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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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Today
09:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
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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Had a great time!

Dolphin and seal shows were great. The kids section of the park was very nice with lots of fun activities for the young ones from a Lego play shed to a kids spa to all kinds of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dolphin and seal shows were great. The kids section of the park was very nice with lots of fun activities for the young ones from a Lego play shed to a kids spa to all kinds of climbing, jungle gym toys.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

wide range of aquatic slides, dolphins show, seal show and much more i would recommend this place to everyone :) ;)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Maybe because it was the festive season but the place is damn expensive to be on the pool and watch 2 seals being played around with. The Acquarium is theee best though. Will visit again for the kids.

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Thank Tshireletso N
durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visits to Ushaka are always awesome. Kids always enjoy themselves and are always fascinated with everything they see.

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Manchester, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here 12 and 9 years ago..and so..to return here was a bit of a challenge as we had already seen the poor state of the waterfront...however....it was equally as good...if not even better than before... You should really go and see this place..mot's excellent...

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The penguin (0930am), seal (1030am) and dolphin (1130am) shows were great - as was the Rocky Reef feeding. Sea World - the walk through aquarium - is spectacular! Wet 'n Wild is great fun (note closed Mondays and Tuesdays). The only draw back is the entry fees and cost of refreshments is not affordable for all locals. Definitely worth visiting... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Appears to be very busy most of the time so be prepared to wait for the attractions. Some souvenir shops and plenty of fast food outlets as well as restaurants. Situated in a run down part of the docks so would recommend taking a taxi or walking along the Esplanade.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice on a sunny day. If it rains bring your umbrella. Great shopping, a variety of shops, and tasty gelato!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A few hours of fun and really nice entertainment. Staff is very friendly and the facility is well kept with marine conservation at its focus. Informative and educational for all of us.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited uShaka Marine World over the holidays and still believe that it is one of the most awesome aquariums South Africa can ever have. Beautiful marine life, and the dolphin show is always amazing, and they seem to change the show quiet often, so you can never be disappointed. Lots of food stalls and restaurants. You can even do... More 

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