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Scattered along most of the Marine Parade, are small stalls run by local tradesmen and women selling a variety of goods. Centered mostly on tourism, the stalls tend to sell African curios, arts and crafts. There are clothing items, knick-knacks, small sculptures, jewelery, and other quaint odds and ends. In addition, one or two stalls sell more commercial items such as sun-glasses, caps, sunscreen and edibles. The stalls are there 7 days a week.
One of Durban's most attractive areas, Florida Road is where nightlife thrives alongside myriad shopping establishments. Dotted with restaurants that offer a riot of cuisines, this street will win you over with its pleasant bustle and upbeat vibe. It can be safely dubbed a retail paradise, owing to the number of varied fashion boutiques it houses and is also home to some extremely charming buildings like the Quarters Hotel - an erstwhile Victorian home. A heaven for art lovers too, this street is further peppered with establishments like Artisan Contemporary Gallery and African Art Centre. In addition, entertainment venues like Casablanca and brimming bars breathe life into its sprawl.
Arriba Chocolates has been in business for over 40 years, and has a reputation for excellence. They specialize in wedding cakes and chocolates made from Belgian recipes. Choose from a selection of truffles, specialty chocolates and even diabetic-friendly chocolate. When you need pampering, want to buy a thoughtful gift for someone, or need to cater for a corporate event, stop by Arriba Chocolates.
This shop is part of the chain found throughout the country. Sweets from Heaven stock a huge and tempting array of sweets and nibbles; some more healthy than others. The sweets are arranged in perspex display boxes and you can help yourself by means of a bucket and ladle. There are chews, toffees, fudges, licorice, gobstoppers, jellies, chocolates and much more. For the more health conscious there are dried fruits and nuts. They also stock cold drinks, cigarettes and packaged sweets. Be careful when filling up your little bucket, as the cost can mount quickly.
The Shark Cage stocks genuine gear for genuine supporters. It is a rugby store that offers a unique range of over 500 Natal-Sharks (the Durban rugby team) items for supporters of all ages. In addition they have a good range of Springbok rugby team memorabilia if you prefer to support the national team. It is worthwhile dropping in, just to experience how seriously the South African population takes their rugby. From sports wear to typical rugby gear and more, Shark Cage is simply wonderful. Visit website for more details.
Come and spend a day at the uShaka Village Walk where shopping meets fun. This open-air shopping center offers a large number of shops and restaurants for you to browse through while taking a nice walk around the mall. They also offer outdoor activities like rope adventures, 5D cinema, as well as Gongola rides which succeed in providing a thrilling experience. A day spent at the uShaka Village Walk is a day full of laughter thrill, and enjoyment.