Durban, South Africa

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  • 3 mentions in Where to spend 3-5 days after Cape Town and a safari?

    • Markus T.

      Markus T. said, "...You should definately stay in Drakensberge if you are into hiking, they are called the Switzerland of South Africa . Durban is ok for a one night stay, would definately do Drakensberge or maybe Hluhluwe to the North...." See More

    • Christopher G.

      Christopher G. said, "...Hiking trips are also possible, check ahead of time though for options. I have not been to the Metropolitan area of Durban, but there are some nice beaches in the area, and much warmer then the water in Cape Town..." See More

    • Megan M.

      Megan M. said, "... Durban is a great city that will give you a totally different feel than Cape Town. It has a very large Indian population and with that some amazing Indian food. The beach front is beautiful, and there is a great aquarium..." See More

  • 1 mention in Trying to find the best nature reserves/safaris.

    • Gordon T.

      Gordon T. said, "...drive, if you can, change your flight to Johannesburg and you will be able to easily drive to the beach at Durban and then onward up to Kruger. On your way you can stop in Graskop where they have a pretty..." See More

  • 1 mention in What should I know when planning a trip to South Africa?

    • Yaniv W.

      Yaniv W. said, "...is awesome, but if you plan on visiting Kruger National Park, I think you can skip it. From East London to Durban is the rightly named Wild Coast. Small Xhosa villages dot the landscape, which is very rugged and undeveloped. There..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are your favorite cities in South Africa?

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...an entire trip around Cape Town itself, or you could branch out along the Garden Route, continuing along the coast to Durban, which is known for its beaches. In between, the Eastern Cape has some insanely gorgeous coastline...." See More

  • 1 mention in Is five days too ambitious to complete a road trip from Durban to Cape Town?

    • Liam P.

      Liam P. said, "...mentioned Coffee Bay and this is one of the most amazing places to visit in South Africa. I have done the Durban to Stellenboschroad trip 15 times, and almost every time we stayed in coffee bay for a couple of days...." See More

  • 1 mention in What is the craziest adventure you've found while traveling?

    • Spencer S.

      Spencer S. said, "...Ace. Bre, YOU get to fly a plane that does tricks and shit. How dope is that? The other is in Durban. Go to Moses Mabhida Stadium, walk the stairs to the top of the stadium, and swing on the..." See More

  • 1 mention in How to go to Madagascar by Sea

    • Yaniv W.

      Yaniv W. said, "...Madagascar by sea (only by plane), but if you have luck and sailing skills, I heard you can join yachts in Durban, South Africa sailing to the island. Other than the adventure of being out in the ocean, I personally..." See More

  • 1 mention in First trip to South Africa and I want to see it all! Where do you recommend

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...university town, though we were there during the annual arts festival, which made it more exciting than it might otherwise be. Durban is supposed to be great, but we missed it. Instead, we headed north toward Johannesburg, stopping for the night..." See More