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NEWS FROM iSIMANGALISO

Notice to iSimangaliso visitors: Road works and closures

17 Feb 2017

Dear visitors iSimangaliso is continuing with routine road maintenance and repairs throughout the Park. While we have made every effort to minimise disruption to visitors, we would like you to be advised of the following road works and plan your visit …

Rhino orphans find refuge in iSimangaliso

8 Feb 2017

On Monday, three white rhino orphans were peacefully released into their new home within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Survivors of mothers who were poached for their horns in various other KwaZulu-Natal game reserves, the male and two females are aro …

iSimangaliso – Caring for the coast

6 Feb 2017

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site comprises over 220km – almost 9% – of South Africa’s coastline extending from the north-eastern border with Mozambique at Kosi Bay to south of Maphelane. These shores are not only some of the most prist …

iSimangaliso – a natural case study in sustainable leadership

23 Jan 2017

Last month the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site was the host Park for the first Sustainability Leadership Journey initiated through Wildlands and Global Nature Fund in conjunction with the Living Lakes Network. With Africa’s largest estuar …

iSimangaliso: The restoration of Africa’s largest estuarine lake receives a boost

10 Jan 2017

The historic restoration of the Lake St Lucia system is now making a visible difference to the landscape and nature. From the vantage point of the St Lucia Ski Boat Club and Estuary Boardwalk, the view across to Maphelane is dramatically different to t …

Safety Notice: Elephants

9 Jan 2017

Dear Visitors Recently, elephant have taken up a permanent position on the Eastern Shores of Lake St Lucia. They are also regularly encountered on the Western Shores and uMkhuze sections. The Park has approximately 100 elephants on the Eastern/Western …

Isaziso Sokuphepha: Izindlovu

9 Jan 2017

Bavakashi Kamuva, sekunezindlovu ezizinze e Eastern Shores le Chweba iSt Lucia. Ziphinde zibekhona e Western Shores naseMkhuze. IPaki linezindlovu ezilinganiselwa ku100 sezizonke e Eastern Shores nase Western Shores kanye no 100 omunye wezindlouvu eMkh …

iSimangaliso’s Grassland Loop re-opens for visitors!

19 Dec 2016

One of the Eastern Shores section’s most beautiful and rewarding game drive loops – the 18km Grassland Loop – is once again open to tourist traffic after the completion of the Bhangazi Berm bridge. The Bhangazi Berm was officially opened on Monday by ( …

Closure of Quarter Mile Reef

15 Dec 2016

Every year female Ragged Tooth Sharks migrate to Sodwana to spend their gestation period in our warmer waters. A small group have already arrived and are aggregating at Quarter Mile Reef. In order to protect and conserve these sharks Quarter Mile is cl …

Festive season in iSimangaliso kicks off with the opening of the Bhangazi Berm bridge

14 Dec 2016

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park anticipates a busy festive season as many South Africans head for the Park’s golden beaches, especially Cape Vidal, St Lucia, Sodwana Bay and Kosi Bay. Kicking off the season is the welcome news that the extremely popular …