Welcome to the Gold Coast, where retail therapy meets coastal chic! Whether you're on the hunt for the latest fashion trends, unique souvenirs, or designer labels, the Gold Coast boasts an array of shopping destinations to satisfy every shopaholic's cravings.

Get ready to embark on a shopping spree like no other as we explore the top shopping centres that define the Gold Coast's vibrant retail scene.

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Venue Name


Distance from Dorsett Gold Coast

The Oasis Shopping Centre

75 Surf Pde, Broadbeach

3-minute drive or 7-minute walk

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

2/32 Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach Waters

8-minute drive, 22-minute walk,or 23-minute bus

James Street Shops in Burleigh

James Street, Burleigh Heads

18-minute drive or 31-minute bus and walk

Robina Town Centre

Robina Town Centre Dr, Robina

19-minute drive or 37-minute bus and walk

Harbour Town Premium Outlets

147-189 Brisbane Rd, Biggera Waters

25-minute drive

Cornerstone Stores

570 Gold Coast Hwy, Tugun

35-minute drive

The Oasis Shopping Centre in Broadbeach

75 Surf Pde, Broadbeach

Kickstart your GC shopping vacay with a visit to The Oasis Shopping Centre, which offers a seamless blend of fashion, dining, entertainment, and convenience in the heart of Broadbeach. With a diverse range of stores and eateries, The Oasis is the perfect destination for a leisurely day out.

  • Discover unique fashion finds at boutique stores or grab a quick bite at one of the cafés or restaurants.

  • Relax in the lush outdoor spaces or enjoy live entertainment at The Stage.

  • Treat yourself to a pampering session at one of the beauty salons or health and wellness centres.

Elevate your shopping escapade to an artful affair at The Oasis, where every moment is infused with style, vibrancy, and sheer delight.

  • Transportation: Conveniently located within walking distance from Dorsett Gold Coast. Free undercover parking is also available for 3 hours.

  • Opening Hours:

    • Monday–Wednesday & Friday–Saturday: 9am–5:30pm

    • Thursday: 9am–7pm

    • Sunday: 10:30am–4pm

Pacific Fair: The Ultimate Retail Oasis

2/32 Hooker Blvd, Broadbeach Waters

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre outdoor area

If you’re looking for a quintessential shopping spree experience, Pacific Fair takes the cake – not only in Broadbeach or the wider Gold Coast, but in the entire state!

The Pacific Fair shopping centre on the Gold Coast stands as the ultimate Queensland shopping destination, offering a sprawling oasis of luxury brands, boutique stores, and scrumptious eateries.

With over 400 stores, including international fashion labels and flagship stores, Pac Fair (dubbed ‘Pac Fair’ by the locals) promises a dazzling shopping experience like no other!

  • Indulge in high-end fashion at stores like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Prada.

  • Refuel with a gourmet meal at one of Pacific Fair's many cafes and restaurants.

  • Catch a movie at the Event Cinemas, now featuring an awe-inspiring 4DX cinema for a seriously impacting movie experience.

  • Pamper yourself with a spa treatment at one of the indulgent beauty salons throughout the centre.

  • Soak in the vitamin D and let the little ones play in the sunkissed outdoor water feature oasis.

You’ll also be treated to plenty of fabulous events happening year-round at Pacific Fair, from special occasions centred around major holidays to new store openings and exciting pop-ups.

  • Transportation: Easily accessible by car or bus from Dorsett Gold Coast, or soak in the sun and walk there in just over 20 minutes!

  • Opening Hours:

    • Monday–Wednesday & Friday–Saturday: 9am–5:30pm

    • Thursday: 9am–9pm

    • Sunday: 9am–5pm

James Street Shops in Burleigh

James Street, Burleigh Heads

Get your dose of chic boutique shopping at the beachside James Street precinct in Burleigh Heads, where you'll find some of the most gorgeous local and international brands on the GC.

Splurge at designer clothing stores like KIVARI, Rhythm, Emte, and The Freedom State before refuelling at incredible eateries like Jimmy Wahs, Freddy's, Maman, and Justin Lane.

Under a 20-minute drive from Dorsett Gold Coast and just a few streets back from Burleigh Beach, James Street is the perfect blend of retail therapy and sun-kissed Gold Coast vibes.

  • Transportation: Hop on a bus from Broadbeach South bus stop just past Hooker Blvd, or get there via car in less than 20 minutes from Dorsett Gold Coast.

  • Opening Hours: Various opening and closing hours. Check individual stores for details.

