26 Apr Kosi Bay Forest Lodge
Kosi Bay Forest Lodge lies to the east of the village of Mangusi along a sandy 4*4 road. The privately owned lodge is part of the iSibindi Group of lodges. The lodge has a main reception where meals are provided and service tent style thatched rooms with full facilities. There is a well sited pool overlooking a lake and where sunsets are the highlight of the day. There are many activities that may be carried out and include canoeing on the lake channels amongst the Raffia Palms, which are the breeding ground for the rare palm Nut Vulture. Boat trips from the Kosi Bay jetty up the four lakes is possible and snorkeling is provided. The ancient system of fishing using fish traps is a highlight and the local fishermen still use these methods. This area was declared a World Heritage Site in 2000 and is part of the Grater St Lucia Wetland Park, managed by iSimangaliso. (Meaning ‘place of miracles”). The Kosi system consists of four lakes running into each other with the mouth just south of the Mozambique border. The Kosi system is 11000 hectares in extent.
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