20 Valentine's Day Specials 2018 - Durban Events, Lunches & Dinners
20 Valentine's Day Specials 2018 - Durban Events, Lunches & Dinners
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20 Valentine's Day Specials 2018 - Durban Events, Lunches & Dinners
Discover Durban's romantic side with that special someone on the 14th of February, with our guide to romantic events and activities for Valentine’s Day 2018
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20 Valentine's Day Specials 2018 - Durban Events, Lunches & Dinners

Discover Durban's romantic side with that special someone on the 14th of February, with our guide to romantic events and activities for Valentine’s Day 2018
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20 Valentine's Day Specials 2018 - Durban Events, Lunches & Dinners
Discover Durban's romantic side with that special someone on the 14th of February, with our guide to romantic events and activities for Valentine’s Day 2018

We know your loved ones are special all-year round, but Valentine’s Day brings magical events and romantic dinners priced in your favour, along with some superb entertainment.

If you would like to try doing something unusual this year, we've got the perfect list for you. No, we didn’t list the obvious box of chocolates and flowers - we know you’re going to ace that. This is to help you pull out all the stops and do something different!

Check out what's happening in Durban Today and This Weekend.

Quick JumpValentine’s Day Events in DurbanValentine's Open Air Cinema & Acoustic Music Night Valentine's Dinner with The Kickstands!Movies In The Park - Chris Saunders The Get up, Valentines EditionValentine's Day at the BeachValentine's Special 2018 Valentine’s Day DiningValentine’s dinner dance at the Oyster BoxValentine’s Night at the Beverly HillsValentine's Dinner Cruise Under the StarsValentine's Seafood Dinner Valentine's Day Dinner and DanceValentine's Dinner at The Royal CourtOther Romantic Activities B | Together at the Oyster BoxArno Carstens LiveThe Golden Mile beach walk or horseback rideHot Air Balloon RidesMoses Mabhida Stadium – the Big RushChill at Shongweni DamGondola rides at the Durban Waterfront CanalsValentine's Day Specials

Valentine’s Day Events in Durban

If you're looking to full your day with beautiful sounds, delicious food and adventure, then this list is for you.

P.S. We'll be adding to this daily, so keep checking back to find the perfect match of activities for you and your significant other.

Valentine's Open Air Cinema & Acoustic Music Night

There is something to be said for the romantic nostalgia of going to an open-air cinema with a loved one. Take a picnic along and some comfy blankies and enjoy the experience. You can also purchase extra snacks at the venue if you like.

Open air cinema under the starsDurban Get it Online

Join in for a wonderful night under African skies in the oldest Botanic Gardens in Africa, as they provide you, your loved ones, your friends and your family with a special VALENTINES open air cinema screening of Titanic on their massive 8m LED screen with surround sound and live acoustic music.

Valentine's Dinner with The Kickstands!

Sometimes Valentine's needs a bit of a modern twist, and that's why Kloof Country Club has joined forces with The Kickstands to bring you a night of delicious dining and epic live entertainment!

The Kickstands overlooking the Durban Skyline@thekickstands

Without radio support, their live performances have carried their unique, improvised and energetic acoustic sound around Southern Africa gaining fans along the way.

Whether it be Valentines with the girls or with your loved one - you will not be disappointed.

Movies In The Park - Chris Saunders

Durban's very first outdoor cinema held at Chris Saunders Park Umhlanga hosts a range of all time favourite movies for you to enjoy. This Valentine's Day they invite you to bring your picnic baskets and enjoy the screening of Pretty Women.

Treat yo'self @moviesintheparksa

This American rom-com film stars Richard Gere and Julia Roberts and promises to hit you right in the feels.

  • Cost: R95 per person
  • When: 6pm - Movie starts at 8pm
  • Address: Chris Saunders Park, Centenary Blvd, Umhlanga
  • More Info: Click here

The Get up, Valentines Edition

For a light musical evening, visit Station 43 (home to That Brewing Co) to see The Get Up live.

Station 43 is home to 'That Brewing Co'@s43_hometothatbrewingco

Enjoy some rocking entertainment as The Get up grace the stage of Station 43 once more with a great line up.

Snack on a light meal while you listen to the cool tunes of The Get Up.

Valentine's Day at the Beach

Ahoy Sailors- keen for a Valentine's Day on the Beach? Bring your Pirate or Mermaid for a romantic set menu with delicious options to choose from.

sip on summer

Pack your cooler boxes with your own drinks and come enjoy the romantic island vibes. Bookings are essential!

Valentine's Special 2018

Who needs to go to Venice when you've got Zulumoon Gondolas in your back garden? Treat your love to a magically romantic ride down the beautiful canal at night including a 25 min Gondola Ride.

