Protea Hotel Durban Edward (conference venue)

Protea Edward

World Whale Conference 2017 delegates can receive a special DISCOUNT RATE if they chose the conference venue for their accommodation.

The Marriott Hotels are offering delegates of the conference a discounted Bed and Breakfast rate of 1500 ZAR (single)/ 1695 ZAR (shared) per night, at the Protea Hotel Durban Edward.

If you would like to access the reduced Bed & Breakfast rate and would like to confirm a booking please follow the link provided below:

Book your group rate for World Cetacean Alliance Conference

Accommodation is available between 23rd June – 30th June 2017 at this rate.

Last day to book: 6/18/17

“A warm welcome awaits at Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Edward, a well-placed, luxurious base with a sense of relaxation and familiarity on Durban’s Golden Mile. We are looking forward to hosting delegates attending the World Cetacean Alliance event in June 2017.”

Tsogo Sun Hotels have also kindly offered conference rates to the WCA delegates

Tsogo Sun Garden Court Marine Parade Hotel – rates from ZAR 1,405.00 for single occupancy

Tsogo Sun Garden Court South Beach Hotel – rates from ZAR 1,125.00 for single occupancy 

If you would like to access the reduced Bed & Breakfast rate and would like to confirm a booking please contact Sinethemba Nzimande, Reservation Agent at Tsogo Sun on / +27 (0)31 492 4001. Please quote World Whale Conference when arranging your accommodation. Please note that these rates are only valid up to and including Thursday 29 June and subject to availability.

Durban Coastline

Durban has a wealth of accommodation options, a few other suggestions are below.  Bookings should be made directly with the hotels/appartments or through online booking sites. (We cannot guarantee the standards/facilities/safety of these hotels.)

Please note it is advisable that for any distance taking more than 15 minutes to walk, a taxi/transfer should be taken to ensure safety. Transfers can be booked through Aqua Tours: email; tel: +27 (0) 31 9401594.

Other Accommodation options 

  • Belle Air Suites
  • Blue Waters Hotel
  • Garden Court Hotel
  • The Balmoral
  • Sodurba Accommodation MembersHospitality Accommodations that are listed with their local CTO’s (Community Tourism Organization) are fully compliant and operating according to the local bylaws ensuring guests have “peace of mind “ when booking. Sodurba is the official CTO for Durban South.
Name/Establishment Type Rooms Address Contact Telnr * Cellnr * Email
4 Shore Seaside Accommodation (B&B) B&B 15 28 & 30 Foreshore Dr Leoni Oliver 0314674425 0828775316 
African Peninsula Guesthouse B&B 13 599 Marine Dr Harry Etheridge 0314671045 0824685801
All Seasons B&B B&B 9 19 Sloane Road JJ Jordaan 0314662923 0824572705
Ambient Guest Lodge 4 19 Franconia Pl (Linda) Linda Gilbert 0314673521 0824797798
Anstey’s Beach Backpackers Backpack 12 477 Marine Drive, Bluff Tash Palmboom 0314671192 0845821989
Beach Belle B&B B&B 4 33 Sloane Road Glen Flanagan 0314663363 0826779997
Bluff Holiday Accommodation 10 485 Bluff Rd Denise Pillay 0314671685 0833201464
Chicken Shack 6 41 Old Mission Road Dave Nielsen 0314679461 0823367433
Corner House BnB 5 134 Beacon Rd Jane Hawksworth 0314677928 0820418534
Dolphins Rest Guesthouse 5 12ST Geran Grove, Bluff Siva Naidoo 0314688667
A Family & Friends Guesthouse 4 22 Marathon Rd, Bluff Sandy 0314677722 0827005378
Hamelin Guesthouse 6 16 Olympic Avenue Bluff Kelly Bengston 0314672521 0734912245
Iqhayiya Guest House 4 No.18 Craighead Place, Montclair Noma Afrika 0314622897 0837578124
Jo-Thams Guesthouse 3 130 Cluwer Crescent Agnes Vermaak 0731959500 0745175131
Lobelia Cottage 2 27 Lobelia Rd Caroline McBean 0314674723 0823668235
Misty Blue B&B B&B 6 437 Marine Drive Bluff Brain Crane 0314674749 0826830774
Moon Hotel 32 522 South Coast Rd Clairwood Ramoll Bugwandeen 0314651711 0823200374
Netcoral B&B 7 383 Marine Dr Megan/Deon v Rensb 0314661908 0795011385
Nicorene 5 38 Woodpecker Circle (Ywp) Irene Klopper 0314693017 0829256949 
Oaklands Lodge 6 341 Gray Park rd Jeannette Nicholson 0314677658 0865245619
Ocean Blue Guesthouse Self Cater 2 237 Dr Hoosen Haffejee Road Helga du Preez 0314673623 0833213792
Olive Room B&B 4 10 John Geekie Road Glenmore Johan Labuschagne 0312611418 0825141984
Spread Eagle Lodge 4 322 Marine Drive, Bluff Tammy 0314673401 0845656749 
The Bridgewing Self Cater 1 250 Gray Park Rd (Fanie) Fanie van Rooyen 0314670493 0837774606
The Troll and Tulip B&B 4 76 Brettonwood Avenue John Connellan 0314650144 0826852337
Whale’s Tale B&B 5 21 Herbert Andrews Rd Marco d’Giulio 0314663590 0723726694

*please use country code +27 if you are calling from outside South Africa