Durban audio tour: The Point Promenade

About the Tour

Hear the fascinating account of the early history of Durban and its harbour, the biggest and busiest port in South Africa. Walk along the city's newest beach promenade opened in 2019: The Point Promenade. This world-class walkway will lead you onto the North pier where you can 'walk out to sea' and enjoy panoramic views across the Golden Mile of Durban as well as the harbour itself.

Tour Producer


Nicholas Gordon

Copywriter, Storyteller, History Nut. I love exploring my surroundings and knowing the rich history of events that preceded me on every corner. I'm proud to call Durban my home and hope to spotlight it as one of the world's underrated tourist destinations.

Major Landmarks

  • UShaka Marine World

  • New Point Promenade

  • Durban Harbour

  • Bluff

Directions to Starting Point

The starting point is infront of Moyo restaurant (at Ushaka Marine World) , with Moyo pier and the beach to your left.
If coming by car: I recommended parking is in Ushaka Parking Area B. It is a safe, secure parking lot and charges an affordable day rate to park. Access is via Browns Road or Camperdown Road.
If coming by rideshare (like Uber) then set destination for Ushaka Marine world, and walk to the beachfront and to start the tour, ensure that Moyo pier is on your left as well as the beach. 29°52'03.0"S 31°02'50.1"E

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Places to stop along the way

Moyo on the pier (for refreshments). John Dory's for seafood. North pier for photographs. Ushaka Marine World itself is a wonderful entertainment complex with a water park, aquarium and mall.

Best time of day

Mornings are the best time of day before the heat and wind gets up.


As a general rule in South Africa, rather don't walk after sunset.


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