46 Things To Do in Central

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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 ...

Durban Museums / Wheelchair Friendly

Geology Education Museum

The Geology Education Museum at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, provides a series of displays pertaining to the high school geography syllabus, ranging from a basic introduction to minerals and rocks, to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Durban Cafés & Eateries

Wilson's Wharf

Nip away to a rustic harbour meal amongst working slipways and playing 'cast-away'. Wilson's Wharf offers a yacht's spectacular view of the working Durban Harbour. Tamed Marina water ripples below the drinking ...

Durban Central Nightlife & Theatre

Take in a Show at Catalina Theatre

This intimate 165 seater theatre is Durban's only theatre with bay vistas. Built on the Catalina Flying Boats Control Tower at Durban's Harbour the theme is maintained throughout the glass building with well-placed ...

Durban Cruises / Extreme Sports

Shark Patrol Boat Adventure

'Ssssshhhh don't wake the fish!’ You'll be excused for thinking that you are the only life force raised as you ascend before the sun and head for the horizon. This official Natal Sharks Board (NSB) Umhlanga, ...

Durban Family Entertainment

The Drum Café

Find your rhythm to the beat of your own drum. Stomp your feet in 'rain boots' like a traditional African dancer and learn the Gumboot Dance. Create dynamic music by simple clapping in groups or boom-whacking on a ...

Durban Beachfront Museums

Addington Centenary Museum

In 1879, Addington Hospital, named after Rt. Hon. Henry Addington (Prime Minister of Great Britain, 1801) was built across the beach from the Indian Ocean of KwaZulu Natal. In its centenary year Addington Hospital ...

Durban Art Galleries

Durban Art Gallery

A pioneering national gallery and the first to recognise African craft as art in the 1970's, The Durban Art Gallery continues to proclaim South African artistic ethnicity. Traditional baskets, beadwork, carving, ...

Durban Family Entertainment / Sports & Leisure

Durban Ice Rink

Haven't found your calling? Don't panic there is still time until the next Winter Olympics and the Durban Ice Rink welcomes all levels of ability. A perfect activity for Durban's hot sticky days or for some ...

Durban Art Galleries / Arts & Crafts / Nightlife & Theatre

Absorb & Acquire African Art

After a working day pushing tankers around Durban's harbour, tubby little tugboats rest at the bluff listening to live African jazz, rock or Reggae performed on the deck at the BAT Centre. This Bartel Arts Trust ...

Central as a destination

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

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