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uShaka Sea World Aquarium

#2 of 120 things to do in Durban Features Animals
Marine Terminal Street | 1 King Shaka Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 328 8000
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Many better aquariums to choose to spend time in

Apart from the novelty of a sunken ship setting, there's nothing special about this aquarium for an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SNottIN
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Singapore
Lovely

Plenty of marine life to see and my favourite were the sharks and stingrays. Had a chance to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gladyman M
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin show” (83 reviews)
“sea life” (37 reviews)
“sunken ship” (16 reviews)
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Marine Terminal Street | 1 King Shaka Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
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+27 31 328 8000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Apart from the novelty of a sunken ship setting, there's nothing special about this aquarium for an overseas tourist visitor. A 30 min diversion at most, this is an attraction that can be skipped without regret.

Thank SNottIN
Reviewed 6 days ago

Plenty of marine life to see and my favourite were the sharks and stingrays. Had a chance to witness thier feeding and a quite educative presentation was given. I feel kids would love it more though.

Thank Gladyman M
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was the best to visit and I think it is also very nice to take out family, visit with them and explore the sea world. it was a fun experienced and I loved the moment of it.

Thank juliamY8347OB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never really been into watching fish, but this place changed my mind. Lots of interesting and exotic looking displays and I really enjoyed sauntering around. Also went to the seal show but that was a wasted 15 minutes. The presenter lectured us about responsibility the...More

Thank Julie P
MissyScales, Manager at uShaka Sea World Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Julie, Thank you so much for your feedback. We will pass on your comments to management :) Hope you have a great day! Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting idea of having the aquarium set to a ship wreck. The setting is as much worth seeing as the various fishes are. Plenty of all sorts of fishes and other marine life to observe. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank polarbearfin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent place to visit,children love it ,all the attractions are great,but be careful in the surrounding areas as the locals are not over friendly if you are white

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aquarium is situated right next to ushaka wet n wild. The entire tour will probably take about two hours to complete. The inside of the Aquarium looks like an old ship with sounds to match. The displays are really good and even offer some...More

Thank arpegiator
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is fun for kids and adults. The dolphin show and seal show is must see. so kids enjoyed the show twice. Sharks are fascinating to watch and snorkeling is great fun.

Thank Rajesh G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This aquarium is a mind "blower" you will be fascinated for hours . A close up of a rock fish ...fascinating and these little Devils are poisonous . The sea horses ...aah just beautiful. The mystical jellyfish !! If you like BIG then the sharks...More

Thank keithblond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an awesome time at the uShaka aquarium with people from overseas they also thoroughly enjoyed themselves. This is a must see

Thank Bongie K
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