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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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Amazing experience.

Best place ever, good value for money. So much to see and do.Only problem i had was that the general photo album and photos with the dolphins are too expensive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Best place ever, good value for money. So much to see and do.Only problem i had was that the general photo album and photos with the dolphins are too expensive.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Unusual layout within a ship! This was an enjoyable and educational day out. There is a huge variety of sea life to view in well laid out tanks and ample seating if you wish to just sit back and enjoy the view. There are also seal and dolphin shows which offer token "educational" information about the animals along with the... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Excellent aquarium and dolphin show. We visited winter time so water park open but too chilly for us!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I'm a sucker for aquariums, and this one definitely ticked all my boxes. The seal show could be little less child-based though. I was fortunate enough to go while there was an information booth on sustainable fishing, which I thought was very interesting and opened my eyes to how to shop/order seafood. Love this place and have been about 3... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Huge aquarium built with an old ship -a wonderful feeling. Great variety of fish, sharks, rays, turtles, etc. Dolphin display is pure magic and ideal for families and children.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Everything in Durban on the beachfront is run down (as far as I'm concerned). Because we travel so much I have lots to compare it with. Sea world Aquarium is nice for the locals to see. Nothing spectacular.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very well set out , A thoroughly enjoyable experience. Everything was clean and well maintained. Lots of opportunites for souveniers

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Pretoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Ushaka is a must see when you visit Durban. The dolphin shows are very good. Swimming is good and there are many more things to do at Ushaka.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

As a diver I dont like to see any sea life in captivity, however Ushaka is one of the best aquariums I have seen. Tanks are spacious and clean and I have never seen sick or injured creatures It is beautifully laid out with a great deal to see and we are always proud to take our overseas visitors to... More 

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Plumstead, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The visit to uShaka Marine coincided with our trip to Durban in which a group of 48 participated. Each naturally had a different viewpoint with some loving the tiny seahorses as their perception was quite different. Much to see and do so be prepared with the camera for the memories, the sunhat and comfortable shoes for the walk. Being aware... More 

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