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.

  • Under the sea What a great day. Everybody must go to Ushaka atleast once. First time there and got to go on stage with the dolfins

    TheoCarmen
    1/17/2020

    Awe Very very very very very very very good I had lost of fun. I was with ,you girlfriend, d and our friend... read more

    liamcrowther03
    1/17/2020

    Excellent A great moment with your family. Good activities, shows and very nice site. We really enjoyed our day

    Magali G
    1/16/2020

    Satisfaction Beauty place and people around they are so welcoming I enjoyed my time with everyone. The place is amazing I may say

    mofokengntshebo98
    1/16/2020
  • Dissatisfied Tallest slides were off, main reason we came. Like seriously bru... what even? That's why we came...

    ndlamuka
    1/16/2020

    Surprising Do not get distracted by the long long line of shops and restaurants when you are walking to the Marine World, particularly if... read more

    SoozG
    1/12/2020

    Enjoyable Stay ! Good time out with the family.Couldnt hire chairs and umbrella as they were finished , they need to cater for high season... read more

    NEWWWWW
    1/11/2020

    Excellent visit Visited Ushaka in a very busy period. The area is well spaced so you don't feel the crowds.
    The dolphin, seal and penguin show...
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    naaziam
    1/09/2020
  • An interesting place to visit. Good for children with a variety of activities Enjoyed visiting uShaka Marine World. There are a variety of activities which children can enjoy viz the Dolphin show, under ocean walk, snorkelling,... read more

    poobalanp512
    1/09/2020

    Great Place to Spend the Day with Your Kids We went with our family and young nephews. They had the time of their lives and didn't want to leave. You could easily... read more

    DaleRSA
    1/08/2020

    Excellent Family friendly place.An ideal place to take kids like the variety of activites available there and my favourite was the dolphin show.

    Motlalepula con... M
    1/07/2020

    USHAKA THE PLACE TO VISIT Lots of fun in the swimming pools & slides. Even pensioners can enjoy the slides. Most definitely a must for family to visit.... read more

    CFJ1966
    1/06/2020
  • Fun I'm guessing I chose the wrong time of year to visit Durban...it is packed with people everywhere...the trip itself was great, a lot... read more

    TFTSwart
    1/06/2020

    Always a blast We really enjoy the aquarium. The dolphin show is the best. It has a reallu good vibe. The place has alot of eating places.

    Shaun_Chetty
    1/04/2020

    Always a place to visit Ushaka , is a place to always visit when you are in Durbs . It's a must do. Sometimes people are put off... read more

    delainedebikiss
    1/04/2020

    Family day out Went out for the day with the family and we enjoyed every minute of it. Watched the seal show and that was entertaining... read more

    Matthew T
    1/03/2020
  • All Round Fun! My second visit to U-Shaka Marine World, but my first visit after it was revamp! This is so much fun for the whole... read more

    Raylenef08
    1/03/2020

    Ushaka Marine Wow, what an awesome experience!!!

    Visited the aquarium, shows and did the shark cage diving.

    An absolute exilirating experience, definitely will do again and again!!!

    RashidaRyklief
    1/03/2020

    Sushiegran2020 Great place to visit,the kids love it.

    Offer great activities zip line is what they enjoy the most.

    The Xmas dolphin show is a...
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    Sushiegrans2020
    1/02/2020

    Snorkeling with a difference Took my 2 teenage children to the snorkeling tank at Ushaka. They had the time of their lives as they managed to snorkel... read more

    Ross M
    1/02/2020
  • Fun for the whole family Took our 2year old to watch the dolphin and seal shows. She loved it. The exhibits are easy to see with a pram.... read more

    GarethKZN
    1/02/2020

    My baby girls 1st trip to ushaka Took my Lil one to ushaka for a family outting. She simply loved the aquarium and was fascinated with all the fishie. The... read more

    Loverstravel02
    1/02/2020

    Superb!; We had fun with my mother, watching the dolphins and sharks through the hard window was sooo amazing.we really enjoyed the place. The... read more

    Pulinkis
    12/31/2019

    GOOD Interesting reasturants,different types of fishes, shark cages, but the best part is the show of the dolphins.

