Must-see shopping in KwaZulu-Natal

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Musgrave Centre

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

  • Pavilion

    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…

  • 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.