Umbilo Places of Interest

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

Attractions IN/AROUND Umbilo

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 ...

... and little further afield

Denis Hurley Centre

The Denis Hurley Centre opened in central Durban, alongside the Roman Catholic Emmanuel Cathedral, in November 2015. Named after the bishop, Denis Hurley, who performed a pivotal role in the fight against ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

New Germany Nature Reserve

The small New Germany Nature Reserve lies on Mountain Ridge Road (which becomes Methven Road) in the midst of New Germany's suburbia. As the street's name suggests the reserve rests on a hill overlooking ...

Old Durban Railway Station

In Durban Central, the heart of the bustling conurbation of KwaZulu-Natal, is a real taste of history. The Old Durban Railway Station, as well as the City Hall and Old Post Office, exude the classically ...

Sardine Run

The Sardine Run is an annual migration of sardines along South Africa's east coast, between May and July. These tiny fish migrate from the cold waters of the Cape to seek the warmer, sub-tropical waters of ...

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 ...

Springside Nature Reserve

Springside Nature Reserve is found in the midst of suburban Hillcrest, a wonderful 21 hectare reserve that lies on both sides of a little stream along which there is a lovely little walk that takes one through ...

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