What to See in Townsville if You Only Have a Few Hours

If you’re just passing by Australia’s famous tropical city for any reason, perhaps you’ve had dental implants in Townsville and now you’re on your way to Cairns, there’s still time for you to do a little shopping before you leave. If you’re looking for wonderful souvenirs or just itching to see what Townsville is like, then check out these shopping and entertainment centres in the city.


A Few Beautiful Things

The name of the shop may be ‘A Few Beautiful Things’, but as soon as you enter the doors of this cute little shop, you’ll see that there are plenty of wonderful items for sale. Located on Flinders Street, this boutique shop carries lots of items from old books to handcrafted bags.

You can even find some unique furniture here. So, if you’re looking for a unique-looking ottoman or desk chair, you’ll probably find it here.

Strand Emporium

Before you leave Flinders Street, head first to the Strand Emporium. What’s unique about this shop is that it has some of the best-looking accessories and furniture that evoke the characteristic of Townsville — beach-inspired décor.

If you want to decorate your home to look like a beach house, this is the right place for you. The store has batik accessories that will give your home a Balinese motif. It also has beautiful bags made from rattan and other organic materials.

When you’re done shopping and would like to sit down for a while, the Strand Emporium has a café where you can kick back and relax with a cup of their best-tasting coffees. So, don’t miss out on visiting this beautiful shop.

Stellar Moda

Ladies, if you’re looking for a shop where you can buy vintage and bohemian fashion accessories, Stellar Moda is your shop. This store, which is located on Palmer Street, has some of the most popular brands in the world.

One of the most popular fashion brands that this shop carries is Wayne Cooper. If you come to this shop, you’ll find some colourful floral dresses designed by Cooper, Australia’s top fashion designer.


Bluebell Trading

If you’re passing through Townsville on your way to your niece’s birthday party and you still don’t have a gift to give her, stop by Bluebell Trading and you’ll definitely find something cute in this store. The shop is perfect for people looking for cute souvenirs or gifts to give to their kids, spouses, or parents.

It’s also located on Flinders Street. If you’re going to shop here, be prepared to spend an hour or two browsing through all the shelves and boxes because there are just so many cute and unique items. From coffee mugs with cool designs to stuffed toys reminiscent of Raggedy Ann, Bluebell Trading has all the wonderful toys and gift items you can ever want.

Townsville has many cool and elegant shops you won’t want to miss. So, even if you’re just passing through this city for a few hours, make sure to check some of the shops above. You’ll be so enamoured with all of them that you might even extend your stay a little bit more.


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