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4 Umhlanga Rocks off the M, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

You can visit this place as a group or individual in the form of educational tour, you will learn everything that you need to know about the life of sharks, you will learn how do they mate, how do they survive in the sea and...More

Thank Sandanezwe
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Highly informative and super interesting. This board have successfully thwarted shark attacks from the Durban beach bathers for decades, by using their skillful shark net application

Thank mandy g
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

It was a rainy day and we thought of doing something til the sun came out. Great museum. Unfortunately we went on a Friday which meant there was no shark dissection which we really wanted to see. Dissections are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. Worthy cause though...More

Thank Drdmwolf
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The Sharks Board is the best shark information center I've seen (and I've been to more than a few worldwide). While they tend to feature South African sharks, the displays and information apply anywhere and there's nothing lacking - by the time you've walked through...More

Thank Alec P
Reviewed 4 December 2017

What an jawesome experience. A great outing for kids and adults alike. Sharks are an amazing part of the ecosystem and must be respected. The Sharks Board are doing an excellent job of keeping shark-human interaction minimal and testament to that is that there hasn't...More

Thank Daoud A
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is a world leading research facility that on certain days is open to the public. However it should be remembered that essentially The KZN Sharks Board is a working marine research facility that specializes in shark research and the safety of the marine ecology....More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We went with the family for a half day trip which started with a viewing of the shark museum, followed by a 30 minute video and a live shark dissection. It was very educational and well organized. There were loads of school kids there which...More

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Saving lives with clever techniques- great educational facility for children - with life size replicas and a live dissection every day.

1  Thank Caseyjanejorgensen
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The tour was informative, kids enjoyed the shark gutting presentation. We had some school groups present, walked to the venue from the hotel.

Thank bonganisibanda
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This I would rate as a once of visit destination. The presentation on Sharks, is interesting, but needs to be "updated". One can view live sharks and the shark dissection is not for the squeamish. In General, if it is to continue as a tourist...More

Thank Ianitak
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