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9 Things to do in Durban that are FREE

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1. Walk or run along the Durban promenade.
Take a slow-paced walk along Durban’s iconic coastline, or if you’re daring, try a 5km run.

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2. Window Shop at Gateway Theatre of Shopping
There’s nothing like looking and maybe trying on a few things, because why not?

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3. Ride a Wave
Borrow a friend’s surfboard and hit the beach. Who knows, you may even good at surfing!

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4. Have a picnic at Durban Botanic Gardens
Submerge yourself in nature while sitting under the trees with your friends/family

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5. Braai at Blue Lagoon
Grab your friends and head down to the Blue Lagoon for beautiful views of the Umgeni River.

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6. Learn about the Indian Culture
Head down to Durban’s Indian community at the Durban Cultural and Documentation Centre for your piece of history.

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7. Drive through the Midlands Meander
Take a drive through one of the most scenic routes. Be sure to stop at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site for a photo!

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8. Science, anyone?
Take a visit to the Durban Science Museum at the City Hall and be thrown back thousands of years into the past.

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9. Visit the Japanese Gardens
This is your place to go if you want to feel like you’re in another country, without leaving the country! Take in the views of Japanese inspired buildings and walkways.