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uShaka Marine World, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

uShaka Marine World is a world in its own with an aquarium, dolphinarium, a sea pool, dive tank and snorkel reef.

uShaka Marine World

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uShaka Marine World is marine-based theme park in Durban, South Africa, a world in its own with an aquarium, dolphinarium, a sea pool, dive tank and snorkel reef. For the young at heart, there is also a fresh water world of slides and pools.

uShaka Sea World OFF PEAK Opening times:
Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 17h00

uShaka Wet'n'Wild OFF PEAK Opening times:
Wed to Friday from 10h00 to 17h00

Sat & Sun from 09h00 to 17h00

uShaka Sea World Entrance Fees: (Fees subject to change)
Adults (12yrs+): R187
Children aged 3 to 12: R139
Senior Citizens aged 61+: R139
Children under 3: Free

uShaka Wet'n'Wild Entrance Fees: (Fees subject to change)
Adults (12yrs+): R179 (enter after 14h30 and the rate is R89,50)
Children aged 3 to 12: R139 (enter after 14h30 and the rate is R69,50)
Senior Citizens aged 61+: R139 (enter after 14h30 and the rate is R69,50)
Children under 3: Free

uShaka Wet'n'Wild & Sea World Combo Value Entrance Fees: (Fees subject to change)
Adults (12yrs+): R210
Children aged 3 to 12: R169
Senior Citizens aged 61+: R169
Children under 3: Free

Peak Season: Includes all Public Holidays and KZN Government School Holidays, open Monday to Sunday.

- uShaka Wet 'n Wild is closed on Mondays & Tuesdays during Off-Peak season.
- Half day at half price for Wet 'n Wild, in brackets above, is valid for Off-Peak Season only. 
- All prices are subject to change without notice. 
- For health and safety reasons, food hampers, braais and cooler boxes are not allowed within the uShaka Marine World premises. 
- No pets allowed except service animals.

There are a number of great places to eat at uShaka catering for all tastes and budgets.

The Cargo Hold Restaurant is located at the stern of the Phantom Ship and you can sit and eat your meal surrounded by the shark tank and with views of the ocean.

Cargo Hold Restaurant Opening Times:

  • Open for Lunch from 12h00 - 15h00
  • Open for Dinner from 18h00 - 21h00
  • Sundays we are open from 12h00 to 17h00, except for private functions in the evening.
    (Please note that times are subject to change according to season.)

Please Note: 

Children under the age of 12 years are not permitted for the dinner seating except for Mondays.
(Kindly note that for School Holidays, we allow children for dinner sittings.)
Dinner Dress Code: Smart/Casual (preferably, no open shoes for gents).
Our Corkage Fee is R 75.00 per bottle.
If you wish to bring your own cake, a charge of R48 per person will be applied to the total bill.
All parties of 8 or more will have a service charge of 10% added to the overall total bill.
Tank Tables are reserved 2 – 3 weeks in advanced.
Due to limited space & availability of tank side tables, we cannot always accommodate table's right next to the tank.

The Wahooz is the place to eat for an informal snack, meal or breakfast. Located on the Promenade the dress code is very relaxed and you can enjoy cocktails here and watch live music on a Sunday.

Wahooz Opening Times:
Open from 7:30am for breakfast till the Park closes... or 8pm during Festive Season.

Happiness is...a leisurely breakfastat Wahooz. Treat yourself to a delicious breakfast with a sea view. With a mouth-watering menu. Wahooz is definitely a crowd pleaser.

Lunch - Delicious food, breathtaking views and a chilled atmosphere, what more could you ask for this summer? Chill with your friends and family while feasting on lunch and soaking up the summer vibes.

Other places to grab a bite to eat at uShaka are The Anchor, Gambits Fast Foods and the Ocean Cafe.

Other activities include: helicopter rides; scuba diving; shark cage; birthday parties; ocean safaris and ocean walker experience is not to be missed, the only place in South Africa where you can walk among the sea's creatures.

Other attractions include: 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.

Adventure Golf; Gold Diggers; Movie Room; Water Canons; Treasure Cave; Jungle Gym; Show Stage and much more.

Ushaka Marine World Contact Details:

Telephone Number - +27 (031) 328 8000

For more information visit their website at uShaka Marine World

uShaka Marine World Address:

1 Bell Street