Durban at a glance

Durban is the third largest city in the country and is also home to one of the busiest ports in the world. The port is not only a vital link for international trade but is also a launching point for many sea bound tourism.

Although the city is always buzzing with activity, Durbanites are also treated to a subtropical climate which lends itself to lazy summer days and cool winter days. The perfect setting for those wanting to spend time outdoors be it on the waves of the world famous surfing spots or training for the Comrades Marathon which takes place between Durban and Pietermaritzburg each year.

Durban is also home to the Sharks rugby team and many Saturdays during rugby season see Kings Park Stadium, affectionately named Shark Tank, filled with supporters of the team. Durban was also a host city for the Soccer World Cup 2010 and the newly built Moses Madhiba stadium still remains an attraction.

Lush gardens in charming suburbs is a characteristic feature of property in Durban, while homes can range from the ultra modern to the more old style design elements of years gone by. With many schools and campuses of the University of KwaZulu Natal situated in the city, it is also a prime destination for those wanting to further their careers.

Property Types

  • Houses
  • Townhouses
  • Apartments
  • Vacant Land

Schools

  • Clifton School
  • St. Henry's Marist Brothers' College
  • Durban Girls' College
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