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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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Slips, slides and sun

Great fun for the entire family. Slides, dolphins shows, deep water diving, snorkeling, pools, restaurants, shops,boats, beach. There is not area that isn't filled with fun, also... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Divine R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great fun for the entire family. Slides, dolphins shows, deep water diving, snorkeling, pools, restaurants, shops,boats, beach. There is not area that isn't filled with fun, also recall having the best donuts of my life here. My uncle has a beach house close by so we used to visit often when I was young, I've always thought it was just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My GF and I went there on our holiday and had an awesome experience. Lots of first time experiences for the both of us, like snorkeling, shark tank diving, diving with the rays & water slides. Spent an entire day there and still felt like we fell short on time and wanted to stay for longer. Highly recommend it to... More 

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Thank Vikram G
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved it here great aquarium, the live shows were brilliant and informative, with a big conservation message. there are animal encounters,, lots to do with the kids if you add the water park bit to your ticket as well you may need 2 days just to fit it all in.

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Thank Neil M
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit if traveling to Durban, South Africa! Shows are great. Plenty of food vendors and activities for the whole family.

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Thank Chenoajane
Durban, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I tried to arrange for my son's 12th birthday at wet&wild. I started the discussions on the 23rd of Nov with a booking cordinator- as his birthday was on the 7th Dec- last day of school. After talking to the booking agent telephonically I received an emailed booking form. The requirements were stringent- 10 children up to the age of... More 

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MissyScales, Manager at uShaka Marine World, responded to this review

Dear Anasuyah Thank you so much for contacting us and relaying your experience when arranging your son’s birthday party. We are concerned to hear about your frustrations and will relay these to those in the department that handles parties and the organisation thereof at Wet ‘n Wild. Thank you. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited ushaka with my boyfriend and decided to go with the combo packages. We spent a whole day there doing snorkeling, shark cage, ocean walker, water park and aquarium. What an experience! We even got a peek at the behind the scenes operation of the aquarium and was astounded and the intrinsical network to make the sea creatures at home.... More 

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Hartenbos, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best ever experience swimming with the dolphins - staff was amazing and they helped me alot i would deff return there again

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Thank Nadia B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the water world and the aquarium at uShaka marine world. The kids had hours of fun on the slides and the beach was a short walk away after we left the venue.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is so much to see and do at uShaka marine world. We were privileged to dive with the rays in one of the tanks as well as visit the marine world. The tanks are large and the staff clearly care about their charges. The rays were in abundance and were very curious about us. As well as wonderful marine... More 

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Thank Amanda C
Stilfontein, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Visited u Shaka recently and payed for double tickets entry into the marine world and water park so i received a discount. We Loved the aquarium, beautiful setup, lots to see. we also went to the dolphin show which was great and attended a talk on the penguins, very informative. Then off to the water park for a fun filled... More 

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