Rockhampton has long been known as the shopping hub of central Queensland. From homewares to hoses, saddles to sandles, there isn’t much you can’t locate at one of Rockhampton’s shopping centres. With five major shopping centres in the region and hundreds of specialty stores you will easily find one within an easy walk or drive from where you stay.
The City Centre offers centrally located shopping in an eclectic mix of heritage buildings and newer centres. Along East Street discover well-known stores and unique shops with some family owned for over 100 years! Admire the heritage architecture and discover antiques and collectables, homewares, books, designer fashion and boutique shopping. Littered with cafes, sandwich and juice bars, you can spend the morning exploring at your own pace. On Sundays the Kern Arcade car park is transformed into a local farmers market, offering the best local and organic produce.
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.
Stockland Rockhampton on Yaamba Road is the largest shopping centre in the region with 14 major retailers including Coles, Woolworths, Big W and Kmart, over 195 specialty stores, a six screen cinema complex, off site restaurants and an expansive food court area. This sprawling single-level Centre offers the best of fashion, home and lifestyle all under the one roof with convenient underground and outdoor parking.
Outlying suburbs on both the Northside and Southside of the city feature smaller stores including Coles, Woolworths and IGA for groceries, as well as a selection of specialty stores.
If you are travelling a little further west, Gracemere Shoppingworld is located off the Capricorn highway and includes Woolworths, Best and Less, specialty stores an extensive fast food offering. For those looking for something a little more individual and unique, we are also spoilt with a number of boutique shops perfect for that special something, one off fashion pieces and exclusive gift ideas.