St Lucia Wetland Reserve KwaZulu-Natal, RSA

October 5-9 2006 (Thanksgiving)
No Turkey or Pumpkin pie,
but a trip down through the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal region
to South Africa's first World Heritage site at St Lucia Wetland Park.

Ghost Mountain

General View of the Park

One of the Highlights is the Cape Vidal Coast

The Coast

The coaster

On The Beach

Further down the coast is the Misson Rocks bay.

Cape Vidal also has a lot of wildlife re-introduced in recent years

The kudu is widespread here

Fine Male Kudu

The Greater St. Lucia area also embraces the HluHluwe /iMfolozi park

iMfolozi River

Female Nyala - very similar to kudu but furrier

The St Lucia River Estuary features a lot of very angry Hippos

And some magnificent Birds

African Fish Eagle.

all pictures © 2006 Bill Osborne