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Durban Destination Guide

Discover Durban in South Africa

Durban in the region of KwaZulu-Natal with its 3,120,282 habitants is a town located in South Africa - some 333 mi or ( 536 km ) South-East of Pretoria , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Durban

Local time in Durban is now 10:45 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Mokhotlong, Maseru, Mbabane, Manzini, and Westville. When in this area, you might want to check out Mokhotlong . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Durban ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


BIG RUSH The World's Tallest Swing! - Durban, South Africa

1:25 min by pausethemoment
Views: 97366 Rating: 4.91 - Watch and listen to me swing across Moses Mabhida World Cup Stadium in Durban, South Africa! According to Big Rush Urban Adrenaline, this is the World's Tallest Swing at nearl ..

Transkei South Africa

7:03 min by BibleJohn
Views: 67802 Rating: 4.50

Surfing Port St Johns, Transkei Transkei, Port st.johns Adventure Tours Famous for its unparalleled beauty and stunning coastline, the Wild Coast is 250 km of pristine, untouched beaches, cliffs and r ..

The Royal Hotel - Hotel in Durban

0:30 min by jonathanbyd
Views: 5677 Rating: 3.40

Uncompromising service and hospitality have given the 160-year-old, award winning Royal Hotel the reputation as Durban's finest city hotel. Relax in sheer comfort surrounded by a subtle blend of Colon ..


0:40 min by MTNLOADED
Views: 4524 Rating: 4.20

MTN, as an official sponsor of the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP turn up the hype as South Africa gets ready to host the biggest sporting event in its history. All in favour, blow your vuvuzela, shout Ayooooooo ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre

The Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) is a large convention centre in Durban, South Africa. The venue has hosted the International AIDS Conference in 2000, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 1999, and the Non-Aligned Movement in 2004. It hosted the preliminary draw for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and will host the COP17 meeting in 2011. It is situated next to the Durban Exhibition Centre ("Expo"), built in the 1980s http://www. icc. co. za/About. aspxhttp://www. articlesnatch.

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Located at -29.85 31.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Durban, Convention centres in South Africa

Dick King

Richard Philip "Dick" King (1813 – 1871) was an English trader and colonist at Port Natal, a British trading station in the region now known as KwaZulu-Natal. He is best known for a historic horseback ride in 1842, where he completed a journey of 960 kilometres in 10 days, in order to request help for the besieged British garrison at Port Natal (now the Old Fort, Durban).

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Located at -29.86 31.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1813 births, 1820 Settlers, 1871 deaths, Anglo-African people, Endurance riding, English businesspeople, History of KwaZulu-Natal

Battle of Congella

The Battle of Congella, beginning 23 May 1842, was between British and Boer forces.

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Located at -29.85 31.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Battles involving the Zulu, History of KwaZulu-Natal

Kingsmead Cricket Ground

Kingsmead is a cricket ground in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It operates under the sponsorship-based name of Sahara Stadium Kingsmead where Sahara is the trademark of a sponsor from the IT industry. Its stated capacity is 25,000, although grass terracing makes up part of the viewing area. The 'end names' are the Umgeni End (north) and the Old Fort Road End (south). It is the home ground of the KwaZulu-Natal Dolphins.

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Located at -29.85 31.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 2003 Cricket World Cup, Cricket grounds in South Africa, Sports venues in Durban, Test cricket grounds in South Africa

UShaka Marine World

uShaka Marine World is a 16-hectare theme park which was opened in April 2004 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It comprises 4 sections: uShaka Sea World, uShaka Wet 'n Wild, uShaka Beach, and uShaka Village Walk. It is located on the strip of land between the beachfront and the harbour. It was the first phase in the redevelopment of the Durban Point.

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Located at -29.87 31.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 2004 establishments in South Africa, Amusement parks in South Africa, Aquaria in South Africa, Buildings and structures in Durban, Visitor attractions in Durban


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Durban