Hippo Hideaway

Address: 70 McKenzie Street, Saint Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Lodge
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This lodge is located on 70 McKenzie Street, Saint Lucia.
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      Feeling alive!

      A travel blog entry by linziprytz on Nov 15, 2014

      11 photos

      ... in full action and I am surprised by my innate will to survive this danger. Our pace has quickened, it feels like Rick just wants us out of here and hopefully we won't run into the back of a lion on the way! I am right behind Rick, on his heels, my head turning in every direction looking for movement. He gets slightly ahead of me as I turn and look to my right, Rhino, in the bush! Rick hasn't seen them and keeps walking. I am shocked (and impressed) by my reaction to drop to ...

      First week down

      A travel blog entry by rhiandgeorge on Jul 29, 2014

      22 photos

      ... with machetes that George and I really enjoyed... - and swamp water fights that again George and I may or may not have started... all a lot of fun. The other day we went to see the Cat centre, our favourite activity involved patting cheetahs and spending time in their enclosure. We have also become very good at mixing concrete and may come back more ripped than before...

      The last volunteer days were spent ...

      Stubborn baby Hyena!

      A travel blog entry by africazen on Jun 04, 2014

      9 photos

      Up at 5, still no solar power. Shower by torchlight!!! Left at 6 (Philip had been sure Axel had told him we usually left at 4.30!) Jungle oats as usual and cup of tea. Left at 6. Went to near Bhejane hide but signal very weak for Aladdin and nothing for Raqui. Went back to camp and picked up dead Impala. I got gloves and an extra polar fleece, cold this morning. Went to boma and fed dogs, young hyena ...

      Day 3 St Lucia

      A travel blog entry by bushmantours on Mar 09, 2014

      7 photos

      ... for large seabirds, John glimpsed a large shape. later identified from the photos as a small hump-backed whale.
      We were planning to stay in and cook, in fact had almost finished the preparation, when the electricity went off. Looking out we could see that it was affecting the whole town of St Lucia. We abandoned eating-in plans and decide to check if anywhere in town was cooking! Fortunately we found a fish restaurant, John Dory's, that had it's own generator so we ate there. ...

      Boat trip on St Lucia Estuary

      A travel blog entry by annandjohnmoon on Mar 08, 2014

      3 photos

      ... Then on the Vlei Loop there was a nice family group of African Sacred Ibis as well as Jacanas. Back on the main drive a Southern Banded Snake-Eagle perched on a pole and was unmoved as we stopped the car, in fact it was still in the same area when we drove back and the light was better.

      The Mpfanza Hide with its small lake was as good as ever. A variety of water birds were there along with a few animals. I ...