DirectRooms – Durban Hosts Major Canoeing Event in February 2012

The South African city of Durban is this coming February set to welcome canoeing enthusiasts from all over the world to a fun event - the Inanda Dam to Durban Canoeing race.

Durban, South Africa, January 11, 2012 --( The event will take place on February 5th and is expected to see a real boost to the local Durban hotel trade - so says online hotel room price comparator

Canoeing has in recent years become a real favourite activity with tourists visiting Durban, and the city's surrounding landscape of mountains and rivers makes it a hugely popular destination with outdoor sports fans.

The event will take the format of several different kinds of canoeing, including Sprint, Slalom, Marathon and white-water river canoeing. This year's event is managed and organised by Canoeing South Africa, one of South Africa's leading canoeing event specialists.

The Inanda Dam to Durban Canoeing event is held in some of the most spectacular scenery in all of South Africa, with the Valley of a Thousand Hills in KwaZulu Natal region acting as the backdrop to the race.

Lek Boonlert, marketing head of, says, “Hotels in Durban can look forward to a busy time of it as many hundreds of additional visitors head into town to enjoy this canoeing spectacular. The smart move if travelling to Durban at this time is to book your places to stay well in advance - that's the way to securing a good value deal and plenty of choice."

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For further information please contact Lek Boonlert:

Tel: + 66 (0)76 241 145

Kit Fordham
(+66) 076 620 055