Do Valentine's Day Differently@ZulumoonGondolas

There will be Valentine's chocolates and a red rose to enjoy together and some beautiful live dockside music to serenade you as you arrive and leave.

Don't miss out ~ very limited availability

Valentine’s Day Dining

Whether you want to spoil your loved one to a mouth-watering dinner, or you just want to spoil yourself, here are some of the tastiest options on the menu this Valentine's Day!

Valentine’s dinner dance at the Oyster Box

A dinner dance is always an excellent choice, particularly at the Oyster Box.

A mouthwatering dish of rich oystersThe Oyster Box

Book yourself and your loved one for a special Valentine’s six-course dinner and dance.

There will also be a live band to keep you entertained throughout the evening.

P.S. Don't forget to wear your dancing shoes!
  • Cost: R1200 per person for the evening.
  • When: 7pm - 11pm
  • Contact Number: 031 514 5000
  • Address: 2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga
  • Full Event Info: Valentine's Dinner Dance

Valentine’s Night at the Beverly Hills

Here’s an opportunity to enjoy a dreamy night of first class romantic delight at The Beverly Hills.

spending 5star quality timeKarell Africa

Like a scene out of Pretty Woman, round off the day with dinner in the Sugar Club, to the tune of live entertainment and gifting.

Your evening will include: welcome drink on arrival; a sublime set menu with choices; live entertainment; gorgeous gifting for your Valentine.

  • Cost: R1 200 per person
  • When: 7pm - late
  • Contact Number: 031 561 2211
  • Address: 54 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga
  • Full Event Info: The Beverly Hills

Valentine's Dinner Cruise

Are you looking to do something special for that special someone?

Soak in the view aboard La Vue@experiencedurban

Take them aboard La Vue for a spectacular Valentine's Dinner Cruise. A four course meal will be served and prepared by their chef, and will have you indulging in an evening of mouth-watering fun.

This 2.5 hour romantic cruise comes fitted with a live band and entertainment, a glass of Moet Champagne on arrival, salsa dancers, a gift bag for the ladies and so much more.

  • Cost: R1100 per person
  • When: 6pm - late
  • Contact Number: 062 450 3170
  • Address: La Vue, Durban Harbour
  • Full Event Info: Valentine's Dinner Cruise

Under the Stars

Be enchanted by the light of the stars in the night sky this year.

Prepare for a relaxed atmosphere and a beautiful night at Views at twenty5@viewsattwenty5

A night under the stars is set to be a relaxed and intimate evening with the most romantic backdrop nature can provide.

While not much information has been announced about this event yet, we are excited to hear more about this magical evening.

  • Cost: TBA
  • When: 6 PM - 11 PM
  • Contact Number: 031 822 1590
  • Address: 25 Silver Avenue, Morningside
  • Full Event Info: Under the Stars

Valentine's Seafood Dinner

Married, engaged, dating or trying to impress? You can't go wrong with a romantic seafood dinner for two! It's the perfect date idea and is guaranteed to impress.

Summer Seafood Feast

Reservations for this special evening are now open and will sell out fast. Make sure to book in advance.

  • Cost: R315 per person
  • When: 6pm - late
  • Contact Number: 031 271 8200
  • Address: Coastlands Musgrave Hotel, 315-319 Peter Mokaba Ridge
  • Full Event Info: Valentine's Seafood Dinner

Valentine's Day Dinner and Dance

Looking for the best way to show your love on Valentine's Day? Or are u flying solo but still want to enjoy the occasion?

dig in and dance it off later

Round up your special someone or a few friends and join us at Cafe Vacca Matta for our • Valentines day Dinner and Dance including live music and complimentary gift for all ladies

Valentine's Dinner at The Royal Court

Enjoy a delicious Valentine's Day dinner and leave the dishes for someone else this year.

Have a romantic dinner without the dishes at the royal court@sibayacasino

Have a scrumptious three-course dinner with your loved one this Valentine's Day or try their A la carte menu for lunch time.

For dinner and a show, book tickets to see Arno Carstens and experience a night full of excitement.

Other Romantic Activities

Not a fan of fancy dinners? Looking for something a little more relaxed? Well, luckily we're here to make sure you have the very best Valentine's Day ever. Take a look at what's on offer.

B | Together at the Oyster Box

Valentine’s Day is about being together, of course, more than anything else. The spa at the Oyster Box offers a romantic timeout that includes a rose quartz massage.

Spoil yourself and your loved one

You'll also be able to enjoy the plunge pool, relaxation in the tranquility lounge and munching on the snack buffet.

