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    South Africa's First World Heritage Site

    St Lucia Activities & Safaris

    Home of the Hippo

    Night Drive Safaris, Bush & Beach Safaris, Hippo & Croc Boat Cruises, Whale Watching  and the list go's on and on, we have picked the top Activities and Safaris for you to browse

    St Lucia lies within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa's very first world heritage site (Unesco 1999). It's a magical place to visit and ironically is only 54km away from the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park if you are driving from the Nyalazi Gate.

    This place is commonly referred to as a miracle and for good reason. Home to one of the largest free-roaming populations of Hippos in South Africa (800 or so), 1200 Nile Crocodiles, one of the largest Estuaries in Africa, tropical Indian Ocean currents, and numerous Biospheres.

    From the Ocean one may enjoy Whale Watching from June to the end of November when the Humpback Whales migrate past the shores, and then from November to the end of January one may enjoy Turtle Tours as the Leather Back and Logger Head Turtles return to lay their eggs.

    Some other remarkable Activities and Safaris that you too could enjoy while in St Lucia include the most popular Hippo Boat Trips on the Estuary. These two-hour outings are quite incredible and the boats will get you up close for some amazing photographs. Birding Tours are popular so too are guided walks. St Lucia is surrounded by wildlife and includes the likes of Leopard, Buffalo, Antelope, and many other species.

    Below are just some of the incredible St Lucia Activities & Safaris that you could experience while in the area. It's no wonder that St Lucia offers such a diverse and interesting amount of Activities and Safaris. You will absolutely love it and it is well worth a visit.



    Discover why this area is a world heritage site, from wetlands to Savannah grasslands to mangrove forests, unspoiled beaches, and an abundance of wildlife. Included on this safari outing is full catered lunch ( traditional South African barbecue), snorkel in a protected bay.

    Duration 8-hour safari

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    With an emphasis on snorkeling at Cape Vidal, we depart according to the tides, game viewing en-route.

    Duration 5-hour safari

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    Duration 2 hours aboard a boat witnessing Hundreds of Hippos and Nile Crocodiles

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    Sunset Safari

    What could be better than watching the African Sunset while out on Safari in South Africa's very first world heritage site? 

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    Go in search of the elusive Leopard, Elephants, Hippo, Buffalo, and much more. Hear the Bush come alive it's a nocturnal affair.

    Duration 3-hour safari

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    As St Lucia experiences sub-tropical weather year round temperatures remain in the 20 degrees, February and March being the hottest and winter months the nicest time to visit. Activities & Safaris run year-round with daily departures being available, during peak seasons it is however important to pre-book Activities & Safari outings. Heritage Tours & Safaris situated in the center of town offers an info center and booking office. Beaches in the area are warm year round with an average of 19 degrees due to the warm Indian Ocean current.

    For more information call +27 35 5901555

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    Tel:   +27 35 590 1555