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    Drive to Discover Durban, South Africa

    This lively city has much more to offer than long sandy beaches, and with a car hire in Durban you are free to explore the sights at your own pace.

    Durban’s highlights

    South Africa Car HireHead for Florida Road, it’s the place to be and been seen. There are plenty of places to enjoy a bite to eat and it has some of the city’s best shopping. Along the stretch of road are historic buildings, some over 100 years old, that have been preserved so that you can enjoy the architecture.

    If you are looking for excitement you can experience the Great White Shark up close and personal! Now we are not suggesting you go for a swim, but you can book a shark cage experience.

    Wilson’s Wharf is a great place to relax and watch the ships come into Durban Harbour. The idyllic waterfront is dotted with great restaurants, perfect for sampling the local fresh produce.

    Road Trips From Durban

    After you have explored the city streets, jump in your South Africa car hire and hit the open roads! From Durban you can take the ‘Birding Route’, it was formally known as the Southern Kwazulu Natal Birding Route. Along the drive you can see South Africa’s crane species and you may even spot a rare crowned eagle.

    If you are looking for a good self-drive experience then you can take a journey to Drakensberg. It is approximately 310 kilometres and can take up to 4 hours. The stunning mountain ranges are well worth the drive time.

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    South Africa Driving Tips

    Most of the motorways in South Africa are toll roads and we advise that you check your route before setting off. That way you can make sure you have some coins in the vehicle to pay for the tolls.

    When driving you must carry with you at all times your driving licence and the rental hire documents.

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