Gourmet Shopping, Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia
Show map

Shopping

Shop for the latest in surf gear and surf brand clothing at the home of Rip Curl and Quicksilver. Much of the shopping focus along the coast revolves around the beach and board culture and there's no better place to experience this than in Torquay. At Surf City Plaza on the Surfcoast Highway, the top surf brands dominate. Check out the latest from the likes of Rip Curl, Quiksilver, Strapper, Gash and Rojo. And around the corner you can bag yourself a bargain from the Baines Court surf seconds outlets. Rip Curl and Quiksilver in fact had their genesis in Torquay, growing from backyard cottage industries to worldwide corporations.

Surf label revolution
Doug Warbrick and Brian Singer began making surfboards in 1969. They came up with the name Rip Curl (rip the curl) and proceeded to expand their business from surfboards to wetsuits. Today Rip Curl has become Australia's largest surf goods maker with licensees in the USA, France, South Africa, Japan, Indonesia, Brazil, Argentina, Peru and Chile.

Quiksilver began in the late 60s with Alan Green and John Law chasing their dream 'to live and work in Torquay and go surfing'. They started a small operation making good quality boardshorts designed for surfing. Quiksilver now creates quality surf, snow and street wear throughout Europe, Brazil, UK, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, Turkey, Indonesia and Australia.

Village shopping
Many of the coastal villages, such as Queenscliff, Lorne, Apollo Bay and Port Fairy, offer an array of specialty souvenir shops, boutiques, and galleries. Take time out to browse some of the unique gifts on offer, discover the work of local crafts people or buy some fresh gourmet delights. Stock up on all your major essentials in Warrnambool which has many of the larger retailers as well as quaint arts and craft stores and bookshops.

Produce markets
Spend the morning at one of the many quality weekend markets in Geelong and on the Bellarine Peninsula including the Geelong Farmers Market offering the very best in local produce and the renowned Queenscliff Market with over 100 stalls selling high quality handcrafts and home baking. Apollo Bay also has a foreshore market every Saturday of the month plus you'll find many of the local growers selling their wares in streetside stalls or direct from the farm.

Showing 51 - 60 of 74 results

Torquay Central

Torquay Central

Torquay

Spanning in excess of 5,300 square metres and with 30 plus stores, Torquay Central is home to many of Australia's leading fashion brands including...

Read more | Show on map

Gaia goats grazing by the Wild Dog Creek

Goats of Gaia Soap

Apollo Bay

Goats of Gaia Soap is nestled in the Otway Rainforest, near Apollo Bay. Established as a dairy in 1900 Fernside Farm has gone back to its roots -...

Read more | Show on map

Beach

Lorne Beach Club

Lorne

Lorne Beach Club is proud to have built a customer base that enjoys quality, comfort and classic fashion. Lorne Beach Club is conscious of using...

Read more | Show on map

Moss Grotto

Moss Grotto Homewares

Barwon Heads

Moss Grotto store stocks a selection of beautiful artefacts, fashion accessories, body products and handmade pieces from the likes of South Africa,...

Read more | Show on map

ATDW_Landscape__BN62_cartel_grafitti.jpg

Coffee Cartel

Breakwater

Uniquely based in the heart of industrial Breakwater, Coffee Cartel is dedicated to providing Australians with the most rare and coolest specialty...

Read more | Show on map

Tigerfish Torquay

Tigerfish Torquay

Torquay

Tigerfish Torquay is what happens when a designer, who surfs, decides to open an art gallery. Tigerfish Torquay has an interesting little gallery and...

Read more | Show on map

Redox Jewellery Studio cabinets

Redox Jewellery Studio

Geelong

Redox Jewellery Studio is a contemporary jewellery and object gallery that features uniquely designed handcrafted pieces by talented Australian...

Read more | Show on map

Afloat

Swell Arts

Anglesea

Swell Arts is the online store for Surf coast jewellery designer and stone-carver Carolyn McKinnon. Inspired by nature and hand forged and carved in...

Read more | Show on map

The Basket Grove

The Basket Grove

Ocean Grove

The Basket Grove showcases a range of delicious products grown and made on Victoria's beautiful Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast. The Bellarine...

Read more | Show on map

Wolf Whistle

Wolf Whistle

Lorne

Wolf Whistle, established in 2009 by Sister's Dimitria and Koni Mammos, is one of the most unique fashion stores on the West coast. Wolf Whistle...

Read more | Show on map


Markets

Pamper yourself

Art & culture


Great Ocean Road