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Things to do in Harbour

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Aquarium
“Ushaka is a great day out for the whole family! From water parks to aquarium viewing and many different restaurants, Ushaka has it all. ”
  • 222 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Recommended for a relaxed indoor or outdoor meal while taking in views of the Durban harbor. Daily Boat trips are offered weather permitting. There is also an indoor market with various offerings from clothing to curios.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Lounge
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“For an authentic Jazz & Deep House session then you don’t want to miss The Chairmen for bookings please contact me so that we can assist ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Local art and craft, local music, watch the tug boats at work, explore the National Maritime Museum. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing beachfront cafe with delicious food and beautiful views. Hire a bicycle and cycle up the Durban promenade. A must for every local traveler. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Food
“Excellent locally crafted beer and delicious food. The burgers are highly recommended. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Dining overlooking the edge of Durban's shoreline and straight down the pier? Yes please. Great buffet deals.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The largest aquarium in Africa. Beautiful setup in a "sunken" ship. Perfect outing for a rainy day, or combination with the water park.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“An entertainment wonderland occupying all 3 floors of the historic Winston Hotel, Origin has 5 music zones, chill out areas, and a rooftop terrace.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great italian food, coffee, wine and pastries. A laid back atmosphere with great service and interesting pizza and pasta specials everyday. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
  • 1 local recommends
Neighbourhood
“Great to take boat trip just before the sunset, for the beautiful views of Point Waterfront through its canals. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Watercrest Mall is the biggest in Hillcrest. It offers everything you might want out of a shopping experience. It has a cinema aswell.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Water Park
“uShaka's Wet and Wild Amusement Park is perfect for a fun-filled, family day out. Take note that slides aren’t operational during load shedding.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Amazing beachfront cafe with delicious food and beautiful views. Hire a bicycle and cycle up the Durban promenade. A must for every local traveler. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Dining overlooking the edge of Durban's shoreline and straight down the pier? Yes please. Great buffet deals.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great italian food, coffee, wine and pastries. A laid back atmosphere with great service and interesting pizza and pasta specials everyday. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“Durban and Curry are two words that go very well together, Just a short walk away, Dollywood is highly recommended”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“For the most wonderful ambience and view - this restaurant features views into the shark tank at Ushaka Marine, and the menu and food are great too!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Breakfast and lunch by the sea. Good coffee, great pizzas and nice vegan burgers. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
Restaurant
“Great for sunny afternoons overlooking the sea, sipping on cocktails. Make sure to check what time the live reggae music is playing. ”
  • 1 local recommends

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