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

The world below

Featuring 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 that ties in with the Phantom Ship theme.

Animal Encounters

Incorporated into the Sea World complex, are the Animal Encounters, comprising the 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.


Dolphin shows

Sea 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 11 dashing dolphins.


Teri the Albatross

albatross1 thumbnail-01It 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 In The Ocean Is Gru?

gru webstoryGru, 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.


Digit And Dumpling

penguins webDumpling and Digit are spending their last few days at uShaka Sea World as they prepare for their flight home.


Selso The Seal - Update

seal tmbSelso the Seal arrived at uShaka Marine World a few weeks ago in a very poor state. Follow the details of his recovery here



Storm - Ushaka Marine World's Baby Raggie

raggie swimminguShaka Marine World’s Baby Raggie, which we named Storm as she was born in the middle of a powerful thunderstorm on Saturday 9th March 2013, moved back into the Aquarium from Quarantine on Thursday afternoon.


New Turtle In Rehabilitation Centre

siyabonga turtleOn the 12th June 2013 a beautiful mature adult Hawksbill turtle arrived at uShaka Marine World for treatment.


Penguin Waddle 2013

penguin waddleFor the third consecutive year, a group of marine enthusiasts will waddle for a week from Gaansbaai to Boulders Beach – a total distance of 130 Kms.


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