Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, KwaZulu-Natal

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#29 of 134 in Parks in KwaZulu-Natal
Visit the World Heritage Site of Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, South Africa's third-largest protected area of rich biodiversity and natural beauty. With numerous overlapping ecosystems in a relatively small area, this park contains habitats ranging from coral reefs to sand beaches, dune forests, and wetlands. On land see African leopards, black and southern white rhinos, and elephants in their natural environs, while whales, dolphins, and loggerhead turtles swim in the ocean. Take a guided boat tour with knowledgeable staff and excellent views. Put Greater St Lucia Wetland Park and other KwaZulu-Natal attractions into our KwaZulu-Natal tour app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We went here as part of another tour but it is really worth seeing! You take about a 2 hour ride on a boat through the St. Lucia wetland. The boat stops many times to point out hippos, birds, and croc...  more »
  • You come here, of course, for the hippos. You will not be disappointed. A boat trip to the St. Lucia Lake is more than worth the effort. Also don't forget at night through the main street of St. Lucia. Big chance you will see the hippos snacking in the gardens.
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  • We spent two hours on a peaceful cruise up the estuary through three hippo pods. We saw two crocodiles, but none of the really large ones decided to make an appearance. Cape Buffalo had come for a dri...  more »
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