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.
The Spinnaker is a landmark high rise apartment building set in a commanding position overlooking Ushaka Island Marine Park. Situated on the 21st floor it affords unrivaled panoramic views across Africa's busiest harbour, the Indian Ocean, Durban's Golden
Ben Siesta is situated directly across the road from the magnificent Blue Flag beaches of Umhlanga. This fully equipped, luxury, self catering (vacation rental) apartment offers you lovely sea views from the patio, the main bedroom and living area. The su
Tucked away in the cosmopolitan borough of Westville, just outside the city of Durban, lies a 4 Star Graded bed and breakfast called Avillahouse. This lovely guesthouse has high ceilings, keeping it cool in summer and boasts a fresh, clean French Proven
Kyalanga offers you an executive serviced apartment right on Umhlanga Beach 3 bedrooms 2 baths, lounge/dining room, fully fitted kitchen. All cultery, crockery & linen and towels are provided.Secure parking bay Communal swimming pool with braai
Overlooking the sea on the Bluff Durban's best kept secret and on secure premises in a safe suburb. Agape offers new comfortable accommodation in air-conditioned cabins
All beautifully decorated rooms at Rivendell Bed & Breakfast have en-suite bathrooms and TV's and lead onto an enclosed courtyard that offers a secluded swimming pool and quiet garden ensuring peace and quiet for the perfect stay. Rivendell Bed & ...
Situated high up on Berea, below Musgrave Centre, with views over the CBD towards the beachfront in a peaceful, secure cul-de-sac road lined with samples of architectural listed buildings this 110 year old house boasts clean wooden floors, high ceilings,
Set in a secure estate, luxury self catering apartment is well located along the prime area of the Golden Mile. It has an attractive appearance with well-maintained gardens and a pool.
Quays is located in the heart of the Durban Point's Waterfront development and has deep-water canal frontage, uninterrupted sea views all along the Marine Parade to Umhlanga Rocks from the 4th floor and partial Harbour mouth views. Activities include fish
Comfortable , luxury. Self-catering accommodation in the for 1 x Bedroom luxury apartment for your weekend, weekday getaway, familly vacation or business.
Glitter Bay is situated in the Umhlanga swimming beach boasting exceptional views, direct access to the popular beachfront walkway and swimming beaches, good security and a lovely common use swimming pool.
Enjoy sea views at Carter's Lodge - 800m to the beach & restaurants. Just a walk to the shopping mall. 5 mins to Umhlanga, 10 mins to Durban. Close to casinos, golf courses and stadiums. Air-conditioned, ensuite bedrooms have own entrance, TV et
Acorn Bed & Breakfast in Durban, an oasis of graciousness and tranquility in Durban's exclusive Berea, has every modern convenience, yet retains the old-worlde impeccable service and style of yester-year.
Tropicana's versatile accommodation options cater for all. Enjoy a fun-filled family break, travel with a loved one or simply enjoy a private escape in one of our single rooms.
Very special, newly renovated, one bedroom garden cottage with fabulous views in a lovely part of Morningside. Riverview Cottage sleeps 2 maximum in a king bed or two singles, with a full bathroom with bath and shower. Self-catering with a fully equ
30 METERS from the BEACH We offer luxurious and comfortable accommodation with a variety of options to our guests. Self catering units with fully equipped kitchenettes. All rooms have individual private entrances. Tea / coffee making faciliti
North Beach Durban Apartment is a self-catering apartment located in a secure complex, situated in the North Beach area of Durban.The apartment is ideal for guests looking for comfortable lodging, close to the beach and a variety of action.
607 Tenbury is a luxurious, immaculately-finished apartment situated on the frontline of Durban’s Golden Mile. The unit stands tall on the 6th floor and offers the most exhilarating sea-views and facilities at the beachfront. 607 Tenbury is basically on
All Seasons B&B; situated on the east coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, promises its guests the best Durban has to offer in the way of a truly memorable experience. Located just off Marine Drive on the Bluff; just two minutes from the beachfront and twenty minute