A little bit Rio, a little bit Miami, e Thekwini, the local name for Durbs, is in a class of her own. Here are 55 things to do in Durban for under R250: Also known at Sunrise Chip ‘N Ranch, Johnny’s Rotis is an institution. Besides the mix of sweet and hot, you’ll also find a huge stock of spices at the emporium. Call: 0 Open Monday to Saturday from – , and Sunday from – .
You haven’t been to Durban if you haven’t eaten the triple cheese and chip roti with mutton gravy after a night of jolling hard. Built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the enormous stadium has many adrenaline-inducing activities on offer. Though a little scruffy these days, Fun World is a beach amusement park with tons of nostalgic value.
My old school St Henry’s, as well as some of the Convent schools are also not listed although other private schools are.
As mentioned in the above paragraph only the schools that were operative at the time when the book was written, i.e. I did not include schools outside the Durban area as this forum is aimed at Facts about Durban.
Grab a beer and enjoy live music in this historical space. Open Tuesday to Saturday from – , and Sunday from – .
Tours cost R100 per person (or R80 per person for more than 8 people). Kids will love the Umgeni River Bird Park – they have 900 birds from 180 species in the park, a free-flight bird show, restaurant and playground. Then you should be at Fortune Coffee Forever next Monday around . They offer a free boot camp at Gordon’s Road Park in Florida. Find it in Grey Street to take in its geometric splendour. Remember to remove your shoes and dress respectfully when visiting. On the 1st floor of the magnificent Durban City hall, this trove of dinosaurs, fossils and taxidermized predators will enchant both kids and grown-ups. 1 City Hall, 234 Anton Lembede Street, Durban Central, Durban. Hakuna Matata Charters offer a 1-hour sunset sea cruise at R180 per adult and (R120) per child. The antique doors that lead to the cellar were salvaged from a temple built on the banks of the Umbilo River in 1875, which was later destroyed by floods. Just what you need after experiencing the rush of the city’s urban scenes.
Should you be the only tourist requesting a tour, the cost will be R200. The Golden Mile runs roughly from South Beach (u Shaka Marine World) to Suncoast Casino in the north in a perfect gilded stretch of sea and sun. Also read: Our Top Ten Beaches in Cape Town and Durban Stop in at this Hawaiian-vibe beach-side restaurant in u Shaka Marine World for a beer among the palm trees. Tickets cost R55 per adult and R36 for children aged 3 to 12 years. Durban Marina, off Victoria Embankment, Margaret Mncadi Avenue, Durban Central, Durban. 394 Esther Roberts Road, Shop 2A Oslo Building, Glenwood, Durban.
I have recently bought a book called “Taking Stock – The Natal Education Department Looks Back”.
The book was written by Simon Haw published by The Natal Education Department in 1995.