After emancipation, the plantation was sold to the Moravians, the later Moravian Church. There was a second wave in the gold mining area started. In 1882 the firm CKC Kersten & Co. bought the plantation. CKC Kersten & Co was a so-called zengingsfirma; she wore 50'000 guilders a year off to the cashier of the Moravians. CKC Kersten & Co is involved in the region. One day the company took the initiative to set up a luxurious resort in the context of ecotourism. This 'Berg en Dal Eco & Cultural River Resort' comprises 2400 ha of forest and river, a "canopy tour", kayaking, mountain bike tours, gold panning, and the pride of the initiators, a cable car over the Suriname River. Six hectares of land has been reserved for luxury lodges, where 150 tourists can be accommodated. The cultural heritage of the Maroon village in the neighborhood are also part of the resort. On 18 December 2008, the resort opened.
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