Best Things to do in Durban
There are more things to do in Durban than meets the eye especially just outside this amazing city.
The list of things to do in Durban really could go on forever but its really the things you can do outside of Durban city that are even more unbelievable!
Things to do outside/near Durban City
Safari – ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Africa. Yes – a Safari is an absolute MUST DO.
Durban is sometimes overlooked when it comes to visiting as people only know about Kruger National Park when it comes to doing a Safari.
Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve.
A mere 3 hours from Durban is the Africa’s oldest game reserve; Hluhluwe Imfolozi which is home to the Big 5.
(Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant).
Watch this amazing video of a baby Rhino in play with a stick. We think he was trying to intimidate us — a soldier in training for sure.
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Having such an amazing place to see all these wild animals in their natural environment is incredible. Make a Hluhluwe Imfolozi game reserve safari one of the things you do when you visit Durban. Tim Brown Tours offers this option on day safari to a 4 day safari, click the link below to learn more or book your safari:
Learn more or book your safari from Durban
Sightseeing near Durban : One of the worlds natural beauties
If you wish to get away but don’t really want the high intensity of a Safari, you can always visit South Africa’s first world heritage site; the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Mountains.
Things to do in Durban – Visit the Drakensberg.
At only a short drive visiting the Drakensberg is another of the “MUST SEE” Only 2.5 – 3 hours away from the City, you really can experience the majestic Mountains and even venture into Lesotho, a land locked country within South Africa.
The picture below shows some of the steep roads with drive coming down and up the Drakensberg’s Sani Pass from Lesotho and back into South Africa.
So near to Durban and yet so beautiful. Feel far away and experience the magic of the mountains.
Tim Brown Tours offers not only sightseeing Tours of the Drakensberg but also hiking/walking Tours in the mountain so you can experience both options at any level you wish. Click on the link below to learn more about the Drakensberg and to book your Tour.
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Cultural things to do near Durban
Very often you may find you have limited time but really do not want to spend a day in the city! This is the ideal time to visit and learn more about the people of the area.
Cultural Zulu Village Tours – get the real deal – the roots of Africa at its best!
Distance from Durban
- 45 minutes away
- 2 hours away from the hustle and bustle of the city center.
Cultural Tours are an amazing and memorable way to open your eye to a new experience.
Learn about different traditions and expand your horizons. A real must on the list of Things to do in Durban, Tim Brown Tours offer these Tours for a full day and even a half day. Click on the link below to learn more about our Zulu Cultural Tours or to book your Tour with us.
Learn more about a Zulu Cultural Tour from Durban
Well if you now look at it, there really is so much more to see and do in Durban than you could ever have imagined.
Look at Durban for your next holiday and join us on one of the many things to do in Durban!
Some of the best things to do in Durban or near Durban are listed for you below:
Things to do in Durban city:
- Ushaka Marine world
- Moses Mabhida stadium
- Botanical gardens
- Walking/cycling/running on the promenade.(beach front)
- Eat at some lovely restaurants along Durban beach front
- Visit Florida road for some night life and food
- Durban City Tour
- Victoria Street market
- Beach front markets
- Bungee jumping
- Surfing and lessons
- Gondola rides