Shongweni Train Trip Adventure
July means holiday time in KZN! And what do we like most about holidays? It surely must be having a blast with all the family for as long as possible! Feel the freedom to take the whole family on an exciting train adventure on the modern Holiday Express to the Shongweni Farmers and Craft Market on 2 June, 30 June and 7 July. Saturday 2 June, 30 June and 7 July. 07.00am – Registration 08.00am – Train departs for Shongweni 09.00am – Arrival in Shongweni. Board coaches for a short trip to the Market 12.00pm – Depart by coach for Shongweni Station 12.30pm – Train departs from Shongweni for Durban 1.30pm – Arrival in Durban. For bookings and more, visit The Holiday Express
Christmas in July – Didima & Castle Resort
Enjoy a two (2) night weekend at R875 per person per night sharing…. … In addition, take advantage of our full complimentary Saturday evening Christmas Dinner and Breakfast buffet on both Saturday and Sunday morning. Rhino gold card holders get a 10% discount rate of R790 per person per night for the weekend. Mountain View chalets are allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Quote promo code: XMAS when making your booking to qualify for this Special Offer. Head Office: 033 845 199 Central Reservation: 033 845 1000 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web:www.kznwildlife.com
Vodacom Durban July 2018
Africa’s Greatest Horseracing Event! Be part of the iconic sporting and social highlight at Greyville Racecourse on Saturday 7 July 2018. It sneaks up on you and spreads like wildfire to soon engulf the entire country. You don’t know you’ve got it till you start searching for more and more information and the desire for greater knowledge becomes a passion. It is the annual outbreak of “July Fever” which makes its regular appearance in mid-April and grows in intensity as the days pass, becoming a national epidemic and rejecting all known cures but one. That cure will become available on the afternoon of the first Saturday of July at Greyville Racecourse in Durban when South Africa’s best thoroughbreds storm down the home straight to the finish of the R4,25 million, Grade 1 Vodacom Durban July. The cure is instantaneous, whether you are among the 55 000 people who cram the confines of Greyville Racecourse or the millions of others who will watch the annual spectacle on television. For maximum effect, however, there is nothing better than to be at the heart of the excitement, among the crowds who line the track, who relax in the many restaurant facilities or enjoy […]
Disney On Ice – Dream Big
Durban, believing is just the beginning with Disney On Ice presents DREAM BIG! Enter a world where adventure is awaiting and courage leads the way! Through enchanted pixie-dust, Tinker Bell takes you on a journey of beloved Disney tales LIVE ON ICE. Make a splash with the fearless dreamer Ariel as she yearns to explore life above the waves. Watch Rapunzel, Cinderella and Belle as they learn about the power to make their own magic. Travel to the wintry world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa, and the hilarious Olaf from Disney’s Frozen as they learn that true love is the greatest magic of all. Be there to discover a whole new world with the daring Jasmine, and join Snow White, Aurora and Tiana as they remind you to always be strong, kind and fearless. Durban ICC: 4 – 8 July Presented by Feld Entertainment Inc. and leading local promoter, Showtime Management.
Welcoming of the Whales
This year Sodurba will be hosting their 2nd Welcoming of the Whales Festival on Saturday 30th June 2018 at Brighton Beach. Last year was our first ever festival which was held at Anstey’s Beach on the Bluff, we had over 1000 foot traffic. Members of the community enjoyed many activities from Rocky Shore walks to educational talks to giveaways, not to mention the sight of our Whales breaching right in front of our event. We were lucky to host numerous international guests from the WCA (World Cetacean Alliance) as their conference was held in Durban over this period. The interest and excitement was overwhelmed by all and we even got to take them down to the Old Whaling Station where we had a personal show around from Peter Fraude and his wife where they both met and still married today, they shared their stories and history of our Heritage Site. Since this we have being working on making the Old Whaling Station a Heritage Site and Eco Tourism Hub point, where we can share with the world our great history. Taking tourists and guests down to this point and offering them tours to and from our ocean, educating and sharing […]
East Coast Radio House & Garden Show
KZN’s largest home and garden show brings you the best shopping and idea hunting experience in the province. The exhibition has been running exclusively on the east coast for the past 34 years, and welcomes over 100,000 visitors across the 10 show days. It is held annually at the Durban Exhibition Centre, South Africa. IN 2018, REDEFINE HOME WITH HEART AT THE ECR HOUSE & GARDEN SHOW KZN’s most-loved décor event, the ECR House & Garden Show, is embracing a fresh perspective with the 2018 theme “Home is Where the Heart is”, with a focus on redefining the concept of a home, by showcasing timeless trends and functionality with convenient comfort, aimed at styling a distinctive space best suited to its unique inhabitants – its family. The concept of celebrating home also extends to a love for KwaZulu-Natal and it’s unique offering. Families, couples, housemates and singletons can look forward to new features for the whole family, inspiring trends from well-known brands and exciting pop-up exhibitions. Pop-Ups will run over these dates: Friday 29 June – Sunday 1 July: Home Grown Design Fair – showcasing artisanal design and décor products made by talented, local crafters and design studios. Thursday 5 […]
Comrades Marathon 2018
t’s the 93rd edition of The Ultimate Human Race. You’ve sacrificed. You’ve faced the obstacles. And you’ve got this. There’s No Turning Back#Comrades2018 The Ultimate Human Race is the world’s oldest and largest ultra-marathon. The Comrades Marathon was founded in 1921 by Vic Clapham as a living memorial to those who have lost their lives during World War I. Vic Clapham, Founder of the Comrades Marathon The first Comrades Marathon was run on Empire Day 24 May 1921, when 34 runners lined up in front of the Pietermaritzburg City Hall to commence a race to Durban, to commemorate the spirit and camaraderie of the soldiers who fought in the Great War. Today, #TheUltimateHumanRace honours the courage of all men and women who keep on moving towards their personal victories.
Every Thursday, 7-28 June KZN Philharmonic Winter Symphony Season – Opera Theatre
Roald Dahl’s The BFG
Following the success of last year’s James and the Giant Peach, Greg King returns to direct this enchanting reimagining of Roald Dahl’s delightful children’s classic about the adventures of a big, friendly giant, and Sophie, a little orphan he befriends. Featuring quirky and inventive puppetry and an all-star local cast, this is ideal fare for the July holidays. It stars Bryan Hiles, Belinda Henwood, Clare Mortimer, Daisy Spencer, and Lyle Buxton. 21 June – 8 July Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre Ticket Prices: R195/R165/R135 (Adults) R165/R135/R115 (Children Under 12 and Pensioners) R110 (Schools’ Performance throughout) Preview: R115 Throughout
When Deloris Van Cartier witnesses her thug boyfriend murder one of his cronies, she must find somewhere to hide and quickly! A nunnery seems like the perfect place… but is it? Don’t miss this hilarious musical comedy!
Big 5 Comedy
Catch the Big 5 debut in Durban on the 29th & 30th June at the Playhouse Theatre. Krijay Govender, Nik Rabinowitz, Stuart Taylor, Jason Goliath and Kagiso Lediga together with DJ Ready D. Book now at Computicket.
Goldfish Outdoor Live
International superstars and global elecro-jazz pioneers GOLDFISH, return to Durban for their once a year Goldfish Outdoor live show, which sold out in 2017, amongst the beautiful trees of the DBN Botanic Gardens