Durban North Tourism, South Africa

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Durban North is situated just north of Durban in the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, created in 2000, which includes the greater Durban area in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It lies between the N2 freeway and the eastern seashore, with the Umgeni River forming its southern boundary, known by locals as Dave's beach. Its residential suburbs are some of Durban's most affluent and elite, having maintained their pedigree from pre-apartheid days. It is flanked by La Lucia in the north.


Durban North in South Africa offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Durban North, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Margate. Add Margate to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Tala Privated Game Reserve, Kwazulu-natal Botanical Gardens, Butterflies For Africa. To reach Durban North, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Margate Airport. Popular vacation packages of Durban North are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Durban North*

  • Pollution Statistics in Durban North

    Know the pollution level of Durban North before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 56.62 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.65 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 63.97 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 27.27 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 46.32 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.91 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.88 (Moderate)
  • Durban North: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Durban North for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Durban North.

    • Burglary and Theft 82.86 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 79.96 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 87.3 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 91.46 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 79.3 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 76.64 (High)
    • Attacks 77.02 (High)
    • Drug offense 72.2 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 33.93 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 7.2 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 60.54 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 65.67 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 81 (Very High)
  • Living in Durban North - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Durban North is 146.11 (High)

    • Safety Index 20.69 (Low)
    • Climate Index 95.61 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 53.26 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.48 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 44.28 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 50.44 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.95 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 107.1 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Durban North

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Durban North

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.32 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 56.32 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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