Golden Mile

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Alec L
12 contributions
Feb 2022
Recently spent a short time (intended to stay longer but not much to do/see) on the Golden Mile.
Beach looks nice and not over-populated.
HOWEVER we were advised by a number of shop-keepers not to wander into the back streets off the Golden Mile as it was unsafe to do so.
This was mid-afternoon!!!!

Didn't see much in the way of restaurants etc so would check carefully before booking accommodation here. There are better places in Durban.
Written 7 March 2022
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UlrichS
Klerksdorp, South Africa11 contributions
Feb 2022 • Couples
The beach itself is still one of the best swimming beaches in the world but the rest SIES DURBAN SHAME ON YOU the walk ways ,the pools ,the public facilities ,the entertainment used to all be first class but because of the lack of maintenance and care its become a run down nothing works cesspool. This is evident by the people hanging around there.the majority. there does not contribute to anything except use and damage and throw waste around. Everything has fallen into a state of disrepair. The buildings even well known hotel chains are looking sad and used like an old hotel room....shame shame shame on you durban town council...i will not bring any tourists back to the grotto mile...this could be as it was a great attraction. SIES MAN DURBAN TOWN COUNCIL YOU ARE DISGUSTING
Written 27 February 2022
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119shamin
Pretoria, South Africa207 contributions
Nov 2021
Its so peaceful here, if you need to take morning run. Offer bike rental, and fun activities like mini town & paddle carts. Lots of food stalls.
Written 19 December 2021
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mtswenyana
3 contributions
Dec 2020 • Family
Accommodation was extremely clean.. Staff was friendly. Breakfast was also very nice. Sheets and towels were chanded daily
Written 16 December 2020
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GDay1044
Durban, South Africa1 095 contributions
Aug 2020
This is a great place for an extended walk by the sea – the safest stretch is between the Sun Coast Casino complex towards the Ushaka Marine World with a wide walkway so social distancing is easy there are a number of coffee shops and restaurants to stop and regain your breath as it is quite a long walk if you do the full stretch – the surfers are back as are the sunseekers and I happy to say this is area is getting back to normal – sorry I meant to say the new normal.
Written 24 September 2020
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Joseph
Kloof, South Africa73 contributions
Dec 2019
Enough secure friendly parking. Places are cleaned up regular. Policing visible. Nice to walk/bicycle along.
Written 6 March 2020
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Traveler-UK2000
London, UK1 108 contributions
Feb 2020 • Friends
Lovely walking area across the 7km stretch of the Indian Ocean,you can spend most of your mornings and evenings here.
Written 27 February 2020
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andresQ5858RR
8 contributions
Feb 2020
It was a brilliant idea to create this spacious area for people of all cultures and different walks of life to walk, cyle, jog and mingle. Good excersize and socially good for all. The ony problem that I do have is that there are certain areas where the is a very heavy stench of urine and excretement as well as huge amounts of litter including alcohol bottles in certain areas. This is especially noticeable in front of the Addington hospital. I noticed that during December the smell and litter disappeared and it was great to be able to walk or cycle along the whole area. Now that the season is over, its back to this nauseating smell and litter. Is it not possible to prevent this on a continuous basis. Not only is it unacceptable for our locals, we also have tourists visiting and spending money here and this does not assist in encouraging people ot visit our beautiful beaches.
Written 20 February 2020
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Vernon V
Alberton, South Africa254 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
It is possible to easily walk from Suncoast Casino, past Durban Main beaches, past Ushaka Marine World onto North Beach walk, right up to the Harbour entrance. (Saw a cruise ship entering harbour) Very clean walk. Security Guards visible along along. Many restuarants and bars along the way.
Written 9 February 2020
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Karen Moodley
Pinetown, South Africa17 contributions
Feb 2020
The most beautiful breathtaking coast Durbanites can be Proud of.
The view as one strolls down the Golden Mile is breathtaking.
The joys of being one with the Ocean. Either you walk on the Beach or take a romantic stroll with a Loved One on the promenade - its a joy. Plenty of eatery along the way catering for every palette. A place to get the kids off the Couch and spend some over due family time. Swim, surf , walk, go fishing, just sit on the beach - there is something for everyone to do.
New promenade is your go to place for 2020.
Written 7 February 2020
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