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St Lucia KwaZulu Natal South Africa

St Lucia KwaZulu Natal, South Africa is situated in the North Eastern part of South Africa. Only 250km north of Durban one has easy access to this incredible little town. St Lucia remains magnificent and wild, with Hippo’s still roaming the residential streets at night. St Lucia is situated in the subtropics and tropical weather is experienced year round, added to this one may also enjoy warm swimming conditions in the ocean due to the Indian Ocean currents.

KwaZulu Natal South Africa known for the Zulu’s are a friendly nation with numerous customs and cultures, the landscape is littered with sugarcane fields, bush and incredible views of the ocean. The infrastructure within KwaZulu Natal is very good and the roads are of the best in South Africa. Getting to St Lucia take the N2 northbound from Durban and continue for aprox 220km then take the right hand turn to Mtubatuba and then continue towards St Lucia on the R618 for an additional 28km.

St Lucia is a great base from where to discover and explore the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa’s first world heritage site since 1999. The area is enormous however St Lucia and its infrastructure will be able to not only accommodate you but discover the entire area. St Lucia KwaZulu Natal was previously known as a small fishing village which was incredibly popular with the local South African’s. Since its inception as a world heritage site St Lucia has fast become one of the country’s top tourist attractions. Where else can one witness Hippo walking down the streets, go on a boat safari on one of Africa’s largest Estuary’s and see first hand Hippo pods, Crocodiles and an array of bird species. Or travel into iSimangaliso Wetland Park and witness Rhino, Buffalo, Elephant and┬áLeopard.

St Lucia is a magical place to discover, beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, Humpback Whales migrating past during winter, Turtles laying their eggs during the summer months and so much more that the list just never seems to stop. For those wanting to just enjoy the beauty why not take a walk on one of the many trails in and around St Lucia. Or better yet take to the loop roads and hides within the park. Once at Cap eVidal one can enjoy a protected bay for some snorkelling, awesome picnic spots and more magical views. St Lucia KwaZulu Natal South Africa offers you so much that this will too become one of your top destination while in South Africa.

St Lucia KwaZulu Natal South Africa Activities:

Hippo & Croc Boat Safaris

Night Drive Safaris

Day Safaris to Cape Vidal

Zulu Cultural Shows

Guided Walking Trails

Quad Biking

Deep Sea Fishing Charters

Horse Riding

Star Gazing

Turtle Tours

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