Vintage & Retro Trail

Nambour has a flourishing retro and vintage scene with many op shops, specialty collectible stores as well as businesses creating repurposed furniture.  It is the perfect place to discover original items and treasurers from times past.

Nambour’s Vintage and Retro Trail is designed to guide you along a path of retail discovery.

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There are also unique cafes and quirky bars including a craft brewery to explore along the Trail as you move throughout town.
Nambour also has an impressive line-up of events scheduled throughout the year including Retro Rocks, Classic Car shows and the Collectorama Fairs.

There are interactive artworks to experience as well as large-scale public paintings and sculptures plus great parks, children’s playgrounds and walking tracks along Petrie Creek.  Visit the Museum to uncover Nambour’s interesting history and keep an eye out for the heritage listed tramway tracks as you move through town.

Enjoy the country hospitality for a day trip or stay overnight.  You may be surprised by what you discover!!
The Vintage and Retro Trail is an initiative of the Nambour Activation Plan. It has been produced in partnership with local businesses and community groups with the support of Nambour Alliance and Sunshine Coast Council.

Download our vintage and retro map so you can discover Nambour’s array of unique shops

Shop List


1.

Neighbours Aid

(07) 5441 4150
99 Howard St
www.neighboursaid.org

Hours: M-F 8:30am – 4:00pm; Sat 8:30am – noon

A large store that sells preloved goods including furniture, hardware, clothing, bric a brac, electrical goods, toys, books, collectibles music & games.

It is a social enterprise supporting approximately 1000 children in Malawi, Kenya, India, Fiji and Israel.


2.

Mr Beesley Vintage Clothing

0457 099 829
The Old Ambulance Station, 80 Howard St
www.mrbeesley.com

Hours: M-F 9:30am – 5:00pm; Sat 9:00am – 3:00pm

Truly authentic vintage items including men’s & women’s vintage clothing, shoes, handbags & jewellery.


3.

Vinnies Nambour

(07) 5476 2942
22 Howard St
www.vinnies.org.au/shops/view/72

Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:00pm; Sat 9:00am – 1:00pm

Affordable pre-loved items, good quality clothing, accessories, books, shoes & bric-a-brac.

Services & inspires change in the local community for children, families, emergency & disaster relief, education services, emergency housing & homelessness.


4.

Helping Children Smile

(07) 5476 3797
33 Howard St
www.helpingchildrensmile.org.au

Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:00pm; Sat 9:00am – noon

Preloved clothing, accessories & books.

Raises funds to send missions to the Philippines to provide reconstructive facial surgery for Filipino children.


5.

Backbeat Records

(07) 5441 5304
29b Howard St
www.facebook.com/Backbeatrecords/

Hours: M-F 9:30am – 5:00pm; Sat 9:30am – 3:30pm

Selling retro vinyl records, t-shirts, block mounts, DVDs, cassette tapes, CDs & books.

Operating for 20 years on the Sunshine Coast.


6.

Arsenic & Love Letters

14 Queen St
0424 276 487
Facebook Page

Hours: M- Sat 10:00am – 4:00pm
Authentic antique and vintage furniture, children’s & women’s clothing & bric a brac.

Mother and daughter team continuing their long tradition of more than 30 years, scavenging undiscovered treasures, to on sell to collectors, admirers and even museums.


7.

Lifeline Shop

(07) 5476 2077
23 Lowe St
www.mysunshinecoast.com.au/business/display/lifeline-shop-nambour,38052,1607

Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:30pm; Sat 9:00am – 2:00pm

Specialises in quality street wear, manchester, accessories & women’s labels. Also brand new mattresses at a great price.

Supporting crisis support services, including the 131114 Crisis Support Line.


8.

Nambour Pawnbroker & Second-hand

(07) 5441 6011
29 Short St
www.facebook.com/Nambourpawnbrokers

Hours: M-F 9:00am – 5:00pm; Sat 9:00am – noon

Musical instruments, scrap gold & silver, jewellery, TVs, stereos, CDs, DVDs, tools, sport & fitness equipment, phones, laptops, boats, bicycles, motor bikes & gear, electronic equipment, collectibles, mowers & chainsaws.


9.

Nambour Book Exchange

(07) 5441 3255
Downstairs, cnr Currie St & Howard St
www.nambourbookexchange.webs.com

Hours: M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm; Sat 8:00am – noon

Second-hand & vintage fiction, non-fiction, service manuals, religion, alternative & sci-fi books.

The business was started by the owner’s parents 30 years ago.


10.

The Time Machine

(07) 5441 2647
101 Currie St
https://www.facebook.com/TheTimeMachineQLD/

Hours: M-F 10:00am – 5:00pm; Sat 10:00am – 2:30pm

Trading vinyl records, comics, vintage games, toys, collectibles and pop culture memorabilia.


11.

