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uShaka Marine World


Durban

9 km
10 min
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationThis African Theme Park consists of Sea World, a unique 1920's cargo shipwreck-themed aquarium (the 5th largest aquarium in the world), 1200 seater Dolphin Stadium, Seal Stadium, Penguin Rookery and interactive Shark Dive Tank, Snorkel Lagoon and Touch Pool. Wet 'n Wild water slides, pools and a 450m river ride for the adventurous. Village Walk a retail heaven and culinary adventure rolled into one. Dine in the Shark Restaurant with a three story view of these ferocious predators. uShaka Beach - warm sub-tropical climate and sun drenched beach.

www.ushakamarineworld.co.za

 

Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Park


Zululand

230 km
2.5 hrs
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationThis 96,000 ha Park is the oldest game reserve in Africa with in excess of 80 species of mammals and 300 species of birds, including the BIG 5. The park is famous for Rhino conservation which saved the White Rhino from extinction. It has the largest concentration of Black Rhino in the world. Through this undulating bushland runs the Black and White Umfolozi Rivers. In the Centenary Centre you can see the methods used in conservation as well as viewing the animal breeding programmes. Try a walking safari, a safari on one of the wilderness trails or a night drive with a ranger. Tours can be arranged or self drive which can include overnight stays in or around the park.

www.kznwildlife.com

 

St Lucia Wetland Park


Zululand

230 km
2.5 hrs
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationBesides Lake St Lucia - a 38,000 ha expanse of lake, islands and estuary, the park offers ecotourists some of the most diverse wildlife and outdoor experiences imaginable. These include an abundance of Hippos and Nile Crocodiles. You can dive on coral reefs or walk for mile on golden beaches or wander through rare costal sand forests. Migrant whales and dolphins cavorting along the coast, leatherback and loggerhead turtles nesting on the beaches at night in summer add to the attractions. The 260,000ha park is an internationally recognised World Heritage Site. Tours can be arranged or self drive which can include overnight stays in or around the park.

www.kznwildlife.com

 

Traditional Zulu Cultural Village


Durban

35 km
30 min
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationBased in the scenic Valley of a Thousand Hills is the PheZulu Safari Park. Here you can experience vibrant Zulu dancing and other cultural rituals performed by the renowned Gasa clan in the Zulu Village. The park also has an impressive collection of crocodiles and snakes. 'Junior' ,a 4.5 metre crocodile is estimated to be a 100 years old. The panoramic view from this village is very impressive. There is also a restaurant and curio shop. Try Sunday lunch at The Chantecler Hotel nearby.

www.phezulusafaripark.co.za

 

Drakensberg Mountains National Park


KZN Midlands

200 km
2.5 hrs
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationSpanning 243,000ha, this World Heritage Site is the home to hundreds of beautifully preserved San Rock Art sites. View the bushman paintings in caves. Hiking, Horse Riding and fishing are popular pastimes as well as scenic drives. Take a 4 X 4 trip up the rugged Sani Pass and into the mountain kingdom of Lesotho stopping at the highest pub in Africa.

www.kznwildlife.com

 

Durban's Golden Mile


Durban

5 km
5 min
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationDurban's golden beaches span the whole bay and provide safe and clean swimming having been awarded the prestigious 'Blue Fag'. Along the promenade there are lots of places to eat or drink including 'Joe Kools' a favourite hang out for all. Famous for its surfing, North Beach hosts the World Surfing Championships each year. There are events all year including surfing, beauty contests and beach volleyball. The sea is warm all year due to the currents flowing down the coast. On Sundays' visit the local colourful markets on and around the beach front.

www.durbanexperience.co.za

 

Umhlanga Rocks Village & Beach


Durban Metro

8 km
10 min
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationA seaside village with quite golden beach, Umhlanga is very popular with local tourists during holiday periods. Again a long beach to walk along in a more rural setting to that of the city beaches. Great for tanning and lazing about. Boat trips will take you out Dolphiin viewing or deep sea fishing. Try restaurants such as Razzmatazz (by the sea) for the perfect lunch or end to your day.

www.durbanexperience.co.za

 

Gateway Theatre of Shopping & Entertainment


Durban Metro

7 km
8 min
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationThe largest in the southern hemisphere, Gateway houses all major national fashion and retail shops and stores together with a mired of entertainment. 12 cinemas, IMAX cinema, Barnyard theatre, 4X4 track, skate park, climbing rock, 10 pin bowling and a wave pool for the surfing enthusiasts. Palm court has an array of restaurants to choose from as well as coffee houses and take-a ways.

www.gatewayworld.co.za

 

Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom + Theatre & Cultural Experience


Durban Metro

18 km
15 min
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationSun Internationals impressive complex includes the casino, resturants, a african auditorium theatre and a cultural village. The village has daily shows including lunch or dinner. The shows include traditional dancing, the courtship and marriage ceremony, and the spiritual healer (Sangoma).

