KwaZulu-Natal shopping

Arts & Crafts in Hluhluwe

Ilala Weavers

Sells a large range of Zulu handicrafts, plus there’s a museum and a local, slightly contrived ‘village’. It's a good place to pick up souvenirs and worth the coach crowds you may encounter.
Market in Durban

Victoria Street Market

This busy market, located at the western end of Bertha Mkhize St, is the hub of the Indian community. It offers a typically rip-roaring subcontinental shopping experience, with more than 160 stalls selling wares fro…
Arts & Crafts in Durban

African Art Centre

This not-for-profit gallery has an excellent selection of high-quality work by rural craftspeople and artists. It's a great place to pick up unique, ethically sourced souvenirs. In 2017 it relocated to the trendy St…
Books in Durban

Ike’s Books & Collectables

More like a museum than a bookshop, this antique-filled delight is chock-a-block with first editions and is everything an antiquarian bookshop should be. There is an emphasis on Africana in its selection.
Music in Durban

Khaya Records

Durban's hip elite hang out at this delightfully cluttered record shop. There is a coffee shop and expansive veranda where music is always pumping.
Shopping Centre in Durban

Musgrave Centre

One of Durban's major shopping centres, with pharmacies, banks, several chain restaurants, a movie theatre and plenty of chain stores.
Mall in Durban

Gateway Theatre of Shopping (Gateway Mall)

The mother of all shopping malls is popular with Durbanites. It's reached via the N2 just north of Uhmlanga Rocks.
Shopping Centre in Durban


Large shopping centre with an attractive glass-and-steel dome design. Located on the city’s outskirts in Westville, just a 10km drive from the centre on the N3 towards Pietermaritzburg.
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General Store

A basic shop where you can find firewood, canned goods, cool drinks, some outdoor gear and curios. There are also two ATMs, one inside and one outside.