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uShaka Sea World Aquarium

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Address: Marine Terminal Street | 1 King Shaka Avenue, 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

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Taj Mahal

It is absolutely amazing and breathtaking.It's a must see for anyone traveling to Agra.I was taken aback of its wonder.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is absolutely amazing and breathtaking.It's a must see for anyone traveling to Agra.I was taken aback of its wonder.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took us all of 15 minutes to walk through and seriously unimpressed with almost being 'forced' to take a photo upon entrance not to mention the 'luxury' photo holder they try to sell you which is a serious joke

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Thank Thea M
Durban
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Spend the day with our Grandson at the Ushaka Sea world. He enjoys watching the different species of fish and was amazed at the Dolphin and seal show. Common themes in terms of preserving the ocean and it's beautiful creatures. We went on a Monday and benefitted from the entry fee discount.Worth it.

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Thank Sewpersads
Coventry, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to spend the day. The aquarium is in an old ship and looks like you are under the sea looking out at the ocean. A wonderful display of sea creatures and massive tank with sharks and giant fish. Fantastic. There is a seal and dolphin show (which I don't like much) but conservation is the message so... More 

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Thank Bertiebeak
San Diego, California
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited this Aquarium one afternoon and were treated to a wealth of information around every corner in the form of knowledgeable docents who were more than happy to go deeply into the subject matter. Although the park is also a water park we were there to see the wonderful aquarium which is very well designed both... More 

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Thank RichardC_49
Maseru, Lesotho
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was very informative. I loved the different creatures of the sea and how they live and survive. The place should not charge expensively for the pictures after the trip.

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Thank moeketsisefali
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an absolute highlight. The aquarium has the most exotic and beautiful fish species. The facility is really beautiful and the viewing is easy and you get to see a lot of fish.

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Thank Andre V
Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have always loved uShaka, however would bare the negatives as the positives far outweighed the negative. own food or drink is not allowed so at the mercy of the vendors in the park. then, food was really bad and exceptionally expensive. Queuing for an hour or more for cold drinks or food (hot dogs)....crazy! Now, there is no queuing... More 

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Thank Clive M
Durban, South Africa
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lots to see and learn for adults and children. snorkeling shark diving swimming with dolphins and much more

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Thank 88fatimab
Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent venue for all ages. So interesting to be close to sharks but feel safe. Huge variety of fish of all sizes and colours. The aquarium can be visited regularly. It is always fascinating.

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