Durban, a coastal city in eastern South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, The Golden Mile beachfront is a popular destination for surfers, joggers, sunbathers and water-sports enthusiasts. The seafront promenade starts at uShaka Marine World, a huge theme park with an aquarium, and ends by the futuristic Moses Mabhida stadium.
KwaZulu-Natal is a colourful province, bordered by the warm Indian Ocean to the East and the high escarpment of the Drakensberg Mountains to the West, offering a host of attractions. It is also home to one of Africa’s most famous kingdoms, The Zulu, and therefore steeped in living culture and tradition. Durban is known for its African, Indian and colonial influences and subtropical climate. The stunning and extremely scenic Drakensberg Mountains or ‘Ukhahlamba’ (Barrier of Spiers in Zulu) offer walks, fishing, horse riding and the opportunity to view ancient Rock Art.


Oyster Box 5*

Standing majestically on Umhlanga’s beachfront overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse, The Oyster Box is the ultimate in colonial charm and style. The Oyster Lodge’ was built on the grounds in 1863 and was originally used as navigational beacon. Palm Court’ is now at the ‘heart’ of the…
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