Durban

It is no wonder the city with the busiest port in all of Africa also has an airport, but it is, however, strange that the airport isn’t actually very busy compared to others in Africa. Durban International Airport was originally created in the 1950s to replace Stamford Hill Aerodrome and has since grown into what it is today. The airport at Durban has a bit of a short runway, making it not that optimal for many international flights. However, the city itself is quite a wonderful place to begin your journey from or just travel through and experience.

Durban was founded by British settlers and originally called Port Natal. It has a large amount of Indian people, due to the fact it was once used as a place for sugarcane production and the Indian people being used to help on the fields. It has one of the largest population of Indians outside of India in the world. This combined with all the other history in the area makes Durban a great place to explore, not too far from the airport.

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Durban Attractions by Motorhome Hire

As mentioned earlier, the Indian culture is alive and thriving in Durban. They even have their own district dedicated to all the wonders of the Indian culture – the Indian District. Most people do walking tours around the area, stopping in Zulu Muti to see all traditional medicine and then heading to the Victoria Street Market to buy incense and other goods.

uShaka Sea World is one of the biggest aquariums in the world and draws in tens of thousands of visitors. The most prized attraction is when people do the shark experience and step in a clear cylinder and submerge themselves in the water – letting the sharks feed around them.
Why not just end your day hitting the beach and relaxing? Durban has dozens of great beaches, most famously are Addington Beach and the Bay of Plenty. Lots of people love to surf in the area as well, when they aren’t laying on the sand. It is said that Durban gets over 300 days of sunshine a year!

Lastly, don’t forget to check out the Bushwalk at Tala Game Reserve to catch glimpses of the local and famous wildlife.


Durban & Nearby Attractions

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As mentioned earlier, the Indian culture is alive and thriving in Durban. They even have their own district dedicated to all the wonders of the Indian culture – the Indian District. Most people do walking tours around the area, stopping in Zulu Muti to see all traditional medicine and then heading to the Victoria Street Market to buy incense and other goods.

uShaka Sea World is one of the biggest aquariums in the world and draws in tens of thousands of visitors. The most prized attraction is when people do the shark experience and step in a clear cylinder and submerge themselves in the water – letting the sharks feed around them.
Why not just end your day hitting the beach and relaxing? Durban has dozens of great beaches, most famously are Addington Beach and the Bay of Plenty. Lots of people love to surf in the area as well, when they aren’t laying on the sand. It is said that Durban gets over 300 days of sunshine a year!

Lastly, don’t forget to check out the Bushwalk at Tala Game Reserve to catch glimpses of the local and famous wildlife.


Durban Campervan Driving Tips

Driving in Durban is generally pretty safe, but like all of South Africa and the majority of Africa itself – it is best to keep your doors locked and avoid darkly lit neighborhoods late at night. Also, keep your windows up when remaining stationary while driving. Although relatively safe, political instability has happened over the years.

Speed limits do fluctuate and drinking and driving is illegal. Cops do love to get tickets, and bribery can be asked – however it is not so common. It is best to just use common sense, follow and obey all traffic laws, and you’ll enjoy your time in the great city of Durban.

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