iSimangaliso Wetland Park secures R75m for Sodwana redevelopment
Author: Selene Brophy
iSimangaliso’s Sodwana Bay section is scheduled for a face-lift in the next 24 months, the park has announced.
The upgrades, which will cost approximately R720-million, includes a new visitor reception and gate complex, new parking, new craft markets, and new recreational areas for day visitors. In line with iSimangaliso’s policy, all facilities will be disabled-friendly.
The Sodwana Bay section of the Park is an integral and highly valued part of iSimangaliso, the park said, with a key ecological study on the area done on how best to modernise the facilities to improve the visitor experience.
Sodwana Bay Beach node in particular is some of the rarest forest types and species in the country and is a vibrant and exciting tourism destination for beach lovers, divers and fishermen.
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