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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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fun in the sun

Excellent water sports, many varieties. Good fun for the entire family. There is also easy take away for those quick lunch stops

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent water sports, many varieties. Good fun for the entire family. There is also easy take away for those quick lunch stops

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Still enjoyable but there is Nothing new, place has been the same for a while now. Could do with a make-over especially the kids play area in the water park. In peak times offer more tubes and greater control over the queues. Please also create more seating areas, around the water park. It was good to find good Halaal food... More 

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Thank Mr_MJO
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very happy with the dolphin show our only gripe was that we had to buy a combo ticket as it's holiday season so you spend more money for something you can't use if you have a toddler or baby. The rest was on like the aquarium was well kept and nice but not amazing just nice.

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Thank Samantha K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing, fun sun filled day - staff are wonderful and super helpful, rides are awesome, interaction with the animals is tons of fun!! Lovely day out !!

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Thank Nicolebotha
Richards Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

uShaka can get a bit crazy in the silly season, but when you go just before or after school holidays it is the most fun ever! I really enjoy everything, from the restaurants, to the waterpark and the aquarium! I've seen the dolphin show too and I absolutely love it - they really treat them with respect and kindness. This... More 

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Thank Kayla B
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my experience at ushaka marine world was exciting and adventerous. from water rides to the oceanarium . numerous restaurants to tease your taste buds and not forgetting the shark cage and ocean floor walking. if you an adventure seeker or simply love to relax gazing at the ocean then this is the place to be.

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most special experience, took my mum out for the day (she uses a walker to help her walk) and Ushaka had wheelchairs for hire for only R30.00 for the day. I thought that this is an amazing offer and it made the day more special as mum was taken all over the beautiful establishment. Clean , beautiful settings, many... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely experience! I'm so glad we did. Obviously it's a popular attraction, but the crowd moved through efficiently. Such friendly helpful staff. Those aquariums are incredible - too many species for me to remember. It's child friendly, as each display has a cleverly placed barrel or log for short ones to step onto for a better view. I'm... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is great for a family outing , very informative -there are guides that involve and educate the kids . There is lots to see , it's well maintained and an exciting outing for enquiring minds .

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Thank Shireen D
Harare
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good action packed show for both the seals and dolphins. The aquarium is nicely laid out but brought down by allowing people to swim in the tanks.

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