ATTRACTIONS AND EXPERIENCES
Welcome To The Warmest Place To Be! Durban
Located on South Africa’s east coast, Durban’s warm subtropical climate, abundance of beaches and wildlife-rich nature reserves make it worthwhile visiting any time of year. Durban offers a range of incredible experiences including adventure and wildlife, culture and heritage and museums and parks. Just a few of the incredible things you could whilst visiting Durban include the following:
Sodwana Bay is a beautiful unspoilt jewel on the east coast of South Africa. It is located within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage and world renowned for its turtle tours, sport fishing, scuba diving and snorkelling. This nature reserve lies adjacent to Africa’s southern-most coral reefs. The St. Lucia and Maputoland Marine Reserves are linked to each other to form a continuous protected area stretching 150km (93 miles) from the Mozambique border south to Cape Vidal. There are numerous dive centres, which can organise trips to either SCUBA dive, or snorkel with sharks as well as companies who can book turtle tours and guided hikes.
If you are interested in finding out more about Sodwana please visit https://www.nature-reserve.co.za/sodwana-bay-national-park.html
Aliwal Shoal is rated as one of the top 10 dive sites in the world where you can dive with a variety of different shark species including raggedtooth, tiger, blacktip, and dusky sharks. The shoal is located less than 45 mins south of Durban and is a shallow reef system located approximately 5 km offshore. There are numerous dive centres, which can organise trips to either SCUBA dive, or snorkel with sharks.
If you are interested in finding out more about Aliwal Shoal, please visit https://www.sa-venues.com/attractionskzn/aliwal-shoal.php
Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve
Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve, Is a Big 5 Game Park in the KwaZulu Natal Regine Of South Africa. The oldest proclaimed reserve in Africa. Still Wild, with 96000 Hectares of Wilderness Awaiting you. In addition to the Big Five, you can also view more elusive animals, such Wild Dog, Giraffe, Cheetah and Nyala. The northern section of the park is known for its range of both animal and bird life. Besides game drives and guided walks, visitors can go on self-guided auto trails which provide information on the management and the natural history of this KwaZulu-Natal reserve.
If you are interested in finding out more about this game reserve, please visit www.hluhluwegamereserve.com/
iSimangaliso Wetland Park: Lake St. Lucia/St. Lucia Estuary, Cape Vidal
A World Heritage Site, iSimangaliso Wetland Park (the former Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park) incorporates an astonishing variety of habitats from the Ubombo Mountains to grasslands, forests, wetlands, mangroves and ancient dunes, magnificent beaches and coral reefs. This awesome KwaZulu-Natal Wetland Park stretches along the Zululand coast from Maphelane in the south to Kosi Bay in the north, on the Mozambique border. Covering 220km (137 miles) of coastline, this KwaZulu-Natal Wetland Park brings together eight inter-locking ecosystems and ten unique destinations: Maphelane, Lake St. Lucia/St. Lucia Estuary, Cape Vidal and the Eastern Shores, Charters Creek and the Western Shores, False Bay, Sodwana Bay, uMkhuze, Lake Sibaya, Coastal Forest and Kosi Bay.
If you are interested in finding out more about this game reserve, please visit www.nature-reserve.co.za/greater-stlucia-wetland-wildlife-preserve.html
Ushaka marine world
uShaka Marine World in Durban is a world-class entertainment and tourism destination and Africa’s largest Marine Theme Park. It is located at the end of Durban’s Golden Mile and spans over 15 hectares of prime beachfront. It incorporates the 5th largest aquarium in the world by volume of water, a marine theme park, as well as dolphin, penguin, and seal shows.
If you are interested in finding out more about uShaka marine world, please visit https://ushakamarine.com/
In addition to all of theabove Durban has some fantastic bird parks, crocodile parks, and smaller gameparks to visit as well as an abundance
of amazing beaches! https://visitdurban.travel/
Please find tour options that are available for your own account.