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Durban July

6 July 2024

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 a purse of R4,25 million. Make a splash, don your best threads and be at the biggest horse racing event of the season. Contact us today to get your hands on Durban July tickets.  

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This is Durban’s hottest sporting and social event. Attracting more than 50 000 people, there are 12 races and the best horses in the country competing in the various events. Make sure that you book your accommodation & tickets way in advance to avoid the disappointment of it being sold out.

Caroline JonesProduct Development



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.


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