Shopping in Cairns

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Shopping in Cairns

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  • Mark E
    Whitianga, New Zealand741 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice market for fruit and vegetables.

    Biggest variety we have seen in a long time.

    Lots of stalls offer tastings.

    Huge variety of fruits we had never seen before.

    There are other stalls offering a variety of different nick nacks and souvenirs etc but not as many as the night markets offer.

    Lots of parking available although we walked there.
    Written April 16, 2024
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  • rotten_66
    Werribee46 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A rainy day and popped in mainly to try to keep dry.
    Spent ages looking at the Ellis Rowan Collection, amazing historic impressions of birds, butterflies and plants of northern Australia, and PNG. That is the main part of my rating.
    A lot of the other stuff was not to my appeal.
    Written December 26, 2023
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  • Kathe P
    Oakdale, CA60 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a great way to spend some time, whether you purchase anything or not. It is a wonderful “museum” of Aboriginal artist’s work. So many different styles and stories. And, yes, we brought home a treasure!
    Written March 16, 2024
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  • aaronlaifoo19
    Cairns, Australia1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I really liked the general atmosphere of the place. It's been 15 years since I last visited after moving, but even though a lot has changed since then, I find myself smiling at the memories!
    Written August 20, 2023
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  • Mark E
    Whitianga, New Zealand741 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting place.

    Lots of stalls.

    Cheap to expensive and everything you could think of.

    Be careful if buying animal products. We are from New Zealand and knew that crocodile goods needed an Import Document CITES as they are on the endangered species list even though they are farmed in Australia.

    We were offered a photocopy of the documents required but didn’t trust it so didn’t buy.

    Buy these goods from a reputable store.

    Great food hall, mostly Asian food but very tasty.

    Has bar facility in restricted area also.

    Well worth a visit.

    We went 2 nights and saw new stuff each time.

    Something here for everyone.
    Written April 16, 2024
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  • Tour06285065148
    20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I bought a beautiful pair of earrings. Everything well displayed for browsing with very pleasant staff. Certainly a destination in the heart of Cairns.
    Written November 15, 2022
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  • Miyoshi
    Cairns, Australia16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing art gallery. If in Cairns be sure to drop in and check it out. Great diverse range of art available, and a really cool vibe. Aboriginal artists from all over Australia and local Cairns artists.

    The artist Samuel is so talented and great to talk to :)

    Don't miss the back exhibition room!

    If you love art, you will love this place.
    Written October 17, 2023
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  • MB_PTLD
    Portland, OR28 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My first walk by I was drawn into the gallery. The photos are beautiful! I went back often before finally deciding I need the picture of the kangaroos on the beach! Just go in and enjoy the photos. There is no pressure to buy.
    Written April 25, 2017
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  • Kate Bemrose
    Cairns, Australia12 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great shopping centre. I like visiting Big W and the fact that it has both Woolworths and Coles is a winner for me. The only down side is the crime. I've been robbed twice while visiting. A young boy ripped my handbag off my shoulders just the other day, and my car's been vandalised tool. I suppose this isn't the shopping centres fault.. But just a warning to anyone planning on visiting.
    Written September 30, 2019
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  • Simon B
    City of Greater Geelong, Australia2,805 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Only stumbled into Oceana as appeared a cool and shaded short cut toward Rusty’s market.
    Mixed and interesting collection of shops fascinated and slowed our journey.
    Hobbies, interests, music, fashions & eating options across a wide taste spectrum.
    Lo and behold, suddenly we’ve bought a dress and headed on.
    Written September 10, 2021
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  • joan_uran
    Singapore177 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    We came here a few times to get dinner. Prices are relatively reasonable and quality seems to be better than the night market fare. There were some empty shops that I didn't see open for business. Apart from restaurants, a food court on level 2, a shoe shop in level 1, it's sort of empty. Toilets on 2nd floor has graffiti which adds a pathetic, neglected vibe.
    Written June 14, 2023
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  • drlcs1
    373 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great and interesting flavored cheese. Loved a couple of the flavors so much we packed a whole bunch as gifts.

    I was a bit annoyed that they don’t do tastings and we ended up having to order a substantial cheese platter to sample and discover what we liked before ordering.

    I suppose It worked out though. In the end we packed the extra cheese we couldn’t finish. An alternative is to charge for a small tasting on the spot and allow some of that to go against the price of the cheese that is bought ( like how some vineyards do it)
    Written July 29, 2023
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  • Simon B
    City of Greater Geelong, Australia2,805 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stayed a week for winter holiday in Shangri-la Hotel, within complex.
    Walked through and around Pier shopping complex many times.
    Dined at handful of restaurants and enjoyed the scenic sea outlook.
    Internally showed the sad tourist drought with many stores empty.
    Better times ahead should find vendors because of terrific location.
    Written September 7, 2021
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  • Michele D
    Cairns, Australia35 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I stumbled across this shop in town near PJ O'Briens and was so impressed! Not only do they promote local art and artists, you can have a go at painting or creating various pieces of art yourself! Celina is friendly, cheeky and has a real passion to share the Artists stories with you. Pop in say hi and buy some local art next time you go to town. I highly recommend it!
    Written August 9, 2023
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  • MandSOZ
    Orange, Australia19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic experience searching through this second hand book and music store. Great selection reasonable prices and very friendly helpful staff.
    Written July 15, 2023
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