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    INVERROCHE LAUNCHES LIMITED EDITION: PIONEERS COLLECTION GIN

    Inverroche distillery, a gin driven by the hunger of discovery, a legacy pioneering gin ready to expose the creative expressions that our country has to offer. After years of producing the finest local gin, Inverroche has created an award-winning bar...

  • KWADUKUZA MALL CELEBRATES 2ND BIRTHDAY

    KwaDukuza Mall celebrated their 2nd Birthday on Monday the 28th September 2020. The economic hub within the KwaDukuza district has seen over 10 million shoppers walk through its doors since the opening of the Mall.To acknowledge the support of its sh...

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    CITY READY TO ROLL OUT RED CARPET FOR HOLIDAYMAKERS AND BUSINESS

    The City is ready to welcome visitors following a successful ‘Re-Ignite Durban’ programme held last night, 23 September at Moses Mabhida stadium. The event saw about 16 iconic buildings, attractions and products lit up simultaneously as an expression...

  • CITY UNLOCKS MULTI-BILLION RAND CATALYTIC DEVELOPMENT

    The Avoca landscape is set for a major change as eThekwini Municipality signed a historic agreement with Main Street 57 to incentivise the Brickworks Development in the Avoca Development Node, north of Durban today, 23 September 2020. The node measur...

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    5 Durban Hidden Gems under R100 You have To Visit! – 3 of them are FREE

    During the month of August we ventured out to find some interesting often over looked attractions in the city of Durban.  With the easing of lockdown restrictions in South Africa and the thought of going out again being a reality. Why not explore som...

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!
Kruger Park Safari Specialists

Latest 5 Star Durban Posts

CITY READY TO ROLL OUT RED CARPET FOR HOLIDAYMAKERS AND BUSINESS

Umhlanga Pier - Andre Harvard (Pexels)

The City is ready to welcome visitors following a successful ‘Re-Ignite Durban’ programme held last night, 23 September at Moses Mabhida stadium. The event saw about 16 iconic buildings, attractions and products lit up simultaneously as an expression of the tourism sector readiness. Today, 24 September the Municipality launched its …

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The (Granny) Mouse is back in the house!

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Escape from the monotony of the suburbs and let your hair down in the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Granny Mouse – everyone’s favourite home away from home – is just that and will be welcoming guests from July 1. Think crisp early mornings and walks in the countryside, log fires and …

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