Satisfy your shopping urges in Canberra. With four distinct seasons you can find that beautiful winter coat and wear it. Take home some local art, craft, cool climate wine and gourmet produce. Many of the shops, galleries and boutiques only stock regional wares providing that special something for you and your loved ones.
Experience everything from luxury boutiques, malls and department stores to street markets and local designers. Browse though the precincts to plan your shopping outing.
Find interesting boutiques, street fashion, designer shoes and cosy cafes hidden away in the arcades in City Walk and Garema Place, and in the Canberra Centre.
Manuka and Kingston
The small 1920s shopping centres of Manuka and Kingston are just a five-minute walk from each other - ask a local for directions. Splurge on Australian and international designer labels, beautiful antiques, gourmet food, high quality homewares and exquisite jewellery among the cafe-lined streets.
Discover original Canberra designers, stylish Australian fashions, unusual handcrafted gifts and homewares, outdoor retailers, galleries, art supplies and a boutique book store uniquely situated amongst car yards, restaurants and hairdressing salons. Braddon is just a few minutes' walk from the city centre.
Discover big brands and bargains at Canberra’s outlet shopping mall Direct Factory Outlet (DFO) located in Fyshwick. It offers a vast range of homewares, sporting goods and fashion at considerably reduced prices. Costco at Majura Park can offer great savings based on their enormous buying power. You'll find everything from groceries, pre-packed meals, homewares, tyres, hearing aids, electronics and diamonds to clothing and cleaning supplies.
The multi award-winning Old Bus Depot Markets is open every Sunday and renowned for a mix of handcrafted jewellery, art, clothing, furniture and regional food and wine produce, while the Capital Regional Farmers Market every Saturday morning offers an array of fruit, vegetables, plants, flowers, seafood, meat and cheeses.
Find vintage treasures, second-hand books, jewellery, international foods and much more at the Gorman House Markets every Saturday. Discover regional craft and produce at the Hall Markets on the first Sunday of each month.