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uShaka Sea World Aquarium

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Address: Marine Terminal Street | 1 King Shaka Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 31 328 8000
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Nice fish!

Really great way to spend a rainy summer day! Aquarium is smallish (can easily be seen in two hours) but set up well and in a cool old ship. Worth a visit if you're bored one... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
stefania1018
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Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really great way to spend a rainy summer day! Aquarium is smallish (can easily be seen in two hours) but set up well and in a cool old ship. Worth a visit if you're bored one morning!

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Bellville, South Africa
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an amazing place! The Dolphin show is well worth going to and super fun, the place is very busy but amazingly clean and peaceful, the tanks is clean, water clear and the fish are just beautiful. The undersea aquarium is a wonder on it's own - just beautiful, feels like you are actually in the ocean with the fish.... More 

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Magaliesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The undersea aquarium is stunning ! It's such an experience ! It's like walking under water in a shipwreck and you can see literally everything ! From fish to coral !!! This is a must !!!

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Thank hekpoortheksie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had to see and learn about most type of fish. At 14h30 was the shark feed and it was very interesting to know what type of food is served to these creatures. Our next visit will be with our kids.

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Thank Lorraine M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There is an adventure for everyone to enjoy. From swimming with the fishes to shark cage diving. Clean neat and tidy with easy wheelchair access.

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SOUTH AFRICA DURBAN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ushaka Marine World is on the durban beachfront, it has a variety of fish & world-class dolphin show that is on a number of times a day. There is also a seal show and the opportunity to walk on the bottom with tanks between the fish. There are areas to snorkel and a sharkcage dive. The ship into which Ushaka... More 

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Graskop, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you in Durban make yourself a favor and visit that fantastic place. It is so big and so many things to do , reserve yourself whole day! You wont regret

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Thank Magdalena D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I could spend hours here! There are so many fascinating and wondrous creatures to see. Everywhere you look there is an interesting little tank with something to marvel at. The aquarium is built into the hull of an old ship and you feel somewhat like you could bump into Jack Sparrow at any moment!

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Thank Abigail S
Centurion, South Africa
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Your adventure will be filled with inspirational views, creative shows and fascinating facts. You can enjoy your adventure in wet or dry, hot or cold conditions, by either viewing a magical undersea world from the outside looking in or from the inside looking out. This is an adventure that you will not forget, alone, or with family, friends or someone... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to be with the family because the basic set up is really out of the world. One can view the various type of fish that we have in the ocean at close range. Even better is to do the under water walk where you can make contact with the fish by touching or feeding them. Also there are... More 

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