Located on the Indian Ocean, Durban is South Africa's largest seaport. It is a modern, lively commercial and cultural center, and thanks to the access to sandy beaches also a place for relaxation.
The city was founded in the first half of the 19th century, but its greatest development only began almost 100 years later, in the interwar period. This was mainly due to the expansion of the port. The port of Durban is a place where city life is centered, but various industries and commerce also thrive.
Due to its seaside location, Durban's attraction is the possibility of relaxing on the beach. The largest beach, the Golden Mile, has good facilities, and you can stroll along the promenade alongside Durban Beach.
Due to the not very long history of Durban, related mainly to industry and maritime trade, there are almost no monuments here. The center is built up with modern office buildings and skyscrapers. The Meses Mabhida Stadium stands out in the city's architecture. It can be visited, and its stands are organized various attractions for tourists, such as zip lines and Big Rush bungee jumping.
Visiting Durban focuses primarily on attractions related to nature. There is a large Botanical Garden and the Mitchell Zoo, but the biggest attraction of Durban is undoubtedly the uShaka Sea World water park, where you can admire the animals that live in the warm seas.