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    uShaka Marine World provides an ocean full of love this Valentines Month

    February will be quite the month of love at uShaka Marine World – and definitely the place to be to hang loose and enjoy those good vibes. Our gift of love to lovers of uShaka is 20% off all Sea World, Wet ‘n Wild, and Combo tickets, as well as 20% o...

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    Durban ICC Appoints New Marketing, Sales And Events Director

    The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Langley to the role of Marketing, Sales and Events Director. Langley brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the role, having previously worked in ...

  • DFF STRUTS TO THE CAPE! (L-R) - Mxolisi Luke Mkhize (House of Saint Luke); Greg Wallis (G&D Apparel); Sindi Shangase (BSTMU); Sandile Duke Mngadi (Duke “Clothe Your Soul”); Phumelele Gwacela (BSTMU) and inset Athenkosi Mfungula (LeMFUX).

    Durban Fashion Fair Struts To The Cape!

    Cape Town will be abuzz with all the fashion frenzy taking place as designers from around the country will be showcasing their creations at the South African Menswear Week hosted at Cape Town’s City Hall from February 8th – 11th. South African Menswe...

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    Pizza Hut Opens in Durban

    In September 2014, just under 3 years ago, Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands, Inc and the world’s largest pizza restaurant company entered the African market by opening its first store in South Africa and to date, has just over 190 stores successf...

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    Starbucks prepares for its Durban opening!

    The countdown has begun for coffee lovers on the East Coast! Durban is the third city (after Johannesburg and Pretoria) to welcome Starbucks to sunny SA with the grand opening of the first store on Saturday, November 25 in Florida Road. Clive Liversa...

Showcasing Durban and KwaZulu-Natal


5 Star Durban is a glossy print tourism magazine and online community promoting the beautiful city of Durban and surrounding KwaZulu-Natal, highlighting the best that "South Africa's Playground" has to offer.

From accommodation and hotels, restaurants and bars, markets, shopping and entertainment to activities and things to do in Durban and surrounding KwaZulu-Natal - we cover it all!

Durban or eThekwini in Zulu (from itheku meaning "bay/lagoon"), is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. The Durban Metropolitan Area is the second most important manufacturing hub in South Africa after Johannesburg. Durban is famous for being one of the busiest ports in Africa and the city is the main economic driver in KwaZulu-Natal, contributing over half of the province’s output and 15% of the national output of South Africa.

Durban South Africa is a very popular tourist city

Durban is a tourist’s paradise, known for its gorgeous coastline (“The Golden Mile”), warm subtropical climate and culturally diverse population. The warm Indian Ocean current, beautiful beaches and Durbanites’ fun-loving, outdoor culture has earned the city the nickname “South Africa’s Playground”

By 2030, Durban will be Africa’s most caring and liveable city.

We hope you enjoy your stay!
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Latest 5 Star Durban Posts

Durban ICC Appoints New Marketing, Sales And Events Director

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The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Langley to the role of Marketing, Sales and Events Director. Langley brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the role, having previously worked in Cape Town, Gauteng and the Eastern Cape in various tourism marketing …

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Durban Fashion Fair Struts To The Cape!

DFF STRUTS TO THE CAPE! (L-R) - Mxolisi Luke Mkhize (House of Saint Luke); Greg Wallis (G&D Apparel); Sindi Shangase (BSTMU); Sandile Duke Mngadi (Duke “Clothe Your Soul”); Phumelele Gwacela (BSTMU) and inset Athenkosi Mfungula (LeMFUX).

Cape Town will be abuzz with all the fashion frenzy taking place as designers from around the country will be showcasing their creations at the South African Menswear Week hosted at Cape Town’s City Hall from February 8th – 11th. South African Menswear Week is Africa’s only stand-alone platform dedicated …

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Pizza Hut Opens in Durban

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In September 2014, just under 3 years ago, Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands, Inc and the world’s largest pizza restaurant company entered the African market by opening its first store in South Africa and to date, has just over 190 stores successfully operating throughout the African continent. In …

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Starbucks prepares for its Durban opening!

Sane Nzuza, Siyanda Makatini, Thandanani Nxumalo, Carrington Lowe and Ziyaad Jaffar..

The countdown has begun for coffee lovers on the East Coast! Durban is the third city (after Johannesburg and Pretoria) to welcome Starbucks to sunny SA with the grand opening of the first store on Saturday, November 25 in Florida Road. Clive Liversage, Managing Executive for Starbucks in South Africa, …

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