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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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Very interesting, lots of hippo's

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Marc M
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Dilbeek, Belgium
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Dilbeek, Belgium
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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124 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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367 reviews
143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Helsingborg, Sweden
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

A great cruise where you get very close to the hippos and the other wildlife in the St Lucia Estuary. Shoreline operates relatively small boats compared to other operators in the area which means you can get very close to the action. Our guide was very informative and professional with a true passion for hippos and photography. I recommend the... More 

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2 Thank Aviantex
Quentin M, Owner at Shoreline Hippo and Croc Cruises, responded to this review

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 

Vryheid, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Thank you to the owners and captain for organising and assisting in an unforgetable experience for my disabled mother-in-law. She had tears of joy in her eyes. Captain was very helpful and tour was very interesting. Beautiful scenery and a truly amazing day for the whole family.

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Thank Riana U
Quentin M, Owner at Shoreline Hippo and Croc Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time for such awesome review :) I will be sure to pass the kind compliments onto our captains More 

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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Lovely boat tour of the hippos and crocs and some birds also, definitely recommend! Sun was shining so had a lovely few hours, got closer to the hippos than I expected, host very informative

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Thank Naomi S
Quentin M, Owner at Shoreline Hippo and Croc Cruises, responded to this review

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 on a Shoreline Hippo and croc cruise. More 

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