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“The Dubai-Mall of Africa! THE Place to be when you're a Shopaholic!”

Gateway Theatre of Shopping
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator
Level 4 Contributor
18 reviews
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“The Dubai-Mall of Africa! THE Place to be when you're a Shopaholic!”
Reviewed December 29, 2013

This is the busiest mall in South Africa, and the largest in Africa! - A Shopping Paradise! The mall has 413 amazing stores, that includes major International retailers, National Chain-stores and various smaller shops. This place is the entertainment and shopping hub of Umhlanga, with 2D, 3D and 4D Cinemas, Go-carts and 2 HUGE arcade centers! There are some amazing World-class restaurants too! The security and staff that work here are very helpful and friendly! This place is always clean and safe for everybody! Definitely worth the trip!!!

Visited December 2013
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“A pleasure to shop here”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Being a local, I go to Gateway at least once a week and although it is huge, it is a pleasure to shop here - parking is easy and even at busy times of the month, it never feels over crowded. All the main retailers are here as well as smaller, interesting shops. There is lots to choose from if you are hungry or are looking for entertainment. You can literally buy anything at Gateway - it is a one stop destination shop.

Visited November 2013
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pdstewart@mweb.co.za
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“Excellent shopping centre in Umhlanga Rocks, KZN”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Beautiful shopping centre - very spacious so no matter how crowded there is no problem. Lovely shops and restaurants, movies etc. Love going there.

Visited November 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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47 reviews
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“Everything you need in one spot”
Reviewed November 12, 2013

You can't go to gateway without leaving with something. We speant three hours here looking around and had lunch and dessert. It was a little bit overwhelming at first but it has everyting and was so clean!

Visited August 2013
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“The best!”
Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

This is the best shopping mall I have ever been to. It literally has everything you need and more. I have never been to such a large mall in all my life in the uk and its a complete dream for avid shoppers. I will definitely come back here when I'm back in SA and if you're there now then you must take the time to visit but set set aside several hours if you want to see it all!

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