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About Durban, South Africa

Durban is a natural paradise known for its gorgeous coastline of sun-kissed beaches and subtropical climate, situated on the eastern seaboard of Africa. The City is built around one of the busiest ports in Africa and our people are our pride. The city focuses on providing visitors with a unique set of experiences that go beyond the beach and into the realm of Durban’s diverse culture, urban lifestyle and scenic diversity. The City of Durban is an elegant, mature and ambitious city. It is a trendsetter in offering great lifestyle, speckled with adventure activities, blessed with natural beauty and is an astonishingly liveable city. Whether you here as a business delegate or a leisure traveler there is a warm African flavor that will capture your heart forever. READ MORE

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Events/News
  • Three young chefs from the Durban International Convention Centre, all of whom are part of the Durban ICC’s Graduate Programme, are the set to compete in the regional Jeunes Chef Rôtisseurs (Young Chefs) Competition on the 9th April 2014. more...
  • Beachwood Country Club, Friday 5th September 2014 more...
  • 16th Annual Jomba! Comtemporary Dance Experience. 27 Aug - 7 Sept - Sneddon Theatre, 4 Sept - artSpace (Durban)more...
  • Durban Day, Get your tickets now! Nine of SA's hottest artists are set to rock Durban Day on September 7.more...
  • This exhilarating tournament is set to kick off with the first test at the Durban Shongweni Club on 7 September 2014 and the second test at the spacious Waterfall Polo Estate, Johannesburg on 14 September 2014.more...
  • International Karate Organization Kyokushin Kaikan – I.K.O. Matsushima Group are proud to be hosting the 4th Kyokushin Karate World Championship on the 6th & 7th September 2014more...
  • Midrand – The South African team to compete for victory against the USA national polo team in the BMW International Polo Series in September has been announced.more...
  • One-way flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town or Durban or vice versa • 2 Days Avis car rental • 2 Nights accommodation • 1 Night onboard the Blue Train from Cape Town or Durban to Pretoria or vice versa • Prices are per person sharingmore...
  • South Africans love competition and this has been borne out by the demand for entries into this year’s edition of TriRock Durban, to be held on the 5th Octobermore...
  • South Africa’s premier consumer food, wine and lifestyle event presents a colourful fusion of celebrity chefs, artisan food, home-grown produce an array of South African Wines and Spirits. 24 – 26 October 2014more...
  • Big Concerts are pleased to announce that John Legend will be coming to Durban for one night only with his highly anticipated All Of Me Tour on Friday 21st November 2014 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. more...
  • A glamorous, red carpet event where South African and International Gospel Music Artist and other stakeholders, are recognized and crowned for the great works and their contributions towards the Gospel Music Industry. 23 November 2014more...
  • Five themed arenas, thousands of bustling fans, amped world-class musicians, elaborate stage settings, and a fusion of music and heritage, projecting the multi-cultural experiences of the world. 6 & 7 December 2014more...
  • Our trains run from Kloof to Inchanga return on the last Sunday of the month. Till 28 Decembermore...
  • Umgababa New Year’s Picnic is an annual event hosted at Umgababa Beach on the 1st of January till the early hours of the next day; this has become the most attended event for the past 7 years. more...
Experience Durban
  • Just beyond the bustling city of Durban lies the cool, tranquil Valley of 1000 Hills. The valley is a scenic 30-minute drive inland from the city and the Indian Ocean.
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    Next to the uMngeni River estuary lies the “Green Hub” which is the centre of the Durban Green Corridor initiative. Green Hub is an environmental friendly building.
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    Take a trip on the SkyCar or make the 550-step adventure walk to the top of the arch and enjoy panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and Durban.
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    The Inanda Heritage Route takes in some of the most important, albeit little-known, historical sites of Durban. Winding its way through the Inanda Valley.
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    This magnificent stretch of coast extends from Athlone Park in the north to Clansthal in the south, and boasts 40 kilometres of golden beaches
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    Visitors from around the world flock to the holiday resort village of Umhlanga to relax and have fun on one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.
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    Aliwal Shoal, just off the coast of Umkomaas, has a spectacular marine ecosystem. It is Rated among the top five warm water diving spots in the world.
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    The world class uShaka Marine World, situated in Durban, South Africa, Sea World, Wet ‘n Wild, and uShaka Beach, to the night time festivities of the Village Walk.
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    Wilson’s Wharf, situated on Durban’s Victoria embankment between the Yacht Mole and the Sugar Terminal, is the City’s trendiest fusion of fun, food and crafts
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