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"Golden Mile" is well known as the six kilometre
coastal region that stretches from Addington Beach to
the Country Club Beach. The Snake Park and Bay of Plenty
beaches are known to offer some of the best waves on the
Along this beach area, there are changing rooms and numerous
restaurants. Stop and take a look at the benches and showering
facilities - most of these items were supplied by our
members and are made from Grade 316 stainless steel.
in 1849, the Botanical Gardens has a herb garden, indigenous
and exotic flora, a collection of rare cycads and a wonderful
orchard house. There is also a tea garden to enjoy and
relax during your meandering. 031 304 4642
sea cruises are offered by Sarie Marais and Isle of Capri.
Both cruises are offered daily, the former operates from
the Sarie Marais Jetty, the latter from Aliwal Street
Jetty. Charter cruises are also available. 031 - 301 1953
Golden Mile joins Durban's warm Indian Ocean main beaches
with upmarket hotels and restaurant. The Golden Mile includes
paddling pools, the Funworld with its amusement rides,
including bumper cars, roundabouts and slot machines.
The cablecar ride along the beachfront gives a birds eye
view of the paddling pools and beach area. 031 - 3329776
Golden Mile even features a Minitown which generates much
interest amongst visitors.
snake demonstrations, with feeding on weekends of indigenous
and exotic species, with a strong emphasis on education.
073 1569 606
miniaturised display of Durban City, with working models
of ships in the harbour, rail and airport facilities.
Well known buildings and landmarks will give adults and
children alike a pleasant experience. 031 - 337 7892
Sea World moved in 2004 to its new premises
in the UShaka Island theme park, between the southern end of the Golden Mile and Durban Point. The new Sea World is the worlds 5th largest marine theme park in the world. It exhibits 12 000 animals, predominantly from the western Indian Ocean, with the largest collection of sharks in the Southern Hemisphere.
River Bird Park
Umgeni Bird Park, ranked among the top three in the world,
is excellent value for all visitors to see. Numerous indigenous
and exotic varieties can be viewed in their natural habitat,
by way of walk in cages. Recently a free flight bird show
was launched, which has met with great success amongst
locals and tourists. The show is highly educational with
lots of fun. 031 - 579 4600
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