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Address: Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, Saint Lucia, South Africa
Description: This estuary is part of the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park and includes...
This estuary is part of the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park and includes fishing, hiking tours, boat tours and a crocodile center. The crocodiles make swimming an ill-advised idea.
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Excellent

Love this place, the people and the views... Hippos, crocs and boat rides, a winning combination....

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Anamika101
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Durban
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Durban
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Love this place, the people and the views... Hippos, crocs and boat rides, a winning combination....

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Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Entry fee to Park is well worth it as you can drive at your own pace though the park and stop to see various animals along the way including zebra, kidu ad various antelope Toilet facilities included at viewpoints too and a limited shop at Cape Vidal so take supplies with you. River tour excellent with knowledgeable guides and we... More 

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Queensburgh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very knowledgeable skipper tour operator. Had some good sightings of birds, unfortunately no croc's on that particular evening. plenty of Hippo's even the grumpy group.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is a must do. See families of hippos sleeping around fifteen out of which only one is a male. Crocodiles, sharks so many different birds exotic trees.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is a lovely protected eco area. The beach is very clean and you can swim in the sea at certain times. We saw some animals on our drive around the island. Would have liked to have stayed longer.

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Munich, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We loved the happy hipo family! Our boat guide was really nice and knowledgable and we had the boat for our self which was really cool!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It was excellent! The sun was starting to set so the weather was perfect, the hippo were clearly visible and we spotted a few crocs too!

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Douglas, Isle of Man
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7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We came here to relax and soak in the nature for a few days. Unfortunately the weather wasn't on our side so we only had half a day of sun before deciding to move on, but what we saw we liked a lot. Friendly safe place, lots of nature and at night time the hippos come out and actually walk... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I was a bit bored on the boat ride because I am from southern africa and see hippos all the time but everyone else enjoyed it immensely and our guide was very informative and was able to spot the animals before anyone else did. We saw manyyyy hippos, birds a crocodile and heard stories about hippos. It was unfortunate that... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is a gem of a trip with a great guide giving us a lot of information on the estuary. Who knew hippos could be so interesting but they are!

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