Cii Radio | 25 Safar 1436/18 December 2014

The N3 is a national route in South Africa that connects Johannesburg and Durban,respectively South Africa’s largest and third-largest cities. Johannesburg is the financial and commercial heartland of South Africa, while Durban is South Africa’s key port and one of the busiest ports in the Southern Hemisphere and is also a popular holiday destination. Durban is also the point through which Johannesburg imports and exports most of its goods. As a result, the N3 is a very busy carriageway that experiences a high volume of traffic throughout the year, and moreso during holiday periods.

Inevitably, there are many Muslims who would traverse this highway on a regular basis, and hence Cii Radio has taken the initiative to highlight important Muslim landmarks along this route, to serve as a ready reference for any Muslim traveller seeking Salaah facilities, Halaal food or emergency assistance.

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Town Masjid(easiest accessible from the highway – approximately 2.5km from N3)

Van der Westhuizen Street
Jummuah Salaam at 1pm on Fridays
Masjid closed at times other than Salaah
Ladies facilities available
Muezzin resides on site

Shalimah Gardens Masjid (approximately 5km from N3)

Jummuah Salaah at 1pm on Fridays
Masjid closed at times other than Salaah
Ladies facilities available
Muezzin resides on site

Halaal Food:

Mochachos, Heidelberg Mall

Pepperdew, Shalimah Gardens


Masjid closed at times other than Salaah
Ladies facilities available
Muezzin resides on site


Call 083 78666 48/ 084 78666 48/ 083 787 6648



Salaah facility:

Ebees Cash and Carry(Main Street)
Musalla adjoins shop
Open for every Salaah until Maghrib. If ever closed, keys are available on request
Separate ladies facility
Ablution blocks for males and females
Jummuah Azaan 12.30 Khutbah 12.55

Emergency contact:

Ebrahim: 082 493 1164/082 0811 583



Salaah Facility:

Piet Retief Street( Opposite Pharmacy 4-5km from N3)
All Salaahs including Jummuah performed
Jummuah Khutbah 12.30
Ladies and wudhu facility available



Salaah Facilities:

Masjid Noor

15 Warden Street – 400m off the N3 – Take Warden Street offramp
Open for all Salaahs. Even when closed, neighbours will open on request
Ladies facility available
Jummuah Azaan 12.30 Lecture 12.45 Khutbah 13.00 Salaah 13.05
Free lunch for all every week after Jummuah

Musallas at Wrap it Up and Montrose Halaal Foods(with ladies musallah and ablution facilities available), both on the N3 (details below)

Halaal Food:

Wrap it Up

At Engen Bergview Complex
Coming from Johannesburg, take Warden Street Off Ramp(1st exit)
Coming from Johannesburg, take Warden Street Off Ramp(2nd exit). Turn right at end of road
Open 6.30-midnight during peak holiday period
Salaah facilities open as long as shop is open
Tel: 058 623 2123/058 622 1116

Montrose Halaal Foods

In Swinburne: Between Harrismith and Van Reenens Pass at Shell Ultra City
Open daily 8am-10pm, during holiday periods and long weekends open 24 hours
Salaah facilities a short walk from shop, in same complex.Open as long as shop is open
Tel: 058 672 1040


Yunus Moola: 083 225 0445



Ladysmith town is 18km off the N3. Will have to go through Tugela toll gate


Soofie Masjid(closest to highway-Soofie Road)
Nearby Wimpy

Central Masjid
Murchison Road, pass by the police station
Ladies Facilities available

Halaal Food:

Many outlets available


0800 N3 HELP (0800 63 4357)

Abed Carrim: 082 587 8602



Escourt Town is approximately 10km off N3 route


Escourt Town Masjid
134 Albert Street, pass by a KFC


0800 N3 HELP (0800 63 4357)



Mooi River Masjid
Masjid visible from Toll Plaza
Market Street, Mooi River


0800 N3 HELP (0800 63 4357)




Howick West Masjid (Most accessible)
Take Midmar Dam/Howick West Offramp
2-3km from N3
Ladies facilities and ample parking available

Howick Town Masjid

One of the Oldest Masaajid in KZN
Take Tweedie/Howick North Offramp
5-6km from N3 to Masjid
Jummuah Azaan 12.20 Salaah completed by 13.00
Ladies facilities available
Masjid open for all Salaah

Halaal Food:

Chicken Palace, Harvard Street, Howick
Honchos, In Save Supermarket, Harvard Street
Howick Meat Centre, For Halaal Meat


Ismail/Ebrahim Ahmed: 083 786 7295



Take Exit 96 Cedara to reach Madressah Noor for the Blind

A Masjid has not been erected yet on the premises, but Salaah facilities are available for both males and females.

The Madressah can be contacted on: 033 343 3301


From both the Durban or Johannesburg directions on the N3 one would take the Exit 57 to access Camperdown


Camperdown Jummuah Masjid

Approximately 0.5km from N3 offramp
Jummuah Azaan 12.15 Lecture 12.30 Khutbah 12.45
Ladies facilities available
Masjid Open For All Salaah
Ablution block and baby changing room also available

Darul Uloom
Jummuah Khutbah 12.30


Contact any member from Muslim community