Things To Do in Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, South Africa

Straddling 280 km of coastline, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, formerly famous as the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park is South Africa’s third-largest sheltered area. This world heritage site is home to only one of its kind ecosystems, rich biodiversity and natural exquisiteness, owing to which this place marks a huge footfall round the year. Let’s have a look at the major tourist destinations of this wonder land:

  1. Emoyeni Trail

This trek hits the town in the Mfabeni division of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park which has been proclaimed as one the most striking parts of the park.

  1. Igwala Gwala Forest Trail

Named after the purple crested turaco, Igwala Gwala Forest Trail is familiarly known as the ‘lovers’ lane’. A dumpy path situated at the outer trail will take you downhill to the waterway where world travelers can spot several water birds.

  1. Beach Rides on Horse Back

You can ride the horses all along Iphiva Beach at the northern end of St Lucia which owes it beauty to spotless white sand with the Indian Ocean gently sloping in besides.

  1. Cape St Lucia Lighthouse

Bizarrely painted in bold black and white bands, a come back to the unique color scheme of 1906, the Cape St Lucia Lighthouse stands eight meters tall on a mount amid dark forest on domesticated sand dunes.

Trips to world heritage sites become more enjoyable when we choose best travel agent like Baab Al Salaam Tours & Travels that offer splendid services to enrich our trip experience.

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