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uShaka Sea World Aquarium

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Address: Marine Terminal Street | 1 King Shaka Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 31 328 8000
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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hey guys you should visit ushaka marine world if you have time in your hand. worth trying. well spent time

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Rahat C
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

hey guys you should visit ushaka marine world if you have time in your hand. worth trying. well spent time

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Thank Rahat C
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is set in an old ship which makes it interesting. The fish were beautiful as were the sharks. Whilst there we saw some swimmers in the shark tank which looked like a fun thing to do!

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Thank PipsK
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The aquarium is amazing but very, very busy. There are a range of activities that you can do i.e. snorkeling and shark cage diving. I do not recommend snorkeling however as everyone inside the aquarium can see you.

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Thank aidandaniel
Johannesburg, South Africa
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112 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely to experience the sea so closeup. Enjoyed the seal show and dolphin show. Very entertaining. Very quiet in the off peak time. Kids loved interacting closeup with the undersea world.

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Thank Grant_I_W
Durban, South Africa
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56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is so much to do at uShaka Sea World, not just the aquarium, although I believe it is world class & definitely worth a vist whilst you are at the uShaka Marine World. Best to buy a ticket that allows you entry into all the attractions & spend a whole day there. If you have children, no matter what... More 

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Thank tonyandelaine
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an amazing time including a shark dive and a walk around the best aquarium in the world. We loved the Dolphins too. There is a really wonderful water park for all ages to enjoy.

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Thank David S
Kuala Lumpur
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of fun and interesting sea creatures to see. Need a whole day to view everything. If you get hungry, lots of places to eat.

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Thank Amarthalingam N
Durban, South Africa
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our visitors from UK absolutely loved uShaka especially the unique concept of an aquarium inside a ship with sharks and rays. They felt that it was educational and informative and loved the shows. A little overwhelmed by the scores of noisy young school kids visiting who were in general very well behaved!

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Thank Mark H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it it good for family fun. the lazy river ride is very good so are the slides. the dolphin show is excellenct so is the seal and penguin shows.

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Thank Pauleen P
Empangeni, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a must experience for every traveller to Durban. You will not be disappointed. Please do yourself a favour and go to uShaka Sea Word Aquarium.

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Thank Johanie D

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