Dit museum ligt in het centrum van de stad en onderzoekt de geschiedenis van Durban. Het museum focuseert op de geschiedenis van wetten uit de tijdperk van apartheid en is gehuisvest in het gebouw van de voormalige Afdeling van Inheemse Zakken. Fotografen en video uitstelling laten de kampen van politiek en samenleving die tijdens apartheid en de koloniaaltijden voorkwamen.
Burman Bush Nature Reserve is a small park (about 120 acres) which enjoys interesting coastal vegetation and is crossed by three, well marked trails. A visitors' center and interesting map help to explain the special characteristics of the reserve and the preservation work it has been, and is, carrying out. There are picnic spots dotted around the park, making it an ideal way to spend a day. The parking area is secured. Within easy reach of the city center this makes a nice day or half day outing. Call for more information.
Ooit in de rustige Cathedral Street, deze kathedraal staat nu onder de hele ruzie van het stadscentrum. Buiten is het gebouw van roode bakstenen en is van gotische toren gekroond. Binnen vindt man koele marmeren vloeren, gewelfden dakken en een mooien marmeren altaar. Deze kathedraal heeft nog dagelijkse diensten en iedereen is welkom.
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.
A large, modern, motor driven Catamaran with a 60 person capacity. Hakuna Matata Charters take regular one and a half hour trips into Durban harbor and out to sea, along the north coast. Hakuna Matata is also available for charters. An exciting and safe way to view Durban's coastline. Visit website for more details.
Housed inside the Muckleneuk, the Campbell Collections comprises of Killie Campbell African Library, William Campbell Furniture and Picture Collection and the Mashu Museum of Ethnology and the Jo Thorpe collection. The Campbell Collections was established by an artist and an eminent art collector William Campbell. The collection now belongs to the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is a must see for all those who visiting the campus. To know more about the place, check the website.
Take a day off from your daily schedule and spend it under the delightful sun at Addington Beach. The beach is always buzzing with tourists and locals alike, where people can find a lot of recreational activities like surfing, swimming, and other forms of water sports. Professional lifeguards are always on duty on the beach, so there's no fear of harm. There's also a number of bars and restaurants just across the street if you fancy a drink or bite after a tiring yet fun day. So grab your swimsuits and spend the day building sand castles on the Addington Beach.
Phansi Museum in a Victorian style mansion in Glenwood is full of collections reflecting history of art & craft in South Africa over the years. Amongst all the wonderful collections in here, the major attraction are the stone carvings, wooden sculptures, glass bead ornaments, fertility dolls and wire baskets. The puppet room here with over 30 real size puppets dressed in traditional African attire is a must visit. Once started merely as a private collection, Phansi Museum now boasts one of the best African art & craft collection in the entire city.