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 apartment which overlooks the Indian Ocean comprising a large lounge, dining corner, fully equipped kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and patio overlooking the ocean. You can enjoy the ambience of this seaside village with all of the best ...
Searock is located in the most prestigious suburb of Umhlanga Rocks, for the very discerning visitor. Here one can experience the luxury and elegance of a contemporary apartment.
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 ...
This is a self-catering dream, air-conditioned throughout, 5 sleeper apartment. 2 bed 2 bath nestled perfectly between Umhlanga Rocks and Umdloti Beach with world-class beaches, restaurants and shops on your doorstep, and only 5 minutes from King Shaka In
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
Musgrave Avenue Guest Lodge is a renovated Georgian style building offering affordable accommodation in Durban, which is suitable for families, groups, couples and corporate travellers.
At Anchor's Rest we can offer guests up market, affordable accommodation with excellent service and warm hospitality, all within easy walking distance to the beach, shops and restaurants. Anchor's Rest has 3 luxury rooms...
This apartment is luxuriously furnished and is fully self-equipped to make your stay a real treat. This apartment offers you the opportunity to dolphin watch or simply sit back and enjoy the awesome sunrises.
Clean, comfortable accommodation in a quiet, friendly cul de sac overlooking the nature reserve and a secluded beach.
12 Glitter Bay is situated on Umhlanga's Bronze Beach boasting exceptional views, direct access to the popular beachfront walkway and swimming beaches, good security and a lovely communal swimming pool & braai area.
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 & ...
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 ...
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
Branley Lodge is situated in a quiet residential area of Hillcrest with easy access to both the M13 Highway and N3 Toll Road. We are a 20 minute drive from Durban and 35 minute drive from Pietermaritzburg
Three bedroom beachfront airy and delightful apartment which gives you direct access from parking to apartment, into tropical gardens, onto pool, onto promenade.
This classical hotel is located on Durban's Golden Mile, opposite it's own semiprivate beach, less than 10 minutes from the City centre and the International Convention Centre. We are 500m from the new Suncoast Casino Complex.
Summersands 39 is situated in the prime area of the Durban Beachfront, it is a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom, luxury self-catering apartment. It has modern furnishings and decorated with beautiful paintings and chandeliers.
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