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Top Activities in Durban

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Durban Attractions

If you're after things to see and do in Durban, prepare to be busy. This dynamic city is a people-pleaser. No matter what you're into, you'll be inspired by the huge range of tourist attractions to get stuck into here. Read on to learn about the best of them.

Explore the sights of Durban with some popular tours & day trips, or check out our list of 126 fun activities in Durban. We have free cancellation and no added fees, so you can relax and channel your energy into planning the vacation of a lifetime.

Things to Do in Durban with Kids

You'll find loads of fun things to do with your kids in and around Durban. Keep everyone entertained with our family friendly experiences.

Free Things to Do in Durban

There's no need to dig deep into your pockets in Durban. The following won't cost a penny.

Durban Natural Science Museum - Approach the staff and discover more about the unique collections housed here.

BAT Centre - If you're eager to discover more of the area's thriving arts and culture scene, organize a visit.

Durban University of Technology - Be wowed by the creativity and design of this impressive example of modernistic architecture.

Old House Museum - Get ready to feel like you've traveled back in time while learning the secrets of this historic site.

Farewell Square - Amble down the streets and immerse yourself in the ambiance of this vibrant local haunt.

Blue Lagoon - Spend a little time by the water to rest and regain your energy.

Victoria Street Market - Widely known among local residents, this place is worth visiting.

West Street Mosque - Get in touch with your spiritual side or simply soak up the peaceful atmosphere at this religious site.

Dairy Beach - Look for colorful shells and other ocean treasures washed up along the coastline here.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Durban

Durban Beachfront

Durban Beachfront is a destination visitors seek out for is beaches, abundant dining options, and seaside views. You might want to check out attractions like Durban Beach or Golden Mile while you're exploring the neighborhood.

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South Beach

Part of Durban’s wonderful Golden Mile, this sandy beach has safe swimming and a surf museum, an amusement park, a waterpark and an aquarium. 

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North Beach

This sandy beach on Durban’s stunning Golden Mile is popular for its safe swimming, rolling waves, lively esplanade and cultural events.

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Durban Central Business District

Durban Central Business District is known for its ample dining options, and you can make a stop by Workshop Mall and Durban City Hall while in the area.

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Windermere is noteworthy for its cafés, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Florida Road and African Art Centre.


Durban Point

While visiting Durban Point, you might make a stop by sights like uShaka Marine World and Golden Mile.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Durban on a sunny day?

What should I not miss in Durban?

Allow enough time to discover popular sights such as uShaka Marine World and Sahara Stadium Kingsmead.

What can you do in Durban for free?

You'll hardly have time to fetch your wallet out of your pocket with so many terrific free attractions:

  • Durban University of Technology
  • Workshop Mall
  • Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World
  • Addington Beach