What to do this weekend in KwaZulu-Natal? Here are 6 unique options

Swim with Sharks
"Scouring the internet for amazing places to visit and awesome things to do can take you ages. Therefore, to help you avoid wasting any of that sweet weekend time, Newcastillian - Online News highlights unique places and activities different from the norm to do this weekend."

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Scouring the internet for amazing places to visit and awesome things to do can take you ages. Therefore, to help you avoid wasting any of that sweet weekend time, Newcastillian – Online News highlights unique places and activities different from the norm to do this weekend.

1. Magical Gondola Night Rides in Durban

“Soak up the magic of Durban’s waterfront by night as you glide down the canals in a Venetian-style gondola. Let the glittering lights of Durban Point Waterfront, one of South Africa’s most celebrated new developments, slip by as you slide below bridges and down elegant waterways. 

Escape the bustle of the city for half an hour, with plenty to do once you return. Ride a gondola down the canals of Durban Point Waterfront by night.

Soak up the brilliant lights and stylish architecture of this new development. 

Choose between different time slots to fit with sunset, if you’d like to Relax with the expertise of a professional gondolier”.

Read more about Magical Gondola Night Rides in Durban 2021 by clicking the link –


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2. Segway Gliding Tours

“Come and experience Durban on a Segway! Bring your family and friends to the world-renowned Moses Mabhida Stadium. Glide effortlessly in and around the stadium, stopping for picture-perfect photo opportunities. Experience the majesty and sheer engineering genius of our Stadium. Or “Chase the Sun” down Durban’s spectacular Golden Mile or glide to Ushaka Marine World, with plenty of stops along the way.”

Click the link to make a booking – 


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3. ComeFly Microlight Flights

“If it’s microlight flights that you’re looking for along the Dolphin Coast, Ballito & North Coast, then you have come to the right place!

Come and view the beautiful coastline of the Dolphin Coast from above in an open microlight cockpit with the wind in your hair and the sun in your face, it’s an awe-inspiring experience.

Ballito’s north coast is known for its incredible beauty and abundance of sea life. We will be looking for sharks, dolphins, turtles, stingrays, giant manta rays, large schools of tuna and even whales in season while having an exhilarating experience in a microlight.”

Click the link to book now – https://www.comefly.co.za/

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4. Learn Pole Dancing at The House of Rhea

” The House of Rhea is a Durban based pole studio, offering group and private pole fitness and pole dance lessons. Pole dancing is an art form that takes a combination of dancing and acro movements and puts them together on a vertical pole. Routines come in a variety of different styles from sensual flowing routines to displays of strength and stamina.”

Click the link for dates and details – https://thehouseofrhea.co.za/

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5. Swim with Sharks – Beach Bush Berg Safaris & Dives


Join Shark Specialist Rudi Botha for this Epic Adventure Day. Swim with Sharks or Shark Cage Dive in Kwazulu Natal.

  • R1900pp at a minimum of 2 People (R2500 per 1 person Solo) 
  • Much Included!! RSA Citizens get 10% Discount
  • Additional Discounts for Numbers at 3 or more People. 

This is a True Highlight of Ocean Activities in South Africa. See and Learn about the Sharks up close and personal in the Wild.

Your perspective of Sharks will change to a positive understanding of these Beautiful Large Fish!”

For bookings, click the link – 



6. Crocworld Conservation Centre

“Bring your family to meet our lovely animals and enjoy a delectable meal at our Fish Eagle Café.

Stroll through our beautifully-landscaped gardens, which is home to a variety of indigenous and endemic vegetation. Celebrating a kid’s birthday? Host your child’s next birthday party with us!

Educators can also book their next school tour at Crocworld and take full advantage of our knowledge and passion for conservation education.

Crocworld is the place where everyone can immerse themselves in and reconnect with nature, on KwaZulu-Natal’s spectacular South Coast.”

Click the link to learn more – https://crocworld.co.za/

Image credit: www.crocworld.co.za

With the above places offering you more than sand and surf, we hope you have a brilliant long weekend filled with great memories. 

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One Response

  1. These are very interesting and fun activities. Too far for a day trip unfortunately. What about some fun activities in Northern KZN?

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