Relax in the shade of indigenous flowering trees in the parks, gardens and reserves of Durban. In Botanical Gardens, majestic palm trees, beautifully laid out parks and herb gardens galore. A large variety of bird species frequent the gardens.

Have a picnic, watch the birds and just lie back and relax. In Japanese gardens one can look at the oriental gardens with flower displays and ponds.

Are especially tranquil and appealing to the early morning or evening stroller. Mitchell Park has several well-stocked aviaries and zoo, Mitchell Park is well known for its colourful and artistic display of flowers, shrubs and trees.

The Umgeni Bird park in Durban North situated on the banks of the Umgeni River, is the Umgeni Bird Park, which offers walkways and hides for close-up views of colourful birds from around the world while down southy there is a captivating self-guided trail winds through the forest.

There are 3 hides from which one may see many of the 150 species of bird, which visit the large expanse of open water in the Sanctuary at the Amanzimtoti Bird Sanctuary.

There are numerous trails available as well as great sporting facilities to enjoy outdoors. Caravan parks and beach camping are some of the pure joys that Durban has to offer you.