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Durban
The Indian and colonial influences in this South African beach city can’t be missed, and the blend of cultures and architecture makes Durban unique in South Africa. Durban’s Golden Mile is a destination for surfers, families and fisherman, due to its blend of natural beauty and modern resort. Major-city attractions abound, making this a good destination for families and couples alike.

All things to do » Things to do

uShaka Marine World
uShaka Marine World
Owner description: A uniquely African marine theme park, uShaka Marine World offers guests an unforgettable experience. UShaka Marine World is composed of uShaka Sea World, uShaka Wet 'n Wild... more Owner description: A uniquely African marine theme park, uShaka Marine World offers guests an unforgettable experience. UShaka Marine World is composed of uShaka Sea World, uShaka Wet 'n Wild, Ushaka Kids World and uShaka Village Walk Beach Mall. less
Attraction type: Water Parks
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Sea World Aquarium
Sea World Aquarium
Attraction type: Aquariums
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Moses Mabhida Stadium
Moses Mabhida Stadium
Owner description: Moses Mabhida Stadium offers adventure activities for fun seekers. Try out the SkyCar ride to the top of the arch or walk 500 steps to the sky platform on the Adventure Walk. All... more Owner description: Moses Mabhida Stadium offers adventure activities for fun seekers. Try out the SkyCar ride to the top of the arch or walk 500 steps to the sky platform on the Adventure Walk. All Access Tours, Segway Tours and the world's only stadium Big Swing can be found here too along with a variety of shops and restaurants. less
Attraction type: Arenas & Stadiums
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Durban Botanical Gardens
Durban Botanical Gardens
Rare plants, exquisite orchids and charity tea parties draw visitors to this botanical garden.
Attraction type: Gardens
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Wet 'n Wild
Wet 'n Wild
Attraction type: Water Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Mali's Indian Restaurant
Mali's Indian Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 506 Restaurants in Durban
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
9th Avenue Bistro
9th Avenue Bistro
Ranked #2 of 506 Restaurants in Durban
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Cuisines: Seafood, Fusion
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Butcher Boys
Butcher Boys
Ranked #3 of 506 Restaurants in Durban
Price: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Barbecue
Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Spiga D'oro
Spiga D'oro
Ranked #4 of 506 Restaurants in Durban
Price: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Pub
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Quo Restaurant
Quo Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Gillitts
Cuisines: International, Asian
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Smith's Cottage
Smith's Cottage
$23 - $26 (ZAR 366 - ZAR 413)
Ranked #1 of 69 Specialty Lodging in Durban
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Palmiet River Lodge
4.0 of 5
Palmiet River Lodge
$25 - $50 (ZAR 400 - ZAR 800)
Durban View Guest House
Durban View Guest House
$27 - $55
Ranked #30 of 254 Durban B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Glenview Guest House
Glenview Guest House
$58 - $62
Ranked #1 of 254 Durban B&B and Inns
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Acorn B&B in Durban
4.0 of 5
Acorn B&B in Durban
$49 - $66
Ranked #3 of 254 Durban B&B and Inns
Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast
4.0 of 5
Roosfontein Bed and Breakfast
$45 - $49
Ranked #6 of 254 Durban B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Lambert House
4.0 of 5
Lambert House
$133 - $143 (ZAR 2,115 - ZAR 2,274)
Ranked #4 of 254 Durban B&B and Inns
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Westville Bed & Breakfast
5.0 of 5
Westville Bed & Breakfast
$77 - $88
Ranked #1 of 21 Westville B&B and Inns
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Essenwood House
5.0 of 5
Essenwood House
$76 - $92
Ranked #7 of 254 Durban B&B and Inns
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.