Melbourne is known nationally and internationally as Australia's shopping capital. It has some of the biggest suburban shopping centres in the world.
Melbourne Shopping Tours
Experience what beautiful Melbourne has to offer on a small group guided walking tour to quaint shops, cozy cafes, and down wondrous lanes and arcades. A modern shopping tour for everyone, your three hour tour will reveal local designer fashion, hand made jewelry, contemporary gallery spaces and basement bookstores. Before concluding your lane and arcade parade through Melbourne, you'll be rewarded with lunch, a glass of wine and a goodie bag. More »
Shopping in Melbourne
Chastone Shopping Centre is home to more than 400 stores featuring both local and international designers. The shopping centre opened in 1960 and was the first freestanding regional shopping centre in Melbourne. It features award-winning architecture and features luxurious fixtures, sculptures and two impressive international food courts.
Country interstate and overseas visitors are offered up to 30 per cent discount from nearly 300 retailers. Chadstone is 12 minutes from Melbourne's Central Business District and is 25 minutes from Melbourne airport.
Melbourne's Central Shopping Centre is an inner city shopping precinct designed for shopping, eating and entertainment. It houses 300 stores within tis unique modern architectural space. For shoe shoppers who can't get out but want to buy online, make sure you use this great shoe size converter.
Southland Shopping Centre houses 486 stores including Big W Coles, David Jones, Franklins, K Mart, Myers, Safeway and Target Home. The shopping centre has 3 levels accessed by lift elevator.
Built on a rocky outcrop in Maribymong, Highpoint Shopping centre opened in 1975. It has four floors and 411 stores including a 4 level Meyers department store, and a 17 screen Hoyts cinema.
Melbourne airport has more than 50 duty free speciality stores to choose from. As an international passenger there are a large selection of duty free goods including apparel, music, Australian produce, confectionary, surf wear, books, jewellery and souvenirs.
Many brands at highly discounted prices can be found at one of the many factory outlet shops in Melbourne. Melbourne's Factory Outlets are a bargain hunter's paradise. One way for shoppers to avoid problems with parking, traffic, aching feet and heavy parcels is to join a shopping tour. They are arranged to combine sightseeing, and a nice lunch out with visiting some of Melbourne's best factories and warehouse outlets.