Sights & Attractions in Durban and KwaZulu-Natal

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Name Category Location
 
Bartle Arts Trust (BAT) Centre
The vibrant center (though perhaps a little on the seedy side...
Arts / Performance Venues Durban
 
Campbell Collections
In the middle of bustling, suburban Berea, Muckleneuk is a tranquil...
Museums / Galleries Durban
 
City Hall
Built in 1910 in Edwardian neo-baroque style, the hall looks...
Architectural Sites Durban
 
Durban Art Gallery
The gallery presents a vibrant, contemporary mix of local, southern...
Museums / Galleries Durban
 
Durban Botanic Gardens
Opposite the Greyville Racecourse, Africa's oldest surviving...
Gardens / Arboretums Durban
 
Durban Natural Science Museum
Despite its small size, this museum provides an excellent introduction...
Museums / Galleries Durban
 
Francis Farewell Square
In the heart of Durban, the square is a lovely shady plaza bordered...
Squares Durban
 
Gateway Theatre of Shopping
The largest mall in the Southern Hemisphere, Gateway has been...
Stores / Malls Umhlanga
 
Hare Krishna Temple of Understanding
This magnificent lotus-shaped temple opened in 1985 is at the...
Religious Sites Durban
 
Hawaan Forest
This 114-acre coastal forest grows on a dune that dates back...
Forests Umhlanga
 
Jumah Mosque
Built in 1927 in a style that combines Islamic and colonial features...
Religious Sites Durban
 
Kendra Hall and Ekta Mandir
One of the most easily accessible and opulent temples in the...
Religious Sites Durban
 
KwaMuhle Museum
Pronounced kwa-moosh-le (with a light e, as in hen), this small...
Museums / Galleries Durban
 
Madressa Arcade
The thoroughfare has a Kiplingesque quality, recalling the bazaars...
Markets / Bazaars Durban
 
Mitchell Park
The magnificent rose garden, colorful floral displays, and leafy...
Parks Durban
 
Mozart's
Of the 20 or so restaurants, fast-food outlets, and coffee shops...
Casinos Durban
 
Muti Market
For a uniquely African experience, hire a guide through Durban...
Markets / Bazaars Durban
 
Natal Sharks Board
Most of the popular bathing beaches in KwaZulu-Natal are protected...
Educational Institutions Umhlanga
 
NSA Gallery
The National Society of the Arts' Gallery complex houses four...
Museums / Galleries Durban
 
O'Connor Promenade
Join tourists and locals for a gentle stroll or vigorous run...
Promenades / Boardwalks Umhlanga
 
S. A. Sugar Terminal
Much of Durban's early economy was built on the sugar industry...
Industrial Sites Durban
 
Shree Ambalavaanar Alayam Temple
One of Durban's most spectacular Hindu shrines is in Cato Manor...
Religious Sites Durban
 
Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom
Sibaya is expansive—in size, appearance, and number of activities—but...
Casinos Umhlanga
 
Souvenirs
For years a group of informal traders has sold its wares, ranging...
Markets / Bazaars Umhlanga
 
Suncoast Casino & Entertainment World
Part of the rejuvenation of Durban's Golden Mile, this casino...
Casinos Durban
 
Swallow View Site
If you're in the area from mid-October to mid-April, be sure...
Nature Preserves Umhlanga
 
Tourist Junction
The city's principal tourist information outlet occupies Durban's...
Information Centers Durban
 
Umgeni River Bird Park
This bird park, ranked among the world's best, is built under...
Nature Preserves Durban
 
Victoria Street Market
Masses of enormous fish and prawns lie tightly packed on beds...
Markets / Bazaars Durban
 
Wilson's Wharf
Near the BAT Centre and on the edge of the harbor, this pleasant...
Pedestrian Malls Durban
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