HIPPO & CROC TOURS
The system of Lake St. Lucia is approximate 14 million years old. The average depth of the lake is only 1 1/2 meters
and is currently not connected to the ocean.
The lake is populated by about 1400 hippos and 2000 crocodiles. Over many years the hippo and crocs have adapted to the
salt salinity in the estuary being fresh water inhabitants. Other inhabitants in the lake are mudskippers, mangrove crabs,
fish eagle, kingfishers and many more.
There are 3 two hour trips available per day. The tours are guided by a Sa-tour qualified guide on a 35 seater launch.
Viewing deck ,bar, toilet facilities is part of enabling you a close up view and an enjoyable ride. The boat is powered by
Eco-friendly soundless and smokeless motors.
Tours are done at walking speed to enable you to see detail and enjoy the splendor of nature. The skipper and tour
guides welcome any questions and requests to stop for any explanations.
A percentage of your fare is contributed to nature conservation and the disadvantaged community. This is a 10 year