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Things to do in Durban

Shark Diving
Shark Diving , Durban
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Garden
4.5
The oldest botanical garden in Africa, Durban Botanic Gardens was founded in 1851 and features a scenic 15 hectare (37 acre) park, dotted wit
Tours from $30
Aquarium
4.4
uShaka Marine World, a spacious 40 acre (16 hectare) waterfront theme park boasts an aquarium, water park, and a rope adventure area. While t
Tours from $61
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Duration: 8 hours
This full day tour is a combination of a Durban City tour and a visit to PheZulu Cultural Village and Reptile Park. This tour is one of our most popular day tours. It is an entertaining and relaxing tour with a qualified tour guide that allows you to see a lot of Durban's landscape as well as experience Zulu culture.
Book on Viator from $136
Beach
Golden Mile , Durban
4.2
Appealing to walkers, cyclists, and joggers, Golden Mile represents a developed stretch of Durban's coastline offering some of the best attra
Tours from $43
Casino
Suncoast Casino , Durban
3.0
With more than 1,450 slot machines and 50 gaming tables, Suncoast Casino offers entertainment around the clock. You also have 18 restaurants

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Durban

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Aquariums · Shark Diving · Gardens
Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere. Wandering the buzzing city streets, you can discover colonial-era architectural gems and a vibrant blend of African and Asian cultures. Things to do in Durban include, among others, a wide range of recreational activities, from diving and surfing on one of the beaches, to hiking, skydiving, and swimming with sharks. Plan your holiday in Durban and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our South Africa day trip planning website.

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Where to stay in Durban

You'll find a variety of options for your stay in Durban, from backpacker hostels and affordable guesthouses, to luxurious beachfront resorts. You can also opt for private, rental lodgings, or a stylish boutique hotel. Accommodations in town cluster largely near the coastline, and the prices of most establishments rise and fall with the seasons. The most expensive time to visit remains the summer, from December to February.
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