Shoppers walking around Stockland RockhamptonWith five major shopping centres in the region and hundreds of specialty stores, you will find what you are looking for within an easy walk or drive.

Stockland Rockhampton on Yaamba Road is the largest shopping centre in the region major retailers including Woolworths, Coles, Kmart, Big W, nearly 200 specialty stores, a six screen cinema complex, restaurants and food court. This sprawling single level centre offers the best of fashion, home and lifestyle under the one roof with convenient underground and outdoor parking.

Otherwise you could enjoy a bite to eat and then hit the shops in Rockhampton’s CBD. Littered with cafes, sandwich and juice bars, spend the morning exploring the area at your own pace. Along East Street you’ll find little pockets of unique boutiques selling clothes, gifts and collectibles alongside well-known national shops. Admire the heritage architecture and talk to the local shop keepers who’ll be able to give you a good round down of the area.

City Centre Plaza on the corner of Fitzroy and Bolsover Street is a short walk from most CBD accommodation and includes Coles, Target, speciality stores and cafes.

Outer lying suburbs on both the northside and southside of the city feature smaller complexes with grocery shops likes Woolworths, ColesIGA and SPAR, as well as a selection of specialty stores for all your daily needs.

Gracemere Shoppingworld is also located off the Capricorn highway includes Woolworths, Best and Less, specialty stores an extensive fast food offering.

On Saturdays and Sundays, car parks and open spaces are transformed into local markets around the region, offering the best local and organic produce, as well as handicrafts, handmade items and knick knacks. The Rockhampton Heritage Village hosts one of the largest markets once a month, with Rockhampton’s Handmade Expo , Arcade Car Park Markets and Luna Markets to give you the variety you are looking for on the weekend.