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.
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
Marbella is a magnificent beach front complex situated on Umhlanga's premier bathing beach. This 5th floor furnished apartment, offers you spectacular views from the main bedroom , living area and kitchen as far as the eye can see!
Built in 1890, Chelsea Villa Guest House is one of the original Victorian Homes in the area. Great care has been taken to preserve most of the original fixtures during times of renovation and decorating, to ensure that the house maintains the ...
Situated on approximately 2 acres of landscaped gardens and adjacent to a magnificent Natal Parks Board Nature Reserve and Lagoon area, “Breakers Resort” is an enchanting Dolphin Coast destination in one of South Africa’s prime Timeshare destinations.
Amble Over House is a 3 bedroom fully equipped home and is ideally situated in a quiet suburb of Durban North. Although located in a quiet neighbourhood, the house is centrally situated and close to all amenities.
702 Oyster Rock is on the seventh floor of the Oyster Rock Apartments, overlooking the Oyster Box Hotel & within 80m of the beaches & promenade in Umhlanga Rocks. This luxury apartment is fully equipped for self-catering & can accommodate a maximum of 8 g
20 Bronze bay is a well appointed 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment situated on the the promenade of Umhlanga.The main bedrrom is ensuite with a bathroom and the 2nd bathroom has a shower,both bedroom have built in cupboards.There is a spacious onpen plan ki
Located on the East Coast of South Africa just North of Durban, lies the beautiful and popular coastal town of Umhlanga. The endless beaches and year round good weather makes it one of the best holiday destinations ...
Self-catering, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom 'duplex' (maximum 4 people). Air-conditioned. Private garden with barbeque. Communal swimming pool and barbeque area. Short walk to beach, shops and restaurants. Secure with 24 hour guard at entrance.
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.
Up market, affordable accommodation with excellent service and warm hospitality, Anchor's Rest has everything to offer the holidaymaker or business person. Set in tropical surroundings with beautiful beaches, quality shopping and restaurants...
This Pearls of Umhlanga ultra modern studio apartment is located on the Millionaire's mile in Umhlanga Rocks, with frontline prime sea views.
The Lazy Lizard is very conveniently situated with easy access to the local beaches, shopping malls and many other attractions. We are less than 2 km from the promenade and the main swimming beach
Amazing uninterrupted views stretching from the Marine Parade and going as far as Umhlanga Rocks.
43 Sea Lodge is located on the 4th floor of the stunning Sea Lodge apartment block in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks, and has direct beach access to the main bathing beach.
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.