While Durban offers an incredible array of experiences, we find it crucial to provide you with some practical advise to ensure a pleasant and worry-free visit:
- To facilitate easy transportation, buses will be available in the mornings and afternoons, shuttling participants from their official hotels directly to the WSPID 2023 congress venue. This service ensures a hassle-free journey for all attendees.
- When exploring Durban, we recommend traveling in groups or using licensed taxis to ensure a secure experience. By staying together, you can create a sense of camaraderie and enjoy the city’s attractions while minimizing any potential risks. Utilizing authorized taxi services offers an additional layer of safety, providing peace of mind as you navigate the city.
- When preparing for your journey to Durban, it is crucial to prioritize the safety of your essential documents. This encompasses safeguarding your passport, travel insurance, as well as any required visas or travel permits. To ensure their protection, it is advisable to create copies of these documents and store them separately from the originals in a secure location.
Durban is a vibrant metropolis, and like any major city, it’s important to exercise caution and be aware of your surroundings:
- Stay alert and be mindful of your belongings at all times.
- Avoid displaying valuable items openly, keeping them securely stored.
- Use well-lit and populated areas when walking at night.
- Follow local laws and regulations to ensure a trouble-free stay.
- Familiarize yourself with emergency contact numbers and keep them readily accessible. The emergency number for South Africa is: 112
- Be cautious when withdrawing money from ATMs, especially at night or in isolated areas.
Durban offers everything for every taste! Here you can find a variety of fun activities – from family outings and tours to extreme sports. Take a look at a couple of suggestions for the best excitement that Durban has to offer!
The Beachfront Amusement Park
At Durban Funworld we provide safe and secure entertainment for the whole family. Park on the Marine Parade and spend the day enjoying all the fun of the Amusement Park. The Cable Car provides a scenic view of the Durban beachfront while the older kids can have fun on the Breakdance and Swingboat. The little ones can enjoy themselves on the Elephant Ride or Carousel, just to mention a few.
Moses Mabhida Stadium
Feeling adventurous? Then enjoy the 550steps adventure walk to the top of the Moses Mabhida Stadium Arch. 106 m above the pitch, you can enjoy a beautiful 360 degree view of Durban. You can also enjoy a guided tour of the stadium or a Segway gliding tour.
uShaka Marine World
Being amongst the largest aquariums in the world uShaka Marine World is the most exciting place to visit in the city of Durban. uShaka Marine is Everything you’ve always look forward to when it comes to fun by the sea. With so much to offer from the mysteries of the ocean, the thrill of Wet ‘n Wild, a kiddies play paradise, all new Chimp & Zee Rope adventure Park and non-stop entertainment.
Suncoast Casino and Entertainment World
Situated on the magnificent Golden Mile, this world class Casino and entertainment complex includes a wide selection of restaurants, bars, cinemas, amphitheatre, entertainment areas for children and a beautiful private beach which has been rated one of the finest in the country.