iSimangaliso is not only a home to the Big 5, but also a playground for the beasts of the marine world; whales and sharks. Guests can expect to discover untouched beaches, expanses of glorious wetlands and game reserve all from their base at Makakatana. The benchmark safari activity offered is the full day private boat trip on the St Lucia Estuary and western shores exploration, or a full day beach safaris and eastern shores exploration including a picnic lunch in the park. Also on offer is a Hluhluwe and uMfolozi Big 5 game drive too. These are all included in the rate of your stay. Additional activities to choose from are fishing, turtle tours, whale watching, scuba diving, cultural village visits and much more.