Water activity

St Lucia: Hippo and Crocodile Cruise on a 15-Seat Vessel

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42 reviews

St Lucia: Hippo and Crocodile Cruise on a 15-Seat Vessel

Activity provider: Shoreline boat cruises
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 28.24 per person

Hop aboard a comfortable 15-seater vessel and cruise through the "Home of the Hippo." Look out for these massive beasts and other endemic creatures. Listen to fascinating facts about the area from the onboard skippers.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 2 hours
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  • Journey up one of the largest Estuarine systems in Africa, St Lucia Estuary iSimangaliso Wetland Park
  • Cruise through the home to the largest population of hippos in South Africa
  • Hear fun facts from the skippers and rangers
Full description
Witness hippos, Nile crocodiles, and hundreds of bird species onboard a cruise departing from St Lucia. This two-hour safari gets you up close to the residents of the estuary. Discover St Lucia iSimangaliso Wetland Park, one of the largest Estuarine systems in Africa. Travel aboard an exclusive 15-seater vessel with experienced and knowledgable skippers and rangers onboard. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have and furnish you with some incredible facts and information on the area.
  • Cruise
  • Tea and coffee onboard (sunset cruise only)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • Masks are optional for this activity

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    Meeting point

    Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure at Siyabonga Jetty St Lucia. The jetty is located just before the bridge on the left before entering St Lucia. There is ample parking on either side of the road.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Jacket
    • Binoculars
    • Snacks

    Know before you go

    •  A full refund will be given if the tour is cancelled due to weather conditions
    •  You are welcome to bring along your own refreshments
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 42 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
    • Transportation
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    Great guide, unique ecosystem.

    May 8, 2022

    April 14, 2022

    Nothing to see other than hippos… which is absolutely fine if the guide had the energy and it knowledge to explain the small things- the birds, the trees, interesting info about the area etc.

    March 30, 2022

    Product ID: 361455