World is Africa's largest Marine Theme park, spanning over 15 hectares of prime beachfront. Situated at the end of Durban’s Golden mile, it is a world class tourist destination, with a huge variety of fun filled entertainment, magnificent sea life and beautiful layout, up market restaurants and much, much more! There is something everyone at
Ushaka Marine world!
Wet n’ Wild!
These fun filled freshwater rides cater for both the adrenaline junkie and the more relaxed, with an awesome variety of slides and pools to entertain you and your family, boasting the highest slide in the southern hemisphere! Some of the featured rides include: The Mamba, The Squid, Zoom Zoom, The Torpedo, and The famous Drop Zone, to name but a few! These are guaranteed to leave you feeling exhilarated and wanting more!
If you are the more relaxed type, then the 450m-adventure river ride is definitely for you!
Try the open super tube rides, or enjoy the 450m-adventure river ride around UShaka marine Park, through the wreck of a 1920's cargo steamer, exploring rapids and passing the shark tank as you take in the beautiful sub-tropical scenery.
Avis Snorkel Lagoon
UShaka Marine World's Avis Snorkel Lagoon is an amazing opportunity to swim with the fish in the aquarium. You can snorkel among a gorgeous variety of colorful fish species and come face to face with sharks through an acrylic panel. It is a wonderfully unique opportunity to safely swim with our stunning marine life! Snorkel sessions are conducted hourly. The times for Avis Snorkel Lagoon are listed as follows:
• Closed between 13h00-14h00 • Out of Season open from 10h00-17h00 • In Season open from 09h00-18h00. The rates are as follows:
Rate Description ZAR 50 Per adult (30 mins) ZAR 160 Per adult (full day) ZAR 30 Per child (30 mins) ZAR 105 Per child (full day)
You will be provided with a Buoyancy vest, a mask and snorkel, just remember to bring your swimming gear, towel and sun protection along. This is a wonderful family activity, as anyone, child or adult can participate, and enjoy swimming with the sea life at Ushaka!
For people who has a true taste for adrenaline, nothing beats taking the plunge and coming face to face with the fierce sharks at uShaka's Xpanda Shark Cage Experience!There are Zambezi sharks and Ragged tooth Sharks inhabiting this fierce shark tank. All you will need is your swimming gear, a mask and snorkel to be lowered into the shark tank in an acrylic cage, in order to admire these magnificent predators close up in their own environment. It is truly a magical and rare opportunity to come face to face with one of natures most feared and beautiful creatures. Shark Cage Experience have daily sessions, the times are listed below: • 10h30 - 11h30 • 13h00 - 14h00 • 16h00 - 17h00
Rate DescriptionZAR 100 Per person (The Rate may Vary depending on the time of year)
You will provided with a Protective cage, swimming mask, snorkel, but don’t forget your swimming gear, towel and sun protection! This activity is available for everyone, adult and child, and promises to be an unforgettable experience. Photo’s will be taken of your shark cage experience, and you will have the option to purchase these after if you like, so you may show your bravery off for many years to come!
The rates for the Ushaka Shark cage Experience are as follows:
Ushaka has an impressive 1200 seater dolphin stadium where you'll be entertained by the world-famous Dolphins, the seal stadium and penguin rookery. UShaka offers three dolphin shows a day, as well as having separate interactive tanks known as The dolphin Lagoon, which offers up close and personal encounters with these beautiful creatures!
Durban is renowned for its market shopping experiences and its variety of mouthwatering cuisine. Take a stroll along uShaka Village Walk and enjoy the stunning vista, feel the excitement of the activities and be tempted by the smell of tantalizing tasty food mingles while you enjoy the cool sea breeze.Ushaka Village walk has a lovely African-theme, and is a true a retail heaven and culinary adventure.
Dine in style at the Shark restaurant, with a magnificent three-story view of these awesome creatures; or choose from one of dozens of outlets, from fast food to family restaurants, each with specialized cuisine to cater for all tastes. Not to forget the large selection of retail outlets focusing on outdoor recreation and clothing, sporting equipment, arts, crafts, curios and other fun items! Access to the Village Walk is free of charge.
Apart from the wonderful activities, sights and adventures already mentioned, there is much more for you to enjoy at Theme park.
There are beautiful coral gardens, showing off a rich, diverse, and brightly colored coral reef!
You and your children can enjoy the Rocky Touch Pool, allowing you the opportunity to touch a starfish, feel a sea cucumber, and really get in “touch” with our under water friends! The centre piece of this fun filled park is the Sea World Aquarium. With almost 500 meter long fish tanks, integrated into the replica of a sunken cargo steamer, they display an impressive diversity of underwater life: