About Moses Mabhida Stadium

Named after the former general secretary of South African Communist party, Moses Mabhida, the stadium is used for hosting several sports events such as cricket, soccer, golf, rugby, bungee-jumping. The stadium also hosted 2010 FIFA world cup. Located at the grounds of Kings Park Soccer stadium, it has a seating capacity of 56,000 people while for commonwealth games, it can be extended upto 80,000. The stadium also hosts music festivals while one of the recents in 2019 was hosted by Khuzani Indlamlenze Mpungose. Also, the stadium is scehduled to host the opening ceremony and atheletics events of 2022 Commonwealth Games. 

Must See

  • Half Day Durban City Tour
  • Full Day Durban City Highlights Tour
  • If you happen to visit the stadium you can try your hand at Bungee jumping or golf.
  • Moses Mabhida Stadium Swing is known to be the tallest swing in the whole world. It is a good 80m tall swing. If you’re interested in taking the leap of faith, this will be the most thrilling experience of your life.

How to reach

Moses Mabhida Stadium is located toward the north of the city of Durban, almost at the coast of the Indian Ocean. It lies about 3 kilometers from Durban’s central business district and a little less from Durban’s central railway station.

The stadium is situated almost adjacent to the M4 motorway that runs along the coast. If coming from the north, leave the M4 at the Blue Lagoon turn off, turn right under the bridge, and shortly after left onto Masabalala Yengwa Avenue (NMR). Continue until you reach the stadium.

From the central business district, the stadium can be reached by following Masabalala Yengwa Avenue north.

Tips

  • If you happen to visit the stadium you can try your hand at Bungee jumping or golf.
  • Tickets are not always available at the stadium on the day of the match, and it is therefore advised to buy in advance.
  • Do not miss the two-minute ride from the arc until the platform on the top.
  • On this journey, you’ll be able to see Durban in all its glory. The SkyCar is temporarily closed for viewers.

 

Visit Time

Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Monday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The timing during an event depends on the event organizers.

There are two types of tours available: all access tours that last 90 minutes and shorter express tours.

All access tours run Tuesday to Sunday at 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm.

Express tours run on weekdays every hour between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm and on the weekends between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

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Entrance Fee

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Tickets typically go for a flat price of R40.00 for all stands, though at times can be slightly higher for some stands at high-profile matches.

No Fee for entry

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Time you can spend

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Weather

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