Durban Sights

Gateway Theatre of Shopping

  • 1 Palm Bd. Map It
  • Umhlanga
  • Store/Shop/Mall
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 03/07/2016

Fodor's Review

The largest mall in the Southern Hemisphere, Gateway has been designed to let in natural light and is surprisingly easy to navigate. Shopping ranges from surfing paraphernalia and imported and local fashions to electronics and art and crafts. Gateway also has a large variety of entertainment options including an IMAX theater and the art-nouveau Barnyard Theatre, which hosts live music compilation shows in an informal "barn" environment. The Wave House, has various levels of artificially generated waves for surfing and waterslides, and there's a funfair, karting track, and sports arena.

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New Town Centre, 1 Palm Bd., Umhlanga, KwaZulu Natal, 4319, South Africa

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  • Mon.–Thurs. 9–7, Fri. and Sat., 9–9, Sun. 9–6 (longer hours for entertainments and activities)

Published 03/07/2016


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