st lucia nearby attractions

St Lucia Nearby Attractions

You most certainly are in for a super treat when it comes to nearby attraction in and around St Lucia

This small but quaint village of St Lucia is situated in the northern parts of Zululand. A mere 2,5 hours from Durban international. Being small definitely does not mean that there is nothing to do, on the contrary, St Lucia offers a multitude of nearby attractions some of which are literally on your doorstep.

From At Heritage House, one may enjoy the sounds of Bush Babies in the evenings as well as the grunting of the local Hippos in the St Lucia Estuary. It is quite common to witness these amazing Hippos grazing on the front lawn of the bed and breakfast. Don't be alarmed when you too get to see this amazing and incredible sighting. So let's get to it then Nearby Attractions in and around St Lucia.


St Lucia Nearby Attractions (in St Lucia)

Within 3 km of St Lucia

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St Lucia Birding

Numerous trails litter St Lucia, should you enjoy Birding then maybe trek through the forest of the Igwalagwala Trail. One may also enjoy the St Lucia Boardwalk which meanders along the St Lucia Estuary towards the Indian Ocean. Then last but not least the Iphiva Trail is the longest trail with numerous wildlife species.

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St Lucia Horse Riding

Two incredible options are available, 1 Beach rides along the pristine iSimangaliso Wetland Park coastline or a Bush ride in the Park makes for some magnificent wildlife sightings. For those wanting something extra why not do the combo ride and enjoy both a beach and a bush ride. Rides are available on a daily basis however prior bookings are essential.

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St Lucia Estuary

Take a stroll down to the St Lucia bridge and enjoy what has to be one of the most incredible Sunsets in Africa.

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St Lucia Beach

The St Lucia beach is pristine, to say the least, with miles and miles of beach to enjoy. Don't forget to take sunblock along.

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St Lucia Fruit Market

Enjoy some delicious tropical fruit at the market on the main road of St Lucia.


St Lucia Main Road

With only 1 main road, stroll about and enjoy the numerous shops and restaurants.

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St Lucia Bike Rentals

One can rent or enjoy a organized Bike ride

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St Lucia Hippos at Night

Drive around town at night, and guess what? Hippos

St Lucia Nearby Attractions

Within 20 km of St Lucia

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St Lucia Crocodile Centre

Numerous species of Crocodiles and Alligators may be witnessed at the local crocodile center.

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Western Shores

The western shores' iSimangaliso offers magnificent wildlife.

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Estern Shores

Take a drive into the eastern shores and visit Cape Vidal.

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Zulu Shows

Daily traditional Zulu shows may be enjoyed.

Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park

Within 50 km of St Lucia

A visit to the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa has to be on the cards while in St Lucia. This big 5 game reserve has so much to enjoy from the magnificent wildlife and incredible history not to mention the amazing scenery. One may enjoy either a self drive into the reserve or opt for an organized Big 5 safari departing from St Lucia daily.

For day drive options CLICK HERE

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Most Popular Attractions in St Lucia

Hippo Boat Trips

Take a 2-hour boat cruise up the St Lucia Estuary and enjoy the resident Hippos and Nile crocodiles.

For Pricing and Bookings CLICK HERE

1 night safari package

Charter Fishing

Go deep-sea fishing in the Indian Ocean and maybe bag some game fish.

For Pricing and Bookings CLICK HERE

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Should you like to visit St Lucia? we would gladly assist you should you require any additional information regarding the amazing attractions in and around St Lucia. At Heritage House offers numerous exciting overnight packages which include some of the most popular destinations in the area.

Our sister companies include Heritage Tours & Safaris and Shoreline Boat Tours. We are super proud that we offer all of these packages in-house and therefore you are guaranteed of the very best service and price.

St Lucia remains a top destination and being a world heritage ensures that you are in for a super treat.