Robina Town Centre: Shop, Dine, and Play

Robina Town Centre Dr, Robina

The Kitchens eatery at Robina Town Centre

Credit: Robina Group

Heading a little further afield during your Gold Coast getaway? Robina Town Centre offers a holistic shopping experience, combining retail therapy with dining and entertainment options to suit the whole family.

Even though it’s a little further away from Dorsett Gold Coast and the delights of Broadbeach, we promise that a trip to this big shopping centre on the Gold Coast will be worth it. A sprawling oasis with sleek, modern decor and a refreshing touch of greenery, this 400-store centre boasts some of the best shopping in the region.

  • Explore the Fashion Mall for the latest trends or indulge in gourmet delights at The Kitchens.

  • Treat yourself to a pampering session at one of the beauty salons or catch a movie at the Event Cinemas.

  • Enjoy alfresco dining options at The Promenade or relax in the tranquil surroundings of The Resort.

Lose yourself in the magic of retail therapy and glitzy boutiques at Robina Town Centre, a sparkling gem on the GC shopping strip.

  • Transportation: Just under a 20-minute drive from Dorsett Gold Coast, shoppers can enjoy free all-day parking at Robina Town Centre!

  • Opening Hours:

    • Monday–Wednesday & Friday–Saturday: 9am–5:30pm

    • Thursday: 9am–9pm

    • Sunday: 10am–4pm

Harbour Town Premium Outlets

147-189 Brisbane Rd, Biggera Waters

Hungry for a hot bargain? Harbour Town Premium Outlets offers unbeatable deals on leading brands, making it a paradise for savvy shoppers. As the only outlet shopping venue on the Gold Coast, it’s no wonder this is a popular destination all year-round.

With over 240 stores, including outlet versions of top designers, Harbour Town is the go-to place for fashion-forward individuals seeking luxury finds at incredible outlet prices.

  • Enjoy discounts of up to 70% off retail prices at outlet stores like Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Nike.

  • Grab a quick bite at the food court or unwind at one of the on-site cafés.

  • Explore the entertainment precinct, featuring an arcade and outdoor playground for little ones.

  • Transportation: A 25-minute drive from Dorsett Gold Coast, but absolutely worth it for the amazing discounts! Shoppers can also enjoy plenty of on-site parking available.

  • Opening Hours:

    • Monday–Wednesday & Friday–Saturday:9am–5:30pm

    • Thursday: 9am–7pm

    • Sunday: 10am–5pm

Cornerstone Stores

570 Gold Coast Hwy, Tugun

A dog sitting outside a brickwork retail precinct

Credit: Cornerstone Stores

Keen to explore a little further during your GC getaway? Cornerstone Stores provides a unique shopping experience that brings local creatives to the forefront.

This quaint yet vibrant retail hub was developed in 2014 by a group of local families after they purchased land opposite the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Their goal? To showcase eclectic artisans and talented designers while attracting GC visitors from far and wide.

The result is a vibrant shopping precinct brimming with character, charm, and community. Some of our favourite stores at Cornerstone include:

  • Kind Curations: Minimalist contemporary gifts, homewares, and clothing pieces.

  • Prae Store: Luxe activewear, health & wellness products, and eco-friendly clothing.

  • Little Loves Studio: Bespoke children’s wear and accessories, with brands like Seed and Sprout, Millk, Such Great Heights, and more.

  • Sable Coffee + Kitchen: Specialty coffee and big, delicious salads and sandwiches in an open-plan eatery space.

  • Transportation: You’ll be there in approximately 35 minutes driving from Dorsett Gold Coast. It’s a little further out, but we promise it’s well worth the trip!

  • Opening Hours: 6:30 am – 4 pm, 7 days a week.

Book Your Shopping Spree Vacay With Dorsett Gold Coast

Broadbeach cityscape view from a Dorsett Gold Coast balcony

After indulging in the Gold Coast's finest shopping experiences, why not elevate your stay with us at Dorsett Gold Coast? Unwind in style after a day of retail therapy and make the most of your shopping getaway by booking a stay with us.

Enjoy plush accommodations, breathtaking views, and indulgent amenities, all just moments away from the city's top shopping destinations. Refuel (or fuel up) with an evening cocktail or morning coffee at Jin Café & Bar, the perfect way to complement the day’s adventures.

Book now and make your Gold Coast shopping adventure truly unforgettable!

Further reading: Looking for more reasons to stay? Check out our guide on 10 reasons to plan a staycation at the stunning Gold Coast!