Hippo & Croc Boat Cruise in St Lucia

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Hippo & Croc Boat Cruise

St Lucia - Sunset Jetty - inside St Lucia Town - at the bottom end of McKenzie street - PLEASE MAKE SURE to be here in ample time PRIOR to the boat departure - the boat will depart strictly ON the hour - no refunds for late arrivals or no shows - if you

R 260.00/ person

Activity Information

Company:Advantage Cruiser CC T/A St Lucia Tours & Charters

Activity:Hippo & Croc Boat Cruise

Activity Types:Marine & Water Tours | Adventure & Adrenaline | Family & Kids Activities | Boat Cruises


Adults Allowed:Yes

Children Allowed:Yes

Lake ST Lucia, situated in the UNESCO world heritage iSimangaliso Wetlands Park, the largest Estuarine system in Africa, is home to an incredible 800 hippos, 1000 crocodiles and around 520 different bird species.

Experience this natural wonder with a 2-hour hippo and croc boat cruise aboard the new double deck Advantage Cruiser passenger ferry - this boat has AMPLE walking space for the avid photographer - is wheelchair, baby and child friendly, has comfortable upholstered seats, our passionate guide on-board will give you an overview of the Eco systems and the animals in it.


Please note that for the 08h00am hippo and boat trip, a minimum of 10 people is required in order for this trip to take place. The boat will not run an 08h00am trip without 10 people minimum. If you are less than 10, you will be booked for the next time slot. Advantage Cruiser CC operates their boat-based-whale-dolphin-watching permit in the St Lucia section of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, together with their legal Hippo and Crocodile Boat Cruise Concession - these concessions are granted by local government , Dept of Environmental Affairs and Tourism Oceans and Coast and iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority - a huge percentage of the ticket price goes to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority per month in order for them to use it to uplift the community and for environmental reasons and training of new guides - going on one of these vessels you are assured of good quality high standard tours - as to be a legal permit holder the concession holders goes through very stringent codes of conduct and regulations - ADVANTAGE Cruiser CC has been in operation since 1998 - these amount of years also indicate for how long this CC has passionately operated these tours - whale watching from end May till end Nov annually is a highlight for anyone visiting St Lucia - and the Hippo and Crocodile Boat Safari Cruise is THE most done activity in St Lucia - this is the closest you will get to the animals/mammals being on a safe permitted vessel

What To Wear Comfortable warm clothing

Things To Bring Warm jacket Some cash for tuck shop/cash bar Camera Binoculars ( optional )

Guests Or Spectators There are several activities to participate in the town of St Lucia. Places to visit like Cape Vidal and Isimangaliso Wetland Park and Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park. There is a variety of restaurants to dine at and it is a warm and friendly town to be enjoyed.

Inclusions Boat Cruise, Qualified guide and skipper and lifejackets

Exclusions Meals, drinks; however there is a snack and beverage bar on board where refreshments can be purchased.

  • Passenger Liability is in place

This is a very sturdy double deck passenger ferry, protected with fold down see-through 'windows' in case of rain - the boat has a double deck - full bar service with coffee and tea and all sorts of drinks - tuck shop - St Lucia Town is SO tiny ( ☺ ) main street is 1km long - at the bottom end of the main street is a traffic circle, with a waterslide/supertube at Fur-e-Lize restaurant, THIS is where the SUNSET Jetty's turn off is 50m down to the huge safe parking area from where the ADVANTAGE CRUISER departs - PLEASE be at the jetty about 15minutes prior to the tour departing , as we would like to fill in a next-of-kin form which is compulsory under maritime law - if you have a baby bring along a pram or stroller, there is MORE than enough space, if you bring gran, bring along a pillow for her - the boat is VERY old people, baby and family friendly with high safe sides - there is toilets and it is very comfortable for photographers to move up-and-down stairs, bring your tripod and enjoy amazing views as this large vessel allows you to move to the sides - the boat's bar has a full license, and no private cooler boxes will be allowed, unless it is a corporate group booking who does a private advanced charter - this is a 2hour educational cruise - IF for some reason you did want a party cruise - please be sure to state that and book the entire vessel for yourselves - on-board our skipper/captain's word is law, so please listen to him/her for these two hours - he/she will make it a very enjoyable photographical educational journey - ☺ - if you are unsure of anything feel free to ask our staff CANCELLATION POLICY This agreement cannot be cancelled except by mutual agreement between Advantage Tours and the client/guest/lodge. Advantage Tours shall be at liberty in its discretion to charge a cancellation fee or any percentage thereof at: 1. 5% of the tariff – on all cancellations as an administration fee; 2. 10% of the tariff – within two weeks prior to the departure/tour date; 3. 20% of the tariff – within one week prior to the departure/tour date; 4. 100% of the tariff - within 24 hours prior to the departure/tour date.



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