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uShaka Marine World

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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” (530 reviews)
“water park” (222 reviews)
“water world” (74 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 Bell Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 328 8000
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Reviewed 14 April 2013

The jewel of the revamped Bluff area of the Durban beachfront, uShaka offers a great combination of fun, entertainment and education. Besides the fascinating aquarium housed in and around the wreck of an old ship, activities include shows with seals, dolphins and penguins, shark cage...More

Thank Valerie G
Reviewed 11 April 2013

We enjoyed the variety shops and restaurants, as well as the waterpark. The dolphin, seal and penguin shows are a must as well as the aquarium. For those brave enough, a shark dive is at hand. We were dissappointed with the No-Smoke Policy of the...More

Thank Obeliz
Reviewed 11 April 2013

uShaka Marine World is a bit of a tourist trap but is still filled with lots of fun things to do and well worth a visit - a water park, aquarium (including dolphin show), surfing, diving, various restaurants including the Cargo Hold (where you can...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We really enjoyed everything that day, from the dolphins to seeing the various fish underwater, to the great meal we had later. An excellent way to spend a windy day, or if you have overseas visitors

Thank Catherine040
Reviewed 8 April 2013

In the last two years we have been to water parks in Florida and bulgaria and we feel in comparison uShaka is middle of the road. The general feel of the site is that it requires some modernisation but at 165 rand entrance per adult...More

Thank jimbarrettsmith
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Wow! My kids really had a wonderful day! It's like the sea world of South Africa. They loved the restaurant where they saw sharks etc swim by while having lunch!

1  Thank MissHema
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Do yourself a favour and go to uShaka Marine World! It gives you the opportunity to view sea life in a way you never imagined possible. See the tiniest jelly fish up close! There is an array of restaurants, shops and there's even a pharmacy!...More

Thank CandsAden
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Why Create a "Theme Park"..? When there is NO Parking huh...waiting in the traffic for over an hour and then you told that the Parking Areas are Full!!...thats Bull...you dont except visitors to leave their houses at 4am just to get parking...Provide!

5  Thank sky2kv
Reviewed 30 March 2013

The waterpark is awesome with rides for all ages and stages. We chose to go out of season so hardly had to queue which made the day stress free. Convenient lockers for storage. Cant wait to go again!

Thank happycamper789
Reviewed 27 March 2013

Went to the Dolphin Show walked around and went to Seal Show and did enjoy the aquarium and looking at the sharks etc so close but staff not very helpful or friendly and Seal Show really only for children

Thank Jennifer A
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29 August 2017|
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Response from uShakaMarineWorld | Property representative |
Hello Skuce :) Unfortunately we do not allow food and drink into the park (Wet 'n Wild and Sea World), although baby food is permitted and on another note you are able to take food from Village Walk outlets into Kids World... More
14 October 2016|
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Response from uShakaMarineWorld | 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.