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uShaka Marine World

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Address: 1 Bell Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
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+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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Durban City Sightseeing Tour with Ushaka Marine World
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Ushaka Marine World in Durban
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A wonderful place to spend the day with the whole family. Everyone from young to old can have fun in the sun here. With amazing water slides that never seem to get boring to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Theran P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not really sure what I expected but came away feeling let down. Teenagers only entertained at Wet n wild for about two hours and things such as shark cage diving is really false advertising when given what the experience really is all about. Very expensive and have to pay for parking AND tip car guards?

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Thank Thea M
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Last year on our return from our cruise to Portuguese islands when we got in Durban Harbour we decided to do a bit of site seeing before our flight. Ushaka marine world seemed ideal. Staff were helpful, friendly an so accomodating. We were able to leave our bags without hesitation and enjoy the scenery, treats, shows, shopping etc. Only regret... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wonderful place to spend the day with the whole family. Everyone from young to old can have fun in the sun here. With amazing water slides that never seem to get boring to chilling in the lazy river to just take a break. Its a place that one can enjoy. It also has one of the largest aquariums in... More 

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Thank Theran P
Bridgetown, Barbados
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

uShaka has everything you need about ten times over. A great place to get ice cream, souvenirs and waste an hour, in a good way like we like to do sometimes! average prices for SA and a nice little stroll basically before you hit the beach but also handy if you forget something for said beach trip and just want... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the way this aquarium has been built inside an old wreck. We only visited Sea world - all very interesting. We also managed to catch the Seal Feeding, the Dolphin Show and really loved the feeding of the Rays! Well worth the visit if in Durban.

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Durban
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the Marine world with our Grandson. He thoroughly enjoyed it. Found the information on Dolphins and seals interesting. They focus on littering and it's effect on the many sea creatures that shares the ocean.Downside is that you are not allowed to take your own food and have to purchase from the regular vendors in the Marine World area.

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Thank Sewpersads
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The exhibitions are great, The show times make sense, the cage diving was an experience. I think it is worth the hype honestly.

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Thank Mutinta B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the water slides and the dolphin show the most. Learning about the different sea species at the aquarium was an eye opener!

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Thank Ayabulela D
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We spent a lovely day at Ushaka Marine World. It's quiet pricy to get in so be sure to spend the day enjoying all that it has to offer! I recommend having fun on the water rides, going to the seal and dolphin show, taking a walk through the aquarium and then going for a walk along the jetty by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The aqurium at uShaka is very well done. Suitable for all ages (we loved it and are both late 20s). The view into the different tanks is really cool. We also did the shark cage dive which was very exciting and excellent value for money.

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