Durban Travel Facts
City Name: Durban
Where is it located?: Durban is in KwaZulu Natal region on the Indian Ocean.
Why do people go there?: Durban is where tourists go to enjoy the beaches and the night life.
How do travelers get there?: There are flights into Durban and buses from throughout the country
City Code: 31
Population: 3.4 million
Languages: English, Zulu
Neighborhoods: Ushaka Marine World, Snake Park, Durban’s Kite beach, Brighton Beach, Cave Rock Beach, Anstey’s Beach and Garvies Beach
Attractions: Marine Parade, Victoria Indian Street Market, North Beach
Accommodations: Durban Hostels
Tourist Office: Durban Tourist_Office
Off-the-beaten-path: Umgeni River Bird Park
Health Issues: No major Health Issues
Tips for Visiting
When to go: Durban is descent year round, but it can get very hot in the summer. Come during the fall or spring.
Common Phrases: English is spoken by close to everyone in the tourism industry.
City Specific Events: Durban International Film Festival, Sardine Run
How to get around?: Buses and taxis are the best ways around the city.
Good to know: Durban has some of the best surf in South Africa.
Cheapest airport to fly into: The cheapest airport to fly into Durban is the Durban International Airport.
Need more information?: Check out the Durban travel guide for more on what to see, where to stay, and how to get there.