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Souvenir Shopping (Self Guided), Sydney

It would be a pity to leave Sydney without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Sydney, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.
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Guide Name: Souvenir Shopping
Guide Location: Australia » Sydney (See other walking tours in Sydney)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 Km or 1.1 Miles
Author: Daniel
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Genuine Australian Ugg Boots Shop
  • Nut Shop
  • Dinosaur Designs
  • Mick Simmons Sport
  • Vintage Cellars
Genuine Australian Ugg Boots Shop

1) Genuine Australian Ugg Boots Shop

What to buy here: Ugg boots.

Ugg boots are iconic Australian footwear. Made from the highest quality sheep skin, Ugg boots are warm and comfortable, and are a staple in most Sydney households during the chilly winters. Originally intended for inside use only, Ugg boots have become a fashion statement even outside the house, with big-name celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Eva Longoria seen sporting the comfy boots, although it was Pamela Anderson who first took the trend off Aussie shores.
Nut Shop

2) Nut Shop

What to buy here: Macadamia Nuts.

Sweet, buttery macadamia nuts are the pride of Australian nuts. Almost every shop in Sydney’s Chinatown district will have a variety of macadamia nuts, and you can buy them canned and roasted, honey coated, chocolate coated or spiced. Macadamia nut butter, oil and cream are also available. Macadamias are not only delicious, but they contain lots of essential nutrients, minerals and fatty acids, and are said to be very beneficial for the skin. Chinatown is located in the Haymarket district of Sydney, a five minute walk from Sydney’s Central train station and Darling Harbor. For a truly nutty experience, you can also find a full range of macadamia nuts, starting at AU$6.00 at The Nut Shop just a short walk from Chinatown at the Strand Arcade on George Street. The Nut Shop is open Monday to Wednesday and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Late night shopping is on Thursdays, so they stay open until 8:30 p.m. and on the weekends they are open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Dinosaur Designs

3) Dinosaur Designs

What to buy here: Dinosaur Designs Jewelry.

Sydney-siders, Louise Olsen, Stephen Ormandy and Liane Rossler formed Dinosaur Designs in 1985, with the first of their now-famous jewelry sold at Sydney’s Paddington markets. The design trio have gone on to achieve phenomenal success in the design world, with their hand-cast resin jewelry gracing the pages of high fashion magazines and accessorizing the outfits of numerous celebrities. Bangles and rings are the bedrock of Dinosaur Design’s collections, with bangles starting from AU$55.00 and rings costing upwards of AU$50.00. They have also branched into homewares and metal work.
Mick Simmons Sport

4) Mick Simmons Sport

What to buy here: Cricket Bat.

Cricket is considered the national sport of Australia and a cricket bat is a great gift for a sporting enthusiast. Kookaburra cricket bats are world-renowned and used by the cricketing elite. Kookaburra has been making cricket bats and other cricket gear since 1890 in Australia. A Kookaburra cricket bat will set you back from AU$70.00 up to AU$745.00 for a match-grade bat. They are available from the city store Mick Simmons sporting store, located at 466 George Street. Mick Simmons are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Saturday, Sundays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is recognized world-wide as the home of Australian cricket. Miniature cricket bats from the SCG are carefully crafted bats approximately 15 inches long, with the SCG logo embossed near the handle in gold. Perfect for getting autographs from your favorite cricket star, these bats make the ideal cricket-lovers gift at AU$25.00. They are only available from the joint Sydney Football Stadium and SCG store, located at the entrance to the SCG complex at Moore Park about 10 minutes drive from the CDB.
Vintage Cellars

5) Vintage Cellars

What to buy here: Penfolds Grange Wine.

Australia boasts some of the finest wines, with the famous Penfolds Grange ranking among the top wines in the world. Penfolds is one of the oldest Australian wineries, and early vintages of the Grange are now considered collector’s items. Penfolds Grange is prized for its deep aroma, with tones of five spice and blackberry and dark chocolately tannins that provide an intense flavor length. While there are plenty of wine bars and great pubs to sample Penfolds Grange and other Penfolds wines in Sydney, for purchasing a bottle to take back home head to the Oxford Street Vintage Cellars. Located at 61 Oxford Street in the trendy Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst, Vintage Cellars not only stock a large range of Penfolds wine, but have some of the most passionate and knowledgeable staff around. For the prized Penfolds Grange prices start at AU$599.99 per bottle for a 2006 vintage. For Cabernet Sauvignon, prices start at AU$43.95. For a Penfolds shiraz, prices start at AU$49.99 per bottle, up to AU$649.99 for the 2005 vintage.

Hours: Mon-Sat: 09:00 - 22:00; Sun: 10:00 - 21:00.

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 Km or 3.5 Miles
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Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 Km or 3.5 Miles
Sydney Introduction Walk II

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Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 Km or 3.4 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Taronga Zoo

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles

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