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uShaka Marine World

#1 of 120 things to do in Durban Features Animals
1 Bell Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 328 8000
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A uniquely African marine theme park, uShaka Marine World offers guests an unforgettable experience. uShaka Marine World is composed of uShaka Sea World, uShaka Wet 'n Wild, uShaka Kids World, uShaka Village Walk, Dangerous Creatures, Chimp & Zee Rope Adventure Park, Sea Animal Encounters Island & uShaka Beach. Park Tickets available on the uShaka Website
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin show” (509 reviews)
“water park” (218 reviews)
“whole family” (133 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Bell Street, Durban 4001, South Africa
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+27 31 328 8000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was quite sceptical about including uShaka in my itinerary during my last trip to Durban. My partner convinced me to go and it proved me wrong. We bought the combo tickets (which are much cheaper) online. We checked out the aquarium, the penguin show...More

Thank Dineo M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When we visited there were a number of slides unable to function due to the water shortage. They were trying to fill one pool from pumping out the other but after a 2 hour wait my 4 year old was not happy. The kiddy pools...More

Thank Elmarie G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Relaxing and fun for the whole family. Wheelchair access. Clean with friendly staff. Very interesting tanks.

Thank Chinx259
Reviewed 5 days ago

We really liked this place and its well worth a visit. Our children, age 6 and 8 loved both animals and the water slides.

Thank Sofia B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Attractions are amazing !!! The water Park is legendary - Cargo Hold Restaurant is Great and fun was had by all !!!

Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The aquarium is uniquely designed in a shrunken ship. The dolphin show was enjoyable. Many of the other attractions require additional payment ie kids world, the rope climbing and a few others. Roughly 2.5- 3 hours is enough to see most of it. On a...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great experience, great fun. Loved the place and the seal show was awesome. The dolphin show was also good (but not as much as the seal show). A little disappointed though with the penguins, maybe because I expected too much. The aquarium is also worthy...More

Thank Gladyman M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an special theme park. It's part an water park ab for the other part a zoo. The zoo is very small but very beautiful. You can see an dolphin show. The aquarium is gigantic. Also the view from the pier is beautiful.

Thank Floris P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ushaka is definitely a family fun day. From loads of slides and heated pools and a man made mini beach ...to the sea world with an array of fish , sharks , penguin and dolphin shows . Food is readily available to purchase inside the...More

Thank nasimp2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit this place every time I'm in South Africa! It's awesome with the range of slides and shows available. The only thing that could be improved is the food available on site as I always have to leave and grab food round the corner...More

Thank roo263
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greatwhite_75
Hi, We are interested in visiting the water slides and swimming pool side of the park, how many hours do you suggest is needed please? We will travel from shelly beach after diving so wondered if half a day is long enough or if a whole day is needed? Thanks
14 October 2016|
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Response from MissyScales | Property representative |
Hello greatewhite_75 It is really up to you but it can be done in half a day :) Have a splashing day!
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Maloriegovender
Are picnics allowed on the beach?
15 June 2016|
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Response from Loshni N | Reviewed this property |
No food and drinks allowed in, however there are great resturants to choose from. you can picnic anywhere inside the waterworld, there are some shady areas thats good for picnics.
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Nqubeko N
I am going to durban and would like to visit ushaka marine in da 4th of June so is it possible to pay on the day or must I book and pay before the date
1 June 2016|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
Pay at the gate - quick and easy!
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