Go the Golden Mile in Durbs

Durbs’ promenade, known as the Golden Mile is a scenic stretch of beachfront that begins at South Beach and ends at the Suncoast Casino. Glitzy bars, quaint restaurants and amusement arcades can all be found along ‘the mile’ as the locals would call it. And with palm trees, warm waters and sand like gold dust, Durbs is the ultimate beach holiday destination all year round. Contact holidays@kulula.com and do Durbs from an unbelievable R1 799 per person sharing at Garden Court South Beach, or in a 5 star luxury hotel at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Umhlanga from only R 3 999 per person sharing. These deals include flights, 2 nights’ accommodation with breakfast and wheels to get you around this exciting coastal city.

Ride the wave of time

It’s impossible to avoid the allure of surf culture when visiting a coastal paradise like Durbs.

With warm sea all year round and world class waves, Durbs has had a love affair with surfing for some decades now, and what better way to learn about it than to visit the Time Warp Surf Museum.

uShaka Marine World

What would any list about Durbs be without a mention of uShaka Marine World? As Africa’s largest marine park and the fifth biggest in the world, uShaka doesn’t lose its shine come the winter months.

With musical performances, dolphin and seal displays, great cuisine and shopping to be done, uShaka Marine World has it all.

Better than Venice

Moonlight, live music and a gondola to go, sounds like a recipe for romance. Zulumoon Gondolas offers a unique Venetian experience done African style.

With a variety of packages on offer, you can choose to explore Durbs’ canals during the day with mates, or at night with your significant other.

Bike about

The humble bicycle is one of the best ways to experience the Golden Mile. Starting and ending at North Beach, tours can be arranged to view some of Durbs’ best sights.

Attractions include the natural wonders of the Umgeni river mouth and the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium that was used in the 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup.