I Simangaliso Wetland Park south africad beach
I Simangaliso Wetland Park south africa
I Simangaliso Wetland Park south africa hippo

iSimangaliso Wetland Park, on the KwaZulu-Natal far northern coast, is a real gem for nature lovers. who've had their fill of the classic safari experience.

Covering over 332,000 hectares of beach, reefs, wetlands and forests, the park is home to hippos and crocodiles but the real draw is the hundreds of bird species including the rate Pel's Fishing Owl and Narina Trogon.

It’s also a crucial spot for some endangered turtles, including leatherback and loggerhead turtles, that come to nest on the beaches.


Game parks in Kwazulu-Natal province

Centred on the beach bum surf city of Durban, the huge, and hugely diverse, province of KwaZulu-Natal on South Africa’s east coast doesn’t have the stellar international wildlife reputation of other parts of South Africa. And yet, with its rich ocean currents, soaring mountain plateau, searing savannahs and swampy shorelines, sub-tropical KwaZulu-Natal is actually one of the more rewarding wildlife-watching areas of the country. Drag yourself off the beach towel and you might find yourself having thrilling face-to-face encounters with lumbering hippo, ancient turtles, racing cheetah, breaching whales, growling lions and heavy-footed more

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