The decision on whether to use a car or rely on public transport when arranging a holiday is one that requires careful consideration, however when arriving at Durban airport, car hire is the best choice for an enjoyable and memorable holiday. Durbz is one of three international airports in South Africa and acts as the gateway to Kwa-Zulu Natal one of the most naturally beautiful provinces in the country. Home to the wild coast, the Drakensburg mountain range the historic home of the ancient Zulu culture it is a truly fascinating and beautiful place to visit. While the city itself has over recent years become increasingly popular with international visitors, the real beauty is to be found in the countryside surrounding the city centre making use of a car hire in Durban opens up a world of natural beauty and historical significance.
The city itself made a huge effort to become more tourist orientated for the 2010 world cup and although it has always been a popular destination with world class beaches, there are now several attractions which are designed to put the city on the tourist trail. The city itself is more enjoyable if one has made use of a rental car from the Durban airport as it gives you freedom to explore the beach and shopping district known as the Golden Mile. The miles of sandy white beaches with warm tropical waters are a popular destination for tourists to spend long lazy days on holiday. It is well worth having a hired car from Durban airport to explore these beaches and discover the city that is home to the first great South African empire.
The commercial tourist attractions with Durban city include the new stadium built for the football world cup, the stadium includes a massive arch which spans the length of the stadium and has a cable car built into which one can ride up and take in spectacular views of the city. Ushaka Marine World is another popular attraction for kids and adults, this themed water park incorporates an aquarium with a water world amusement park.
When you plan a trip to Durbz though it is seldom to visit the city centre exclusively, therefore it is a good idea when arriving at the airport to make use of the car hire facilities in order to explore the true gems of Durbz, the natural wonders of the countryside. The Drakensberg Mountain range is true natural wonder and cuts a magnificent vista on the Kwa-Zuzlu Natal skyline. The mountain range is home to world class hotels, campsites and backpackers, dotted around some of the most beautiful and testing hiking trails in the world. Making use of car hire from Durban airport allows you to explore this incredible mountain range without being beholden to the time frame of a tourist bus.