We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Review Highlights
Shopping will never be the same at Gateway Theatre of Shopping

This mall is one of the biggest in South Africa, you really shop until you drop dead, shops that... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Durban, South Africa
Has to be seen to be believed

I have been in some huge malls in USA. NONE compare to this gigantic shopping center. There were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Northern Ireland
Read all 551 reviews
All photos (103)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“under one roof”(30 reviews)
“great mall”(16 reviews)
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...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 Palm Boulevard | Umhlanga Ridge New Town Centre, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 514 0500
Reviews (551)
Filter reviews
497 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsunder one roofgreat mallshop till you droplots of shopsrainy daybig mallone stop shopfood courtsouthern hemisphereeating placesrock climbinghigh end designer shopsretail therapykids entertainmentplenty of parkingwhole familysomething for everyone
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 497 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago

This mall is one of the biggest in South Africa, you really shop until you drop dead, shops that are there are all world class shops, very clean and big, walking space is also wide with plenty sitting facilities, this is one stop shopping place,...More

Thank Sandanezwe
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been in some huge malls in USA. NONE compare to this gigantic shopping center. There were multiple floors and hundred upon hundreds of shops, places to eat and even an activity area for kids plus massive cinema. My jaw hit the floor when...More

Thank Squeaks86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great centre and selection. Whether you need to wonder aimlessly or are going with the purpose of your daily weekly or monthly shop - you will find everything you need.

Thank Helenoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A huge centre with everything you could possibly need and more. Loads of speciality and pop up shops, a must visit if in Umhlanga

Thank W9896ZJkellyg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a big mall all the shops are there its shop till you drop take your bank card and just swipe happy shopping

Thank portiarabatshidi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Currently some serious refurbishment is going on.. and this is a very LONG shopping mall.. Well worth your time with all types of restaurants / shops / entertainment / forex / spas .. Traffic around the area is a bit hairy so plan well.

Thank Magellan720605
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gateway is just a great place to shop. They have all the popular brands and a good variety of restaurants. There is something for everyone.

Thank Yolanda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a shopping centre located on Umhlanga Ridge in Umhlanga. Gateway is one of the top 50 largest malls in the world and the biggest mall in Africa! They've got loads of movie theatres, a ton of restaurants, more than 350 stores, an arcade and...More

Thank Megan O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This mall has everything you are looking for- a great shopping experience! Parking is plentiful. The mall is undergoing renovations/ expansions at the moment which will just make this mall even better!

Thank MaryH2090
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Gateway has recently given the food court a makeover and it’s amazing. There’s some new food stores which is worth a try. There’s many halaal options available which is good. The clothing stores are a shopaholics dream with something for everyone. The mall is still...More

Thank Somayya S
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jean O
12 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from christojdejager d | Reviewed this property |
I am convince that I saw a hairdresser in Gateway!