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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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Although we missed the dolphins show, the experience was all round awesome but the pricing is a bit ridiculous considering we are not allowed to bring in our own food.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Welkom, South Africa
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Welkom, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we missed the dolphins show, the experience was all round awesome but the pricing is a bit ridiculous considering we are not allowed to bring in our own food.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasant walk but not much more than that. The shops along our walk did not offer anything of great interest. We enjoyed, however, the Zulu hut shaped boutiques.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is nothing bad to say about Ushaka, from the first visit on a school trip, to having company Christmas parties at Cargo Hold, spending my nieces birthdays at the dolphin show, taking out of town friends to Dolphins by candlelight. It never fails to impress, Awesome place !!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Divided into areas including Sea World and Wet’n’Wild, uShaka Marine World boasts one of the largest aquariums in the world, the biggest collection of sharks in the southern hemisphere, marine animals and exhibits, a mock-up 1940s steamer wreck featuring two classy restaurants, a shopping centre, and enough freshwater rides to make you seasick. There are various options to 'meet' dolphins,... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a Volunteer Education Guide at this facility and all that I can say is that it is amazing. I constantly hear visitors say how they've been to aquariums around the world and how this is one of the best. It is definitely worth a trip to.

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Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place acquarium reptiles swimming dolphins pinquens food fun muscic awsome to go with small kids big kids just to have fun after go to the beach

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome day out with our little one who's eyes lit up like a fireworks every time she saw a new creature that she recognized. Must do again when she is a bit older.

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Thank DeeMoo16
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One off the MUST visit places in Durban - the Aquarium is of such a high standard you will be mesmerised - the theme park is beautiful clean and fun

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Alberton, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this world class aquirium with its unique informative exhibitiond. Dolphine show was superb. Seal show cancelled, but managed to see them free swimming. Sharks were awesome - the brave can cage dive in their tank! Many other water activities, like snrkeling, tubing, supertube, etc. Very reasonably priced, with a pensioners discount : )

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a great show and the kids enjoyed it - Was relaxing fun and would recommend to anyone that has never seen a Dolphin Show

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