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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 is a good, exiting, attraction to visit on a windy day Remember to take lots of sunscreen and an attitude of fun

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ushaka is a good, exiting, attraction to visit on a windy day Remember to take lots of sunscreen and an attitude of fun

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a combination of adventurous activities for the entire family; kayaking for kids and parent, boat riding, amazing aquarium, meandering world of shopping for the dames, obstacles walks for all, restaurants, access to the beach - it's water everywhere and it's so refreshing

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Magic everything sets a new benchmark in aquatic entertainment Loved the food options and technology used in the Marine World Highly recommended must see attraction when in SA Vivashal Singh 🇳🇿

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Need some fun educational things to do while in Durban? Well uShaka has it all even a quick spa treatment for mom. Kids love the play area, exploring the ship wreck ocean life and watching all the shows that are on. Plenty of places to grab a bite to eat some fancy dining if you wish. Then the water park... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time I went to Ushaka Marine World. This time it is 12 years later and my eldest kid is 28 years old. She planned the trip and made sure we got there at 09h00. Even in peak season parking was not a problem. Tickets are a little expensive thats why we made a whole day of... More 

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Klerksdorp, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently visited Durban and spent a day at uShaka Marine World. The entrance fees has gone up a bit and I think with the kind of tariffs charged, a lot more could be done to make one a bit relaxed and comfortable, especially the kids. There is a package which encourages long term membership to visitors but I don't... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my kids absolutely loved the wet and wild... we also manged to watched to watch the seal show.. It is a good place for the whole family

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see the aquarium but had to buy combo ticket for water park. Have 4 month old daughter so we were not going to water park. Still great aquarium and great staff. Will be back to do the water park when kids old enough. The usual inflated prices inside for food etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ushaka is a well-oiled machine with amazing facilities to manage massive amounts of people having an amazing time. It's a place for families with wonderful entertainment and water activities. We felt that, to fully maximize the water park, a full day was needed. A half day was needed to enjoy the aquarium and the various shows ( dolphin, seal and... More 

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1 Thank Govender F
Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nice place to relax and forget about reality for a while. Loads of fun and good people. We had a time of our lives and cannot wait to come back in future. Keep up the good work Durban...Zulu Land rocks!

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