This stadium, named after the former General Secretary of the South African Communist Party, was constructed in the Durban sports precinct for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Its unique design allows it to both expand to 80,000-person capacity and reduce to hold 54,000 people. The modern structure includes a large arch which symbolizes the country's struggles and unification.
uShaka Sea World is a world of wonder and magic. This outstanding shipwreck-themed aquarium is linked to the dolphinarium where delightful dolphin, seal and penguin shows take place throughout the day. There's also a snorkeling lagoon and a touch pool. Scuba divers feed fish, giant turtles and stingrays by hand, and the sharks are awe-inspiring. Sea World is run by SAAMBR (The South African Association for Marine Biological Research), a non-government, non-profit association that also incorporates the Sea World Education Centre and the Oceanographic Research Institute.
Located between Botha's Hill and Drummond, Phezulu Safari Park is highly recommended. It lies on the ridge overlooking the Valley of 1,000 hills. There is a good curio shop on site and two restaurants; try a four-wheel trip into the Valley of hills. The main attractions, however, are the interesting tour of the crocodile farm and the Zulu village and dancing show. There is also an animal farm and children's playground.
One of Durban's most attractive areas, Florida Road is where nightlife thrives alongside myriad shopping establishments. Dotted with restaurants that offer a riot of cuisines, this street will win you over with its pleasant bustle and upbeat vibe. It can be safely dubbed a retail paradise, owing to the number of varied fashion boutiques it houses and is also home to some extremely charming buildings like the Quarters Hotel - an erstwhile Victorian home. A heaven for art lovers too, this street is further peppered with establishments like Artisan Contemporary Gallery and African Art Centre. In addition, entertainment venues like Casablanca and brimming bars breathe life into its sprawl.
Discover Durban's nightlife by visiting the Fahrenheit Executive Lounge and Nightclub. As the sun sets, the interiors are lit with psychedelic lighting and modern sound settings while the DJ spins some groovy numbers making the crowd burn the dance floor. While enjoying the lively ambiance of the club you could indulge in light snacks and drinks. The club also offers rental spaces for private events and parties where the venue can be decorated as per the requirement of the event.
Distillery 031, situated in the heart of Morningside, is a bar and distillery producing all natural rum, gin, vodka and absinthe in small batches. The interior of this restobar is cozy with long and comfortable wooden benches kept across the dining space. Chandeliers covered in leaves, with few bulbs hanging from it is unique and makes a nice addition to the decor. The friendly service here will make you feel comfortable, welcomed and right at home. Distillery 031 also organizes daily guided tours for groups. During the course of the tour, a professional and experienced staff will show you around and explain to you all the distilling process and even let you taste few of their beverages at the end of the tour. Do not forget to buy a bottle of their craft spirit from the in-house store to take home with you.
Ster-Kinekor Musgrave is located in the Musgrave Shopping Centre. It is in the leafy suburb of Musgrave, a few minutes drive from the city centre. It is run by the large Ster Kinekor Corporation, with over 10 screens and shows mainstream films. There is a counter where you can buy pop-corn and refreshments. Viewing times are subject to change dependent on film running times. Details of current screenings can be found on their website.