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Durban Central

Beach meets business

Durban Central is a diverse, colourful neighbourhood that includes the beachfront areas, the Berea, Morningside, Glenwood, Musgrave and the CBD. The beach is the biggest attraction and locals flock the promenade to cycle, run, surf, swim, fish or just catch some sun. There are also incredibly lush parks and open spaces dotted around the neighbourhod for residents to take advantage of. The nightlife in Durban Central is exciting with numerous bars, pubs, restaurants and night clubs in close proximity to each other. As its name implies, Durban Central's location makes it convenient to get to any of the other areas around Durban.

Map of Area and Surrounds

Experience Durban Central

Brandon Morningside
Living in Morningside makes so much sense to me because everything is so central. Anything we choose to do is a couple of kilometres away.
Enjoy yachting in Durban
Coffee shops and restaurants in Durban Central

There are many options for Durbanites looking for entertainment. For a good meal you can head for one of the restaurants on the beachfront, Wilsons Wharf in the harbour area or join the trendy crowd in Florida Road. The Suncoast casino has loads of entertainment options as do the many shopping centres.

Leezl Glenwood
I love the markets - Essenwood and I Heart market are faves, and the restaurants and bars in Florida Road are great for going out.
Durban Central promenade
Durban Central surfing spots
Durban's amazing sand castles
Haneef North Beach
The beaches are fantastic, safe and there are more people investing in property.
Beautiful sunrise in Durban Central

The CBD is the main business hub in Durban. A number of large businesses have their offices in the area and it is still a thriving retail centre.

Thembiso South Beach
Police patrol 24/7 which makes it safe for people to enjoy the activities that Durban offers both at day time and night.
Skate boarding on Durban's beachfront
Fishing and canoeing in Durban
Biking and other things to do in Durban

The Golden Mile stretches from Ushaka to the Suncoast Casino Complex. Its broad promenades make it perfect for running, cycling, walking the dog or skateboarding. The warm waters, protected by lifeguards and shark nets, are popular for swimming and surfing.

Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban

The iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium was one of the host stadiums for the 2010 World Cup. It is close to the Kings Park Stadium which is home to the Sharks rugby franchise. Adjacent to the stadium is the Peoples Park, popular with families for its play area, cafe and sports fields. Other parks popular with parents are the Botanical Gardens, Bulwer Park and Mitchell park which also has a small zoo.

Botanical gardens in Durban
Enjoy beautiful Durban Botanic gardens
Students of Durban High School playing rugby

There are many excellent schools located in Durban Central including Treetops Primary School, Durban High School, Maris Stella, Marist Brothers, Clifton Preparatory School, Glenwood Preparatory and Durban Girls College.

The Durban City Hall in Durban Central

Built in the early 1900's, the Durban City Hall houses the Durban Art Gallery, the Natural Science Museum, the Durban Art Gallery and municipal chambers.

Latest News About Durban Central

Renewed life for Durban property market
Residential property buyers in Durban have been galvanised into action.
Rental market in Berea, KZN is flourishing
Why the Berea has a booming rental market right now.
New Durban Monopoly highlights prime landmarks and locations
Durban’s rightful place on the ‘global map’ has been reaffirmed with the recent launch of the new Durban Monopoly board game.