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Address: St Lucia, South Africa
Phone Number: +27355901555
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St Lucia Estuary with its residential Hippo and Nile Crocodile makes for...

St Lucia Estuary with its residential Hippo and Nile Crocodile makes for great boat cruise excursions, get close and witness a wildlife wonder, African Eagles perched high awaiting a quick snack.

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Boom - Hippos - Crocs - Bull Sharks and many others

We booked this tour down the river but the wildlife was more than we expected. The captain was really knowledgeable and informative, identifying well ahead of wildlife coming up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Luton, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this tour down the river but the wildlife was more than we expected. The captain was really knowledgeable and informative, identifying well ahead of wildlife coming up, to showing us lizards on the bank The boat went at a slow pace, had drinks and food on board, and the captain was really keen to give everyone the best... More 

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Thank StressFreeBoy
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the excursion, the boat captain was knowledgable and a great way to get up close to hippos. We also saw a Nile crocodile and numerous birds.

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Thank YellowFlamingo
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent, educational boat ride getting up close and personal with some of the hippo families of St lucia estuary.

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Thank Voyager249
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The boat trip was exellent. The guide knew a lot about the animals. We spotted hippos, crocs buffalo and many birds.

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Thank Ulf H
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

The boat trip up the estuary was amazing. There are plenty of Hippos and a few crocs to see. The guide was excellent and extremely knowledgeable. He provided interesting facts about the Hippos and also pointed out the wide variety of birds that can be found around the estuary. We were amazed to see a hippo give birth, this was... More 

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Johannesburg
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

The boat trips up the estuary are a must for any visitor. You get to see hippos and usually a few crocs all from the safety of the boat. My guide Dennis was superb and was full of facts and information. He made special note of my keen interest of birds and included them in the tour. What to expect... More 

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CapelleaandenIjssel
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146 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

A nice tour on the boat donw the river and back again. The guide explains all about the hippo's and the Crocs. Good views to take some great pictures. Not that many crocs, but a lot of hippo's.

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Thank Anthony V
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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294 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

What a great and enjoyable experience with a really good educated and experienced guide. Only 195 Rand and worth every penny for the two hour trip and believe me the up close and personal contact with all the wildlife the estuary has th offer including hippos, shark, crocs and eagles.it's a must do!

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Thank MarcandLauraB
Basel, Switzerland
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45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

The Shoreline boats are small and allow to go rather close to the Hippos. It is great to listen to their way of communicating with each other. I was pleased with the information provided by the guide. I would do the tour again.

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Thank cew012015
Port Shepstone, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

It was such an amazing experience, It was my anniversary it was my first time viewing such huge hippos. i will gladly love to come back to st Lucia on my next holiday. Thanks for the great atmosphere guys!

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