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    Scuba Diving

    by Luca.Rizzo Updated Jan 7, 2015

    I always wanted to try my hand at Scuba Diving and now I can finally tick it off my bucket list after my Xmas road trip holiday to Durban! On our way there in our rented Honda CR-V, which was amazingly comfortable even though we were rather overloaded, we passed the Aliwal Shoel scuba diving site and decided why not. I've never been a great swimmer or hugely into water sports, but man did I have some fun. As well as the messing around under water there was also some really beautiful sites. Its just one of those things that you just have to do.

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    • Diving and Snorkeling
    • Road Trip

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    Krantzkloof Nature Reserve

    by dutch_anna Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    20 km nature walk, 2 view points, 2 picnic sites. Wildlife, great for birdwatching.
    Opening hours 6.00-18.00.
    No pets allowed.
    4km from the center of Kloof, 27 km from Durban.

    Krantzkloof N.R.
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    • National/State Park
    • Birdwatching

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    Durban Cathedral

    by MikeAtSea Written Apr 6, 2005

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    Durban's Roman Catholic Cathedral is right alongside the cities main mosque, showcasting yet another example as to how cosmopolitan the city is.

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    • Historical Travel
    • Arts and Culture

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    Meat and Fish Market

    by MikeAtSea Updated Apr 7, 2005

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    Part of the Indian Market is the Meat and Fish Market. Here a lot of locals come and stock up on food supplies and during the morning in particular this place becomes very busy.

    Meat and Fish Market
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    SEA WORLD DURBAN

    by LoriPori Written Apr 13, 2005

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    Situated near the Beaches, A WORLD%offers daily dolphin shows, fish feeding, shark feeding and when we were there they even had little penguins putting on a show.

    Durban Sea World
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    Snake Farm

    by MikeAtSea Written Feb 11, 2005

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    Also part of the Phe Zulu is a snake farm that displays some of most poisonous snakes in Africa, including the mamba, puffadder, tree snake and others and also the python.

    Black Mamba
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    • Photography
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    Crocodile Farm

    by MikeAtSea Written Feb 11, 2005

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    Right next door to the Zulu village is this crocodile farm home to a number of the African Nile Crocodiles. Here one can get a safe close up to this African man eater!

    Crocodile Farm
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    • Photography
    • Eco-Tourism

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    Lots of fish!!!

    by JackiKasner Written Jul 6, 2005

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    It is great and loads of fun!!!
    There is so much to do there, from water rides, the beach, the aquarium and even scuba- and shark diving. There are also dolphin- and seal shows which are really good.

    Dolphin Show
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    • Beaches
    • Aquarium

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    The Valey of the 1000 Hills a...

    by PeaceHavenSA Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The Valey of the 1000 Hills a must see.
    Further info: email: info@tourism.1000hill.com
    www.tuorism.1000hills.com

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    • Hiking and Walking

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    Umhlanga Rocks, north of...

    by dutch_anna Written Oct 18, 2002

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    Umhlanga Rocks, north of Durban is a great place to enjoy sea and beaches. We stayed in the Oyster Box Hotel.

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    • Road Trip
    • Family Travel

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    Gondola Ride

    by cokes Written Apr 23, 2009

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    You can go for a Gondola ride when you visit Ushaka Marine World. It`s a nice way to relax after a fun filled day.

    Rates is as follows:
    R60 for 2 people.
    R80 for 3 people.
    R100 for 4 people.

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    Roman Catholic Cathedral

    by mvtouring Written Jan 29, 2009

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    You will find this lovely building next to the main mosque. It is amazing at how diverse this city is with so many different religions all praying side by side.

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    Durban Port

    by mvtouring Written Jan 29, 2009

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    This is the largest port on the African continent and the ninth largest in the world. It is a very important port for Africa and lots of imports and exports leave/arrive her for our country.

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    Be sure to stroll along the...

    by Rasta_Rob Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Be sure to stroll along the 'Golden Mile,' which is a beachfront boardwalk lined with shops and restaurants.

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  • Nov 8, 2014 at 12:14 AM

    "Here in the colonies"? South Africa has been independent for 53 years and a democracy for 20. Please refrain from calling us a colony.

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