Welcome to Durban!


The Durban Metro region has approximately 17 000 beds available. There is an excellent range of accommodation from superb four-star hotels, holiday apartments and time-share units, to caravan parks, budget hostels, and youth hostels.

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Eating out

From the classic Durban 'Bunny Chow' to shisa nyama fresh from a streetside stall, to fine dining in elegant surrounds, Durban has something to offer everyone.

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See the sights!

Architecture, culture, fun and entertainment.

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SA visitor info

Some basic facts and tips for visiting our wonderful country - money, transport, telecommunications, health info and more.

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Getting around

Bus services and privately operated taxi services run throughout the city, as well as public transport for people with disabilities.

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Durban Delight

Adventures in the creative underbelly

Want to get to know Durban? Read this exploration from Georgie Chennells, an urban thinker, writer and do-er living in Durban.

Experiencing Durban

Watch these 3 short videos that follow Andile, Andrew and Sthembiso around their home town.

Take a tour

Take a quick spin around Durban to see the most interesting sites, a day trip out to the beautiful Valley of 1000 Hills, or a multi-day safari to spot the Big 5.

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Vouchers for Delegates

Please present voucher together with UIA2014 delegate badge.

Moses Mabhida Stadium’s Sky Car Voucher Durban Green Corridor Voucher Sharks Board Voucher