Things to Do in Ushaka

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uShaka Beach

uShaka Beach

Beaches in Ushaka (0.2 km from Ushaka)

uShaka Beach, located in close proximity to uShaka Marine World, is a great beach to go for if you're keen for a surf, or if you're simply into some beach relaxation. Parking is secure, cheap, and if you're a beginner surfer this is a splendid beach to try it out for the first time.

Learn 2 Surf Durban

Learn 2 Surf Durban

Popular Attractions in Ushaka (0.4 km from Ushaka)

If you wanted to learn to surf back in the day, you’d have to find a board and figure it out for yourself. If you were very lucky, a buddy or a longsuffering boyfriend would give you a few tips before disappearing quickly behind the backline. Then you’d be all alone, battling with the surf break and swallowing lots of seawater. Now there are...

Things to do near Ushaka

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

South Beach

South Beach

Beaches in South Beach (1.1 km from Ushaka)

Durban’s South Beach is a popular surf spot, known as a safe place for beginner surfers. Situated on the southern end of the Golden Mile, it is protected by lifeguards and shark nets. Beachfront hotels, restaurants, nightclubs and lofty apartments line the palm-fringed shoreline. Despite development, some Art Deco architecture still remains....

Addington Beach

Addington Beach

Beaches in Addington Beach (0.6 km from Ushaka)

Due to its protected position near Durban’s harbour, Addington Beach is a perfect beach for learning how to surf and bodyboard in gentle waves. Addington Beach is also the beach for you if you're keen to escape the crowds and swim in calm water. Set on Durban's Golden Mile, the beach is protected year round by shark nets and professional...

Durban Undersea Club

Durban Undersea Club

Sports Stadiums Clubs in Durban Beachfront (0.5 km from Ushaka)

Durban’s popular club for ocean lovers couldn’t be better situated - right on Durban’s Beachfront at Vetch's Pier, between Ushaka Marine World and the northern harbour breakwater.The Durban Undersea Club (DUC) is a family orientated, social activities club for people that are passionate about the ocean and beaches. The club offers numerous...

uShaka Sea World

uShaka Sea World

Animal Parks in Durban Beachfront (0.3 km from Ushaka)

Come nose to snout with a toothy predator in one of the five largest aquariums in the world. uShaka Sea World incorporates a unique shipwreck-themed aquarium, a 1 200 seater dolphin stadium, a seal pool and penguin rookery as well as interactive activities in the dive tank, snorkel reef and touch pool. Gaze at huge Ragged-tooth sharks, Zambezi...

Bat Centre

Bat Centre

Galleries and Museums in Durban (1.7 km from Ushaka)

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...

Dairy Beach

Dairy Beach

Beaches in Durban Beachfront (1.8 km from Ushaka)

Dairy Beach on Durban’s Golden Mile is a renowned surfing spot, regularly hosting the Mr Price Pro and other major surfing competitions. Also known as New Pier, the exposed beach and pier break offers consistent waves that break from the left and right. It’s also great for swimming and other beach activities.

North Beach

North Beach

Beaches in North Beach (2.3 km from Ushaka)

Durban’s palm-fringed North Beach delivers stunning sunrises all year round and has blissfully warm water. Enjoy a morning or evening stroll along the promenade and watch surfers riding waves off the pier. The vibe is fun and the beach attracts a vibrant mix of Durban’s cultures.

Old Court House Museum

Old Court House Museum

Galleries and Museums in Durban Central (2.4 km from Ushaka)

Visit the Old Court House Museum, one of Durban's oldest buildings bearing a fascinating and varied past.The building was loop-holed during the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879; it bore witness to both the South African Wars and the Bambatha Rebellion, and more recently acted as a recruitment centre and canteen during both World Wars. It was here that...

Durban Exhibition Centre

Durban Exhibition Centre

Big Event Venues in Durban Central (2.5 km from Ushaka)

Situated opposite the International Convention Centre Durban, the Durban Exhibition Centre is a multi-purpose exhibition, function and conference centre. Two large halls offer a combined space of 9600m2 while several smaller halls, luxury suites and catering facilities are also available. The DEC also features 20 000m2 of plazas and gardens which...

Sahara Stadium Kingsmead

Sahara Stadium Kingsmead

Sports Stadiums Clubs in Stamford Hill (2.8 km from Ushaka)

Staging its first Test match in 1923, Kingsmead cricket grounds has seen some of South African cricket’s most significant triumphs. Kingsmead is also home to the KwaZulu-Natal cricket team – the Sunfoil Dolphins. Today the extensively redeveloped stadium sport new stands, keeping the old main grandstand as a token of its past grandeur. The 25...

Durban International Convention Centre

Durban International Convention Centre

Big Event Venues in Durban Central (2.9 km from Ushaka)

Where Africa and the world meet. The International Convention Centre Durban (DICC) is one of the most advanced conference facilities in the world. Key factors in the design of this state-of-the-art technology driven centre are flexibility and versatility. The DICC is a purpose-built, fully air-conditioned centre with three convention hallsthat...

Snake Park Beach

Snake Park Beach

Beaches in Durban Beachfront (2.9 km from Ushaka)

Snake Park Beach is one of the popular surfing beaches on Durban’s Golden Mile. During peak season it usually gets flooded with holidaymakers. Although the exposed beach break is inconsistent, it gets pretty crowded when the surf is up. Winter is the best time of year for surfing the left or right waves. The beach is patrolled by lifesavers and...

Wilson's Wharf

Wilson's Wharf

Shopping Malls in Durban (3 km from Ushaka)

With its incomparable harbour views, Wilson's Wharf is Durban's trendiest fusion of fun food, top shows and crafts, blended with the rustic interface of a boating marina and working slipways. The waterfront has something for everyone, from a fast-food court to restaurants providing funky food and fine dining, from cuisine from the four corners of...

Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty

Beaches in North Beach (3 km from Ushaka)

Right on Durban’s Golden Mile, the Bay of Plenty is one of this city’s popular surfing beaches, particularly during their mild winter season. It can get busy in the water when the surf is up. Right and left waves break consistently off the beach and jetty.

Victoria Street Market

Victoria Street Market

Shopping Malls in Durban Central (3.2 km from Ushaka)

Ever dreamt of sashaying in a sari, getting tattooed with henna or tucking into an ‘atomic bomb’ curry? Satisfy your yearning for burning and a lot more at Durban’s oldest market. Venture down to the Victoria Street Market on the corner of Queen and Victoria Streets in Durban Central and step into a sensory Afro-Indian world. Here the smell of...