10 experiences to do with Mum

by Elisa Parry

Because experiences are better when shared.

Think about all those items on your bucket list. Now think about how many of those experiences you would love to do with your mum by your side? Here are 10 experiences to do together from skydiving to pamper packages – there is something to suit everyone.

Girls weekend away

Take some time out for the hustle and bustle of everyday life and treat yourselves to a weekend away. We’re thinking somewhere sunny like Port Douglas – where you could add on a trip to the Great Barrier Reef. Or somewhere super relaxing like the Blue Mountains, Yarra Valley or the Mornington Peninsula.

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Enjoy some wine time

Spend a day exploring your favourite wine region. From the Hunter Valley to the Barossa Valley, Yarra Valley or even Tasmania – we have a wide range of wine tours available all over the country. If you’re looking for something extra special, try the Penfolds winemaking experience.

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Go hot air ballooning

Yes, you’ll be up for a very early start to the day – but trust us, the view will be worth it. Hot air ballooning is one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences and a beautiful moment to share with your mum.

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Learn how to fly

Can you see your mum in the pilot’s seat? If she loves to be in control, gift her a flying lesson. If you think she’d be a little too nervous to take to the skies, there’s always flying simulators which are a great place to test her skills. If she loves the experience, you can always upgrade to the real thing next year.

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Jump out of a plane!

This experience might not be for everyone, but we think there’s more than a few adrenaline seeking mother and daughter duo’s out there who would love to go skydiving! If the thought of jumping out of a plane is too scary – there is always to option of indoor skydiving.

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Take a cruise

Spend a day on the water together. There are so many different types of cruises available from sightseeing cruises, to whale watching and even tall ship adventures.

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Indulge in a pamper package

How does a detoxing sauna, flotation tank and salt therapy package sound? What about a hot springs and dinner experience for two? Treat yourself and your mum to the ultimate pampering session.

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Go diving with sharks

If you’re both up for skydiving, chances are you’ll both be brave enough to dive with sharks! You’ve got the choice to dive in an aquarium environment or in the wild! Either way, this will be an experience you’ll never forget!

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Enjoy high tea

High tea is the perfect mother-daughter date! From high tea with harbour views to a high tea cruise, there are some beautiful places to indulge in some sweet and savoury treats all across Australia.

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Learn to surf

Learning to surf is a bucket list item for most people. You could always book a cheeky getaway to Byron Bay and take a surfing lesson together at one of the most beautiful beaches in the country! If the waves prove too much, there is always stand up paddle boarding. You’ll be a bit shaky to start with – but with a little help from the experts, you’ll be a pro in no time!

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