2018 event date to be confirmed
AT A GLANCE
Dates: 1 Jul 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
Venues: Greyville Racecourse
Unrivalled as Africa’s greatest sporting and social event, the Durban July welcomes 55 000 visitors to the Greyville Racecourse in Durban on the first Saturday of July every year.
Since the first running of the race in 1897, the Durban July is where the fashion and horse racing meet in a colourful spectacle of unbridled excitement. The Durban July honour roll includes some of South Africa’s most famous thoroughbreds, including Pocket Power, Big City Life and El Picha.
Be counted among the bold, brash and beautiful who line the track, relax in the many restaurants or enjoy the day as guests in the numerous venues at the legendary Marquees Village. Our Durban July packages will take you straight to the trackside action where you can enjoy VIP luxury while cheering on your favourite thoroughbreds as they churn the turf in a bid to claim the title.
The 2018 event theme is still to be confirmed, but expect no less than fine style, glamour and high fashion at South Africa's most prestigious horse racing event. Contact us today about the 2018 Durban July.
With warm weather all year round, Durban is South Africa’s ultimate playground destination. Discover a relaxed city with great beaches, melting-pot cuisine and endless fun. From the Golden Mile, which stretches along the Durban beachfront to the striking Moses Mabhida Stadium and uShaka Marine World, there’s plenty to explore. Embark on a culinary journey at the many curry, seafood and fusion restaurants in and around the beachfront. Enjoy some retail therapy at the Gateway Theatre of Shopping in Umhlanga, the Pavilion in Westville and the Galleria in Amanzimtoti. If you are in the mood for some adventure, the Valley of a Thousand Hills (half an hour inland from Durban) promises authentic experiences of Zulu culture. Deeper into the countryside, the Midlands Meander features an abundance of fresh air and the opportunity to wander through arts, crafts and curiosity stores.