Haven’t got all your Christmas shopping done yet? Don’t stress, Canberra’s city has an array of shopping precincts, shopping malls and boutiques that are the perfect places to find those hidden gems for the tricky to buy for.
The city’s shopping hub at the Canberra Centre on Bunda Street offers more than 300 retail outlets; department and specialty stores such as Apple and popular designer and high street fashion labels such as Sass & Bide, Hugo Boss, Zara, Bardot, Country Road, Sportscraft and Oroton.
Step outside the Canberra Centre and you’ll find boutiques, street fashion, alternative music and independent book stores in arcades in City Walk and Garema Place.
Just a few minutes’ walk from the city centre is the hip Lonsdale Street, Braddon, where you’ll discover an array of funky fashions, original designers, handcrafted gifts and stylish homewares along this ever-changing shopping and foodie precinct. It offers an eclectic mix of boutiques, pop up stores inside Lonsdale Street Traders, cool cafes, bakeries, restaurants, car yards and hairdressing salons.