1. Golden Mile
From the glamorous Suncoast Casino, stretching all the way to the Vetchies pier in the south, the Golden Mile offers unmatched beaches, amazing restaurants and something exciting for the whole family.
2. uShaka Marine World
One of the top destinations in Durban, the uShaka Marine World is the biggest marine park in South Africa, and the 5th biggest in the world! It offers something for the whole family: educational tours, exciting rides, warm pools and a variety of boutique stores.
3. The Botanical Gardens
The Botanical Gardens offer tranquil and beautiful scenery, as well as offering one of the most popular picnic destinations in Durban. With hundreds of different species of flora, The Botanical Gardens boasts South Africa’s oldest famed Jacaranda tree.
4. Umgeni River Bird Park
A definite must-see for avid birdwatchers, the Umgeni Bird Park offers over 3 000 different species of birds, as well as being a picnic destination favourite which is situated close to various luxury boutique hotels.
5. The Moses Mabhida Stadium
An iconic part of Durban’s skyline, the Moses Mabhida Stadium was built for the 2010 World Cup and has since hosted world-class teams from all over the planet.
6. Umhlanga Rocks Beachfront
Umhlanga is one of the most glamorous, exciting areas in Durban. Packed with beautiful people and upmarket bars, restaurants and nightclubs, it’s a must.
7. Valley of 1 000 Hills
This is an unspoiled and tranquil part of Durban. It’s quiet, as many tourists aren’t aware of its existence, but it’s a favourite among locals and nature-lovers.
8. Bat Centre
The BAT Centre is an art and culture community which can be found within the small craft harbor. For those looking to chill out or buy some new items, this is the perfect destination.
9. Blue Lagoon
This is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places to visit in Durban. Romantic and soulful, these lagoons are a favourite.
10. City Hall Natural Science Museum
An exciting and education exploration into the history of science. With exhibitions of a variety of different creatures, this is fun for the whole family.