• Durban International Convention Centre

    Durban ICC Achieves Third Clean Audit and Sustained Growth in Profits

    The Durban International Convention Centre continued its series of strong financial performances in 2016, growing its profits once again and receiving a clean, unqualified audit from the Auditor-General of South Africa for the third consecutive year....

  • Spiced Pumpkin and Brown Butter Pecan Nut Icing

    9th Avenue Bistro & Wicked Donuts – A match made in Heaven!

    Renowned fine-dining restaurant and Durban institution; 9th Avenue Bistro has teamed up with Wicked Donuts to create a revolutionary line of “9th Avenue Collection” DOUGHNUTS! YASSSSS! 9th Avenue DOUGHNUTS!!!! If you’re anything lik...

  • Prost! The picturesque lawns of the Point Yacht Club will become all things German for the upcoming Beer and Bratwurst on the Bay, the second edition of the bay series for the club’s 125 birthday celebrations. Pictured getting into the mood are Tristan Wentzel (Systraat Serenade), Chef Markus Banziger, sailor Nhlanhla Phakathi and Lois Nel (Systraat Serenade).

    Beer and Bratwurst on the Bay

    The second edition of the festive bay series takes place as part of the Point Yacht Club’s 125 birthday celebrations on Saturday 25 March, this time with the Beer and Bratwurst on the Bay. Following the hugely successful Beer and Bunny on the Bay in ...

  • Stas

    The Great Moscow Circus thrills in Durban

    The best from Russia and the world – A spectacular World Premiere of over 50 circus mega-stars Every great circus must have a Ringmaster and the Great Moscow Circus has the best! Mr Stanislav Kniazkov is a graduate of the famed Moscow City Scho...

  • Umhlanga Arch Night

    R1.3bn Umhlanga Arch another stunning feather in Umhlanga’s increasingly impressive cap

    R 1.3 billion iconic development confirmed for Umhlanga A one-of-a-kind development to hit Durban shores, Umhlanga Arch is proudly introduced by The Multiply Group, a Durban-based global investment company offering access to proprietary transactions ...

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.

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Latest 5 Star Durban Posts

Durban ICC Achieves Third Clean Audit and Sustained Growth in Profits

Durban International Convention Centre

The Durban International Convention Centre continued its series of strong financial performances in 2016, growing its profits once again and receiving a clean, unqualified audit from the Auditor-General of South Africa for the third consecutive year. Speaking at the release of the Centre’s Annual Report, Board Chairperson, Mato Madlala said, …

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9th Avenue Bistro & Wicked Donuts – A match made in Heaven!

Spiced Pumpkin and Brown Butter Pecan Nut Icing

Renowned fine-dining restaurant and Durban institution; 9th Avenue Bistro has teamed up with Wicked Donuts to create a revolutionary line of “9th Avenue Collection” DOUGHNUTS! YASSSSS! 9th Avenue DOUGHNUTS!!!! If you’re anything like me, the mere mention of this will have you accepting that you will, probably soon, have to buy …

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Beer and Bratwurst on the Bay

Prost! The picturesque lawns of the Point Yacht Club will become all things German for the upcoming Beer and Bratwurst on the Bay, the second edition of the bay series for the club’s 125 birthday celebrations. Pictured getting into the mood are Tristan Wentzel (Systraat Serenade), Chef Markus Banziger, sailor Nhlanhla Phakathi and Lois Nel (Systraat Serenade).

The second edition of the festive bay series takes place as part of the Point Yacht Club’s 125 birthday celebrations on Saturday 25 March, this time with the Beer and Bratwurst on the Bay. Following the hugely successful Beer and Bunny on the Bay in January, the yacht club decided …

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Mo Magic: Moments of Wonder

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Following the success of his 2016 theatre tour, taking the experience of magic to audiences across the country, and recently returning from Las Vegas and Hollywood, magician extraordinaire Mo Magic is set to intrigue, astonish and entertain Durban audiences with his brand new theatre show titled “Moments of Wonder”. In this 90 minute …

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The Great Moscow Circus thrills in Durban

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The best from Russia and the world – A spectacular World Premiere of over 50 circus mega-stars Every great circus must have a Ringmaster and the Great Moscow Circus has the best! Mr Stanislav Kniazkov is a graduate of the famed Moscow City School of Circus Arts, and arrived in …

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