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.

  • Ushaka is filled with friendly staff all around. It has many fun and unique things to do, along with satisfying food options.

    The main...
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    Akshay Deena

    Great place to visit with the kids Great place to visit, lots to see and do. The dolphins show was great, and the amount to see is loads, go early... read more


    A lot to say about this place, they had such a big aquarium, must to visit. They also have lot of food joints... read more

    pradeep karuna

    Great Entertainment My first visit to uShaka Marine World, very impressed. If there are young children what a great way to keep them occupied... read more

  • uShaka is worth a trip It's something we wanted to do while on holiday. It was very clean and not too busy which is a plus. ... read more


    Excellent weather. Excellent aquarium. Excellent entertainment. Enjoyed the mall too. Lots of eating outlets. Good food and very safe. Must compliment the shows... read more

    Rasta Rebel

    Fabulous aquarium displays! We spent a good three hours at UShaka during our first day in Durban and were simply blown away by the wonderful tanks... read more


    We went during the vacation time and didn't realise it was such a hit with locals as well as tourists! That being... read more

    Elias Hordofa
  • Pretty much the safest place to be in Durban. Everyone warns tourists to stay in the tourist areas and don't venture out by yourself. Definitely don't go out in the evening... read more

    Orphan L

    Lots of fun for the whole family Aside from the main aquarium, Ushaka has a number of attractions for the whole family, such as kiddies pool and slides, adult pool... read more


    Excellent place to spend all day! The whole complex is worth visiting.
    We went without our teenage kids, but still enjoyed.
    We did cage diving to see the sharks, we...
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    Laura V

    Excellent The best place to be is at ushaka. Great service from all the attending staff. The aquarium was love, enjoyed seeing the... read more

  • Worth visiting We were a group of 20 Mauritians who visited ushaka Marine World last Sunday. The concept is great as the aquarium lies in... read more


    This is brilliant a must to see This is by far the best aquarium that we have seen anywhere in the world and you do not have to go to... read more


    Amazing place We had an amazing time at Ushaka. There is a lot to do with the whole family. From the aquarium, to dolphin show... read more

    Buki O

    Family and friends Ushaka marine life is amazing and unique. There is pool parties, fish aquariums , things to buy and probably eat .It's amazing.There's... read more


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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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