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Durban

Durban is a busy city with 3.3 million inhabitants, situated along the east coast of South Africa in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. It enjoys a warm, subtropical climate and has some of the country's most popular beaches for swimming, surfing and diving. In 2010, it will be one of the cities to host the World Cup 2010 in South Africa.

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Cheapest month August

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Hippo Hide Lodge and Backpackers

Hippo Hide Lodge and Backpackers

perfect place ... more

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5
Smiths Cottage

Smiths Cottage

Really great will definitely return with a bit more time to spare - perhaps in the summer just to be able to swim at night. Thanks it was all good ... more

Overall
5
Gibela Backpackers Lodge Durban

Gibela Backpackers Lodge Durban

Gibelas is a great backpackers , lovely gardens and nice with the included breakfast. good kitchen facilities , comfortable and quiet for a backpackers, close to Florida Rd and associated restaurants and clubs. Also has a handy supermarket and a few other shops close. Highly recommended Marion-Australia ... more

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4

Durban Discussions

  • Durban Dangerous ?
    I am going to South Africa in December. We were planning on going to Durban before we do the garden route, but Im starting to hear horror stories about how the place is very dangerous Do you think its best to miss it out? ...

  • Durban to Tanzania??
    Hi Looking at an overland trip starting in Durban, SA travelling via Mosimbique and into Tanzania. would like to stay costal throughout Mosimbique as diving will be on the 'itinery'. Looking to travel as early as september, for a period anywhere from 10 to 16 weeks (depending on budget ect ...

  • what to do in Durban?
    to stay outside the city, or fly to another city. (Cape town, Durban?) Anyway, my job in the group atm is to make a plan in Durban. Is it easy to get there from JoBurg? (Plane?) anyone got Hostels to recomend ...

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Durban Blog Entries

  • SB part 2
    For the second half of my spring break I was in Durban which is another big city up the eastern ...
    Posted in TIA: South Africa by kymack

  • Durban
    Ok so I arrived in Durban late Thursday night after a long party on the backpacker’s bus up the coast. I am staying with a guy and his family whom I met in j bay. Very cool people. There is actually ...
    Posted in Here I come by nick_fairm

  • Durban
    € von Johannesburg nach Durban. Für kenianische Verhältnisse ist es ein Luxusbus. Leider stirbt der ...
    Posted in Andreas' passage by Jenlain

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Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge
88 %

Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge

5 Nelson Palmer Rd, Warner Beach South Coast (Map) - Hostel
Smiths Cottage
87 %

Smiths Cottage

5 Mount Argus Road Umgeni Heights (Map) - Hostel
Really great will definitely return with a bit more time to spare - perhaps in the summer just to be able to swim at night.
Hippo Hide Lodge and Backpackers
85 %

Hippo Hide Lodge and Backpackers

2 Jesmond Road Berea (Map) - Hostel
Gibela Backpackers Lodge Durban
82 %

Gibela Backpackers Lodge Durban

119 Ninth Avenue Morningside (Map) - Hostel
Gibelas is a great backpackers , lovely gardens and nice with the included breakfast.
Durban Backpackers - On the Beach
80 %

Durban Backpackers - On the Beach

17 The Promenade Glenashley (Map) - Hostel
Tekweni Backpackers Hostel
80 %

Tekweni Backpackers Hostel

169 Ninth Ave, Morningside, AF 4001 (Map) - Hostel
Irie Lodge Warner Beach
68 %

Irie Lodge Warner Beach

19A Madeline road 17 Madeline road (Map) - Hostel
Banana Backpackers
67 %

Banana Backpackers

61 Pine Street, Ambassador House 1st Floor. (Map) - Hostel
Neil's Backpacker's and Guest House

Neil's Backpacker's and Guest House

210 Grosvenor Rd, Glenmore (Map) - Guesthouse