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uShaka Marine World

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Address: 1 Bell Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
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+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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Excellent day out for everyone

This is one of the most amazing attractions in the world! Every feature is well thought of and planned accordingly. You can easily and happily stay from opening right through to... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2012
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 29 May 2012

This is one of the most amazing attractions in the world! Every feature is well thought of and planned accordingly. You can easily and happily stay from opening right through to closing time. The aquarium is themed as a sunken ship and each tank is styled as a compartment in the ship. There are dolphin and seal shows, shark dive,... More 

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Richards Bay, South Africa
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Ushaka is a must if you visit Durban. There is a lot to do and see.

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Durban, South Africa
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2012

the marine park is home to a large variety of marine species the walkabout thru the various tanks is just as exhilarating for both kids and adults alike. never a dull moment from the time you enter i would recomend a visit to the park

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Hluhluwe Game Reserve, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 May 2012

i think we have the best aquiruim the staff know what to do and there is so much for children to do , great foos=d and good ptice

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Maseru
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4 reviews
Reviewed 22 May 2012

This was awesome. The aquarium, kids world, restaurants... it was awesome really. A not to miss area when visiting KZN, especially with young kids. Seeing dolphins play was a bonus

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 May 2012

this place is one of its own, a majestic place with all the facilities well looked after

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Thank Michael C
Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 May 2012

The aquarium will blow you away this is a wonderful collection of animals and superbly displayed in the bowels of a sunken ship.

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Thank HellyGordon
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Reviewed 17 May 2012

If you're going to Durban, you should definitely try and make a trip to uShaka - a fantastic aquarium, restaurants, dolphin/seal shows etc and of course the waterpark! If you can try to avoid the crowds by going out of season or not on the weekends!

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Thank LorenJB
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 May 2012

uShaka Marine world is a fantastic place to visit while in Durban. The aquarium is very well designed and the variety of marine animals on display is wonderful. It is a great place to take children and the dolphin show is entertaining. Entrance is a bit pricy, but you should sacrifice a few Rand and do the effort to visit.

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2012

Everybody goes to the Zoo or Aquarium in their lifetime and would say, except for Chicago, IL Aquarium uShaka was thoroughly enjoyed.

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