Looking for a particular item or just browsing? From large corporations, small boutiques, market stalls, outlet centres and more, there is something for everyone’s budget and taste at the multitude of shopping precincts around Australia.
Northern Territory –
The premier shopping centre in the Northern Territory is Casuarina Square in Darwin, with over 190 stores incorporating fashion, homewares and lifestyle stores, onsite parking and fresh food market. The Centre has two playgrounds to keep the kids entertained, as well as a water play area to cool off at.
In Alice Springs, Yeperenye Shopping Centre and Alice Plaza are the two main shopping centres. Whether you’re shopping for new clothes or you just want to enjoy snacks with friends, Yeperenye Shopping Centre is the place to be. Alice Plaza has great amenities for all shoppers and play equipment for children located in the food court- A great day out for all the family!
If you are after a market, then the Northern Territory has plenty to offer. The most famous, Mindil Beach Sunset Markets ,is open from April till October every Thursday & Sunday – 4pm till 9pm.
It has a combination of amazing food, arts and culture, set to the backdrop of the spectacular sunset. With over 60 food stalls as well, there is something for everyone. Rapid Creek, Parap and Nightcliff Markets all run weekly and have a range of stalls to shop at.
Australian Capital Territory –
Enjoy an outstanding choice of retailers and entertainment at the Canberra Centre. Home to four department stores, two supermarkets and a large collection of other stores, there is something for everyone.
If you are after a bargain, then Canberra Outlet Centre is your one stop shop. Some of the retailers include; Nike, Asics, Puma, Harris Scarfe, Freedom and many more.
Australia’s most magical store, located in Canberra, is Quizzic Alley. Find officially licensed Harry Potter stationery, wands, jewellery, bags, robes, wands, toys and much more. While you are there try a QBrew (the beverage of choice for all witches and wizards) or try driving the world’s most famous magical car. A visit to this magical store is an absolute must for any sirius Harry Potter fan. It would be just Ron to miss it!
New South Wales South Coast –
The heart of shopping in Batemans Bay is the Village Centre. Find supermarkets, food outlets, clothing stores and more. The essential shopping stop in Batemans Bay.
Wollongong Central, is just a 10 minute walk from the beach and cannot be missed. Home to leading brands such as David Jones, H&M, Rebel Sport, Mecca Maxima and over 220 other retailers. Enjoy the array of eateries and have a great day out with the family.
Western Australia –
Protect all the family, all year round at Skids Swimwear. Your one stop shop for the whole family to get swimwear, hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, bags, towels and more.
Shop at the Fremantle Markets. With over 150 stalls offering exquisite products of all kinds including handicrafts, specialty foods, dining halls and fish and vegetable markets, as well as tasty food options. The Fremantle Markets are open on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.
Perth has a range of shopping centres that provide you with everything you need from a range of different retail shops and department stores. Some of these include; Forrest Chase, Midland Gate, Carillon City, Joondalup Shopping Centre and more.
From local produce to small boutiques to large shopping centres, Tasmania has a range of shopping options.
Salamanca Market is one of Australia’s most vibrant and loved outdoor markets. It’s a new adventure every Saturday. Browse a range of locally grown produce, locally made goods and a range of tasty food.
If you are after a shopping centre with all your needs, then Channel Court Shopping Centre or Eastlands in Rosny are great options.
The Gingerbread Shop in Richmond has all your gingerbread making needs. Grab some hand made gingerbread or get all the biscuit making needs that you might want to use.
The Honey Pot and Bruny Island Honey are the houses of honey venues. Find everything 100% locally honey made like; famous Tasmanian Leatherwood honey, Manuka honey, honey ice cream, honeycomb, honey with ginger, honey mustard, creamed honey and honey mead and more.
Melbourne has some famous markets that have hundreds of stalls and small boutiques, as well as fresh food and produce. Explore Queen Victoria Market and discover a wide variety of fresh, quality produce & specialty shopping. The South Melbourne Market has almost 150 stalls operated by small business owners that has a range of fresh food, as well as fashion, homewares, giftware and more.
The District Docklands is an open air shopping centre. Shop the best Australian and international brands, visit the fresh food precinct, see some of the fantastic entertainment that the precinct has to offer or have a bite to eat at some of the delicious restaurants.
If you are looking for a bit of outlet shopping, Melbourne has a number of outlet centres. Check out DFO Uni Hill, DFO Essendon, Spencer Street Outlet Centre and DFO South Wharf.
Market Square Shopping Centre is Geelong’s original shopping centre offering over 80 fashion, health and beauty, food, services, electronics and homewares retailers.