Turtle Tours in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

November 1st to February 28th

Leatherback Turtle on the beach north of St. Lucia in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Leatherback Turtle and Tourists on the beach north of St. Lucia in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Turtle Tours are seasonal trips where you experience the miracle of the reproduc­tion of the Leatherback Turtles (weighs up to 900kg) and the Loggerhead Turtles on the beaches north of St. Lucia in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Step into the world of these amazing and ancient reptiles as they dodge sharks offshore and humans, crabs, badgers and jackals on-shore to return to and hatch from these ancient nesting grounds. A Turtle Tour in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is a quality overnight tour with qualified guides. Dinner and drinks included.

Night / Chameleon Drive Safari

This 2½ - 3 hour nocturnal safari takes you along the 4x4 tracks in the Eastern Shores Reserve in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park just north of St. Lucia in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. On the Night Drive Safari you may encounter various local nocturnal residents, often including Hippo, Buffalo, Spotted Eagle Owls, Nightjars, Kudu, Waterbuck, Crocodile and even Side-striped Jackal, Python and Leopard. Chameleons abound, and the endemic Sitara's Dwarf Chameleon is a rare treat. The Night Drive Safari is conducted in an open safari vehicle with spotlights.