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 […]
Friday 29 January at 16h00 on Via, DSTV Channel 147 The team from the hugely popular Afrikaans lifestyle and nature-based travel show Vrydag4Uur, Alti Fouche and Dirk Vent Smit, recently took a road trip in their iconic old yellow VW Kombi (fondly named Gert) to iSimangaliso. They spent a long weekend of sunshine and sea […]
Experienced turtle trackers independently operate walking tours along the beaches of Kosi Bay.
Knowledgable guides to give you an enlightening glimpse into the lives of iSimangaliso’s turtle species.
Visit the iSimangaliso Wetland Park world heritage site this festive season and be spoilt for choice in this miraculous natural playground. “iSimangaliso’s eight inter-linking ecosystems, warm clear oceans bursting with a myriad underwater species on our coral reefs, ‘Big 7’ terrestrial and marine fauna including sharks, whales, coelacanths and nesting leatherback and loggerhead turtles, 526 […]
November in iSimangaliso Wetland Park heralds the beginning of one of the most special and awe-inspiring miracles of this world heritage site – the nesting of endangered turtles on the 220km golden shoreline. Annually, between the months of November and March, leatherback and loggerhead turtles haul their massive bodies out of the Indian Ocean and […]
Luxury lodge set in a secluded dune forest with stunning coastal views.
Reputability and reliability have made Thompsons the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of service excellence.