Aladdin’s Eclectic Treasures

0475 757 476
95 Currie St
www.facebook.com/aladdinselectictreasures/

Hours: M-F 10:00am – 4:00pm; Sat 9:00am – 2:00pm

Furniture & homewares, retro, vintage & antique items. An eclectic mix of shiny treasures.


12.

Endeavour Foundation Recycled Clothing Store

(07) 5441 2031
91 Currie St
www.endeavour.com.au/shop-with-us

Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:00pm; Sat 9:00am – noon

An amazing range of recycled clothing, shoes, jewellery, bric a brac & more.

All proceeds go towards supporting people with a disability. Helping bring real possibilities to life at home, work & play.


13.

GPAI Creative

(07) 5476 0365
89 Currie St
www.gpai.org.au

Hours: M-F 9:00am – 5:00pm; Sat 9:00am – noon

Soft furnishings, ottomans & bags from preloved high grade remnant fabrics, vintage & quirky furniture & gifts. Charity Golf Pro Shop with cheapest preloved golf balls & agents for Golf Gurus.

Funds raised go to create and deliver Specialty Golf Programs for the disadvantaged in local community.


14.

Marjies Place

2 Price St

Hours: Tu-W 10:30am – 4:00pm; F 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Collectibles & curios, repurposed cane furniture, household items both new and pre-loved.
Marjie was the owner’s mother, and the shop has that sense of sentimentality too.


15.

Sunshine Hospice

(07) 5441 5007
28 Currie St
www.sunshinehospice.org.au/nambour-shop

Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:00pm

Good clean furniture, men’s women’s and children’s clothing, fashion accessories & household items, toys, bric a brac, linen, books, fill-a-bag with clothes for $5, fill-a-bag for $2 & 50c bargain books.
Funds support nursing staff to provide palliative & cancer care at their hospice to people nearing the end of their lives.


16.

Seek and Find

(07) 5441 6060
The Courtyard Level 1, Shop 52, C-Square, 52-64 Currie St
www.c-squarenambour.com.au/seek-and-find/

Hours: M-F 10:00am – 4:00pm

Offers a warm inviting mix of boutique, vintage and rustic decor with a wonderful range of clothing, accessories and bric a brac.

Profits are for worthy projects in Nambour.


17.

Urban Fiction Comics

0449 259 628
RELOCATED TO: Upper Level at C-Square, 52-64 Currie St
www.urbanfiction.com.au

Hours: M-W 11:00am – 6:00pm; Th-F 11:00am – 9:00pm; Sat & Sun 11:00am – 6:00pm

New release comics shipped direct from the US every Friday. Also stock board games, art supplies & pop culture merchandise.

Sunshine Coast’s only Comic Book shop.
Come down and play board games on Thursday nights & Magic: the Gathering (card game) every Friday.


18.

Red Shield Family Store

(07) 5441 6458
163 Currie St
www.salvos.org.au/contact-us/find-the-salvos-near-you/place/qnaf/

Hours: M-F 9:00am – 4:30pm; Sat 9:00am – 1:00pm

The Salvation Army’s outlet sells preloved clothing, accessories & books & features a special vintage and collectibles area.

Funds go to give people freedom from fear, neglect, poverty & addiction; freedom to dream, love, make a difference & to live life to the full.


19.

Cafe Create (formerly Elza’s Interactive Gallery)

0414 308 633
36-38 Price St
www.elzasinteractivegallery.com

Hours: Monday closed; Tues-Thu 7:30am – 3pm; Fri 8am-1pm; Sat 8:00am – 1:00pm

Creative family friendly space selling custom-made re-purposed pallet furniture, boho clothing & unique art.

Bring the Vintage & Retro brochure for ‘2 for 1’ coffees.


20.

Bloomhill Op Shop

(07) 5476 1779
46 Hospital Rd
www.bloomhill.com.au

Hours: M-Tues 9:00am – 4:00pm; W-F 9:00am – 4:30pm

Preloved clothing, accessories, books & bric a brac.

Supporting people of all ages on the Sunshine Coast to live well with cancer.


21.

Nambour Trading Post

(07)5441 5591
60 National Park Rd
www.facebook.com/pg/NambourTradingPost/about/

Hours: M-F 8:30am – 4:30pm; Sat 8:30am – noon

Buys & sells mostly preloved furniture. Also books & household goods.

Family based business.


22.

Sunshine Coast Demolition and Salvage

(07)5476 1224
Shed 3/8 Colless Lane
www.scsalvage.com.au

Hours: M-F 8:00am to 4:00pm; Sat 8:30-noon

Buys & sells pre-loved doors, windows, timbers & furniture.

Family business since 1964 in Queensland.
Great place for artists looking for that special piece & the home renovator.


My Secret Sisters Wardrobe

0459 751 521
20 Queen Street
https://www.facebook.com/MySecretSistersWardrobe/

Hours: M-F 9:00am to 4:00pm; Sat 8:30-1:30pm

Buy, borrow or swap clothes, hats, jewellery, handbags, shoes and accessories including pre-loved outfits.