While in St Lucia why not participate on a Hippo & Croc Boat Cruise, these 2 hour excursions depart every two hours and are most definitely well worth it. The St Lucia Estuary is home to more than 800 Hippo's and 1200 Nile Crocodiles, not to mention the abundance of Bird-life.
The St Lucia Estuary 85 km in total length runs from the Indian Ocean in the South up towards Cape Vidal. Hippo & Croc Boat cruises are offer these magnificent trips and travel north up the system towards the second narrows, a concession-ed area that only permitted vessels are allowed to access. Total length of approximately 8/9 km and one will have ample opportunities to take hundreds of Pictures of the amazing wildlife both in the water as well as on the banks of the Estuary.
The best times to do a Boat Cruise is either early morning or late afternoon, enjoy a sunrise while out on a boat watching the Hippo's return to the water after a night of grazing, or enjoy a late afternoon sunset cruise while watching the wildlife getting ready to go on a feast. Top recommended Boat cruise operators include Shoreline Boat & Walking safaris, they offer both Hippo & Croc Boat Cruises and also guided walks into the bush from the vessel, this 3 hour guided walk and boat cruise is truly an experience never to be forgotten.
For more information click here Cost is R220.00 p/person for the 2 Hour Boat Cruise and R540.00 p/person.
For more information contact +27 35 5901555