    OnAir771356
    12/29/2019
  • Did not disappoint! We went during the Holidays and it was full of people, but not over crowded. My family thoroughly enjoyed the dolphin show... read more

    Car03026
    12/29/2019

    AMAZING "WET 'N WILD" Traveled to Durban and Ushaka was on our itinerary, went straight to Wet 'n Wild, spent the whole day there, tried out all... read more

    ssneroro
    12/28/2019

    Beautiful Place We enjoyed our visit here, and it was very informative. Wow! This is place is exhilarating. I will surely visit here again when... read more

    PastorJoseph
    12/28/2019

    Friendcation A very good place to visit. It's beautiful and amazing as well. I visited Sea world and wet world. It's amazing

    Lorainekm
    12/21/2019
  • uShaka Marine World Please take your kids and family to uShaka Marine World and you never regret the experience. Your visit to KZN is incomplete without... read more

    ssimpiwe
    12/20/2019

    Well presented large collection We were 4 adults and 18 month old. All enjoyed viewing the large collection. We saw the dolphin show. Good performance but would... read more

    petercot
    12/18/2019

    Really good Good range of restaurants, good entertainment and great location. Highlights were the wet n wild and seaworld

    LesterM671
    12/17/2019

    Great experience! This place is great for family and friends. I especially enjoyed the aquarium and the Cargo Hold restaurant.

    sandrajerahuni0783
    12/16/2019
  • Day to get wet n wild We went for the wet n wild. It was packed, due to schools taking the kids for a year end trip. I was... read more

    Yolande_markgraaff
    12/15/2019

    Mrs Desai Wonderful outing if you are looking for fun slides and water fun for the whole family. Enjoy sunny North Beach with lots of... read more

    desaifathima4
    12/14/2019

    First class The ‘Sea world’ section is just fabulous. We enjoyed the Dolphins and Seal show emensly. The aquarium is well worth the visit, displays... read more

    Discover821986
    12/13/2019

    What a nice place to visit 🙂 Even on a rainy day we all had a blast.
    Aquarium was nice, clean and well kept.

    Dolphin show was entertaining and restaurant makes nice...
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    ACSBennie
    12/12/2019
  • Aqaurium & dolphin show A visit to the aquarium is worth your time and effort. Entry might sound expensive but honestly the aquarium and premises is well... read more

    leonsienel
    12/11/2019

    Water day Water, food, drinks, more water, dolphin show, water, seal show, more water, sea life tanked, food,... Rest check pics

    Ntokozpat
    12/08/2019

    Very good The aquarium is amazing a lot of variety fish’s, shark, is so beautiful to see, all the amazing colours... was a very good experience

    Tati230803
    12/06/2019

    Perfect place for having fun and relaxing We had a good day there. Relaxed atmosphere. The slides are the best but the Aquarium is good too! Have to see the... read more

    markuspH8163YH
    12/02/2019
  • Breathtaking Aquarium & tons of fun on the slides! I will be honest, I'm not a fan of water parks. Usually I'll stick to the paddling pools with my little one. However... read more

    Belinda A
    12/02/2019

    Aquarium inside a Sunken Ship What a thrilling walk around inside a sunken ship that made the experience all the more authentic....you name it... you can sea it...... read more

    UICHINA
    11/27/2019

    The Aquarium is really something special Whether you are a local or foreign tourist, a visit to the greater Durban area cannot be complete without visiting U-Shaka marine world.... read more

    Enricod1609
    11/20/2019

    Under water I enjoyed watching at the different type of fish and some snakes at uShaka, enjoyed buffet lunch in an old ship, traditional dancer,... read more

    smotlhamme
    11/18/2019
  • Never been that close to a shark or a stingray Surrounded by tanks full of fish, including sharks and stingrays, is a visit there quite an experience. I attended a cocktail party there... read more

    Safariafficionado
    11/09/2019

    Lovely Ushaka! The Ushaka Marine proved to be one of the best places I've visited on a business trip. It was such a great experience... read more

    Badesto
    11/08/2019

    Great place for an outing Great place for couples with a variety of restaurants to choose from this can be an ideal venue for your next date, along... read more

    Menzi_Creator
    11/07/2019

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FOOD AND BEVERAGE

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.

Wahooz

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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