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If you’re looking for fun, adventure and warm water in 2024, look no further than a Durban holiday! This vibrant coastal KwaZulu Natal city offers year-round good weather, making it popular with South Africans from all over. 

If you're in the area, make sure you explore the magic of the Midlands, and take a drive out to the incomparable Drakensberg Mountains.

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Durban’s famous beachfront — the Golden Mile — is a popular holiday destination. Stylish hotels line the promenade enjoying spectacular ocean views, while theme parks, uShaka Marine World, a skate park, a surfing museum and the Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World provide additional attractions. 

Experience the best of Durban on your holiday by embracing its laidback culture, enjoying authentic Indian Cuisine, and visiting the smaller coastal towns of Umhlanga, Ballito and Port Edward, all of which are a stone’s throw from the city.

Browse our top-rated Durban holiday packages to find the perfect fun-filled vacation this year.

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  • The Golden Mile: Relax on the beautiful beaches, soak up the sun and even try a surfing lesson! 
  • uShaka Marine World: Marvel at the incredible marine life of this aquarium and theme park. 
  • Enjoy Local Cuisine: Try local favourites like bunny chow, fresh sardines on toast (during Sardine Run season), shisha nyama, locally brewed beer and a favourite Indian beverage, Bombay Crush. 
  • Visit Moses Mabhida Stadium: Experience a thrilling free-fall on the Big Rush Big Swing. 
  • Enjoy drinks at The Oyster Box Hotel: Sip on a cocktail on the outdoor terrace and soak up the stylish atmosphere. 
  • Tour the Beaver Creek Coffee State: Enjoy delicious local coffee flavours 
  • Take a Rickshaw Ride: Ride along the Durban beachfront on a traditional rickshaw. 
  • Discover popular KZN destinations: Durban is the launchpad to explore the Midlands, Hluhluwe, the Drakensberg and more. 
  • Pack your swimsuit, sun hat and sunscreen; Durban is a year-round beach destination. 
  • Support local. Buy from local artisans, visit smaller niche restaurants, and take in the local lingo. 
  • Be aware and be safe. Keep your valuables locked away and out of sight! 
  • Make sure you’ve got your reusable water bottle with you, and pack extra bags for shopping. 
  • Hire a car or use one of the city taxi services or Uber to get around.
  • Vasco De Gama, originally named Durban Rio de Natal  
  • Durban hosts the largest population of Indians outside of India. 
  • Durban hosted a semifinal game of the 2010 FIFA World Cup 
  • Durban’s King Shaka International Airport is named after the famous Zulu king, Shaka Zulu, who ruled the lands surrounding Durban. 
  • The Sardine Run — a natural phenomenon where billions of sardines spawn in the cool waters of the Agulhas and migrate north along the east coast of South Africa — passes Durban annually. 

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