The Gold Coast is a haven for retail enthusiasts with a vast array of shopping options, in a variety of locations throughout the region.
Here are some great places to shop ‘til you drop:
Harbour Town, Biggera Waters
Harbour Town is Australia's largest outlet shopping centre with brand direct outlet and clearance stores offering up to 70 per cent off the original retail price on outlet stock, as well as specialty retailers, alfresco dining, entertainment and services.
The discounted shopping destination commenced a $20 million expansion in late-2015 to increase the Centre's footprint by 3,500m2 with 27 new outlet fashion brands and a reconfiguration of existing stores bringing the total to over 240 stores.
Visitors to the Gold Coast can catch the free Outlet Shopping Shuttle to Harbour Town from Broadbeach or Surfers Paradise and receive free services and facilities at the Tourism Lounge, a free discount card, and access to a wide-range of big-name international brands such as Coach, Ralph Lauren, Victoria's Secret, Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein, Nike, and iconic Australian labels UGG, Oroton and more!
Marina Mirage, Main Beach
Famous as one of Australia’s finest waterfront shopping venues, Marina Mirage boasts more than 90 designer boutiques.
This uniquely conceived open air precinct has many of the world's top fashion labels, as well as a number of specialty stores, homewares and gifts, luxurious day spas, and beauty salons.
Pacific Fair, Broadbeach
Situated in the middle of Broadbeach, Pacific Fair currently boasts more than 250 specialty stores, two supermarkets, and a fresh food market, Big W and Target, David Jones and the Gold Coast's largest Myer.
Upon completion of the $670 million redevelopment in mid-2016, Pacific Fair will be one of Australia's top five shopping centres, with more than 400 specialty stores including with luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Chanel, Givenchy, Christian Louboutin and Tiffany & Co.
Robina Town Centre
Enjoy over 350 shops and restaurants at the most vibrant Gold Coast destination, Robina Town Centre.
Just 15 minutes from Surfers Paradise and home to David Jones, Myer, Apple, Nespresso, Camilla, Sass & Bide, Carla Zampatti, Sheike, Seed and Queensland's first Zara.
Visiting them is made easy with their free Shuttle Bus service available Monday to Friday from Surfers Paradise.
Chevron Renaissance Shopping Centre, Surfers Paradise
Chevron Renaissance is a vibrant precinct with a host of exciting fashion boutiques, cafes, street food and bars opening their doors alongside Betty's Burgers and Max Brenner.
The newly created laneway, 'Chevron Lane', brings the heart and soul of Melbourne's famed laneways to Chevron Renaissance with mouth-watering street food, cafes, bars and tea houses.
Catch the G:Link Tram right to their front door or enjoy 2 hours free parking below the precinct.
The Strand, Coolangatta
The Strand at Coolangatta is the heart of beachside dining, shopping and entertainment in a world famous waterfront location on the Southern Gold Coast.
With all new dining options, more entertainment, and all the season's essentials, they have got everything you need to keep the good times rolling.
Paradise Centre, Surfers Paradise
The Paradise Centre, the largest Shopping Centre in Surfers Paradise, is located on the corner of Surfers Paradise Boulevard and Cavill Mall, and boasts a 100 metre frontage opposite the world famous Surfers Paradise Beach.
There are over 100 specialty shops complemented by an alfresco dining precinct and an exciting entertainment precinct including the largest Timezone in the Southern Hemisphere.
Australia Fair Shopping Centre, Southport
Enjoy shopping alongside the beautiful Broadwater in the comfort of Australia Fair’s fully air-conditioned centre with over 210 specialty stores and supermarkets.
Shop the latest trends and enjoy great dining within the Broadwater Food Court and the mix of restaurants.
Oasis Shopping Centre, Broadbeach
Located in cosmopolitan Broadbeach, the Oasis Shopping Centre features award winning restaurants and cafes, 100 specialty stores and services, direct access to beaches and the Sofitel Hotel.
The Oasis Monorail connects to Jupiter’s Hotel and Casino which provides easy access to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Tweed City Shopping Centre, South Tweed
Located close to Coolangatta, Tweed City is the shopping centre of choice for visitors to the Tweed and Southern Gold Coast region.
There are over 40 fashion and accessories stores, homewares and gifts stores, services, as well as Kmart, Big W, Best and Less, JB Hi-Fi and Hoyts cinemas.
If shopping centres aren’t your thing, check out a range of the best Gold Coast markets, here.