2022 Activity and Transfer Rates

Makakatana Activities are included in the Fully Inclusive Rates.
These Activities can be booked as extras on the Full Board Rates.


Afternoon Wetland Game Drive (15h30 - 18h30) R900 per person 
* Boat & Wetland Safari (09h00 –15h00)  R2150 per person 
* Beach Safari (09h00 –15h00)  R2150 per person 
* Hluhluwe or Western Shores Safari (05h00 –13h30) to be booked in advance  R2150 per person 
Early morning Game Drive (05h00 –08h00)                                                                       R900 per person 

All activities are weather permitting. In high winds or dangerous weather conditions that are beyond our control and do not allow us to operate the boat or make use of the beach, alternative activities will be offered where possible. The full day safaris include a picnic lunch or brunch.   Note - *full day activities cannot be booked on a 1 night stay. - Minimum 2


Horse riding in St Lucia with Bhangazi - Beach or Bush Rides  - 1 hour R520 per person 
Whale and Dolphin Experience (Whales - June to September) 3 hrs & weather permitting  R1250 per person 
Deep Sea Fishing - 5.30am start 6-7 hrs trip - tackle & bait provided.  R1600 per person 
Birding Tours - with a  St Lucia Birding Specialist Price on request
Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre  R280 per person 

Prices are estimates and subject to change - booked directly with the Operators. Transfers from Makakatana Bay Lodge not included. - Minimum 2

Please note that if you self drive to the Eastern Shores, there is an iSimangaliso Eastern Shores park entry fee that applies.

Transfers can be booked with Makakatana. These rates subject to change without any prior notice and Makakatana will not be held liable for transfer changes. Prices are per vehicle – max 4 pax. 
Excludes iSimangaliso park entry fees and conservation levy’s.  
Transfers booked by outside companies will be charged Park entry fees at the gate. The driver of the transfer company will be charged an entry fee and a vehicle fee in cash. Below rates are not commissionable. 

Durban International (2h45 hrs) R6 000 
Richards Bay / Phinda / Hluhluwe / Thanda (1 ½ hrs) R3 800
Amakhosi / Thonga Beach / Rocktail (3 hrs) R6 500 
Manguzi - Mozambique Border (3 hrs) R6 500
St Lucia / Mtubatuba (30 min) R900
St Lucia (after hours, via Nhlozi gate) R2 000 
After hours surcharge R525