Region: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Physical Address: 250 Umhlanga Rocks Drive, Durban
There are several activities to keep you entertained in Umhlanga Durban & the South Coast on holiday. Here are a few ideas:
uShaka Marine world
At the start of Durban’s Golden Mile and spanning over 14 hectares of stunning beach front stands uShaka Marine World. The re-creation of a 1930s shipwreck dominates the view with incredible wild water rides and slides, a world famous aquarium , an impressive dolphin show , varied restaurants, shopping in uShaka Village Walk and of course recreation on the beach.
Sun Coast Casino
If you adore casinos then the 6 000 m2 Suncoast casino, with 50 game tables and 1200 slot machines (Blackjack, Punto Banco, Poker, Roulette and Dice), Suncoast is the only casino to go to! Luxurious Salon Prive , Private gaming rooms, ample food and bar services.
Take a rickshaw trip along the Beachfront
The twenty or so registered rickshaw-pullers in the city of Durban are well-known for their splendid head-dresses accessorized with beads and many other decorations. An excellent way to get around , experience the fresh air and feel like a genuine Zulu ruler and its a breathtaking way to see the ”Golden Mile”, the 6 kilometers of the city of Durban’s Beachfront.
Victoria Street Market
Victoria street market stalls sell basketwork and brassware, timber articles as well as fish, fruit, meat and vegetables. The major attractions being unusual spices imported from India. Authentic Spices make a good curry. Shop for Zulu hand-crafts and customary artwork at the beachfront market. Gently amble for hours browsing the Durban beachfront
market. The market specializes in excellent handmade customary beadwork goods and basketry for sale at outstanding prices.
Natal Sharks Board
A visit to the Sharks Board in Umhlanga is a must. Situated in Umhlanga Rocks off the North coast is a family favorite where you can observe multimedia shows on the day to day work done by the Sharks Board in addition to the integral function sharks and other fish play in the marine ecology. This is followed by a 20 minute shark dissection.
Take pleasure in an Afternoon tea in the Botanical Gardens. On the eastern slopes of the Berea edge lies the Durban’s Botanical grounds. It originally began as a location for growing untried tropical crops, today however it offers a herbarium, a Cycad compilation, an orchid house, a garden for the blind and a charity tea garden. The tea garden is open from 09h30 to 16h15 daily. Additional Info: Durban Botanical Gardens. Address: 70 St Thomas Road, Durban.