Durban is South Africa’s third most populous city besides Cape Town and Johannesburg. The City is situated in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal and is one of the most important tourist attractions in the entire area. The main spoken language is Zulu which is followed closely by English. Some of the things that contribute to making Durban such a magical city is its beautiful parks, beaches, and nightlife. It has some of the most beautiful beaches which are close to natural parks and other attractions. Durban also hosted one of the biggest African sports events in recent history – the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
Things to See and Do in Durban
Durban, aside from its natural beauty, has a lot to offer tourists. Its gorgeous beaches, culture, and beautiful Cathedral, and the Juma Masjid Mosque is the oldest in the entire southern hemisphere.
The city beaches offer spacious sandy beaches to walk on, huge waves, and a gorgeous blue sea. Durban also offers quieter beaches perfect for family outings, boat riding, or watching dolphins and other sea creatures playing and frolicking
Nature and Other Adventures
Nature lovers will enjoy all Durban has to offer, from giraffes and elephants and other beautiful African animals that tan take a safari in the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park – the oldest of all nature reserves in entire Africa. The Tale Private Game Reserve is about 40 mins from Durban. It offers visitors a beautiful location during the day with enough time to get back to the city in the evening if need be. It also offers camping and 5-star hotel accommodation.
The Ushaka Marine offers a view into the marine life of Africa, with decorations varying from sunken ships and other beautiful decorations. Here adventure lovers can partake in mountain riding and rafting in the Drakensberg. Durban has the cosmopolitan heart of Africa and will definitely make for a holiday destination to remember for ever.