- City sightseeing
- Sightseeing tour
- duration 8 hours
- tour type Private
- age requirement 1+ years old
- max group size 11
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- See the best sights and highlight of Durban City
- Explore the traditional Zulu medicine market
- Visit KwaMashu township en route to Ghandi's house which is now a museum
- Enjoy Africa's oldest Botanic Gardens
Gandhi’s house, situated in Inanda township, now stands as a museum dedicated to his 21 years in South Africa. Gandhi himself said South Africa was essential to his personal achievements. The racial oppression he felt during the 21 years he spent in South Africa shaped his future. In 1904 Mahatma Gandhi established a settlement at Phoenix devoted to his principles of Satyagraha [passive resistance] and printed his newspaper, the Indian Opinion was printed.
After Gandhi’s home, the tour will then include a drive through Inanda Township before progressing to Umhlanga Promenade and the pier.
At Victoria Street Market, you will be given time to shop for African inspired accessories, clothing, souvenirs, home decorations, paintings and luggage etc.
Next to the Victoria Street Market is the Zulu Medicine Market where your guide will take you on an informative tour of “Inyanga (Doctors) lane”. The Zulu Medicine Market is a unique place where Zulu culture has survived in the modern urban environment.
The Moses Mabhida stadium has become a defining feature of the Durban skyline. It has a high-rise platform on top of its arch which is accessible by an elevator called the Sky Car for an additional fee. Your tour guide will show you around the exterior of the stadium and will give you time to go to the sky platform if desired.
The tour also includes a visit to uShaka Marine World’s Village Walk on the famous Golden Mile Beachfront on Durban’s OR Tambo parade. There you will be given time to shop and have lunch. uShaka Village Walk is home to Durban’s most unique shopping experiences, offering a shopper’s paradise in an open-air environment, affording guests a world of entertainment, family fun, shopping and dining.
We won't forget a stop at the beautiful Botanical Gardens, which is the oldest Botanical Gardens in Africa, est 1849.
The KwaMuhle Museum was once the headquarters of Durban’s Native Administration Department and the centre of Durban’s harsh system of labour control. Now it has been transformed into Durban’s Apartheid Museum that seeks to reflect Durban’s urban growth and the history of its residents.
The tour also includes various quick stops which include Durban’s City Hall, Durban Harbour & Shiva Statue at the Umgeni Hindu Temple.
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- Pick up point at 1st Zulu Safaris Office at Tropicana Hotel ,85 OR Tambo Parade, at 5km radius from Hotel. For special arrangements, please contact Mr Sotiris at +2782 776 6771 whatsapp/ calls.
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