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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” (136 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 11 July 2017

Ushaka Marine world opens a view of the wonders of marine life in the ocean. It has a variety of underworld creatures and it is amazing. Besides the dolphin show, and the miniature ecosystems in the ocean, it offers a variety of fun filled adventures....More

Thank ameeta61
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A safe great place for your family to relax and enjoy the down side is that you cannot take your own food and drinks in but their are many places in and around the facility from which caters for everyone.

Thank bernard0luis
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I have reviewed this incredible Marine world that is right on my doorstep but it needs another mention. For any visitor to Durban this stop is a MUST. You will be blown away by the diversity of creatures that live in the Sea and here...More

Thank keithblond
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It was an amazing experience. Even though the weather was bad we still enjoyed it. Great place to visit.

Thank Albert D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Where else can you swim in safety with such warm waters even in winter, catch a bite to eat at any of the numerous restaurants, go in the water park, visit the world class aquarium and ride a gondola. Ushaka Marine World is a treat...More

Thank Solomon E
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The aquarium is well stocked with a variety of sea animals. Saw people walking under water - very interesting. Saw feeding very interesting and children enjoyed this very much. Very nice venue to visit. Variety of good restaurants and curio shops.

Thank Theuns Bertus v
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We were there three times during our stay in Durban. I highly recommend it. However, please don't be fooled about the "scratch card winnings". They tell you to scratch, you then "win" something, but they don't show you until you listen to over an hour...More

Thank Jarrod M
MissyScales, Manager at uShaka Marine World, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Good day, Hope my mail finds you well. Thank you for taking your time in giving us feedback as this is the best way for us to improve. I sincerely apologise for your experience at uShaka Marine World. This is certainly not the way in...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We have year cards and come to Ushaka Marine world and Wet n Wild every year from Cape Town. The kids love the slides and always put their wetsuits on do they do not mind the cold days either. The only problem is the loud...More

Thank aleth2014
MissyScales, Manager at uShaka Marine World, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Good day, Hope this finds you well. Thank you for taking your time in giving us feedback as this is the best way for us to improve. I sincerely apologise for your experience at uShaka Marine World. Moving forward the Entertainment Team will ensure that...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time with kids. Dolphin show, aquariam. Chimp zip line and obstacle course is lots of fun, especially for kids. Great to see them increase in confidence as they go along the course.

Thank swaziboy
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Really nice to visit, especially for the younger kids. But also adults can enjoy the animalshows. The dolphinshow was my favorite and if you meet the dolphin closer, come to the show before it starts and dance as much as you can when they tell...More

Thank Fabian G
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14 October 2016|
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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!