About us

Ucabs(part of the Umhlanga Rocks Taxis, Umhlanga Cabs' group) was founded in 1968 and is one of the oldest South African Cab companies in existence.

This Durban Cab Company services Kwa Zulu Natal areas in Durban's ethekwini region such as Berea, Morningside, Glenwood, Mt Edgecome, La Lucia as well as on the South Coast such as Margate,WildCoast, Scottburgh, Port St John and North Coast such as KwaDukuza, Ballito, Salt Rock, Chaka's Rock, Tinly Manor, Zinkwazi Beach, Sheffield Beach & Zimbali/Simbithi Estate and areas such as
Hillcrest, Waterfall, Gillets, Assegay, Kloof, Botha's Hill towards Pietermaritzburg and the Natal Midlands areas such as Howick, Hilton, Balgowan, Rosetta to name but a few.
Services now extend countrywide to :
Rosebank, Sandton, Bryanstan, Randburg, Brooklyn,
V&A(Victoria & Alfred) Waterfront, Cape CBD hotels, Rondebosch, Green Point, Sea Point, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek
Kruger National Park and the Panoramic Route
Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and East London

What started out as a Durban Taxi company, now provides service across the country with offices in Johannesburg and representation in Cape Town, Pretoria, and other major cities in Southern Africa. Soon we will be partner to the U-Cab mobile taxi booking app as we try to improve on efficiencies and enable closest drivers to be found by clients.

Close on 50 years as one of the leading Durban Taxicab|Umhlanga metered cab companies in Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa, The Zulu Kingdom

Based in Umhlanga Rocks, on the East Coast, you will see the famous Orange coloured cabs in Lighthouse road, close to Umhlanga's iconic Lighthouse, near Beverly hills intercontinental hotel and Oyster Box Hotel, literally in front of Protea Hotel Umhlanga Rocks and at the Gateway theatre of shopping mall.

Largest fleet in Umhlanga, on the East Coast of Kwa Zulu Natal
Closest to the new King Shaka International Airport
A Reliable and Trustworthy Umhlanga Cab Company
Credit Card Facilities and Wire Tranfers or EFT's for pre bookings or scheduled bookings

Personalised Services-Luxury Cars(on request)

Chauffeur driven vehicles for special occasions such as weddings and events such as the International AIDS2016 conference in Durban
Professional service by drivers to preserve confidentiality

Our Vehicles:
Insurances
Our vehicles carry comprehensive public and passenger liability insurances for both the client and our protection, as required by the travel industry. These insurances policies are backed by reputable underwriters.

Drivers:
All our "uniformed Ucabs" drivers strive to ensure a professional image consistent with our value of:
Service with a passion for excellence.
Our drivers are well spoken, knowledgeable about South Africa, surrounding areas and its history- and carry special public driving permits as well as Ethekwini municipality metered taxi drivers permits and meeting similar requirements for other areas we service.

Luxury Coaches and Mid Sized Buses for the luxury international and South African tourism industry :
All our vehicles are in excellent condition, clean and undergo mandatory roadworthiness tests every six months.
We have a range of luxury and standard vehicles and usually charter luxury medium and large capacity buses/coaches (14, 22, 44 & 60 seats) for safaris, tours, sporting, conferences, school groups and weddings.

Your Safety:
Our drivers are aware of the importance of tansporting our guests safely.

Convenience:
Where-ever possible, we try to make life as convenient for you and us.

Quality of Service:
We try to uphold extremely high service levels to ensure your satisfaction.

Our Prices:
Whilst we make every effort to ensure market related and a reasonable fare, our prices do come at a premium as compared to our competitors since we offer a superior product that takes into account your personal safety and reliability required, in a professional manner, backed by comprehensive passenger vehicle and general public liability cover which most of our competitors do not carry.
At times rates are quoted upfront based on number of pax, vehicle size and waiting times