Beachfront Places of Interest

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

Attractions IN Beachfront

Dick King Statue

Dick King is best known for his epic 10-day ride from Durban (then it was called Port Natal) to Grahamstown in 1842 to round up reinforcements for the British. At the time, Durban was in danger from the Boer ...

Durban Harbour

Durban Harbour is a natural harbour that still resembles the original bay’s shape. It is said that Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama, discovered the bay in 1497. Soon, it became a major point of access that ...

Golden Mile

As its name implies, the Golden Mile boasts a gorgeous stretch of several golden beaches, which are lapped by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. These are flanked by the hustle and bustle of some of Durban’s ...

Moses Mabhida Stadium

Durban is one of South Africa’s most significant metropolises, and the proud home of the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Named after one of the most dedicated freedom fighters of the apartheid regime, this has been ...

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, ...

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 ...

Attractions AROUND Beachfront

Bayhead Natural Heritage Site

Durban's bay and extensive harbour is home to a remaining 15 hectare stand of mangroves - where formerly there were extensive mangroves (438 hectares) right around the edges of the bay - that is today a ...

Beachwood Golf Course

The Beachwood Golf Course is part of Durban Country Club lying about 2 km north of Durban Country Club. Although it borders the Indian Ocean, Beachwood does not quite have the accentuated undulating fairways ...

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 ...

Durban City Hall

Although the area that is today known as Durban has been inhabited by human beings for tens of thousands of years, it was only when Portuguese Explorer, Vasco Da Gama, ‘discovered’ it in 1497 that it was ...

Durban Country Club

Durban Country Club comprises of two golfing estates separated by the Umgeni River. Lying just south of the river, in fact bordered by both the river and the sparkling waters of the warm Indian Ocean lies the ...

Durban International Convention Centre

A focal point of Durban's Central business district, the International Convention Centre Durban is a functional space in an aesthetic environment. Centrally located and just a quarter of an hour from the ...

Durban Millenium Tower

Built to commemorate the new millennium on the Bluff headland near the entrance to Durban's harbour, the Millenium Tower is not officially a lighthouse, nor does it fall under the National Ports Authority. ...

Durban Natural Science Museum

The Durban Natural Science Museum is dedicated to the earth, it's history, it future, its life and the life forms that live and have lived on it. The worldly home of this historic earth collection is housed in ...

Greyville Race Course

Say the suburb name ‘Greyville’ to the average Durbanite, and you will discover it is virtually synonymous with the Durban July and Durban’s first and longest running sports venue - the Greyville Racecourse. ...

Indian Quarter

Speak to anyone who has lived in Durban for years about the 'Indian Quarter' and for a moment they will hesitate, for they know this part of town simply as 'Grey Street', which is even more confusing as its ...

KwaZulu Natal Beaches

Durban's beaches are characterised by soft, golden sand, palm trees and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. The main beaches are shark netted and patrolled from sunrise to sunset by trained lifeguards who ...

KwaZulu Natal Philharmonic Orchestra

Widely regarded as Africa's premier orchestra, the KZNPO's commitment to musical excellence has been the driving force behind the myriad of live concerts given annually, as well as a comprehensive education ...

Medwood Gardens

In the heart of the bustling city centre of Durban, where industry and commerce happily collide in a haze of activity, the tranquillity of the Medwood Gardens comes rather unexpectedly. This little retreat, ...

Rivertown Precinct

Durban's Rivertown has been described as a 'cultural revival spot', a major regeneration of the Durban CBD, and a revamp of the heart of Durban. It is Durban the way you've never seen it before. Not to be left ...

Royal Durban Golf Club

Flat but interesting championship course within the confines of the Greyville horse racing track, and close to the city centre. Several holes border on the racetrack on the opening nine, so don't come to Royal ...

Umgeni River Bird Park

Designed and built in an old quarry site on the banks of the Umgeni River, just 10 minutes outside Durban, the Umgeni River Bird Park is one of the greatest attractions of the city. Walk-through aviaries, ...

uShaka Marine World

uShaka Marine World in Durban is a world-class entertainment and tourism destination. At the end of Durban's Golden Mile is the beginning of uShaka Marine World - spanning over 15 hectares of prime beach ...

... and little further afield

Beachwood Mangroves Reserve

Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve is a 76 hectrare reserve with the largest population of mangrove trees in the Durban area. The area is used as a Nature Conservation Education Centre. The black mangrove, the ...

Brook Street Cemetery

Brook Street Cemetery lies in the west end of Durban's city centre, alongside the Victoria Street, Early Morning and Brook Street markets (part of the Markets of Warwick tour; a highlight of any visit to ...

Cotswold Downs Golf Course

Cotswold Downs is known for its natural splendour and abundance. It is located in Hillcrest, Durban, which places it within convenient proximity to the attractions and amenities of the big city, while it ...

Gandhi Centenary Park

Right in the centre of Chatsworth stands an open public space known as Gandhi Centenary Park. It lies across a street block; a beautiful breathing space in the midst of a humming and commercial neighbourhood, ...

Silverglen Nature Reserve

Chatsworth has a substantial green belt around the Umlaas river and dam. Within this green belt is the relatively unknown 220 hectare Silverglen Nature Reserve on the northern bank of the Umlazi River - there ...

St Paul's Church

Just across the road from the Durban City Hall, in Monty Naicker Street (what used to be Pine Street), is a square in which stands an old vicarage and the 1909 St Paul's Church. The Gothic Revival Edwardian ...

Umdloti Beach Coastal Conservancy

The Umdloti Coastal Conservancy is made up of three separate beaches. These are 1) Selection, 2) Newsel and 3) Umdloti. Umdloti Beach is popular as it has a natural tidal pool that is watched by lifeguards ...

Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve

The Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve is small at only 26 hectares, but the trails are stunning and lead through dune forest, across the lagoon and onto the beach. At the lagoon mouth are the remains of a Stone ...

Valley of 1000 Hills Route

The Valley of 1000 Hills Route is one of KwaZulu Natal's best kept secrets. The Valley of a 1000 Hills forms around the majestic valley created by the Mngeni River and it's tributaries. Many artists and ...

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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