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This large art and craft shop is located in the trendy Bat Center at the harbor. It specializes in Zulu arts and carries some wonderfully exciting and colorful items. There are striking plates and baskets made from telephone wire, baskets, carpets, handmade greetings cards and wooden sculpture. It is obvious that the stock has been carefully selected as there is a uniformity in quality, throughout. Staff are helpful and friendly.
Continental Bakery is located on the busy Stamford Hill Road. It carries a range of delicious breads, cakes, muffins and other confectioneries. It also sells fresh pop-corn, sweets and cigarettes. An odd mix of produce, but one which makes this store a busy, hub of the local community, where people go to shop, but also meet friends and neighbors. If you are a tourist, come buy some bread for a packed lunch or picnic. Call for more information.
Larmont Surf Shop is the largest, core, surf store on the east coast of Africa. With over 150 surfboards by Ripcurl, HIC, Hooded Villian and used boards for the beginner and experienced surfer. They also stock the famous men's and women's surf wear brands and a large range of Ripcurl wetsuits. There are also bodyboards and skateboards. It's possible to rent boards if you want to try before buying. Surfing and body boarding lessons are on offer. Transportation to and from Durban is available on request.
This store is located on the lower level of the Musgrave Centre, near the Pick n Pay. It is a small shop but has a fairly comprehensive selection of vitamins, supplements, homeopathic remedies and health foods. It also carries a range of health footwear. For a natural remedy to a common ailment, this shop is sure to have a potion or lotion to cure it. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and they also stock a small range of books to help make the right purchase.
Mr Mozzies is large and bustling butchery, oocated on the famous Stamfordhill Road. You are greeted by the glorious smell of smoked meats on entering. There is an enormous selection of every variety, as well as imported food-stuffs, cheeses and breads. If you can make your way around without filling you shopping basket with delectable products, then you have a very high level resistance. Call for more information.
Set in a tranquil park setting, this market offers a fantastic range of homemade crafts as well as alfresco art displays. Stained glass, homemade decorative candles, clothing and other interesting stalls are on display for the discerning shopper. Africa offers an excellent range of local crafts, and this upmarket, outdoor experience, is an excellent place to get gifts and products to take home with you. There is entertainment for children in the surrounding area. Plenty of safe parking is available.