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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” (551 reviews)
“water park” (235 reviews)
“water world” (75 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 19 July 2013

Best : Shark GlassCage adventure : safe but terrifying Best : Snorkelling pool . Must must do !!!! Would like to have : Take away prawn dishes - only available in restaurants

Thank Must-see-the-world1
Reviewed 18 July 2013

This is a very worth while attraction to visit if you are in Durban. Dolphins, of course, are impressive and I found myself instantly connecting with the friendly animals. The aquarium, scened as an abandoned ship has a number of very interesting species, but the...More

Thank NGarcia65
Reviewed 15 July 2013

We enjoyed uShaka a lot. The dolphin- and seal shows was really entertaining for the kids. There is a lot to do and see. People working at the aquarium was friendly and helpful. Diving in the shark tanks was really nice except the goggles leak...More

Thank 561Heleen
Reviewed 13 July 2013

This is a large beach complex with a small shopping area, lots of places to eat and a very good aquarium. The place is clean, beautiful and, in my opinion, the best place to spend a day in Durban.

Thank Marcelo S
Reviewed 10 July 2013

The aquarium is wonderful. For families, a day out at the water park with slides and rides is great fun! The beach area (no cost for entry) is one of the better places in Durban.

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 9 July 2013

A definite must see for young and old alike! Dolphin show is amazing! Staff so helpful and friendly! Makes for a lovely family day out!

Thank Collete L
Reviewed 8 July 2013

My 4 and 6 year old loved the the dolphin show. The water slides and boats were also a big hit. Even I enjoyed playing in the water with the kids.

Thank Dineo_m
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

Wonderful place the display tanks sure awesome ,and with really big viewing windows makes you feel like you are in the water with the sharks ,there us also a very nice restaurant on site

Thank highwaymanIreland
Reviewed 5 July 2013

'Meet a dolphin' was expensive (700R) and very short (only a few minutes), I expected more. Although they said it would be no swimming with the dolphins, it really was very very short and not so special. The (free) dolphin show is nice to watch...More

Thank EstherHummel
Reviewed 4 July 2013

Gotta love the shipwreck theme at the aquarium, which is loads of fun and informative for adults and kids alike. The sea show and dolphin show are highlights of the aquarium, not forgetting the penguins. There is a variety of food outlets, both for a...More

Thank Kashmiri B
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Nomsa M
8 February 2018|
Response from natashacD3281NO | Reviewed this property |
Adult - R145 Children - R110 Combo - R165 Wet 'n Wild Adult - R140 Children - R110 Combo - R140
Mark Ryan G
17 December 2017|
Response from ngubanemyself | Reviewed this property |
You can spend an entire day if you like, at Wet & Wild, doing slides, swimming pool, lazy river floating, sprinkling, bar facility, and go to Aquarium to see all kinds of sea animals, and go to Dangerous Creatures to see... More
Mark Ryan G
17 December 2017|
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Response from kameshinit | Reviewed this property |
Hi There are no banks inside to exchange foreign currency There are just atms