Shopping in Queenstown For The Best Boutiques and Brands
The Remarkables Park Town, located in Frakton, it has the H & J departmental store, The Hannahs Wild South, Yoga Nadi, Canshop, The Shelter, MA Boulangerie, New World, Pita Pit, Thaitanium, Spark, Spotlight, Hunting & Fishing, NZ Medicare, Triton Hearing, Fine Orthodontics, Torpedo 7, Rockies, Skin Institute, Specsavers, Women's fitness & health centre, Vivo Hair Salon and many more.
The Remarkables also has additional facilities like parent's room and changing facilities, Children's Play Area. Disabled Facilities and about 800 free car parks. The mall is close to the airport so you can take a bus or drive to the mall which takes about 10 minutes only. The mall is open from 9 am-6 pm on all days of the week from Monday-Sunday and the food outlets are open from 7 am-9 pm. Free electric car charging facilities are also available at the centre.
Next up is the O' Connells Shopping Centre, the lower level of the mall has a food court serving all the international cuisines and the upper level consisting of the various shopping brands, Elysium Beauty, Goldfields Jewellers, Smith and Western, Goods 2 Go, Linda's Hair Design, OPSM Optometrists, Queenstown Language School, Spark, Queenstown watch repairs, Yaks n Yetis, The winery, Sterling Sports and Fridge Freezer.
The mall is perfect for race check-ins, exhibitions, product launches and team building meet-ups. The door at the ground floor are removable for enabling the display of small cars and bikes. O' Connells is located in the heart of Queenstown making it easily accessible via any public transport. The mall is open from 9 am to 9 pm, but the opening hours for individual shops may be different so it is advisable to check the timings well in advance.
Queenstown Central Shopping Centre at Frankton is the next best shopping option at Queenstown. The mall is open from 9 am to 6 pm from Monday to Saturday and from 10 am to 5 pm on Sundays. The centre is easily accessible via bus, car, bike and also provides free parking up to 3 hours. Since it is located in the heart of Frankton, it is also at a walkable distance for many. The mall has a wide range of eateries, Love Chicken, Merchants Liquor, The Coffee Club, Antidote Pharmacy & Daily Dosa Cafe, Taco Medic, Hikari Teppanyaki, Brumby's Bakery, Black Peak Gelato, Sal's Pizza, Black & White Coffee Cartel, St. Pierre's Sushi, The Meat Preachers, Wu Cha, Subway, and many more.
The shopping options are Just Cuts, Unlimited shoes, OPSM, The House Of Beauty Therapy, Social Clothing, Base NZ, The Colab Store, Hartleys, Macpac, Mountain Warehouse, 2Degrees, Whitcoulls, Fridge Freezer icebox, Hallenstein Brothers Mooch, Kiwi Bank, Jamies Jewellers, Kmart The Frontrunner, Issimo, Soul Food Organic Kim's Asian Foods, Queenz Souvenirs and more.
Queenstown also has stores that sell the best second-hand goods such as, The Walk In Wardrobe, located in Shotover street. This boutique is quite popular for its second hand and vintage clothing. You can also exchange your clothes for cash or store credit or you can simply donate them for the Orphans Aid International. The store caters to the fashion needs of both men and women. They also have a special team called The Wardrobe Ladies, who will help you find your perfect outfit.
The store is open from 10 am to 8.30 pm on all days except on Tuesdays and Wednesdays where the store would be open from 10 am to 6 pm. They deal in shoes, accessories and jewellery, designer labels and high street fashion. They also have colour coded size beads for making your shopping experience more convenient and simple.
Next up is the Canshop Queenstown, in the Remarkables Shopping Centre. This store offers high-quality second-hand clothes and homewares. This store is operated by the New Zealand Cancer Society for cancer patients in the country. It sells a variety of clothes, from the fashion labels to the designer items at a reasonable price.
Recycle Boutique, at Beach Street, is a second-hand shop that sells clothing, shoes and other accessories. They have multiple stores at Auckland, Newmarket, Takapuna, Hamilton, Mount Maunganui, Palmerston North Wellington, The Tannery Christchurch, Christchurch City, and they are open from 10 am to 6.30 pm from Monday-Friday and from 10 am to 5.00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. The store also accepts old clothing, shoes and accessories from the customers and you can get 50% of the sale price of the products.
The brands that the store accepts are Karen Walker, Girlfriend's Club, Witchery, Moochi, Nike, Norse Project, Adidas, Zara, APC, Cooper, Taylor, Burton Alannah Hill, Alice MacCall and Many more. You are required to bring a minimum of 5 items, to initiate the sale of your items at the store.
Queenstown is the home for some of the best boutiques, Decode, the store deals in beauty products, jewellery, furnishing, homewares, beddings and lightings. The various brands dealt by the Decode includes Antipodes, Birkenstock, Briarwood, Charmaine Reveley, Cooper, Curate, Dalston, Day, ELK, Fly London, Gracia, Herb Farm, Morrison, Nyne, Rabens, Taylor and many more. The store is open from 10 am to 6 pm on all days of the week from Monday to Sunday. Along with the popular and international brands they also sell the products made by the designers and artists from Wakatipu.
