There are two supermarkets in Bowen, which stock most things that you will need:
IGA in the Bowen CBD (open Sundays).
Woolworths at the Centrepoint Plaza.
There are also Asian grocery stores in Williams Street that stock many items from Japan.
If you feel like seafood, Bowen is the place to be! Our seafood is caught locally so its always very fresh and a good price. You can visit Arabon Seafood or Birds Fish Bar for fresh seafood to cook at home.
There are a few options for clothing in Bowen. Target is a department store with well priced clothing, footwear and underwear. It is located next to IGA. If you are on a budget, you can try one of many second hand clothing shops, such as Salvation Army, Australian Red Cross or Vinnies. These shops are a great option for farm clothing. If you are looking for running shoes, sports clothes and swimmers, Sports Power at Centrepoint Plaza is a great place.
There is one discount shop (Prices Plus) in Bowen, located at Centrepoint Plaza. If you’re looking for costumes, party supplies, kitchen ware, cords for devices and more, this is the place for a bargain.
There are two newsagencies in Bowen, where you can buy gifts and cards. They are Bowen Plaza News and Hickmott’s Supa News.
For fishing supplies there are two fishing shops located in Williams Street. The friendly staff will help you buy the right rods, line and lures for fishing around Bowen.
There are two hardware shops in Bowen, Home Hardware and Mitre 10. If you need an esky, drink bottle or boots for work, these are the best shops. The staff will help you find what you need.
If you are looking for advice on taking a tour or holiday, you can talk to the team at Bowen Tourism. There is a booth at the front beach with holiday brochures, or the Information Centre next to the Big Mango – who are also famous for their yummy frozen mango!