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All I want for fishmas is an underwater Santa

The Irish Times 23 Dec 2022
Santa Claus, aka South African diver Jerry Ntombela, and pal during a show at Africa's largest marine park in Durban ... largest marine park, the uShaka Marine World in Durban, which attracts more than 100,000 local and international visitors during the festive season.

Durban coastline: Sewage polluted beaches pose threat to holiday makers and the environment

Phys Dot Org 12 Dec 2022
Large numbers of businesses in eThekwini on South Africa's eastern seaboard—which includes the port city of Durban—rely heavily on tourism ... As Anja du Plessis explains, many of the beaches along the Durban coastline aren't safe to swim in ... Many have been closed along the Durban ... coli in marine water is 500 counts/100ml ... Durban coastline.

Sewage polluted beaches in Durban pose threat to holidaymakers and the environment

Independent online (SA) 12 Dec 2022
Large numbers of businesses in eThekwini on South Africa’s eastern seaboard – which includes the port city of Durban – rely heavily on tourism ... But maybe not this year as many of the beaches along the Durban coastline aren’t safe to swim in ... Many have been closed along the Durban coastline ... coli in marine water is 500 counts/100ml.

Historical linkages 09 Dec 2022
China-Africa relations have deep roots in the past ... Ancient Silk Road and Africa  ... 220).  ... As far as the blue economy is concerned, collaboration between BRI countries designed to enhance environmental policies and sustainable exploitation of marine resources has been initiated, as reflected in the Xiamen-Nice-Durban Dialogue.  .

Budget-friendly family activities in Mzansi this December

Independent online (SA) 02 Dec 2022
Ushaka Marine WorldUshaka Marine World in Durban ... Ushaka Marine World offers kids and adults plenty of fun activities ... Tickets are R94 – R104, kids under 3 enter for free.Kids will be in left in awe at uShaka Marine World ... Durban Botanic Gardens Trail of Lights 2022Durban Botanic Gardens will light up for the festive season.

Explore the beauty of Mzansi at these 4 budget-friendly places

Independent online (SA) 01 Dec 2022
uShaka Marine World ... A post shared by uShaka Marine World (@ushakamarineworld). Located on Durban’s Golden Mile is Africa’s largest marine theme park.It’s one of South Africa’s most popular attractions and has breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. uShaka Marine World has eight sections to explore, with more than enough for an entire family to enjoy.

R1bn investment plan to transform uShaka Marine World is ‘best option’, eThekwini Municipality told

Independent online (SA) 30 Nov 2022
Durban - Consultants tasked with advising the eThekwini Municipality on the future viability of uShaka Marine Theme Park have found that the best option for the municipality is to invest R1 billion in the entity to make it profitable ... The third option was for the city to just be the manager of the property with no say in how the entity is run.

Xiamen-Nice-Durban Dialogue promotes exchanges among maritime civilisations 24 Nov 2022
Attendees exchanged views on the experiences of Xiamen, Nice and Durban in promoting marine conservation and sustainable development and building an open and inclusive blue partnership for mutual benefit, with the aim to forge consensus on marine conservation and development, and ...

Top 10 ‘hidden gem’ beaches that deserve a visit in December

Independent online (SA) 08 Nov 2022
Point Beach, KZN Ship coming into Durban’s Port which separates the Bluff and Point Beach ... Point Beach is on Durban’s popular Golden Mile and features a stunning promenade for joggers and walkers. The beach is close to uShaka Marine World and Durban on Point Waterfront where visitors can explore with kids.

Yachties come together to ‘maak n plan’ for marina

Independent online (SA) 30 Oct 2022
IT’S NOT just Afrikaaners who can make a plan – Durban’s yachting folk are equally adept, especially when it’s for a worthy cause ... Yachtsman, businessman and Durban Marina chairperson Nigel Milln said it was fitting that the port captain was a woman because marine vessels were traditionally christened by “the fairer sex”.

Durban set its sight on luring tourists with whale-watching experience

Independent online (SA) 26 Oct 2022
Durban Tourism ... Durban Tourism ... “Between 1908 and 1975, when the whaling station closed, almost 100 000 of the marine mammals, including giant blue whales, humpbacks and sperm whales, were killed off the KZN coast,” said du Preez.The Durban coastline is teaming with marine wildlife activity and whale sightings are common ... Durban Tourism.


Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 11 Oct 2022
The port remains fully manned from a marine service perspective.

Port of Durban hosts 300 pupils for maritime career open day

Independent online (SA) 04 Oct 2022
DurbanTransnet National Ports Authority celebrated World Maritime Day by hosting 300 pupils from primary schools across Durban ... Dweba–Kwetana said industry professionals at the event included the Port of Durban’s first female commercial diver, marine pilots, vessel traffic controllers, tug masters and dredge masters.

Enjoy a luxurious KZN holiday with Premier Hotels

Independent online (SA) 26 Sep 2022
At one end of Durban’s Golden Mile, uShaka Marine World is a world-class aquarium where penguins, seals and sharks are on view ... If you crave more grown-up pleasures, Station Road is where you’ll find Durban’s original craft distillery ... 52 minutes from Durban you’ll find Scottburgh, ...

Durban’s drinking water quality now meets standards

Business Day 05 Sep 2022
The quality of Durban’s drinking water has been put to the test by the Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology and the results “look good”, say scientists ... coli levels in rivers, the death of marine life and beach closures ... “Recently there has been much concern about Durban’s tap water quality.

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