Local manufacturers set a high premium on workmanship, and with a favourable exchange rate, visitors can afford to indulge. Shopping hours in the bigger cities are generally 09:00 to 18:00 on weekdays and Saturdays, 09:00 to 14:00. Some shops outside of malls are still closed on Sundays.

The closest shopping facilities available to the Wallenberg Conference Centre are Eikestad Mall and Stellenbosch Square.