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Half-Day Zulu Cultural Experience and Reptile Park Guided Tour in Durban

Half-Day Zulu Cultural Experience and Reptile Park Guided Tour in Durban
Duration:
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Embark on a guided tour to the Phezulu village, located only 35 minutes away from Durban and known for the world famous Gasa clan which has reigned over the last 30 years, allowing visitors to Phezulu the opportunity to savour the taste and feel the rhythm of Africa. Also visit the famous reptile park full of many different exotic species.

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Durban City Tour
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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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 Official Durban King Shaka Airport Taxi Service

 

Official Durban King Shaka Airport Taxi Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com recommends the official Durban King Shaka Airport taxi service.

Pre-booked taxis offer a reliable and safe form of transport from the King Shaka Airport.

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** Be aware that unofficial or pirate taxis operate at Durban King Shaka Airport and we have given them different safety recommendations as discussed below.


Official Durban King Shaka Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Durban King Shaka Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (ZAR or South African Rand). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Note that Durban King Shaka Airport taxi rates given here are for official taxis and unofficial or pirate taxis (discussed below) may be different. Drivers may accept USD.


  • Metered Durban Airport taxi rates are about:


    Downtown Durban ZAR 400-500
    Umhlanga ZAR 250-350
    Westville ZAR 500-600
    Hillcrest ZAR 650-750



 
Durban Taxi Payment: Cash only
Drivers may accept USD.
Durban Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping recommended, 10%



Official Durban King Shaka Airport Taxi Details

Durban King Shaka Airport Taxi

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To curb illegal touting, ACSA (Airports Company South Africa) has appointed a concessionary taxi and shuttle service that covers all major towns, suburbs, shopping centres and casinos. This has had some success but catching a cab from Durban King Shaka Airport can still be daunting for visitors to Durban and the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality area. Pre-booking of a King Shaka Airport taxi is often a better option.


Please use airport-approved operators only. Approved operators display the ACSA logo on their vehicles and are available outside the arrivals terminals. Contact the ACSA information desks if you need help or phone: +27 (0)11 921 6262.


Taxi services leave from in front of the Departures Terminal. There are a number of taxi companies working from the DUR Durban King Shaka International Airport and it is recommended to take one of these as opposed to an independent taxi. Please note that metered taxis are not allowed to drive around the city to solicit fares and instead must be called and ordered to a specific location.


Durban transport taxi companies operating from King Shaka Airport include:


  • A Hassan Taxis
  • Aussies Radio Taxis
  • Boshoff Taxis
  • Checkers Radio Taxis
  • Eagle Radio Taxis




Arrive or depart stress-free at the Durban King Shaka Airport by pre-booking your private Durban King Shaka Airport transfer.
See our Durban King Shaka Airport private transfer options page for more information and pricing.


 Unofficial Durban King Shaka Airport Taxi Service or Hire Points

 

Minibus taxis are by far the cheapest and most popular form of public transport in South Africa. But if you are a visitor to South Africa, using a taxi can prove bewildering and even frightening.


 
IHateTaxis.com does not recommend the unofficial Durban King Shaka Airport taxi service.

Unofficial taxis are not a safe form of transport.



 Pirate Durban King Shaka Airport Taxi Serivce

 

Pirate taxis may not have licensed drivers and may be a scam to take you to an undisclosed location for robbery and possibly more. Pirate taxis are those where there is no meter and discrepancies can occur between your initial quoted price and the price upon arrival. Personal safety concerns do exist in unofficial taxis, notably robberies and other more serious crimes.



 
IHateTaxis.com does not recommend the pirate Durban King Shaka Airport taxi service.

Do not take any pirate taxi from King Shaka Airport!



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Last Updated: 17 Nov 2016