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4/5Very Good!(2 area reviews)
Durban Beachfront is a destination visitors seek out for its beaches, abundant dining options and seaside views. You might want to check out attractions like Durban Beach or Golden Mile while you're exploring the neighbourhood.
Durban Central Business District
3.5/5Good!(3 area reviews)
Travellers come to Durban Central Business District for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Workshop Mall and Durban City Hall while you're in town.
3.5/5Good!(4 area reviews)
This sandy beach on Durban’s stunning Golden Mile is popular for its safe swimming, rolling waves, lively esplanade and cultural events.
3/5(5 area reviews)
Part of Durban’s wonderful Golden Mile, this sandy beach has safe swimming and a surf museum, an amusement park, a waterpark and an aquarium.
3/5(2 area reviews)
While visiting Durban Point, you might make a stop by sights like uShaka Marine World and Golden Mile.
Travellers give high marks for the beaches in Durban, which is also known for its casinos. Tourists can also enjoy the city's theme park, festivals and museums. Top sights in the city include Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, uShaka Marine World and Moses Mabhida Stadium.
- There are 123 hotels and other accommodation options in Durban
- The closest major airport is in Durban (DUR-King Shaka Intl.), 17.7 mi (28.4 km) from the city centre
Sightseeing and Staying in Durban
Cultural venues in the city include Durban City Hall, Durban Art Gallery and Durban Natural Science Museum. Attractions like uShaka Marine World, Durban Funworld and Mini Town are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Juma Mosque, Farewell Square and The Old Fort.
In Bluff, there are 123 hotels and other accommodation options so you can easily plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:
- Quarters Hotel Florida Road - This 4-star hotel in Windermere features free breakfast, a restaurant and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its helpful staff and clean, comfortable rooms.
- First Group The Palace All-Suite - Our customers like the helpful staff and proximity to shopping at this hotel. This 3-star hotel in Durban Beachfront features a full-service spa, a restaurant and an outdoor pool.
- Goble Palms Guest Lodge & Urban Retreat - Guests who stay at this 4-star guesthouse in Morningside can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.
Other favourite sights in Durban include Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, Moses Mabhida Stadium and Durban Beach. Outside the city, top places to visit include Umhlanga Rocks Beach, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the heart of the city, and Umdloti Beach, which is 14.8 mi/23.8 km away.
Dressing for Durban
- Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 27°C and the night-time average to be 19°C
- From April to June, temperatures average about 26°C during the day and 11°C at night
- July to September averages 23°C during the day and 10°C at night
- Between October and December, the average temperature is 26°C during the day and 15°C at night
- Average annual rainfall for Durban is 28 millimetres
- Hottest months are usually January and February with an average temperature of 27°C, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 11°C
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