Rockies at Beach Street, Frankton is yet another boutique exclusively for children. The brands that they deal in are, Vans, Quicksilver, Roxy, Acorn, Alpina, Anon, Babiators, Band of Boys, Bearpaw, Bebe, Bonds, Bula, Buzzy Bee, Chaco, Crocodile Creek, Cry Wolf, Dimples, Dozer, Eve Girl, Fun Ho, Hape, Intro, Kid O, Sketchers and many more. They also sell stockings, dancewear, costumes and school uniforms for children below the age of 16. They also deal in Toys and have a separate section of the toys of all top brands like lego, for both boys and girls. They also sell thermal wear, socks, merino tops, mittens, gloves, goggles and snow boots of the top brands.
Next up is the Angel Divine at 3 Searle Lane, the store is open from 10 am to 6 pm from Monday to Friday and from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. This clothing store deals in a variety of products like Denim, coats, jackets, knitwear, jumpsuits, handbags, jeweller, scarves, hats, beanies, sunglasses, homeware, gifts and wallets and many more. The products are sold by the store are all from the popular brands like Beach knickers, age eyewear, Bird & Knoll, Commoners, Company Of Strangers, C&M, Deadly Ponies, Georgia Alice, George & Edi, Helen Cherry, Jimmy D, Julliette Hogan, Karen Walker, Kate Sylvester, Kathryn Wilson, Ksubi, La Tribe, Levi's, Lonely Lingerie, Mars, Marle, Meadowlark, Nom*D, Sol Sana, Rains, Twenty Seven Names, Yu Mei, Zambesi, Underground Sundae, Nobody Denim, Paloma Wool, P.E Nation, Salasai and Standard Issue.
If you are interested in the local handmade goods, then you should definitely not miss out on the Queenstown Art & Craft Market at Beach Street. This market is not a regularly functioning market and is open only on Saturday mornings. Apart from the handmade jewellery, paintings, gift cards and vintage photographs, this market also has stalled and live music shows. The markets are active on every Saturday at Earnslaw Park and on some Fridays like the 3rd January, 17th January, 31st January, 14th February, 28th February, 13th March, 27th March, 10th April and 24th April. On the months of November to April the market is open from 9 am to 4.30 pm and on the months of May to October it is open from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm.
Queenstown's DF Souvenirs at 32 Mall Street is quite famous for its Keychains, shirts, fridge magnets, soft toys, jackets, mugs and more at reasonable prices. The store is open from 9 am to 11 pm on all days from Monday to Sunday. There are two stores of DF Souvenirs, one is at Christchurch Restart Mall and the other one is in Queenstown Mall. Hetties Rock & Crystal Shop at 9300/35 Camp Street, deals in a variety of crystals from agate, alabaster, alunite, amazonite, amber, amber green, amethyst, Angelite, antigorite, apatite, aquamarine, aventurine, axinite, basalt, bauxite, bloodstone, blue coral, blue jade, boji stone, calcite, californite, carnelian, dendrite, denim, epidote, emerald, erythrite to falcons eye, feldspar, garnet.
This crystal shop is open from 10 am to 9 pm on all days of the week from Monday to Sunday.
If you are an Oenophile, then don't forget to head to the Arrowtown Wine Store at Ramshaw Lane. This store sells the best wine which is locally produced and those that are from different parts of the world. They sell wines from the Kiwi vineyards, Central Otago wineries and wines from all over the world. They also deal in spirits and craft beers such as the Ales, Lagers and Brews of all flavours. They also provide advice on the right choice of beer, wine and spirit for you based on your preferences.
If paintings fascinate you then you should visit the Art Bay Gallery at Marine Parade. They sell paintings at prices starting from $500 and below and goes up to paintings worth $25000 and above. They deal in all the different genres of paintings, the abstract, collage, conceptual, contemporary, figurative, floral, geometric, landscape, nature, portrait, sculpture, seascape, still life, surrealism and symbolism. The gallery is open from 10 am to 5 pm on all days of the week from Monday to Sunday.
Some of the exhibitions held at the gallery are, Ben Timmins Ubiquity, Mad As Hatter, Simon Max, Bannister, Ilya, Volykhine, The Big Show, Fiona Kerr Gedson & Annemieke Farmilo, Garth Barlow, The Spring, Winter, Michael, Moore, The Autumn show, Stephen Martyn Welch, Trevor Askin, Virut, Gwyn Hughes, Jimmy Jmaes, Summer Exhibition and many more. The gallery also provides art consultancy services.
Beach Street is one of Queenstown's main shopping destination with a lot of shops like Aotea Gifts Queenstown, The Remarkable Sweet Shop, The Gift Centre, The Outpost, Mary Sheep Sovenirs, Pandora Queenstown, Anderson Outfitters, Quality Convenience, Bossanova Clothing, Alpha Gifts, Recycle Boutique, KLF Discount Gifts, Storm, Merino Frank, Brew- Worx & Beyond and many more.
Beach Street has various shopping options like clothing, accessories, eateries, second-hand clothing, vintage shops and many boutiques that deal in the top brands from New Zealand and from across the world.