When you travel to South Africa, a city of beaches, ports and rare spices, you can’t miss visiting Durban, which is called the “City of the Waves” because it is famous for its surfing. It is a vibrant city and is now marketed by tourists based on being a global city.
Attention has been paid to the establishment of developed infrastructure in Durban, including hotels, restaurants, and shops, in addition to its enjoyment of many important tourist components of beautiful landscapes represented by the most beautiful beaches and their enjoyable water activities, and parks that allow you to relax in an open atmosphere as well as its mild climate throughout the year. In addition to containing many distinctive tourist attractions and landmarks.
The three most important landmarks in Durban:
1- uShaka Marine World
Yushaka’s aquatic world
Ushaka Water World is the largest water park of its kind in the world. It was opened in 2004 AD and quickly became one of the most important tourist attractions in South Africa, especially for families. It gives its visitors a unique atmosphere of fun, excitement, and suspense.
Through the world of Ushaka, you will experience a mixture of cultures in perfect harmony with the sound of laughter and enthusiastic screams in the background. The city has several distinct sections, restaurants, and plenty of shows and nightlife fun at Ushaka Beach.
2- Golden Mile Beach
One of the busiest and most crowded beaches in South Africa, it is considered one of the most important tourist attractions in the city of Durban because it offers its visitors bright sunshine, warm water, and enjoyable recreational activities. It is a paradise for surfers, and there are places dedicated to fishing and other places to take sunbathing. Along the beach are also plenty of restaurants, cafes, shops, traditional vendors selling lots of handmade souvenirs in straw-covered stalls, and nearby is the amusement park of Ushaka.
3- Durban Botanic Gardens
The oldest garden on the African continent was established in 1849 AD and is the oldest public institution established by the government in the city of Durban. It is located in the area around Mount Hill. It is considered one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in Africa and one of the most important tourist places in South Africa. It covers an area of 37 acres and contains more Than 6000 species of plants, trees, orchids, flowers, and important economic crops.