SHOPPING IN TILBA
With not a chain store in sight, you'll find boutique stores one after the other with a uniquely Tilba range of wares from books to bathsalts.
Gift shopping paradise! Here's a small taste of what's on offer...
Established in 1992, Arcadia is an Australian owned and operated family business featuring their stunning handcrafted silver jewellery. There's a a strong focus on Fair trade and ethically sourced wares, both local and from abroad, supporting traditional cultures.
Stocks include tribal rugs, jewellery,alpaca, homewares, clothing, Aboriginal art, crafted Silver and gemstone Jewellery, block print indigo shirts, authentic Afghan rugs & alpaca.
Arcadia are also now stocking Australian Aboriginal handcrafted art made from Australian hardwoods Mulga and Redgum from their friends at Maruku Arts -100% Aboriginal owned NFP (not for profit) organisation promoting Central and Western desert art , craft and culture across 22 communities and 3 languages since 1984.
Sourcing, making and designing jewellery from small workshops both locally and abroad owners Tarquin & Daniél stock an amazing range, perfect for that unique home or person.
In tune with nature and with international fashion directions - be it classic, modern or edgy, it's simply a wonderful shop to browse through with a extensive range you'd be hard pressed to find elsewhere.
WALLABY & WOMBAT
Wallaby and Wombat is a rare gem - ALL AUSTRALIAN MADE! Featuring a wide range of affordable products from cuddly children's toys to lovely handmade Australian soaps.
There's also jewellery, souvenirs, games, puzzles, decor, kitchenalia & tea towels, Australian handcrafted timber and some truly unique Australian gifts you'd be hard pressed to find anywhere on the south coast.
It's the perfect spot to pick up something for overseas friends or find a genuine Australian souvenir of your travels.
Wallaby & Wombat is located right across from the Dromedary Hotel in the main street of Central Tilba and is open 6 days, Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
You never know what you'll find in this little jewel of a store! Owners Greg & Peita specialise in decorative items for the home, with a focus on Australian creativity and design, combining beautifully with selected antique and vintage pieces sourced locally and abroad.
Housed in an original cottage built in 1895, are stylish cushions, unusual lamps, local artwork, jewellery, clothing and accessories and of course those fabulous one-offs, so sought after for that special spot in your home.
Fun, quirky, pretty & interesting are the order of the day, Mockingbird Lane is not to be missed for an extended browse.
Open 7 days right next door to the Dromedary Hotel.
TILBA LEATHER & COUNTRY STORE
Trading since 1982, stepping into this authentic quality leather good store and breathing in the aroma of beautiful leathers is like going back in time!
Proprietor Phil, is a self-taught leather craftsman with decades of experience and a wealth of knowledge from repairing saddles and making a wide range of leather good including belts, bridles, pouches & whips.
Tilba Leather stocks a range of traditional leatherwork items complementing the latest design trends with the focus on Australian made. You'll find boots, shoes, belts, bags, whips, bridles, wallets, purses and so much more.
Open 7 days a week in the main street of Central Tilba, call in and say hello to Phil and Debbie and browse their fantastic range for yourself.
Hemp clothes to make a skinny bloke handsome,
Hip clothes to make a fat lady sing....
Enlightening books and cards that are awesome,
Handcrafted Jewellery and that special thing!
Visit Shanti & Sol's unique shop filled with spiritual vibes, uplifting music & all kinds of colourful creations.
Fun and games is the order of the day at Tilba Tricks! Specialising in handmade & wooden toys you'll also find traditional & contemporary games, puzzles, kites, trinkets, gifts and quirky little items to put a smile on your face.
Plus adorable cuddly hand knitted toys.
Lots of fun for the young and young at heart!
Explore your taste for anything from the classic to the quirky, an amazing jewellery collection evolved from the streets of Paris bringing you pieces from passionate designers all over the world!