Buddies is the Premier Marquee Tent Hire Durban company for all functions. Established in 1991, Buddies Hiring has grown into a complete event solutions provider. We are proudly Level 1 BBBEE certified. Buddies Hiring provides dynamic and professional hiring services. Our speciality is the supply of all types of tents and marquees — Aluminium Frame Tents, Stretch Tents, Peg & Pole Tents and Bedouin Tents.

Firstly, we strive to help you plan your function from concept to design, all the way through to the event itself.

Secondly, Our staff are trained to install your tent safely and securely. Any additional setup has to be pre-arranged and is chargeable. Our sales staff will gladly handle your queries in this regard.

Thirdly, You can configure the tents, to suit your requirements should you wish to cater for larger events. Our friendly sales staff will gladly advise you. We stock Crockery and Cutlery. Glassware is available. Linen is available and moreover, our staff will endevour to fulfil your decor requirements.

We also supply every add-on required to make your event a success, ranging from, but not limited to: Chairs, Tables and Accessories, Trestles, Crockery, Cutlery, Audio Visual. Whatever your requirements are for Marquee Tent Hire in Durban, we will attend to it.

Frame Tent

These tents provide a well secured environment for our customers…

Stretch Tent

Stretch tents, perfect for wedding, birthday celebration and corporate event…

Standard Tent

These classic tents are based on the more conventional peg and pole construction


Trestles, cocktail & bar tables, kiddies party tables


White or black ancona chairs, bar stools, kiddies chairs


Plates, bowls, tea cups & saucers, champagne glasses, whisky, hi ball, martini, tot glasses


Tablecoths, chair covers, cocktail table covers and organza


Forks, knives, spoons, ladles and scoops

Staging Equipment

Carpeted stages with lecterns, steps & railings, themed decorations, foliage


Our vision is to be the number one event solutions company in the country. We would like to be your one-stop shop for all your event needs.


Our mission is to provide a complete hiring service that focuses on customer satisfaction.


Excellence. Innovation. Customer Fixation. Teamwork. Community. Fun. We insist on an open, honest and fair relationships with our customers, business partners and each other. We believe this is the only way to do business.


We will continuously strive to do the right thing in support of our clients, fellow employees and all of our stakeholders. We will lead by example and set our standards high for others to follow.


We insist on open, honest and fair relationships with our customers, business partners and each other. We believe this is the only way to do business.


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