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Durban Fun Season – Bring it on!

Durban Fun Season – Bring it on!

Whilst the rest of the country are unpacking long johns, electric blankets and stocking up on wood for their fireplaces, Durban is getting ready for the best season of the year, and what us Durbanites like to refer to as Durban Fun Season. You see, unlike our colder counterparts, Durban Winters are filled with sunny days and great waves, accompanied by some of the best annual events on the South African calendar. With an average temperature of 23 degrees, the Durban winter season lures the rest...

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Run like there’s no tomorrow!

Run like there’s no tomorrow!

Winter might be here sooner than you think and although it’s only getting slightly cooler these days,  when it comes to staying fit, Durban still brings the heat. The North Beach Park Run is a weekly 5km timed run that takes place along the Golden Mile, every Saturday at 8am. The cool thing about this run is that is costs you absolutely nothing to take part in (you just need to make sure you register) and you can do it at your own comfortable pace. It doesn't matter whether you are serious a...

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Little People’s Party Park

Little People’s Party Park

Got Kids? Need a party venue? Let People’s Park put the FUN back into birthday party pandemonium! Most parents know that planning a kid’s birthday party can be a rather stressful affair, never mind finding the perfect setting. Like a proud parent, we are very excited to announce that the People’s Park Cafe will now be available to host Kids Parties! With an exclusive, dedicated space for up to 50 kids & adults, access to the play area and wide open surfaces for boarding, biking and b...

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Hey Durban, let’s ride!

Hey Durban, let’s ride!

*UPDATE* The Critical Mass Durban ride has been moved to the last Saturday of every month, meeting at #MMStadium at 15:30 and departing at 16:00. Join their Facebook group here for updates: Critical Mass Durban ----- Every last Friday of the month, a cycling event called Critical Mass takes place all over the world. It all started with the idea to get communities together to help raise awareness about bicycles offering an alternative and more sustainable means of transport. It originated in...

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The Durban Land, Sea and Air Festival is here!

The Durban Land, Sea and Air Festival is here!

Set to take place this weekend from 21 - 23 March 2014 is the biggest aviation event South Africa has ever seen, and it’s happening right in our backyard. As if the beachfront couldn’t get any more awesome. This is the first time a festival of this kind will take place in South Africa. Usually reserved for airports, this event is definitely a one-of-it’s kind as it will feature the Sky Grand Prix of Aerobatics, where International and South African pilots will be performing exhilarating...

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6 Things you NEED to do this holiday!

6 Things you NEED to do this holiday!

Once you’ve spent some time on the beautiful East Coast, you can’t help but feel like you were meant to be a Durbanite! That’s why it’s dubbed as the warmest, friendliest city in the world! Some of us are fortunate enough to call this place home, yet we still haven’t experienced half of the awesome activities on offer to us on a daily basis! With so many fun attractions, Moses Mabhida is the ultimate destination for a fun day out with family and friends. If you follow us on Instagram,...

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Jump on board the Ricksha Bus!

Jump on board the Ricksha Bus!

If you live in Durban and you have never gone for a city tour on the infamous Ricksha Bus, then shame on you. We often forget what an amazing city we live in and if you need a reminder, book yourself and your friends a seat on one of the daily 3 hour tours. The tour is delightfully entertaining and takes you sightseeing through pretty much the whole of Durban. For only R100 an adult, it’s something affordable, fun and educational to get you through what could ordinarily be a pretty boring d...

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Take your love to the next level this Valentine’s Day

Take your love to the next level this Valentine’s Day

Show your sweeter side this Valentine’s Day by taking in the Durban scenery with your other half… this time, from the top of the arch and after dark. Because for one night only, the SkyCar will stay open to all Durban romantics until 9pm on Friday 14 February! What’s even more magic about the arch’s extended hours: you get to choose the setting. Will the sunset over Durban set the tone for an unforgettable evening? Or will the twinkling of the stars and city lights be your backdrop...

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Durban: your Valentine’s Day romance capital

Durban: your Valentine’s Day romance capital

Skip the roses and the choccies in heart-shaped boxes this year, 2014 is about rocking Valentine’s Day Durban-style. Here are a few ideas that are not only right on your doorstep, but they’re also a sure-fire way to melt your main squeeze’s heart and earn you a zillion brownie points. For the adventure  lovers: Moses Mabhida Stadium's SkyCar gives the unique opportunity of enjoying the sunset or city lights from a 106-metre high vantage point at the top of the stadium's beautiful arch. ...

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Saddle up and see the sea on horseback

Saddle up and see the sea on horseback

Picture this: waves crashing next to you, kilometers of empty beach behind you, and kilometers more ahead, the sun is setting… and you’re taking it all in by horseback. This one’s not just restricted to romance movies and boy band music videos anymore. Nope. Now you get to experience it for yourself, and it’s just a stone’s throw away. Sound like something you’d want to try? Then meet these guys: the Horseback Beach Adventures team. Horseback Beach Adventures are based just sou...

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