iSimangaliso Wetland Park Tours & Safaris

South Africa's very first World Heritage Site

Experience the very best of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Tours & Safaris

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iSimangaliso Wetland Park is officially the first world heritage site in South Africa. This place of wonder is situated on the north coast of KwaZulu Natal and stretches from the small village of St Lucia in the South to the border of Mozambique in the North. The area is enormous however offers incredible biodiversity from area to area. The South (St Lucia) offers a good base from where to explore as one may encounter Hippos wandering the streets at night in the residential area to the odd Leopard that frequents the area as well. St Lucia is truly a wildlife paradise with numerous species found both within and bordering the town.

From St Lucia one may travel to either the Western Shores or the Eastern shores of iSimangaliso Wetland Park, the two sides being divided by the largest Estuary in South Africa. This estuary is also home to more than 800 Hippos and 1000 Nile crocodiles's not to mention the abundance of Bird-life.

Heritage Tours & Safaris offers a wide variety of safaris and tours in the area, from Hippo & Croc Boat Cruises on the Estuary, Turtle Tours, Night Drive Safaris, and Day Safaris into either the Western Shores or Eastern Shores.

All Safaris are conducted in Open Game Drive Safaris and all Hippo and Croc Boat cruises are conducted on our specially built Vessels.

Heritage Tours & Safaris is affiliated and registered with all the required Authorities.


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Hippo Boat Trips

Witness the splendor and incredible scenery that surrounds the St Lucia Estuary, home to the largest Hippo Population in South Africa. The most popular Tour while in St Lucia.

R300.00 p/p

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Full Day iSimangaliso Safari Tour

Game Drive Safari Tour through South Africa's very first world heritage site. Hides, Pans, Loop Roads and Snorkeling on this magnificent days outing.

R795.00 p/p

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Half Day iSimangaliso Safari Tour

Snorkeling at Cape Vidal with magical Game Viewing not to mention the incredible scenery.

R650.00 p/p

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Bush & Boat Safari Tour

Enjoy both a Half Day Big 5 Safari into the Hluhluwe Umfolozi and then a Boat Safari on the St Lucia Estuary an ideal 1 Day Safari.

R1350.00 p/p

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Turtle Tours

Beauty and Magnificence, watch Leather Back and Logger Head Turtles.

R1200.00 p/p

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Sunrise Safari Drive

Incredible and Magnificent Sunsets Await you.

R495.00 p/p

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Sunset Safari Drive

Incredible and Magnificent Sunsets Await you.

R495.00 p/p

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Night Drive Safari

No safari to Africa is complete without a Night Drive Safari, it's a nocturnal Affair.

R520.00 p/p

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Formerly known as the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park, the area was proclaimed as a world heritage site in 1999 and is officially South Africa's very first world heritage site. 

Known for its diversity and numerous biospheres the area has fast become one of the top wildlife tourist destinations. With Hippos roaming freely in town not to mention numerous other wildlife species. 

The area is also known for its estuary which happens to be one of the largest in Africa. Home to approximately 800 Hippos, 1200 Nile Crocodiles, and an abundance of bird species +/- 450 species year-round. Related are some of the highest coastal vegetated dunes on the planet. 

The most popular recreational activity within the park is predominantly fishing, both rock, and surf as well as deep-sea fishing. The iSimangaliso Wetland Park coastline stretches for an incredible 280 km making fishing incredibly popular. 

Other recreational activities include the likes of self-guided hikes, bird watching, cycling, and self-drives into the numerous within the Park.

The park is managed by the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority, they are not related to Sanparks nor KZN Wildlife. 

The park is enormous and covers an area of 3,280 km².



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