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.

  • Was fun but very disturbing to see the shops and restaurants that were still not operating after the covid pandemic.

    Zanele Annah Khoza

    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

    One of the best water parks in Africa. Love this place. Its awesome for the young and old.

    Thabiso Kgabung
  • Worth a visit Great aquarium, nice water world for younger people, nice shops & great restaurants, I recommend that you try it, it also has ample... read more


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

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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


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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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