Hippo Boat Cruise 2 Hour Trips R300.00 Per Person

Join Heritage Tours & Safaris on a 2 Hour Hippo Boat Cruise on the largest estuarine system in Africa. Departing every 2 hours these trip offer you an opportunity to witness the resident Hippo's and Nile Crocodiles that reside in the area. It is estimated that 800 Hippo's and 1200 Nile crocodiles reside in the area. The system 85km from top to bottom and 25km wide at its widest is regarded as the largest estuarine system in Africa. With an incredible abundance of Birdlife year long you are assured of some magnificent sightings and photographic opportunities.

Travel aboard the two Shoreline Vessels (Heritage Tours & Safaris) that have been custom built for the prevailing conditions and environment. These two vessels offer you the shallowest draft getting you closer to any sighting than any other vessel on the estuary. Small in size the vessels are only permitted to carry 15 passengers, with ample space to move about and knowledgeable and experienced skipper/ rangers you will undoubtedly be intrigued by the amount of information that you will receive during the duration of the Hippo Boat Cruise. Each vessel has been fitted with 4 stroke outboard motors making your boat cruise comfortable and most importantly as quiet as possible. It is customary for the skipper to switch the motors off and slowly drift towards a sighting, just imagine an African Fish Eagle only 2 meters away or an entire pod of Hippo's right in front of the vessel.

Heritage Tours & Safaris was established in 2003 and has since become the sought after safari specialist company in the area, the company offers you professional game rangers and highly qualified skippers. All vessels are SAMSA accredited and each skipper/ guide is endorsed by SAMSA, Theta and FEGASA South Africa. Departure Times vary according to Season however the Sunset Trips are by far the most rewarding with True African Sunsets, African Fish Eagle calls and the bellowing grunts of Hippo's will leave you with a real African experience.

Price R300.00 per person for two hour trips and for those limited with time we also offer a 1hour Hippo Boat Cruise at R110.00 per person.

Please do note that during the local school holidays these trips are incredibly popular so prior bookings are essential.

Contact Us +27 35 5901555 Mail us at info@stlucia.co.za

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What To Bring Along:

Binoculars, Camera and you are more than welcome to bring a small cooler along

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