7 Best Places for Shopping in Perth
New to Perth and want to know the best shopping centres around? We’ve got all your shopping needs covered while living in Perth!
SHOPS WITH SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE – PERTH CBD
Perth CBD has a variety of stores on offer, so you’re guaranteed to find what you are looking for. With stores to suit every age, style and budget, you can spend the day exploring Perth City’s many unique arcades and strip malls. There’s Hay Street Mall, London Court and Forrest Chase just to name a few.
PERTH SHOPPING ON A STUDENT BUDGET – WATERTOWN BRAND OUTLET
If you want to find some great shopping bargains from well-known brands…Watertown Brand Outlet is Perth’s ultimate budget shopping destination! Watertown contains many globally known brands such as Adidas and Converse making it the best place to go on a student budget.Plus it’s located centrally along the train line in West Perth!
BOUTIQUE STORES AND GIFTS – OXFORD STREET LEEDERVILLE
Oxford Street Leederville is not only home to some of Perth’s best nightlife but has lots of boutiques and vintage stores that you can’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re shopping for unique gifts or wanting to browse trendy fashion stores, Leederville is the best place in Perth to find hidden shopping gems. Once you’re done hitting the shops, you can check out some of Leederville’s local cafes for some good coffee. It’s super easy to get to only one stop away from Perth station on the Joondalup line.
MARKET STORES – FREMANTLE MARKETS
Explore the historic port city of Fremantle. Not only does it have plenty of jaw dropping sightseeing spots, restaurants and stores, it is also home to the Fremantle Markets. The markets are open Friday to Sunday and are the perfect place to buy souvenirs, gifts and great food. It is extremely easy to get to, only a train ride from Perth station and within walking distance from The University of Notre Dame Australia. For more info on Fremantle shopping, check out our 10 best things to do in Perth blog!
SHOPPING CENTRES IN PERTH
Perth has many indoor shopping malls located in various surrounding suburbs. If you want to escape the heat in summer or stay indoors away from the cold in winter an indoor mall may be just perfect for you. These have a large array of both specialty and department stores and are great if you want to explore Perth suburbs that are out of the hustle and bustle from the Perth CBD. Here we’ve listed our top picks:
Westfield Carousel Shopping Centre
Westfield Carousel is one of Perth’s largest shopping centres. It is located in Cannington, south of Perth. Complete with a cinema, various dining options and variety of specialty stores to suit everyone, it is also a great place to meet up with friends at one of its very affordable restaurants or to catch the latest film release. It is also easily accessible from the Boulevard through Transperth buses or trains.
A fashion lover’s dream. Claremont Quarter is home to some of Australia’s best clothes designers. It is fitted with fashion stores, boutique shopping and great restaurants. Claremont Quarter is a unique spot as it has a mix of stores from both local and Australian designers. And it’s also only a short 15-minute train ride from Perth station!
Joondalup Shopping Centre
Take a trip to Perth’s northern suburbs and check out Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre. It is the largest shopping centre in Perth which is also carries many international brands, so is the perfect indoor mall to check out. Like Carousel, Lakeside Joondalup contains many well-known Australian specialty stores and department stores.
The shopping centre is also equipped with a Cinema and restaurants for when you want to hang out with friends! While in Joondalup, be sure to check out the Mullaloo Beach it’s great place to hang out on a hot summers day! Nothing like balancing shopping with a beach visit!
Excited about all the great shopping and destinations Perth has to offer?
The best thing about our new student accommodation in Perth, The Boulevard, is that it is centrally located, meaning you can explore all of these places with ease by walking or taking public transport from the heart of Perth City.