NATAL ELEPHANT COAST, ST LUCIA

7 Day 6 Nights Safari

 

The greater St. Lucia Wetland Park was established in 1999 and is declared as Unesco World Heritage site. 

The town St. Lucia itself lies bedded between the Indian Ocean and the St. Lucia Estuary. 

It is the only town that is situated in the middle of a Nature Reserve.  The Lake St. Lucia with its length of 85km and a average depth of 1m, it is the biggest estuarine system in the world and is home of thousands of crocodiles, hippos, fish and birds.

 

Popular Attractions

Activities

Jozini Lake
Game Drives
Hluhlwe Game Reserve
Forest Walk
Cape Vidal
Swimming
Mkuze Nat. Park
Boat cruise in the Estuary
St Lucia
 
Cultural Dancing
 
Basket Weavers
 
Crocodile Farm
 

 

Total 2 100Km

Recommended right through the year

 

Per Person Sharing

$

1-2 People
$2 650
€1 900
3-4 People
$2 400
€1 700
5-6 People
$2 050
€1 450
7-9 People
$1 750
€1 250

 

Safari includes 

Safari excludes 

Entrance fees and Government Taxes. 
Lunches, Dinner and all beverages. 
Transport to and from OR Tambo Airport
Excluding Visas.
Conservation fees and all activities mentioned above. 
 All personal expenses.
Bed and Breakfast and 3 Dinners. 
 

 

ITINERARY

Day

Destination

Activities

Comment

1
Pongola
Sundowner Boat Cruise
Dinner
2
Mkuze Game Reserve
Game Viewing
Wild Fig Forest Walk
Most beautiful Game Reserve in South Africa - Dinner
3
Bushlands
Basket Weavers
Crocodile Farm
Cultural Dancing
 
Dinner
4
Hhuhluwe/Umfolozi
Nature Park
Game Viewing
 One of the oldest Game Reserves in Africa- Founded in 1985
5
St Lucia
Boat cruise on the Estuary - Beach
UNESCO World heritage site declared in 1999
6
Cape Vidal
Beach - Game Viewing
St Lucia biggest Wetland Park in the world.  85km large and about 1m deep
7
Return to OR Tambo Airport
Beach
 

 

Discover the Mystery of the Mountains….and Magic of Mkuze
This region rests below the mighty and mysterious Lubombo Mountains, in the north-western area of the Elephant Coast.  The fever tree flourishes here, glinting in afternoon sunsets along waterways and in reserves such as Mkuze and Ndumo.  The region’s history is intriguing, the landscape interesting and diverse and the activities unique.

The greater St. Lucia Wetland Park is in 1999 established and is declared as Unesco World Heritage site. The town St. Lucia itself lies bedded between the Indian Ocean and the St. Lucia Estuary. It is the only town that is situated in the middle of a Nature Reserve. The Lake St. Lucia with its length of 85km and a average depth of 1m, is the biggest estuarine system in the world and is home of thousands of crocodiles, hippos, fish and birds.

Hhuhluwe – Umfolozi - One of the largest and oldest Game Parks in South Africa founded in 1895. This Game Park is renowned for its wide variety of bird and animal life. The Park covers 96 000ha and its home of the Big 5 like Lion, Worlds biggest Elephant , Buffalo and large population of White and Black Rhino’s.

The Elephant Coast, ancient Zulu territory, is packaged into four diverse tourist routes each offering a unique experience.  The diversity of activities in this region extends from marine life to Big 5 game viewing, includes world class birding and Deep-sea diving, it’s where you will find the province’s largest African elephants and the ocean’s mighty Humpback Whales.

 

Itinerary can change due to unforeseen circumstances.
Terms of payments: 50% non-refundable payment on booking.  Trip may however be postponed to a later date.  Balance is payable in cash on arrival.
Please enquire for the best price before booking.  

 

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For more information contact Piotrek Peter Plank on 082 814 2705 or bookings@thakaduafricansafaris.co.za


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