Welcome to Durban

Durban offers a lot more than beautiful, golden beaches. It is the centre of world-class sport and hosts major international events. It is a shopper’s paradise with world class standard shopping malls and precincts, craft markets and street bazaars. It is an entertainment and hospitality centre offering a wide range of accommodation from beachfront hotels to themed lodges, guesthouses, self-catering apartments and homely B&Bs. It is also a bustling commercial and manufacturing centre connected to the business capitals of the world, and is built around one of the busiest ports in Africa.

20 fun things to do in Durban

1. Visit the marine life at Ushaka Marine World

2. Have a picnic with friends and family at Durban Botanic Gardens

3. Have a look at wildlife at Mitchells 

4. Visit some of Durban’s most popular beaches

5. Visit the Durban Holocaust Centre

6. Hike and be in the middle of nature at Paradise Valley

7. Take a mini safari tour

8. Full-day Zulu cultural tour

9. Watch a soccer tournament or attend a concert at Moses Mabhida Stadium

10. Shark cage diving

11. Visit the KZN science centre 


12. Visit the mini town

13. Learn how to surf at the wave house

14. Guided tour through markets 

15. Visit the Umgeni River Bird Park 

16. Visit Durban’s first and oldest Jumma Mosque 

17. Watch the stunning sunsets on a catamaran sundowner cruise

18. The sardine run

19. Hop Aboard a Ricksha Bus

20. Beach horse riding