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Durban, a kaleidoscope of images

Durban… If you’ve heard of Durban, or even had the pleasure of visiting this city, it’s sure to evoke a kaleidoscope of images in your mind. This vibrant, bustling city is home to 3.5 million people and is a veritable treasure chest for any traveller seeking culture and adventure. Like Brisbane, San Diego, Valencia and […]


Durban’s ‘Big 5’ golf courses

There are just short of 40 golf courses within a 200 km of Durban city. Each one of them has their own special attributes and will provide you a unique experience. This is XO Africa’s BIG 5 of must-play golf courses! 1. DURBAN COUNTRY CLUB: In its 91 years of history, this course has hosted […]

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Gandhi, a cultural heritage for Durban

The Indian people first arrived in Natal(now called KwaZulu Natal) as labourers who had left poverty-stricken Bengal in search of work on the ever-growing sugarcane fields of Natal. As the demand for sugar grew, so did the need for Indian labour and a total of 152 000 Indians were brought to Natal. Durban now has […]

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The distinctive charm in Durban

Situated alongside the historical and famous landmark, the Umhlanga Lighthouse, The Oyster Box Hotel is one of South Africa’s best-loved and most distinguished hotels. Settled majestically on Umhlanga’s prestigious beachfront, the Oyster Box exudes colonial charm and offers sweeping views of the Indian Ocean. Lush, landscaped tropical gardens and direct beach access add to the […]

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Short break at 9th Avenue Bistro

After a busy morning taking in the sights and scenes of the city of Durban, we were famished and ready to indulge in the delicious cuisine on offer at 9th Avenue Bistro. Here, the food is superb and the atmosphere warm and inviting! The décor at 9th Avenue Bistrois modern minimalist with soft lighting imparting […]

Durban with National Geographic

This video explores the seaside city of Durban and its cultural and outdoor offerings.  From the beautiful national parks for a memorable safari to the Indian culture, or  a visit to one of the largest aquarium in the world, this video gives you a comprehensive picture of Durban.

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The Amazing Race : ‘’The Sardine Run’’

Every year, between the months of May and July, billions of sardines spawn in the cool waters of the Agulhas Bank and frantically swim northward along the east coast of South Africa. It’s often a suicide journey for the fish as they are preyed on by frenzied sharks, dolphins, whales, tuna and seagulls and gannets […]

Bush & Beach Tour, Kwazulu-Natal

Day 1 Arrival at Johannesburg International Airport Meet and greet with our local representative and hand over of travel documents Domestic flight to Durban (excl) On arrival in Durban, pick up your rental car: Toyota Corolla sedan or similar Self-drive to your accommodation, +/- 45 min Suggestions: golf, horse riding, micro lighting, snorkelling, kite surf, […]