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Durban's Trail of Lights' back for the festive season

08/12/2023

Durban's Trail of Lights' back for the festive seasonDurban's Trail of Lights is one of the most famous attractions, and it's back for the 2023 festive season to light up your holidays!

by Francois Jansen

08-12-2023 07:25

in Entertainment

The Durban Botanic Gardens will once again be ablaze with millions of lights for the annual Trail of Lights. Image: www.trailoflights.co.za

Durban's Trail of Lights is one of the most famous attractions, and it's back for the 2023 festive season to light up your holidays!

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The Trail of Lights' has been an institution for decades, which visitors and locals will fondly remember lighting up their Kwazulu-Natal holidays with that extra bit of much-needed holiday cheer.

This year, South Africans can look forward to seeing a spectacular setting lit up for a great Christmas display!

Here's more about the return of the Durban Trail of Lights', and when you can see this great event at the Durban Botanic Gardens.

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Durban's Trail of Lights' back for the festive season Kwazulu-Natal is a great place to be over the festive season, and many people from other parts of South Africa might fondly remember their holidays spent in this province with their family or friends.

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The Trail of Lights' has been one of the star attractions of the city for decades, illuminating the Botanic Gardens in Durban for a limited time period.

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It's a great way to enjoy the view, see the best of what nature and scenery have to offer, and see the Gardens beautifully lit up!

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Unforgettable for most, this is an attraction that you can only see ONCE every year - so you don't want to miss it.

Book tickets for the Durban Trail of Lights here The best way to see the Durban Trail of Lights is to book your tickets ahead of time.

It's the only way to be sure that your spot is reserved, and that you don't miss out!

Tickets can be reserved through WebTickets.

When can I see the Durban Trail of Lights? According to the information available, the Trail of Lights will open between 8 December (2023) and 3 January (2023) from 18:00 in the evenings.

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For Christmas Day and the 31st of December, the attraction will be closed to the public. After public holidays, the attraction continues - and you can still catch the lights well into 2024 to remember that last bit of holiday spirit.

Tell us more about YOUR attractions Do you know about any popular attractions in or around Southern Africa that others should know about? Contact us at info@thesouthafrican.com to connect with our team! We love hearing from readers, and always appreciate what you have to tell us.

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