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Address: Durban, South Africa
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Sunshine paradise!

This is ICONIC Durban - you can't visit here and not go walk the golden mile. There is so much to do - restaurants, beach activities, ice cream, the skate park, seeing other... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Kayla B
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Richards Bay, South Africa
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Richards Bay, South Africa
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is ICONIC Durban - you can't visit here and not go walk the golden mile. There is so much to do - restaurants, beach activities, ice cream, the skate park, seeing other attractions, riding bicycles, etc. The only thing I don't enjoy are the beggers... on certain days they can be quite overwhelming (although not intrusive, there are just... More 

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Amanzimtoti, South Africa
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I cycle on the promenade every Saturday and this is a very beautiful experience every time. Mornings are always buzzing with the joggers, cyclist , walkers, roller bladders , skate boarders, Ocean views are incredible with early morning swimmers and surfers. Coffee shops, takeaways and restaurants found along the way. Safe area with police presence. Beautiful space for the entire... More 

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

You haven't been to Durban if you haven't walked the promenade, Durban's 'Golden Mile'. Much loved by the city's residents of all ages, it's a world class destination which needs cost you nothing. Residents walk, cycle, roller blade and skate board various stretches of the seemingly endless, broad seaside walk between Blue Lagoon in the north and Ushaka in the... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The promenade area is beautiful great for walking and cycling unfortunately you are continuously harassed for money. In areas there were gangs which made you feel very uneasy. Its a shame because it is obvious they are trying hard to clean it up.

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Durban, South Africa
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

great for just plodding along or hiring a bicycle or go cart.Afros chicken shack makes for a worthwhile stop after walking.The kids love the beach and the sand artists.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This area has deffiantely been cleaned up from a few years ago, however unlike other promenades world wide, i wouldnt want to walk it at night or late afternoon. Not enough restaurants, no where to hire a sun lounger, and no outstanding restaurants, they have really missed the boat, it is lacking in sizzle and needs love and thought, the... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Golden Mile along Durban's beachfront is a hive of activity, filled with walkers, runners, cyclists, prams and just people wandering along enjoying the sea air.

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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Always enjoy our Sunday morning walks along the Golden Mile. Beautiful sea views and just jogging or walking along with everyone, another proud reason to be a Durbanite.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Was a hotel on the beach front this weekend. The amount of litter both on the promenade and sea shore was horrendous. Beach goers apathy with regards to litter is extremely disappointing. I believe spot fines wil help.

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Durban is a little 'tired' generally but the seafront from the casino South to the docks is a clean well maintained and newly paved walkway and cycle path along the coast. Interspersed with lovely gardens and wildlife areas and with a beautiful view of the Indian ocean and the passing vessels the walk is highly recommended. The stalls, homeless and... More 

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