Durban Markets for Food & Crafts
Drink your fill in the Khangela Brewery, where beer is the perfect antidote for this warm tropical climate. Durban, also, hosts some amazing food and craft markets. Check out the Shongweni Farmers Market, where you will find delicious dishes, vibrant local art, antiques, great coffee and a lively atmosphere. Other groovy markets are: I Heart Market, Roof Top Night Market, Smarket, and The Morning Trade. Grab a bargain and all those pressies for the folks back at home. Durban has an array of stylish shopping malls to visit for those wanting to shop in style and comfort.
Nature & Game Reserves in Durban
The nature and game reserves are one of South Africa’s most exciting features. These open-air trails and tours will inspire and enchant in equal measure. The Umhlanga Nature Reserve, Beachwood Mangrove Nature Reserve, Tala Collection Private Game Reserve, and the many Safari Tours are quintessentially Africa. All up, there are around 14 different reserves to choose from near Durban. The flora and fauna on display will put you in touch with this part of South Africa. Zebras, impala, monkeys, mongoose, moles, giant musk, bushbuck and more than 200 species of avian life, will delight your senses.
There are plenty of family orientated things to do in Durban as well. You can enjoy mini golf, ice skating, paintball, action carting and more with your kids in Durban. Check out Ushaka Marine World and the Groove World Adventure Park to really enthuse your young ones. The KZN Shark Board is the place to go for gore, guts and bloody shark's teeth. Here you will see sharks on the chopping block, as part of their educational presentations and research tours. You will learn to appreciate the local marine life and understand the need for conservation.