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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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Amazing Water Fun

Ushaka is a well-oiled machine with amazing facilities to manage massive amounts of people having an amazing time. It's a place for families with wonderful entertainment and water... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Govender F
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see the aquarium but had to buy combo ticket for water park. Have 4 month old daughter so we were not going to water park. Still great aquarium and great staff. Will be back to do the water park when kids old enough. The usual inflated prices inside for food etc.

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Thank Guy M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ushaka is a well-oiled machine with amazing facilities to manage massive amounts of people having an amazing time. It's a place for families with wonderful entertainment and water activities. We felt that, to fully maximize the water park, a full day was needed. A half day was needed to enjoy the aquarium and the various shows ( dolphin, seal and... More 

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1 Thank Govender F
Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice place to relax and forget about reality for a while. Loads of fun and good people. We had a time of our lives and cannot wait to come back in future. Keep up the good work Durban...Zulu Land rocks!

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Thank dikgabisos
Johannesburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff is excellent and productive The experience was super great and its like I was in Desney land The water was clean The people were friendly and welcoming I enjoyed everything about the uShaka Marine tour The sharks in the glass and tubes in the water The children were happy and I cant wait to go back I LOVE... More 

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Thank bonganil2017
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit to Shaka Marine world was an unforgetable experience for us. We were really amazed to see the different types of marine life at the aquarium. Some species one would not get a chance to see otherwise. The set up of the different aquariums in the old ship wreck, was itself breath taking. The gate and ticketing office was... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Place was very Festive, lots of holidaymakers, live music band and dancers, shops had good deals with hats, souvenirs. Definitely a Feast for the eyes and senses! Parking was only R20 for the whole day.

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Thank Arlene D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit with friends. We couldn't get a package that didn't include the wet and wild activity, we weren't prepared so we had to buy the combo 1 that included the price for wet n wild even if we didn't go for this activity. Dolphin and seal show were superb the animations were lively and the show was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great days activities all round with plenty of restaurants and shops to get you ready for some swimming in the ocean with great white sands to add to the view Ideal for the whole family

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My little one's had a lot of fun dolphines and seals. It was also very educational. It is good for family outing.

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Thank Christopher M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

UShaka Marine World is a great place to take your family to. There's a lot of shops around, you can buy lots of souvenirs...You can take a walk along the beach while there, I love it

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