December Holiday Events

The Dolphin Coast is one of the best places to spend your summer holidays in South Africa. Days are spent on the beach, swimming in the warm Indian Ocean, and indulging in delicious cuisine from one of the local restaurants. This December, there are a number of exciting events taking place on the Dolphin Coast and in Durban that will make your holiday even better. Contact Utopia Ballito to find your perfect holiday accommodation for the summer holidays.

Local Events to check out this holiday:

Alice in Wonderland
The Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre and Kickstart Productions are hosting this year’s version of the Christmas Pantomime, Alice in Wonderland. This is a family-friendly show that will soon have everyone dancing along to the songs and laughing out loud at the zany characters. The show runs from the 29th November to the 5th January. Book your tickets at Computicket for this popular annual event.

Valley of Lights
Sugar Rush Park is situated just outside Ballito and this year they are running a Christmas wonderland of lights and activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Valley of Lights event runs from the 15th December to the 1st January and takes place from 18:00 to 21:30. The event features exciting Christmas light fixtures, live entertainment, photos with Santa, and kids activity corners. A range of delicious food and drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets are available from Computicket.

Dolphins by Starlight
The Dolphins by Starlight event will be held at uShaka Marine World from the 13th December to the 15th of December at 18:00. This family-friendly event includes a Christmas themed dolphin show accompanied by a range of fun holiday songs to get everyone in a festive mood. Watching a dolphin show under the stars is a truly special event that will be a highlight of your summer holiday. Tickets are available online from the uShaka Marine World website. Why not spend the whole day there exploring the aquarium and swimming in the Wet n Wild water park?

Cocktails and Christmas
The Oyster Box Hotel is holding a Cocktails and Christmas themed evening at the Pearls Room in the hotel on the 20th December. This over 18 event includes delicious Christmas themed cocktails, a four-course dinner, and live Christmas music from the Black Lapels. Dance the night away and get in the mood for the festive season. Tickets are R590.00 per person and they are available from the hotel website.

The Little Mermaid on Ice Show
The Durban Ice Arena is putting on a live performance of the Little Mermaid on ice from the 4th to the 8th of December. Experience this magical story as it unfolds on the ice rink. The story is told by local competitive figure skaters who will thrill the audience with daring lifts and spins on the ice. The show runs twice a day and tickets are available from Computicket. This is a great start to the holidays for the whole family.

Contact Utopia Ballito for all your holiday accommodation requirements on the Dolphin Coast.

Elsbeth Terblanche

Elsbeth Terblanche

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