Gold Coast shopping is almost as popular as the beaches or the theme parks and it's easy to see why it's become such a buyer's paradise. Offering everything from main streets lined with shops and boutiques to multi-level shopping centres featuring hundreds of retailers, the Gold Coast is certainly a favourite shopping destination. With so much to choose from located all over the Gold Coast, we've compiled a list of the top 5 Gold Coast shopping destinations to help you decide.
Pacific Fair: The most iconic shopping centre on the Gold Coast, Pacific Fair is located in Broadbeach and is just a short stroll from Jupiter's Casino. Offering a unique outdoor/indoor shopping experience you'll enjoy more than 130 fashion stores from designer brands to discount outlets, dining options and cinemas.
Robina Town Centre: A more recently established shopping destination, Robina Town Centre is home to the only David Jones on the Gold Coast as well as more than 350 stores ranging from luxury brands to department stores and supermarkets as well as 14 dining options and the first digital cinema in Australia.
Surfers Paradise: With a reputation for high-end atmosphere, the huge range of stores located in this shopping precinct will have you reaching for your credit card. Exclusive brands such as Louis Vuitton, Prada and Gucci sit side by side with surf outlets like Quiksilver and Billabong with a few specialty stores and dining options for good measure.
Marina Mirage: A stunning waterfront shopping arcade, the precinct looks out onto the Gold Coast broad water and elite hotels such as the Palazzo Versace. The Marina Mirage features art galleries, trendy cafes and restaurants as well as 70 boutiques offering designer brands such as Calvin Klein, Tommy Bahamas, Hermes and more.
Harbour Town: A smorgasbord of buying options await you at this indoor/outdoor shopping experience that offers high end brands at low end prices thanks to over 120 outlets. Stylish boutiques trade signature brands such as Nike, Oroton, DKNY, Tommy Hilfiger, Versace and Valentino as well as home wears, a huge range of dining options and a cinema.