Welcome to uShaka Marine World - Durban, South Africa
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Welcome to uShaka Marine World

uShaka is situated on Durban’s Golden Mile, in South Africa. We bring together cultures, like no other place in Africa – into a safe, secure and clean environment that resonates the sound of fun, laughter and the spirit of togetherness.

  • FAMILY DAY What a wonderful please. Kind staff, clean and great services. Will recommend to everyone. You have fun no matter what age you are.


    Great for everyone, family or work outing its perfect at affordable prices. Caters to different local food to be indulged upon and also... read more

    Thobeka Mbatha

    Absolutely loved the Dolphin training 😛, my day was made. The aquarium was a great experience too. Overall experience is amazing 👌

    Desiree Lesuthu

    Best chilled trip Dolphin show was the best. Check weather predictions and Alwys Have some warm jacket in the car. Staff super friendly

  • This is an amazing aquarium. Having visited the 2 Oceans Aquarium in Capetown before, I Naturally was prone to compare. The innovative use... read more

    Morgan MU

    Excellent service Always a great place to be with family specially when I am in south Africa visiting my parents, the entertainment, food and vibe... read more


    Great outing, even considering lockdown is still in effect. Great effort put in by staff to insure social distancing measures are enforced. Pity... read more

    Nick Joubert

    The aquarium is really nice. Kids love it. Well ventilated and lots of covid sanitization stations.
    Seal and dolphin shows are good fun for...
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    Moosa Noormahomed
  • Beautiful The new renovation has made this pace amazing. The walk and the environment is safe and clean. I would visit again


    Awesome! Great time ..... especially after the country's lockdown

    caroline skhosana

    This is the first time I’ve been to an aquarium and it absolutely blew my mind. I’ve watched any wildlife documentary I’ve come... read more

    priyal naidoo

    Great place for a family holiday. My husband and i had a great family time with our kids. Will never forget this experience.

    Irene Musakwa
  • Most of the restaurants have re-opened. John Dory's is really great

    Lex LaFoy PR

    It's refreshing, best place to bring Family .... One can spend the whole day learning about different species... Very educational

    Mpho Molawa

    The whole experience was pleasant. All the Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Facilities very clean.

    Charlotte V Wyk

    Even though its closed currently,its still a great area to be around for skating,running,walking or riding a bike.Lots to see and do around there.

    morapeli molotsi

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Cargo Hold

Dine with the sharks in the celebrated Cargo Hold Restaurant, one of Durban’s most spectacular settings, offering the most unique sophisticated ambiance.


If you’re looking for the prefect spot to enjoy a cocktail, soaking up the sun with sound of the waves crashing a short distance from you, or a place to have that family breakfast catch-up time, then look no further than Wahooz on the Promenade.

Take Aways

Get a bite-on-the-move inside Sea World, Wet ‘n Wild or Sea Animal Encounters Island. We have a few outlets ready to serve you delicious take aways.

Situated inside Wet & Wild, Wahooz take away provides fun family food! With burgers, ribs, fish and combos on the menu ‚ it’s the perfect quick bite!
Situated inside Sea World, Gambits provides a range of hot dogs, burgers, steak rolls! Easy food on the go!
Located at the hull of the Phantom Ship inside Sea World, The Anchor Hold offers the most magnificent setting, surrounded by the snorkel lagoon and various open water tanks. Offering a host of healthy alternatives, such as a range of salads. The Anchor Hold also allows one to have a fabulous picnic!
Located at the bottom of the Phantom Ship at the entrance to the Aquarium lies the Ocean Café. A small and intimate coffee bar, beneath Misty the Whale, allows you to block the world out and sink into the serenity of the Ocean’s wonders…


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