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St Lucia Activities & Safaris 2023-24

No matter what Activity or Safari you are looking for we have one that you are sure to love while in St Lucia lets make 2023 an amazing one.

An Exceptional Experience Awaits You

What to do in St Lucia South Africa, Night Drive Safaris, Bush & Beach Safaris, Hippo & Croc Boat Cruises, Big 5 Safaris, Bicycle Tours & Rentals, Zulu Cultural Tours and Deep Sea Fishing many more. Explore with Heritage Tours & Safaris with more than 19 years of experience in Tourism Travel, join them, and discover the beauty that surrounds St Lucia. St Lucia has to be one of the very areas from where to enjoy and experience multiple Tours, Safaris, and Activities.

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Special Promotion: Sunrise Bush & Boat Safari

Explore the Eastern shores of iSimangaliso on a 3-hour safari and a 2-hour Boat Cruise, the only one of its kind while in St Lucia, iSimangaliso Wetland Park.

Duration: 5 hours

Adults from R955.00 p/p

St Lucia Activities & Safaris (Water Activity)

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Hippo Boat Cruise

Journey up one of the largest Estuarine systems in Africa. Home to the largest population of Hippos in South Africa, an abundance of Nile Crocodiles and bird life. (iSimangaliso Wetland Park)

Duration: 2 hours

Adults from R380.00

St Lucia Activities & Safaris (Bush Activity)

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Special: Sunset Drive

Journey into the Eastern Shores of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park on a magical sunset safari drive. Magical, majestic, and incredible. (iSimangaliso Wetland Park)

Duration: 3-hour safari 

 Adults from R575.00

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Special: Sunrise Drive

Journey into the Eastern Shores of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park on a magical sunrise safari drive. Magical, majestic, and incredible. (iSimangaliso Wetland Park)

Duration: 3-hour safari 

 Adults from R575.00

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Night Drive Safari

Go in search of the elusive Leopard, Elephant, Hippo, Buffalo, and much more. Hear the bush come alive it's a nocturnal affair. Departing each evening, be picked up at your accommodation while overnighting in St Lucia. Open Game Drive Safari Vehicle. (iSimangaliso Wetland Park)

Duration: 3 hour safari 

 Adults from R695.00 

St Lucia Activities & Safaris (Including Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park)

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Heritage Full Day Safari

Discover why this area is a world heritage site, from wetlands to Savannah grasslands to the abundance of wildlife that roam the area. Magnificent scenery and a chance to snorkel in a protected bay.Open Game Drive Safari Vehicle, iSimangaliso Wetland Park.

Duration: 8-hour safari 

 Adults from R940.00

Vidal snorkeling

Heritage Half Day Safari

With an emphasis on snorkeling at Cape Vidal, You can also see some Leopard and other great game viewings while within this magnificent world heritage site, iSimangaliso Wetland Park.

 Duration: 5-hour safari 

 Adults from R790.00

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Turtle Tours

Go in search of Loggerhead and Leatherback Turtles along the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Beach. Please Note these outings are seasonal and only take place from November to the end of February. (iSimangaliso Wetland Park)

Duration 6/8 hours

Bookings are Essential

St Lucia Activities & Safaris (Big 5 & Water Activity)

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Bush & Boat Safari

Experience Africa at its best, a Half Day Big 5 morning safari and then late afternoon Sunset Hippo Boat Safari. These safari tours take place in Hluhluwe and iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Departing Daily.

Duration: Safari 6/7 hrs and Boat Cruise 2 hrs

Adults from R1640.00

Bookings Advisable

St Lucia Activities & Safaris (Too Hluhluwe Umfolozi from St Lucia)

Big 5 Safaris to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve

The Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park is a mere 45 minutes drive from St Lucia. This is the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa. This Big 5, 9600 hectare park offers not only the possibility of witnessing the Big 5 but also Cheetah's and Wild Dogs to mention but a few of the incredible wildlife within the reserve.

We depart daily from St Lucia, all clients are picked up from their relevant accommodation and transferred through to the park on a Big 5 Adventure.

