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“Brilliant family surfing experience”

Ocean Ventures uShaka
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Owner description: There’s nothing like the ocean to give you a fresh dose of perspective. Whether you’re an extreme adventurer, a beginner surfer or a passionate eco-tourist, the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal coastline has something special for you. Durban’s famous Ocean Ventures, situated at uShaka Marine World, brings you quality marine eco-adventures ranging from the sublime to the sensational. Enjoy a breath taking Ocean Seafari, or try out kayaking and surfing with our experienced instructors.
Reviewed 6 September 2013

We had several great surfing lessons. The couple who run ocean ventures are lovely and both the instructors were very patient with our limited surfing experience. Very flexible and accommodated all our needs. Would definitely recommend for anyone looking for a fun surfing/bodyboarding experience

Thank HannahMathews2013
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

This place is great. The couple that runs it just acquired the shop a month ago. It is right outside of the Ushaka park beachfront entrance. Incredible service, very friendly and helpful. Their equipment is all in great condition/new. We ran in to this place by accident and decided to schedule an appointment to get surf lessons and rent a kayak for a bit. Billy is a great surf instructor and had me ready to start catching waves in no time. There is a small reef very close to the shop, we rented a kayak and paddled out to it for a quick snorkel. They also do guided boat trips though we didn't have time for those. Cannot recommend Ocean Ventures enough.

2  Thank Devon G
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Reviewed 23 July 2013 via mobile

We stumbled upon this surf/adventure store. 2 mommies and 5 kids. No appointment and no idea what we wanted to do. The owner couple were too Devine!! They accommodated everyone's weird requests let us all have our different activities and were just so flexible and kind. Well done for the great customer service. Well maintained equipment. Can highly recommend them.

Thank Glynda K
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Reviewed 19 July 2013

While I was in Durban visiting Ushaka Marine World, I booked a boat trip looking for dolphins and a surfing lesson for my 8 year old daughter from Ocean Ventures. I have always told her how awesome it is to surf and I was so impressed with the wonderful service from Lucinda of Ocean Ventures and the excellent way Billy, the instructor, handled her first lesson. He was very patient and made it a wonderful experience for her. She managed to surf three waves all the way to the beach and created one of her best holiday memories ever!

Unfortunately we did not see any dolphins on the boat trip, but we went quite deep into the ocean which was a great experience for everyone on the boat.
We will be back for sure !!!!!!!

Thank Must-see-the-world1
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile
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Thank Kai P
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