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At uShaka Sea World, it really is an adventure, with dolphin shows, seal shows, penguin presentations, shark dives, ray feeds and so much more!

Dolphin shows

dolphin showSea World boasts an impressive Dolphin Stadium, seating over 1 200 spectators, who are thrilled and delighted with two dolphins show presentations each day. Separate interactive pools, known as the Dolphin Lagoon, allow up close and personal encounters with these amazing creatures. Alongside the Dolphin Stadium, is the Seal Stadium, host of fun-filled seal shows, as well as the Penguin rockery, home to over 63 African Penguins. Click here to find out more about our 10 dashing dolphins.


The World Below

sea-world-world-below-imageFeaturing the largest aquarium in the southern hemisphere, with underground viewing galleries, extending 500 meters through a series of four superbly designed old ship wrecks, the uShaka aquarium is breathtaking. Each and every display was designed to represent not only the natural habitat of the sea creatures, but to depict a story the ties in with the Phantom Ship theme.


Animal Encounters

animal encounters copyIncorporated into the Sea World complex, are the Animal Encounters, comprising of Meet a Dolphin, I&J Snorkel Lagoon, I&J Ocean Walker and Xpanda Shark Cage Experience, allowing uShaka patrons to truly experience interactions with sea creatures.



Gimli FB seaworld news image v1 copy copy copy copy Gimli Celebrates Her 29th Birthday!


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uSh storm seaworld image v1 copyTwo of uShaka Sea World's juvenile ragged-tooth sharks have gone to the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth, United Kingdom. 


uShaka national marine week artical copyAre you keeping the coast clear? National Marine Week is dedicated to all marine life and coastlines!


cupcake kaitlyn seaworld news v1Kelpie Supporting Cancer Awareness!

uShaka Sea World’s Kelpie wishes Little Kaitlyn a happy 5th birthday!


uSh Lilizela seawordnews v1uShaka does it again!

uShaka Marine World is proud to announce that it has added yet another award to its growing list of recognitions – the KZN Lilizela Visitor Experience of the year: Marine Adventure.


rocky seaworld news thumb v1Rocky, the African Rock Python finally free!

uShaka Sea World releases Rocky the African Rock Python. 


gambit seaworld news v1If Gambit can do it, so can you!

Gambit Acknowledged at the 8th eThekwini Living Legend Awards Ceremony


Runex-seaworld-news-image copyVolunteer Runex takes on a new challenge

Studying for matric, competing Para cycling championships and swimming was apparently not enough for fiercely independent young Ranetsi Manyoni. When uShaka Sea World sent out an appeal for new volunteers at the beginning of last month, Runex wasted no time in responding.


uSh giant sleepy sharks seaworld news v1What’s New in the Aquarium?
Two Giant Sleepy Sharks have moved into Rocky Reef.


uSh simon chater sea world news landing v1uShaka Sea World Aquarium Curator acknowledged at African Conference!

In May this year the Pan African Association of Zoos and Aquaria (PAAZA) held their annual conference at Salt Rock on the KZN north coast.


ush zebra sharks article-seanews v1Two Zebras at uShaka Sea World

A leopard can’t change its spots but Zebra’s can change their stripes. The two Zebra Sharks (Stegostoma fasciatum) on display at uShaka Sea World are making history as the first Zebra sharks to be housed at uShaka Sea World.


publication 320x212 sizePublication on the Marine and Estuarine Fisheries of KwaZulu-Natal

Whilst uShaka Sea World Aquarist, Paul Lotter was doing this rounds at the aquarium just after 7am on Thursday morning (December 4th), he noticed that one of our largest female ragged tooth sharks (Carcharias Taurus), Notch, was not as plump as she’d been the night before.


baby raggie 320x212Storm has a sister!

Whilst uShaka Sea World Aquarist, Paul Lotter was doing this rounds at the aquarium just after 7am on Thursday morning (December 4th), he noticed that one of our largest female ragged tooth sharks (Carcharias Taurus), Notch, was not as plump as she’d been the night before.


selso webSelso the Seal - Update

After 10 months at sea Selso has returned to South Africa after an adventurous trip to Antarctica and is currently resting at Bayworld in Port Elizabeth.



seahorse displayNew Seahorse display!

We at uShaka Marine World are excited to announce the opening of our Seahorse exhibit. So next time you are planning to spend the day at uShaka, make sure you allow for extra time in the Aquarium - you will need it.


teri albatrossTeri the Albatross

It was a very unusual sight indeed to see a juvenile Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross (thalassarche carteri) resting on a beach in KZN.  Healthy sea birds don’t rest on beaches and allow themselves to be handled by humans.


where gruWhere In The Ocean Is Gru?

Gru, an adult Sub-Antarctic fur seal was brought into uShaka Sea World on Saturday 26th April by staff from Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife after stranding on a beach between Banana Beach and Hibberdene on the lower South Coast.




Sea World Picture Gallery

NOTE: Sea World is open all year round

For health and safety reasons, food hampers, braais and cooler boxes are not allowed within the uShaka Marine World premises.