Shopping & Markets
There are quite a few shopping districts to visit in Port Douglas for your retail needs. There are shopping centres with retail chains and boutique shopping strips which will help you find the perfect outfit for a night out on the town or a day at the beach. There’s a host of souvenir shops and art galleries so you can take home the perfect gift to match your perfect holiday.
You'll also find more generic shops like supermarkets and chemists so don't fear if you've forgotten to pack your sunscreen or need to pick up a few snacks.
Each Sunday morning the Port Douglas Arts & Crafts markets are on. You can pick up artwork, jewellery, local souvenirs, fashions as well as great food. You’ll also be pleasantly entertained by the colourful street performers and buskers.
Port Douglas Shopping Precincts
Macrossan St Precinct
Macrossan St, Port Douglas Qld 4877
Macrossan Street is Port Douglas' premier shopping precinct located in the heart of the Port Douglas village. Feel free to wander about this gorgeous tree lined street which is closed off from traffic which helps to add to the laidback vibe of the town.
The clothing boutiques sell a range of styles from local, Australian and International designers, great surfwear and swimwear, casual and cool street clothes. It's the perfect place to go for a new bikini and sundress.
The area is also rich in art galleries which sell local artist's work as well as Indigenous art and crafts. A piece of art is a great souvenir to take home from your Port Douglas holiday.
At the end of your shopping experience watch the passing parade of shoppers from one of the cafes or restaurants. You can also cool off with a cocktail or a refreshing beer at one of the bars or pubs.
Meridien Marina Mirage
Wharf St, Port Douglas Qld 4877
The Meridien Marinas Port Douglas is a wonderful shopping and dining complex within the marina. Eat at one of the world-class restaurants or shop at one of the fantastic boutiques whilst enjoying beautiful scenery and the fresh, sea air. Whether your just in Port Douglas or staying at the marina it is a one stop shop for all your needs.
There's clothing boutiques so you can pick up a new outfit, hair salons and beauty spas so you can pamper yourself, a jewellery store to spoil yourself and souvenir shops so you can pick up a reminder of your visit. There's also a number of tour and tourist information services to help you plan your time in Port Douglas.
11-17 Macrossan St, Port Douglas Qld 4877
Port Village Shopping complex is located on Macrossan Street in the centre of town. It combines fantastic shopping with beautiful, tropical surrounds for a truly Port Douglas experience. Stop and chill out at one of the cafes, restaurants or juice bars.
There is a huge variety of shops in the complex, a number of which are clothing stores that sell clothes perfect for the hot Port Douglas weather. There's a number of shops to help keep your life in check including a medical centre, pharmacy and newsagency. There's also a supermarket and cellar that will help stock your hotel room or apartment with all kinds of goodies.
Cnr Macrossan & Davidson St, Port Douglaas Qld 4877
Portico Shopping Centre is located in the premier shopping precinct of Port Douglas at a corner of Macrossan Street. The shopping centre has been set in lush tropical gardens with wide verandahs so visitors can soak up the sun and breezes. There's a range of specialty shops so you can stock up on swimmers, surfwear and new designer Australian fashions for your holiday.
The Australian Outback Club is a favourite and has an extensive range of Australiana products and Port Douglas souvenirs. At the centre you'll also find a number of convenience stores like Foodworks and Brumby's Bakery. You can also sit back and unwind at one of the restaurants or cafes or grab an icecream from the gelati bar.
Anzac Park, Macrossan St, Port Douglas Qld 4877
8am - 1.30pm
Phone: 07 4099 9444
Each Sunday, Market Park and ANZAC Park host the Port Douglas Markets from 8am till around 1pm.
The market space sits on the waterfront with a view of the sparkling Coral Sea and the mountain ranges in the background. The markets were established 20 years ago and have continued to grow and support an eclectic mix of locally made goods.
The Port Douglas Markets are a 'Cotters Market' which means that the goods for sale must be sold by the maker or their family. People from Far North Queensland migrate every Sunday to sell their wares like arts and crafts, jewellery, glassware and interesting Australian goods and souvenirs.
Pick up some wonderful fresh fruit and veg from the area and homemade food. You could make your own little picnic and be entertained by the street theatre performers and the colourful artists.