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Christmas is a Big Deal at uShaka!


This festive season, uShaka is a one stop fun destination with a difference. So, enjoy a summer’s day full of insane laughter, epic instagram uploads, sensational selfies – and even more splashing good excitement. Combo deals are the new cool – Now, you not only have nine hours of excitement …

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Durban Festive Season Campaign Launched


It is going to be a bumper festive season in Durban, as almost one million visitors are expected to land on our shores to enjoy a sunsational and memorable summer holiday. This year the Municipality has embarked on an intensive marketing campaign to attract visitors from all over the world, …

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Dusi changes stance on key boat weight rule


Pietermaritzburg – With the 2015 Dusi Canoe Marathon starting to attract the attention of the top paddlers in the country, the race organisers have shifted their stance on the critical rule governing the weight of kayaks. The Dusi rules state that every K1 kayak must weight a minimum of 12 …

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FNB backs SA’s biggest surfski series for 2015


Durban – The east coast of South Africa has a reputation globally of being a surfski paddler’s paradise and the country’s biggest surfski series, the Marine Surfski Series is set to reach new heights in 2015 after banking giant First National Bank (FNB) recently confirmed their generous support of the …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 28/11/2014

By Mad Hatter Photography

Our selection of the best pics of Durban and KZN this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our facebook page http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can also tag us in them on Twitter (#5stardurban / @5stardurban)   A …

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Municipality plans new look for Bluff Beaches!


The Municipality is planning a new look for the Bluff beaches and will be hosting public meetings in the South Durban Basin this week to discuss a proposed plan to upgrade the Bluff beaches, ie. The Cuttings, Treasure Beach, Brighton Beach, and Ansteys Beach. The first meeting takes place tomorrow …

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Aquafest to bring the beats to New Beach this December


Nothing can beat Aquafest – SA’s biggest beach party. In partnership with Hunters eXtreme, Aquafest is back on the Durban beachfront for the second time this year, turning up the heat at New Beach on Saturday, December 20th from 2pm – 2am. An array of 30 local Durban DJ’s together …

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Entries open for prestigious 2015 Lilizela Tourism Awards


The Lilizela Tourism Awards help to spur the country’s global competitiveness and create tourism businesses of excellence South African Tourism has announced that entries for the 2015 Lilizela Tourism Awards are now open until 15 May 2015. Consumer voting is also open to the members of the public, and will close on …

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Millions Invested in Umhlanga Beach Tourism


Tens of millions of rands are being invested in Umhlanga below the ridge with a new tower development at Protea Hotel Umhlanga that will see the hotel double its capacity from 120 rooms to 240. Construction crews have already broken ground on the new 15-storey tower that should welcome its …

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