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Where to pick up your car
The most popular car hire location is King Shaka International Airport (DUR), which is just over half an hour's drive from the centre (about 40km).
Top car rental brands
The most popular car rental brands in Durban are Bidvest, Thrifty, Budget, Avis and Europcar.
Warmest month: January (25°C)
Coldest month: June (18°C)
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Hire a car in Durban
Slowly rising to the likes of Cape Town, Durban is shaping up to be a sophisticated seaside city.
Warmed by the breeze from the Indian Ocean, South Africa’s third largest city balances a beachfront lifestyle with a multicultural economy. The city’s superb beaches, prime surfing spots, long boardwalks and a subtropical climate makes it a wicked coastal playground. But within the city’s core, you’ll find a rich cultural mixing, as Durban is home a huge Indian population and Zulu tradition.
Discover the rest of the KwaZulu-Natal province by heading out on one of the world’s most scenic road trips. From the flat savannahs of Hluhluwe-iMofolozi Park to the inspiring Drakensberg mountains and spectacular Sani Pass, Durban’s surroundings are unbeatable.
Sights to see
With a vibrant nightlife and a stunning beachside setting, Durban is a warm and welcoming city with plenty to offer the discerning tourist. The weather is balmy and pleasant all year round, and the surf is always up! Durban is one of the most popular surfing destinations in Africa, with a laid-back beach culture and consistently high waves. For people who aren’t looking to hang ten on North Beach, Durban offers some great cultural treats. The City Hall itself has a great South African art and nature museum. The city is a colourful mix of cathedrals, mosques, plazas and cultural festivals. Wilson’s Warf is a must-visit for the holidaymaker. Crammed with markets and restaurants, the Wharf is a great place to pick up souvenirs before sampling some of the local cuisine of fresh and spicy seafood while gazing out at ocean views.
Durban: Discover more
With a rental car in Durban you can investigate the surrounding countryside and explore further down the coast. Durban is the gateway to the kingdom of Zululand and the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, both filled with astounding tourist sights and attractions.