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Address: Durban, South Africa
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Durban promenade

Went to ride the cable car which i thought ran along the golden mile, however it is a very short journey within the funfair, this is just outside of Edwards hotel. The main walk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ian L
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Totnes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Keep your wits about you when walking the golden mile. It gets very busy...there are countless beggars (more as night falls!!) and the worst for me was the countless electric powered scooters, bikes and other vehicles....they speed all over the place ...there are no controls...I saw no police...and the people that ride these things do not seem to have any... More 

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Thank Clifford M
Durban, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Durban weather at this time of the year is perfect. Sunny days with a slight breeze is ideal for a swim or a walk on the beach. Perfect for exercise or a morning stroll. Stop at the bike and bean for coffee or a delicious breakfast. Its a magic way to start the day.

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Thank SeemaKalyan
Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The golden mile is great for an early morning walk/cycle and a quick dip in the ocean. You need to go when its quiet, otherwise the other visitors are quite inconsiderate and annoying. There are lots of beggars and you oftentimes are wary of your safety. Durban as a whole has deteriorated and the Golden Mile is a reflection of... More 

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Thank WanderingJames
Durban, South Africa
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38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From Sunrise there are people making use of this space. Its truly Durban's bragging point. Early Surf at New Pier and a coffee at Durban Surf is the best way to start your day.

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Thank Athos1974
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to ride the cable car which i thought ran along the golden mile, however it is a very short journey within the funfair, this is just outside of Edwards hotel. The main walk along the beach is great in the sun and there are plenty of places to stop and eat or drink. Early mornings or evenings are very... More 

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Thank Ian L
Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early morning on a public holiday great weather but but but the number of homeless people lying around their wise begging is really not nice. Taps missing so no where to wash your hands or feet and today a terrible smell of urine on the little pathways from the promanade to the sand

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Thank Megananne2015
Wigan, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a family, we love going down to the Golden Mile, hiring some bikes and just riding up and down. Or alternatively going for a run of walk along the Promenade. Well Done Durban council for keeping it clean and maintaining a good police presence which provides reassurance over safety. The only downside is the number of beggars/people trying to... More 

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Thank Spotman555
Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I Just loved walking around looking at all the people culture and walkways. Loved that you can hire Bicycle's and drive up and down lovely views

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Thank jacobusc736
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Seems like it goes on forever. It is clean, filled with activities and food options. I am from Cake Town, and the golden mile in Durban is really something of beauty and fun.

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Thank MichaelDryden2512
Durban, South Africa
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11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Golden mile is beauty unparalleled. A walk on the promenade at dawn as the sun rises, in rhythm with the crashing of the waves on the shore is heaven on earth. The fresh smell of the air at this time in the morning is breathtaking. Friendly walkers, joggers and cyclists greet each other. Amazing.

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