In 1998 the couple Danie and Riette Bennett applied for a boat-based whale and dolphin watching permit with Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Oceans and Coast and was successful in their bid, and has operated these exciting 2 hours on the ocean trips ever since.
The skippers employed, have been trained by themselves and relevant authorities. Their boats have been built with passenger’s safety and comfort in mind. Since 1999 the company is BEE compliant and uses a part of the year for constructing their own vessels and training their staff in the boat building and maintenance industry.
This ocean cruise is by far one of the ticks, that HAS to be on your bucket list. Whale watching excursions are an extreme emotional once-in-a-lifetime experience. The mighty Humpback Whale, which is known as the more acrobatic whale of 40 ton, is the specie that migrates past the Kwazulu Natal coastline from the months of END May till END November. Out of whale season we do a 2-hour ocean cruise to see WHATEVER the ocean has to offer, like different species of dolphins, in season some sea turtle, sharks, flying fish and maybe some whale shark. Just come and enjoy this ocean cruise, it is something surely to remember! Then, since 1998 the double deck luxury passengers ferry ADVANTAGE CRUISE has been one of the biggest assets of the St Lucia Estuary.
ADVANTAGE CRUISER has the legal concession to do boat cruises in the St Lucia Section of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa’s first World Heritage Site, and there is multiple 2 hour cruises 7 days a week to get as close as possible to hippo, the Nile Crocodile basking along the shoreline of Lake St Lucia and VARIOUS bird species. Our boat is wheelchair friendly, boasts two toilets, a public address system, comfortable SPACIOUS carpeted area and very family and baby friendly, with AMPLE walking space for the avid photographer. This surely is the ONE trip when coming to St Lucia which you cannot NOT do. It is ideal to hire the boat to say your I DO’s ( get married ), ideal for school groups, corporate groups, team building and you are assured your enthusiastic qualified guides will go out of their way to get the best photo opportunities and give loads of info about the eco systems , Mangrove Swamps, Nile Crocodiles etc.
Take advantage of the Advantage team, we have been here since 1998, and know how to treat you.
Weekdays – 08h00 – 16h30
Saturdays – 08h00 – 16h00
Saturdays – 08h00 – 16h00
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