Accommodation near Moses Mabhida Stadium

The Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban was named after a general secretary of the South African Communist Party. It was built to accommodate the Durban matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The stadium was completed in November 2009, and saw its first match a few days later - a soccer match between the Amazulu and Maritzburg United teams.

Today the stadium's distinct form stands proudly on the Durban skyline, a young but already iconic feature of this seaside city. The Moses Mabhida Stadium is built on the grounds of the Kings Park Stadium, and is still primarily used for soccer matches. It also attracts design fundi's as the stadium has won numerous design awards for its slick rounded shape and iconic arch which holds it all together.

The stadium comprises 2 permanent tiers of seating, able to accommodate 54 000 people. Within that there are 150 corporate suites which can accommodate 7500 people. There is also a 3rd temporary tier of seating which brings the stadium's total capacity to nearly 80 000 people.

Moses Mabhida Stadium serves as a venue for 3 main types of events: sport, concerts and tourism. In the sporting arena it has hosted a number of cricket matches and regularly hosts soccer matches, especially since it is currently the home of the Amazulu Premier Soccer League team. As for concerts it has hosted a variety of international music acts, religious celebrations and even the odd political rally. When it comes to tourism, it is the activities associated with the stadium's structure which draw the crowds.

The giant arch which connects the north side of the stadium to the south is 105 metres high. At the north side of the stadium visitors can take the funicular up to the view point at the top of the arch and experience the breath-taking views of the Durban cityscape and the sea. In the daredevil stakes, the next level is to do the 550-step adventure walk which starts on the south side of the arch and takes you over the top. For the adrenaline addict, there is the most famous Moses Mabhida activity - the 220 metre swing, the largest of its kind in the world. It involves jumping off the 4th ladder rung on top of the arch and then swinging across an arc of 220 metres. If you survive the experience you can go buy a souvenir from the curio shop on the ground level.

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Sommersby Bed & Breakfast
1.1 km

From R550 PPS

Sommersby is a charming Edwardian house, lovingly converted into a bed & breakfast in 1995. Many of the original features remain: wooden floors, high ceilings and fireplace, which help create a 'home ... More Info




North Beach Durban Apartment
1.2 km

From R800* Unit

Durban Beachfront is the ultimate holiday destination for tourists who come to enjoy the wonderful sub-tropical Durban weather, swimming and surfing beaches, fishing piers, paddling pools, colorful ri... More Info

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North Beach Durban Holiday Apartment
1.2 km

From R800* Unit

Durban beachfront is known as a 'fun-seeker's paradise', where a sub-tropical carnival atmosphere prevails. Offering excellent bathing, surfing and a world-class pedestrian promenade, Durban beachfron... More Info

Royal Ushaka Hotel  Morningside
1.3 km

From R595* Unit

Royal Ushaka Hotel Morningside, is an exquisite hotel in the heart of Morningside, overlooking the city and the Indian Ocean. We offer spacious well-decorated rooms offering both luxury and style a... More Info

Unit 81 Oceanic Hotel
1.6 km

From R1850* Unit

The unit is available in the Oceanic Hotel which is 100m from the beachfront. It is in close proximity to uShaka Marine, ice rink and Moses Mabhida Stadium. The hotel has restaurants and other enter... More Info

123 Oceanic Hotel
1.6 km

From R1200* Unit

The unit is available in the Oceanic Hotel which is 100m from the beachfront. It is in close proximity to uShaka Marine, ice rink and Moses Mabhida Stadium. The hotel has restaurants and other e... More Info

Golden Sands Apartment 1301
1.8 km

From R1500* Unit

Apartment 1301 is situated on the 13 floor of the Golden Sands building with breathtaking sea views. The apartment sleeps, four people. It has two bathrooms, and two bedrooms, one ensuite. The sea-... More Info

Albion Manor
1.9 km

From R800 PPS

Albion Manor is the perfect guesthouse for you, boasting a central location, in Morningside, Durban, with convenient access to both commercial and entertainment venues. With excellent on-site ameni... More Info

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Fiddlers Rest
2 km

From R660 PPS

Fiddlers Rest Bed and Breakfast is set in a grand English style mansion with lush tropical gardens and abundant bird life. We are situated in upper Morningside - Durban's most prestigious address. We ... More Info

Lembali Lodge
2.2 km

From R1100* Unit

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Lembali Lodge is a spacious and stylish contemporary house situated in tranquil tree filled surroundings in the prestigious suburb of Morningside. Perfectly positioned for the discerning business and ... More Info

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