Durban is a shopper’s paradise and offers many different shopping experiences. Street markets in and around the city offer a variety of crafts and beadwork. The Indian district in downtown Durban offers a huge selection of goods from the East as well as spices and curry powders.

Gateway in Umhlanga is the ultimate mall, with a world-class range of shopping from chain stores to fashion boutiques and sports goods. It features a cinema complex, an iMax theatre for larger than life entertainment, a supper theatre, fun science centre for kids and numerous restaurants to choose from.

Then there’s the world’s highest freestanding rock climbing wall, the D-Rex double-point break standing wave and a skate park.

La Lucia Mall is located in the up-market La Lucia suburb just north of the city. It has an exclusive and relaxed atmosphere with many local and international big brand stores and restaurants to choose from. It also boasts a cinema complex and on-site parking.

Durban’s Berea, Musgrave Centre is a classy, intimate and well laid-out mall. Its location between Musgrave and Stephen Dlamini (Essenwood) Roads makes it ideal for visitors and locals alike to enjoy, and its many independent boutiques hold some lovely treasures for shoppers to discover.

It has a cinema complex and on-site parking.

Arbour Crossing and Galleria are the premier destinations on the Sapphire Coast. Arbour Crossing has a wide variety of value stores ranging from food, furnishings, and clothing to electronics and sport. Galleria has a range of stylish big brand stores, fashion boutiques and restaurants, as well as a host of entertainment for the whole family, including a cinema, mini golf and an ice-rink. Arbour Town and Galleria are conveniently located just off the N2 highway.