Next to the uMngeni River estuary lies the “Green Hub” and "GreenHub Cafè" which are the centre of the Durban Green Corridor initiative.
The Green Hub is an environmental friendly building, which is designed to inspire through building design and technology to reduce water and energy consumption. The Green Hub serves as an eco-tourism information and environmental education centre which is active in promoting local environmental clean-ups, outdoor activities and education programmes for schools and local residents.
The Green Hub Café is set to become your preferred coffee-stop – where you can get, not only the best quality coffee, but fresh juice and yoghurt smoothies, muffins, cakes and pastries too. The minute you step into the doors - with the stunning views, trendy furniture, vibey colours and staff, it’s a place you will want to be!
Whether you are walking, running, cycling, twitching or even just driving by – this will be a place to wind down and relax, chat with a friend or bring the kids for a treat of hot chocolate and a slice of cake, down by the riverside, or get ACTIVE, with a range of outdoor sports open to you.
Join our midweek MTB rides and weekly road time trials to improve your cycling skills and times.
Come have your midweek business meetings here, and your weekend or evening functions too - with wifi internet, CCTV cameras monitoring the area, and a unique setting, your security and convenience is assured.
The GreenHub is your ecotourism base for exploring Durban, at the GreenHub you can
Bookings for Durban Green Corridor tours – Enquire and book uMngeni Adventures, iSithumba Adventures and eNanda Adventures tours and activities.
Eco-tourism information – Get information about various outdoor activities and nature reserves within the eThekwini area as well as educational material regarding environmental issues and green lifestyle.
Sport equipment hire – Hire canoes, mountain bikes and pedal cars suitable for adults and children to enjoy a day outdoors with friends and the whole family.
City Mountain Bike Trails
School Education Packages – Schools have the opportunity to enquire a customised package with aims to enhance kids’ knowledge about local eco-habitats and can include excursions as well as various arts and drama programmes.
Events – The Green Hub organises public events, such as trail sports and environmental clean-up events.
Right in the heart of Durban this site is extremely convenient and accessible. The covered area overlooking the river's estuary and abundant birdlife is a tranquil setting by day and can have more of an atmosphere in the evenings. The main Green Hub building is also available with access to power and toilet facilities. Perfect for private parties and business events with our range of activities on offer on the river. The GreenHub includes the newly opened GreenHub Cafè, ensuring you have ample supply of excellent coffee, muffins and snacks. A comfortable, relaxed environment, close to the city and prefect for smaller ad hoc business meetings or birthday parties.
Use of the Green Hub is available for:Full Day: R1, 200 Excl VAT (Peak Season, school holidays & long weekends R1750 Excl VAT)
Catering, conference equipment etc...can be arranged on request
The GreenHub and GreenHub Cafe are conveniently located just off the M4 (R102).
Coming from the M4 South-bound,
Please take the Blue Lagoon off-ramp.
Then take a right and carry on under the M4-bridge and take the first right into Stiebel Place and you find the Green Hub in front of you.
Coming from the M4 North-bound,
please take the Blue Lagoon off-ramp, take a left and directly turn right into Stiebel Place and you find the Green Hub in front of you. Coming from the Moses Mabhida Stadium, carry on straight until you get to an Engen garage. Take a right at the garage into Athlone Drive and turn left into Stiebel place, just behind the garage. Follow the road until you see the Green Hub in front of you.