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Durban is a coastal city in South Africa and a popular place to visit due to its subtropical climate. As you sail into port you will be greeted to beautiful surroundings with golden sand beaches, palm treed streets and turquoise blue waters. This appealing destination offers diverse culture and historical sites. During your time here you can explore the Durban Botanical Gardens with rare plants and wildlife, visit the valley of 1000 hills which is a forest full of gorges and streams or you can simply unwind on the golden sandy beaches and watch the world pass you by.
The main shopping district is the centre of the city where you can find markets, shops and boutiques. It is here that you will be able to buy souvenirs such as; clothes, jewellery, hand-crafted gits, African arts and crafts and home ornaments.
The local currency in Durban is the South African Rand. Durban is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich meantime (GMT +1).
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