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uShaka Marine World

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Address: 1 Bell Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
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+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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Best Family Entertainment Venue in Durban Beachfront

If you want an allrounder family experience then this is the place to be at. Good food , great shows and loads on entertainment will keep you on your toes from dusk to dawn!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
lavashnig
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Midrand, South Africa
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Midrand, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want an allrounder family experience then this is the place to be at. Good food , great shows and loads on entertainment will keep you on your toes from dusk to dawn!

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ushaka marine world was fun galore, the kids had everything hey needed, the adults also had lots of fun, it brought back our youth lol.

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Thank baumgart126za
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight for us is the Dolphin show and the amazing scenery. We are staying across the road from Ushaka and have had an awesome experience. Plenty of amenities around and very well maintained

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Thank Vash R
Durban
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The kids had such an amazing time. My only concern is that the food and beverages are very expensive (bottled water R18 for 500ml compared to R6 in a shop). Also, there are no healthy options either.

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Thank tertiad2015
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dolphin and seal shows were great. The kids section of the park was very nice with lots of fun activities for the young ones from a Lego play shed to a kids spa to all kinds of climbing, jungle gym toys.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wide range of aquatic slides, dolphins show, seal show and much more i would recommend this place to everyone :) ;)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe because it was the festive season but the place is damn expensive to be on the pool and watch 2 seals being played around with. The Acquarium is theee best though. Will visit again for the kids.

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

We appreciate your feedback with regards to your visit to uShaka. Please look out for our February Get a little love promotion where we are offering some fantastic entry deals. We look forward to you visiting us again soon. More 

durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visits to Ushaka are always awesome. Kids always enjoy themselves and are always fascinated with everything they see.

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Manchester, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I went here 12 and 9 years ago..and so..to return here was a bit of a challenge as we had already seen the poor state of the waterfront...however....it was equally as good...if not even better than before... You should really go and see this place..mot's excellent...

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The penguin (0930am), seal (1030am) and dolphin (1130am) shows were great - as was the Rocky Reef feeding. Sea World - the walk through aquarium - is spectacular! Wet 'n Wild is great fun (note closed Mondays and Tuesdays). The only draw back is the entry fees and cost of refreshments is not affordable for all locals. Definitely worth visiting... More 

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