Shop and Browse at Melbourne’s Arcades and Laneways
Shoppers will love browsing, seeing the latest and hippest items and finding both designer and quirky duds.
Head to the the area around Flinders, Collins, and Bourke Streets to see elegant, interesting, and quirky Melbourne at its best.
For high-end shopping, one of the most popular places to visit in Melbourne is the magnificent Block Arcade in Collins Street.
Mosaic floor, period details, and boutique shops. You’ll find everything here from Haigh’s Chocolates and vintage jewelry to designer fashion, gifts, and cafés. It’s also worth lining up for a morning or afternoon tea at the Hopetoun Tearooms. This Melbourne icon dates back to 1892 and is the only original shop still in the arcade today.
Find Cozy cafés beckon around every corner of backstreets.
The decadent Royal Arcade is Melbourne’s oldest arcade, and Flinders and Degraves Lanes are also well worth exploring.