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Address: Durban, South Africa
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Lovely stretch of promenade, marred only by beggars

My son and I stayed at north end end of the Golden Mile which offered a 4 KM walk to uShaka Marine World. The walk by the beach is lovely with great cafes, cycle hire, market... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Haslemere
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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best things to do in Durban. Hire bikes from anywhere on the strip (we started at Moses Mabhida stadium) and rode along the flat promenade - no cars. Lots of restaurants and trendy coffee shops to stop at for refreshments. You can ride all the way from Blue Lagoon in the north to uShaka marine world in... More 

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Haslemere
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I stayed at north end end of the Golden Mile which offered a 4 KM walk to uShaka Marine World. The walk by the beach is lovely with great cafes, cycle hire, market stalls etc. Only thing that is a bit tedious is getting frequently approached by beggars, or people selling something you're not interested in. Most... More 

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Mpumalanga, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, over the years visited the beach front and Point, things have changed and on the day and could not help noticing the cleanliness from the South and North promenade bustling with vibrant colours, so many facilities available from restaurants, bars and loads of adventures for young and old. Most certainly a walk & talk fun time magic destination...However, too... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you are in Durban, your trip is not complete without visiting the Golden Mile. To go from the northern side to the south requires that you hire a bicycle, but if you fit enough you can walk. This is a good place for swimming and surfing. This place is safe , with police visible.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning walkabout from Ushaka all the way up to the Mabhida Stadium. Circus Circus restaurant is a great place to pass the hours or Surf Riders Cafe down the Ushaka end.

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Perfect promenade on the beach - spacious for both walkers and cyclist, skateboards etc. Good for jogging or just strolling. Awesome friendly people.

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was raining but the ambiance is unique... the ocean, the pier, the light house... sounds, music, people.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

We rented bikes and rode about 11km, and was the perfect way to see the.coastline. very relaxing, a lot of people, and plenty of places to stop for a drink or food. Would definitely visit again!

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Boxborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017

Nice walk along the ocean front. Rickshaw ride was enjoyable. Street vendor shops were interesting. I have gotten countless comments and compliments on the walking stick I bought. Mini-town was cute.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to relax, walk, cycle, picnic or visit various eating places. Something for everyone.

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