IJE is taking place over the Youth Day long weekend and Durban is always te warmest place in South Africa. What’s better than enjoying a long weekend in winter with the best jazz, amazing people and mild tropical weather. Visit for more ideas and for hassle free arrangements you can book through our official travel company. South African residents should consult, visitors from outside of South Africa should check   or

Getting There

As Africa’s largest port, it is easy to get to Durban by air, rail or road or sea. South African Airways is our offical airline partner. For jet-set speed you too can fly to Durban like our stars. For the best deals contact your travel agent or one of our official suppliers:, (South African residents) (non-South African residents)

Blue Train Experience

Where to stay

Durban is a Southern African favourite because it boasts a delightful range of places to stay. From the Golden Mile, to magnificent Morningside/Musgrave in the city, to scintillating Umhlanga and beyond along the north coast, you can find a fine selection of bed and breakfasts, hotels (boutique and mainstream), and apartments

Our official hotel partner is the AHA group – where only the best will do for our artists. Visit AHA at for the best deals at a Durban hotel of your choice.

You can also visit these sites for more options.

Gateway Hotel

Hilton Hotel

Royal Palm

Waterfront Hotel

Getting around

Durban is an easy city to navigate, with the ocean on one side and the city skyline, the Durban-ICC and Moses Mbhida Stadium as your landmarks, you can always find your way around.

Hire a vehicle at from various locations around the city. Uber and taxis also service this tourist-centric place. Pull out your app or check these sites for more information.

For more information about making the best of your Durban stay, visit;

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