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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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The aquarium is great but rest quite small

The aquarium is located in a ship (brilliant). And it is really good , informative and interesting. The shows are good, trying to educate on the importance of the ocean and why... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Mikael R
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The aquarium is located in a ship (brilliant). And it is really good , informative and interesting. The shows are good, trying to educate on the importance of the ocean and why there is a need to keep them clean.

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Thank Mikael R
Wirral, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we spent a day in Ushaka Aquarium staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Well laid out spacious lots of viewing areas there were a number of school trips in and it never felt crowded. Lots to see and experience

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Thank BertFlan
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52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice aquarium and it is a great place for kids to see variety of fish. The setting is nice and made you enjoy while you are walking around. Recommended!

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Thank Tanners2521
Chichester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Aqurium is sited in a unique ship that oozes realistic touches. Best visit after 4.30 as it is a lot cheaper especially for families . You will not be disappointed .

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Thank 75deborah2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I spent the day here. It was loads of fun and enjoyment. There are baby pools and slides and several thrilling slides for adults and kids too. Apart from the Wet and Wild attraction, the visits to the aquarium was excellent. We also enjoyed the seal and dolphin show. A definite to do if one is in... More 

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Thank Divesh K
Durban
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it was marvelous to see all the fish all types under water and the way it is build and structured well done

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Thank guestgZ4016ZT
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30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

uShaka is a nice aquarium with loads of activities to keep people of all ages busy for a day. Definitely worth a visit

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Thank Sade B
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the park recently and took a package which allowed us into both the Aquarium and the water park. The Aquarium was a wonderful experience and we took loads of pics, the displays are well documented and the flow is great, we spend at least two and a half hours in there, it was amazing. The water park is... More 

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Thank Clifford J
Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the visit! Well laid out, employees are friendly and eager to share interesting facts and assistance.

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Thank elrine1
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Inspiring concepts of marine conservation that can be learnt by the layman. Living musuem with regular update n changes in tanks. Good diversity of marine organisms. Educational for both children and adults

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