrs unleaded) $200.00 7 $1,400.00
Tour Total Fixed Costs $5,350.00
Note: All prices are in US$

Revenue Calculation (when tour price is $1050 with 10 participants)
  Unit Price # participants Total
Tour Gross Revenue $1,050.00 10 $10,500.00
GST (5%) $525.00
Gross Revenue (after GST) $9,975.00
Net Profit Calculation
Gross Revenue (after GST) $9,975.00    
Tour Total Fixed Costs $5,350.00    
Net Revenue $4,625.00    
Profit Sharing (50/50)    
Partner Share $2,312.50    
Boekme Share $2,312.50    

In this structure, if for example we  make a profit of $1000 per trip, Boekme Adventures gets $500 and Partner gets $500.

Boekme Adventures operates year-round, because surviving in the jungle must also be possible in the rainy, damp season. This means we don’t have to stop our training due to inclement weather.

What You Have to Do as Partner?

All you need to do is to utilize the internet to influence your network of friends  and others to join one of Boekme Adventures Amazon Jungle survival tours. Or organize a custom tour for a group of people. You are the boss when it comes to how you want to go about recruiting participants.



What Tour Participants will Learn

The first few days we concentrate on the  general skills needed to stay alive in the jungle. After this brief period we move deeper into the forest and get into the details of jungle living for the next several days. You will learn among others the following:

  • How to find drinkable water
  • How to purify water
  • How to build a jungle hut/shelter
  • How to set up your hammock
  • How to make traps to catch fish and small animals
  • How to make your own bow and arrows/spears
  • How to hunt with bow/arrows and spears
  • How to make fire to cook and stay warm
  • How to conserve meat
  • How to identify edible plants and fruits
  • How to identify medicinal and bandaging plants
  • How to make natural cordage
  • How to maintain hygiene in the jungle
  • How to handle medical emergencies such as cuts, broken limbs
  • How to build a make-shift raft to cross creeks and small rivers

After the basic orientation you will bring into reality what has been shown to you. Practice makes perfect. For a couple of days, you will be split into two groups, and will be placed in a simulated jungle survival situation. guides will be part each group to monitor everything. There will be daily tasks  to be completed as a group, to survive in the jungle.

Trip duration: 8 days

When to book: We recommend to book at least 10 weeks in advance.

Group size: 10-15

Price: $1050 per person

Accommodation Type: You will spend the first and last 2 nights of this adventure at a riverside lodge at Gakaba and the other nights in the jungle in your own private hammock under the canopy and stars, our in sheds!

Internet Access: Not Guaranteed. And you probably will be happy if there is no access. No calls from pesky and jealous coworkers :). After all you came to escape the daily grind, and be one with nature for a bit:)

Who is this trip for:

  • For adventurous individuals who have an interest in the rugged outdoors and nature at its purest
  • For those who do not mind to get wet and dirty, enjoy jungle trekking and  camping on river beaches and banks
  • For those who want to experience living with the bare minimum in the jungle, but still comfortable enough to enjoy it
  • And finally, it is for those who want to experience sleeping overnight in hammocks, in sheds on river banks deep into the Amazon jungle

Please arrive at least one day prior to the start of the trip in Suriname.

Meals (at base camp only)
Local transportation
Camo Apparel/Boots
Travel expenses before and after the trip
Travel medical insurance


*Ensure you buy travel insurance 

How to Get to Suriname

Boekme Adventures operates in the Amazon jungle at the boundery between French Guyana and Suriname.  Suriname is a small country on the northeastern coast of South America.It is bordered by French Guyana to the east, Guyana to the west, the Atlantic ocean to the north and Brazil to the south. At just under 165,000 square kilometers (64,000 square miles), it is the smallest country in South America. It’s defined by vast swaths of Amazon jungle, Dutch colonial architecture and a melting-pot culture.

On its Atlantic coast is the capital, Paramaribo, where palm gardens grow near Fort Zeelandia, a 17th-century trading post. Paramaribo is also home to Saint Peter and Paul Basilica, a towering wood cathedral consecrated in 1885.

To get to Suriname simply book a flight from your city to  Paramaribo (airport code PBM). From Europe, you can get direct flights from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Suriname. The flight duration is under is 8-9 hours. From North America, you also can get direct flights from Miami, Florida to Suriname. The flight duration is under 6 hours. From the Caribbean you can get almost daily flights from Curacao and Aruba to Suriname. The flight is about 2 hours.

Typical Amazon Jungle Survival Itinerary


Day 1: Departure & River Expedition to Base Camp

. At 8 AM we board the bus in Paramaribo to travel to Albina. A boat will be waiting to take us to base camp at Gakaba. We will make several sightseeing stops along the way including:
  • Apatou, a French village on the right banks of the Marowijne river
  • Langa Tabiki, a large island in the middle of the Marowijne river
  • Gostoe, an island in the middle of the Marowijne river

At our Gakaba base camp (where we will sleep that night), we will have a delicious dinner, drink ice cold beers and party till late with the locals to celebrate your arrival.

Tonight you can choose to sleep in hammocks or bunk beds.


Day 2: Jungle Survival Introduction

After breakfast we check that we have the right gears and issue you specific jungle kit and go through some basic safety lessons. We will also go through all the main skills of handling bow and arrows. In the afternoon we leave the base camp and head into the creek by boat to a more remote spot where we will camp for the night.

 *Throughout  this adventure trip you will sleep in a hammock in a jungle  hut, with meals prepared for you initially. After a few days you will then start to hunt and prepare food for yourselves. Rest assured that if you don’t manage to catch fish or kill game, you still will have plenty of food available to you.


Day 3-4: Surviving in the Jungle

For the next two days we will go through all the basic skills needed to stay alive in the jungle. These include psychological aspects, finding water  and food, building a shelter to protect you against the elements, and making fire. During this period we also move deeper into the jungle  to a more remote location to continue the fun.


Day 5-6: Small Groups Jungle Survival

During Day 5 and 6 you will leave all your comforts behind and head off with your group to your very own part of the jungle to live in for 2 days. With just your recently learnt skills to help you, your group will build its own shelter, make fire, hunt for food, and find or purify water. The very basics in order to survive and make yourself as comfortable as you can. Each group will have a few guides to  watch over you and keep it fun.

Day 7:Return to Base Camp, Waterfall and Rapids Adventure

In the early morning we leave the jungle behind and hike back to base camp, where we can wash off the jungle dirt.  Around 11 AM we will leave basecamp to go on a beautiful river voyage adventure. We will cross large waterfalls and rapids such as Singatete, Manbari and Poeloegoedoe. After that we will cruise to the French village of Grand Santi where we will go on a sightseeing tour around the village. After Grand Santi we continue our adventure with a stop at the village of Stoelmanseiland, a very large island in the middle of the Lawa river, where we will have lunch. After Stoelmanseiland, we will make stops at a few large waterfalls to enjoy a swim and massage by the rushing water. After some fun in the water we will make our way back to our base camp at Gakaba. If the water conditions are right, the driver will decent some rapids stern-side first, for your enjoyment. Around 6 PM we should arrive at base camp where we will have dinner. We will party till late into the night around a massive campfire where you can roast potatoes, fish, meat and what ever else you want to roast.

Tonight you can choose to sleep in hammocks or bunk beds.


Day 8: River Expedition Back to St Laurent/Albina

Today (you are probably a little bit hung over), we travel back to Albina, after enjoying a last breakfast with the base camp team. Along the way we will stop at several beautiful uninhabited islands to have a BBQ lunch. By 5 PM we should be back in Albina, where we will board the waiting bus to Paramaribo. Around 8PM we will be back in Paramaribo.

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