Things to see and do - Durban
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Durban Travel guide
Durban : Michelin's recommendations
With its 3.5 million inhabitants, Durban, located on the Indian Ocean in KwaZulu-Natal, may be the most representative city in post-apartheid South Africa. This is where the term “rainbow nation”, coined by Desmond Tutu, takes on its full dimension: ultra-modern buildings rubbing shoulders with colonial houses, and a powerful economy combined with immense poverty, a source of great social tension. Don’t miss the beaches, historic centre, Indian quarter and Botanical Garden.
Tourist attractions Durban : Things to see and do
130 Ordonance Rd 130 ZA - Durban
North of the colonial town and Commercial Road, the Kwa Muhle Museum recounts the history of the townships in Durban, marked in the 1950-1960s by the "shebeens war" over the control of beer sales. It also presents scenes from the everyday l..
Victoria Street ZA - Durban
The Victoria Street Market is a colourful maze of galleries lined with shops selling spices from the Orient, souvenirs from Africa and Asia, and everyday objects. An adjacent building houses a fish and meat market that transports you deep into the he..
77 Aliwal Street 77 ZA - Durban
The Old Court House Museum has a collection of traditional costumes and objects on the ground floor representing the different communities of Natal. Upstairs you can see a recreation of a sugar mill, an old pharmacy and the home of adventurer Henry F..
Cnr. Smith Street and Albany Grove ZA - Durban
Offering good value for money, this hotel is close to Durban’s famous beachfront and provides guests with newly-renovated accommodation near the ICC Convention Centre. Boasting views of the Francis Farewell Gardens, the Albany Hotel is a great base ..
267 Anton Lembede Street ZA - Durban
Situated in Durban's CBD and 15 minutes’ walk from the beach, Royal Hotel features 2 restaurants serving award-winning cuisine. Rooms have panoramic views of the city or the yacht harbour. The stylish guest rooms are equipped with air conditioning a..
Leisure activities Durban
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Spend a day on safari in the magical Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal. Located in the heart of Zululand, this huge, well managed reserve is home to 84 species of game and an impressive variety of bird species. It is ..
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Experience Durban, a city of contrasts on the Durban City Sightseeing Tour. Shaped by the early Colonial settlers, see the city has developed from the indigenous Zulu population and the Indians who arrived as indentured laborers in the 19th Century. ..
Durban's world class saltwater aquarium, Ushaka Marine World will have young and old delighted! With over 30 indoor and outdoor exhibits, Ushaka Marine World includes a variety of marine life - see a dolphin, penguin and seal show, and marvel at the ..