  • Cost: R2 915pp
  • Contact Number: 031 514 5000
  • Address: 2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga
  • More Info: Website

Arno Carstens Live

Enjoy an intimate musical session with Arno Carstens.

Have an intimate Valentine's Day with on of South africa's top song singer/song writers@arnocarstensmusic

Arno Carstens, lead singer of Springbok Nude Girls, will be performing an intimate live show this Valentine's Day.

With over 12 albums and 20 top ten singles, there will be no shortage of good music. Enjoy this evening of musical splendor with your loved one.

  • Cost: R180pp
  • When: 8 PM - 10 PM
  • Address: Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom, 1 Sibaya Dr
  • Full Event Info: Arno Carstens Live

The Golden Mile beach walk or horseback ride

It is the simple things that matter and tend to last. One of these simple pleasures is Durban’s beach walk promenade. Take a walk with your beloved along the 6km pathway.

Stunning Sunset beach rides

Amble around the shops, restaurants and bars for refreshments. If you’d rather ride than walk, it’s the most romantic setting to take your loved one on a horseback ride into the sunset. Click here to plan the ride, picnic and various extras.

  • Cost: Ranges from R550 up
  • Contact Number: 0844670752
  • Address: Refinery Dr, Sapref, Durban
  • More Info: Website

Hot Air Balloon Rides

This activity is often included on everyones bucket lists. There’s just something about floating up, up and away with the world beneath that inspires

take your relationship to new heights

Why not give your loved one this special sky adventure, where you can share romantic conversations far beyond the reach of the world’s distractions?

Savour the champagne breakfast treat when you land! Other options include adrenaline-pushing plane jumps, gyrocopter flights, paragliding and more.

  • Cost: R2 400 per person
    • 45 - 60 minute flight
  • Contact Number: 073 334 7911 
  • Address: 3610 Hillcrest, KZN
  • More Info: Website

Moses Mabhida Stadium – the Big Rush

This is akin to doing bungee jumping, except it’s not upside down over a massive bridge.

Not for the faint heartedExpert Vagabond

Celebrate the adventure that is love and romance with a leap of faith.

The Big Swing is your chance to jump over the World Cup football pitch. You will be up in the air at a height of 106m, swing out at an exhilarating 120kph, in a huge arc of 220m.

This is undoubtedly one of the most adrenaline-crazed ways to explore the landmark, as it’s also in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s tallest swing. Keep in mind that availability is dependent on weather and other scheduled events.

  • Entrance: R695pp
  • Contact Number: 031 312 9281
  • Address: Moses Mabhida Stadium
  • More Info: Website

Chill at Shongweni Dam

Combine all your favourite outdoor activities into an affordable and beautiful day out at the Shongweni Dam and Game Reserve.

DAM, what a view!@joshcurgenven

Take your picnic, your fishing gear and birding binoculars, or your bicycle for a ride in the natural surroundings.

If you want to work up an appetite, challenge your loved one to a rock climbing or abseiling competition — winner paddles the canoe across the dam. You know it will be difficult to leave once you relax and watch all the wildlife passing by, so why not book accommodation for a little Valentine’s getaway?

  • Cost: R165 to hire a canoe.
  • Contact Number: 031 765 7724
  • Address: 457 Mr551 Rd, Shongweni Resource Reserve
  • More Info: Website

Gondola rides at the Durban Waterfront Canals

Venice in Durban — gondolas included!

enjoy freedom on the open watersGondolas

You and your partner can enjoy Italian-style romance at the Durban Point Waterfront canals thanks to Zuluman Gondola rides.

Discover some interesting views of Durban as you glide along. Better yet, book a night time gondola ride. The enchanting experience includes a 25 min Gondola Ride for 1 couple, a red rose for your partner, Valentine's chocolates to enjoy together and some beautiful live dockside music to serenade you as you arrive and leave. They also offer daytime cruises for families and larger groups. Book soon to avoid disappointment.

  • Cost: Prices range per ride. Click here for complete price list.
  • When: Daily from 10:30 - 18:00.
    • Night rides are also available. See online for ride packages
  • Where: 39 Timeball Blvd, Point, Durban
  • Contact: 084 730 8784
  • More Info and Tickets: Website

Valentine's Day Specials

If you are still stumped for gift ideas this Valentine's Day check out some of these amazing specials:

  • Desir - Spoil her with lingerie here
  • Mr Price Apparel - A new outfit for your loved one here - Win a R500 voucher for you and your Valentine
  • Earth Hair - Get your hair ready for 2018 with these natural products here
  • Replace me - Make more than love connections this Valentine's Day here
  • Boardriders - Head into the water this Valentine's Day here

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