Want an adventure on your doorstep? uShaka Marine World is the most exciting place to visit in the city of Durban. Situated on Durban’s Golden Mile and perched just outside the entrance to Africa’s busiest port, uShaka Marine World is everything you’ve always looked forward to when it comes to fun by the sea!
The Whole Package
With so much to offer from the mysteries of the ocean, the thrill of Wet ‘n Wild, a kiddies seaside play paradise, to non-stop entertainment and more, visitors are sure to keep coming back to Africa’s largest marine theme park again and again! Boasting the 5th largest aquarium in the world, Sea World is anchored by the majestic “Phantom Ship,” an old 1920’s Cargo Ship that is said to have been wrecked on the Sea World Island. Stroll through underground viewing galleries extending through the ship wreck and be astounded by our tanks which are home to 300 species of marine life and 10 000 sea creatures.
Sea World - shows
Visit Sea World where you can enjoy fun-filled seal shows at the Seal Stadium and the Penguin rockery where African Penguins reside are must-sees. Island activities include the Snorkel Lagoon, Ocean Walker, Shark Dive, a ray touch pool and stingray feed opportunity. Be sure to visit the Dolphin Stadium and get to know our dolphins. There are two dolphin shows daily at the Dolphin Stadium with Gambit, the largest bottlenose dolphin in any oceanarium in the world, the star of our shows.
After which spend a few hours at Wet ‘n Wild, where you can experience the thrill of the many fun rides. There’s also plenty of chill time on the Lazy River adventure river ride. New to the park is the scintillating body tornado water slide – the first of its kind in South Africa – that will blow you away!
The ultimate live act is Dangerous Creatures - a wonder world of all that is slimy, scaly and creepy. This is a “Zanzibar” warehouse filled with exotic reptiles saved from a shipwreck. So, look out for poisonous snakes such as the king cobra, black mamba and Gaboon adder, crocodiles, poison dart frogs, tarantulas, tree vipers and a few surprises guaranteed to make your flesh crawl.
uShaka Kids World
uShaka Kids World boasts one of Africa’s largest jungle gyms with netted mazes, tunnels, stairways, link bridges and swings. Designed for youngsters aged between 2 and 12, this adventure island includes loads of entertainment and play areas for the little ones. Other uShaka friends are Delia the Dolphin, Slippy the Seal, Rusty the Penguin and Raggy the Shark. Catch them strutting “their stuff” over the weekends throughout Sea World, Village Walk and uShaka Kids World.
Chimp & Zee Rope Adventure Park
Make sure you experience uShaka’s latest attractions, that of the uShaka Rope Adventure Park, which consists of a series of rope bridges, obstacle courses, climbing nets, zip lines and crossings with the longest continuous belay system in Africa.
Other new offering available at uShaka Marine World, is Sea Animal Encounters Island - an island adventure like no other where you can meet a dolphin or seal, feed a sting ray, experience an underwater adventure in the Ocean Walker, come up close and personal with Sharks in the Xpanda Shark Dive, snorkel with exotic fish at the snorkel lagoon or even take a trip to the back of house where you can discover all the behind the scenes action!
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