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Among the array of things to do in the Whitsundays, shopping is one of the highlights most favored by visitors. Throughout the luxurious resorts visitors can indulge in Whitsundays shopping for crafts and specialty souvenirs.
With the amazing climate of the islands, several shops specialize in Whitsundays wear. One of these specialty shops for great Whitsundays shopping is Climate Classics Shopping. You’ll find natural fiber clothing at great affordable prices. It’s not only comfortable but it’s stylish as well. You can find this chain of shops in Proserpine, Bowen and Airlie.
If you want to continue feeling relaxed once you get home, a visit to Holiday Hammocks is a must. Here, you’ll find genuine hand-made hammocks from Mexico. Australians have also begun creating similar hammocks using the contrasting colors of the ocean. You may find these in several handicrafts shops throughout the area. They boast excellent quality and they’re truly a great Whitsundays shopping find.
Since the Whitsundays are known for great water sports activities, you’ll find great buys in equipment. Pick up some real bargains in wear and accessories. Among the most popular shops is Aqua Dive Hire and Supplies. And if you’re looking for that special bathing suit, try Beachworx in Airlie. They have everything from bikinis to sun tanning lotion.
Australian wines have become world renowned and Whitsundays shopping offers great opportunities for visitors to taste and purchase this gift of the vine. Some of the best shops include Marina Cellar in Airlie and Whitsundays Cellars in Cannonvale.
Tip: Try the cabernets and chardonnays. Both shops offer a great selection. They also have a variety of “reserve” vintages, which are the stars of the winery.
Whitsundays shopping also includes buying great coffee. Visit any of the Whitsundays Gold Coffee branches and you’ll savor a robust and mild coffee – it’s the pride of Australia.
Whitsundays shopping includes a trip to great malls. Situated just five kilometers from Airlie Beach you’ll find Centro Whitsunday. It’s an air conditioned facility that houses some of the best fashion design with national and local names. There’s a modern supermarket with everything you could possibly imagine; its gourmet section displays specialties from throughout Australia.
The Shopping Centre at Cannonvale is another favorite of visitors. It’s big and varied in its selection of clothing shops. There’s also a selection of swimwear and water sports shops. Several jewelry shops and gift shops within the mall display Whitsundays crafts. The food court is popular for its collection of international eateries.
The Mall of Whitsunday is another place to spend the day and enjoy Whitsundays shopping. You’ll find everything you can imagine and at very affordable prices.
Many of the popular shops are scattered throughout Airlie Beach and its suburbs. A walk through Main Street (on Shute Harbor Road) will lead you to an area with over 50 shops offering great clothing and souvenirs. You’ll even find a great place to purchase fragrances made from local flora.
In the Whitsundays, you’ll discover a great selection of specialty shops and malls to make your gift-hunting experience more enjoyable.
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