The Resort offers comfortable chalets, caravan/camping sites in a beautiful and secure garden setting with shaded lawns and a sparkling swimming pool. Whilst the Environmental Centre is aimed primarily at school groups, the dormitories, rooms and fully equipped modern kitchen are also a popular venue for large church and other special interest groups. The two hiking trails at the resort offer excellent birding and access to two pans where one can end the day with a sundowner in a most tranquil and peaceful setting. The resort has a small tuck shop.
Trails: Make use of the two Futululu trails accessing the wetlands, climax forest and grasslands to initiate an environmental awareness. Witness prolific bird life and small game. To explore the deep rock pools and examines the inter-tidal zone in detail. The sandy shore and coastal forest can be included in the lesson.
Cape Vidal Tour: Offers much the same as at Mission Rocks, but is a fantastic site for snorkelling in the clear, protected bay. This site also offers trails through coastal forest and around a freshwater lake.Crocodile Centre: Get a close up view of four different crocodile species and several types of snakes. The guide will keep the students captivated for two hours with an in-depth examination of these fascinating creatures.
St Lucia Estuary Cruise: The cruise offers good sitings of hippo, crocodiles and water birds.
Our Environmental Centre at Futululu Park offers:
FutululuThe Futululu Environmental Centre is surrounded by forest, pans, wetlands and grasslands.There are several hiking trails accessing all these natural assets. Fossil outcrops occur on the edges of the nearby fertile Umfolozi floodplain.Our central kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering or you may choose the fully catered option.With these varied eco-systems comes an abundance of plants, birds, small game, butterflies etc.We do survival and leadership camps as well.
We can assist in the planning of an itinerary, which may include a range of activities or outings, and we offer specialist tour guides to accompany your group if so required.Each event-filed day will end under the stars around the large campfire relating stories and listening to the sounds of the African bush.
|Game Park||Nautre Reserve|
|Motorhomes Welcome||Stands for Caravans||Stands for Tents|
Resort Facility Symbols:
|Stands with 220 volt mains||Total stands available
|Water points close to sites||No Quad Bikes||Swimming pool|
|Dogs allowed by prior arrangement||Wheelchair friendly with assistance||Scullery|
|Conference Facilities||Pensioner discounts||Tent Assistance Erection|
A guide can explain the importance of the 40km long lake and 20km long tidal channel as a nursery and feeding ground for birds and marine, estuarine and freshwater fish and organisms. St Lucia Game Park and Beach: View magnificent mangrove and swamp forests, grasslands, pans and big game on foot. There are several trails accessing the various eco-systems for which the area is famous. Utilise the beach for a fun filled session of games and swimming or else do a beach hike from Mission Rocks to St Lucia.
Zulu Culture: Either visit a cultural village or be entertained locally by Zulu dancers. The students are invited to join the dancers, often with amusing consequences.
Snake Talk and Display: The knowledgeable guide gives a fascinating talk at the resort. The students are allowed to handle some of the snakes which makes it more engaging. Snake Talk and Display: The knowledgeable guide gives a fascinating talk at the resort. The students are allowed to handle some of the snakes which makes it more engaging. Hluhluwe /Umfolozi Game Reserve: Take a day trip in search of the Big Five in the company of KwaZulu Wildlife guides who are eager to share their knowledge with the students.Other tour opportunities: Richards Bay Minerals, Richards Bay Science Centre, Bay Harbour, Gaboon Adder Breeding Project