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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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Nice day with friends

myself and a few friends have been a good few times and we always have fun. staff are very positive and always chatty, which clearly means they are happy... happy staff = happy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 March 2012
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Durban
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2012

myself and a few friends have been a good few times and we always have fun. staff are very positive and always chatty, which clearly means they are happy... happy staff = happy customers

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2012

Great selection of waterslides, especially the toddler and younger children waterslides. Great car buggies for toddlers to hire for really cheap for the day. Acts as a trolley for piling towels and bags into aswell. We went in July (SA winter time) and temps were still in the high 20's. Ques were short or non existent, so kids could ride... More 

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2012

If you like marine life or water fun or shopping or dining, then this is well worth the visit.

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South AFrica
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

Everytime I visit I find something new to discover.

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Paris
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

Take the family and make a day of it! Plenty of places to eat, and hang out. The aquarium was nice, with some added attractions like reptile section! Favorite part was the dolphin and seal shows. remember to keep an eye out on the show times.

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Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

Didn't think I would find something like this in SA.... Been quite disappointed lately with what you find on offer. My experience was wonderful and kids were awe-struck !!! Just a pity about the price - I'm sure the place would always be packed, if it wasn't so expensive for a family to visit...

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Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

Great fun, just beware of the long lines in holiday season. Kids loved the slides, aquariums, dolphins & seal shows. Was a good day for the whole family.

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Durban, South Africa
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2012

My kids love this park and could live there if they could, sea world amazing and the dolphin show a must, also water world what a treat, be prepared to spend most of the day there.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2012

An amazing afternooon out with the kids. Very fun, and entertaining. Loved it!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2012

The above sentence sums it up really. Wonderful atmosphere, lots of learning opportunities and great fun for the whole family.

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