9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal Fishing

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal – St Lucia is a small, colorful, coastal town 240 kilometres north of Durban via the N2 highway. It is situated on the border of Isimangaliso Wetland Park, a South African World Heritage Site.

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal Whale Watching

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal – Seasonal Activities

  • Whale Watching. Together with Hermanus in the Western Cape this Zululand town has become a mecca for whale watching and the official season is from June to November. Read more here.
  • Turtle Tours take place during the night from January to March. The beaches close to St Lucia are the only nesting place in Africa for Leatherback and Loggerhead turtles.  There are guided tours for both laying and hatching of eggs. Read more here.
9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal Turtle Tours

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal – More Wildlife

  • Estuary Cruises. Various operators offer cruises on the St Lucia Estuary. Boats are moored at two jetties, Sunset Jetty in Town and Siyabonga Craft Market Jetty.
  • Birding. The area is important as a breeding area for water birds and supports large numbers of pelicans, flamingos and storks. St Lucia and the surrounding areas which includes the lake has well over 400 recorded bird species.
  • Crocodile Center. Take a visit to the center a couple of kilometers north of the town that has an international breeding program. St Lucia is the largest breeding area in South Africa of the Nile Crocodile.
  • Fishing. The area is synonymous with fishing and has been termed a fishermen’s paradise for coastal and deep-sea experiences.
9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal Eatuary cruises

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal – Cultural

Veyane Cultural Village is a contemporary traditional Zulu experience where visitors are informed about Zulu culture. Experience Zulu singing and dancing and traditional Zulu food.

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal – Day Trips

Day Trips. Isimangaliso Western Shores, bordering the town, is a small game reserve teaming with wildlife. Isimangaliso Eastern Shores includes a more scenic option and a spectacular beach at Cape Vidal. Neither reserve has the complete Big 5.

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal Sunset Jetty

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal – Sunset

Sunsets experienced from Sunset Jetty are often exceptional so bring you favorite drink, maybe a Carling Black Label or Amarula Cream, and snack and watch the sun go down from the wooden jetty.

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal South African Tourism

9 Things to do in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal

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