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Saint Lucia Estuary

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Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
035 590 1001
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St Lucia Estuary Boat Cruise
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This estuary is part of the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park and includes fishing, hiking tours, boat tours and a crocodile center. The crocodiles make swimming an ill-advised idea.
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Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
035 590 1001

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went out on Adventure Cruises at 9am.... lovely weather... not too hot yet! Saw plenty of hippo some crocs and even a Goliath Herron and a pair of monitor lizards! A well priced morning trip!

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must if you visit St Lucia. You can use any boat they all go to the same hippo viewing sites. . We saw many a pod of hippo, we also heard them communicate with each other.

Thank NHaacke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our cruise. Saw tons of hippos including moms with babies. Also spotted several beautiful,birds including Kingfisher and Eagle. Learned a lot about hippo behavior from the Captain.

Thank LAHarleyGal
Reviewed 1 week ago

St Lucia really has it all. Small town with all anybody would ever need incl. petrol and diesel and a large variety of accommodation for all budgets. The beaches are clean and hardly ever really crowed and it is one of the few places in...More

Thank Constant N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Wetland Park is a World Heritage Site and is absolutely pristine - from beautiful beaches to stunning scenery, abundant bird- and wild-life and warm and friendly people. Very reasonably priced and in pristine condition.

Thank AnniedPretoria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Johann and his boat Maverick gave us a great day which started very spectacular when he picted us up with his boat on a trailer behind a tractor. On the beach the launch of the boat was a real adventure. Fishing was fun and exciting...More

Thank Els M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

About 1 000 hippos in the Estuary. We enjoyed our boat trip with Heritage Tours. Saw Fish Eagle very close.

Thank elmien2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wetlands excursion learns you about the wetlands and its unique role. Plenty of choice at good price

Thank Onno M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

St Lucia is one of my favourite towns in South Africa. Do take time to do the little boardwalk from the estuary to the beach. The Estuary attracts birds and pelicans are a familiar sight, along with crocodiles and hippos. The Hippos come out of...More

Thank Frances S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I accompanied 16 high school students (and 2 teachers) from St. Louis, MO to South Africa in June/July 2017. On one of the memorable days we spent in St. Lucia, we took a late afternoon cruise in the Estuary...The wildlife seen from the water was...More

Thank shannonvet64
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Response from D1201FSmarkh | Reviewed this property |
50 - 100 Rand is an appropriate tip .
7 August 2016|
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Most passengers book through the boat trip company and they come and fetch you from your B and B or hotel, so most people did not take a car and park it. From what I recall, there was a parking area with some cars parked in... More
19 October 2015|
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Response from AndreduP1948 | Reviewed this property |
The best is to get holed of the Parks Board they will give you the correct answer Thanks