uShaka Marine World is located on the strip of land between the beachfront and the harbour in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. It’s a 16 hectare theme park which was opened on 30th of April 2004. It’s made up of a variety of breath taking sections such as uShaka Sea World, uShaka Wet ‘N Wild, uShaka Beach, uShaka Kids World, just to name a few.
What’s cool about the uShaka Marine World?
In 2005, the park was awarded for “Outstanding Achievement in thematic creative design” by the Themed Entertainment Association. uShaka Marine is a world-class entertainment and tourism destination for Durban and all of South Africa.
Some of the park’s attractions are listed below.
● uShaka sea World
uShaka Sea World is the fifth largest aquarium in the world, with 32 tanks totalling 17,500 cubic meters of water. It’s an adventure filled with entertainment such as dolphin shows, seal shows, penguin presentations, shark dives, ray feeds and so much more. uShaka Sea World has an impressive Dolphin Stadium, seating over 1 200 spectators along with separate interactive pools, known as the Dolphin Lagoon, allowing up close and personal encounters with these amazing creatures. Alongside the Dolphin Stadium, lies the Seal Stadium, fun-filled with seal shows, as well as the Penguin rockery, home to over 63 African Penguins.
● uShaka Wet ‘N Wild
uShaka Wet ‘N Wild is a water park inside uShaka Marine World. It’s a fun fresh water world of slides and pools, uShaka’s Wet ‘n Wild caters for the adrenaline junkie and those less adventurous. Among the many slides which the park hosts, it features “The Drop Zone” slide, the highest slide in Africa, with an 18 metre drop.
● uShaka Beach
uShaka Beach is a beach which has direct access from the amusement park. It has sand beaches and a large pier leading out into the ocean. The beach has a variety of beach activities that make the place an experience to remember. You can hire a bike and cycle along Durban’s Golden Mile.
● uShaka Kids World
uShaka Kids World has been designed with kids in mind. It’s a place where children truly have the freedom to play. uShaka Kids World is a haven for kids from the ages of 2yrs to 12yrs, designed with jam packed activities and interactive areas.
What does Tholispani.space think about the uShaka Marine World?
It’s a very interesting place for both adults and children. uShaka Marine World is a destination for anyone who’s in a mood for fun and entertainment. Their endless attractions provide visitors with a peace of mind and allowing them to relax as they explore a variety of activities. We pride ourselves with uShaka as it was once voted as Africa’s largest marine theme Park and the only place in South Africa to see Dolphins.
uShaka Marine has a wide range of rates and fees. Please visit ushaka marine world for more information on rates and fees.
Peak Season: Includes all Public Holidays and KZN Government School Holidays, open Monday to Sunday.
uShaka Wet & Wild is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during Off-Peak season.
Half price after 2:30pm, for Wet ‘N Wild, is valid for Off-Peak Season only. R89.50 for Adults and R69.50 for Kids & Seniors.
All prices are subject to change without notice. For health and safety reasons, food hampers, braais and cooler boxes are not allowed within the uShaka Marine World premises.
● No pets allowed except service animals.
● uShaka Beach: Open all year round. Entry is FREE
● uShaka Village Walk: Open all year round. Entry is FREE
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