St Lucia is a small village set in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, and just a stones throw from the Indian Ocean. It's a popular destination for whale watching at the right time of year, or deep sea fishing and watching hippos and crocodiles on the river all year round. It also makes for a good stop on the road between Durban and Johannesburg.
There are plenty of activities to indulge in while in St Lucia: boat trips, fishing, game viewing, snorkelling, lazing on the beach, birdwatching, and more.
The wetland park covers a diverse mix of habitats with forest, savannah, dunes, mangroves and freshwater ecosystems. It's one of the only places in the world where hippos, crocodiles and sharks share the same waters. It's the largest estuarine system in Africa, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
It's worth the 40 kilometre drive to visit the spectacular dunes of Cape Vidal.
|St Lucia Bib's International Backpackers||310 Mckenzie Street (Box 51)||Hostel||74|
|St Lucia Budget Backpackers||48 Mckenzie Str||Hostel||-|
|Stokkiesdraai St Lucia||74 McKenzie St||Hostel||74|
|Umlilo Lodge||9 Dolphin Avenue||Lodge/Bed & Breakfast||-|
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The SAPO (South African Post Office) is the nation's postal service. Post offices are open from 8:30am to 4:30pm from Monday to Friday, and 8:00am to noon on Saturdays. Domestic and international deliveries are reliable but can sometimes take up to several weeks. If you want to send something oversees of any value, try using one of the private mail services, like Postnet.
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