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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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Hi, we had a great time there and we were able to see the shark feed and dolphin show. The restaurants are nearby which makes things easier for guests. Thanks

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 February 2017
Lorraine M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Hi, we had a great time there and we were able to see the shark feed and dolphin show. The restaurants are nearby which makes things easier for guests. Thanks

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Boxborough, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

UShaka is a subsidiary of SeaWorld. Dolphin show was nice, but wonder about how they are treated. Ushaka does rehabilitate injured sea creatures and reptiles (including black mamba that exterminators capture at local Durban residences). ONE MAJOR complaint is to get to it, you must walk an exceptionally long and annoying distance through a mall of shops. One MEDIUM complaint... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent.Staff friendly and ever willing to assist.Food brought on time .food ordered was fresh and Divine

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Graskop, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

You can do shark dive which is good to experience not necessary twice but Snorkeling was amazing, will definitely do that again. Dolphin Show was very educational. I would love to come back to swim with dolphin, to do that you will need a reservation. Ushaka itself is great spot and place to be and water park make you come... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Magical walk through this underwater world. Amazing sights of life in the ocean. I would recommend that everyone go at least once. I will certainly go back again

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The rides were all available and we were able to enjoy the whole experience. The food was good and reasonable priced. Plenty of places to get cooldrinks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a beautiful and a must go place for visitors. Wonderful surroundings and activities for families. Try wet n'wild and go for the restaurant to eat beside sharks.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited uShaka on 4 February 2017, our experience was great. The shops is well packed, with great prized things. the walk though was clean and we had good entertainment there. Although it was a Saturday and the place was packed, we had a great time, no long qeues fr food and ice cream.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Don't miss out on uShaka Marine world! The water park is loads of fun, the rides feature everything from floating down a lazy river to an adrenaline inducing high slide! The aquarium side is an absolute wonder! It is built into the hull of an old ship and is just incredible! The wide selection of marine life you are able... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have had nothing but wonderful experiances at the Marine World. both in the water park and the aquarium... I highly recommend a visit to this wonderful attraction

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