Local Info

Flamingo Lodge is set in the heart of St Lucia, walking distance to all local shops and restaurants. The holiday units are fully equipped and serviced daily to ensure a stress free stay.

Hippo and Crocs are found in abundance with close access to inland game reserves as well as superb whale and dolphin spotting in our local oceans. Each year between November and February turtles arrive to lay eggs on specific spots along the beach.

In addition to being a habitat for Nile Crocodiles, Hippo, Rhino, Buffalo, Leopard and Elephant, St Lucia also boasts a host of water birds including Pelicans, Kingfishers, Geese, Ducks, Heron, Fish Eagles, Flamingo and Storks. Lake St Lucia´s eastern shores are comprised of some of the highest forested dunes in the world.

Take a sunset cruise on the Lake, try one of the numerous game drives, night drives kayaking or hiking trails, explore our beautiful pristine beaches, visit the informative crocodile centre or just relax by the pool. Visit nearby Cape Vidal and Mission rocks with the offshore reef providing safe snorkelling and swimming. There is also a Whale watching tower providing excellent views of passing marine mammals.

Whatever you choose to do a stay at Flamingo Lodge is sure to re charge your batteries in this beautiful part of South Africa.

Situated 1.4 Kms to iSimangaliso Wetland Park/Cape Vidal gate. One of Natals top tourism destinations and South Africa's very first World Heritage Site.

Night Drives

Night drives – beautiful sunset safaris

Boat Cruise Safari on Lake St Lucia Estuary

Lake Cruises with guaranteed sightings of basking Hippo, Crocodiles and an abundance of bird life.

Cultural Tours

Visit local Veyane Cultural Village just 5kms outside St Lucia to experience contemporary village life with Zulu dancers, traditional musicians, bead making and traditional healers.

Deep Sea fishing trips

Deep Sea fishing trips – weather permitting

Turtle Tours

Turtle Tours – November to March

More Activities at St Lucia

Whale Watching – May to December
Guided walking trails
Bird watching trails
Game drives
Hiking trails

Visit the informative Crocodile Centre or just enjoy a day on the unspoilt beaches, swim in the warm Indian Ocean, take a short drive to the beautiful Cape Vidal with a stop at Mission Rocks or Catalina Bay.