Attractions

Gallery in Durban

Campbell Collections

These collections are well worth seeing. Muckleneuk, a superb house designed by Sir Herbert Baker, holds the documents and artefacts collected by Dr Killie Campbell and her father Sir Marshall Campbell (KwaMashu tow…
Stadium in Durban

Moses Mabhida Stadium

Durbanites are proud of their state-of-the-art stadium, constructed for the 2010 World Cup. Resembling a giant basket, it seats 56,000 people, and its arch was inspired by the ‘Y’ in the country’s flag. Visitors can…
Amusement Park in Durban

uShaka Marine World

Divided into areas including Sea World and Wet’n’Wild, uShaka Marine World boasts one of the largest aquariums in the world, the biggest collection of sharks in the southern hemisphere, marine animals and exhibits, …
Temple in Durban

Temple of Understanding

Situated in Durban’s west, this is the biggest Hare Krishna temple in the southern hemisphere. The unusual building, designed in the shape of a lotus flower, also houses a well-respected vegetarian restaurant (open …
Museum in Durban

Phansi Museum

Found southwest of the city centre, this museum features a private collection of Southern African tribal artefacts, displayed in Roberts House, a Victorian monument. Owner-collector Paul Mikula has amassed outstandi…
Gardens in Durban

Durban Botanic Gardens

A 2000-sq-metre garden featuring one of the rarest cycads (Encephalartos woodii), as well as many species of bromeliad, this is a lovely place to wander. On weekends bridal parties galore pose with their petals for …
Wildlife Reserve in Durban

Umgeni River Bird Park

Found on the Umgeni River, north of the centre, this bird park makes for a relaxing escape from the throng. You can see many African bird species in lush vegetation and aviaries. Don't miss the free-flight bird show…
Beach in Durban

uShaka Beach

The somewhat sheltered beach at uShaka Marine World marks the southern end of the Golden Mile.
Beach in Durban

Addington Beach

This popular beach is located beside uShaka Marine World.
Beach in Durban

North Beach

North of the harbour on Durban's Golden Mile.