Drive along the Victoria Embankment and you will find an entrance into the Harbour. You can take a walk around or if you fancy enjoy a meal or drink at the bar and restaurant situated in the Harbour Basin.
The waterfront is situated at the end of Point Road. It is here that you will find a restaurant for lunch or dinner. Some of the restaurants back onto the sea where the ships come into dock making for interesting mealtime viewing! The area itself comprises residential and office property development.
You can choose to lie on the beach sand, pick a spot on some grass or wander along the paved area alongside the sea. Beaches include North, Dairy and Wedge beaches and there are of course plenty of beach shops and take away outlets so you won't have to go too far to get what you need including curios and trinkets sold by the locals.
uShaka Marine World
For hours of entertainment for the whole family visit the amazing aquarium called uShaka Marine World that has moved location from the beachfront to the waterfront area.
For more information visit uShaka Marine World
Durban International Convention Centre
This impressive centre is conveniently situated on the main road to the beachfront and hosts various conventions and functions throughout the year.
This majestic mountain range is about a three to four hour drive from the city of Durban. The Berg is a haven for mountaineers and hikers with walks ranging in length and difficulty. The Berg is home to some gorgeous resorts and hotels and numerous campsites.
Southgate, Southbroom, Margate and Port Shepstone to name a few are some of the towns along the South Coast. They are exceptionally popular for holiday makers where you can pretty much guarantee a holiday filled with fun and sunshine and mix of all age groups.
Drive inland from Durban towards Pietermaritzburg and treat your senses to lush green surrounds. The trip into the Natal Midlands caters for all with restaurants, craft markets, adventure sports and horse trails.
The coastline north of Durban is where you will find the affluent suburbs of La Lucia and Umhlanga Rocks. The area has become a popular holiday spot so there is no shortage of accommodation and entertainment. Continue up the coast towards Sodwana, Kosi Bay and Mozambique.
Greater St Lucia Wetlands Reserve
The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park on the North Coast is a World Heritage site and one of the world's most ecologically diverse santuaries. Fishing, camping, bird watching and generally relaxing are great little activities in this pristine stretch of coastline.
The town of St Lucia itself is a popular weekend and holiday getaway with plenty of accommodation, restaurants, activities and bars to enjoy your stay. The beach and lagoon are a short distance away from town are easily accessible.
Pongolapoort / Pongola Dam
Further inland and just below Swaziland is the Pongola Dam where the only Tiger fishing in South Africa is available. The Tiger fish is reputed to be one of the best fighting fresh water fish to catch. The large Pongola dam is home to countless African Lodges featuring good food, drink, relaxation, luxury and adventure all in one. The game viewing in this area is great and worth the trip.