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uShaka Marine World

#1 of 120 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” (507 reviews)
“water park” (217 reviews)
“whole family” (133 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 May 2017

Very nice entertainment place for the whole family. You could spend the whole day there. Swimming areas, rides, ancient ship with all historic areas, restaurants, Dolphin entertainment etc. There is everything for everyone, young and old.

Thank brightnessm
Reviewed 18 May 2017

uShaka is very nice to visit and buy souvenirs. It is safe, with many guards throughout. It is visited by many tourists and locals alike and is set on the Indian Ocean. I have never been to any of the shows, but just enjoy walking...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

that was very pretty and enjoy myself to sea what dolpins can do. I prefer that to a must see. the music that goes with it is so calming for you and for the dolphins.

Thank tripadRandburg
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

A magical transformation of an old ship wreck into a marine underwater world that you will talk about long after you have left. Dolphin shows and seals greet you and a host of marine creatures welcome you to an underwater wonder world. A must see...More

Thank Grant K
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a great place to go for a family outing when you are in Durban. It has a great aquarium designed in a real ship that sank in the Durban shore. The water park is great when the weather plays along. and they have...More

Thank Mollas2017
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Great show, lots going on and will appeal to every age group. Staff are helpful and you will be able to find some good meals in the venue. Wear sunblock!

Thank natashabT3064VJ
Reviewed 13 May 2017

it is nice place for family outing with water ride and other adventure ride. we had done shark cage & zip line .

Thank sanjay1971
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We visited uShaka earlier this year on a poor weather day in Durban. The aquarium design within an old ship wreck is fun for kids and adults, and the variety of life is awesome! The dolphin show was amazing as ever, this represents a value...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

best place to be every game and water game was super cool..aquarium was good too..the daulphin and seal show was great too..

Thank joubert80
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I had an awesome time. I was alone, and my first time in Durban. I loved it. The dolphin presentation was entertaining, kudos to the Ushaka sea world team. I will come back again definitely.

Thank Kaiser F
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Hi, We are interested in visiting the water slides and swimming pool side of the park, how many hours do you suggest is needed please? We will travel from shelly beach after diving so wondered if half a day is long enough or if a whole day is needed? Thanks
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!
Are picnics allowed on the beach?
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
I am going to durban and would like to visit ushaka marine in da 4th of June so is it possible to pay on the day or must I book and pay before the date
1 June 2016|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
Pay at the gate - quick and easy!