Is located in the Northern Range between the villages of Matelot and Grand Riviere.
In 2004 it had declared part of the Matura National Park’s, Environmentally Sensitive Area (ESA) by the EMA.
The park has an area of 9,000 hectares, which includes the watersheds of Rio Seco, Salybia, Toco and Matelot.
The natural vegetation of Mora forest provides a welcoming habitat to a variety of wildlife.
These Include deers, ocelots, porcupines, howler monkeys and the critically endangered Pawi.
The river got its name from sharks, that use to enter the mouth of the river at high tide.
This has not occurred for some time and it is safe to swim in the beautiful water.
Shark River is beautiful river destination that is ideal for a good river lime.
With many shallow spots for wading complemented by deep crystal clear pools for swimming, it is a river that everyone can enjoy.
The clarity of the water is astounding and in deep areas, the surrounding lush vegetation gives the water an amazing emerald green tinge.
On weekends the area beneath the bridge, with it’s crystal clear pools is a popular camping destination.
Shark River is also equipped with concrete seating, portable facilities and tables.
Making it the ultimate destination for a river lime.
For nature lovers
The more adventurous can explore upstream where you will discover various pools, gorges and waterfalls.
Once river conditions are favorable there is also the option to explore beyond the waterfall.
The river has eroded the landscape with such perfection to carve a vertical wall, a stunning attraction.
The natural phenomenon located three miles upstream known as The Wall.
This can only be accessed by climbing over giant boulders and waterfalls and is only recommended for experienced hikers.