Mission Rocks

iSimangaliso Wetland Park

Mission Rocks is a rugged and rock-covered shoreline known for the rock pools that have a fabulous array of sea life on view during low tide. It's important to note that there's no swimming here. They are located about 14km north of the entrance of the Eastern Shores.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby iSimangaliso Wetland Park attractions

1. Bats Cave

0.06 MILES

At low tide you can walk the 5km from Mission Rocks to this bat-filled cave.

2. Mt Tabor Lookout

0.15 MILES

Hikers should head to the Mt Tabor lookout, where three trail loops lead to spectacular views of Lake St Lucia and the Indian Ocean. It's about 4km before…

3. Eastern Shores

2.29 MILES

The four scenic routes in the Eastern Shores – pan, vlei (marshland), coastal dune and grassland – each reflect their different features and ecosystems…

4. Western Shores

7.58 MILES

The region northwest of St Lucia Estuary is called the Western Shores, and comprises two stunning lakeside spots, known as Fani’s Island (closed to…

5. Cape Vidal

8.66 MILES

If you ask anyone in the know what to see in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park they'll most likely suggest Cape Vidal. Some of the forested sand dunes here…

6. iSimangaliso Wetland Park

13.27 MILES

iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a sprawling, diverse ecosystem comprised of hundreds of kilometres of beaches, lakes, wetlands and forests to explore. The…