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Durban Travel Guide

Looking for fantastic-value Durban bargains? Save money and hassle by letting the experts at Orbitz bundle up your hotels and flights. Select your desired airfares, hotels, experiences and rental cars for savings of up to $369^! Packaging your bookings is one of the best ways you can save cash. But that's not all! With 500,000 hotels across the world and 500 airline partners, you'll have heaps of freedom to tailor your trip. With endless options to pick from, our packages let you create that vacation you've been dreaming about.

Where is Durban?

Your annual leave's been approved, work pals have suggested Durban and you just need a little reminder of where it actually sits on the map? Sit back and let us guide you there. It's situated 330 miles southeast of the national capital, Pretoria, and 30 miles northeast of Umkomaas. With loads of things to do in this corner of Kwazulu-Natal, it's easy to understand why 3,100,000 locals have made it their home.

Places to Visit in Durban

A notable attraction in this locale is uShaka Marine World. Be sure to set aside a couple of hours to check it out. Regulars at Windsor Park Golf Course love the challenges here, and you will too. Need some more options? Are you looking for an outing when it's raining outside? Take a trip to Old Courthouse Museum and spend time indoors exploring the interesting displays. But there's more! Durban Botanical Gardens is a great place to stop by if you have a keen interest in gardens and are searching for a relaxing day in the fresh air.

Car Rentals in Durban

Want to explore the region on your own terms? Be the master of your own adventure by checking out car rentals in Durban with a little help from Orbitz. Don't waste time figuring out the best way into town. Collect a car from the King Shaka International Airport area and you'll be on easy street. Budget and Avis both have offices in the immediate vicinity. You might like to rent a vehicle from Budget at Ulundi Place, Royal Hotel Parkade. They're right in the heart of the city. Why don't you also try Avis? They can be found nearby at Royal Hotel Parkade.

Where to stay in Durban – Hotel Accommodation

The sooner you decide on your lodgings, the sooner you can start to plan your activities. With no less than 57 hotels in Durban, Orbitz has all the information you need to book today. There's nothing like a lavish vacation. The aha Auberge Hollandaise Guest House (106 Kenneth Kaunda Drive (Northway)) and the African Pride Audacia Manor Boutique Hotel (11 Sir Arthur Road) are some outstanding upmarket choices! Or, if you're visiting on a tight budget, have a look at the Cozy Nest Guest House - Durban North, Natal and the Parade Hotel.

Nearest Airports to Durban

King Shaka International Airport (DUR) is the closest terminal to Durban. After you've passed through security, you'll be 18 miles from the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Durban

If you have explored the best of Durban with time to spare, don't worry! Just 16 miles away is Hillcrest, and there's so much here that you certainly won't be bored. Phezulu Safari Park should be a priority. Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park and Shongweni Farmers Market are worthwhile attractions too. If this isn't what you're after, try Umkomaas. Just 30 miles away, this destination is home to more noteworthy attractions such as Umkomaas Beach, Aliwal Shoal Beach and Crocworld Conservation Centre. Spend a day or two here to get to all of them!

No Cancellation Fees

Do you need to cancel or change your booking? Worried about paying a fee? Well — we don't have one!^ Touch wood, your hotel and airline don't either, but it would be wise to contact them regarding their policies.

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Top things to do in Durban

Top 10 Durban City Private Tour (Full day)
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Top 10 Durban City Private Tour (Full day)

$57
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100% of travellers recommend
Hluhluwe Imfolozi Safari & Emdoneni Wild Cat Private Tour
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Hluhluwe Imfolozi Safari & Emdoneni Wild Cat Private Tour

$159
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100% of travellers recommend
Half Day Safari Private Day Tour
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Half Day Safari Private Day Tour

$142
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