iSimangaliso Wetland Park, St Lucia

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Must see · World heritage site · Park · Nature / Park
Explore the lakes and bays of iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a protected area and a World Heritage Site known for its scenic landscape, as well as staggering ecosystem and wildlife diversity. Numerous options exist for enjoying the park, most of which include 4x4 rides to reach various hiking trails, fishing spots, and game viewing locations. Depending on the sites you visit, you can discover dune forests, pristine beaches, crocodiles, lions, hippos, whales, and a plethora of other mammals, birds, and marine species. It can take days or even weeks to see everything the massive reserve has to offer, but the park boasts plentiful accommodations and amenities for those wishing to extend their stay. Make iSimangaliso Wetland Park a part of your St Lucia vacation plans using our St Lucia trip itinerary maker.
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  • Very efficient and friendly team from booking to the day of the activities. Had a great time with our two skipper; one for the game drive and the other one for the hippo and boat cruise. Both...  more »
  • Cruise was enjoyable, we saw one croc who had unfortunately hurt by a pitcher's snare. The snare slid the cross neck right open. Guide could have been better, but we were fortunate to see a bloat of....  more »
  • The park is huge. Plenty clean ablution facilities. More than enough look out points. Also consider a night drive. Very safe. Definitely stop at Catalina and Charters.
  • Great park, need to visit both the Eastern side and Western side (unfortunately you need to pay for each side separately). Good hides and amazing birding.

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