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Food & Leisure

There are supermarkets in St Lucia village to supply your daily requirements. There are several restaurants and pubs in the main road of St Lucia. A popular establishment located nearby the estuary mouth is the Ski Boat Club, where pool tables are available.Watch a beautiful St. Lucia sunset over the estuary from our open rooftop.


There is good fishing in the estuary and in the sea. It is possible to book deep-sea charters to go deep-sea fishing, ski boating or else hire a lake boat for fishing on the lake. All roads to the Estuary mouth and beaches are tarred.


Excellent opportunities for birding present themselves with various walks in the area. Water Birds, forest birds, Livingstone Louries, Hornbills and Southern Banded Snake Eagles can be seen. Tour operator in the village offer Hippo Tours up the Lake, as well as midnight turtle tours.

Crocodile Watch

The crocodile feeding (Saturdays at 15h00) may be viewed at the Croc Centre, where the local Nile Crocodile as well as endangered crocodiles from other parts of Africa may be viewed

Other Great Activities

  • Hippo & crocodile boat safari on Lake St. Lucia
  • Whale watching
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Birding
  • Self-guided & guided walking trails
  • Night drives
  • Turtle Tour
  • Zulu cultural villages
  • Snorkeling
  • Big 5 game reserves
  • Unspoiled beaches
  • Sea-Kayaking safaris
  • Horse riding
  • Off-road Quad bikes
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Crocodile research centre

View the Big Five

St Lucia is within half an hours' drive on a tar road to Cape Vidal, where snorkelling may be enjoyed in a protected bay. There are excellent opportunities for game viewing on the road to Vidal. For the keen fisherman, you can fish off the rocks at Vidal, or else ski boating. St Lucia is also within easy drive to Umfolosi and Hluhluwe Game Reserves where the Big Five may be viewed.

Talk to our reception staff about these activities and they
will be happy to assist you with planning your day.