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Overview

The largest city with the busiest harbour, Durban in South Africa is becoming the top travel destination for tourist. Durban is most popular among the honeymooners for the green terrains and the tranquil beaches making the ambience more exotic and full of romance. The subtropical climate, game reserves and national parks, the Drakensberg Mountains and warm beaches of Durban makes it a popular tourist attraction in South Africa. The Durban city does not limit itself with the sightseeing tour and leisure moments. The beach in Durban, the adjacent wildlife and the high peaks enclosing the city expands the tour with more adventure and thrill. Plan the Durban day tours with water activities, safari tour and adventure that you can try for the vacation. The water-sports, swimming, diving, surfing, and canoeing are some of the thrills you must do for your Durban tour at South Africa. This fast-growing city of South Africa is now becoming like the most beloved attraction with the serene landscape and the entertaining lifestyle adding to the tourism in Durban. A stopover for ultimate adventure and entertainment, an excursion to Durban can be tiring a memorable journey yet.

Places To visit In Durban

Umhlanga Rocks

Umhlanga Rocks

The Umhlanga Rock is one of the popular attractions in Durban that lies 16 kilometers to the north of the city. Within the stretch of 200 kilometers, there are long beaches and Isimangaliso Wetland Park that is one of the World Heritage Site.
Indian Quarter market

Indian Quarter market

Indian Quarter is the well known marketplace at Durban where you will experience an aromatic fusion of different spices and art. A collection of Chinese, Pakistani, Indian, and Somali accessories are sold by the vendors at the narrow pavement of the area.
Golden Mile

Golden Mile

Prepare yourself for a walking tour at Durban by exploring the beachfront all crowded with the shops, the complexes and high-rise hotel. This place attracts the visitors for its adventure, entertainment, water sports and the harbor.
Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple

Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple

Durban has the largest Krishna Temple in the city that is one of the major attractions for tourist at Durban, especially the Indian visitors. The Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple is designed beautifully with a stunning interior of the lotus-shaped garden.
Valley of a Thousand Hills

Valley of a Thousand Hills

The rounded peaks of the mountain, with the shattered serene landscape and the lush vegetation, make Valley of Thousand hills, a stunning attraction at Durban. The valley offers a leisure escape from the city of Durban.
Durban Botanic Gardens

Durban Botanic Gardens

The oldest Botanic reserve in Durban, the Durban Botanical garden houses the species of orchids, bromeliads, cycads, and palms. The tour of Durban Botanic garden will let you explore the rich flora and the diverse birdlife residing in the garden.
Umgeni River Bird Park

Umgeni River Bird Park

The Umgeni River Bird Park with more than 200 bird species makes one of the popular attractions in Durban for Tourists. There are species from the land of Southeast Asia and Australia dwelling around the pristine landscape of the Bird Park.
Addington Beach

Addington Beach

Not so popular but the calm ambience of Addington makes it one of the best beaches in Durban to enjoy the leisure. Lying near the Golden Mile in Durban, the beach is well protected with shark nets and professional guards for your safer visit.
Bluff Nature Reserve

Bluff Nature Reserve

The Bluff Nature is not just one of the oldest nature reserves in South Africa but even a popular tourist spot of Durban. The Rufous-winged Cisticola, African Purple Swamphen, African Grey Eagle and Black Crake include the population of Nature reserve.
Hawaan Forest

Hawaan Forest

Hawaan Forest is an abode for the rich and diverse wildlife of Durban. The forest houses the species of Bushpig, African Rock Python, Duiker and Crowned Eagle with some indigenous trees.

Best Time To Visit Durban

Durban experience humid sub-tropical climate where the warmer humid months starts from November and last till March. The month of June to September is dry and cold. The best time to visit Durban is from June to August when the temperature is mild cold with little rainfall.

November to March

The summers in Durban can be hot, humid and not the best time to explore the city. If you really want to enjoy the summer vacation, plan your Durban trip between the months and spend the best time at the beaches with fewer crowds.

April to May

This is the time when tourists are few in number, and the temperate is pleasant to visit Durban. The constant rain and humidity can be the problem during the sightseeing. 

June to September

The winters in Durban are pleasing as well as cold that may favour the city tour and activities. Less rainfall and humidity with pleasant weather makes winter the ideal time to explore Durban. But it is advisable to pack other winter attire for an unexpected weather change.  

Things To Do In Durban

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The cultural and historical tour at Durban

The cultural and historical tour at Durban

Explore the cultural history with your Durban city tour to some of the handpicked destination. The tour will take you to the Golden Mile, Botanic Gardens, Phansi Museum, Moses Mabhida Stadium and the Ushaka Marine World.

