South Beach


Popular swimming beach on Durban's waterfront.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Durban attractions

1. Addington Beach

0.26 MILES

This popular beach is located beside uShaka Marine World. It's good for swimming and popular with families.

2. New Beach


Popular outdoor venue for parties and concerts.

3. uShaka Marine World

0.49 MILES

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…

4. uShaka Beach


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

5. Dairy Beach

0.59 MILES

Consistent waves due to a good beach break make this a hot surfing spot on Durban's Golden Mile.

6. North Beach

0.78 MILES

A popular and often crowded swimming beach north of the harbour on Durban's Golden Mile.

7. Port Natal Maritime Museum

0.79 MILES

In the midst of Durban's busy southern seafront you can explore two former steam tugs and see the huge wicker basket once used for hoisting passengers…