Torquay is the birthplace of iconic surf brands Rip Curl and Quiksilver, so there is no more authentic place to shop for surf wear than our seaside town.
Today, in Torquay, you can view a range of flagship surf stores at Surf City Plaza on the Surf Coast Highway. This plaza is a vibrant shopping haven, housing top surf brands such as Quiksilver, Rip Curl, Billabong, Oakley, Strapper, Roxy and Reef. Surf City Plaza displays the laidback yet adventurous spirit surf wear embodies.
Around the corner, in Baines Crescent, are factory outlets where you can easily score a bargain. You can find surf wear, swimwear, sports equipment and accessories, and some great souvenirs to take home with you. All these major outlets are open seven days a week for your convenience.
If surf wear is not your thing and you’re looking for another kind of shopping experience, you can head to Torquay Central on Bristol Road. Shoppers will find some of Australia’s leading fashion brands there, including Cotton On, Witchery, Nine West, Just Jeans, Portmans, Dotti, Diana Ferrari, Adairs and Villa and Hut.
Torquay is also home to some unique and specialised boutique stores, which are perfect for the wandering traveller. You can head to Gilbert Street, Pearl Street and Bell Street for a diverse selection of jewellery, clothes, books, eyewear, homewares, gifts, skincare and shoes.
Discerning shoppers will embrace the variety of shopping experiences we offer in Torquay—this is our utmost guarantee.
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