Essential Things to Do in Durban, South Africa

Durban, South Africa

Durban is considered as the third largest city in South Africa. The place is generally regarded as a beach destination by a lot of South Africans. However, the place has a lot to offer than just their wonderful beaches. Presented below are a few things you can do while you opt to go on vacation at Durban, South Africa.

Visit Ushaka Marine World, a combination of giant aquarium, water park as well as dining complex. It is one of Durban’s key tourist attractions especially the giant aquarium which was done at its best. It’s housed with a giant ship which was supposedly a wrecked shop. There is a wide variety of sea creatures from stingrays to stonefishes. However the stars are still the dolphins. Their dolphins take part in a show at a special stadium done twice a day. Another attraction at the Ushaka Marine World is their collection of pools, water slides as well as artificial rivers to float around in while on top of inflatable rings.

Relax in the Botanic Gardens of Durban. Their botanic garden is considered as the oldest botanic garden in Africa which opened in the year 1849. Their plants and trees displayed in the garden are labelled with brief explanations suitable for educational purposes.

Explore the Victoria Street Market and try to taste the different Indian Cuisine. One of the favourite dish is the bunny chow which is a half a loaf of bread hollowed then filled with curry. Indian stalls are the dominant stalls within the Victoria Street Maket.

Get to see Durban’s new stadium namely the Moses Mabhida Stadium especially made for the 2010 FIFA World Cup which will be held in South Africa. It has a capacity of 56,000, however 70,000 for the World Cup wherein temporary seats will be added. The stadium was constructed to be more than a stadium. It was designed to mimic the flag of South Africa that represents two united nations.

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