Coast and Surfers Paradise Shopping
much to choose from on the Gold Coast, with some of the best shopping in
Australia to be found under the sun.
your shopping for the latest fashions, chic beach gear or for special gifts and
souvenirs for friends and family, you’ll find them here.
the largest shopping centre in Queensland is to be found at Pacific Fair.
can catch a water taxi from the wharf at the river-end of Cavill Ave in Surfers
Paradise. Travel through the residential canal estates to Queensland’s Pacific
Fair. This centre is laid out in a village style, without the trucks or cars.
is also the Robina Town Centre; an extravaganza of department stores and scores
of speciality shops. In Surfers Paradise itself, there is the Raptis Plaza.
Fair, Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach. Phone (07) 5581 5100.
Town Centre Drive - (exit 79 or 82 on the Pacific Highway/ M1 off Robina
Parkway), Robina Gold Coast
Plaza 4 The Esplanade Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
in Surfers Paradise
Paradise is one of Australia�s leading retail areas with shopping until
9pm every night. Hundreds of boutique, department and domestic stores to peruse,
while the tree lined boulevards shade international brand names like Cartier,
Prada, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Bally Hermes, Paris and Salvatore Ferragamo.
boats meander north from the centre of Surfers Paradise along sheltered
waterways to Sanctuary Cove. Here the waterfront marine village has shops
selling the best of Australian designer labels and creative handicrafts. A good
place if your looking for some great quality souvenirs, including paintings,
sculptures, Aboriginal originals and crafts.
Cove has the waterfront Marine Shopping Village, with a number of world-renowned
artists in residence. Visitors can browse through the galleries or take a more
interactive role at the Jabiou Gallery of fine Arts. Here, you can try a unique
chance to work with some of the artists.
Gold Coast Arts Centre on Bundall Road in Surfers Paradise is the largest
regional arts and entertainment complex in Australia. The art gallery is open
Monday - Friday 10am to 5pm, and weekends 11am to 5pm. The complex also includes
a theatre that hosts a number of major productions each year. There is also a
cinema, restaurant, and function/community rooms.
Southport, The Marina Mirage shopping complex, located on the Spit merges the
arts and shopping into one experience. Dress and fashion boutiques are alongside
world-renowned art galleries. These include the large Schubert Gallery which
deals in a broad variety of Australian talent.
30-minute drive from the Gold Coast will find you at Tamborine Mountain; a
rainforest oasis nestled high on the range. It has attracted a community of
interesting artists and their work captures the beauty of the area.
artwork features an interesting blend of colour, texture and shape, and includes
ceramics, designer silks, sculpture, painting and leather work. Visitors are
invited to enter this community through the Gallery Walk located on Long Road,
is also a popular community market that is held from morning to afternoon on the
second Sunday of each month.
on the Gold Coast
Gold Coast is renowned for buzzing outdoor markets for the best buys staged
regularly throughout the region. Markets are held as follows:
Paradise beachfront - every Friday evening
- first and third Sunday
- last Sunday
- every second Sunday
Mountain - second Sunday
country market - first Sunday
Point Art and Craft Market - fourth Sunday
biggest market on the Gold Coast can be found at Carrara every weekend.
the avid shopper, the Gold Coast is an experience of a lifetime perfectly
supplied with an amazing array of shopping resorts, innovative boutiques and