Snorkeling at Cape Vidal, iSimangaliso Wetland Park – Guided Cape Vidal Snorkeling Tours NEAR St Lucia, South Africa.
Cape Vidal Snorkeling Tour Breakdown:
Cost: R380 per person.
Duration: 2 hours.
Meeting time: To be announced on booking.
Included: Snorkel, fins, mask, cup of coffee/tea or hot chocolate.
What to bring: Towel, sunblock, food/drinks if you gona stay for the day and happy vibes.
Meeting point: Cape Vidal marine office/fuel station parking area.
Not included: Entrance fees into iSimangaliso Wetland Park and wetsuit hire. Wetsuits available at R50 p/p.
What can you expect to see on your Cape Vidal Snorkeling Trip
On your Cape Vidal Snorkeling Adventure the list of possible sightings are pretty endless! Our sightings vary depending on conditions and season.
Sightings of blacktail, moonies, tropical halfbeak, convict surgeon, damsels, rubberlips, catface rockod, indian goatfish, karanteen, sand steenbras, lemonfish, common lionfish, rectangular triggerfish, moorish idol, butterflyfish and semicircle angelfish are common on most Cape Vidal Snorkeling Adventures.
We also get to see green turtles, marbled electric rays and spotted eagle rays on good days.
Our guides will also point out nudibranchs, flatworms, crayfish, cuttlefish and octopus.
Where to meet us for your Cape Vidal Snorkeling Tour
Our meeting point for the Cape Vidal Snorkeling Adventure is at the little “fuel or petrol station” in Cape Vidal Resort.
Even though the drive from St Lucia to Cape Vidal is only 32km, the game viewing is incredible and we suggest that you give yourself at least an hour and a half to get there. The road is tarred all the way to Cape Vidal.
When driving into Cape Vidal resort, keep going till you get your first view of the Cape Vidal Beach on your left. Another 100 meters further down the road you will see the “Cape Vidal fuel station” on your right. This is where your friendly Cape Vidal Snorkeling Adventure Guides will be waiting for you.
What to bring with for your Cape Vidal Snorkeling Adventure
For your Cape Vidal Snorkeling Adventure you only need to bring your swimsuit, a towel and sunblock. We supply all the equipment needed. We are proud to offer you the best quality equipment in our field. For your Cape Vidal Snorkeling Adventure you will get a silicone mask and snorkel, set of fins and we do have wetsuits available at an additional fee of R50 per person. We also have a lifesaving rescue buoy in the water at all times to ensure your safety and if anyone feel the need for extra floatation or simply a quick rest.
If you are planning on making a day of your time in Cape Vidal, we would suggest taking some lunch and refreshments along from St Lucia as the local shop in Cape Vidal only sell refreshments and snacks.
Beware of the monkeys as they are the only criminals in Cape Vidal!!!
There are no bank card facilities at the park entrance so be sure to bring enough cash!!!
Warning about Snorkeling in Cape Vidal
Snorkeling Cape Vidal. We would like to warn all guests planning on Snorkeling Cape Vidal that there are very strong currents!! These strong currents in Cape Vidal bay have taken many lifes over the years and we strongly suggest snorkeling Cape Vidal with the correct equipment, a local Cape Vidal Snorkeling guide and over the correct tides!
Please note that we cant always gaurantee that we will be able to snorkel on the day as our Cape Vidal Snorkeling Adventure is greatly depending on conditions, swell size and your safety.