It’s that time again, you need a new deck. Being nothing more than a refined plank of wood, skateboard decks are ridiculously durable. Therefore finding a truly perfect deck for yourself should be of the utmost importance. Whether your last one’s cracked, snapped or you just find yourself with some extra cash in your pockets, here is a helpful guide to the 11 Best Skateboard Shops in Sydney. Whatever kind of board you are in the market for the lads at these shops will be able to sort you out. We’ve chosen these stores because they offer a wide range of products, provide expert knowledge and they are all dedicated to helping skaters get what they need.
Established back in 1996, Boarders is the brainchild of two chaps (Al & Mark) who have encapsulated their passion for both skating and snowboarding into one of the best skate shops in Sydney. Offering both stellar in-store selection and advice, as well as an online alternative, so you’ll be sure to find what you’re hunting for.
646 Pittwater Road, Brookvale NSW 2100
335 Skate Supply
When it comes to providing a wide scope of the best new and old brands, 335 Skate Supply certainly delivers. Featuring products from all over the world, while delivering exceptional service to skaters of all disciplines, from beginner all the way to advanced.
335 Stanmore Road, Petersham 2049 NSW
Located in Cronulla, Lodown is committed to providing customers with an impressively massive list of quality products from both local and international brands. It offers this alongside exceptional customer, to ensure that Lodown is a positive influence in the local skating community. Its team of extremely talented expert staff, will ensure you’re skating in the right direction soon enough.
140 Cronulla Street, Cronulla NSW 2230
This particular store is not necessarily similar to others on our list. Hopkin is an exclusively online shop that is based out of Pymble. Run by James Hopkin and staffed by a crack crew of skaters, Hopkin provides a carefully selected list of brands and products on their website to ensure that you get only the best.
Pymble NSW 2073
STM has been in business for over 30 years now, remaining family-owned in all that time. Initially starting as a ski and sailboard store in the early 1980’s the store has evolved to be a Ski, Snowboard, Skate and Surf institution for Sydney’s action sports enthusiasts, all of which is run out of their shop in Bondi Junction.
426 Oxford Street, Bondi Junction NSW 2022
With one of its shops based in Penrith, Kingpin strives to deliver a multitude of products to an ever increasing and demanding public. Not only does the store specialise in decks and apparel, it also provides quality camera and filming equipment to not only skaters but filmmakers alike.
1/552 High Street, Penrith NSW 2751
Beginning its life as the first dedicated inline skate store in New South Wales in 1991, Manly Blades as it was known back then has grown to become one of Sydney’s best skate shops. The shop also regularly holds programs and coaching sessions for kids hoping to increase the number of people shredding on either two, four or eight wheels.
2/49 North Steyne, Manly NSW 2095
U.P.S is a boutique skate shop focussing on providing quality products to the wider skater public from both championed local and stellar international brands. With a commitment to be owned and run by skaters, this Chippendale shop should definitely be on your radar.
Ground Floor, Central Park Shopping Centre, 28 Broadway, Chippendale NSW 2008
ABD Skate Supply
ABD Skate Supply is a new player in the Sydney skate shop scene, but it is quickly winning over fans with its impressive selection of products. Stocking the latest and greatest decks and clothing as well as an impressive assortment of stickers and accessories.
6/6-14 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Basement Skate is wall to wall with skateboards, It’s one of the biggest pure hardware skate shops in Australia. Supporting local competitions and events as well as having an emphasis on growing the sport, This Redfern shopfront encourages locals to come shop in-store or simply just hang out.
136 Regent Street, Redfern NSW 2016
Setting up shop in Darlinghurst, 99 Degrees has strived to not only provide its own brand to consumers but also other quality products to the wider Sydney skating community. It definitely deserves its spot on our list of the best skateboard shops in Sydney.
1/257 Crown Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010