Things to do in Durban South Africa -Day Trips
Online booking for guided Day Excursions of Durban and KwaZulu Natal with Prices and Slideshows.
Explore South Africa's fun capital - Durban with its golden beaches and entertainment resorts.
A short bus trip and you are in the Drakensberg, a barrier of spears of basalt cliffs, forests and waterfalls
For the historian there are tours to the Battlefields and for the wildlife enthusiast short trips to the game reserves.Moses Mabhida Stadium - the icon on the Durban skyline is the multi purpose sports stadium
Durban City TourDurban is a rich blend of cultures and also Africa's busiest port. Tour the Marine Parade and the harbour as well as the huge silos of the Sugar Terminal.
Drakensberg Mountain Splendour.The Zulu's call this mountain range - uKhahlamba (meaning Barrier of Spears) This tour takes us to South Africa's highest driveable mountain pass, Sani Pass - giving us stunning mountain scenery crossing into Lesotho.
Shakaland Day Tour King Shaka - the powerful and mighty King of the Zulu nation This is a great opportunity to get to know the Zulu's and their customs and traditions There will be tribal dancing - spear making - Sangomas and more. Lunch is a traditional Zulu meal
uShaka Marine World TourNot just another aquarium - this is a tour not to be missed. In addition to the saltwater aquarium with indoor and outdoor displays and exhibits, clamber over a shipwreck - watch a dolphin display in the largest dolphin stadium in Africa
Durban Golden MileTake a trip to Durban's Golden Mile - a feast of entertainment - all the fun of the fairground - warm sandy beaches - Richshaw drives. This tour also takes us along Durban's Marine Parade and Harbour - the Sugar Terminal - University of Natal - Botanical Gardens -Indian market
Durban African Raptor Sanctuary Educational and entertaining and something the whole family will enjoy. The raptor sanctuary is a rehabilitation centre as well as a specialised breeding centre for birds of prey, from small owls to the large eagles and vultures. Learn more about these birds of prey as you watch the flying display. Not far from Durban, take the N3 highway and the turn off at the Lion Park.
Sightseeing Tours from Durban
Zululand Cultural Tour
Shakaland Tour Nandi Experience
Things to Do Yourself
(no scheduled tour)
The legacy of our Zulu Kingdom's critical, blood-soaked conflicts of Shaka Zulu: Boer v Zulu, Britain v Boer, Zulu v Britain
This pristine eco-wonderland boasting 21 different ecological systems,
is in a unique situation, where it can offer the best
This is the playground of the bottlenose dolphins, which frolic in the waters close to shore and are visible all year round.
It offers luxury, beauty, sport and history
Sub-tropical forests, blue lagoons, golden beaches, rocky coves, the warm Indian Ocean and sunny weather make KwaZulu- Natal's south coast a popular year-round holiday resort
Scuba diving at Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks. Try surfing at the internationally acclaimed surf spots or go abseiling in the Oribi Gorge
Every winter, there is the phenomenon of the sardine run - millions of sardines migrate up the coast, accompanied by by dolphins and other large fish and thousands of sea birds which feed on them, and people come from far and wide to scoop up buckets of this natural harvest
Pietermaritzburg / Midlands
This is the town in which the annual Dusi Canoe Marathon starts, and is the beginning or ending point of the world- renowned annual Comrades Marathon between Durban and Pietermaritzburg, which attracts about 15 000 participants
The Midlands Meander, has grown into a fascinating mix of arts and crafts, world-class restaurants and homely comforts
The magnificent Howick Falls located in this area provide picnic facilities
Ukhahlamba / DrakensbergThe Zulu people named it 'Ukhahlamba' or the 'Barrier of Spears' and the Dutch Voortrekkers 'The Dragon Mountain'. The Drakensberg Mountains, with their awe-inspiring basalt cliffs, snowcapped in winter, tower over riverine bush, lush yellowwood forests and cascading waterfalls, form a massive barrier separating KwaZulu-Natal from the Kingdom of Lesotho