Durban photographic collection

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Isipingo river mouth

The town of Isipingo was built in the 1920s on a high ridge of sand at the mouth of the Isipingo river overlooking the ocean. It formed its town council by 1925,

Yatch basin and Esplanade

Historical photograph of Durban Esplanade and Yacht mole

Durban Esplanade

Durban Esplanade


The Durban Esplanade in different times. Note the yachts parked on the side walk.  The building on the left would be the Durban Club and in the distance the Marine Hotel, another building which was demolished.

Durban South Beach

Busy South Beach, part of the Golden Mile, is home to Durban Fun world amusement park, featuring cable car rides and swimming pools with slides.......

Durban's main Post Office and Town Clock

Main Post Office, this building dating from 1885 was previously Durban's Town Hall

Historical Durban photo

Old Pictures of Durban

Durban Town Hall

Durban City Hall was officially opened on 12 May 1910 the imposing domed building has been the centre of municipal government, housing the ...

Durban Town Hall

View of Durban Town Hall

Durban Train Station

Durban railway station is the central railway station in the city of Durban, South Africa, located between Umgeni Road and Masabalala Yengwa Avenue just to ...

Dunbar Castle docked at Point in Durban

Ship docked at Point Durban

Dick King

Dick King is best known for his epic 10-day ride from Durban (then it was called Port Natal) to Grahamstown in 1842 to round up reinforcements for the British.

Dairy beach on the lower Marine Parade

Durban in the 1950's

Cuban Hat take-away on North Beach

Indian waiters, receiving orders for whites only Cuban Hat take-away, wandered North Beach, calling, "Peanuts, Popcorn, Toffee apoo..." Years ...

Center of Durban City

View of City Hall in Durban

Cave rock on the Bluff

It is a wonder that the Bluff still exists. For many hundreds of thousands of years this large sandstone formation stood proudly at the Bluff headland ...

Castle liner leaving Durban habour

Castle liner leaving Durban harbour

Castle Liner leaving Durban

View of the the beach front from the Castle Liner

Canoe rental on the lower Marine Parade

Marine Parade

Bus near Mitchel Park

Transport in Durban


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