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Address: On the Marine Parade, Durban 4056, South Africa
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+27 31 332 9776

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Fun for small kids, but needs upgrade

Funworld has been there since I was a child, but it really needs an upgrade. I suppose it does not see as many visitors as it used to so finances are probably not allowing for... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 March 2016
Pretoria, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breaks my heart that this place was once a gen when we were kids, today is gone to the dogs. Our kids cant enjoy the rides and games as it is taken over by scumbags who loiter and do crime there. its dirty and unkept. Kids were left staring at it from the room at Marine Parade which is really... More 

Thank Mr_MJO
Cape Town, South Africa
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is definitely a great place to visit with kids, but adults could also enjoy this place. Lots to do and see and enjoy. Lots of great attractions and specially liked the swings and the little cable car rides

Thank ldeelman
Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Great place to let your hair down and feel like an 8 year old again!!!! Lot's of rides and watch Humpty Dumpty wave as you spin until your legs feel like jelly! Great playground open to all age groups in the warmest city in the world!!!

Thank Pamela K
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This place was the highlight of my childhood when visiting Durban on holiday. Once the sun sets, this was one of the best places to be as a kid. There were so many rides, and arcade games. However now due to being on the South beach area, it isn't all that safe. The rides need to be refurbished, security needs... More 

Thank Chavoos_ZA
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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133 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

My teenager and I took the cable car ride. R25 per person. Great view but omw the experience wasnt fun. That thin little rail to hold you in? And those pauses when people get on and off? I was glad when it was over!

Thank Ann H
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Yes the kids will really enjoy this experience and its not very expensive. One could get food from the surrounding areas and it is very centralized and accessible with cars and public transport !

Thank Yuniza J
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56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Had a great few hours here - as any child will not allow you to walk past without stopping for a ride or two or three. not to busy when we were there. Security : whilst there were cameras and we did not have any incidents - it would have been more comforting to see security presence.

Thank EntebbeUG
Den Haag
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Worst experience crazy supervisor lady. It was storming today and we already bought the tickets for our kids of 2 and 4 years old. We went to the ticket seller and asked if we could use them the next day because it was raining very hard. She said no and refused to return the money so we asked her what... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Funworld has been there since I was a child, but it really needs an upgrade. I suppose it does not see as many visitors as it used to so finances are probably not allowing for upgrades. Even just a good paint job will help spruce things up. However these things doesn't matter to a child. As long as they have... More 

Thank JacquesB32
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Our son was very disappointed, since we arrived at funworld only to be greeted by locked gates with the sign "Closed on Mondays". Kindly display this vital info on your webpage. Tuesday, the park was open, however all the rides was off, except for the cable car ride.

3 Thank Rodschild

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