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.
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
Penney Holiday Flats, budget accommodation, only 1 minute's walk to Durban's main beach area, making it ideal accommodation for holiday makers looking for sun, sea and sand.
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 ...
This beautiful modern apartment comprises of 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, open plan lounge and dining room, fully equipped kitchen (washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher), DSTV package and DVD player and a balcony with spectacular 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
Sunkist is a cosy apartment offering self-catering accommodation in a relaxed atmosphere, making it a home from home whilst on holiday. This self- catering apartment is situated in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks, approximately 500 metres from the main 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
Situated centrally in the affluent northern suburbs of Durban, close to beaches, popular shopping malls, golf courses, casinos, stadiums, airports and a host of restaurants and nightclubs, Chopper Corner is the perfect home-away-from-home accommodation fo
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
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
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
Our double-storied B&B annex has 4 tastefully furnished double rooms. Our guests have a separate entrance and secure parking area. Each room has its own TV with M-Net. They are all shower en-suite with ceiling fans and heaters. The bedrooms all .
We offer sophisticated, and tasteful self-catering accommodation on the uShaka beach front. We pride ourselves on being our visitors first choice of "home away from home" comfort and style.
This lovely apartment comprises of 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, open plan lounge and dining room, fully equipped kitchen(washing machine, tumble dryer), DSTV premium package and balcony/patio with sea views. The apartment is serviced prior to guests occu