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.

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SHOP­PING CENTRES

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 Event Cine­mas 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. A trip to the Gold Coast isn’t com­plete with­out a visit to Queens­land’s premium shop­ping des­ti­na­tion, Pacific Fair. Pacific Fair’s in­no­va­tive de­sign ex­hibits a re­sort-like am­bi­ence, pro­vid­ing a re­laxed oa­sis and of­fer­ing an ex­cep­tional re­tail and leisure ex­pe­ri­ence for vis­i­tors to the Gold Coast. With around 400 stores, vis­i­tors can ac­cess the world’s most pres­ti­gious and recog­nised brands at Pacific Fair, as well as first-class din­ing and en­ter­tain­ment ex­pe­ri­ences and a range of premium, lux­ury ser­vices cater­ing to all guest re­quire­ments. Pacific Fair’s Vis­i­tor Lounge in­cludes ameni­ties, luggage stor­age lock­ers, coach set-down, free wifi, a quiet room and a Vis­i­tor Priv­i­leges Pass with ex­clu­sive re­tail of­fers. There is also a free shop­ping shut­tle bus which runs from Surfers Par­adise to Nobby Beach.

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. sanc­tu­arycove.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

JEW­ELLERY

n CALLEIJA. An ex­cep­tion­ally rare jew­ellery ex­pe­ri­ence awaits you in the heart of the Gold Coast at the lux­u­ri­ous Ma­rina Mi­rage where world-renowned jew­eller, Calleija show­cases an ex­cep­tional col­lec­tion of rare Aus­tralian Ar­gyle Pink, bril­liant white and strik­ing yel­low di­a­monds and, of course, the brand’s sig­na­ture di­a­mond, the Glacier®. Ded­i­cated to cre­at­ing per­son­alised be­spoke mas­ter­pieces of the high­est qual­ity, Calleija en­cour­ages one’s per­sonal style to be ex­pressed through the ex­quis­ite won­ders of each jewel. Re­mem­ber: di­a­monds are for­ever, not just for Christ­mas.

Up­per Level, Ma­rina Mi­rage, Sea­world Drive, Main Beach. 5528 3666. calleija.com

n 8TH AV­ENUE WATCH CO. Lo­cated on Level 1 of Pacific Fair Shop­ping Cen­tre (op­po­site H&M, in the Re­sort Re­tail Precinct), 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.

Level 1, Pacific Fair Shop­ping Cen­tre, Hooker Boule­vard, Broad­beach. 5575 4883. 8thav­enue­watchco.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. A new watch, the Cellini Moon­phase, with an ex­clu­sive dis­play of the phases of the moon, joins the Cellini col­lec­tion. In a 39mm case in 18ct Everose gold, this new model is driven by a self­wind­ing me­chan­i­cal move­ment en­tirely man­u­fac­tured by Rolex with a patented com­pli­ca­tion to dis­play the moon­phases. The Cellini Moon­phase is fit­ted on a brown al­li­ga­tor leather strap with a fold­ing Crown­clasp in 18ct Everose gold, a first for a Cellini model.

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. Un­veiled in 2015, the TAG Heuer Car­rera Cal­i­bre Heuer 01 is the Swiss watch­maker’s sig­na­ture Chrono­graph. With a 45m steel mod­u­lar case and a con­tem­po­rary sports de­sign, this dy­namic time­piece fea­tures TAG Heuer’s in-house Cal­iber Heuer 01 move­ment. Avail­able from TAG Heuer bou­tiques and on­line.

Ground Floor, Pacific Fair Shop­ping Cen­tre, Hooker Boule­vard, Broad­beach. 5595 7100. tagheuer.com.au

MAR­KETS

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–11pm and Sat 4pm–11pm. 23 Hill­crest Pa­rade, Mi­ami. mi­ami­mar­ketta.com

n SURFERS PAR­ADISE BEACH­FRONT MAR­KETS.

Three nights a week bar­gain hunters and trea­sure seek­ers can be found along this coastal stretch of more than 100 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.

4pm–9pm, Wed, Fri and Sun. The Es­planade, Surfers Par­adise. 5584 3700. surferspar­adise.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.co

Pacific Fair. Photo: Des­ti­na­tion Gold Coast.

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