St. Lucia South Africa Eco-Programs

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The Increased St Lucia Wetlands Park stretches from Maphelana in the south to the Mozambique border in the north and includes the St Lucia Estuary, Charter’s Creek, Fanie’s Island, the Wrong Bay Park, Cape Vidal and Sodwana Bay. The coastline stretches roughly 280km and this is wherever Tropical and Subtropical weather techniques river daily life and sea everyday living fulfill. It is claimed that the Better St Lucia Wetlands Park has a lot more species of animals than in the Kruger Nationwide Park and Okavango Delta.

7 Eco-units interact and coexist inside an space of 260,000ha

* Lake St Lucia : the biggest salt h2o lake in Africa.

* Maritime eco-technique : sandy beaches and the southern-most coral reefs on earth.

* The Japanese shores : separates the lake and sea.

* Mkuze swamps : caused by washed-down river sediment.

* Western shores : forests and fossil maritime lifestyle.

* Coral Reef eco-system : includes all the coral reefs together the shoreline.

* Mfabeni eco-system : dune forest separating lake and sea.

The Increased St Lucia Wetlands Park features:

* Distinct climate units

* Unique ecosystems

* Submarine canyons

* Sandy beach locations

* Dune forests

* Wetlands

* Grasslands

* Forests

* Lakes

* Savannas

There are fewer spots the place you can discover a sense of blissful solitude and magical power like in The Better St Lucia Wetlands Park dwelling to the 2nd oldest wilderness recreation reserve in South Africa the highest vegetated sand dunes in the globe.

Owning absorbed the magical electricity and non secular presence inherent to this Environment Heritage Internet site, you will depart St Lucia restored and rejuvenated – a natural “tonic” that absolutely everyone must practical experience.

“The Increased St Lucia Wetlands Park will have to be the only area on the world in which the world’s oldest land mammal (the rhinoceros) and the world’s most significant terrestrial mammal (the elephant) share an ecosystem with the world’s oldest fish (the coelacanth) and the world’s most significant mammal (the whale).” – Nelson Mandela.

By Michael Georgiou