Durban, located in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, is the third biggest South African city after Cape Town and Johannesburg. Durban is well recognized for its privileged weather and big sandy beaches.
Durban is a multicultural city that breathes diversity and a rich culture, mostly a mix of indigenous South African cultures, like the Zulu, with the Indian descendants, British descendants, and others.
Durban is a destination to be visited all year round, especially attractive for its outdoor activities, greenery, and climate.
Durban As A Beach Destination
Durban boasts attractive beaches and is a widely recognized beach destination. Do not forget to visit the famous Umhlanga Beach or North Beach, both a must visit if you are in Durban; as well as the renowned La Lucia Beach.
Safaris In Durban
Never to be missed while in South Africa: Safari! There are several safaris in KwaZulu Natal or departing from Durban, and with a scenery much greener than in other parts of South Africa.
Visit The Indigenous Tribes In Durban
Don´t miss the unique opportunity to visit how the Zulu people live and visit a village on a day tour or even experience staying overnight in their unique houses ( beehive huts).
The City of Durban has a humid sub-tropical climate, with a warm dry winter season and hot wet summer season. The average temperature in Durban is 24°C during summer and 16°C during winter.
This week in Durban
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Visa Information To Visit Durban
You may be required a visa to visit South Africa. Please visit The Department Of Home Affairs of South Africa for updated information regarding visa requirements and application.
The crime level of Durban has been observed as medium to high. Burglary, robbery, and theft are among the most reported crimes. We advise tourists to be alert at all times and follow safety rules: Use official transport, keep your belongings and never leave them unattended, carry your passport (or a copy of your passport), do not walk alone in risky areas or at night, be vigilant when withdrawing money from an ATM.