iSimangaliso Visitor Notice – Sodwana Bay Beach Parking

Dear Visitors, iSimangaliso beaches are home to the nesting of the endangered Leatherback and Loggerhead turtles who return year after year to lay their eggs on these beaches. It is currently the hatchling season which will extend right through to the end of April this year and as a result no parking is permitted on […]

iSimangaliso – Over half a century of sea turtle protection

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park includes one of only a handful of marine World Heritage Sites globally that protects the beach nesting sites of sea turtles. Within the Park’s 220km shoreline, and beyond the transfrontier boundary with Mozambique’s Maputo Special Reserve, lie the southernmost African nesting grounds for the loggerhead and endangered leatherback turtles. This annual […]

iSimangaliso celebrates Marine Week

iSimangaliso is one of only 49 Marine World Heritage Sites globally – and also comprises Africa’s largest trans-frontier Marine Protected Area together with Mozambique. The entire coastline of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a proclaimed World Heritage site (1999) under the World Heritage Convention Act. From the Mozambique border at Kosi Bay to the vicinity […]

Walking Tours Kosi Bay

Experienced turtle trackers independently operate walking tours along the beaches of Kosi Bay.

Ufudu Tours

Knowledgable guides to give you an enlightening glimpse into the lives of iSimangaliso’s turtle species.

Thompsons Tours

Reputability and reliability have made Thompsons the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of service excellence.

Thonga Beach Lodge

Luxury lodge set in a secluded dune forest with stunning coastal views.