Welcome to Forest Lodge
Forest Lodge is a brand new upmarket Lodge which has open its doors on 1 May 14 in the town of St Lucia, iSimangaliso world heritage site.
The architectural qualities are seeing throughout the building, for Forest Lodge in St. Lucia is a modern and contemporary building style. The owners have vast experience in tourism and their demands. The Lodge design evolves around the luxury and comfort of its clients. This is the first newly build lodge in St Lucia for the past 10 years. Its design and rooms cater for the clients with specific demands.
Forest Lodge in St Lucia offers accommodation for the individual traveler, as well as families and groups. Forest Lodge has a perfect position from where all activities in and around St Lucia can be explored.
The owners of Forest Lodge have a safari company which have concessions to do open-safari tours in Hluhluwe / Umfolozi Park as well as the iSimangaliso World Heritage Park.
Welcome to the most unforgettable holiday destination with its treasure of marine and wildlife.
The St. Lucia Wetland Park must be the only place on the globe where the world's oldest land mammal (the rhinoceros) and the world's biggest terrestrial mammal (the elephant) share an ecosystem with the world's oldest fish (the coelacanth) and the world's biggest mammal (the whale)" - By Nelson Mandela.
Forest Lodge is a newly built 4 star Lodge with 17 en-suite rooms. Each room has a patio which overlook the tropical forest which is so unique to Zululand.
All the suites are connected to raised wooden deck pathway over the beautiful subtropical garden, this walk-way also leads to the sundeck and swimming pool area. All rooms come standard with aircon, safes, complimentary tea/coffee etc.
Luxury en-suite rooms with air-corn and complementary tea-tray.
Luxury en-suite rooms with air-corn and complementary tea-tray.
Two separate en-suite bedrooms. Fully fitted kitchen and lounge.
Boat Cruises On Lake St Lucia
See the Lake of St Lucia. There's no better way to see the best of what Lake St Lucia has to offer you. Stepping aboard our guided boat tours and learning about the lakes history and geology. Enjoy a romantic sunset cruise and the fascinating stories of your hippo's, crocodiles and birds, you'll see it all!
Times departures: Summer, 10H00, 12H00, 14H00 and 16H00. Winter times: 10H00, 12H00, 15H00
A two hour lake and game viewing safari offers the perfect getaway to explore Lake St Lucia in a world heritage site of South Africa.
iSimangaliso St Lucia Wetland Park. Snorkeling Safaris Cape Vidal
Discover the best of Cape Vidal! The Conservation Area, to the South Africa, is an area of outstanding natural beauty just waiting for you to discover.
The Safari starts from the village St Lucia a 32km drive from Cape Vidal beach. The Eastern shores is the most convenient location for exploring the wildlife, Ocean Marine, sandbanks, swamps, open savannahs and lake of St Lucia scenery of the Conservation Area. 4 of the big 5 makes their home's here, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant and Rhino. The Parks has a magnificent abundance of bird life. The Nearly 530 species included flamingos, pelicans, herons, terns, ducks, geese, storks, fish eagles and kingfishers.
Our aim is to provide our customers with a truly memorable experience using the best Cape Vidal has to offer. When the tide permits we explore the coral reef. One can swim, snorkel and relax on our beautiful pristine coast line. There are snorkeling equipment and the experienced guides will show you the coral reef, with a variety of tropical sea life and shells. Instruction is also available for beginners.
St. Lucia Wetland Park is known as one of the World Heritage sites since 1999 to its outstanding natural beauty. The coastline has a number of pristine sandbanks, naturally carved by the sea, wind and waves, where Turtles came and laid their eggs.
As your experience comes to an end and we return to St Lucia, our Mother Nature's sunset reveals itself.
Daily deep-sea fishing trips are available. Came and enjoy the freshest fish you caught the day. 6-7 hours on the ocean to catch your biggest fish. Tackle and bait are provided; just bring your own snacks and drinks. The fish you catch is yours to keep and to cook for yourself at night.
Shonalanga Tours has a range of tours to choose from. We offer half day and full day Safari tours in Hluhluwe/ Umfolozi Nature Reserve in South Africa. Our open vehicle safari vehicles make for great photographic opportunities. These tours are specialized for Big 5 game viewing. Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Leopard, and Buffalo (the Big 5 family), also a lot of common animals, giraffe, zebra antelopes and bird life are just a few of the parks abundant wildlife to come and enjoy.
Shonalanga Tours: With 12 years of experience in the industry we have the knowledge, vehicles and skilled staff to make your holiday and safari as perfect as you always desired. We realize that this is often a once in a lifetime experience holiday and being a private operated business, we will ensure only the best service. We will go the extra mile to ensure the perfect safari at affordable rates, without compromising on our quality services and safety.
We welcome you to St Lucia and Hluhluwe Nature Reserve in South Africa.
Welcome to our beautiful cost line in South Africa with an emphasis on the majestic Sea Turtle. Sit back and relax as we chauffeur you out of St Lucia into the wilderness, darkness and immediately immerse you into the real expense. Considered the birthplace of ecotourism, Our North Coast is home to dozens of important nesting beaches for turtle species - Leatherback and Loggerhead.
SEE Turtles works with local organizations to protect critical nesting habitat. This country offers travelers exceptional opportunities to view nesting turtles in areas with pristine dines. Seasonal: Nov - Feb
Whale-watching season is here and it's going to be a bumper one. The most commonly sighted whales are Humpbacks, which make annual migrations up both the west and east coasts to breed and mate.
Whale watching is one of the most activities that tourists love to engage in. For them, seeing whales is a once-in-a-lifetime dream.
View these gentle giants on their migration towards the tropics. One of the most breath-taking expenses on earth. Seasonal from June to November
Came and enjoy a 1, 2 or 2.5 hour horse rides.
You can do a 1 or 2 hour beach ride - tide permitted, or 1 or 2 hour game ride, This rides is in St Lucia Wetland Park (iSimangaliso). You can see a lot of antelope's, birds and our magnificent bush or 2.5 hour beach & game ride combination. This tours is for beginners and experienced riders.
Cycling in and around St. Lucia area. Bicycles are provided by Shonalanga Group for the exclusive use of their guests. A 2 to 3 hour cycling can be done with a guided tour or on your own. Ask reception for the availability of the bicycles.
This tour to a local contemporary Africa village will give you insight into the Zulu culture and their acceptance of western standards. Experience everyday Zulu culture. On this tour you can meet with the Songoma (herbalist and spiritual healer). You will also have the pleasure to visit the pre-primary to high school as well as shops, churches and off course the local shebeens (taverns). If you are lucky you can also have an experience of a life time to visit a real Zulu wedding.
2 to 3 hour experience to see the beauty of Lake St Lucia. One of the most adventurous activities available in St Lucia. Kayak with hippos and crocodiles on the lake. Not for the faint hearted.