• SPECTACULAR WILDLIFE AT
    HIPPO HIDEAWAY
    NESTLED IN THE HEART OF THE AFRICAN BUSH
  • A WARM WELCOME TO
    HIPPO HIDEAWAY
    ST LUCIA, KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA
  • RELAX AND REJUVENATE AT
    HIPPO HIDEAWAY
    BEAUTIFUL, QUIET AND SERENE
  • ENJOY SELF-CATERING LUXURY AT
    HIPPO HIDEAWAY
    A HOME AWAY FROM HOME
  • UNDERSTATED ELEGANCE AT
    HIPPO HIDEAWAY
    CALM, COOL AND RELAXING

Midnight Turtle Tours (November – January)

Once a year you can see one of nature’s many wonders unleashed when about 500 loggerhead and 150 leatherback turtles come ashore to lay about 120 eggs each, in a breathtakingly fragile and miraculous cycle.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

  • •  4×4 Adventuring
    •  Birding
    •  Crocodile & Snake Park
    •  Fishing
    •  Game Reserve Tours
    •  Golf
    •  Hippo & Crocodile Boat Cruise
    •  Horse Riding & Safaris
    •  Kayaking
    •  Midnight Turtle Tours
    •  Whale Watching
    •  Wilderness Walks

    And there’s plenty more! Please ask our staff for details or suggestions – they’re always happy to help!

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Hippo Hideaway: A Luxury, Self-catering Resort

The 21 air-conditioned chalets are beautifully decorated, giving you the luxury of a hotel with the convenience and privacy of self-catering.

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ACCOMMODATION

  • Chalets

    We have several chalet configurations to suit everyone’s needs:
    6 x Two person chalets (one bedroom)
    2 x Three person chalets (two bedrooms)
    12 x Four person chalets (two bedrooms)

  • Honeymoon Suite

    The Honeymoon Suite is something exceptional, with extra-stylish d├ęcor and luxury in every detail.

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Guests of all Ages Love Hippo Hideaway

Try Hippo Hideaway once and you’ll be back, again and again! Bring the whole family and enjoy sun, sea, spectacular wildlife viewing and a well-deserved holiday. You’ll leave feeling rested and rejuvenated, with memories to last a lifetime!

WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY

  • C. McLEARY, SA

    "Clean and comfortable accommodation with an unexpected bonus of visiting hippos."

  • G. RENNIE, SA

    "From the moment we arrived the experience was fantastic. Friendly, helpful staff combined with an exquisite establishment made it a truly wonderful stay! We will most definitely be going back as soon as possible."

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Mtubatuba, ZA

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