Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Umgeni Park (9.9 km from Westville)
Get in touch with your wild side with the luminous feathered inhabitants of Umgeni River Bird Park.
Tumbling waterfalls, lush semi-tropical vegetation, lively birds singing and squawking, walk-through aviaries and open paddocks contribute to make this a renowned bird paradise.
View dazzling macaws, parading flamingoes, stately cranes, and...
Sports Stadiums Clubs
Stamford Hill (11.1 km from Westville)
Durban's stadium, the Moses Mabhida Stadium, played host to one of the 2010 Fifa World Cup semi-finals. This brand new stadium lies next to the Mr Price Kings Park Stadium, providing seating for up to 80 000 fans. The entire area is extensibly developed and incorporates Olympic-standard football, athletics and swimming facilities.
The vibey and...
KwaZulu-Natal (2.6 km from Westville)
Africa’s oldest ultramarathon is a punishing 87km trek between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. The famously fierce Comrades defines thousands of runners as they pound the tar and tackle five gruelling climbs while the clock ticks away mercilessly. The 2015 Comrades is a ‘down’ race so it starts in Pietermaritzburg and comes to an ecstatic end in...
Spa and Wellness
Berea (7.3 km from Westville)
Escape the stress of everyday life and let Fleur De Lis Spa in Durban take on an amazing journey of Bliss and Relaxation. Home to the finest experience and pamper treatments in Kwa Zulu Natal. Fleur De Lis is magnificently set up with a French touch.
They specialize in Facial Therapy, Massages, Waxing and Threading, Manicure, Pedicure, Body...
Bulwer (7.8 km from Westville)
The Marutswa Forest Project started in 2004 and aims to promote the conservation of Bulwer's unique biodiversity. The indigenous forest is managed by Ezemvelo Wildlife and offers three forest trails all varying in intensity. All the trails start at the visitors centre and end along the same route.
The contour trail is suitable for anyone and is...
Spa and Wellness
Berea (7.9 km from Westville)
Heaven on Earth Day Spa is situated in a tranquil setting which allows you to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday living; whether it's for a moment of pure indulgence, holistic well being, beauty therapy or soothing massages, step into a heavenly atmosphere, unwind, relax and leave rejuvenated.
You can choose from single beauty...
Musgrave (8.5 km from Westville)
Situated on the eastern slopes of the Berea ridge, Durban Botanic Gardens is renowned for the rarest original specimen of a plant in the world – a cycad named Encephalartos woodii.
Initially the garden grew experimental tropical crops but today the extensive offerings include the herbarium, orchid house, cycad collection, a garden for the blind...
Peter Road (8.6 km from Westville)
A large variety of orchids and exotic plants from all over the world. Plants are for sale. Visit our tropical tea garden and restaurant for delicious and fantastic meals, or take a stroll around the gardens and enjoy the abundant bird life.
Greyville (9.4 km from Westville)
The Greyville Racecourse surrounds the Royal Durban Golf Club's Championship course, which provides a picture of green grass and foliage throughout the year framed in the background by the many hotels of Durban's Golden Mile. This right-handed track has a circumference of 2 800 metres, and a run-in of 500 metres and no straight for...
Westcliff (Durban) (10 km from Westville)
Leave your shoes at the door and walk into a colourful Hindu sanctuary. The spacecraft-like exterior belies the opulent interior of marble tiles, gold-tinted windows, crystal chandeliers and lavish decorations. Ceiling frescoes and statuettes pay tribute to the divine couple, Radha and Krishna.
Entrance is free and people of all faiths are...
Durban Central (10.2 km from Westville)
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...
Galleries and Museums
Durban Beachfront (10.2 km from Westville)
Built right on Catalina flying boats' Control Tower on Wilson's Wharf, Catalina Theatre's theme and decor reflect the ambience of a creative and dramatic flying machine!
Catalina Theatre is the dream of Durban thespian, director, producer and performing arts personality, Themi Venturas. New productions are staged every two to three weeks and...
Durban (10.3 km from Westville)
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...
Big Event Venues
Durban Central (10.6 km from Westville)
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...
Sports Stadiums Clubs
Stamford Hill (10.9 km from Westville)
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...