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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
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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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The place to be with family friends children or just alone time. Its exciting fresh and beautiful be there or be square

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Durban, South Africa
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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good slides and lazy river etc. By lunchtime it was extremely busy so it is worth going as early as possible to avoid crowds and queuing. It was annoying having to walk for 10 minutes through a shopping precinct to get from the car park to the park. There were lockers for hire which was really helpful for wallets and... More 

Thank Matt_Bird_Global
Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place to be with family friends children or just alone time. Its exciting fresh and beautiful be there or be square

Thank Ravigee
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My dear Friends this is very entertaining place for your family. You will really enjoy. And there are interesting dolphins circus.

Thank Regimon
Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a good experience seeing all different of fish, and all the other activities we did within Ushaka Marine

Thank BonganiCele
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had great fun at ushaka marine world although it was very pricey for out of season the kids had a blast

Thank RobynBrussow
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277 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

UShaka aquarium is the best aquarium in South Africa. I have visited this aquarium on several times. The animals are in excellent condition. For the local or international tourist this is a world class facility, well worth the visit.

Thank Clinton C
Ware, United Kingdom
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307 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived about 10 on a Friday in March – payment parking – walked through extensive shopping and eating arcade before getting to entrance - reduced rate for being older – thank you – aquarium only ticket – it is located in an old cargo ship which is surrounded by large tanks imaginatively laid out in different habits to accommodate different... More 

Thank PeteD60
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great value for money as there is so much for the kids to do. Inside the food and beverages are affordable. Kids thoroughly enjoyed themselves and we will be returning there again!

Thank Vanessa S
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice place, specially for kids. We were there with a 7 years old girl and she really injoyed. She was very excited about dolphins, seals and penguins. Dolphins have a very interesting and funny show. Also aquarium is really good with a plany different types of fish. Between that you can learn a lot about Sea... More 

Thank Jjarsic
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ushaka was having a special. It was R100 for the water park, sea world and dangerous creatures. We went on the 18th April 2017. It was a busy day, but we had a great time. The water park is enjoyable and the sea world is amazing. Alot of sea life and creatures to see and learn about. Cost of food... More 

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