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Greater St Lucia Wetland Park

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a nature experience and rehabitation victory

the area has been rehabitated and the game is really coming out of the bush figuratively and is a... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2015
kingsrest
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Durban, South Africa
Visit to world heritage site

A day visit to this UNESCO world heritage site is an eye opener and a pleasant experience. Well... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2015
Samuel H K
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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

the area has been rehabitated and the game is really coming out of the bush figuratively and is a decent nature viewing area . the kudus where large and healthy ,as where the different antelope species. we also saw many birds . the hides and...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

A day visit to this UNESCO world heritage site is an eye opener and a pleasant experience. Well serviced road's with excellent houseboats. The only concern is the lack by the Provincial Govt to restore and upgrade the public facilities. Govt needs to invest in...More

1  Thank Samuel H K
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Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Just spent an amazing 7 days in St lucia. Sea, lake, game reserve and lots more. Fishing is amazing. The whole area is spotless. This is our families annual favourite. Lots of tourists.

1  Thank Renee172
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Awesome visit, stayed at Amazulu Lodge ate at Alfredo's Restaurant visited Cape Vidal. Went on Advantage Tours boat ride on the lake as well as Whale watching. We explored this world heritage area with St Lucia Tours and Safaris and highly recommend them to all...More

2  Thank Jacues B
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

One of the countries world heritage site, a must visit. The two hour boat cruise is great. Saw quiet a few water buffalos.

1  Thank Shalina M
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

There is always so much to do here, unfortunately we keep missing leopard sightings but they are there! Not sure if the closure of the top road is helpful and I would like to see it reopened.

1  Thank Doug_Cartlidge
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Took the boat ride around the Wetland Park. There were lots of hippos here of course, but they stay mostly submerged. Fun to see them yawn and listen to them grunt. Sounds like a bunch of old men laughing.

2  Thank Jim-and-Donna
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

Its great to see how this area has recovered from the forestry industry of the last century. We saw a magnitude of animals birds and fish. The differing biomes within the park are also amazing to experience. Staff were friendly and professional, roads great and...More

1  Thank Hunneyball
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Reviewed 8 April 2015

interesting terrain; only able to buy a soft drink or ice cream so essential you take your own picnic or food/water. nice beach at Cape Vidal (swimming at own risk) but quite a strong pullback on returning waves! saw some rhinos! zebra! springboks & a...More

1  Thank Ridoutrm
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

We took a half day tour out of Richard's Bay for a close up look at a bit of South Africa's abundant wildlife from a different angle ~ on the water. After about an hour long drive, we reached the pier at the St. Lucia...More

Thank Eddiemack
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Moisher
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If you have your own vehicle (no 4WD needed) it is very easy. Generally the roads are reasonable (some tarred and others dirt - but not too bad). You can get a map at the park entrance and signage is good so you won't get... More
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