Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Durban:

1. uShaka Marine World

4.5 /5

3 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Durban

A marine theme park with a massive aquarium, water park and several interesting exhibits. Durban's top attraction.

2. Moses Mabhida Stadium

4.3 /5

3 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Durban

An iconic symbol of South African modernity, the stadium is a fantastic sporting venue, hosting some of the most important events in world world football. It is an absolute sight to behold.

3. Golden Mile

4.2 /5

2 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Durban

A stretch along the coast between the uShaka Marine World and Suncoast Casino, it is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Durban with a host of activities.

4. Durban Botanical Gardens

3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Durban

The oldest surviving botanical gardens in Africa, the Durban Botanical Gardens provide an captivating insight into the flora and fauna of the region.

5. SunCoast Casino

3.8 /5

3 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Durban

Durban's top-most emtertainment destination, SunCoast is an iconic building complex on the Golden Mile, with a plethora of entertainment options.

6. Umgeni River Bird Park

3.7 /5

6 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Durban

This bird zoo is a must for all bird lovers. It has a number of aviaries and interesting exhibits.

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7. Hare Krishna Temple of Understanding

3.7 /5

15 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Durban

The largest Hare Krishna temple in the southern hemisphere, it is a place of absolute serenity and bliss, and also architecture that will take your breath away.

8. Valley of a Thousand Hills

3.6 /5

30 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Durban

About half an hour from Durban, the Valley of a Thousand Hills is a picturesque escape from the urban establishments and the perfect gateway into the cultural side of South Africa.

9. Mitchell Park

3.6 /5

4 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Durban

A favourite family destination, the Mitchell Park is today a zoo of small animals and several gardens, picnic areas and play areas for kids.

FAQs on Durban

What are the top sightseeing places in Durban?

The top sightseeing places in Durban are uShaka Marine World, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Golden Mile, Durban Botanical Gardens, SunCoast Casino, Umgeni River Bird Park.

How can I commute within Durban?

Durban has evolved a decent system public transport, partly due to the FIFA World Cup of 2010 and subsequent developments. People Mover buses connect various points in the CBD to the beachfront and other popular locations, and rickshaws too can be found for leisurely rides along the beachfront. Taxis in the city need to be called to specific locations, and minibus taxis are the most used mode of public transport by the working class of Durban. The minibus taxis however, are very crowded. Renting a car in Durban however is considered to be the best way to get around. An updated GPS system and a car will get you around the city in no time at all. Try to avoid business hours for travelling, though.
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What are the top hotels in Durban?

There are 744 Hotels in Durban which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Durban are Red Tudor B&B, Lavender Moon Guest House, Unit 801, 801 Oyster Schelles, Executives Cove B&B, Charltonland. You can see all the hotels in Durban here
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