Things to do and see in Durban

There are many things to do in and around Durban for the holiday maker. Our Durban B&B is central to these attractions. Let's start locally and spread out....

The Japanese Gardens, Durban North

This classical garden is just a short drive from our Durban B&B and is the perfect place to have a picnic or just a peaceful walk. Sunday is a very busy day for the Gardens with locals flocking to enjoy the day.

Umgeni River Bird Park, Durban North

This popular local attraction very literally just down the road from our Durban B&B. The Park is open 7 days a week and is home to a stunning collection of birds. They also have daily bird shows.

Beaches, Durban and Umhlanga

From our Durban B&B you can use Durban's North and South beaches, Umhlanga's beaches are lovely and so are Umdloti's rock pools. By the way Umhlanga beach also has some nice rock pools.

Durban's Golden Mile

Enjoy the many stalls of local arts and crafts. There is also Funworld, a great place to take the kids. Visit Mini-Town a great place for the kids to explore some of Durban's landmarks and the proceeds go to an orphanage.

uShaka Marine World, Durban

Just a few kilometres from our Durban B&B is a great place to spend a few days playing in the water park, seeing the dolphin shows and aquariums. Please note that off season specials are available.


Our Durban B&B is central to the 3 most popular malls; Gateway Theatre of Shipping in Umhlanga, La Lucia Mall and Westville's Pavilion Shopping Centre. Both Gateway and Pavilion also offer restaurants and cinemas.

An Evening at the Theatre

Our Durban B&B offer private entrances and gate remotes. Why not use this for an evening visit to one of Durban's 12 or so theatres. The Catalina, The Elizabeth Sneddon, The Courtyard Theatre and Dockyard Theatre a just a few offer anything from comedy, musicals and dramas.

Durban Botanical Gardens

The oldest botanical gardens in Africa, Here you can see the best of Africa's flora. They also have music nights that have become a mainstay of local culture.