Golden Mile Tour of Durban, Durban

Golden Mile Tour of Durban, Durban

The Golden Mile is undoubtedly one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Durban. The wide stretch of beautiful beaches, separated by piers, offers a great opportunity for tourists to enjoy the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. The Golden Mile has always been a popular destination for both domestic and international travelers. Take the following self-guided tour to explore the best Golden Mile attractions.
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Golden Mile Tour of Durban Map

Guide Name: Golden Mile Tour of Durban
Guide Location: South Africa » Durban (See other walking tours in Durban)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 9
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km
Author: ashley
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Moses Mabhida Stadium

1) Moses Mabhida Stadium (must see)

The Moses Mabhida Stadium is a stadium in Durban named after Moses Mabhida, a former General Secretary of the South African Communist Party. It is a multi-use stadium and was one of the host stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The stadium has a capacity of 62,760 during the World Cup and 54,000 afterwards. The stadium is adjacent to the Kings Park Stadium, in the Kings Park Sporting Precinct, and the Durban street circuit used for the A1GP World Cup of Motorsport. It includes an adjoining...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Suncoast Casino & Entertainment World

2) Suncoast Casino & Entertainment World

Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World is situated at the northern end of Durban's Golden Mile. Besides the casino, the complex houses many restaurants, a beach bar, cinemas and its own private beach, which was rated as one of the top three beaches in South Africa. The design of the complex complements the art deco style that is common in Durban. The casino is used by many recreational cyclists as a base for their training rides up the North Coast. It also serves as the start of the Tour...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Battery Beach

3) Battery Beach

Battery Beach, in comparison to the North and South Beaches, is a bit less crowded. For families it is an ideal place to spend the day. It is a quiet beach, but to the north is the large amusement park, Waterworld, and the Animal Farm. So, if you want to enjoy a relaxing day in the sun, visit Battery...   view more
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Mini Town

4) Mini Town

Mini Town is a famous Durban landmark that is definitely worth a visit. It is a miniature replica of Durban that shows the city's most interesting buildings and places. One of the most popular features of this park is the mini rail network and airport. It is a venue that both kids and adults will...   view more
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Bay of Plenty

5) Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty is a popular beach where you can go surfing, fishing or sun bathing. This beach is a definite favorite with anglers. However, fishing is only allowed at specified times, so pay attention to the posted signs. This beach is a famous venue for beach volleyball tournaments. You can also find amazing sand sculptures...   view more
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North Beach

6) North Beach (must see)

North Beach is situated north of the harbor and bluff in between Bay of Plenty and Dairy Beach. It is one of the main beaches in Durban and is cared for by the Durban Surf Lifesaving Club. The beach itself is flanked by two large piers and is accessible from the Or Tambo Parade that stretches along the Golden Mile. Due to its good surf conditions North Beach is an ideal holiday destination. North Beach provides facilities for surfing, body boarding and skateboarding, as well as swimming and sun...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Funfair

7) Funfair

Golden Mile Funfair is one of the most popular destinations on the Golden Mile. It features amusement rides, side stalls, games, roller coasters and other attractions that you and your children will enjoy. So if you want to have fun on the Golden Mile, you should definitely visit the...   view more
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South Beach

8) South Beach

South Beach runs down to the Point from the junction of Dr. Pixley Kaseme Street and Or Tambo Parade. It follows along Or Tambo Parade and Erskine Terrace. South Beach is perfect for swimming, especially if you have children, since it is protected from large waves. It also features playgrounds, trampolines and bike rental facilities. There is a beautiful promenade along the golden sand, which runs uninterrupted all the way down to the...   view more
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uShaka Marine World

9) uShaka Marine World (must see)

uShaka Marine World is a 16-hectare (40-acre) theme park which was opened in April 2004 in Durban. It comprises 4 sections: uShaka Sea World, uShaka Wet 'n Wild, uShaka Beach, and uShaka Village Walk. It is located on the strip of land between the beachfront and the harbour. It was the first phase in the redevelopment of the Durban Point.

uShaka Sea World is the 5th largest aquarium in the world, with 32 tanks totaling 17,500 cubic meters of water. The underground aquarium is designed...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Durban, South Africa

Create Your Own Walk in Durban

Create Your Own Walk in Durban

Creating your own self-guided walk in Durban is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Tour of Durban's Art Galleries

Tour of Durban's Art Galleries

The visual arts have rich history in Durban, making the city's contemporary art scene very exciting. Enjoy traditional South African works, as well as some cutting-edge pieces by contemporary artists at some of Durban's best art galleries explored on this tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Central Orientation Walk

Central Orientation Walk

Undoubtedly, Durban's beaches qualify as one of the top local attractions. Sitting on the east coast of South Africa, Durban is a melting pot of African, Indian and colonial influences which is duly reflected in its history, culture and architecture. The key local sights include the City Hall, dating back over 100 years; the Old Station Building, one of the few standing pieces of Victorian architecture in South Africa; and many others. If you wish to learn more about Durban's main attractions, follow this orientation walk and explore.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Tour of Durban's Jewelry Shops

Tour of Durban's Jewelry Shops

South Africa has been always recognized as a reliable supplier of fine diamonds, gold and platinum, as well as precious and semi-precious stones. In particular, South Africa is a large supplier of diamonds, which are rendered even more beautiful by exceptionally skilled jewelry designers. Take this self-guided tour to explore the wonderful jewelry stores that can be found throughout Durban.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Tour of Durban's Museums and Galleries

Tour of Durban's Museums and Galleries

The numerous galleries and museums in Durban reflect the city's love of art. Visitors to Durban can admire the works of famous KwaZulu Natal artists, as well as internationally recognized masterpieces. Durban Art Gallery is considered one of Durban's best and contains pieces by many acclaimed artists. Don't miss the opportunity to visit some of the most fascinating museums and art galleries in central Durban.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 km
Places of Worship Tour of Durban

Places of Worship Tour of Durban

The city of Durban is an incredible mixture of different religions and cultures. Christian and Muslim faiths exist alongside traditional African beliefs. There are a number of beautiful mosques, churches and temples in this wonderful city. Take the following tour to explore the stunning and varied places of worship in Durban.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
Tour of Durban's Museums

Tour of Durban's Museums

Durban, located in the KwaZulu-Natal region, is imbued with a number of cultural and natural treasures. The museums of Durban reflect the rich history and culture of this wonderful city, documenting every aspect of city's heritage, from military life to its role as a busy South African port. Take this self-guided tour to explore the best museums in Durban.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.0 km