Gourmet Shopping, Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia
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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.

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Lorne Beach Books

Lorne Beach Books

Lorne

Lorne Beach Books has become an institution on the Surf Coast since opening in 1999. The owners have amassed 33 years of bookshop ownership first in...

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Beachouse Gifts

Lorne

Beachouse Gifts has a wide range of gifts and homewares to choose from, they can cater for all your home and holiday requirements and much more. No...

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Barwon Heads Wine Store

Barwon Heads Wine Store

Barwon Heads

Barwon Heads Wine Store is an independent wine merchant, offering a vast selection of product and bringing the finest wines, spirits and beer to the...

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Lorne Girl

Lorne Girl

Lorne

The Lorne Girl stores represent designers include All About Eve, Just Add Sugar, Bonds and the fabulous Living Doll. Check out the Lorne Bay menswear...

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Sea Echo

Sea Echo

Aireys Inlet

Sea Echo is based on the south west coast of Victoria, Australia. Established by Tim Day in 1979 as a landscaping business, Sea Echo has evolved to...

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Duetto Clothing

Duetto Clothing

Lorne

At the Melbourne end of Mountjoy Parade is the fabulous women's clothing shop, Duetto. A favourite among locals and holiday makers alike, Duetto...

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Calma Candles

Lavers Hill

Calma Candles are pure essential oil candles, that are hand poured and created on site. The Calma Candles are sold directly to the public from their...

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Eclectic Designs Glass Blowing Studio

Port Fairy

Living in Port Fairy, Eclectic Designs Glass Blowing Studio are always aware of the colour combinations of water and sand and how rapidly they change...

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Market Square Shopping Centre

Market Square Shopping Centre

Geelong

Market Square Shopping Centre is Geelong's original shopping centre offering over 70 fashion, health and beauty, food, services, electronics and...

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Down Under Ugg Boots

Down Under Ugg Boots

Killarney

Down Under Ugg Boots is the oldest ugg boot shop in the world and has an extensive range of UGG Boots available. Down under Ugg boots are your...

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Strapper Surf

Strapper Surf

Torquay

Strapper Surf Shop is based out of Torquay on the Surf coast in Victoria, Australia with Bells Beach and Winkipop surf breaks just down the road. Its...

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Lili Fine Jewellery

Lili Fine Jewellery

Torquay

Lili Fine Jewellery is a small family owned business specialising in quality handmade custom designed pieces from diamond engagement rings, remakes,...

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Precious Creatures Store

Precious Creatures

Lorne

Precious Creatures, a children's clothing and toy store, opened its doors in 2005. In the years that followed the store expanded to include a full...

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Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre

Waurn Ponds

Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre is conveniently located between Geelong and the Surf Coast and is home to over 100 stores, located all on one level...

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Pombo Mart

Pombo Mart

Pomborneit North

Antique, Gift Centre and Cafe located in the iconic, historic sheds on the Princes Highway between Camperdown and Colac have been renovated to...

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Torquay

Torquay Books

Torquay

Torquay Books, in just six years, has become the destination bookshop on the Surf Coast. Owned and managed by Rosemary Featherston, the bookshop...

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Surf-n-Fish

Surf-n-Fish

Apollo Bay

Whether you choose to go surfing, fishing, boating or scuba diving Surf-n-Fish is there to provide what you would need for that memorable holiday....

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Timboon Toybox

Timboon Toybox

Timboon

Welcome to Timboon Toybox, beautiful toys for imaginative minds. There is nothing better than hearing the wow as children step into the store and are...

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Easterly Unique Furniture and Homewares

Torquay

Easterly has an amazing store with unique furniture and homewares from around the world. Situated outside Torquay, the store is a must see for...

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Westfield Geelong

Westfield Geelong

Geelong

Located in the heart of Geelong, Westfield Geelong offers a great shopping experience for the whole family. Your favourite department stores...

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