Sunday, November 02, 2008

Updated News - 02 November 2008

PRETTY much WHALES this last couple of weeks, again like I said 2/3 weeks ago hardly a day goes by that we don't see at least one mother-and-calf pair.

 

Bonuses lately is lost of dolphins, and even the odd pair of male-female loggerhead turtles ''making babies'' in the ocean before coming ashore shortly to come lay eggs. Weather conditions have been awesome , we either have full day winds and then cannot operate at all, or otherwise we're blessed with long wind still days.

 Please again understand that we won't be taking any bookings if people don't come and pay, there is just too many people that book seats and don't pay and don't pitch – and our policy remains first come first serve, if any agent/guesthouse expects us to keep a seat, that agent/guesthouse will be held responsible for the payment if their client booked don't pitch.

 ( Annemarie, remind me to tell the staff to bring you the beautiful swimming turtle photo we have )

 Hippo and Croc Tours are very busy this time of the year with tour groups – so please make sure to book individuals early to avoid disappointment – we do apologise for certain days that we're fully booked and can't accommodate your pax, specially when we're waiting for those passenger liners in the harbor to bring 200pax that fills all the boats – but remember you're support is precious and appreciated and it's fortunately only a couple of days that we have these huge groups.

Riƫtte Bennett
St.Lucia Tours & Charters t/a Advantage Cruiser CC
e-mail: 
advantage@zululink.co.za

web :    www.advantagetours.co.za

Tel   :  035 5901259

Fax  : 035 5901053

Cell  : 083 487 2762
Box 151, St Lucia,South Africa 3936
1 McKenzie Street,  St Lucia 3936, ** corner of Dolphin Supermarket  , the very first information office as you enter the town of St Lucia after crossing the bridge , at the traffic circle find parking immediately on the right (next to PEP stores) **

our GPS co-ordinates are :: S28 22. 335 E32 24. 773   ....St Lucia Village South Africa


Water Crisis
 

Umkhanyakude District Municipality wishes to inform and alert the residents of the following areas that the Umfolozi River has dried up which resulted in the shortage of water to: 

  • St Lucia
  • Kwamsane
  • Dukuduku
  • Mtubatuba
  • Undlovu
  • Khula Village
  • Monzi
  • Nordale
  • Riverview

 

Communities in the above mentions areas are advised that water tankers and ''Jojo'' tanks will be supplied by the District Municipality at key areas with immediate effect.

 The Municipality appeals to the public to be patient and be co-operative during these truing times.

 Emergency number – 035 573 1100

 The Hon. Mayor Cllr. LM Mtombeni


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