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Gateway Theatre of Shopping

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Address: 1 Palm Boulevard | Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
Phone Number: 27315140500
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 am
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description:

More than a shopping centre, but a giant theater that is dedicated to...

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.

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Be prepared to lose yourself!

Everything you could ask for under one roof. Movies, games, rides and waves. Various food venues to cater for families,teens, socialites. IBV...gateway has it! Foreign... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
subashnib
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Everything you could ask for under one roof. Movies, games, rides and waves. Various food venues to cater for families,teens, socialites. IBV...gateway has it! Foreign exchange....got It! Banks, spice shops, food chain stores. Be prepared to spend time and money....put on your walking shoes!

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Thank subashnib
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful array of shops to visit. You can find anything you like and more... Definitely visit every time I am in the area.

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Thank Christy B
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our favorite shopping Centre . In our opinion the passages are double the width of other Mall s resulting in easy walking side by side . The double volume roof height with wooden open truss s propped up by majestic pillars makes for the feeling of freedom . One can but almost anything and the prices are competitive... More 

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Thank Gareth R
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If your into working long stretches then gateway is for you. of not then you better know where you are going. great retail shops and your pick of restaurants. let's not forget it's wet and wild water park. a must when you visit Durban.

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Thank Robbyn D
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This mall has anything you're looking for, from spice shops to shoes to art or toys, and a plethora of restaurants to choose from. I go to Gateway whenever I am in Durban, because of the variety of shops and restaurants. Didn't really visit the wavehouse but it looks like fun. Shops are also open till late so there's no... More 

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Thank Azeeza R
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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149 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a great place to walk at weekends or when it rains. Shops are located in two floors in a sprawling complex that occupies at least one city block if not two. The central atrium features a fountain that shoots a jet of water two stories tall. Walkways are broad and ceiling height is ample to give an airy... More 

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Thank Martin C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Durban is known for its warmth and beaches. One well kept secret is the Gateway Shopping mall. Gateway Mall has a array of shops and restaurants making it an ideal place for retail therapy when in Durban

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Thank Mwamba N
Cape Point, South Africa
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Gateway Theatre of shopping is the essential place visit for all types of consumers. The mall boasts a variety of shops and restaurants. One needs to invest an entire afternoon to explore the mall . Shops are open until 9pm on Saturdays! This provides you with more than enough time . Everything and anything can be found at this... More 

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Sandy Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Supposedly the largest shopping mall in Africa. I was told it is two kilometers (1.25 miles long). 3 floors. Plus movie theater, huge parking, restaurants, taxi stand, etc. only one souvenir shop, but high quality, next to Nedsbank on the middle floor.

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12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything under one enormous roof!!! All the shops you can think of and the restaurants are plenty! You have to be fit to negotiate the entire mall😅

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