Hippo and Crocodile tours, and Whale watching, dolphin watching and deep sea fishing charters

KZN North Happenings




Advantage Tours

Contact Details

Danie, Riëtte or Joeye


Tel: +27(0)35 590 1259 

Cell : +27(0)83 487 2762

McKenzie street
St Lucia



ADVANTAGE CRUISER is a very sought after hippo/croc boat cruise operator in St Lucia!! Our skippers and guides are themselves very keen birdwatchers and photographers; as such you are assured a very informative trip. This double decker spacious passenger ferry was custom built by Danie Bennett and all our boats are built with customer SAFETY and COMFORT in mind with all the amenities you can think of to make this tour an amazing, but safe, experience.

Our vessel is WHEELCHAIR and BABY friendly, the ADVANTAGE CRUISER is the most comfortable, and accessible, Hippo and Croc Cruiser!


The ADVANTAGE CRUISER, custom built to venture in shallow water and environmentally friendly engines for a minimum impact on the ecology complying with EPA standards, departs from an easily accessible jetty in the heart of ST LUCIA. The boat consist of a lower covered deck, with an added sun deck upstairs for the person seeking a suntan whilst onboard.

The ADVANTAGE CRUISER, custom built to venture in shallow water

The boat itself has ample walking space for the avid photographer, with intermittent stops en route next to all the highlights you will be given the opportunity to take photographs for memories to last a lifetime.ADVANTAGE CRUISER has emergency toilet facilities, a cash bar as well as tea/coffee facility, a sophisticated Public Address system and comfortable upholstered seats and is wheelchair friendly. 


Our concession allows us to operate within a pristine part of the Wetland Park.

The boat complies with all the Park Authorities’ regulations and Department of Transport and SAMSA Permits .

Catering can be done by prior arrangement - more and more tour groups are making use of this facility to eat onboard whilst touring ,as this allows for more time to get to the next stop on your itinerary.



Depending on where ''he'' is roaming around for the day , you might be fortunate enough to have a sighting of Vincent , our male hippo without the left ear ...ask your captain to tell you a little more about Vincent ...



THE WHALES migrate pass this stretch of coastline between the months of mid May to mid December annually , to calf and breed in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, moving as far as Mozambique and Madagaskar before making the journey back to the Antarctic.
You may be fortunate to witness a 40ton acrobatic HUMPBACK WHALE breaching a mere 50 meters away from the boat !!!! or maybe just swimming alongside the vessel .



2 hours aboard the ADVANTAGE CHARTER with renowned skipper and specialized Marine Mammal Guide ,Danie Bennett to see whales from as close as 50m! Danie is the only LEGAL permit holder to take you boat based whale watching in St Lucia. The most fun you will have with your clothes on!


A certain percentage of your rate will be refunded in cash straight after the trip if you haven't seen a whale after 2 hours on the ocean 


Deep-sea Fishing - Advantage Charter (32ft Yeld cat)(2x250HP Suzuki engins)
A full day of game, bill and bottom fishing with experienced skipper Danie - all bait and tackle supplied - just bring own food & drinks) WHAT YOU CATCH IS YOURS TO KEEP !!!!

P O Box 8073
Nelspruit 1206


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Mon to Friday


o8h00 to 16h30



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083 202 6766

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