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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 16 July 2012

this place is great - not the best. but great - the dolphin show was great, although it is a water park etc, it has also a good beach, on the coast. + good restaurants. spent the whole day at Ushaka.

Thank AnwerDhalla
Reviewed 12 July 2012

What a great place to spend a day with the family come rain or shine - there is so much to do!! Even Moyo restaurant on the peer is a must do - sea views to die for! The price is a bit steep, but...More

Thank mandsc2015
Reviewed 10 July 2012

I took the entire family to uShaka Marine World in December. Overall, one would say it is a little bit expensive but given the destination and facility, very much worth it. Good weather also helped the day. Obviously crowded for this time of the year...More

Thank Larin A
Reviewed 9 July 2012

From the water slides to the aquarium and the live displays, the shows and the food in the Cargo hold, this is a destination that wont disappoint.

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 July 2012

I went to uShaka two days in a row, marvelous! Just make sure that you know when the shows are, I got there too late to see the dolphin show. I did see the manta rays get fed, what an experience.

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 6 July 2012

great theme park for the kids,the dolphin show,wet and wild was splendid too.

Thank mbalicious
Reviewed 5 July 2012

Well kept theme park and aquarium. Limited halaal facilities

Thank explorer786
Reviewed 4 July 2012

ushaka marine world is a beautiful place in coast of Durban north and very nice place to hangout if someone wants to spend entire week in water sports...Dolphin show needs a special mention there and Oceanwalker ride was awesome and Aquarium is very good and...More

Thank handsomerob_mahe
Reviewed 25 June 2012

We arrived early and enjoyed every moment of it! The dolphins and the seal shows where GREAT! So many species of fish to see and eat...LOL! The wind started blowing and we made our way to our car. What a lovely day!

Thank LadyT165
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Got my handbag stolen from inside the Moyo restuarant. Staff at uShaka utterly useless in assisting!

1  Thank Micromammal
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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!