Just when you thought that you’re all set for your trip, we can make it even better. With a campervan hire from Salamanda Travel, you’ll have all you need for a convenient self-drive vacation in South Africa. Choose from our wide range of vehicle options, get great discounts and see our specials, and enjoy a relaxing holiday with your accommodation taken care of.
Upon taking your campervan to the city of Durban, you’ll see a land where culture and architectural wonder converge. Durban is located in the east coast of South Africa and is the largest city in its province, KwaZulu-Natal. The city, which is also the busiest port in Africa, boasts of its wonderful subtropical climate making it a favourite destination among travellers who want to take advantage of its lovely beaches.
Along the Golden Mile
The most famous attractions in Durban are its beaches(the stretch known as the Golden Mile) and aquatic culture. It is home to beautiful and picture-perfect beaches, large and modern aquariums, and water parks. The warm water of the beaches of Durban are perfect for people who have different goals. The North Beach is a bodyboarding hotspot, South Beach is for swimming while the Bay of Plenty is a delight for surfers. For beginners at surfing, they can visit the the Durban Bay with its more relaxed waves and for those who are more adventurous can go to Cave Rock, Brighton and Anstey’s. Those who just want to take a break from all the hullabaloo may visit the quiet shore and coastlines of Kosi Bay, Cape Vidal and Sodwana Bay.
The city is a hub for marine adventures in South Africa. Dozens of aqua thrill activities can be done here such as enjoying water sports like swimming, surfing, canoeing, diving and snorkelling. For even more thrill, you can go and see thousands of Nile Crocodiles, alligators, snakes and other reptiles at the Crocodile Creek or at the Shark Institute to see the shark net that protect beachcombers. Sea World Aquarium (uShaka Marine World) located at King Shaka Avenue is also a good idea for adventures with the kids.
Visit Durban with a campervan as you get off from the main airport that serves the city, Durban International Airport. Visit other locations in South Africa such as Upington, Cape Town, or Kempton Park.