Embark on a scenic and guided half day tour of Durban and Ethekwini municipality. An experienced and knowledgeable local guide will show you a variety of landmarks which highlight Durban’s diverse culture and history.
At Victoria Street Market you will be given time to shop for African inspired accessories, clothing, souvenirs, home decorations, paintings and luggage etc. Next to the Victoria Street Market is the Zulu Medicine Market, where your guide will take you on an informative tour of “Inyanga (Doctors) lane”. The Zulu Medicine Market is a unique place where Zulu culture has survived in the modern urban environment.
The Moses Mabhida stadium has become a defining feature of the Durban skyline. It has a high-rise platform on top of its arch, which is accessible by an elevator called the Sky Car for an additional fee. Your tour guide will show you around the exterior of the stadium and explain its history, use and significance. You will be given time to go to the sky platform if desired.
The tour includes a visit to uShaka Marine World’s Village Walk on the famous Golden Mile Beachfront on Durban’s OR Tambo parade. There you will be given time to shop and have lunch. uShaka Village Walk is home to Durban’s unique shopping experiences, offering a shopper’s paradise in an open-air environment, affording guests a world of entertainment, family fun, shopping and dining.
The tour includes a stop at the beautiful Botanical Gardens, which is the oldest Botanical Gardens in Africa, est 1849. Your guide will show you some interesting and beautiful features of the gardens and give you the option of extra time to explore alone.
The KwaMuhle Museum was once the headquarters of Durban’s Native Administration Department and the center of Durban’s harsh system of labour control. Now it has been transformed into Durban’s Apartheid Museum that seeks to reflect Durban’s urban growth and the history of its residents. It also houses a very interesting HIV / Aids exhibition which educates the public on the South African HIV/ Aids situation.
Highlights: KwaMuhle Museum, uShaka Marine World’s Village Walk, Golden Mile Beachfront, HIV / Aids exhibition, Durban’s City Hall, Durban Harbour and the Shiva Statue at the Umgeni Hindu Temple.
Departure: daily. Includes: professional guide, hotel pick-up and drop-off (selected hotels only), air-conditioned vehicle. Minimum 2 people. The final price depends on the number of people that would like to participate.
Cancelation policy: a cancelation fee of 100% would be charged if booking is cancelled 2 days or less before the event.