Get to know Durban as you travel from the fantastic downtown markets to the stunning Golden Mile, with an awesome aquatic experience at uShaka Marine World. Take it all in on this unforgettable tour.
- Tour of prominent Durban sights
- Guided tour of uShaka Marine World
- Fascinating viewing of aquarium
- Dolphin, seal and penguin show
Know before you book
- You can upgrade your ticket to include snorkelling at uShaka Beach
- Certified divers may dive in the open ocean lagoon
- Diving courses are on offer at the aquarium
- You may purchase tickets to dive in the shark tank, feed rays or participate in a dolphin/seal encounter
Take in the sights of Durban as you explore the city streets and the fantastic uShaka Marine World theme park. If you’re looking to have the best 24 hours in Durban, this sightseeing tour is your answer.
Sightseeing In Durban
Enjoy the bustle of Durban’s inner-city shopping bazaars including the Oriental Market and Victoria Street Market. For a unique retail experience, Victoria Street Market is the ultimate mix of local elements.
With over 200 stalls of goodies to choose from, the market offers visitors an array of fresh fish, spices and food. You can also browse the beautiful textiles, ornaments and jewellery sold by the vendors.
Spend the morning soaking up this exciting atmosphere and taking in sights such as Durban’s famous Playhouse Theatre.
uShaka Marine World Aquarium
Then head along Durban’s stunning Golden Mile and get ready to enter uShaka Marine World. The award-winning theme park is an unmissable feature on Durban’s beachfront. You will be treated to a guided tour of Sea World, the 8th largest aquarium in the world.
The aquarium provides the ultimate display of marine life including:
- Sharks (hammerhead, ragged-tooth, spinner and local catsharks)
- Eagle rays
- An abundance of stunning reef fish (ala Finding Nemo)
There is a total of 32 unique tanks in Sea World, which is designed around 5 model shipwrecks, and creates an unbeatable atmosphere.
Your guide will take you through the labyrinth of outdoor and indoor saltwater exhibits as you take in information about the fascinating creatures. After getting acquainted with the fish, head over to the spectacular seal and penguin shows as well as the show-stopping dolphin performance in Africa’s largest dolphinarium.
You can also visit the Dangerous Animals exhibit, which houses fascinating reptiles, amphibians and arachnids.
uShaka Marine World has a prime spot along the Golden Mile and is just next to Durban Harbour. It also has some aptly themed restaurants to enjoy including the Cargo Hold and Upper Deck. For anyone still experiencing shopping fever, the uShaka Village Walk has no shortage of options (you should definitely try the fudge).
To experience uShaka Marine World Durban’s Wet ‘n Wild side, head back to uShaka for a day spent hitting the slides (which are beyond fun). The waterpark opens at 10h00 on a weekday and at 09h00 on weekends. The rides range from the sedate Squid mini supertube to the exhilarating Rush, and everything in between.
For anyone visiting Durban, uShaka Marine World should be top your list. The life-sized playground provides an endlessly fun experience for every kid under 99.
- See Durban attractions
- Get a guided tour of uShaka Marine World
- Dolphin, seal and penguin show included
- Wet ‘n Wild not included
Specification: Top uShaka Marine World Activities
Coach not wheelchair accessible
Entrance fees for Sea World and the shows, Hotel pick-up and drop-off, Narration from a fun and informative guide
Food and drinks, Gratuity (optional), R5 per person fuel charge (payable at check-in)
|Meals & Drinks|
No meals provided
Families, Fun lovers, Marine enthusiasts
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