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Mountain Splendor -The Kingdom of Lesotho

Mountain Splendor -The Kingdom of Lesotho
Duration:
12 hours
From:
USD 170.53
Leave Durban and travel through the Natal Midlands to Himeville. Hop into a four wheel drive vehicle and enter Lesotho via the Sani Pass, where you will visit a Sotho Village and interact with the locals of this neighborhood. Travel to Sani Pass Top Chalet for lunch before returning to Durban after a full day of exploring.

7-Day Guided Tour to Kruger Park including Swaziland from Durban

7-Day Guided Tour to Kruger Park including Swaziland from Durban
Duration:
7 days
From:
USD 1824.42
Discover the treasures of Durban and the bustle of this multicultural city, to Swaziland, Mpumalanga and Northern Kruger National Park. Its a truly royal seven days, fully escorted, you're taken directly to some of South Africa's finest scenic sights and most prolific Big Five game-viewing country. We explore the area's wilderness gems such as the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi and iSimangaliso Wetland Park, where nature lovers and keen photographers will be in awe of the bountiful wildlife and beautiful scenery. In the small kingdom of Swaziland you'll engage with a local community, learning about their traditions and customs.

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Things to do in Durban if you have a Durban King Shaka Airport Layover or Extended Durban King Shaka Airport Stopover


If you have an extended layover at the Durban King Shaka Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Durban.LayoverIdeas.com.


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King Shaka Airport is located very close to the coastline and so many of the best activities are centred around these locations. Durban and the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality areas has something to offer everyone from the Botanical Gardens to the Science Museum and everything in between. With so much to choose from why not visit one of the places that will give you a real feeling for the Zulu Kingdom.



uShaka Marine World


A trip to Durban would not be complete without a visit to the Aqua Park and Sea World. The amazing array of beautiful underwater kingdoms offers visitors a bird's eye view of some of the most interesting oceanic inhabitants imaginable. You can indulge in fine dining in the hull of an amazingly realistic wrecked ship, or have a quick bite to eat while you wonder around visiting the different creatures. There are also twice daily dolphin and seal shows which are certainly worth a visit. If you are at uShaka on a hot day you can get some thrills on the water slides or float lazily round the moat on a tyre tube to help you cool off and unwind.



Suncoast Casino


If you fancy your chances on the slot machines or want to try your luck at the tables, Suncoast Casino offers a truly African gambling experience. Once you have spent your limit, or to celebrate a bit of a win, you have a number of eateries to choose from where you can quench your thirst or satisfy your hunger. If you feel like a bit of fresh air, Suncoast Casino has a private beach where you can enjoy the sun, sea and sand before heading on to your next destination.



The Beach


It would be a real crime to miss a visit to the beach anywhere along the KwaZulu Natal coastline and, as DUR Durban King Shaka International Airport is a stones throw from Umdhloti beach, there is no excuse. With calm waters and plenty of rock pools, this stretch of coastline is fantastic for people wanting a refreshing dip without being dunked by big waves. If it is waves you are after, then no more than 20km down the freeway is Umhlanga beach where you will find surfers gathering to make the most of those white horses. With golden sands and blue flag beaches it is no wonder Durban is known for its coastal areas.



Flag Animal Farm


Traveling with young children can mean hours of stress and drama, but if you arrive in Durban with time to kill, you will find no end of child friendly activities to keep your little ones happy. One of the most relaxing things you can do with little kids is to take them to the Flag Animal Farm at Salt Rock near Ballito. This animal farm is in a stunning location with well cared for critters and a happy and friendly staff who will keep your children entertained for hours with milking demos, pony rides and interesting animals to interact with. There is also a café where you can enjoy a meal in the shade of big trees, which is incredibly relaxing and satisfying.



As always, make sure you leave plenty of time to get back to the King Shaka Airport in time for your connecting flight. Enjoy your transit city rather than whiling away the time leaning up against your luggage in the departures lounge.

Durban Attractions

Historical Zulu Storytelling and Walking Tour in Durban

Historical Zulu Storytelling and Walking Tour in Durban Duration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 20.97
A unique walking tour around Durban with Zulu Storyteller to delight and entertain you with his brilliant storytelling. The storyteller will share fascinating tales of how Zulu Culture evolved in the cradle of nature. Walk to the city, Farewell Square, looking at historical buildings. See Anglican Church, the old Receiver of Revenue building, the Local History Museum, Natural Science Museum and more.

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Durban City Sightseeing Tour

Durban City Sightseeing TourDuration:
3 hours
From:
USD 32.15
Experience Durban, a city of contrasts on the Durban City Sightseeing Tour. Shaped by the early Colonial settlers, see the city has developed from the indigenous Zulu population and the Indians who arrived as indentured laborers in the 19th Century.

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Durban City Tour

Durban City TourDuration:
4 hours
From:
USD 32.15
Drive along Durban's Golden Mile. Move through the city, seeing the City Hall, and enjoying its humorous history. <br>Continue to view the 8th largest harbor in the world. Onto University of Natal for some beautiful views over Durban, visit the Indian markets at Warwick Triangle. Then visit the Durban Botanic Gardens, you will also go to the Moses Mabhida Stadium (option of cable car ride, for your own account.

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Durban City Highlights Tour

Durban City Highlights Tour Duration:
3 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 34.25
This is a scenic tour through Durban City, where everything will seem to amaze you. The variety of landmarks highlights this magnificent city's diverse history and culture.

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Durban City Half-Day Tour

Durban City Half-Day TourDuration:
4 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 37.74
A tour dedicated to the discovery of the cultural and historical contrasts of this cosmopolitan city where east meets west. The drive will be along Durban's distinctive beachfront, the Golden Mile, past the art deco buildings and Ushaka Marine World to The Point at the harbor entrance.

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Ushaka Marine World in Durban

Ushaka Marine World in DurbanDuration:
3 hours
From:
USD 42.63
Durban's world class saltwater aquarium, Ushaka Marine World will have young and old delighted! With over 30 indoor and outdoor exhibits, Ushaka Marine World includes a variety of marine life - see a dolphin, penguin and seal show, and marvel at the intelligence of these animals.

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Kwa Zulu Natal Midlands Day Tour from Durban

Kwa Zulu Natal Midlands Day Tour from DurbanDuration:
9 hours
From:
USD 42.98
Explore the famous Midlands Meander, alongside a knowledgeable guide, and take your time visiting the quaint stalls and shops along this scenic route in the Kwa Zulu Natal Midlands and make the best of your experience while in South Africa.

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Durban City Tour

Durban City TourDuration:
3 hours
From:
USD 48.92
The Durban city tour is the ideal introductory tour of Durban, a city together shaped by colonial settlers, the indigenous Zulu people and Indians who arrived as indentured laborers in the 19th century. Durban a coastal city in eastern South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province (also known as the Zulu Kingdom), is known for its African, Indian and colonial influences. Join us on this tour for more...<br /><br />Tour Highlighst: Kwa Muhle Museum, Victoria Street Market, Durban City Hall, Beachfront, uShaka Marine World, Durban ICC, Botanic Gardens Florida Road, iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium built for 2010 FIFA World Cup

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Last Updated: 17 Nov 2016