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  • TropicNow is very excited to launch the pop-up Tropic Shop.

    Too busy or stressed to know what to buy this Christmas?

    Don't be. We've partnered with our friends at Makin' Whoopee and the KickArts Shop to select some cool products so you don't have to rush around.

    Just drop in to Tropic HQ at Shop 1/103 Mulgrave Rd Cairns, where you'll find our pop-up shop featuring a curated selection of bespoke gifts for men, women and kids.

    All gifts are priced under $60 and each one is produced by small Australian businesses, including some from Cairns. See the full gift catalogue below.

    We're open from 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday, and credit card facilities are available.

    Tropic Shop

    Brought to you by TropicNow, Makin' Whoopee and KickArts Shop
    Shop 1/103 Mulgrave Rd. Cairns
    Weekdays 10am - 5pm

    Gift Catalogue

    1. Wellington's Wicks

    Beautiful soy candles, reed diffusers, oil burners and melts made in Cairns from chemical free soy wax and pure essential oils.

    Oil Burner: $30
    Melts: $12
    Reed Diffusers: $38

    2. Moonlight Co.

    Local husband and wife team making cute stationery and funky concrete homewares.

    A5 ready to frame prints: $12
    A4 ready to frame print: $18
    Lidded trinket dish: $20
    Large pot/bowl: $38

    3. Olieve & Olie
    (Mornington Peninsula)

    Small family business in rural Victoria making beautiful, organic unisex skincare products hand mixed by mum, a former chemist.

    Hand cream: $27
    Shaving gel: $22
    Body scrubs: $22

    4. Topaz Sustainable Timbers
    (Atherton Tablelands)

    Featuring sustainably grown native Australian timbers, we love these because no two boards are the same and each brings a little bit of the rainforest into the kitchen.

    Black Wattle Bread Board $43


    5. Blak Flair

    A KickArts creative merchandise project, these are affordable works of art for your kitchen or for your wall – they look great in a frame.

    Zane Saunders ‘Time keeper’ tea towel $20
    Margaret Mara ‘Mangroves’ tea towel $20

    6. Tropic Group

    Keep abreast of what’s happening in the Cairns region with Tropic Magazine. A perfect gift for family and friends living outside the region as each issue is hand delivered to their door.

    Tropic magazine 12 month subscription: $48

    7. Robert Gordon Australia

    An iconic Aussie family business producing high-quality ceramic pieces for big and little people.

    Mini hug mugs: $17

    8. The Beep Bell

    Beep brings art to the streets with their premium steel bicycles bells with a classic ring.

    Fairy bread bell: $30

    9. Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir

    Our local choir has produced a beautiful new children's book featuring text from a local elder and pictures by the choristers themselves.

    Boori Guman children’s book: $27

    10. Love Mae
    (Byron Bay)

    Beautifully crafted, non-toxic and environmentally friendly dinner sets for kids made from bamboo.

    Kid’s 5-piece bamboo dinner set: $41

    11. Keep Cup

    This small business has grown into a big Aussie icon of the reuse movement, making outstandingly funky, barista standard reusable cups for coffee and any other take away drink.

    Small Star Wars: $28
    Medium size: $18
    Medium size (glass): $28

    12. Hannah Murray

    All designs are from original artworks by TNQ artist Hannah Murray. Sure to bring a little bit of paradise into any abode.

    “Tropicalia” cushion cover: $48

    13. Timber & Cotton

    A Makin’ Whoopee best-seller, Timber & Cotton creates fun, funky, contemporary jewellery made in a Cairns home studio.

    Acrylic studs: $11
    Metal studs: $11
    Medium dangles: $27
    Acrylic and metal dangles: $30
    Luna dangles: $38

    14. Cool Earth Ceramics

    Hand formed clay bead necklaces by Shireen Talibudeen that will absorb and store any essential oils you wear on your skin making it a truly personalized accessory and gift.

    Handmade clay bead necklace: $35

    Tropic Shop gift selection