North - Activities
Marine World in Durban, South Africa, the largest ocean park in Africa,
boasts fresh and sea water attractions from shipwrecks to an aquarium and
dolphinarium, from water slides to amusement parks, from adventure sport
to fine dining and shopping.
Theatre of Shopping
at the centre apart from the superb shopping are the entertainment facilities
which include 'D-Rex' the only double break wave pool in the world, a huge
Tony Hawke designed skateboard park, as well as a climbing wall, an IMAX
theatre, cinemas and much more.
than a kilometre (easy walking distance along the river banks) of the hotel
is the Umgeni Bird with a huge collection of both indigenous and exotic
walk towards the ocean brings you to the Mangrove Swamps where the the
plant and animal life of a typical mangrove can be witnessed close up.
Park - Golf Course
across the river from the hotel offers a fair challenge on one of the busiest
municipal golf courses in South Africa. Visitors are welcome and green
fees are incredibly reasonable.
Park Olympic Swimming Complex
complex offers two pools, an Olympic sized main pool and a second diving
/ water polo pool. Both are heated and thus ideal for those who need their
daily swimming exercise.
Park Rugby Stadium:
home of Natal Rugby and the ever popular Natal Sharks, ABSA Park can be
seen from the hotel and transport to 'big games' is available on request
if you prefer not to walk the 1½ kilometres to the Stadium.
Active Health Club
Active Health Club is situated at the southern entrance to ABSA Park Rugby
Stadium. Members are welcome.
Park Soccer Stadium
new stadium played host to several of the Soccer World Cup games in 2010,
including one of the semi-finals. The stadium has a seating capacity
for 70 000 people. The arches are100m high. The stadium covers 320
x 280 square metres and is 45m in height.