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Things To Do

The Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park

Big 5 Safari
The Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park is around 55km which is ± 45 minutes drive from St Lucia. The Big 5 Safari includes - lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard which can all be seen in the park, as well as a variety of other species, including cheetah, wild dog and giraffe.

Birding

Birding
The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is home to some of South Africa’s best birding species. These areas host a range of endemics such as Neergard’s Sunbird, Rudd’s Apalis, Woodward’s Batis and Lemon-breasted Canary.


Cape Vidal

Cape Vidal
Cape Vidal is renowned for it's untouched beaches and sport fishing. It holds the distinction of allowing visitors access to both the Africa Wildlife, such as the white rhino, as well as the Marine life of the Indian Ocean Coast.


Coelacanth

Coelacanth
The coelacanth was thought be extinct more than 70 million years ago. These fish were only recently discovered, in the St Lucia Wetland Park Marine Coast.


Crocodile Centre

Crocodile Centre
The Crocodile Centre offers an exciting and informative outing for visitors. Enjoy a guided tour conducted by a SATOUR registered guide who works closely with crocodiles every day. The Centre now hosts an remarkable collection of snake species.


Cycling Tour

Cycling Tour
Tour of the St Lucia village and the surroundings on Mountain Bikes. Your guide will have comprehensive knowledge of common birds, estuary ecology, forest and grassland ecology.


Fishing

Fishing
For the South African locals, St Lucia is traditionally famous for it's fishing activities. The estuary and marine life is very rich and diverse making fishing an extremely popular activity along the entire St Lucia Coastline and the Estuary System.


The Elephant Coast of KwaZulu Natal

Elephant Coast
St Lucia lies within The Elephant Coast of KwaZulu Natal South Africa. Elephants, Rhino and Lion, Whales, Turtles and Marlin, Warm Indian Ocean, Pristine Blonde Beaches, Sub-Tropical Climate, are some of the terms connected within this area.


St Lucia Estuary Cruise

Estuary Cruise
How about a relaxed boat trip down the St Lucia Estuary, where you can watch the passing fish eagles, hippos, crocodiles and goliath herons against a setting of mangrove swamps while you sip a drink.


St Lucia Wetlands

St Lucia Wetlands
In 1999 UNESCO declared iSimangaliso (The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park), a Natural World Heritage Site. The park, surrounding five major ecosystems, is affectionately referred to as a ecological paradise and is home to a diversity of wildlife, birds, plants, insects, fish, reptiles and scenic beauty.

Horse Riding

Horse Riding
Bhangazi Horse Safaris offers beach and Safari rides in the St Lucia Wetlands where close encounters with the game is assured. The Park is home to many antelope, zebra, wildebeest, elephant, buffalo, rhino and more.


Kayak Safari

Kayak Safari
For the keen adventurer who wants to kayak amongst the Hippos and Crocs on the St Lucia Estuary. Please note this is not for the faint hearted.


Safari Night Drive

Safari Night Drive
A 2-3 hour Safari Night Drive in an open game drive vehicle. See the nocturnal wildlife that are only active at night. Sightings include Hippopotamus (out of the water), bushbabies and even the elusive leopard.


St. Lucia Sports

Sport
For the Sporting visitor, St Lucia offers Squash and Bowls, in the village and Tennis and Golf at the nearby Monzi Country Club.


St. Lucia Beaches

St Lucia Beaches
St Lucia is in a sub-tropical climate, experiencing ± 300 days of sunshine a year. This together with the warm Indian Ocean and St Lucia's pristine blonde beaches makes for a wonderful beach adventure.


Turtle Tour

Turtle Tour
During the turtle season you have the unique opportunity to view the gigantic Leatherback and smaller Loggerhead Turtles beach, at their ancestral nesting ground - bringing forth a new generation.



Walking Trails

Walking Trails
St Lucia area has been subject to minimal human interference so hikers have the opportunity to experience natural landscapes which are undisturbed by man. Good chance of sighting small antelope, zebra, and bush pig. Bird life is plentiful.


Whale Watching

Whale Watching
Boat based whale watching tour. From July to November, the Humpback and Southern Wright whale dwell in the St Lucia waters, during their annual migration to mate and calf. Whale sightings guaranteed or your money back.


Zulu Cultural Tour at Khula Village

Zulu Cultural Tour
A tour of the Khula Zulu Village will give you an summary of current Zulu life with visits to schools, churches, Zulu dancing and a taste of Zulu beer. This combined with a visit to the traditional Sangoma, which is also known as a witch doctor.

TURTLE BAY LODGE

Turtle Bay Lodge Guest House and B&B is located in the beautiful town of St Lucia on the Zululand coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

CONTACT DETAILS

Telephone 076 499 4795 (Jan) 083 271 4192 (Fiona)

Email info@turtlebaylodge.co.za

Location 95 Pelican Street, St. Lucia, Kwazulu Natal, 3936
P.O. Box 124, St. Lucia, Kwazulu Natal, 3936

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