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It was a rainy day and we thought of doing something til the sun came out. Great... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
Drdmwolf
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London
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Really interesting for adults and kids!

The Sharks Board is the best shark information center I've seen (and I've been to more than a few... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2017
Alec P
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Ontario, Canada
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4 Umhlanga Rocks off the M, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

The natal Sharks board murder sharks all to protect beach goers do. not support them our white shark population is at an all time low and is facing extinction the nets need to go

1  Thank ivanhoeseasafaris
Reviewed July 28, 2018

We didn’t do the shark digestion show, we only looked in the small museum. The museum provides lots of information and was under some construction ( just a couple of new exhibits). It is completely free to look at the museum though I am not...More

Thank TravelGirl448
Reviewed May 8, 2018

You can visit this place as a group or individual in the form of educational tour, you will learn everything that you need to know about the life of sharks, you will learn how do they mate, how do they survive in the sea and...More

Thank Sandanezwe
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Highly informative and super interesting. This board have successfully thwarted shark attacks from the Durban beach bathers for decades, by using their skillful shark net application

Thank mandy g
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

It was a rainy day and we thought of doing something til the sun came out. Great museum. Unfortunately we went on a Friday which meant there was no shark dissection which we really wanted to see. Dissections are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Worthy cause though...More

Thank Drdmwolf
Reviewed December 10, 2017

The Sharks Board is the best shark information center I've seen (and I've been to more than a few worldwide). While they tend to feature South African sharks, the displays and information apply anywhere and there's nothing lacking - by the time you've walked through...More

Thank Alec P
Reviewed December 3, 2017

What an jawesome experience. A great outing for kids and adults alike. Sharks are an amazing part of the ecosystem and must be respected. The Sharks Board are doing an excellent job of keeping shark-human interaction minimal and testament to that is that there hasn't...More

Thank Daoud A
Reviewed October 16, 2017

This is a world leading research facility that on certain days is open to the public. However it should be remembered that essentially The KZN Sharks Board is a working marine research facility that specializes in shark research and the safety of the marine ecology....More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

We went with the family for a half day trip which started with a viewing of the shark museum, followed by a 30 minute video and a live shark dissection. It was very educational and well organized. There were loads of school kids there which...More

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Saving lives with clever techniques- great educational facility for children - with life size replicas and a live dissection every day.

1  Thank Caseyjanejorgensen
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