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Sea World Aquarium

uShaka Marine World | 1 King Shaka Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 328 8188
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Ranked #1 of 53 Attractions in Durban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Aquariums
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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198 reviews 198 reviews
95 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

The best time to go is later in the afternoon, from about 2pm during the week. The school trips have left, and the aquarium is almost empty so you have almost the entire place to yourself. The aquarium is well looked after with a huge range of marine life. They staff are helpful and knowledgable. A great place to spend... More

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Maputo Province, Mozambique
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13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The kids love it, the grownups also have a chance to learn more about sea life. In some areas you have a guide explaining. Very organized, clean and also with a very relaxing ambience.

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed this. Loads to see and good value. Dolphins were very amusing and less contrived than I thought they would be

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

So much to see and do even if the weather is poor. Great for big and little kids. Just check the opening times as not open every day.

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Greytown South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The aquarium was good and you learn a lot about sea life and the shows is awesome as well as the water park

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Newcastle, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

I just love aquariums. And this one is just beautiful! They have fish of all shapes and sizes! And colours! The tanks are huge to house awesome sharks! And I love it that they have the names and interesting facts about all the different types of species! Will go again and again!

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Durban
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I absolutely love the aquarium, as do my kids. I thoroughly enjoy the dolphin show. The seal show is boring. My only gripe is the lack of decent, healthier food options for lunch. I thought the little coffee shop inside the aquarium was a lovely touch but they were low on cakes/muffins when we were there. It is too pricey... More

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Dehiwala, null, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

every body visiting Durban must visit. out of this world. well planned and executed. ideally for children. even for audults lot to learn.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

uShaka Marine is geared for the African family outing or vacation. I saw parents with children enjoying the shops, aquarium and rides. The rides are small in scale compared to USA.

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Alexandroupoli, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

What a great place, very nicely build and wonderful fish. You take a diving lesson together with the fishes inside the aquarium. Absolutely recommended

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