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uShaka Marine World

#1 of 122 things to do in Durban Features Animals
1 Bell Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 328 8000
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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
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin show” (522 reviews)
“water park” (221 reviews)
“whole family” (135 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 Bell Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 328 8000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

UShaka is an African marine theme park that is categorized in different section to make so that you can enjoy the actual marine life. it has Shaka Sea World, uShaka Wet 'n Wild, uShaka Kids World, uShaka Village Walk, Dangerous Creatures, Chimp & Zee Rope...More

Thank louisallan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoyable and informative. The kids love seeing and learning new things and uShaka's staff keeps it coming. Check out the interactive prawn tank where you can have prawns all over your hands. Real cool.

Thank Rudi L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch dolphin and seal show that will rival any similar show around SA and the world. The aquarium is also spectacular, with a lovely variety of fish species and clean and well maintained tanks. A must go for all families with kids of all...More

Thank annuityant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there with my teenage son. It was a good outing, especially combined with some time n the beach.

Thank MamaAyinde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything a tourist want is here. Surfers, divers, runners, bikers...can find what there need. After sports relax.

Thank Roberto M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique experience of penguin and seal shows, enjoyed their performance. Verity of souvenir shops and restaurants.

Thank RajeshRMehta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dolphins were a wonderful experience. The rest of the place is a disaster. Most of the gates were locked so there was no way to get from one place to another without walking for miles. Also the Aquarium has a horrible vibe and one is...More

Thank mariannenolting
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a few hours to kill when in Durban for work. This was perfect to do. Nice park although the swimming pool was out for renovation, but hey it was off season after all.

Thank Jeroen V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good place and lots of excitement for the family and children. Also good experience to interact with the dolphins.

Thank roynaicker
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My only advice to you: Come with a fat wallet! You can enjoy this activity without anything more than the steep entrance fee. The aquarium is the nicest I've seen around the world. The dolphin show and seal show are delightful. There is a tiny...More

Thank Kahmiela A
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14 October 2016|
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Response from MissyScales | Property representative |
Hello greatewhite_75 It is really up to you but it can be done in half a day :) Have a splashing day!
15 June 2016|
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Response from Loshni N | Reviewed this property |
No food and drinks allowed in, however there are great resturants to choose from. you can picnic anywhere inside the waterworld, there are some shady areas thats good for picnics.
Nqubeko N
1 June 2016|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
Pay at the gate - quick and easy!