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History, Art, Culture:

Phansi museum – traditional arts, crafts and artefacts https://phansi.com/

The Campbell Collection – a 1914 home housing artefacts from the sugar baron Sir Marshall Campbell https://www.zulu.org.za/places-to-go/durban-metro/killie-campbell-museum-P55161

Kwamuhle Museum – a museum that reflects Durban’s urban growth and the history of its residents https://durbanhistorymuseums.org.za/kwamuhle-museum/

Moses Mabhida Stadium – an easy walk from the conference venue

Durban’s iconic stadium built for the 2010 Soccer World Cup offers a variety of activities:

Big Rush Big Swing – free fall 80m into the centre of the stadium https://www.mmstadium.com/attractions/big-swing/

Stadium tour – explore the change rooms and walk the tunnels of the stadium https://www.mmstadium.com/attractions/stadium-tours/

SkyCar – take a 2 minute ride up the stadium arch to the viewing platform (check availability) https://www.mmstadium.com/attractions/skycar/

Segway Gliding tour – take a tour around the3 stadium or along the beachfront https://www.mmstadium.com/attractions/segway-gliding-tours/

Adventure Walk – climb the 500 steps to the top of the arch https://www.mmstadium.com/attractions/adventure-walk/

Parks and Nature

Ushaka Marine World – a world class entertainment and tourism destination which includes the 5th largest aquarium in the world, a wet and wild water theme park, retail shopping opportunities as well as a number of restaurants.  Not to be missed is the themed shipwreck restaurant with windows to the shark tank.  https://ushakamarineworld.co.za/

Umgeni River Bird Park – opened in 1984 on the 3.5 hectare site of an old quarry one can now find in excess of 800 birds residing in tropical surroundings  http://www.umgeniriverbirdpark.co.za/

Tala Game Reserve – an hours drive from the city, surrounded by farmland lies this 3000 hectare wildlife conservancy.  Although not home to The Big 5 the game reserve boasts 380 bird species, big game including kudu, hippo, buffalo, wildebeest, giraffe, eland as well as many other smaller animals.  The reserve also offers dining opportunities, a swimming pool,  bush walks and game drives. http://www.tala.co.za/