uShaka Marine World

1 Bell Street, Durban


The most exciting and thrilling destination in Durban, South Africa. The 5th largest Aquarium in the WORLD and the highest slide in the southern hemisphere! Craaaaaaazzzzy!

The world class uShaka Marine World, situated in Durban, South Africa, opened its turnstiles to the general public on April 30th 2004. Close to three years in the making, uShaka has fast positioned itself as a key attraction on Durban's Golden Mile, offering a world of entertainment, excitement, fun and uniqueness. 

uShaka has bought together cultures, like no other place in Africa - into a safe, secure and clean environment that resonates the sound of fun, laughter and the spirit of togetherness. Entertainment is non-stop, extending from the day-time operations of Sea World, Wet 'n Wild, and uShaka Beach, to the night time festivities of the Village Walk.


Located in the centre of uShaka Marine World is Sea World, comprising a saltwater aquarium with indoor and outdoor displays and exhibits, the iconic cargo ship wreck, the 1200 seater dolphin stadium where you'll be entertained by the world-famous Gambit and friends, the seal stadium and penguin rookery. In addition to this, Sea World offers daily edutainment tours behind the scenes and special interactive activities such as snorkeling through the coral reefs and grottos and dive tank.


A fun fresh water world of slides and pools, uShaka's Wet ‘n Wild caters for the adrenaline junkie and those less adventurous! This freshwater entertainment facility offers thrilling water rides, swimming pools, and other leisure amenities. Its built for adrenaline pumping action and part of it actually flows through the uShaka ship wreck.


The Village Walk is market-like, lively and characteristically Durban. The various structures will give the impression of a village, with articulated shop frontages and interdependent roofs, yet interlinked within. Restaurants, bars and shops enjoy exceptional views of uShaka and the Indian Ocean.


uShaka Kids World has been designed with kids in mind; a place where children truly have the freedom to play! Alongside the ever popular Sea World, uShaka Kids World is a haven for kids from the ages of 2yrs to 10yrs, designed with jam-packed activities and interactive areas. Boasting Africa's biggest jungle gym, to Crabby Beach (giant sandpit) to Polly's Paint Pen (painting paradise), and for our movie stars, Cast-Aways (show time stage area) it’s fun from sun-up to sun-down!