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Best things to do in Durban

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Establishment
“Make yourself at home at Durban’s warmest place to enjoy family fun and top class sporting facilities. Established in 1922, Durban Country Club boasts a proud history that spans back almost 90 years. Situated only 1 kilometre north of Durban’s “golden mile” beachfront and in the heart of Durban’s thriving sporting precinct – opposite the iconic Moses Mabhida stadium and Kings Park Stadium – the Durban Country Club is the place to meet and have fun. Durban Country Club (DCC) offers not one but two magnificent clubhouses and highly rated courses.”
7 locals recommend
Bar
“Cool viby place with local live music and comedy shows check out the website for events.”
5 locals recommend
Nightlife Spot
“Such a vibe in this road, with plenty of coffee shops and restaurants to choose from.”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Renowned Westville pub. Good range of beers on tap and good pub grub (can order and collect). Catch all the games. Noisy and friendly "local". ”
5 locals recommend
Establishment
“Local art and craft, local music, watch the tug boats at work, explore the National Maritime Museum. ”
3 locals recommend
Gas Station
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“Everything you may need or want to eat on a holiday or quick weekend away or business trip. High quality food and ready made meals.”
8 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Superspar is in this center. This is the best superspar in our area. Great bakery section and all your basics. There's also a pharmacy here.”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“more contemporary dining, a great place for a date or fancy night out. they have a nice wine selection and great food.”
8 locals recommend
Establishment
“The Playhouse Company is Ethekwini’s premier theatre organization, based at the Playhouse theatre complex in Anton Lembende Street (formerly Smith Street) in the heart of the coastal city of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal on the Eastern Seaboard of South Africa. As a Cultural Institution The Playhouse Company receives public funding from the South African National Government and the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government.”
5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Uber is world wide. However it is not the cheapest form of transport, however it is very reliable. ”
7 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely gardens with a collection of plants from all over the world. Don't miss the cycads and the orchid collection. You often see pelicans in the lake and its a peaceful safe place to have a picnic or stop in for a snack at the tea garden. Free entrance.”
5 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely hiking trail within the Nature Reserve. There are animals that wander around in the reserve. There is also an old castle on the property that belongs to the owners grandparents but is no longer in use. (Coedmore Castle)”
7 locals recommend
Theatre
“Enjoy the variety of shows at the theatre. Google online to find out what they have on at present. ”
6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Discover what life was like in the old Durban during and leading up to the apartheid era.Set in one of the original native affairs buildings”
6 locals recommend
Café
“My mate, Juddy Poo, will serve you great cups of coffee while entertaining you with his wit and charm! A 5min walk from us. ”
9 locals recommend
Café
“A special treat dinner, amazing food that the Durban locals keep going back for!”
8 locals recommend