Many South Africans choose a Durban holiday each year. The immediate reasons are obvious. This is a city that can keep all people happy. Durban is loved by both adults and children as the ideal holiday destination. The climate is warm to hot and allows all to enjoy the spectacular beaches made up of miles of golden sands. Swimming is made even more enjoyable by the blue waves of the warm Indian Ocean. Everywhere else there is emerald green vegetation and smiling faces.
There is a new breed of holiday makers. They are making Durban even more famous. More and more visitors are also opting for a Durban holiday. They are the thrill seekers. This group of holiday makers is coming to experience activities in and around Durban. They are being attracted to the breathtaking natural beauty and the high standard of amenities.
A Durban holiday will provide every visitor with a variety of accommodation. There are bed and breakfast establishments, boutique holidays, international hotels, guest houses and self catering or serviced apartments. It is possible to reserve accommodation from comfortable to luxury. For those visitors who come to take part in an adventure holiday having comfortable accommodation after a full day of activities is essential.
If you choose a Durban holiday you get the opportunity to jump out of a plane. This is perhaps one of the most exciting ways to view the city of Durban. You can jump tandem with a team of experienced skydivers. After a 20 minute brief you will be taken up to 10 000 feet above ground level. You can request photos and a DVD as a memento.
After jumping out of a plane you may think there’s not much excitement left. However, the city of Durban is the place for getting close to massive sharks. Seeing these creatures up close is a special experience. Visitors are taken out in boats and also have the pleasure of seeing dolphins playing in the wild. If you want to get closer to the sharks then go dive with the sharks in a special cage to protect you from these ferocious sea hunters.
To keep visitors happy and active on their Durban holiday there is an indoor climb known as The Rock at Umhlanga. This is the highest indoor climb in the world and caters for both adults and children.
If you want a bird’s eye view of the rolling green fields and magnificent gold coastline a micro light ride to remember lasts fifteen or thirty minutes long. Flights start at Ballito and many visitors do see whales, dolphins and even turtles in the Indian Ocean.
If you prefer to keep the action firmly on the ground then opt for sightseeing from a quad bike. There are routes for advanced riders and for novice riders. The surrounding area is so beautiful; this is a popular means of appreciating nature and getting exercise.
After all the excitement of a Durban holiday filled with adventure activities in and around Durban there is swimming and walks on the beach. Durban is packed with excellent restaurants and cafes specializing in locally made curry, fresh seafood and international cuisine. There is no shortage of interesting bars and clubs for the young at heart. A Durban holiday has something for everyone.
Find out more about a luxury self-catering apartment in Durban’s hip Umhlanga area. This particular apartment is perfectly positioned with its sea-facing views and sleeps up to eight people comfortably.