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Durban

3.8
Aquariums · Shark Diving · Gardens
Surf City
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 tour of Durban and South Africa travel itinerary using our South Africa road trip website.
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Popular things to do in Durban

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Shark Diving
Shark Diving
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Aquarium
uShaka Marine World
4.4
Duration: 8 hours
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Garden
Durban Botanic Gardens
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Golden Mile
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Durban

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Beach
Umhlanga Main Beach Umhlanga Rocks
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Shopping Mall
Gateway Theatre of Shopping Umhlanga Rocks
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Specialty Museum
Nelson Mandela Capture Site Howick
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling Umkomaas
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Durban

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Religious Site
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Safari
Safaris
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
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Theme Park
Big Rush Urban Adrenaline
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Park
Mitchell Park
3.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Durban

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Water Park
uShaka Wet 'n Wild
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Nature / Park
Natal Shark Board
3.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Water Park
Wetrock Adventures
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Neighborhood
Mini Town
2.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Durban

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Specialty Museum
Phansi Museum
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Natural Science Museum
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
History Museum
The Campbell Collections
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
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History Museum
Kwa Muhle Museum
3.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Durban

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Shopping Mall
Westville Junction Westville
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Flea Market
Golden Hours Family Market
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
The Spice Emporium, Durban
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Flea Market
Victoria Street Market
2.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Segway Tour
Segway Gliding Tours Moses Mabhida
4.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Sightseeing Tour
Country and Coastal Touring
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Boat Tour
Zulumoon Gondolas
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
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Casino
Suncoast Casino
3.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

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