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Op-Shopping Hopping in Healesville

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by Nikki Lee (subscribe)
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Published July 15th 2017
Fancy a daytrip exploring Healesville's op-shop gems?
Healesville, located in the Yarra Valley is a wonderful day tripping destination and if you are into hunting for treasures and bargains you are in luck as Healesville is home to not one, but four Opportunity Shops.

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A bit of something for everyone!


Here is a quick rundown on each shop and what you may find while searching through these treasure hunting havens:

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Crockery and Fine Treasures.



The Judith Eardley Save Wildlife Centre

This shop is a secondhand book lovers delight, with wall to floor books shelved in the shop. There are also lots of other treasures such as clothing, toys, sports equipment, records, jewellery and crockery.


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Booklovers paradise!



The Salvation Army Care 'n' Wear Shop

A bit of a mix of everything in this shop, a large focus on clothing and toys would be the main point of interest.


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A bit of glamour!



The Lions Den Op Shop

Lots of clothing and crockery plus toys, books, records, magazines and in their downstairs basement there are larger items such as bookshelves, bed frames, lounge suites and desks.


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Furniture finds in the Lions Den Op-Shop Basement



East End Opportunity Shop

An approximate equal mix of the usual opportunity shop finds such as clothing, books, toys, jewellery and crockery.


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Dainty treasures!



All of the Opportunity Shops in Healesville regularly change their display windows, quite often with interesting themed feature displays.


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Something for the little ones.



There is also a Trash & Treasure market (officially known as Healesville Community Market) held on the first Sunday of each month in the River Street parking lot, located behind the Main Street. This market offers a variety of second hand and new items such as homewares, tools, plants, toys, clothing, bric-a-brac, fresh produce and there is also hot food and coffee for sale.


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Salvo's Thrifty Thursday - everything was 50% storewide!



So if you are interested in op-shopping, day tripping or just wishing to try something different, then perhaps a visit to Healesville and exploring the local selection of Op-Shops should be put on your to do list!


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The Judith Eardley Op-Shop


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Why? Opportunity Shopping in Healesville
Where: Nicholson St, Healesville, Vic, 3777 (Also known as Maroondah Hwy and Main St.)
Cost: Free to wander, purchase at your own desire
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