Todd Mall Markets
Todd Mall Markets - Image Source: Tourism NT/Shaana McNaught

Alice Springs has a variety of shopping on offer giving you the opportunity to pick up treasures iconic and unique to this part of the world. From Aboriginal arts and crafts to galleries and shops, experience the array of shopping options available.

Starting in the city centre, you’ll find Todd Mall, Yeperenye Shopping Centre and Alice Plaza, all within walking distance of each other. The shops on Todd Street can be a little pricey so stop at Yeperenye Shopping Centre where you’ll find a variety of clothing stores, cafes, supermarkets and bookstores, along with souvenirs to bring back from your trip. Alice Plaza has a small choice of pharmacies, health food stores and jewellery stores and is suitable for families to pick up the essentials.

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As night falls on a Thursday from August to November, you’ll find the Night Markets. This monthly event brings a vibrant atmosphere and has everything from indigenous art to exotic food. If you manage to stay in Alice Springs while it’s on, it’s well worth a visit. Otherwise if you’re around on the weekend, you might be lucky enough to catch the Todd Mall Markets held every second Sunday from February to December. Bringing a mix of local arts and crafts along with fresh produce from the region, pick up unique items as well as something to eat.

When it comes to galleries, This Is Aboriginal Art has two levels of art with a variety of styles, available to purchase. Talapai is another excellent gallery to visit where you’ll be able to find paintings in a variety of styles and to suit all budgets.

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Pick up any camping supplies you may need so that you can adventure for longer in the Red Centre on Todd Street at Lone Dingo. Take a walk down the street to also find an array of adventure shops like Desert Wave, Outback Cycling and Rip Curl. You’ll also find bookstores, gift shops and other miscellaneous items you may want to pick up during your stay.

Explore Alice Springs variety of shopping centres, galleries and markets and discover the local arts and crafts unique to the area.