About Us

Dafel Dolls & Bears has been in operation since 1941 providing customers with glorious gifts, stunning keepsakes and creating beautiful memories for many, many kids, and big kids alike.
Customers are amazed at the wonderful collection we have in-store and love to browse through our unique range as they remember their own childhood memories. From the weird and wonderful to the delicate and delightful, there really is something here for everyone.
Mother and daughter co-founders, [name] and Lisa, started the business after realising their love for dolls and bears had outgrown their home and they wanted to share that love with all walks of life. With an abundant amount of knowledge of the toy industry, specialising in dolls and bears, [name] and Lisa grew the business from a few precious items to the amazing shop that now stands in Melbourne’s CBD.
For over 70 years, Dafel Dolls & Bears has gone from strength to strength, carrying on a beautiful tradition and stocking some of the worlds most rare and collectable items that have reached customers world-wide.
There is so much to see at Dafel’s and you are sure to find that special item for a loved one (or yourself). Come on in and browse through the shop, we would love to see you here.