Excursion to the beaches at Durban

Excursion to the beaches at Durban

The beaches at Durban are not just for entertainment bit offers a stunning beauty of nature. The Addington Beach is perfect for families while the Umhlanga Coast let you enjoy a volleyball game and kiteboarding.

Inanda Heritage Trail at Durban

Inanda Heritage Trail at Durban

The Inanda Heritage Trail takes you to the historical sites of Durban that holds a lot about the history related to Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. Inanda was the home of people that were displaced from the city areas as per the apartheid laws.

Exploring the World Heritage

Exploring the World Heritage

Experience the mysterious beauty of Drakensberg Mountain range and explore the Site of Giant Castle. The stunning Bushman paintings, dating back to around 2000 years making it one of the major attractions for tourist in Durban.

Touring the Bottom of uShaka Sea World

Touring the Bottom of uShaka Sea World

Known to be the largest aquariums in Durban City, the tour to uShaka Sea World, will let you encounter the incredible marine world with the giant creatures. The aquarium houses the rays and varied species of fish.

KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board Boat Tour

KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board Boat Tour

During your vacation tour in Durban, make sure to take a boat tour with KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board Boat Tour. The tour is all about encountering with the dolphins, spotting the turtles and rays and learning about their habitat.

Safari at Tala Game Reserve

Safari at Tala Game Reserve

With a habitat for 380 species of birds and gigantic wildlife as the rhinos, bok, wildebeests, warthogs, giraffes and hippos, the Tala Game Reserve offers a thrilling game drive. Explore the area on your private vehicle, or book a guided safari during the Durban tour.

Biking at the Golden Mile

Biking at the Golden Mile

Biking along the pavements of the golden sand beach near to the Golden Mile is the best thing to do in Durban. The guided tour offers you complete safety tour with refreshment breaks, where you can explore the beaches and the adjacent attractions.

Indian District tour

Indian District tour

Plan your day at Durban with a guided walking tour of the Indian district with the attractions and market areas. The sightseeing includes a tour to Dr Yusuf Dadoo and Bertha Mkhize, Zulu Muti Market and the Victoria Street Market.

Food trail at Durban

Food trail at Durban

Durban has the taste of India as well as the authentic cuisine from South Africa for a lavish food trail. The Little Indian serves the best biryani, rogan josh and other Indian dishes that you must try during the Durban Tour.

Popular Packages

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KwaZulu Natal Tour Package

KwaZulu Natal Tour Package

Duration: 8N / 9D

Durban (1N) - Midlands Meander (1N) - Drakensberg (2N) - Battlefield (2N) - Zululand (2N)

On Request
Durban Holidays

Durban Holidays

Duration: 4N / 5D

Durban (4N)

Starting From USD 1162
ROVOS RAIL GOLF SAFARI

ROVOS RAIL GOLF SAFARI

Duration: 8N / 9D

Pretoria - Sun City - Hluhluwe Game Reserve - Durban - Battlefield

Starting From USD 3957
Rovos Rail Pretoria to Durban

Rovos Rail Pretoria to Durban

Duration: 2N / 3D

Pretoria - Durban

Starting From USD 1354
Durban Tour Package

Durban Tour Package

Duration: 2N / 3D

Durban (2N)

Starting From USD 387
South Africa Tour Package with Kruger Safari

South Africa Tour Package with Kruger Safari

Duration: 15N / 16D

Johannesburg (2N) - Hazyview (3N) - Garden Route Game Lodge (2N) - Knysna (2N) - Durban - Cape Winelands (2N) - Oudtshoorn - Cape Town (4N)

Starting From USD 3079
durban-with-wildlife

durban-with-wildlife

Duration: 5N / 6D

Durban (2N) - Hluhluwe Game Reserve (3N)

Starting From USD 1622
ROVOS RAIL - AFRICAN GOLF COLLAGE

ROVOS RAIL - AFRICAN GOLF COLLAGE

Duration: 9N / 10D

Pretoria - Kruger National Park - Durban - Battlefield - Addo Elephant National Park - Oudtshoorn - Knysna - Cape Town

Starting From USD 5014
South Africa Holidays with Addo Elephant Safari

South Africa Holidays with Addo Elephant Safari

Duration: 14N / 15D

Johannesburg (2N) - Durban (2N) - Addo Elephant National Park (2N) - Knysna (3N) - Oudtshoorn - Hermanus (1N) - Cape Town (4N)

Starting From USD 2882

How to Reach Durban

The airways connect the city of Durban to the rest of the world via direct or connecting flights. The road networks built in Durban are best to travel in and around the city.

Via Flight- The King Shaka International Airport is lying at a distance of 35 km from the Durban city centre. The airport connects the city with the neighbouring South Africa provinces as well.

Via Land- Durban is connected with Cape Town and other parts of South Africa via a road that is used by the locals mostly for commuting.  MetroRail offer an easy transfer within the city of Durban.

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