Micro-itineraries: Durban in a few hours, and on a budget
The new promenade
Go get some fresh air and exercise at the Durban promenade. With its recent upgrade, the Golden Mile by 750 metres is part of a R300 million project linked to the Durban Point Waterfront mega-development. The expansion, which started construction in January 2018, cost just under R400 million.
First Thursdays Durban is a free and open event with a variety of exhibitions and interesting activities happening around Durban on the first Thursday of every month, most notably in the Station Drive Precinct.
Check out the events to attend every month here.
Visit the world's rarest plant
The Durban Botanical Gardens boasts a collection of some of the world's rarest plants. The gardens are free, so if you have some time to spare go see the Wood's Cycad (Encephalartos woodii), reputed to be the world's rarest plant.
Go check Durban art
From the Faith47’s six murals in Warwich Junction to art galleries scattered around the cool neighbourhood of Glenwood, go check out the talent that hangs and is painted on these walls.