Our region has some of the best 'unique boutique' shopping on the North Coast, but you need to know where to look! We're taking you shopping in and around Port's CBD, then we're off to Wauchope/hinterland, then south to the Camden Haven. Gorgeous homewares, fashion, giftware, gourmet treats and artisans abound. Oh, and did we mention all our Markets? Be prepared to make some room in your suitcase...

Port Mac's CBD & Surrounds

  • Meg And Me

    Meg & Me

    Port's ultimate retail therapy experience. Fashion, accessories, Glasshouse candles and an onsite espresso bar too!

  • Glasshouse Shop Square

    The Glasshouse Shop

    Located in the stunning and iconic Glasshouse in the centre of town, with unique giftware and artisan goods at all price points. You can pick up tickets to a show while you're there, or venture in to the adjacent Regional Art Gallery. Oh, and the Visitor Information Centre is also on site...very handy!

  • Saltwater Wine Trip Idea

    Saltwater Wine Surf Centre

    Locally owned and loved, this flagship Surf/Lifestyle store has everything from surfboards to swimmers, clothing, accessories and gifts. PLUS there is an awesome onsite cafe!

  • Bookfaceplanter Square

    Port Central Shopping Centre

    In addition to your major chains, you'll find gems unique to Port Mac, including BookFace (the ultimate bookstore/cafe/gift store...prepare to spend an hour or two), P'Chi Swimwear and Organics MattR.

  • Arthouse Square

    Arthouse Industries

    This much-loved creative hub in the Murray Street precinct sells handmade earrings, necklaces, homewares, clothing and more, and also runs lots of creative workshops! Get your maker on...

  • Hollow Store Trip Idea

    The Hollow Store

    Now this is a LIFE-style Store, Naturopathy clinic, and a Yoga & Meditation Studio. The team at Hollow Store work with integrity, holistically and their services compliment each another beautifully. A wholefoods cafe is soon to open as well!

  • Mainstore Trip Idea

    MainStore 

    A combined Photo gallery & Retail store focusing on men's and women's boutique labels and other home and lifestyle products. Features local photography (with a coastal focus) from the talented Matt Gilligan.

  • Stormriders

    Settlement City Shopping Centre

    A handy centre with a number of major chains including Woolworths, Big W and Best & Less. Also includes Saltwater Wine's sister store- Stormriders (located in Settlement City and now on Horton St in the CBD as well), and the Port Macquarie Gift Shop.

  • World Partea

    World Par-TEA

    World Par Tea is a unique tea bar & shop. They blend over 180 natural chemical free organic loose leaf teas, ethically sourced around the World. This store is a treasure trove of beautiful teas, tea pots, treats and special gifts.

  • Murray Street Crew
  • Other top picks in the CBD...

    Other great finds around our CBD include the funky Murray Street precinct which includes Arthouse Industries, Lily Rose Design, MainstoreMeg & Me, and Open House (for Homewares), Pretty Rad & Inner Vision Surf n Skate (for the latest street/skate/surf fashion & accessories), Organic Belly for whole foods and skin care, and Dark Alley Records for collectible vinyl and super-cool retro gear.

    And outside the CBD....Head out towards the highway to the new Sovereign Place Town Centre to find Triple Two, a super popular lifestyle store with giftware, clothing and homewares, and Bungalow & Co for flowers and homewares. You'll find great cafes as well! 

  • Sunset Framing Gallery Square

    Art for the home or for gifting

    Take a piece of Port Macquarie home with you. We have fabulous local artists and artisans to explore, and we've created a 'Creative & Curios' self-drive trail to help you discover them!

  • The Other Chef Shop

    That special ingredient...

    Whether you're looking for local produce for the pantry, or that special something for a Christmas hamper or gift, make sure you check out Luigis Bros Deli, and for amazing locally sourced and manufactured condiments and more, you can't beat The Other Chef (pictured above). Want more? Check out our Producer + Providores self-drive trail.

  • Bage Wine Square

    Wine & Craft Beer

    Our favourite kind of shopping ;) and, you get to take a wander to some of the prettiest spots in the region! Check out our Wine + Wonder Taste Trail and our Brews + Burgers Trail for some great shopping (and indulging).

Wauchope - small town, big heart, great shopping...

  • Elementsofdesign Square

    Elements of Design, Wauchope

    Locals and visitors alike flock to this store, which is chock full of fabulous women's clothing, accessories, shoes, homewares and furniture. Think boho-coastal sophistication!

  • Threelittlebirds Trip Idea

    Three Little Birds, Wauchope

    Another gem on the high street in Wauchope. Quality women's brands and accessories. A gorgeous shop.

  • Department Store2 Square

    The Department Store, Wauchope

    They don't make 'em like this anymore! This treasure trove is a traditional, country department store. Women's and men's clothing and footwear, homewares and more. It's a must-visit, and has gorgeous themed windows at Christmas-time.

  • Wauchope Creative Hub Trip Idea

    Wauchope Creative Hub

    If you're after something delightfully different, whether it be handmade accessories, homewares or art, visit this fabulous hub which supports a whole bunch of local talent.

  • Two Gypsies Square

    Other top picks in Wauchope

    Wander up and down the Wauchope High Street for more fashion finds at Seven, Two Gypsies, Utopian Living and The Red Door on Cameron. You'll also find great cafes, and if the kids need a break from the shops, head for the great playground in the centre of town at Bain Park. Speaking of kids, they're going to love ToyWorld on Cameron St. It's our go-to for pressies!

  • Abundance Garden Square

    Abundance Lifestyle & Garden

    Located between Port Mac and Wauchope, this popular garden centre has a fabulous cafe by a lake, wonderful homewares and gifts, and a huge range of outdoor and indoor plants. 

  • Larrikins Lock Up Trip Idea
  • Larrikins' Lockup

    If you're after a great day trip, head up to the beautiful village of Comboyne where you'll find Larrikin's Lockup. The historic timber slab Gaol has been restored and sits in verdant, pretty gardens alongside the Thone River. Plants and timber products and gifts can be purchased.

The Camden Haven

  • Squeaky Gate Farm Shop

    The Squeaky Gate Farm Shop

    This lovely shop in the semi-rural village of Kew is based on the "Farm Shop" concept in the United Kingdom, selling quality local, regional and artisan food as well as homewares and giftware.

  • Department Store Square

    Laurieton Department Store

    Like the flagship store in Wauchope, The store sources stock from all over the world, and offers high quality products, most of which cannot be found in large chain stores. Clothing, toys, homewares, furniture and more.

  • Kendal Craft Square

    Kendall Craft Co Operative

    Located in the heritage building of Kendall Railway Station, the friendly Kendall Craft Co-operative offers a great range of bric-a-brac, nic-nacs, homemade conserves, pickles, sweets and other treats.

Other top picks in the Camden Haven + Lake Cathie

Lakeside Fashions at Lake Cathie, Lotus Bay Giftware & Clothing and JA Fashions in Laurieton.

Markets

Every weekend, there's a market on somewhere in our region. Whether you're after an authentic farmer's market, organic produce, or fashion, arts, crafts and food, there's something for everyone. For a full listing of what's on, where and when, check out our Markets listing here.

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