We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

uShaka Marine World

Features Animals
1 Bell Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 328 8000
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Ushaka Marine World in Durban
More Info
and up
Durban City Sightseeing Tour with Ushaka Marine World
More Info
and up
Moses Mabhida Stadium, uShaka Marine Tour and Botanic Gardens Day Tour from...
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dolphin show” (538 reviews)
“water park” (224 reviews)
“water world” (74 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 Bell Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 328 8000
Write a ReviewReviews (2 649)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

2 131 - 2 140 of 2 404 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2013

The little time we spent there, the highlight was the bunny chow we had at a little resturent there. We also enjoyed our little shopping spree for souvenirs

Thank ROSE M
Reviewed 21 January 2013

Been to many Marine parks and well this local one sure is great. I was taken aback with the details they took to make up the park. So many fish and so much to see, laid out great and is so much fun for kids...More

Thank triplover51
Reviewed 19 January 2013

i dont have much to say exept that this is an excellent destination, great fun, go there early, you can spend a whole day there.

Thank Candichap
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Busy during peak season, fortunately, with the beautiful Durban weather you can enjoy this venue almost all year round. Convenient location and fun for the entire family. Careful of the wedgies on the speed slide...

Thank Bevan M
Reviewed 16 January 2013

Nice theme park - aquarium is a highlight. Gets very crowded over holidays and weekends during which times you think that the water park is too small. Overall good fun for all.

Thank SATraveller031
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We usually shun busy touristy attractions while on vacation, but decided to try Durban's uShaka Marine World based on multiple recommendations. We had great fun, and the value was excellent. For R165 per adult, you get entrance to a large aquarium as well as the...More

Thank nomvula_za
Reviewed 9 January 2013

a very enjoyable experience,that doesnt cost an arm and a leg.Though it is one of those water parks that you only need to visit once.The staff were ok.Cleanliness ok too..Wouldnt reccommend going in school holidays though

Thank Anthony6297
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Over the peak season in December we took out kids to Ushaka Marine World. The ticket price also included entry into the Wet and Wild Park (R 165.00 per person) Kids under 3 are free. This park is packed with super tube ride and swimming...More

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 9 January 2013

I absolutely loved the dolphin show, however it would be better if the dolhpins did a few more tricks to entertain the audience.

Thank mg12034
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Ushaka Marine World is a magnificent place to be just to enjoy an outing with family and friends.. It has different exciting activities that cater for everyone's needs. Good -clean, safe environment -dolphins and sea lion shows -breath taking aquarium -beautiful pools and slides Bad...More

Thank SPolanski
Nearby Restaurants
Afro's Chicken Shop - South Beach
247 reviews
.89 km away
Surf Riders Food Shack
162 reviews
.33 km away
Cargo Hold Restaurant
431 reviews
.18 km away
Ocean Basket
111 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
uShaka Sea World Aquarium
898 reviews
.04 km away
uShaka Wet 'n Wild
287 reviews
.09 km away
The Spice Emporium, Durban
35 reviews
1.60 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
29 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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.