Isimangaliso Wetland Park
Do you want to spot spot crocodiles, fish eagles and hippos during your safari? Then it is best to go to Isimangaliso Wetland Park. The park is located near the city of St. Lucia. Unfortunately you will not encounter lions in Isimangaliso Wetland Park. However you can spot the other four members of the big five. Do you want to spot lions? The greatest chance to encounter the king of the animals is in Kruger National Park or the nearby Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park.
The park consists of two parts, which are freely accessible. From St Lucia you can make nice boat trips on the river. Enjoy the crocodiles and hippos along the banks. And meanwhile treat yourself with a drink. You can also enjoy the beach. It's about an hour's drive through the park from St. Lucia. In a short one hour safari you can drive to the beach.
You can also find turtles in the park. Excursions for these animals are organized from November to March. During this period they come ashore to lay their eggs. An experience not to forget!