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.
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
Whether you are planning a holiday or traveling on business you will enjoy the relaxed and clean atmosphere of Valley View Apartments in Durban. The apartments are located one block up from popular Addington Beach. This relaxed self catering ...
Centrally situated in the heart of Durban North, Josco Smith Cottage is a 2 Bedroom, 4 sleeper, Self Catering Unit - with Beautiful Inland views & dynamic sunsets!
302 Oyster Schelles is on the third floor of the Oyster Schelles 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
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
Quays 405 is a luxury duplex apartment on the 4th floor. It comprises 2 bedrooms (main en-suite), 2,5 bathrooms, with a sleeper couch in the living room. The main bedroom has a queen size bed
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.
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
The Palace holds pride of place on Durban's Golden Mile, just half an hour from King Shaka International Airport. Here, luxury high-rise suites feature views over the Indian Ocean shoreline, and offer easy access to all of the action of Durban, one of Afr
Seaschelles offers self-catering accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere for the perfect holiday or business trip. The two luxury self-catering apartments, situated in Umhlanga Rocks, offers spectacular ocean views. It is ideally situated for what
Manaar House is popular with tourists and businessmen alike. The individually decorated double bedrooms offer luxurious and comfortable accommodation with en-suite bathrooms. All bedrooms are air conditioned with cooling/heating systems that can ...
All rooms are extremely comfortable and have a private feel they are all en-suite, with DStv, air-conditioning and all rates include a full English breakfast. We have 8 rooms all en-suite. We have a cook school/conference venue/private restaurant ...
The Riviera Hotel is a modern attractively decorated low budget tourist hotel offering excellent value and friendly efficient service.
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.
Clinch Self Catering consists of 4 units - The Apartment, Cosy Nest and Cosy Nook and Cosy Den. We are very conveniently situated midway between Durban and Umhlanga Rocks, a quick, easy 10 minute drive from all popular swimming beaches.
We offer you guest house accommodation, in 9 comfortable air conditioned twin/double rooms. All rooms have private en-suite facilities, Airconditioned, Commercial DSTV, Wifi, tea coffee making facilities, hairdryers, electronic safes...
Our tastefully decorated, newly refurbished en suite bedrooms all open up onto a private courtyard with their own private entrance and secure off street parking. Each room has a LCD television with 7 channels including 3 DSTV options, bar fridge.
If you appreciate self catering holiday accommodation which is well located: In a select, safe residential area. 10 Minute drive to Umhlanga Beaches. 10 Minute drive to shopping Malls, Gateway, La Lucia, and the Hyper by the Sea. 10 Minute drive ...
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