Best Places to Shop During Your Cairns Holiday

Cairns Central
With over 180 stores to browse at the Cairns Central, this shopping centre comes up top as the largest in Far North Queensland. Both locals and tourists frequent the Cairns Central Shopping Centre, where you’ll find Myer, one of the Australia’s biggest department store chains, as well as a Target, Coles supermarket, and a Birch Carroll and Coyle cinema. This large shopping centre is open daily from Monday to Sunday, and also boasts a great selection of eateries from fast food to cafes and international restaurants.

Direct Factory Outlets (DFO) is a popular shopping spot for fashionistas, boasting over 100 national and international brands that are discounted to easily affordable prices, being either end of season items, samples, or returns. Brands include Polo, Guess, Quicksilver, Tony Bianco, Oroton, Pepe Jeans, and more. It’s the ideal place to spice up your wardrobe, and you can be sure to leave with a few surprising bargains. The DFO food court is the place to go after working up an appetite, providing big names such as Subway, Hungry Jackets, Donut King, The Good Wok, and more amongst various coffee shops.

DFS Galleria
For high-end shoppers coming from abroad, DFS Galleria offers two floors of boutiques selling fragrances, jewellery, accessories, leather goods, leading clothing brands, alcohol, and luxury gifts with huge duty-free discounts (if you’re a travelling international guest). It’s the ideal shopping destination to treat yourself or grab a gift for a loved one, and well worth walking around even if you’re not looking for anything.

The Pier
The Pier Shopping Centre sets itself apart from other shopping destinations in Cairns, offering a relaxed waterfront shopping and dining experience. It’s home to international famous labels, high-end jewellery, swimwear, and a number of other specialty shops to be enjoyed. The art gallery is well worth looking around, and its award-winning waterfront restaurants are a must. With its close location to the Cairns Esplanade, The Pier Shopping Centre is not hard to miss.

Stockland Cairns Shopping Centre
Home to over 125 specialty retailers as well as a Birch Carroll and Coyle cinema, Stockland proves itself as another great place to shop in Cairns. You’ll find a Target as well as Coles, and numerous stores selling everything from fashion and footwear to homewares and gifts.

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