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St Lucia KZN South Africa – Where?

St Lucia KZN South Africa is situated 240 kms north of Durban in the Province of KwaZulu Natal. The colourful coastal town on the southern part of the South African World Heritage Site, Isimangaliso Wetland Park is a well-positioned place to be based in this area. The quaint town is a kaleidoscope of colour and has an abundance of interesting and informative signage.

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St Lucia KZN South Africa – Accommodation

There is a wide variety of accommodation on offer in and around the town. From camping to backpacking, there are also lodges from up-market establishments to self-catering units and bed and breakfasts. Hidden off the main street there is a glamping establishment for something different.

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St Lucia KZN South Africa –Town Central.

Mckenzie Street has a wide selection of small shops and tour operators including curios, beach-ware, camera equipment, a chemist and small supermarket. Between the shops are many restaurants and coffee shops offering high quality food and refreshments.

St Lucia KZN South Africa – Activities.

In close proximity to the town is the Umfolozi Game Reserve and the Western and Eastern Shore sections of iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Self-drive or safari tours are suitable options for game viewing. For an ideal beach experience there are beaches at St Lucia or take a short trip north to Cape Vidal for better swimming conditions.

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Whale Watching Tours (only June to November) and Turtle Watching Tours (only November to March) are popular seasonal activities. Bucket list both activities.

Cruises on St Lucia Estuary are very popular and operate throughout the year. Hippos and crocodiles sightings occur regularly and the estuary teams with bird life. Options available for excellent viewing are large cruisers and smaller barges. Cruises take place throughout the day but the late afternoon trip often provides spectacular sunsets.

St Lucia KZN South Africa boat cruise estuary

There are numerous other activities and things to do including hiking, fishing, bird viewing, horse safaris and beach rides. Another very pleasant option is just relaxing.

When visiting Zululand please be conscious of littering and plastic pollution.

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