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.
Durban Backpackers @ Stamfordhill is a new backpackers setup. Perfect base to explore DURBAN. Perfect for large groups and families.
Beautiful 3 bedroom penthouse in the hub of Umhlanga offering you spectacular seaviews and within walking distance to all shopping, restaurants, entertainment and swimming beaches.
Situated 500m above sea level, savour space, privacy and mild temperatures free of typical Durban humidity, in this fully equipped self-catering cottage situated on 2 acres of prime Kloof real estate.
An upmarket bed and breakfast that will delight your senses when it comes to hospitality. Comfort and style you will find in abundance, as it is our mission to give our guests total comfort and relaxation. Rooms are equipped with 32'TV, Air conditioning a
We offer upmarket, Hotel Style Accommodation featuring 15 en-suite bedrooms with the Housekeeper and Night Guard on site to see to all your requirements. Our aim is to exceed your expectations, providing the very best hospitality in colonial style...
32 Horizon View is a cosy 2-bedroom self catering apartment in a residential complex, located in the bustling, upmarket and safe Umhlanga Ridge. The immediate area boasts, amongst others, the Gateway Theatre of Shopping, a range of fast-food outlets, exce
Blue Dolphin Ridge Self Catering Apartments is 25 minutes from Durban International Airport, 5 minutes from Kings Park Rugby Stadium and the new Moses Madiba Football Stadium
Mouses's House, Two bedrooms, one kingsize bed, other 2 x single beds. Du Jour's Cottage, 2 x Single rooms. Gate House Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, one double bed, 2nd room 2 x single beds.
4 Isabella Gardens is a lovely 3 bedroom (6 sleeper) duplex in 7th Avenue, Morningside, Durban. It is within walking distance to Greyville Racecourse, Avondale Spar, Argyle Road Spur, Florida Road with all its pubs and restaurants.
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
Durban Beachfront (N Beach) 4person Penthouse Self Catering Holiday Flat on Marine Parade. Full views of beachfront and north side of city.
Clean, comfortable accommodation in a quiet, friendly cul de sac overlooking the nature reserve and a secluded beach.
29 on St James is a magnificent, upmarket 7 suite B&B Guest Lodge. Each of the seven suites has its own entrance, veranda, Wi-Fi, air-con, wall safe, extra length beds &kitchen with bar fridge, microwave, cutlery & crockery. There is a wheelchair friendly
Silversands self-catering accommodation continues to be extremely popular with renters and owners alike. With uShaka Marine World in such close proximity, our guests have the opportunity to enjoy the Sea World shows, aquariums
The Riviera Hotel is a modern attractively decorated low budget tourist hotel offering excellent value and friendly efficient service.
This 9th floor luxurious furnished apartment, offers you spectacular views from the main bedroom & living area as far as the eye can see! Sunrises are absolutely awesome!
Self Catering Apartment/ Flat Accommodation In Umhlanga Rocks Glitter Bay is situated on Umhlanga's Bronze beach boasting exceptional views, direct access to the popular beachfront walkway and swimming beaches, good security and a lovely communal swimming