Blue Sky Mining Backpackers and Lodge

5 Nelson Palmer Rd, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4126, South Africa | Hostel
Prices starting from $24.00

Travel Blogs from Durban

Nichts tun, außer am Strand liegen...:)

A travel blog entry by stefanlizontour


In Umtentweni, Umkomaas und Warner Beach haben wir mal Urlaub vom Urlaub gemacht und uns entspannt. Insgesamt waren wir eine Woche in den drei Orten. Dort haben wir mit den Buggy Boards Wellen abgeritten und in der Sonne gelegen. :) Angst vor Haien braucht man wegen den Netzen hier nicht haben, obwohl die Netze für die Meerestiere sehr schädlich …

Like a fish in the water

A travel blog entry by maclaren

Wow is what I need to start this blog with. Today I scuba dived (without a cage) with Ragged Tooth Sharks. Who, following some post dive reading, are known for being placid and slow, but they still accidentally attack humans. So after composing myself on my first dive, where I should mention my aborted dive in Mozambique still has an effect on me, …

Today was preparing for tomorrow

A travel blog entry by maclaren

So with minimal help from Tekweni Hostel I arranged my onward travel to the South Coast, eighty kilometres south of Durban to Warner Beach. This would allow me to dive on Aliwal Shoal, which is supposed to be one of ten best dive sights in the world and home to Ragged Tooth and Tiger Shark.

After visiting two separate dive centres I went …


A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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A month ago I returned from South Africa, had a quick change of clothes here, moved on to France for a while, and now I'm back in Amsterdam again
Eyeing my backpack as if we'll pick up where we left off any time now.
That's not going to happen.
I must stay put for a while, haven finally given in to my protesting back.

So, …

Day 138 139 - SA, Warner Beach - Shoulder Problem

A travel blog entry by oliveramber

Up at 6. Oliver does exercises by pool.  I stay in bed till just after 6 then get up and pack away tent bits before heading down to the beach for a swim.  Once again met with the washing machine effect so couldn't catch waves.  Me also paranoid of sharks so not wanting to go out too deep.  Leave by 9.30 and start drive to Durban... about 50km away …

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