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.
‘Akanan Guest House’ is situated in Glenshley, on the border of La Lucia and only 3km away from the well known Umhlanga Rocks. It is flanked by the Indian Ocean to the East, Durban City and the major sports stadiums to the South, and Gateway Shopping Mal
Butterscotch Bed & Breakfast and Self Catering offers self catering and B&B accommodation for the Pinetown, New Germany and Westmead areas. Butterscotch is close to Durban, in the beautiful up-market suburb of Cowies Hill, situated 12 km from Durban and 4
Pinetown Lala Land , is situated in the afluent suburb of Manors in Pinetown. It has 7 bedrooms all en suite with private entrance. All rooms have television with selected DSTV channels, airconditioner , free wireless internet. The rooms are well equip
We are a small cosy backpackers just starting up in beautiful Durban North. We are situated in a quiet and safe part of Durban just 10 minutes away from the City of Durban.
Eagles View bed and breakfast has a four star grading and welcomes you with three double bedrooms offering every comfort. All rooms have views and accommodation includes bath and shower en-suite, flat screen TV in each room, and ducted ...
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 & ...
Located 10 minutes walk from Umhlanga swimming beaches. La Loggia on Broadwood with 5 rooms offers modern accommodation with sea view along with an outdoor pool, tropical garden and Braai facilities. Free WIFI Internet
The main self catering unit is built on two levels. Downstairs consists of a lounge, dining room, kitchen and guest toilet. Upstairs consists of a large airy bedroom with a king size bed and a beautifully appointed full bathroom and toilet. There ...
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
Kusane Durban is situated at the top of the upmarket suburb of Morningside, which forms part of Durban's Berea, the steep hill that surrounds the city centre, main beaches and harbour. The location at 149 Trematon Drive is less than a 10-15 minute drive f
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.
The popular Breakers resort is located at the northern end of Lagoon Drive right next to the Umhlanga Lagoon Nature reserve. This 2 bedroom, garden unit is well appointed and comes with ducted air-conditioning.
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,
This is a newly-decorated 3 bedroomed, 2 bathroomed simplex in Durban's fashionable Morningside, within a few minutes' walk from Greyville Racecourse, shops and restaurants, and within a few minutes' drive of all Durban's amenities
Beautiful apartment tastefully furnished in modern contemporary style with a huge balcony, which runs across the entire apartment showing off amazing sea views.
Umhlanga Rocks is the most prestigious holiday destination in KwaZulu-Natal. This luxurious self catering holiday apartment with amazing sea views is situated a few hundred meters away from Umhlanga's protected swimming beach, restaurants, shops, pu
Each suite is elegantly appointed and our solid mahogany furniture adds a touch of sophistication whilst providing absolute comfort. We offer Kingsize Executive Suites, Queen-bedded Suites and Twin-bedded suites. Additional single beds may be ...
Queensburgh Bed & Breakfast is nestled in the heart of Queensburgh. It's a suburb of Durban and is in close proximity to the all main shopping centres and variety of restaurants. We offer two cottages and one Executive suite with balcony
Albion Manor is the perfect guesthouse for you, boasting a central location in Morningside, Durban, with convenient access to both commercial and entertainment venues.