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Address: uShaka Marine World | 1 King Shaka Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 31 328 8188

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Definitely Worth it

Has a great collection of fish, turtle and many other sea creatures. The staff were fun. Worth checking out..

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Has a great collection of fish, turtle and many other sea creatures. The staff were fun. Worth checking out..

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It was very over the top american in places. It would be good for kids. I would have preferred more educational and factual things. Disappointed the wet n wild side was shut.

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Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This aquarium is one of the best I have seen. I love the way you walk round from one tank to others in a quiet peaceful way. There are benches for those who are content to linger longer and the information boards are educational. Having done scuba diving and seen these creatures in the wild, I can see how well... More 

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Port St Francis, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

As far as aquariums go, this was a very good one. My husband and I enjoyed our walk around looking at all the beautiful sea creatures in the tanks. The highlight for us was watching a rather plump gentleman shark cage diving. He was most amusing! A great place to spend an hour or two marveling at all the beautiful... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The aquarium is truly excellent. Great for both adults and children. They have a fantastic array of marine life, and the shipwreck theme of the aquarium is not tacky like it might sound, but a really enjoyable and well executed theme throughout the whole building. The 'Finding Nemo' fish tank, with all the fish found in the fish bowl in... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

You are going to need a few hours visiting here. Absolutely stunning, the displays are breathtaking and try sit and just watch as fish glide past you. A must see when visiting DURBAN

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Midrand, South Africa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is something South Africans should be truly proud of. What an amazing Aquarium. Such a stunning variety of unusual creatures in child height friendly tanks. Spotlessly clean, well air conditioned and such clever décor. We only went to the Aquarium but it was worth the money. We were also lucky to be their in low season as we had... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

youre bound to see more than you expect,its truly excellent and value for money,you will want to come back again and again.the kids will be totally overjoyed

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Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Loved the aquarium and dolphins but had no need to go into waterpark. Should be able to go in aquarium without having to pay for the waterpark too.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

There is so much to see and learn. The kids absolutely love it, their faces light up and they get so excited. The fish are lovely and serene.

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