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Luxury Tailor-Made South Africa Holidays Durban 2024 & 2025 

Sun, Surf and Spice 

Durban Is sure to captivate you with its golden beaches, busy markets and extremely good food! Dive into the many flavours at the renowned Victoria Street Market, where the aroma of spices fills the air. Stroll along the Golden Mile to explore the city's diverse landscape and you'll find palm-fringed promenades, seaside strolls and breath-taking sunsets.  
 
If you're up for a bit of adventure then Durban is the place for you. Head to the nearby of Valley of a Thousand Hills for a hike to discover its lush greenery, or make your way to the sea to surf the legendary waves of the South Coast.  
 
Durban is the perfect blend of relaxation, adventure and culture, making your holiday here one to remember! 
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Things to do and see in Durban 

Golden Mile 

The Golden Mile is the epitomy of the vibrant essence of Durban's beachfront, stretching along the waters of the Indian Ocean. Spanning approximately six kilometres, this famous promenade offers you a mix of sun, sand and leisure. You can lay in the sunshine year-round or stroll along the palm-fringed pathways, taking in the panoramic views of the sparkling ocean. 
 
Along the Golden Mile, you will find a variety of restaurants, cafes and plenty of entertainment as the promenade is full of energy and activity, where both the locals and tourists go to socialise and wind down. 
 
Whether it's soaking up the sun on the sandy beaches, enjoying water sports, or simply savouring the sea breeze, the Golden Mile promises endless delights and unforgettable experiences for all who wander its shores. 

Moses Mabhida Stadium 

The Moses Mabhida Staium is an iconic symbol of Durban's vibrant spirit and architecture. You can ascend the arch via the SkyCar for panoramic views of the city and the coastline from the top or for the more adventurous you have take a leap off the Big Swing for an extra adrenaline rush . 
 
The stadium hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup and is named in honour of the anti-apartheid activist Moses Mabhida; its not only a sporting venue but also a hub of entertainment. Hosting a range of events from sports matches to concerts and exhibitions, Moses Mabhida Stadium is a must-visit destination that captures the essence of Durban's dynamic energy and cultural heritage. 

Victoria Street Market 

Victoria Street Market is a vibrant cultural hub nestled in the heart of Durban, filled with the sights, sounds, and flavours of Africa. This bustling marketplace, steeped in history and tradition, offers a sensory feast for visitors from around the globe.  
 
Wander through the labyrinthine stalls filled with exotic spices, fragrant incense, handcrafted jewellery, and colourful textiles, each offering a glimpse into Durban's rich cultural tapestry. Sample authentic Indian and African cuisine at the food court, where tantalizing aromas fill the air, or chat with friendly vendors eager to share stories and insights.  
 
Whether hunting for unique souvenirs, indulging in culinary delights, or simply immersing oneself in the vibrant ambiance, Victoria Street Market invites all who enter to experience the vibrant essence of Durban's multicultural heritage. 

Durban Botanic Gardens 

A visit to Africa‚Äôs oldest surviving botanical garden is a must. This garden was established in 1849 and is home to many endemic plant species, including orchids, cycads and palms.. Wander along the winding pathways shaded by towering trees, marvel at the vibrant colours of all the exotic blooms and relax by the ponds and fountains.  
 
You can visit the orchid house, wander around the spring-fed lake and see jacaranda trees that have been growing since the late-19th century. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city in this little oasis of greenery and tranquility. 

Try the Famous Bunny Chow 

Bunny Chow is a beloved South African culinary delight. Originating from the Indian community in Durban, this unique dish consists of a hollowed-out loaf of bread filled with flavourful curry, typically made with chicken, lamb, or vegetables. 
 
Bunny Chow is not just a meal but a cultural experience, reflecting the diverse heritage of the city. To savour this iconic dish in Durban, head to the bustling streets of the city centre or to popular local eateries like House of Curries, Jeera at Suncoast Towers, or Johnny's Rotis. These establishments offer authentic Bunny Chow experiences, where the fragrant aromas and bold flavours of Durban's curry culture come to life in every bite. 

Best time to visit Durban 

Spring - September to November 
Springtime in Durban brings mild temperatures and less humidity, making it a comfortable time of year to the explore the city, also a fantastic time for whale-watching. 
 
Summer - December to February 
This is Durban's peak tourist season with warm temperatures and plenty of sun. Its a perfect time for beachdays, water sports and other outdoor activities.  
 
Autumn - March to May 
The autumn months have pleseant weather with fewer crowds compared to the summer months. Its a great time for hiking, exploring the city and visiting the attractions without the summer heat. 
 
Winter - June to August 
Durban's winter is mild and dry and a popular time if youre looking to escape the colder climates. While the temperatures are cool, the city still gets plenty of sun making it a year-round destination for beach days! 

Top Hotels in Durban  

The Oyster Box 

Hilton Durban 

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