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Cruises & Boat Tours

Our most recommended St Lucia Cruises & Boat Tours

St Lucia: Hippo and Crocodile Cruise on a 15-Seat Vessel

1. St Lucia: Hippo and Crocodile Cruise on a 15-Seat Vessel

Witness hippos, Nile crocodiles, and hundreds of bird species onboard a cruise departing from St Lucia. This two-hour safari gets you up close to the residents of the estuary. Discover St Lucia iSimangaliso Wetland Park, one of the largest Estuarine systems in Africa. Travel aboard an exclusive 15-seater vessel with experienced and knowledgable skippers and rangers onboard. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have and furnish you with some incredible facts and information on the area.

St Lucia Boat Safari and Emdoneni Wild Cat Day Tour

2. St Lucia Boat Safari and Emdoneni Wild Cat Day Tour

The tour leaves from Durban and heads north of South Africa to Isimangaliso Wetlands Park- Greater St Lucia.The 332,000 hectare Isimangaliso Wetland Park was announced South Africa's first World Heritage Site in December 1999, while its name still remains as the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park. It received this prestigious status in recognition of the beauty of the landscape, its unique ecological processes and the exceptional diversity of species that the park protects. You will go on a 2-hour boat estuary tour where you will have a chance to be close to hippos, crocodiles and the famous fish eagle. After the trip you will take a leisurely walk along the estuary and see the beauty of the coastline area. From there you will go to the Emdoneni Wild Cat Sanctuary where you will have the opportunity to learn more about South Africa's wild cat species. You will be taken aback by the beauty of the caracal, enchanted by the very playful cerval and mesmerized by the speed and agility of the cheetah. The aim of the Emdoneni Wild Cat Sanctuary is to care for wild cats that have been orphaned or injured in the wild and are in need of care and rehabilitation. They also intend to breed successfully if possible and release the offspring back into their natural habitat.

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What people are saying about St Lucia

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 10 reviews

Bekumnandi kakhulu bandla, mina nomkami sikuthokozelile ukuboniswa indalo kaJehova nokufundiswa ngayo. Umshayeli wethu ubenomusa futhi esichazela yonke into ngezilwane, iMvubu neZingwenya.

Enjoyable trip with a well informed guide sharing historical info and interesting animal and bird information.

Heini our guide was so knowledgeable & enthusiastic, which made our trip so enjoyable.

It was a great cruise. Lots to see. Beautiful sunset. Recommendation to go at 3pm.

Delightful morning trip with good commentary past numerous hippos and birds.