www.sibaya.co.za

 

Moses Mabhida Stadium - FIFA World Cup Soccer 2010


Durban Metro

4 km
5 min
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationThis impressive stadium world class has a unique cable car which runs to the top of the stadium where you can get a great view of Durban and surrounds. They conduct professional tours of all aspects of the stadium on a daily which includes the pitch, VIP rooms, players dressing rooms, press rooms, and the stands.

www.mosesmabhidastadium.co.za

 

Suncoast Casino


Durban

5 km
5 min
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationLocated on Durban's Golden Mile next to the beach, this art nouvaux complex houses the casino together with restaurants, cinemas and ample parking. Next door to the casino is Water World with slides and pools.

www.suncoastcasino.co.za

 

Wilson's Warf


Durban

8 km
10 min
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationLocated in the city's harbour next to the yacht marina this complex has restaurants which are open air with great views of the vast harbour, the largest in Africa. Visit Zaks for Saturday lunch and a great view . It also has a small indoor craft market. Harbour cruises are available together with lunches or dinner.

www.wilsonswarf.co.za

 

Pavilion Shopping Centre


Durban

12 km
15 min
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation230 fashion and retail shops, department stores and restaurants based in a regional shopping centre on the west side of the city. Great for shopping. Good pub on the roof called the Firkin..

www.thepav.co.za

 

International Convention Centre (ICC)


Durban

7 km
10 min
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodationThis five star world class convention centre and arena hosts may international and national events, exhibitions as well as live shows and bands. The INDABA is held each year showcasing tourism in South Africa.

www.icc.co.za

 
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation = Nearby within 5km
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Golf Many fine courses some of which are PGA with holes ranking in
the top 100 in the golfing kingdom. 3 courses within 3 km of us.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Fishing Fresh water lakes and rivers, or the sea. Charters available.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Surfing Learn to surf or just hire a board.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Rugby The national sport. Kings Park Stadium, home of the 'Sharks'. houses over 60,000 spectators.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Soccer/Football Moses Mabhida Stadium (see above)
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Cricket At Kingsmead Stadium.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Kite Surfing Learn the art right here.
Paragliding Learn the art right here in the Valley of a 1000 Hills.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Scuba Diving Learn the art right here at the Point club.
Wind Surfing At the Point club.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Canoeing On the Umgeni River.
Microlighting Along the beach at the north coast.
Rafting White water rafting in the KZN Midlands.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Swimming Right here in Durban.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Bowls Around the corner.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Horse Racing At Greyville Race Course.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Cycling In the city or in the bush.
Rock Climbing In the near by mountains.
Hiking With an approved guide.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Tennis Around the corner.

Other Attractions

Lion Park A lion enclosure where you actually drive inside with the lions all
around your car. Awesome and guaranteed to raise your adrenaline.
The Kingdom Zulu village and Indian cane cutters houses located in the sugar
cane fields of the North Coast. Great place for a cultural dance
show and evening meal.
Crocodile Creek Crocodile Farm on the North Coast. Also serves Croc Steaks in
the restaurant. Over 7000 crocodiles together with other attractions.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Umgeni Bird Park Many species of tropical bird for close interaction.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Botanical Gardens Great for a quite afternoon or a morning coffee. Visit Blue Zoo
Mitchell Park where there in a mini zoo and resturant.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Victoria Market Although this is an Indian market it is a great place to by curios.
Outside you can see the traditional medicine shops (muti) and
the bones bought by the spiritual healers (sangoma). Inside a
bustling market with many shops selling curios. Be sure to bargain.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Playhouse Theatre Local and International Productions in four theatres.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Sharks Board Find out about these predators and check the nets out to sea.
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Africa Queen Sea trips on this 56 foot traditional sailing yacht including
breakfast or lunch.

Restaurants to Note in our Area

Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Roma Revolving
Restaurant
Fantastic views over Durban Harbour and the City from the
restaurant 32 floors (136m high) above the quay. (large menu)
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Zak's (see Wilson's Warf) (bistro - al-fresco)
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Havana Grill (see Umhlanga & Suncoast Casino) (good selection)
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Butchers Boys Florida Road/Durban City. (great for aged steaks)
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Gaby's Tasca Durban North (just a short walk from us) (Portugese)
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Moyo uShaka Marine World. African Theme on the beach (large menu)
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Mamma Luciana's Durban North (Italian) (just a short walk from us)
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Jimmy's Prawn
Durban North (Seafood) (just a short walk from us)
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Bangkok Wok Durban North (Thai dishes) (just a short walk from us)
Durban Guest House Bed and breakfast accommodation Panaji Durban North. (Indian) (just a short walk from us)

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