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Durban City Half-Day Tour

Durban City Half-Day Tour
Duration:
4 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 45.99
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.

Durban Beachfront and Stadium Cycle Tour at Night

Durban Beachfront and Stadium Cycle Tour at Night
Duration:
3 hours
From:
USD 80.00
Explore this vibrant African city from the back of your bike! Starting at Snell Parade as evening descends on Durban. We cycle along the Beachfront, taking in the Golden Mile, and the beautiful 2010 World Cup Stadium. We then visit Blue Lagoon while enjoying the soothing ocean breeze, and make our way back to view the splendid architecture of Durban stadium.

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Things To Do in Durban & Durban King Shaka Airport Layover Ideas


Durban things to do

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

African Gondola Boat Ride at Durban Point Waterfront Canal

African Gondola Boat Ride at Durban Point Waterfront CanalDuration:
15 minutes
From:
USD 3.83
Enjoy a relaxing day ride on an unique African Gondola boat down the Durban Point Waterfront Canal. Take some time out of your busy schedule to put your feet up and take in the beautiful surrounds as you drift down the canal on a gondola. Be sure to look out for the stunning bridges which make for lovely pics, as well as the rich fish life in the canal as you drift along.

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Magical Gondola Night Rides in Durban

Magical Gondola Night Rides in DurbanDuration:
30 minutes
From:
USD 8.43
<p>Treat yourself to a magical ride at night down the Durban Point Waterfront Canal. Sit back and take in the stunning lights and bridges as you slip away from the hustle and bustle that is our modern life.  A real gem in Durban this is your special time to treasure the time with a loved one -  making memories that last.</p><p> </p>

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Picnic Gondola Boat Ride at Durban Point Waterfront Canal

Picnic Gondola Boat Ride at Durban Point Waterfront CanalDuration:
40 minutes
From:
USD 16.48
Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with a picnic on a unique African Gondola boat down the Durban Point Waterfront Canal.<p>We will provide the picnic in a hand crafted basket which is made right here in local Durban by the society for the blind. <br />What better way to spend some time out and treat yourself. <br />(Please note that the picnic basket will remain with us after your ride - we do have eco-carrier bags for you to use for any left overs that you would like to take home with you.)</p><p></p>Take some time out of your busy schedule to put your feet up and take in the beautiful surrounds as you drift down the canal on a gondola. Be sure to look out for the stunning bridges which make for lovely pics, as well as the rich fish life in the canal as you drift along.

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Durban City Sightseeing Tour

Durban City Sightseeing TourDuration:
3 hours
From:
USD 38.32
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 38.32
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 45.22
This Durban City tour includes a guided tour of Moses Mabhida Stadium, Victoria Street Market, Inyanga Muthi Market, City Hall Square, KwaMuhle Museum, uShaka Village Walk, Botanical Gardens, University of KZN and surrounding areas. The sheer 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 45.99
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 51.35
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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Last Updated: 17 Apr 2017