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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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Lovely evening cruise

So much to see. Obviously the hippos and crocs but also the birdlife. The boat skippers really try to show you everything

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
davidindurham
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Durham
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Durham
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45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to see. Obviously the hippos and crocs but also the birdlife. The boat skippers really try to show you everything

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Tienen, Belgium
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133 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting and enjoyable boat tour where you see lots of hypos, crocs and birds (African Darter!!!) in their natural habitat. Professional explanations by captain/guide. Certainly worth the money! Reserve before arrival!

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Fiji
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked with JulNic who organized this cruise and not many Hippos and Crocs out for the 2hour cruise and it was slightly overcast but the super informative guide was awesome and along with the hippos and crocs and bird life that were out-really made the cruise!

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Thank Litia N
Dilbeek, Belgium
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

After having seen the Big 5 and more, the kids absolutely wanted something else and see hippo's. Shoreline Cruises have smaller boats with not too many people onto them, so a nice atmosphere and the possibilty to approach the animals very close. Excellent explanation from our shipper, a real recommendation!

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Thank Marc M
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125 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We were so impressed with the friendly service of Tarryn-lee and our guide Jacques. What an amazing experience! Kuds absolutely loved it! We enjoyed it so much that we took a video of our experience and placed it on our YouTube channel: FourieFamCam

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2 Thank CuriousClaudio
Quentin M, Manager at Shoreline Hippo and Croc Cruises, responded to this review

We are always happy to get such wonderful feedback from our guests and delighted to read you received such excellent service and enjoyed the boat cruise with Captain Jacques :) More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We have had a wonderful cruise with Shoreline. The guide told us a lot about the animals that lived up there. We have seen lots of hippos and crocodiles. The guide really knew the animals that lived there and was really patient with our kids for who I had to translate everything into our own language.

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Thank Spien
Quentin M, Manager at Shoreline Hippo and Croc Cruises, responded to this review

We are always happy to get such wonderful feedback from our guests. I will be sure to pass on the compliments to the team :) More 

Paarl, South Africa
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377 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is a two hour trip and the boats leave four times a day from the jetty. We were within 10 metres of the hippos and within 5 metres of a crocodile. Very informative experience, wonderful family activity.

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Thank Emarie B
Quentin M, Manager at Shoreline Hippo and Croc Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks a million for writing such a lovely 5/5review. We are always happy to get such wonderful feedback from our guests and delighted to read that you had a lovely boat cruise :):) i will be sure to pass on the compliments to our Shoreline team and look forward to hosting you again :) More 

kingston upon hull
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Did the hippo cruise while visiting st Lucia great couple hour guide very good explaining hippo lifestyle and temperament, get up close and personal with them amazing to see and hear. Would recommend this trip.

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Thank carolyn123phill
Quentin M, Manager at Shoreline Hippo and Croc Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a "Hippotastic" :) review. I will be sure to pass it onto our passionate skippers. More 

Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We went on the late afternoon boat tour and had a wonderful time. First, I have to admit that we were running late for the trip we originally booked and missed the boat. The Shoreline office was very kind and allowed us to rebook without any penalty. As for the trip itself, the guide was very knowledgeable and the animal... More 

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2 Thank gailberg
Quentin M, Manager at Shoreline Hippo and Croc Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time for such a lovely review and kind compliments, i will be sure to pass it onto the office staff and skipper. More 

South Africa
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Booked the late afternoon 4-6 hippo tour right before leaving St. Lucia. We liked that the boat was not packed and that everyone on board was able to have a good view of the hiipos. Guide was friendly and tour was very informative! We had saw a hippo in town eating grass in someones yard the night before and wondered... More 

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3 Thank odyanne
Quentin M, Owner at Shoreline Hippo and Croc Cruises, responded to this review

Your review made our day! it was our PLEASURE Thank you for taking the time to review your great experience :) I will be sure to pass the compliments onto our skippers. We look forward to hosting you again. More 

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