The little town of St Lucia, by Lake St Lucia, at the southern end of the wetland beaches, is a hub for all kinds of outdoor activities. You can cruise on the lake, go fishing, kayak, ride horses on the beach and explore the coastal forests, now a nature reserve with over 500 bird species. There is boatbased whale-watching between June and November. Offering a ‘home from home’ experience, Avalone Guesthouse is an excellent base for exploring the area. It has 12 comfortable rooms.
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