There’s shopping, and then there’s Perth shopping. With the city’s emergence as a fledgling cultural hub, its shopping districts have flourished as local designers, boutiques and outlets creating uniquely Perth fashion have begun to open their doors all over the city.
The array of shopping precincts, large shopping centres and characterful markets peppered throughout the city is so wide that even the most seasoned bargain hunters might need a little help knowing where to start. Not to worry! This overview of where and what to buy in Perth will guide the way.
If you love maintaining a healthy diet, finding a bargain, supporting local businesses or all of the above, the many Perth markets will make life easy. From farmers’ markets selling fresh, locally grown produce to street markets offering handmade bric-a-brac by area artists, there’s something for everyone. Best of all, no matter where you’re staying, there’ll be one near you.
Perth Shopping Centres
Perth shopping centres range from simple malls to full-scale outlet shopping like Watertown and Westfield Innaloo, which means that anything you need during your stay – from groceries to extra clothes – is always close at hand. Visiting in summer? Partake in the grand tradition of visiting shopping centres purely for the free air-conditioning.
Perth Shopping Precincts
Some of the best Perth shopping precincts are part of larger shopping centres like Garden City in Booragoon. However, for those staying in the city, London Court, Watertown and the Belmont Forum are still going to be your best bets. Make sure you check your hotel for a Perth shopping guide that will show you exactly where they are.