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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” (514 reviews)
“water park” (218 reviews)
“whole family” (135 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 13 June 2017

We enjoyed our time here - make sure you have a meal at the CargoHold restaurant, it was a highlight!

Thank Julia F
Reviewed 11 June 2017

When you will go to uShaka Marine World, please take enough time. So there are different options, like just the aquarium (Sea World), the pools & slides (Wet ´n Wild) or Zip Lining. It is also possible to book many other experiences like shark tube...More

Thank Breena06
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The water activities are great for kids and can also keep adults entertained. The experience of the restaurant in a ship is a great. Good shops and curios around.

Thank Jenith V
Reviewed 8 June 2017

the dolphin display is wonderful, kids love it as well as adults ,we went back a second time it was still as good

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We went to Marine World for the dolphin show and it did not disappoint. The show lasts about 30 minutes. I would recommend to to go 15 - 20 minutes before the show starts to get good seating as it does get busy.

Thank arpegiator
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We went to go relax and enjoy the beach front. Had an awesome carbo loading lunch at Panarottis. Great staff, top notch food. Meandered around the shops and were well impressed. Coffee on the pier at Moyo was beautiful, watching the ships come into the...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Ushaka Marine world is a good place to be. The restaurants, the activities, picnic and the number of reputable restaurants to see. It is beautiful. Personally I love Moyo. It was the second time I went to Ushaka Marine world in March 2017, the first...More

Thank Violet M
MissyScales, Manager at uShaka Marine World, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Dear guest, We are pleased to welcome you back to uShaka and to report that a great deal has changed over the past seven years. We not only invest in keeping the highly popular attractions such as Seaworld and Wet ‘n Wild ship shape so...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

I’m not a big fan of theme parks. The marine world wasn’t extraordinary. Nothing new was there, the retail shops, travel agents trying to sell tour packages, franchised restaurants etc. You go to whatever theme park, everywhere the experience will be same. Annoying part is...More

Thank car0linamary
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Ushaka needs new restaurants. New rides. New vendors. New restaurant on the pier as moyo has nothing to offer but overpriced entres and drinks and the view

Thank TalithaAppadu
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Great place to learn about our oceans, view marine life, take in a dolphin show and have fun on the lazy river or the slides! We had a great time!

Thank Roweena N
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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!