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About Gerda's Place

Gerda’s Place is situated in St Lucia in KwaZulu-Natal, within driving distance of the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve and within walking distance of several restaurants, shops and fruit markets in town. Nearby activities include boat cruises, hiking, Zulu village tours, fishing, diving, and whale watching.

St Lucia Wetlands Park was declared a World Heritage site in 1999 at an unveiling ceremony where Nelson Mandela was guest of honour. The park was proclaimed a World Heritage site because of the huge biodiversity occurring in a relatively small area. Animals in the park include elephants, leopard, black and white rhino, buffalo, and in the ocean, whales, dolphins, and marine turtles including the leatherback and loggerhead turtle.

Gerda’s Place is a very private self catering flat with its own entrance and can accommodate up to four guests. The unit features DStv, air-conditioning free wi-fi and barbecue facilities. Your vehicle can be safely parked under shade net covering behind lock up gates. The unit has a fully equipped kitchen with stove, micro wave oven, fridge and deep freeze for your catch. Full bathroom with bath and shower. Fish cleaning facilities.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Reviews: 17 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Hiking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

Guests should bring their own towels otherwise towels will be supplied on request at a small extra fee.

Gerda's Place Rooms

Reviews for Gerda's Place

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Dieter Redeker
29 October 2018

St Lucia is definitely our next destination

Anita Reed
06 July 2018

Well equipped for self catering and very secure. A good base to use for your day trips. Gerda very pleasant to deal with and gave us very handy tips to travel in the area.

Helet Van Den Berg
24 November 2017

We enjoyed our temporary but cosy home away from home. The facility offered all the basic necessities. The garden was charming. The peaceful area is a plus point, especially when you need it to get two toddlers down for sleep. We felt right at home since we arrived.

Malcolm Gillespie
17 July 2017

Gerda is incredibly welcoming and accommodating at her establishment. It is well services and kitted out with all the necessities when it comes fishing and for general holiday purposes. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be back soon.

Johann Marais
07 June 2017

We enjoyed our stay at Gerda's Place very much and would like to visit again

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Gerda's Place is 0.2km from the centre of St Lucia , the nearest airport 109.6km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling