WHERE TO SHOP
THE GOLD COAST OFFERS SHOPPERS A WIDE RANGE OF CHOICES— FROM WORLD CLASS LABELS TO FRESH FASHION PERFECTLY SUITED FOR THE MODERN LIFESTYLE.
n AUSTRALIA FAIR. Located in the centre of the Southport CBD hub, Australia Fair Shopping Centre overlooks the beautiful Southport Broadwater. With over 210 stores to choose from you can find the latest trends for a great price. What’s more you can head over to Birch Carroll & Coyle for some of the cheapest movie tickets on the Gold Coast. With Japanese variety store Daiso, Woolworths, Coles and Kmart, you’ll find everything you need at Australia Fair.
42 Marine Parade, Southport. 5556 6600. australiafair.com.au
n CHEVRON RENAISSANCE. Chevron Renaissance has been reinvented and it’s better than ever. The iconic Surfers Paradise location provides the only shopping, bar and restaurant precinct that fully encapsulates the lively Gold Coast culture and way of life, including stores in fashion, food and drink and health and beauty. Experience an adventure thrill at Infinity, relax at Endota Spa or devour a chocolate indulgence at Max Brenner.
3240 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise. 5592 5188. chevronrenaissanceshoppingcentre.com.au
n HARBOUR TOWN. Australia’s largest outlet shopping centre is your one-stop shop for all your shopping needs. With over 220 stores comprising brand direct outlets and speciality stores with all the latest fashion, homewares and accessories, you will be spoilt for choice. International labels such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Nike and Hugo Boss as well as iconic Australian brands like Oroton and UGG Australia, ensures Harbour Town has something for everyone. Visit the Tourism Lounge to collect a free Tourism Club Card for additional shopping discounts in many stores, as well as complimentary services and facilities.
147–189 Brisbane Road, Biggera Waters. 5529 1734. harbourtowngoldcoast.com.au
n MARINA MIRAGE. With beautiful waterfront views overlooking Broadwater, Marina Mirage is the place to shop for everyone. With fashion labels like Tommy Bahama and GANT, designer jewellers like Calleija Jewellers and Mariora, and award-winning restaurants, there’s never a dull moment. What’s more celebrities such as Paris Hilton and Beyonce have been seen shopping at Marina Mirage, so if you’re up for a bit of star spotting, this is the place to be!
74 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach. 5555 6400. marinamirage.com.au
n OASIS SHOPPING CENTRE. Located only a short stroll from the beach, this shopping experience will fit right into your jam-packed day exploring the Gold Coast and provide that perfect amount of relaxation and retail therapy. From cafés and restaurants to fashion, accessories and homewares, whatever you feel like browsing, Oasis Shopping Centre has you covered.
75 Surf Parade, Broadbeach. 5592 3900. oasisshoppingcentre.com
n PACIFIC FAIR. Conveniently located on the Gold Coast Highway within the Gold Coast retail and accommodation precinct, this iconic shopping centre boasts four levels of fashion, electronics and much more. Home to the Gold Coast’s largest Myer department store, as well as hundreds of speciality stores including Rolex, UNIQLO, Country Road, Secrets, Hype DC, Kookai and Nike, you will find exactly what you are looking for at Pacific Fair. Enjoy exclusive offers and discounts with your VIP Visitor’s Pass. Simply visit the Customer Service Centre and present your photo ID/ Passport to collect your copy, giving you access to special offers from your favourite stores at Pacific Fair.
Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach. 5581 5100. pacificfair.com.au n ROBINA TOWN CENTRE. Robina Town Centre is a fantastic shopping, dining and leisure destination for both locals and visitors alike. Home to the area’s only David Jones department store as well as Myer, Queensland’s first Zara, Australia’s largest Big W, Event Cinemas, an entertainment complex and over 350 speciality stores, you’ll find everything you need and more for the perfect day out.
Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina. 5575 0481. robinatowncentre.com.au
n THE STRAND COOLANGATTA. This shopping centre has it all, right alongside Coolangatta Beach. With a dynamic mix of fashion, surfwear, supermarkets, gifts and homewares, you’re sure to find something special at The Strand. With brands like Lorna Jane, Sunburn Swimwear, Boardriders and more, it’s the perfect pitstop on your way to the beach. There’s also Timezone, Birch Carroll and Coyle cinemas, plenty of dining options plus Woolworths and Aldi under one roof.
72–80 Marine Parade, Coolangatta. 5506 5300. strandcoolangatta.com.au
PRECINCTS MARINE VILLAGE, SANCTUARY COVE.
Nestled within the heart of Australia’s leading resort-style master planned community, Sanctuary Cove, Marine Village sits on the edge of a tranquil harbour and provides the perfect home away from home. You will find fashion boutiques, art galleries, a chocolate shop and even a Village Theatre for those wishing to sit back and relax. Cafés, restaurants and bars as well as beauty salons, a post office and pharmacy, all contribute to the area’s comfortable convenience.
Masthead Way, Queensland. 5577 6500. sanctuary cove. com/ marine-village
n ORACLE BOULEVARD. Oracle Boulevard is Broadbeach’s epicentre of true luxury and sophistication. Featuring a thriving restaurant and retail scene Oracle Boulevard provides a diverse mix of brands and services, including Bavarian Bier Café, Social Eating House, Mecca Bah, Max Brenner Chocolate Bar, Witchery, Sunburn, Endota Spa and many more.
Oracle Boulevard, Broadbeach. 5538 6131. theoracleboulevard.com.au
n 8TH AVENUE WATCH CO. 8th Avenue Watch Co. offers a unique and relaxed Swiss watch retail experience. Their exclusive portfolio of watches includes Corum, Graham, Bell & ross, Eterna, Edox, Alpina, Dreyfuss & Co, Victorinox Swiss Army, Rotary, Luminox, Claude Bernard and Wenger, brands synonymous with style, functionality and accessible luxury. 8th Avenue Watch Co. sales consultants are highly skilled and pride themselves on the highest level of customer service to watch lovers, showcasing the finest range of Swiss timepieces spanning a wide range of price points.
Shop 2706A, 2–30 Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach. 5575 4883. 8th avenue watch co. com. au
n MARIORA. Unique and intricate styling of opals, often enhanced by top quality diamonds, allows Mariora Collection to take its place at the highest international level. Mariora Jewellery specialises in solid and natural Australian opals, with each creation delicately engraved with the Mariora signature to symbolise quality and exclusivity.
Marina Mirage, 74 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach. 5532 2288. mariora.com.au n ROLEX. The Rolex Cellini Dual Time features a 39mm, 18ct Everose gold, double bezel, domed and fluted, silver guilloche dial, second time zone at 6 o’clock with day/night indicator; brown alligator leather strap with 18ct Everose gold buckle. Visit the new boutique in Pacific Fair that introduces the brand’s latest interior design concepts and offers an elegant setting to showcase the sophistication of the watches.
Shop 1565B, Ground Floor, Luxury Precinct, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach. 5575 5858. rolex.com
n SECRETS. Whether it is a piece to celebrate a special occasion, milestone or a self-indulgent treat, Secrets puts fine jewellery within reach of all women through an array of exquisite designs. They have timeless designs for every occasion and each individual piece has been crafted in the hands of fine jewellers and set with Secrets’ signature diamond simulants.
Shop 317, Level 1, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach. 5554 5822. secrets-shhh. com
n TAG HEUER. TAG Heuer has opened its first Gold Coast boutique in the redeveloped Pacific Fair luxury precinct. An extension of the brand’s new retail design concept first unveiled in Sydney this year, the boutique showcases a dynamic look and feel for the iconic luxury brand. Step in-store to discover the universe of TAG Heuer and shop the Swiss avant-garde watchmaker’s complete collection.
Ground Floor, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach. 5595 7100. tagheuer.com.au
n MIAMI MARKETTA. Miami Marketta is a unique addition to the Gold Coast’s thriving night scene. With a mix of street food stalls, retail market stalls and live music, it’s a popular venue on Friday and Saturday nights. There’s a Tapas Club every Wednesday night. Don’t miss the unique handmade goods, or if you are after a sweet treat you can’t go past the giant lamingtons.
Wed 5pm–9pm, Fri 5pm–10pm and Sat 4pm–10pm. 23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami. miamimarketta.com
SURFERS PARADISE BEACHFRONT
MARKETS. Three nights a week bargain hunters and treasure seekers can be found along this coastal stretch of more than 120 stalls. You will find fashion, jewellery, accessories, artwork, photography, home wares and much more. Whether you’re after a one-of-a-kind piece or a nifty gift, these markets will deliver.
3pm–8pm, Wed, Fri and Sun. The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise. 5584 3700. surfers paradise. com/ things-to-do/ beachfront-markets
n THE VILLAGE MARKETS. The Village Markets (TVM) showcase a carefully chosen lineup of stalls, live local music, delicious food from around the world and the perfect vibe for your lazy Sunday. Primarily fashion and lifestyle stalls, TVM gives you the chance to find spectacular one off pieces from local emerging designers, creative and collectors. It also creates a favourite hangout for residents and visitors alike.
8.30am–1pm, every first and third Sunday. 1750 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads. thevillagemarketsgc.com.au
FORTUNE ABALONE AUSTRALIA. With over 20 years experience in selecting wildcatch abalone, sea cucumber and pearl meat from Australia’s southern coastline, Fortune Abalone Australia processes and sells these unique products. All products are harvested from the ocean floor and retain their wild tastes. 3224 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise. 5570 6683.