9 Things To Do in Bluff

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Bluff Birding / Nature Reserves

Visit the Bluff Nature Reserve

The small Bluff Nature Reserve is 45 ha in extent and consists of a large pan and adjacent forest. The pan is a home and a refuge for many water birds and waders. Two bird hides are sited along the edge of the ... more

WHEN?
Gate opening and closing times are from 07h00 to 17h00.

Bluff Museums

Join a Whaling History Tour

Explore another side of Durbanís fascinating history on a whaling tour. The whaling history of Durban started in 1907 when the Norwegian Consol in Durban raised money to start an operation. The operation began ... more

WHEN?
Booking is essential.
Tours operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Bluff Museums

Whaling Museum

A whale eardrum is one of several interesting artefacts on display at the new whaling museum opened by Bluff local, Dave Nielsen, who has decided to share the memorabilia he has kept from his father's heyday as a ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Durban Beaches & Pools

North Beach

Durbanís North Beach is extremely popular during the festive season and December school holidays. Thousands of tourists and holiday-makers flock to the beach to get into the water. The warm water offers ideal ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Bluff Beaches & Pools

Ansteys Beach

Ansteys Beach on the Bluff in Durban is very close to Cave Rock, which if youíre a surfer, you should be familiar with as itís a famous surf break. Like many of the beaches in Durban this is an unspoilt and ... more

WHEN?
Daylight hours.

Bluff Beaches & Pools

Bluff Beach

Come and take a leisurely stroll along the magnificent Bluff which is a stretch of unspoilt beach and dunes that invite you to be there. Get there early enough in the morning to watch the sunrise, because this is ... more

WHEN?
Daylight Hours.

Durban Family Entertainment / Scenic Drives / Sight Seeing

Durban's Ricksha bus

Cape Town and Johannesburg each have their own version of the hop-on-hop-off city sightseeing bus. Durban's equivalent is the Ricksha bus (not spelt 'Rickshaw', to prevent any confusion with the Hong Kong ... more

WHEN?
Operates daily.

Durban Sight Seeing

SA Sugar Terminal Tour

Not that we're suggesting for a moment that you encourage your children to eat any more sugar, but this is one tour that is at once interesting and fun for the whole family. Head down the M4, past Maydon Wharf, ... more

WHEN?
Daily at 08h30, 10h00 and 11h30.
Closed on Fridays.

Durban Scenic Flights / Sight Seeing / Sports & Leisure

Gyrocopter Flips with KZN Gyro

Gyrocopters were made famous by James Bond in You Only Live Twice. Since then, they have been offering adventurers the opportunity to see the world from new and thrilling heights. A gyrocopter is similar to a ... more

WHEN?
Booking is recommended.

Monday to Sunday from 08h00 to 17h00, weather permitting.

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Durban Wheelchair Friendly / Parks & Gardens

Visit the Durban Botanical Gardens

The Durban Botanic Gardens (DBG) traces its origins to colonial times, when it was founded in 1849 for the introduction and trial of potentially useful commercial crops. The gardens later developed collections ... more

WHEN?
07h30 to 17h15 in Winter (16 April to 15 September) and from 07h30 to 17h45 in Summer (16 September to 15 April).

Durban Beachfront Sight Seeing

Rickshaw Ride along the Beachfront

There are only about twenty registered rickshaw-pullers in Durban. They are well known for their magnificent head-dresses adorned with beads and other decorations. This is a great way to get around and feel ... more

WHEN?
From 08h00 to 17h00 daily.

Durban Beachfront Animal Sanctuaries

Fitzsimons Snake Park

In Lower Marine Parade, just along the coast of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, a world of excitement awaits. This is where the Fitzsimons Snake Park is located, where about 120 South African snake species and a few ... more

WHEN?
09h00 to 16h30 daily.
Visitors can watch snake feeding on weekends at 10h00, 11h30, 13h00, 14h30 and 15h30.

Durban Beachfront Cruises

Zulumoon Gondolas

Enjoy the magical allure of the water and lights of the Durban Point Waterfront on a Zulumoon gondola ride. This is the ultimate for those wanting to add romance to their KwaZulu-Natal adventure and promises ... more

WHEN?
We operate daily, weather permitting. Night Rides available to book online.

Durban Museums / Wheelchair Friendly

Geology Education Museum

The museum provides a series of displays pertaining to the high school geography syllabus, ranging from a basic introduction to minerals and rocks, to the fields of Economic and Structural Geology and ... more

WHEN?
By appointment only.

