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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 January 2013

Great day for the family. Probably best avoided on peak days due to crowding. Not comparable to giant marine and water parks such as Sea World and Six Flags in the USA, but still a fun experience for the family.

Thank AllanPMilne
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Many things to do, lots of eateries and shops a good day out for the family. The aquarium is the highlight with a huge variety of fish from huge great white sharks to tiny seahorses. Well worth a visit. Lunch or dinner at the Cargo...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Great place. Safe and fun with the kids. In park food, drinks, and other amnities could be made more affordable and accesible.

Thank MuazzamR
Reviewed 2 January 2013

We paid one ticket for wet and wild and seaworld all in one. Spend time playing in the water with the slides and in the "Duzi" river and when you need a break, take a walk through the aquarium or watch a dolphin show.

Thank Jacobus V
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Your visit to Durban will not be complete without visiting the memorable Ushaka Marrine. You will be entertained by dancing dolphins and penguins. You can choose to go kayaking in the artificial canals or simply lazing around on the beach enjoying the strong sea waves...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 31 December 2012 via mobile

The water park is awesome fun for the whole family and the aquarium is amazing. The dinger price pass is also great value. An awesome day out with the family.

Thank LukaszZ
Reviewed 31 December 2012

The place is well located and has lot of amenities for kids as well as adults, they must have one fee for the whole place, not pay in each and every entrance

Thank Thandi D
Reviewed 30 December 2012

I've been to aquariums all over the world and uShaka is very unique. It is best aquarium I have ever seen for young children. There are platforms near each tank that small children can climb up on. The whole aquarium is themed as a sunken...More

Thank Brussel_Sprout81
Reviewed 28 December 2012

uShaka has lots to offer for all sorts. The aquarium is certainly impressive with many interesting species to see and dolphin show and shark feeding experience was great. The water park offers something to everyone with the wide variety of water slides and pools. Its...More

Thank Ebzzz
Reviewed 27 December 2012

I have been to aquariums all over the world but ushaka marine world ranks amongst the best. The layout, design and variety of marine life, and the slides etc are enough to keep u entertained the entire day. A must visit when in durban.And dont...More

Thank es786
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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!