Make sure your next shopping trip with friends is not just an average day out with the girls, but an adventure. Head to Harbourtown on the Gold Coast this weekend and stock up on the latest fashions branded with trendy names, dine and be entertained at the fraction of the price expected at regular shopping malls.
The Gold Coast is approximately a forty five minute drive South of Brisbane-the glitzy home of theme parks, pristine beaches, the famous Surfers Paradise and some of the most glamorous resorts in the world. Located at Biggera Waters on the Gold Coast, Harbourtown offers direct shopping outlets, numerous cafes and restaurants and the largest cinema screens on the Coast.
Begin your adventure at the popular coffee franchise at Harbourotown's northern entrance for your hot or cold caffeine fix and toasted snack, check that your heels are securely fastened before you take to the shops. At this end of the huge shopping complex, you will find outlets including Nike, Esprit, Diesel, Valleygirl and Adidas. Revamp your undies drawer with Bonds underwear and lingerie. No outfit is complete without a new pair of heels and charm bracelet.
Oops, you broke a nail while lugging those heavy shopping bags?
There are numerous nail bars for repairs or treat your hands to a manicure. While you're at it, why not indulge in a head massage and blow wave with the finest products at some of the famous hair salons available including Oscar and Oscar.
Further along, browse the aisle showcasing the latest music releases at CC music and maybe buy a gift and card at Celebrations gift store directly next door to the CD outlet. When you have satisfied the rock star in you and you know you have made mum happy with her chocolates and teddy bear, visit the Tickettek outlet to book your visit to one of the exciting Gold Coast theme parks or casino show at Conrad Jupiters.
In need of a new hand bag or purse, girls?
Handbagz 'n' more' is loaded with glittery handbags, sequined belt and funky jewellery to compliment that perfect outfit. One of the more expensive stores at Harbourtown, however the quality is genuine and don't expect your new handbag straps to break anytime soon.
Feeling peckish but it's not quite lunchtime?
Grab a roll of fresh sushi or warm waffle coated in warm caramel sauce, or sneak yourself a cheeky chocolate doughnut. Shhh!
The Unit outlet is heaven for motorcross lovers, with hundreds of hooded jackets, caps, belts and accessories, shoes and even underwear! Reasonably priced, there is more Unit gear in here than a Supercross track.
After picking up a tough motorcross branded number, get your hands on the latest surf fashion with the lowest specials you will ever see on the biggest brands.
As well as great priced clothing, underwear and shoes, at Harbourtown you will find the perfume outlet has all your favourites from Versace to Britney Spears fragrances at a tiny price.
So the shopping is done, presents are bought and you're smelling a million bucks. Your friends start chatting about the latest Cameron Diaz movie. You hear your stomach grumbling.
Why not take up the fabulous Fasta Pasta movie deal. Dine in and taste delicious pasta meals, scrumptious garlic breads and taste the best of red wine and receive a Reading Cinemas movie ticket included in the meal price.
Harbour town Gold Coast; an all outdoor shopping experience. Build a tan while shopping. Go home with more money in your wallet than you anticipated.