Situated on the eastern coast of South Africa is Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, a playground destination for those wishing to experience the intoxicating infusion of East meeting West with some Zulu history thrown in to create a vacation of a lifetime.
Tourist attractions such as the battlefields, Zululand and the Elephant coast make Durban a prime vacation? destination. The city’s Point Waterfront area has been revamped from abandoned warehouses and fishing stations into the magical underwater water theme world of uShaka with acrobatic dolphin displays, marine museum and water slides.
A stroll along the Durban beachfronts – the so called ‘Golden Mile’ and see the brightly clad market vendors hawk their wares with excellent opportunities for sun-worshippers and swimmers to enjoy the sub-tropical sunshine and warm waters of the Indian Ocean.
Durban has the country’s largest Indian population, so if you’re a fan of curry you are in for a treat. Try a “bunny chow”, Durban street food made up of half a loaf of hollowed-out bread filled with hot curry.
The city also hosts various sporting events such as the Rugby Currie Cup, The Durban A1 Grand Prix not to mention the 2010 World Cup. It may be that you want to be involved in the sports rather than just be a spectator. Swimming Pools, deep sea fishing and scuba diving, mini golf, surfing, horse riding are just some of the sporting activities you can indulge in when in Durban.
Once you’ve unpacked your bags you might want to sample the Durban city nightlife and visit some of the finest pubs, restaurants and taverns.
Whatever you are looking for in a vacation Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa will receive you with open arms and offer you the vacation of a lifetime!