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There’s nothing like the ocean to give you a fresh dose of perspective. Whether you’re an extreme adventurer, a beginner surfer or a passionate eco-tourist, the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal coastline has something special for you. Durban’s famous Ocean...more
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Dr Langalibalele Dube Street | At Ushaka Marine World, Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Warm welcome at Ocean Ventures near Ushaka entrance. Bongani gives great surf lessons. He good with young and old. Numerous options available for once off to regulars.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lauren_LW
Reviewed 27 August 2017

After being left disappointed that our whale watching and shark diving trips had been cancelled due to high winds I was ecstatic that Billy at Ocean Ventures said that he could still accommodate me for a beginner's surfing lesson. The shop was really easy to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank _NR-and-MJ-2017_
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! From never touching a surf board before, through instruction, help and tips, to the spectacular experience of riding a wave! I could never have done it without the help of our awesome instructor and perfect kit provided by Ocean Ventures. Absolutely loved it -...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lillibet-Vera R
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Great assistance from Ocean Ventures team when teaching a group or individual surf lessons. Thanks to Bongani, Billy, Tyler and Lucy for accommodating such a large group.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Lauren_LW
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Went to rent a kayak and the staff were so helpful and friendly! The ocean is really rough on most days for a kayak so I would only recommend to experienced kayakers, as there are swimmers in the way often and a big wave that...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Abbey C
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

This great store located at the mouth of Ushaka Marine World in Durban offers a plethora of activities and enjoyment generally overlooked in the sea. I would strongly suggest the following : 1. A guided sea kayak, we had Bongani take us through the hour...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank durbanmountainbiker
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Billy and team were helpful, welcoming and accommodating of us changing around Had a great fun boat trip out, didn't see any dolphins or whales but trip before us saw 2 dolphin pods. Boat was a blast and we'd be back like a shot -...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Hilton66
Reviewed 30 January 2015

We did a "Dolphin Tour". It wasn't worth it at all, since we didn't see anything. I know there is no guarantee to see dolphins, but at least they should try to find them. All they did was looking at the beach and telling us...More

Date of experience: December 2014
4  Thank MarcSprehe
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Went to Ocean Ventures for Surfing lessons,Fantastic coach and really loved it.Variety of water sports to choose from

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Yahya O
Reviewed 6 September 2013

We had several great surfing lessons. The couple who run ocean ventures are lovely and both the instructors were very patient with our limited surfing experience. Very flexible and accommodated all our needs. Would definitely recommend for anyone looking for a fun surfing/bodyboarding experience

Date of experience: September 2013
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