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St Lucia Estuary Boat Cruise

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    What to Expect
    Board the charming Santa Lucia, a double-decker boat on St Lucia Estuary. The boat is big enough for all guests to be able to get amazing views of this World Heritage Site. The cruise is perfect for the whole family.

    The cruise lasts two hours, and from the water you should see hippo, crocodiles and other game species.

    You may even be lucky enough to see eagles swoop down for their daily meal of fish! The boat has a coffee, snack and full bar on board to make sure you are comfortable and enjoying your experience at it's best.

    Summer: 8am, 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm (01 October - 31 March). 

    Winter:  8am, 10am, 12pm, 1pm, or 3pm (1 April - 30 September). 
    **When booking please can you indicate your preferred departure time.**
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    Departure Point
    Saint Lucia, St Lucia, 3936, South Africa
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Infant seats available
    • Minimum numbers apply. If you are a single traveler, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. If you are a single traveller and definitely want to go, you can guarantee the departure by paying for 2 people.
    • Not recommended for very young children
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Truly speaking an hour is way to long especially if you are taking kids. Only one siting of a crocodile and an eagle. There were lots of Hippos but this is money wasted, Told not to bring own beverages but they did not even have bottles water.
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    I visited St Lucia on a private tour from Durban. I was looking forward to observing, hippo, crocodile and bird life during this cruise. As it was a hot day and crocodiles are cold blooded, I mange to see one of them towards the end of the cruise, so bare this in mind. There
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    It was fine the waters was very high because of all the rain and therefore we only saw hippo ears mostly and one croc. there is abundant bird life and nest on the river bank its a nice thing to do if you have time and just want to cruise lay back on the river
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    Spacious boat with a bar, shop and toilet navigates you nicely through hippo territory and the mangroves. Spotted several hippo pods and crocodiles and enjoyed the cruise and scenery even with some drizzle
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    We secured a spot on the boat in the front corner of the upper deck in the hope of obtaining a free view of spotted wildlife. That worked to a point, that is as long as only birds came into view. Most tourists on board were primarily keen on seeing hippos. When these came into
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