Over two billion in consumer spend for KZN this festive season

2019-12-11 06:01

THE influx of domestic and international travellers to KZN will augur well for the provincial economy

Durban – December 1.

Featuring on the list of things to do in KwaZulu-Natal are:

1.Phezulu Safari Park: The picturesque park has magnificent views of the world-famous Valley of a 1000 Hills.

2.Moses Mabhida Stadium: The Adventure Walk to the top of the 106m high arch for breath-taking views of the city of Durban.

3.The Big Rush Swing: Has been officially named the world’s tallest swing by the Guinness Book of records since May 14, 2011.

4.Segway Gliding Tours: Explore everything the stadium has to offer while you effortlessly and smoothly coast through its ins-and outs.

5.Ushaka Marine World: South Africa’s most loved 16-hectare marine theme park comprising eight sections.

6.The Luthuli Museum: A site of international historical significance that celebrates the life and legacy of a human rights champion and recipient of the 1960 Nobel Peace Prize, Chief Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli.

7.Shakaland: Situated just 160kms north of the city of Durban is a living monument to Zulu culture.

8.Hot Air Ballooning in the KZN Midlands: Gently rising from the ground up, to a height of around 10 to 20m and slowly sailing through the air for an hour or so, you will be awestruck by the panoramic view.

9.Wild 5 Activities at Oribi Gorge: About 2.5 hours south of Durban. Experience the longest gorge swing in South Africa (165m) and the longest of its kind in the world.

10.Microlighting: About 40 minutes north of Durban, experience the scenic views of the north coast from a birds-view point with regular sightings of dolphins, sharks, whales, turtles, stingrays and numerous other marine life, while enjoying the subtropical climate of KwaZulu-Natal’s Dolphin Coast.

11.Gondola Ride at the Point Waterfront: Did you know that you don’t need to go to the canals of Venice, Italy to experience the magic and romance of a gondola ride? You and your sweetheart can enjoy a laid-back romantic gondola ride, just floating down the canals without a care in the world, right here in Durban.

12.Mandela Capture Site: Situated 1.5 hours out of Durban, this is a place in the history of South Africa which has enormous significance because it’s where Nelson Mandela’s long walk to freedom was interrupted for 27 years on the R103, the old main road 5km from Howick, where he was ‘captured’ on his return journey to Johannesburg.

13.Karkloof Canopy Tour: Ziplining canopy tour which is about two hours out of Durban, begins with a detailed safety briefing followed by a Kitting up session.

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