St. Lucia village is located approximately 300km north of Durban , 30km to the east of the N2 north south main tourist route. St. Lucia village is the most southern entrance to the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park World Heritage Site. Regarded as one of the finest wetlands in the world, it was accorded World Heritage Site status in 2000 as an area of outstanding natural value. St. Lucia Wetlands offers four of the Big Five. St. Lucia Wetlands Park has many activities on offer. Many of these activities are available in the village, St. Lucia Estuary. Wide open beaches with high sand dunes are perfect for sun bathing, volley ball, picnics and long walks. With a large choice of accommodation and wide open golden beaches, St. Lucia Estuary, is the ideal hub to explore the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park.
St. Lucia has many great activities on offer, turtle breading season begins in October till April, while whale season is from June until December. For the sport fishermen St. Lucia is fantastic, offering great game fishing, rock and surf fishing, fly fishing and spear fishing. St. Lucia other activities include a crocodile farm, hippo cruises, walking trials, kayak safaris, night safaris and game safaris. The 2nd highest vegetated sand dune range in the world towers over the St. Lucia wetlands and beaches, only over shadowed by the dunes on Frazer Island, formed some25000 years ago.