Athlone Park Places of Interest

Athlone Park is situated in Durban, in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN/AROUND Athlone Park

Amanzimtoti Golf Club

Set just south of Durban and on the white sandy shores of KwaZulu Natal lays the Amanzimtoti Golf Course and Country Club. Originally opened, in 1915, under the name Isipingo, the Golf Club has a wonderful ...

Durban Beaches

As the main metropolis of the KwaZulu-Natal Province, Durban certainly has much to see and do. However, year after year, its beautiful beaches continue to be the lure that attracts visitors from all over the ...

Ilanda Wilds Reserve

Ilanda Wilds Nature Reserve is a petite yet effervescent ground of nature that runs along the banks of the Amanzimtoti River. A recorded 300 species of bird life makes the reserve a popular bird watching ...

Umbogavango Nature Reserve

The forest at Umbogavango Nature Reserve is like something out of a story that the passage of time forgot. The thick overhead canopy, the tangle of creepers, the slatted bamboo bridge at Dick's Crossing just ...

... and little further afield

Durban Botanical Gardens

The Durban Botanical Gardens are famous for the original specimen of a Cycad (Encephalartos woodii) that is still widely acknowledged as probably the rarest plant in the world, as well as for its extensive ...

Durban Green Corridor

The Durban Green Corridor shares Durban's natural open spaces with visitors to the city. It offers a 'new' Durban experience; one that reaches beyond the traditional 'beach' holiday. The project is twofold. On ...

Hazrath Badsha Peer Shrine

In the midst of the busy market on Victoria Street stands the Brook Street cemetery, one of the most famous and oldest cemeteries in Durban. Here, in amongst the four different religious denominations of the ...

Inanda Seminary

Founded by the American Board of Missions (ABM) in 1869 the Inanda Seminary is one of the oldest girls' schools in South Africa, a private all-girls independent Christian boarding school. It was one of the ...

Ohlange Institute

On April 27, 1994, Nelson Mandela, as the president of the ANC (African National Congress), chose to cast his vote at Ohlange Institute, a school founded by John Langalibalele Mafukuzela Dube (he was known as ...

People's Park

Just south of the Moses Mabhida Stadium, in Stamford Hill, is People's Park. As its name suggests it is a park designed for people, particularly children. Don't go expecting the usual rectangle, grassy verges, ...

Roosfontein Nature Reserve

The reserve covers 150 hectares of South African grasslands, with a fair smattering of wild flowers and other gorgeous vegetation. This is the ideal retreat for those visiting or living in Durban that want a ...

Shongweni Nature Reserve

The Shongweni dam and nature reserve is classically beautiful. Get there early enough the reserve lies only forty minutes' from Durban add a little early morning mist to the equation, and the side of the ...

The Indian Quarter

The two-storey building that is the Victoria Street Market, with under cover parking below, is a top-to-bottom array of clothing, leather goods, jewellery and the odd Indian spice shop. But if you are looking ...

Vasco Da Gama Memorial

In the heart of the Victoria Embankment (now known as Margaret Mncadi Avenue) stands the Vasco da Gama Clock, there to memorialise Vasco Da Gama's first sighting of Durban, which happened on the eve of ...

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