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iSimangaliso Wetland Park

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Main Road, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
+27 35 590 1633
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“cape vidal” (237 reviews)
“self drive” (43 reviews)
“the loop” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Main Road, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
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+27 35 590 1633
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"cape vidal"
in 237 reviews
"self drive"
in 43 reviews
"the loop"
in 13 reviews
"wetland park"
in 35 reviews
"western shores"
in 24 reviews
"the main road"
in 16 reviews
"catalina bay"
in 9 reviews
"entrance gate"
in 9 reviews
"nature reserve"
in 8 reviews
"samango monkeys"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 13 reviews
"low tide"
in 9 reviews
"indian ocean"
in 13 reviews
"world heritage site"
in 13 reviews
"eastern shore"
in 8 reviews
"south africa"
in 23 reviews
"black rhino"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We drove ourselves up to cape Vidal and back to Saint Lucia. Stop on the left at the entrances to buy your tickets and you need your passport. It was a cheap entrances fee. The roads are all new and the side loop roads if...More

1  Thank Kate G
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We drove both the eastern and western roads and took all of the turnouts along the way. We had spent 9 days in Kruger and iMpila game reserves, so the wetlands provided a different type of self drive. If I had to do it again...More

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide Patrick knew a lot, was very patient for us to spot animals and take pictures. The breakfast and lunch were very good and served at a very beautifull spot. Like we booked the VIP version !

Thank _jan_lietaert
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a solo safari in the National Park. I visited Cape Vidal (the eastern part of the park) and also the western part - the entrance is just outside Saint Lucia when driving south. There weren’t many people in the western part but...More

Thank mdbt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved driving around the wetlands. Really enjoyed swimming at Mission Rocks and Cape Vidal (especially Cape Vidal). Lovely warm water compared to Western Cape!

Thank Sandy1038
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a few hours in the Western Shores Park which was decent and we saw lots of game. There is also an wonderful lookout point over the lake at a distance. The big disappointment was the lack of picnic facilities which meant we needed...More

Thank A L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great! To do! In winter crocodiles are slowing down, and you can really see them from close-by. Hippos come in herds, we saw small hippos playing. Exciting and very enjoyable!

Thank Sara T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would have loved to have spent more time in the park. Our tour group did a boat trip on the river where we saw lots of hippos, crocodiles and a fish hawk. The commentary on the boat trip was quite good.

Thank ImeldaMario
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This world heritage site is truly magnificent and should be on everyone's list of places to see. It offers beach, lake and wildlife in one and is very beautiful

Thank janehenshall12
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Magic area, paradise on earth. We drove to Cape Vidal and took trips to see hippos and crocks, it was unbeliveble.

Thank hoejlund
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GSCtraveler
7 March 2018|
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Response from hilltopOxon | Reviewed this property |
self drive - it was nice to be able to stop when you wanted and stay at viewing points as long as we wished - enjoy !
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K44YEJ
25 May 2017|
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Response from liberdade1 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is February/March. The turtles start laying their eggs in November and incubation is about 65 days. The tours will drive you up the beach at night to see the turtles - you have a chance of seeing leopards and... More
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