Durban Travel Directory
Durban is a sophisticated cosmopolitan city of over three million people - a city where east meets west - a city beneath which beats the pulse of Africa - city known as the home of Africa's best managed and busiest port. Durban is located in the KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa.
The Outer West area of the city of Durban includes the beautiful Valley of a Thousand Hills, up the winding and picturesque Botha's Hill.
To the south of the centre of Durban is Amanzimtoti which is a popular KwaZulu-Natal or Zulu Kingdom seaside destination for the family and is an important element of the greater Durban Metropolitan area of Ethekwini.
Umhlanga and Umdloti is a tropical paradise, which have been dubbed the 'Riviera' of Durban. Gateway Mall in nearby Umhlanga is a big attraction, as are two exciting casino complexes - Sibaya just beyond Umhlanga and Suncoast "down the road" on Durban Beachfront.
Activities to do in Durban
Leisure facilities abound in Durban. Visit uShaka Marine World, Wilson's Wharf on the Victoria Embankment and the nearby BAT centre. Enjoy fine and traditional dining, entertainment and shopping in scenic surroundings. Shop till you drop in modern shopping malls. Grey Street and the Warwick Triangle boast vibrant local's shops and markets. Beachfront stalls sell traditional arts and crafts. Enjoy the excellent entertainment on offer at the city's theatres and clubs or take a township tour.
Accommodation in Durban
There is a wide variety of visitor accommodation options that are available from guest houses to self-catering cottages, bed and breakfasts, Hotels and much more. Please view our accommodation directory for more information on the accommodation in the area.
For information on the businesses you can find in the Durban region of KwaZulu-Natal, please view our business directory.
The Durban region many restaurants to suit every taste.