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Gateway Theatre of Shopping

1 Palm Boulevard | Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 514 0500
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The biggest mall in Africa!

It is a shopping centre located on Umhlanga Ridge in Umhlanga. Gateway is one of the top 50 largest... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Megan O
via mobile
Retail Therapy

This mall has everything you are looking for- a great shopping experience! Parking is plentiful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MaryH2090
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Durban, South Africa
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More than a shopping centre, but a giant theater that is dedicated to entertaining you. We specialize in taking the therapy of retail to a whole new dimension. Prepared your senses for overload at the biggest shopping complex in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the coolest malls in the country. Grab your ticket and prepare to be thrilled, excited and asking for more.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“under one roof” (30 reviews)
“great mall” (17 reviews)
“food court” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
1 Palm Boulevard | Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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+27 31 514 0500
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"under one roof"
in 30 reviews
"great mall"
in 17 reviews
"food court"
in 18 reviews
"shop till you drop"
in 11 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 11 reviews
"chain stores"
in 9 reviews
"rainy day"
in 15 reviews
"something for everyone"
in 12 reviews
"big mall"
in 10 reviews
"one stop shop"
in 7 reviews
"southern hemisphere"
in 12 reviews
"eating places"
in 13 reviews
"whole family"
in 10 reviews
"rock climbing"
in 5 reviews
"high end designer shops"
in 5 reviews
"retail therapy"
in 7 reviews
"kids entertainment"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is a shopping centre located on Umhlanga Ridge in Umhlanga. Gateway is one of the top 50 largest malls in the world and the biggest mall in Africa! They've got loads of movie theatres, a ton of restaurants, more than 350 stores, an arcade and...More

Thank Megan O
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This mall has everything you are looking for- a great shopping experience! Parking is plentiful. The mall is undergoing renovations/ expansions at the moment which will just make this mall even better!

Thank MaryH2090
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gateway has recently given the food court a makeover and it’s amazing. There’s some new food stores which is worth a try. There’s many halaal options available which is good. The clothing stores are a shopaholics dream with something for everyone. The mall is still...More

Thank Somayya S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of different shops to explore. We went while on holiday, and had lots of fun comparing the differences between Australian and South African shops. We found the huge Spur in the basement the most interesting - the fashion houses aren't much interested in middle...More

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely shops, loads of sales at this point in time. Just the staff in a few shops are so unfriendly, and act as if they are doing you a favor by assisting 😳. Example... Billabong store, Edgar’s make up counter . On the plus side......More

Thank stelectrical
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This mall has all sorts of products in stock. It is a very big mall with so many of the popular international brands such as Zara, Skechers, etc... Their opening times is from 9 AM up until 9 PM, however they do close earlier at...More

Thank ajdaka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I have come to Umhlanga this shopping centre is a pleasure to go to - very well planned logical structuring of shops, restaurants, the gym and entertainment. I normally avoid big shopping centres due to strange planning and over-crowding. Try it.

Thank Tzoro1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gateway is a massive in terms of malls. Locals and tourists alike can find plenty here to shop and do. I think for a tourist it’s a one stop shop place, as you are sure to find some souvenirs and other essentials to take back...More

Thank Yugeshree
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With the new expansion of The Gateway shopping mall, there's no reason to shop anywhere else. Secure parking facilities available.

Thank Raeesa M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very wide range of stores from your regular everyday supermarket to your designer shoe and clothing stores. There's a lot of entertainment as well with the rock climbing and warehouse area. Highly recommended for families. This mall certainly has something for everyone and is...More

Thank Voyager249
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I am convince that I saw a hairdresser in Gateway!
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