• Jeep Warrior KZN

    Jeep Warrior Is Coming To Kzn

    Jeep Warrior KZN: SUGAR RUSH PARK, BALLITO | 16-17 July 2016 Warriors, are you ready? South Africa’s largest, toughest and muddiest obstacle course race is coming to KwaZulu-Natal. Jeep Warrior #4 of the Jeep Warrior Series is taking place at the Sug...

  • Horse racing closeup action of jockeys horses on race track

    Vodacom Durban July Weekend Set To Boost The Local Tourism Sector

    The Vodacom Durban July, a prestigious annual event on Durban’s entertainment calendar, promises to be even better this year and inject approximately R1 billion into the KwaZulu-Natal economy. The City is expecting more than 2 million visitors to Dur...

  • Elements Cafe at the Beverly Hills Hotel

    Chef Kyle Govender Brings Unique Flavour To Elements Cafe Bar

    At a media gathering held on Wednesday at the Beverly Hills Hotel, we were all treated to a delectable selection of eats from the refreshed and revised menu at Elements Café Bar – Chef De Cuisine Kyle Govender has certainly brought his own uniq...

  • That's Judd playing with his sandwich of pulled pork and grilled halloumi cheese

    The Prep Room: Hot, Happening….and Healthy

    Hot, happening … and healthy. That pretty much sums up Judd Campbell’s new eatery, the Prep Room in Glenwood. Judd’s design team has made clever use of three shipping containers to create a lovely, open space, surrounded by trees an...

  • Gateway Fire

    Gateway Theatre Of Shopping On Fire!

    Update: Gateway Theatre of shopping released this statement on social media: “STATEMENT WITH REGARDS TO THE FIRE AT GATEWAY At approximately 14h40 a fire broke out at one of Gateway’s restaurants located on the outside of the mall. Gatewa...

Durban and KwaZulu-Natal Showcase


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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Jeep Warrior Is Coming To Kzn

Jeep Warrior KZN

Jeep Warrior KZN: SUGAR RUSH PARK, BALLITO | 16-17 July 2016 Warriors, are you ready? South Africa’s largest, toughest and muddiest obstacle course race is coming to KwaZulu-Natal. Jeep Warrior #4 of the Jeep Warrior Series is taking place at the Sugar Rush Adventure Park in Ballito from 16 – …

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In celebration of superwomen: heroines will rise!

ECR Business Womens' Breakfast

Business Womens Breakfast: In acknowledgement of Women’s Month and in celebration of all Superwomen in KwaZulu-Natal, East Coast Radio has invited four of South Africa’s admired thought-leaders and trendsetters to share their insights in Durban. TV and media personality, Khanyi Dhlomo, entrepreneur, Vusi Thembekwyo, IT guru, Stafford Masie and FNB …

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Friday Fan Day Photo Gallery 01/07/2016

Moyo pier

Here’s our selection of the best pics from across Durban and our beautiful province of KwaZulu-Natal this week! If you would like to have your awesome photos featured here, please send them to us by: – Email via info@5stardurban.co.za – Post them on our Facebook Page at http://www.facebook.com/5stardurban – Or you can …

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