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uShaka Marine World

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Address: 1 Bell Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 31 328 8000
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A uniquely African marine theme park, uShaka Marine World offers guests an...

A uniquely African marine theme park, uShaka Marine World offers guests an unforgettable experience. uShaka Marine World is composed of uShaka Sea World, uShaka Wet 'n Wild, uShaka Kids World, uShaka Village Walk, Dangerous Creatures, Chimp & Zee Rope Adventure Park, Sea Animal Encounters Island & uShaka Beach. Park Tickets available on the uShaka Website

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Anyone visiting Durban must definitely make a turn at uShaka Marine world. The dolphin show was awesome. The place is extremely clean. Friendly staff. Great fun for the whole... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Anyone visiting Durban must definitely make a turn at uShaka Marine world. The dolphin show was awesome. The place is extremely clean. Friendly staff. Great fun for the whole family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I could easily spend 2 whole days at uShaka and not get bored. There is such a variety of entertainment and activities, from the seal and dolphin shows to the aquarium and the wet n wild water park but the highlight of my last trip to uShaka has to be their Sea Animal Encounters, Snorkel Lagoon. You can choose to... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome aquarium, awesome dolphin and seal shows. Awesome fun waterworld - keep you entertained the entire day Awesome restaurants and take-away. Awesome location with perfect sea views. Awesome staff and very knowledgeable about sea creatures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went there alone but anyway I could enjoy a lot this nice place. The dolphin and seal show are perfect and the aquarium has so many different types of fish and amazing big sharks!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So much to see, little children get fatigued easily. They got see the penguins, dolphins, see lions. Food galore, It needs more time and arrive fairly early. Wow what a superb place, boys were facinated to be soo close to the sharks.

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Magaliesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I think we should be blessed to have something like this in durban !! The entry astonished me !! Loads of shops and than African dancers ! Very festive in fact , non-season but yet full !! You need a wallet full of money yes for sure !!! The dolphin show was cute . And photons can be taken afterwards... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi, we had a great time there and we were able to see the shark feed and dolphin show. The restaurants are nearby which makes things easier for guests. Thanks

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Thank Lorraine M
Boxborough, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

UShaka is a subsidiary of SeaWorld. Dolphin show was nice, but wonder about how they are treated. Ushaka does rehabilitate injured sea creatures and reptiles (including black mamba that exterminators capture at local Durban residences). ONE MAJOR complaint is to get to it, you must walk an exceptionally long and annoying distance through a mall of shops. One MEDIUM complaint... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent.Staff friendly and ever willing to assist.Food brought on time .food ordered was fresh and Divine

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Graskop, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can do shark dive which is good to experience not necessary twice but Snorkeling was amazing, will definitely do that again. Dolphin Show was very educational. I would love to come back to swim with dolphin, to do that you will need a reservation. Ushaka itself is great spot and place to be and water park make you come... More 

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