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Bat Centre

45 Maritime Place, Durban  
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The BAT Centre is Durban's vibrant multi-purpose arts centre merging visual and performing arts under one roof. The bright mosaic and mural-covered building has undergone a complete transformation from its former navy hang-out days. Here you will find galleries, artists-in-residence, plus performances of folk music, poetry and spoken-word. The auditorium is the site of the main events held at the BAT Centre. It can hold up to 750 people or 500 people seated and has dressings rooms and ablution facilities.

Why BAT? Acronym for 'The Bartel Arts Trust' this centre is also an urban-based community art centre that is a venue and facility for skills training, promotion and exposure of disadvantaged and emergent artists. The focus of the centre is local arts, culture, crafts and entertainment that reflects the Zulu, Indian and Western heritage of KwaZulu-Natal. The difference at BAT is the grassroots, the experimental, the cross-arts trends and the innovation that is promoted at the centre.

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Beach Hotel |
from R1,260
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Beach Hotel

Sleeps 448 South Beach Hotel in South Beach
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City Lodge Durban |

City Lodge Durban

Sleeps 24 North Beach Hotel in North Beach
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Durban Holiday Units |
from R1,500
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Durban Holiday Units

Sleeps 10 Point Self-catering in Point
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Villa La Palma |
from R1,600
1 night, 2 adults

Villa La Palma

Sleeps 16 Glenwood Self-catering in Glenwood
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Come and lose yourself in the luxury and elegant modern comforts of Villa La Palma which offers you ...

Spinnaker 201 |
from R1,500
1 night, 2 adults

Spinnaker 201

Sleeps 4 Point Self-catering in Point
1.64km from Bat Centre

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Pendleburys Spinnaker |
from R4,500
1 night, 2 adults

Pendleburys Spinnaker

Sleeps 6 Ushaka Self-catering in Ushaka
1.64km from Bat Centre

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Spinnaker Executive Self-catering Apartment |
from R2,500
1 night, 2 adults

Spinnaker Executive Self-catering Apartment

Sleeps 6 Point Self-catering in Point
1.65km from Bat Centre

Spinnaker Executive Self-catering Apartment is situated on the 18th floor in Durban. The Spinnaker ...

102 The Spinnaker |
from R1,300
1 night, 2 adults

102 The Spinnaker

Sleeps 4 Point Self-catering in Point
1.65km from Bat Centre

201 The Spinnaker is a comfortable apartment located on the seafront near the harbour in Durban. Th...

214 on Spinnaker |
from R950
1 night, 2 adults

214 on Spinnaker

Sleeps 4 Point Self-catering in Point
1.66km from Bat Centre

214 On Spinnaker is directly opposite Durban's premier attraction, uShaka Marine World; a modern sel...

The Spinnaker 152 |
from R1,100
1 night, 2 adults

The Spinnaker 152

Sleeps 4 Point Self-catering in Point
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