Durban Monuments

Francis Farewell Square

This historic square in the middle of Durban is the spot where the city originated as a tiny settlement of itinerant traders and hunters in the early 19th century. It is named for Henry Francis Flynn, one of the ... more

WHEN?
Always open.

Durban Museums / Wheelchair Friendly

KwaMuhle Museum

Apartheid was a South African political regime that was based on discrimination, and was in effect from 1948 to 1994. It was a painful time for South Africa and its people, but it also played a major role in ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Saturday 08h30 to 16h00
Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Durban Cultural Sites / Monuments

Visit the Juma Masjid Mosque

The magnificent Juma Masjid Mosque, the largest mosque in the Southern hemisphere, dominates Durban's central Indian district. It's gilt-domed minarets tower over the bustling commercial area, but inside the ... more

WHEN?
Weekdays from 09h00 to 16h00 and Saturday mornings from 09h00 to 13h00.

Bothas Hill Animal Sanctuaries / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit Phezulu Crocodile & Snake Park

Phezulu boasts a Crocodile and Snake park where guests are taken on a tour by knowledgeable guides. Learn interesting facts about crocodiles and snakes, and meet 'Junior' a 102 year old Nile crocodile. Have a ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Bothas Hill Cultural Villages / Wheelchair Friendly

Zulu Dancing at Phezula Game Park

At Phezulu village, the world famous Gasa clan has over the last 30 years, allowed visitors to Phezulu the opportunity to savour the taste and feel the rhythm of Africa. Visitors are taken into traditional ... more

WHEN?
Show times are 10h00, 11h30, 14h00 and 15h30.

Durban North Bird Sanctuaries / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit the Umgeni River Bird Park

10 minutes outside Durban, the Umgeni River Bird Park is one of the greatest attractions of the city. Walk-through aviaries, birds out on perches, wonderful green vegetation, some amazing waterfalls and rock faces ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 09h00 to 17h00. Free flight bird show at 11h00 and 14h00 daily (except Mondays).

Durban Beachfront Family Entertainment / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit Mini Town in Durban

One of Durban's best-loved attractions, Mini Town gives a good impression of some of Durban's landmarks and a walkabout will give you an opportunity to view excellent models of some of Durbans most interesting ... more

WHEN?
09h00 to 17h00.

Durban Malls & Shopping / Wheelchair Friendly

The Workshop Centre

In 1986, the old Durban railway workshop got a makeover. The historical building, originally constructed in 1860, was skilfully transformed into a huge shopping centre that was unanimously adopted by Durbanites and ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 08h30 to 17h00
Saturday from 09h00 to 17h00
Sundays and Public Holidays from 10h00 to 16h00.

Durban Malls & Shopping / Craft & Flea Markets / Wheelchair Friendly

Victoria Street Market

The Victoria Street Market, on the corner of Queen and Victoria Streets in Durban, is rather like stepping into another world, with its blend of all things Indian and African. Spices and incense rent the air in ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Saturday from 08h00 to 18h00 and Sundays from 10h00 to 16h00.

Umhlanga Family Entertainment / Water Sports

Skate at Wave House Durban

Located at Gatewayís Theatre of Shopping on Umhlanga Ridge, Wave House Durban is South Africaís hottest entertainment venue. Itís an awesome fusion of all boardsport cultures providing the ultimate place for the ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Thursday from 09h00 to 20h00; Friday and Saturday from 09h00 to 22h00; Sunday from 09h00 to 19h00.

Bluff as a destination

If you are considering visiting Bluff or have already booked your Bluff accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Bluff and come back and submit your Bluff review or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

Also in the neighbourhood

Amanzimtoti, Assagay, Athlone Park, Beachfront, Berea, Bothas Hill, Brighton Beach, Camperdown, Cato Ridge, Central, Chatsworth, Crestholme, Drummond, Durban North, Gillitts, Glenashley, Glenmore, Glenwood, Greyville, Hillcrest, Inanda Township, Inchanga, Kloof, La Lucia, Morningside, Mount Edgecombe, Mount Moreland, Musgrave, New Germany, Overport, Pinetown, Point Waterfront, Queensburgh, Sherwood, South Beach, Sydenham, Umbilo, Umdloti, Umgeni Park, Umhlanga, Umhlanga Ridge, Umhlanga Rocks, Waterfall, Westville, Yellowwood Park

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