World Heritage Site & Wild Cats

Tour Number

Activity Level

724009


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Children are welcome on tour but must adhere to any instructions issued by the guide during the tour.

Friendly: Yes.
I have a fleet of vehicles that can easily accommodate wheel chair passengers.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Full-Day Private Tour


This tour is a nature-lover's dream! Enjoy a ferry cruise on Lake St Lucia for your visit to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park - South Africa's first UNESCO World Heritage Site. This park covers an area of 3280 square kilometres and was established in 1895. See large numbers of hippo, crocodiles, pelicans, heron and fish eagle in their natural habitat. You may also be lucky enough to view a leopard in a tree or elephant and giraffe come to drink. The Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre is a wildlife sanctuary for endangered cat species where injured or orphaned cat species are treated and rehabilitated, with a view to them being released back into the wild. Some of the wild cats housed at the centre include cheetah, African wild cat, cervils and karakuls. This tour is ideal for cruise passengers docked at Richards Bay Harbour.

Itinerary

Tourists departing from Durban will be informed of the departure time depending on the set time available for the ferry cruise on Lake Saint Lucia, which must synchronize with the tour times at the Emdoneni Centre. Therefore, either the visit to the Emdoneni Centre will be done prior or after the ferry cruise and vice versa. This is also applicable to tourists docked at Richards Bay Harbour. You will be informed of the departure time from the quayside depending on which cruise time can accommodate your group. Therefore the tour time could even be a little shorter than indicated.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 6 hours

Depending on the docking time of the cruise ship, the tour may be slightly extended or shortened in accordance with the tour times at Emdoneni Cheetah Centre and the ferry cruise times at St Lucia.

Transportation

Groups of 1 to 3 will be transported in a sedan/SUV with A/C. Groups of 4 to 7 will be transported in a micro bus with A/C. Groups of 8 to 12 will be transported in a Quantum with A/C. Groups of 13 to 18 will be transported in a 22-seater vehicle with A/C. Larger groups will be transported in a coach with A/C.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Other: Rates for groups with more than 7 persons are supplied upon request.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500 ZAR - Tourists will need cash to pay for their lunch in St Lucia, gratuities to waitrons, drinks and snacks during the tour and during the ferry cruise, as well as for curio shopping.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Lunch is also for own account. Gratuities for waitrons and the tipping of site guides is also for own account.

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    724009


    Categories

    Nature and Wildlife, Shore Excursion

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Children are welcome on tour but must adhere to any instructions issued by the guide during the tour.

    Friendly: Yes.
    I have a fleet of vehicles that can easily accommodate wheel chair passengers.

    Maximum travelers: 7

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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