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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: +27 31 514 0500
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09:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 09:00
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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MILLIONS OF SHOPS!!

This is the largest shopping centre in the southern hemisphere and I am not surprised... IT IS HUGE!! It has just about everything you need to the best franchise stores, kiddies... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Yusuf_H_786
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the largest shopping centre in the southern hemisphere and I am not surprised... IT IS HUGE!! It has just about everything you need to the best franchise stores, kiddies toys, groceries and whatever you need...

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30 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday morning shopping is quite busy and noisy. Lovely selection of chain and boutique stores. Toilet facilities clean, though cramped. Lots to see and do on a rainy day at the sea.

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Thank Ian V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The shopping complex has a good number of prominent and well known national and international retailers, niche stores as well as restaurants. We just needed to grab something to eat relax a bit.

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Durban, South Africa
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220 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is for the time being probably the largest shopping mall on this part of the coast – there is new one under construction in Ballito – personally although it has every type of retail outlet possible including high end shops I find, unless you know where you want to shop the distance from one end to another can be... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Gateway regularly. (Live 5ks away). There are a lot of stores on a massive 3 level complex. One of my major gripes with Gateway is highly priced parking and quite a few incidents of crime in the past.

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Durban
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Has a wide variety of upmarket shops and entertainment area. Many different types of restaurants. Not my favourite place to shop as you have to walk great distances and I find it difficult to find my way around

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Durban, South Africa
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41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're going to shop in Durban then this is probably the best option compared to other malls in Durban. There is the usual selection of shops but certainly more variety with the restaurants and a theatre. Ample parking available. Other than that it is just another mall and I have seen better. There is currently a large amount of... More 

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Ireland
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189 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very big shopping centre. So many shops. Lots of big names like Fossil, Nike , Adidas, Guess etc. No bargains. Expensive. Very easy to get lost. Some nice restaurants.

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Edenglen South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoy the bright airey feel of Gateway Shopping Centre. It has a large range of shops, from all the usal large department stores to more than the usual number of Designer stores.... A good selection of restaurants, movie theatres and a Barnyard On the downside - parking is expensive and I feel that by now I must own... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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109 reviews
46 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just the biggest there is. If you like shoping you must go there. Also has a nice resturant area. Dont miss it.

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