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 snorkelling through the coral reefs and grottos and dive tank.
Wet ‘n Wild
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. It’s 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
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! The world class uShaka Marine World, situated in Durban, South Africa, opened its turnstiles to the general public on April 30th 2004. 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 brought 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 daytime operations of Sea World, Wet ‘n Wild, and uShaka Beach, to the night time festivities of the Village Walk.
Wet ‘n Wild slides
A fun fresh water world of slides and pools, uShaka’s Wet ‘n Wild caters for the adrenaline junkie and those less adventurous
The Body Tornado
Get blown away with uShaka’s newest and fastest slide. Take a deep breath, hold onto your cozzie and get ready to speed through the tunnel before spiralling round the tornado bowl and down into the pool below. This is one ride you cannot miss!
Mamba Tunnel Slide
With the Mamba Tunnel ride, you’re in for a thrilling experience! On entering the jaws of the dark cavern, you’re taken on a rollercoaster ride around a host of curves at a gut wrenching speed!
Squid: Mini Supertube
Referred to by some as the washing machines, the Squid will suck you into its twist and turns before spitting you out into the pool below! Brace yourself; you’re in for a spin!
One of the most popular rides among serious riders, the thrill of this ride will keep you coming back for more. Twists and turns await you, as you slip and slide in a wall of gushing white water.
Zoom Zoom: Multi Lane Racer
Feel the need to race your friends? Then the Zoom Zoom Racer is for you! Challenge your family or friends (with a wager of course) and fly over humps, and almost lift off as you zoom towards the finish line.
Torpedo: Kamikaze Speed Slide
Designed for the speed freaks, you’ll feel as if you’re sliding on air! Let this ride take you to levels of excitement you’ve never experienced before!
Plunge: Free Fall Slide
The ultimate speed slide, this ride plummets you towards the safety of the pool below! Cross your legs and remember to breathe!
The Drop Zone (the rush)
The highest slide in Africa, this 18 metre drop is guaranteed to get the adrenalin pumping and your heart skipping a beat. Cross your legs, lean back and pray! P.S Wedgie alert
Jika Jika (Family Rafter)
Designed for families or groups of people who want to share the experience together, the Jika Jika allows for up to 6 people to ride in the same raft. This one’s for the more faint hearted!
Toti Splash (Kiddies Slide)
Designed for your little one (6 years and under), this ride is a kids delight! (But don’t worry we’ve made it wide enough for you to join in too!)
Fast River Ride (Pre-adventure)
Rush towards the Duzi River, whooshing through palm trees and twists and turns. Then slow it all down as you enter the final stretch into the Dizzy Duzi.
Dizzy Duzi (Adventure Ride)
Take a leisurely ride in single or double tubes. Meander down the Dizzy Duzi whilst admiring the scenery of the waterpark, past the Seals, Penguins, Special tunnels and Waterfalls.
Run out of steam and need a breather? Take time out from all the madness and spend some time lounging around the Adult Pool, catching rays. It is the ultimate relaxation area.
Party in the Pool DJ
Pack your designer swim suit, take out those sunnies and head to uShaka Marine World’s Wet ‘n Wild. Dance in the water and under the sun to music from popular local DJs and live performances.
At uShaka Sea World, it really is an adventure, with dolphin shows, seal shows, penguin presentations, shark dives, ray feeds and so much more
Sea Animal Encounters Island
Incorporated into the Sea World complex, are eight new Sea Animal Encounters!
Take part in Meet a Dolphin; Meet a Seal, Snorkel Lagoon, Ocean Walker, Xpanda Shark Dive, Fish Feed, Ray Feed and the Back of House Tour.
Experience these exquisite sea creatures through these face-to-face encounters!
Sea World boasts an impressive Dolphin Stadium, seating over 1 200 spectators, who are thrilled and delighted with two dolphins show presentations each day. Separate interactive pools, known as the Dolphin Lagoon, allow up close and personal encounters with these amazing creatures. Alongside the Dolphin Stadium, is the Seal Stadium, host of fun-filled seal shows, as well as the Penguin rockery, home to over 63 African Penguins.
The World Below
Featuring the largest aquarium in the southern hemisphere, with underground viewing galleries, extending 500 meters through a series of four superbly designed old ship wrecks, the uShaka aquarium is breathtaking. Each and every display was designed to represent not only the natural habitat of the sea creatures, but to depict a story the ties in with the Phantom Ship theme.
uShaka Kids World has been designed with kids in mind; a place where children truly have the freedom to play!
Mangwanani African Kids Spa
Now spa treatments aren’t reserved for grown-ups – the new Mangwanani African Kids Spa has officially become a part of the Kids World must-see-and-do list!
From facials to manicures to foot massages, you can pamper your little one as well as organise pamper parties and mom-and-daughter spa days. Read on for more!
It’s a Kids World
Alongside the ever popular Sea World, uShaka Kids World is a haven for kids from the ages of 2yrs to 12yrs, designed with jam packed activities and interactive areas.
Boast 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.
For Mom and Dad
But we haven’t forgotten you Mom and Dad! uShaka Kids World entry is only R23 for adults and The Duzi River Café situated within uShaka Kids World allows you to take a time out whilst the kids are kept entertained by our wonderful team of kiddies experts. But we do ask that you stay close by to see how much fun your kids are having!
Warning: One visit to uShaka Kids World is guaranteed to have your kids hooked!
Meet our Parrots and find out more about our feathered friends. We have gorgeous Suffer Crested Cockatoos, Green Wing Macaws and Blue & Gold Macaws.
From Fear to Fascination with Dangerous Creatures! Dangerous Creatures is an adventure reptile enthusiast and adrenalin junkies won’t want to miss! Find it in the Village Walk at uShaka Marine World
Black Throated Monitors aka The Dragons
The ever popular Dangerous Creatures exhibit at uShaka Sea World just got more exciting. Our new Black throated monitors aka The Dragons have finally arrived and they are another good reason to visit this special place. With their size and super personality, these new guys are a must to see – and they will be outside!!
Anaconda Photo Opportunity
Get your photo taken with a more than life size giant anaconda at Dangerous Creatures. Take this amazing opportunity to have you pictured with the largest snake in the world.
Spiders, Frogs, Lizards, Snakes…
The “creeps” continue with dart frogs, tarantulas, Gila monster lizards, which never let go once they bite down, false water cobra (of which there is only one in the country), goliath bull frogs, tree vipers and Taipan snakes. The Argentinean equivalent of the Nile leguaan – a Tegu – is also on display, the only one of its kind in the country.