World Routes 2015

The 21st World Route Development Forum

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
19 – 22 September 2015

Things to do in KwaZulu-Natal

When it comes to cultural attractions, natural beauty and entertainment, you truly are spoilt for choice in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Here are just a few suggestions of how to spend your free time during World Routes 2015.

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Visit South Africa's first World Heritage site

Head up the coastline to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Africa’s largest estuarine system with over 500 bird species and 25,000 year-old coastal dunes. The name iSimangaliso means miracle and wonder, which aptly describes this exceptional place.

Moses Mabhida Stadium

Head to the Moses Mabhida Stadium

Sample the world’s highest bungee swing from the top of Durban’s famous stadium. Alternatively, you can walk the 500 steps to the peak of its arch for breathtaking views, or pop into the SkyCar for a ride to the viewing deck at the top. 


Head for the hills

Travel to the Valley of a Thousand Hills, just a short drive from the city centre of Durban. Here you can soak up the spellbinding vistas that stretch before you and immerse yourself in the rich Zulu culture.

Midlands Meander

Enjoy laidback landscapes

Enjoy a day leisurely exploring the green belt of KwaZulu-Natal at the Midlands Meander. This route showcases an array of arts and crafts and worldclass cuisine.

Durban sunset

Cruise along the coast

End your day in luxury with a sunset sea cruise along our glorious coastline and gain a unique and magical perspective of this beautiful city from the Indian Ocean.

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Get some retail therapy

Sample some of the fine shopping on offer at one of the many shopping malls throughout Durban and the region, or pick up some local crafts and trinkets at the many beachfront market sellers. Durban is also the perfect place to buy exotic Indian spices, which will long linger in your culinary memory.