St-Lucia Adventure-G - 11 Days

Trip Facts

  • 1-10 people
  • 4-5* and depending on location.
  • 11
  • Many extra excursions?
  • South-Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho
  • Small Bus Mercedes Sprinter or similar

We have Adventure Tours from young to Old, families, and Schools! These tours were designed by owners of lodges and operators to make people more aware of what is happening in our surroundings, how or what can we do to help and spread the word. We can not do this alone, come learn so you can educate others. But, most important is that you have fun while learning!!

A safari holiday to South Africa can only be described as one of the most incredible journeys, or a journey of a lifetime. South Africa offers so many destinations with magnificent game reserves, tropical beaches, and diversity. This once in a lifetime holiday safari will get you up close to various wildlife, meet some incredible people and most importantly experience this truly amazing country of ours.

Day 1
Arrival at Lodge-St-Lucia

Collect from Durban International Airport

Book in: Welcome to Umlilo Lodge, iSimangaliso Wetlands Park, Zulu Land, RSA.

Umlilo Lodge 4*

Day 2
St-Lucia

07H15 /09H30 Breakfast at Umlilo Lodge FREE DAY: Explore St Lucia and The Estuary Walk around St Lucia, go down to the beach, 2.5 km away, explore the Estuary and local arts and crafts and relax on St Lucia Beach or by Umlilo Lodge swimming pool.

Lunch at St Lucia’s Ski Boat club, Optional. Own cost, not included in price.

Dinner at one of St Lucia’s Restaurants. Own cost, not included in price.

Umlilo Lodge 4*

Day 3
St-Lucia

05H00 / 15H00Big 5 Safari

A full day excursion through this Big Five reserve. Once the hunting grounds of the famous Zulu chief Shaka, The Park is renowned for its efforts in saving the white Rhino from extinction and the magnificence of these first foothill off the coastal escarpment. White Rhino abound, and sightings of Elephant are not unusual. The park also has Lion, Cheetah, Black Rhino, Leopard, Wild Dog, a large population of Giraffe and much more. Breakfast, Lunch & refreshments included 19H00 Dinner In The Boma at Umlilo Lodge.

Umlilo Lodge 4*

Day 4
St-Lucia

07H15 Breakfast at Umlilo Lodge 08H00 / 15H00iSimangaliso Wetlands Park. We show you why the iSimangaliso Wetland Park has been given The World Heritage Site status. Join us on a full day, off-road exploration of this pristine (Eastern Shores) area – includes an ecological overview of the area, wonderful game-viewing (Big 4, no Lions), bird-watching, short walks and a visit to Cape Vidal with snorkelling. Experience the Bush, Forest and Beach all in one day! Full lunch, snorkeling gear and drinks included

19H00 Dinner In The Boma at Umlilo Lodge.

Day 5
St-Lucia

07H15 Breakfast at Umlilo Lodge 09H00 / 15H00 Cultural Tour: Visit a modern rural Zulu village, accompanied by a community guide, you will be shown around the village, drink some local Zulu beer and be entertained by Zulu dancers including a traditional Zulu Lunch.

14H00 Free afternoon, rest or explore St Lucia.

Dinner in town at Own Cost.

Day 6
St-Lucia

07H15 Breakfast at Umlilo Lodge

08H00 Elephant Interaction Come and enjoy an up close and personal meeting with Rambo, Rachel and Jabulani our habituated elephants. One of our knowledgeable rangers will talk you through Rambo and Rachel’s history and provide you with interesting facts about elephants. You will be given opportunity to feed Rambo and Rachel as well as touch Rambo’s ears, behind his tusks, between his front legs, and even get to feel his tongue! Lunch Pack Provided.

15H00 Cheetah Project

Join us for an up close and personal tour and learn more about South Africa’s endangered wild cat species. Come and be mesmerized by the beauty of the Caracal (Lynx), enchanted by the playful Serval, astonished by the speed and agility of the Cheetah and delighted by the African Wildcat. View and photograph these amazing animals at the Cheetah Project. Feeding to the smaller cat species during the afternoon tour as well as an informative talk about the animals and the project by an experienced guide 8/15

19H00 Dinner In The Boma at Umlilo Lodge.

