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Wilson's Wharf

Victoria Embankment

Attractions and Travel Hints

Sugar TerminalSugar Terminal
One can visit the Sugar Terminal on the Maydon Wharf. 1-hour tours are offered at 8:30 am, 10am, 11:30 Uhr am and at 2 pm, mondays to fridays. Small entry fee. Tel (0)31 3658153.

Wilson's Wharf Waterfront
Here are good and reasonably priced restaurants, fusion food as well as seafood. Parking lot right behind the complex. Beautiful view of the yacht harbour. The modern Catalina Theatre is popular. It stages boulevard theatre plays, musicals and music performances.

Dick King Statue
This Statue near Gardiner Street commemorates the 1000 km horseback ride of the English settler Dick King and his companion Ndongeni in the year 1842. They had gone from Durban to Grahamstown to get help, after the Boers had taken Durban.
DaGama Clock Durban
Vasco da Gama Clock
Magnificent clock tower. A gift of the Portuguese government from the year 1897 to commemorate the great seafarers and discoverers of the Bay of Natal. -
On Maritime Drive, can't be missed.

Port Natal Maritime Museum
An open-air museum on Maritime Drive (near Aliwal Street). Several old vessels are exhibited, including a minesweeper from the 2nd World War (SAS Durban), a tug-boat (I.R. Moore) and a pilot boat (Ulundi). Open: Mo - Sat 8:30 am - 4 pm, Sun 11 am - 4 pm. Small entry fee. Tel (031) 3112230.

BAT Centre
Next to the Maritime Museum. Numerous shops for arts&crafts, art galleries, bars, restaurants, live-music.

The PointThe Point
Waterfront Durban

This new waterfront between uShaka Marine Park and the harbour entrance is best accessed via Point Road. The construction of a big residential and entertainment complex - following the example of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town - has commenced and will still take a couple of years. It will boast many luxury apartments including a jetty for the yachts of residents, a shopping centre, offices, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs etc. Tel ++27 (0)31 3373460.

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