Half Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Safari

Full Day Big 5 Safaris

It's an early start 5 am if you are traveling with us from St Lucia, 6 am for all other guests meeting us at the park. Included are all conservation levies, breakfast, lunch, and all refreshments. (Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park)

Duration: 7/8 hrs

Adults from R1550.00

Open Game Drive Safari Vehicle

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Half Day Big 5 Safaris

It's an early start 5 am if you are traveling with us from St Lucia, 6 am for all guests meeting us at the park. Included is all conservation levies, bush breakfast, and refreshments. (Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park)

Duration: 6/7 hrs

Adults from R1260.00

Open Game Drive Safari Vehicle

St Lucia Activities & Safaris (Ocean Activities)

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Deep Sea Fishing St Lucia

Charter Fishing Operators List in St Lucia. Departing Daily (Weather Dependent).

Bookings Essential

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St Lucia Whale Watching

St Lucia offers you an opportunity to witness one of the most incredible sightings of Humpback Whales. 

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Deep Sea Fishing Sodwana Bay

Charter Fishing from the beautiful Sodwana Bay. Departing Daily (Weather Dependent).

For Pricing

Bookings Essential

Jozini Tiger Fishing

Jozini Tiger Fishing

There are few places in Africa where you have the chance of fishing for the mighty Tiger Fish while rhinos graze along the banks of the Jozini Dam


St Lucia Activities & Safaris (Adventurous)

St Lucia Bicycle Tours & Rentals

Bicycle Tours & Rentals

Discover the very beauty that surrounds St Lucia by Bike.

Bookings Preferred 

St Lucia Activities & Safaris (Cultural Tours)

Zulu Cultural Tours St Lucia

Zulu Cultural Tours & Village

Experience firsthand the traditions, customs and much more.

Bookings Preferred 

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St Lucia Horse Riding

Experience Game Viewing with a Difference, Bush or Beach Riding Options

St Lucia Guided Walks and Birding Tours

St Lucia Guided Walks & Birding Tours

Looking for a guided walking adventure while in St Lucia, the area is synonymous for its amazing trails in and around St Lucia.

Frequently Asked Questions

Without a doubt, the top Activity in St Lucia has to be the Hippo & Croc Boat Cruise, these 2 hr trips offer one some fantastic sights of the 800 or so Hippos in the Estuary.

Other Activities in and around St Lucia include guided walks, sunset drives, cape vidal tours, big 5 safaris to Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, and much more.  

The list is endless, should you be a nature lover then you are truly in for a super treat. Surrounded by a world heritage site and having wildlife roam freely in and around the town makes for some amazing and incredible sightings. 

Our Top 12 Things to Do while in St Lucia include:

Some more Activities in and Around St Lucia

  • Why not head to the Crocodile center and enjoy some amazing sights of the numerous species at the center.
  • Also young or old everyone loves to try some fishing the beach is ideal and safe to let them try.
  • Get the kids to identify some bird species in and around Town.

Night Drives

Sunset Drives

Self Drives through town in search of the Hippos grazing

Enjoy one of the numerous restaurants and enjoy the local Zulu Dancers

Yes, absolutely St Lucia is Malaria free. Parks Board started an initiative years ago to eradicate malaria and there has not been any cases of malaria in the area for years. 

St Lucia and its surrounding areas offer some of the most pristine wildlife and parks. St Lucia is also the very first world heritage site in South Africa and for good reason. The area is ideal for wildlife enthusiasts, fishermen, families and those just wanting to relax. 

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Big 5 Safaris

Heritage Tours & Safaris

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Heritage Tours & Safaris was established in 2003 and has since fast become one of the top specialist Safari Tour Operators in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. 

The company offers a wide variety of Day Safari's departing daily as well as some extra ordinary Over Night Safari Packages. Travel to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Mkuze Game Reserve or any other top destination in the province with the company and know that you are in good hands.

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St Lucia Activities & Safaris st_lucia_south_africaAs St Lucia experiences sub tropical weather year round tempretures remain in the 20 degrees, February and March being the hottest and winter months the nicest time to visit. Activities & Safaris run year round with daily departures being available, during peak seasons it is however important to pre book Activities & Safari outings.

Heritage Tours & Safaris is situated in the centre of town and offers an info centre and booking office. Should you require any information please do not hesitate to contact us. For Safaris to the world aclaimed Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve click on the highlighted link.

Heritage Tours & Safaris offers a wide variety of outings and safari excursions in and around St Lucia, their knowledgeable and experienced team of Staff and Game Rangers will undoubtedly make your next safari one never to be forgotten.

For Enquiries and Bookings info@stlucia.co.za

Or Call +27 35 5901555

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Top Attraction is the Hippo Boat Cruises at R300 pp