Durban North is a suburb located north of Durban, on the eastern side of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. Durban North is on the north side of the Umgeni River. It is part of the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, created in 2000, which includes the greater Durban area.
A beach known to locals as Dave's Beach stretches from the Umgeni River mouth to the suburb of Glenashley. The suburb borders Glenashley and La Lucia. The Ruth First Highway, previously known as the M4, connects Durban North to the city and Umhlanga Rocks.