A celebration of music, stars, Nickelodeon TV characters, and lots of slime, Nickelodeon’s SlimeFest will see the marine theme park transformed into a green and orange paradise for a weekend of entertainment.

Hosted by Joey Rasdien and Nomzamo Mbatha, SlimeFest will see kids and families visiting Durban to attend the festival while enjoying singalongs from NickelodeonTV stars SpongeBob Square Pants, Dora & Friends, Chase & Marshall from Paw Patrol, and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Rounding off each day will be a concert featuring performances by Cassper Nyovest (Saturday), Mafikizolo (Sunday), and more.

Alex Okosi, senior vice president and managing director, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa, says, “SlimeFest is one of Nickelodeon’s most engaging event franchises around the world, and we are delighted to partner with uShaka Marine World to bring SlimeFest to African shores for the first time. Combining Nickelodeon’s kids and family friendly ethos with our beloved TV characters, great music, star power and a host of slime-oriented activities, SlimeFest is sure to be a huge success.”

“uShaka is a trendsetter when it comes to providing entertainment that appeals to a wide range of people and this will be no exception. In fact, we are looking forward to adding a whole new dimension to our fun in the sun offering in April,” says Stella Khumalo, CEO of uShaka Marine World.

Tickets for SlimeFest are available for sale at Computicket and uShaka Marine World’s online ticketing service from and are priced from R250 for a single ticket, R230 per ticket for a family of four, and R220 per ticket for groups of 10 or more. Group tickets only available from Computicket. Entry is free for children under 3 years. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult. 

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