Day 7
St-Lucia

07H15 Breakfast at Umlilo Lodge 08H00 / 15H00 Guided Walk and Crocodile Centre. This area is home to an astonishing number and incredible diversity of birds, insects and reptiles. Take a guided walk around the area, if there is specific specie you wish to see then simply ask your guide. You will also do a 3 km walk to the crocodile Centre and get up close and personal with these green eyed monsters. 9/15

Lunch Pack 19H00 Dinner In The Boma at Umlilo Lodge.

Day 8
St-Lucia

07H15 /09H00 Breakfast at Umlilo Lodge 10/15

10H00 / 12H00 Horse Ride Come and experience the Wetlands Park on horseback, take a one hour ride along the beach and a one hour lazy meander through the bush between Zebra, Blue wildebeest and all sorts of buck. Lunch Packs 12H30 / 15H00 Guided Beach walk and Beach Cleaning Walk back to St Lucia and get a 15 minute talk about plastic and the Ocean. The one that collects the most plastic wins a price!! 18H30 Dinner In The Boma at Umlilo Lodge. 20H00 / 23H00Night DriveThis 2.5 – 3 hour nocturnal affair takes you along the 4×4 tracks in the Eastern Shores Reserve, where you may encounter various local nocturnal residents. Sightings often include hippo, buffalo, spotted eagle owls, nightjars, kudu, waterbuck, crocodile, even side-striped jackal, python and leopard. Tour conducted in an open safari vehicle.

Day 9
St-Lucia

07H15 Breakfast at Umlilo Lodge 08H00 / 16H00Zulu DayA Zulu day, learn how to weave a carpet out of reeds, make your own beads neckless. Learn how to build your own house. A nice labour day! Lunch Pack

16H30 Lake Cruise 2 Hours on Lake St Lucia, see Hippos, crocks and abundant bird life on Lake St Lucia. 18H30 10 minute walk back to Town, Dinner in Town at Own Cost

Day 10
St-Lucia

05H00 / 15H00 Big 5 Safari Last chance to find that illusive Lion and Wild dog, have to give it another try!!A full day excursion through this Big Five reserve. Once the hunting grounds of the famous Zulu chief Shaka, The Park is renowned for its efforts in saving the white Rhino from extinction and the magnificence of these first foothill off the coastal escarpment. White Rhino abound, and sightings of Elephant are not unusual. The park also has Lion, Cheetah, Black Rhino, Leopard, Wild Dog, a large population of Giraffe and much more. Breakfast, Lunch & refreshments included 13/15

19H00 Dinner In The Boma at Umlilo Lodge. Survived Africa Certificate Ceremony Accommodation: 14/15

Day 11
St-Lucia

07H15 Breakfast at Umlilo Lodge 09H00 Book out of Umlilo Lodge and gets transferred back to King Shaka Airport in Durban. Lunch Pack for your drive to your next destination p.p.

What is included in this tour?

  • Airport Transfers from King Shaka International Airport:: 10 Nights’ Accommodation with
  • Breakfast:: Lake Cruise:: 2 x Big 5 Safaris:: Wetlands Park & Snorkelling Safari:: Cultural
  • Tour:: Elephant Interaction:: Cheetah Project:: Guided Bush & Bird Walk:: Crocodile
  • Centre:: Beach & Bush Horse Ride:: Beach Walk & Plastic Clean Tour:: Zulu Day:: Night
  • Drive :: 9 x Lunch Packs :: 7 x Dinners
  • per person sharing

What is not included in this tour?

  • Plane Tickets not included
  • Any of these packages can be tailor-made.
  • Other activities in St Lucia:
  • Snorkelling at Cape Vidal
  • Whale Watching
  • Turtle Tours
  • Cultural Tours
  • Bird Watching Tours
  • Deep Sea Fishing

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St-Lucia Adventure-G
Price From ZAR R 43,712/person
Group Discount Available
Group Discount Guide
43712
Total R 43,712 ZAR

Trip Facts

  • 6-20 people
  • Umlilo Lodge 4*
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