When visiting Durban I can guarantee you will never have a dull moment. You’ll experience every bit of splendour this vibrant; beach city as well as its surrounding coastal towns has to offer. Durban activities including anything and everything from abseiling and river rafting, a Zulu land, the uShaka Marine World to swimming, surfing, snorkeling and wellness treatments in world-class spas.
- Abseiling and River Rafting
Dlangala is a wildlife sanctuary situated in the Umkomaas Valley, about 1 hour’s drive from Durban. Adventure activities include white water river rafting, abseiling, rock climbing, tubing, 4X4 trails, walking trails, horse riding, fishing and game viewing. Prices start from R300.
- uShaka Marine World
Don’t miss visiting South Africa’s largest, marine themed park. It covers 15 hectares of Durban’s prime, beach front real estate and offer activities for the entire family such as entertainment at the Sea World, water slides, fine cuisine restaurants and the Village Walk retail village.
- The Durban City Hall
The Durban City Hall is one of Durban’s most popular tourist attractions. This historic building has been built in 1910, designed in modern Renaissance style and houses a Natural Science Museum of stuffed animals, birds, reptiles and South Africa’s only ancient, Egyptian mummy.
- Mini Town
Situated on the beach front, Mini Town is a mini replication of Durban city. With miniature trains and planes, this knee-height town almost looks like a little toy land and is a great outing for the family and especially the children.
- The Durban Botanical Gardens
The Botanical Gardens was found in 1849 and is world-wide known for the original specimens of Encephalartos woodii, acknowledged as the rarest plant in the world. Here you can be escorted on a guided tour, enjoy a light lunch at the tea garden or visit the fresh herb garden. There is also a garden for the blind. Naturally you don’t have to worry about the kids as they will entertain themselves in this extraordinary, large garden playing hide and seek.
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