Kosi Bay’s pristine lake system consists of a series of four lakes that form part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and eventually drain via a sandy estuary into the Indian Ocean. Beach goers can enjoy a calm, quiet beach and a river mouth with exceptionally clear water and an abundance of fish species. Other fauna in the area includes duikers, hippopotamuses, crocodiles, bull sharks, loggerhead and leatherback sea turtles – which lay their eggs on the beach – and a diverse bird life. An interesting fact about Kosi Bay is that it is home to the Kosi Palm, which has the largest leaf of any plant in the floral kingdom. Kosi Bay estuary is only two kilometres from the Mozambique border.