St Lucia/Emdoneni Day Safari

1 Day Safari

The St Lucia Wetlands, known now as Isimangaliso Wetland Park, is considered by many travelers to be the highlight of their holiday in Durban South Africa. St Lucia is an untouched paradise, abundant in mammal, marine and bird life. Emdoneni Cheetah Lodge has for many years been at the forefront of the rehabilitation and education of African cats. A perfect Durban safari for families, couples and groups. Begin your St Lucia/Emdoneni safari from Durban.

We depart for your safari from Durban in the early morning, taking a scenic drive through Zululand to Hluhluwe, where Emdoneni Lodge is situated. You will be shown around the various cat enclosures with a guide. Emdoneni has a number of African cats, all living in a natural environment. You will get up close to African wild cat, caracal, serval and finally going inside the cheetah enclosure, with tame hand reared cheetah. Inside the cheetah enclosure you will be able to have your picture taken with the worlds fastest land mammal. We then take a short drive, arriving at St Lucia Wetlands. The St Lucia Wetlands are a World Heritage site. Many international visitors consider St Lucia to be a top attraction of KwaZulu-Natal. Once we have arrived, we will climb aboard a boat to enjoy an estuary boat cruise. We will have the possibility of viewing, elephant, black and white rhino, crocodile, buffalo, hippo and fish eagles. The shy and elusive leopard is also found within St Lucia. Much insightful information will be handed down, covering the wildlife, bird life and the 5 Eco-systems which make up St Lucia. Safari in comfort with your experienced Durban safari tour guide.

Price of safari – R2990.00 per person. Discounts apply for group bookings, please inquire for rates.

Departs: Durban hotels and guesthouses
Returns: Durban hotels and guesthouses
Duration: 12 Hours
Min Passengers: 2
Languages: English (Italian & German on request)


✅A qualified tour guide
✅All transportation
✅St Lucia boat cruise
✅Cheetah interaction at Emdoneni
✅Mineral water
✅Snack pack
✅All gate entrance fees


✗ Personal expenses
✗ Lunches and additional drinks
✗ Personal and medical insurance

We place tourist safety at the top of our priorities list. All areas visited and routes taken are considered with your safety in mind.

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