Situated in Durban city, Durban International Airport ( DUR ) is the smallest international airport gateways of South Africa and mainly serves to domestic flights. Earlier known as Louis Botha Airport, Durban International Airport ( DUR ) is managed by Airports Company South Africa. Durban International Airport has a 2,439 metre long runway and a passenger terminal. Currently, Durban International Airport is connected with few international destinations, namely Mauritius, Mozambique and Swaziland. Emirates airline is planning to begin its operations between Durban and Dubai. Durban International Airport is connected to downtown Durban and other neighbouring areas by taxis and buses.
Characterized by dense woods and hill terrains, Durban is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. It is the third largest city in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town. Owing to its close proximity to seas, the land has a warm subtropical climate, which makes it pleasant all through the year. With lushness all around and good urban developments, the city is one big hot spot tourist destination. Lined with extensive coastal lines and seamlessly stretching golden sand beaches, the city of Durban is one of the major centers for tourism. The Mile is known as the surfer's haven, and the Miles beaches are always full with people involved in sun worshiping and swimming, thereby enjoying the sub tropical sunshine and warm waters of Indian Ocean.
Located in the spectacular valley of 1000 Hills, 1000 Hills Arts and Crafts Village is famous for its mind blowing restaurants, spa, kid's play area, animal yard, affordable shops, a pub and family fun areas. If you love horse-riding then set out on the 12kms bridle trail, Amanzimtoti Beach Horse Riding Trail which runs through bushed paths and comes onto the beach. Adventurous adults may get adrenaline rush by visiting Big Rush Big Swing. KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board provides the sea lovers an important opportunity to explore the wildlife including the sea birds. Other important attractions of this land are like Durban Botanic Gardens, Sri Sri Radhanath Temple of Understanding, Umhlanga Lighthouse and the most scintillating Valley of 1000 Hills. This Valley destination takes you the heart of Durban's nature Goddess.
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