We can customise a special tour package just for you!

We pick you

up from wherever you are staying at no extra cost.

Complimentary 

tea, coffee, hot chocolate, rusks

& fruit on

all tours!

ShakaBarker Tours - Hippo and Croc Tour
ShakaBarker Tours - Hippo and Croc Tour

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ShakaBarker Tours - Hippo and Croc Tour

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Hippo & Croc Boat Cruise

Winter Warmer Special

We will pick you up from your accommodation in our open air Unimog 4X4 vehicle. Blankets are provided. Bring something warm to wear in the winter months. Complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate will be served. Sunsets on the boat are fantastic and a perfect way to end the day and there will be plenty of amazing photo opportunities!

Duration: 2 hours
Price from: R325 per person

Coffee & Croissants

A perfect way to start or end the day! We will pick you up from your lodge in St. Lucia in our open-air 4X4 vehicle, armed with hot coffee and croissants for an unforgettable cruise. You are guaranteed of great sightings of hippos whilst on this boat trip on the estuary. Keep an eye out for fantastic birdlife including African Fish Eagles and Kingfishers.  

Duration: 3 hours
Price from: R425 per person

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Guided Mountain Biking Tour

Winter Warmer Special

The Park provides opportunities for mountain-biking around St. Lucia Estuary. These rides are suitable for the novice to intermediate rider and vary in length from 15 km to 25 km on sand tracks, trails, gravel roads and tar.   

Duration: 3 hours
Price from: R195 per person

Guided Walk and Birding

Winter Warmer Special

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is heaven for bird watching. The estuary attracts a variety of seabirds, water birds and waders. The iGwalaGwala forest at the edge of the town offers some of the best forest birding in South Africa. iPhiva trail offers a variety of habitats which provides excellent birding close to the town. The ideal opportunity to find the rare and special birds for your lifelist. 

Duration: 3 hours
Price from: R195 per person

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Night Safari

Winter Warmer Special

Discover a new way to explore the iSimangaliso Wetland Park - under the cover of darkness. This tour offers opportunity to see chameleon, porcupine, various antelope, hippo, nocturnal birds and occasionally hyena and leopard. Along with fantastic animal sightings, the star gazing offers great views of the Milky Way from the open top Unimog vehicle. Hot chocolate and rusks taste better under the stars!    

Duration: 3 hours
Price from: R575 per person

Eastern Shores Night Excursion

Focusing specifically on the Wetlands, their inhabitants, and the current and past effects of commercial forestry and military activities in the area, this specialised tour can be undertaken as an early morning experience or a late afternoon and night drive.  

Duration: 4 hours
Price from: R525 per person

Winter Warmer Special

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ShakaBarker Tours - World Heritage Tour
ShakaBarker Tours - World Heritage Tour

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World Heritage Safari

Winter Warmer Special

Part of the Eastern Shores Game Reserve, Cape Vidal has beautiful beaches where people like to sun themselves, kick the football around, fish and snorkel. The dunes here run all along the coast and are 150m high. The dune forests are fascinating and have an abundance of interesting life in them. The rare Samango monkey is a special sight. 

Duration: 7 hours
Price from: R790 per person

Turtle Safari

Experience the miracle of the reproduction of Leatherback turtles and Loggerhead turtles on the beaches north of St. Lucia in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Step into the world of these amazing and ancient reptiles as they dodge sharks off-shore and humans, crabs, badgers and jackals on-shore to return to and hatch from these ancient nesting grounds.
*SUMMER MONTHS ONLY 

Duration: 1 day
Price from: R5 450 per person

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