The Golden Mile is great for families with plenty of playgrounds for children and restaurants along the waterfront promenade.

The Durban Botanical Gardens are a great place for a picnic under the shade of a tree where visitors can see couples of every culture gathering there on Saturdays to have their wedding photos taken and take a few great pictures of their own. You won’t be short of subjects to photograph.

Other great picnic spots are Mitchel’s Park in Morningside and Japanese Garden in Durban North.

uShaka Marine World is one of Durban’s most notable attractions and features a massive aquarium showcasing the exotic and diverse marine life found off South Africa’s east cost, as well as more than eight different rides in its Wet ‘n Wild water park section to keep more active travellers busy.

Enjoy the ultimate tour of the beachfront from the back of a rickshaw.

Enjoy the ultimate tour of the beachfront from the back of a rickshaw or discover the city of Durban in Minitown where working models and miniaturized buildings and landmarks will provide much amusement, or visit the Fun World Beachfront Amusement Park for a day fun, music and entertainment.

Moses Mahbida is also a great family hang out with entertainment for kids of any age.