Hippopotamus and crocodile boat cruise St. Lucia Wetlands

General information

This two-hour boat cruise takes you across the waters of the St. Lucia Wetlands Park and gives you a good overview of the ecology in this area. The boat trip starts from the ‘port’ of St. Lucia. The gigantic Lake St. Lucia is in the middle and is one of Africa’s largest freshwater lakes. Make a trip on the lake, find thousands of flamingos, pelicans, waders and other water birds. About 1,500 hippo crocodiles and 900 hippos also live here. It is the largest concentration of crocodiles and hippos in southern Africa. You are guaranteed to see a lot.

There is a full bar on board this boat, so you can spot hippos and crocodiles while enjoying a drink and enjoy nature.



From€ 15
Half day
Daily, except 25 December: in South Africa summer: 10 am, 12 noon, 2 pm and 4 pm and in South African winter: 10 am, 12 noon and 3 pm
Not included
Not included
Kwazulu Natal
St. Lucia
St. Lucia
All ages
  • 2-hour cruise
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Drinks
  • Tip guide
Day program -

During this cruise the ‘port’ of St . Lucia, you will be brought closer to the hippos, crocodiles, various birds and the mangrove forests. Your guide and skipper will try to tell you as much as possible about the unique flora and fauna. There is a special deck on top of the boat for an even better view!

Please note: if you book this cruise, you must pick up the tickets before departure at the office in the center of St.Lucia before you go to the boat.



p.o.a. = Price on request