Grave of Lieut. J.S. King

King was the commander of the ship Salisbury which, together with the Julia, were trading along the South African coast. They discovered the natural harbour of Port Natal during In 1826 King, Farewell and others returned to settle in Port Natal. King gained the confidence of King Chaka to such an extent that the king gave him a grant of land at the bay. He died of dysentery in 1828 and his pioneer grave is in an open space on the Bluff.

Japanese Gardens

Japanese Gardens

Prospect Hall Road has been laid out in the traditional style of a Japanese water garden and it...

Umgeni River Bird Park

Umgeni River Bird Park

The Umgeni Bird Park at Riverside has a collection of over 3 000 exotic birds and indigenous birds...

University of Natal

University of Natal

King George Avenue - From the top of Jubilee Gardens, the University offers a spectacular view of...

Mitchell Park

Mitchell Park

This was once an unprofitable ostrich farm, named after Sir Charles Hugh Mitchell who came to...

Durban Botanical Gardens

Durban Botanical Gardens

The Durban Botanical Gardens are situated in Sydenham Road, on the eastern slope of the ridge...

Fun Strip

Fun Strip

On the western side of the Marine Parade is an imposing line of hotels.  The eastern side is taken...

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