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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Africa Art Gallery

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 16 Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 31 561 2661
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 16 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 8
  • 4
    Very good
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Great selection ...

Often pop in to see what new things have been introduced - lovely selection of African items - some from other parts of Africa but the majority of things from South Africa - very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Add Photo Write a Review

16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 12: English reviews
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
Level Contributor
144 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often pop in to see what new things have been introduced - lovely selection of African items - some from other parts of Africa but the majority of things from South Africa - very friendly & knowledgeable staff ...

Level Contributor
114 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I filled my suitcase with wonderful objects from this place. Even went back for more when I found another bit of room. Hand embroidered wall hangings are my favorite find, from the Kaross Collective, they are going to be a treasured gift for family. Fabrics, ceramics, jewelry, all reasonably priced. It's a one-stop place before you head home!

Thank susafoxSeattle
Level Contributor
225 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Lots of beautifully made traditional African crafts ranging from beadwork to woodwork to fabrics and basket work. Ideal spot to pick up some good pressies for home. Very good value and quality.

Thank Eimear99
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A small tucked away treasure filled with beautiful African art to buy or too admire. I spent a far bit of time browsing and deciding what to buy. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Jillian L
Milan, Italy
Level Contributor
28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

A very good selection of African stuff especially bead work. Prices are reasonable compared to other stores.

Thank GinaLoto
Level Contributor
28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Really special shop where you will find exceptional African art work. The range of art is amazing and not to be missed.

Thank LOUISESouthAfrica
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level Contributor
212 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Linda is the most increible person offering a host of crafters and opportunity to sell their wares. She helps with colours and design.

Thank alison r
Level Contributor
56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Didn't buy, bit hidden out of the public eye. Some good looking colourful pieces, I regret not asking about packaging and postage arrangements for those living out of country.

Thank EntebbeUG
Level Contributor
266 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

While Durban area is full with souvenir shops, this place is special. It has a nice collection of well-collected items. We got some nice items, very special and unique which we didn't see elsewhere, Price are really decent.

1 Thank LilaloTLV
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Found great pieces to buy - original and creative souvenir - even went back the next day for a second shopping trip :)

Thank SAtraveller93

Travellers who viewed Africa Art Gallery also viewed

Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal
Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal
Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal
Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal

Been to Africa Art Gallery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Africa Art Gallery staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?