Whaling Station & South Pier Adventure Hike

Sun Jul 7, 07:30 - Sun Jul 7, 11:00

Anstey's Beach Main Carpark


Explore the captivating history and scenic wonders of the Durban Whaling Station! Immerse yourself in a journey through time as we unveil the rich heritage of this historic site, set against the backdrop of pristine beaches and tranquil tidal pools.

Picture yourself strolling along the shores, the gentle sea breeze caressing your skin as you uncover hidden treasures nestled amidst the rugged coastline. Marvel at the intricate beauty of tidal pools teeming with life, each one a microcosm of nature's wonders waiting to be explored.

This extraordinary event promises a fusion of discovery and relaxation, offering a perfect blend of adventure and tranquility for all who dare to join. Don't miss out on this remarkable opportunity to create cherished memories and connect with the essence of Duran's maritime past. Secure your spot today and let the journey begin!

Whale watching deck, gun towers, old railway tracks, harbour mouth, South Pier and the list is endless!!!


07 July 2024

Time: 7.30am

Place: Anstey's Main Carpark (by the public swimming pools)


Whaling Station: 8km

South Pier: 17km

Difficulty: Regular hiker: Grade 2, Casual hiker: Grade 3 (due to distance and walking on sand)

optional climb to the whale watching deck (340 steps)


Whaling Station: 3 hours

South Pier: 5 hours

Cost: R169pp

Kids (U13) R99

Tickets are limited!

Booking strictly on Quicket!

well behaved pooches are welcome on this hike!

Please note that this event is going ahead whether it rains or shines and will only be cancelled/postponed under extreme conditions (extreme heat/cold, hail or heavy rain). Bring a rain coat. a little bit of rain wont hurt anyone! and the bugs will stay away. ;-)

Please also note that we need min 20 confirmed bookings to go ahead with this event.. If quota is not met, event will be cancelled and refund will be processed.


looking forward to see you there!

Grading Of Hikes:

Grade 1 Easy. Minimal fitness required

Grade 2 Not too strenuous. Moderate fitness

Grade 3 Moderate. Physical fitness advisable

Grade 4 Strenuous. Physical fitness essential

Grade 5 Very strenuous - high level of physical fitness essential


Whaling Station & South Pier Adventure Hike
Anstey's Beach Main Carpark
Ansteys Beach, Foreshore Dr, Ocean View, Bluff, 4052
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