South Africa is home to the busiest port in the continent of Africa. Surveys show that in 2007 there were around 3.5 million people living in Durban, the most populous city in KwaZulu-Natal. The eThekwini metropolitan municipality has two other cities bigger than Durban, which are all in South Africa. With all these inhabitants in the area of Durban, it was only first discovered in 1824 when British men befriended the tribes of the region. In Durban's museum, you will see that man has been in this location since 100,000 BC-- meaning people were in a different cultural aspect of leadership. What brought the Northern Europeans to this land was it's fine sandy beaches-- to them, a subtropical paradise.
The holiday and resort destination of Durban brings to life what a beach life has to offer. With the waves being perfect in the south, surf competitions are known be be some of the best in the world, with pro surfers flying in from various countries to see what Durban has to offer. When you arrive to this oasis, you will notice that watersports are enjoyed in every form that is available. Someone that enjoys the city life will do just fine in this metropolitan port, having more than enough shops and restaurants to explore. The possibilities are endless for entertainment once in Durban. From the most beautiful golf courses worldwide, to snorkeling in beautiful bays-- a piece of Durban stays with anyone who has been lucky enough to travel there.