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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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uShaka - Fantastic for children and adults alike!

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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 6 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 6 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 1 week 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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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great days worth of entertainment. Was busy in December but did not out us off. There's a wealth of food and drink places available and plenty of room to spread out and relax. Coupled with the aquarium ticket, it's well worth it for a days entertainment.

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This attraction is a full days entertainment for the family from the rides to the aquarium to the restaurants to the retail outlets. A must visit whenever in Durban, weather permitting of course

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most memorable day of my life was there! Dive with sharks, feed the rays, wet n wild, dolphin show!! Everything was so perfect. Staff very kindly and helpful!

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Chegutu, Zimbabwe
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A good outing for couples and for families. The star attraction of the whole park are the dolphins. I had no idea dolphins were so big. Very educational for the kids as well.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this would require a full day to enjoy too much to see and little time. Most recommended for kids, Dolphine show at 2pm and 4pm. Its best not to take all inclusive ticket the 2nd one is a good option

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