Durban Holidays - KwaZulu Natal Tourism
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Durban is KwaZulu-Natal's largest city and the third largest in the country. The naturally formed harbour is the busiest in South Africa, and provides a vital link for trade and industry.
Impressive hotels line what's known as the Golden Mile, a fun-seeker's paradise, where a subtropical carnival atmosphere prevails.
The promenade is a colourful hub dotted with African women selling traditional handicrafts, Zulu rickshaw drivers, leisurely strollers, joggers, sunbathers and surfers surveying the sea swells. Holiday makers are attracted to the year-round summer sunshine playground, which offers an incredible choice of leisure options.
The beaches are protected by shark nets offering secure swimming under the watchful gaze of lifesavers, and there are numerous swimming baths and paddling pools on offer for those not wishing to venture into the Indian Ocean. A whole day can be spent at Water World, which is a firm favourite with children. Yachting and windsurfing are some of the popular water sports as is angling. Organised boat and deep-sea fishing trips are also available.
A visit to uShaka Marine World is a must where sharks, turtles, and stingray to name a few, are on display in large tanks, and many of the marine life are hand-fed by scuba divers in the tanks at meal times. Daily seal and dolphin shows are held at the dolphinarium.
Durban plays an important role in sport in South Africa. Each year the Mr Price Pro competition takes place on the beach, where local and international surfers converge to battle the waves. Greyville Race Course is the venue for the annual July Handicap, South Africa's premier horse race. Thousands of runners from all over the country including foreigners take part in the Comrades Marathon, an annual long-distance running event held between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. King's Park Stadium, home of the Natal Sharks Rugby Team is host to many an international rugby match, and the complex includes a soccer stadium, cricket ground and an Olympic swimming pool. Moses Mabhida Stadium, known as the 'sporting cathedral', is host to the biggest and best sporting events, as well as offering a variety of experiences and attractions for fun-seeking families. Regular golf competitions are held at the Durban Country Club and Beachwood courses.
An Exotic Flavour
Restaurants, pubs, action bars and discos abound, and there are dozens of shops and shopping centres available for non-stop shopping. The Indian Market is a conglomeration of bazaars and stalls selling everything from curries to Indian saris adding a touch of the exotic. Regular tours in and around Durban introduce visitors to it's cultural diversity.
With King Shaka International Airport only 30 minutes away, Durban is the perfect holiday venue for travellers.
Sir Harveys provides luxury accommodation and is set in the leafy suburb of Glenwood which is centrally situated in Durban. Each room is fully air conditioned and fitted with a TV, hospitality trays, fridge, hairdryer, and a comfortable bed with ...
Set amidst the subtropical vegetation of a former sugar estate, Mount Edgecombe EstateLodge is a subtle statement of pure luxury and elegance within the beauty of a prestigious Golf Estate. Golfers are thoroughly indulged with a choice of two of ...
The Riviera Hotel is a modern attractively decorated low budget tourist hotel offering excellent value and friendly efficient service.
Offering an outdoor pool and views of the sea, Bella Vista Guest House is set in the La Lucia district in Durban. Bella Vista has BBQ facilities and an abundance of wildlife such as Vervet Monkeys and Banded Mongoose. Situated in a cul-de-sac guests can e
Clinch Self Catering consists of 4 units - The Apartment, Cosy Nest and Cosy Nook. We are very conveniently situated midway between Durban and Umhlanga Rocks, a quick, easy 10 minute drive from all popular swimming beaches.
8 Gunda is a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom house but can be let as a 2 bedroom as 2 of the rooms are only accessible from the outside. All the bedroom have flat screen tv's with full dstv,3 rooms are airconditioned and the 4th has a celing fan.
The Penthouse is situated in the heart of Durbans Golden Mile, and literally opposite Durbans North Beach. The Penthouse is on the fourth Floor and has an exclusive access to the rooftop. It is private and secluded with some wonderful ocean views of the
Glitter Bay is situated on Umhlanga's Bronze Beach boasting exceptional sea views, direct access to the popular beachfront promenade and swimming beaches, good security and a lovely communal swimming pool & braai area.
This modern air-conditioned apartment comprises of 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open plan lounge and dining room, fully equipped kitchen (washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher), DSTV package and DVD player and a balcony with partial sea views
Located less than 5 minutes away from Umhlanga's Main Beach, African Oyster Guesthouse is within close proximity of the best attractions in Durban - Africa's Pearl!
Welcome to La Loggia's self-catering accommodation, where we offer you the warm atmosphere of Home with the style, class and service of a Hotel at affordable rates. We offer top-class self-catering facilities and one of a kind service and customer...
Our home has been lovingly adorned with many antiques from this period. All 7 en-suite double rooms are air-conditioned and tastefully furnished with your comfort in mind. Some rooms have their own private court yards and all have TV, hostess tray...
Popular with backpackers, holidaymakers, beach bunnies, surfers, families, sports and school groups, contract workers, business people or simply anyone who wants to relax, unwind and enjoy a laid back beach break in a happy and friendly environment.