Flights to Durban King Shaka International (DUR)

Cheap Flights to Durban King Shaka International

Airport Durban is the busiest port in South Africa. It is also seen as one of the country’s major centers of tourism because of the city's extensive beaches. However, Durbin has grown into much more than a surf town. Whether you're visiting for business or pleasure, this city of over 3 million has plenty to keep you engaged. A flight to Durban King Shaka International Airport (DUR) puts you at the center of all the action.

Facilities at Durban King Shaka International Airport

King Shaka International Airport (DUR), also known as La Mercy Airport, is the primary airport for Durban. It is located about 37 miles north of the city center. Major carriers throughout the Middle East and Africa offer flights to Durban King Shaka International Airport (DUR) throughout the year. Kulula and Mango Airlines provide cheap flights to Durban King Shaka International Airport (DUR).

The airport was completed in 2010, so travelers will find the latest in facilities and shopping. Numerous shuttle services operate between the town and airport. The bus service from King Shaka Airport stops at the greyhound station and has a route with stops at local landmarks around Durban.

Things to Do Near Durban King Shaka International Airport

The city’s Metrorail makes it easy to get around Durban and the surrounding area. The region is known for its art deco architecture as well as its British colonial buildings. Durban has several fine art exhibitions including the Campbell Collection and the Phansi Museum, which features tribal art of South Africa. Visitors can view much of the rare flora of the region at the Durbin Botanic Gardens. It is a great place for a noon break or to see concerts in the evening.

The city offers plenty of family-friendly activities. Durbin Point peninsula provides a full day of fun with the Ushaka Sea World Aquarium, the fifth largest aquarium in the world. Alongside the aquarium is a large water park. After a day of fun in the water, take time to walk the beautiful beaches along Durbin’s Golden Mile. If you're really adventurous, try your hand at surfing at some of the safest beaches in the world.

Durban is also known for its nighttime entertainment. The city has several theater groups, including the Barnyard Theater and the Playhouse Company. Jazz is also popular as the University of KwaZulu-Natal Center for Jazz and many bars put on live music shows. Durban is also considered the Las Vegas of Africa as it has two luxurious casinos: the Sibaya Casino and Suncoast Casino.

Travel Tips to Durban King Shaka International Airport

Durban has a pleasant subtropical climate with cooling breezes coming off of the Indian Ocean. It is a popular vacation destination throughout the year, with cheap flights to Durban King Shaka International Airport (DUR) available throughout the spring and fall. As a center for tourism, Durban has become a popular location for music and art festivals. The Awesome African Music Festival in early October is one of the largest on the continent. The biggest local festival is Diwali held in December.

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