So you’re probably thinking, ‘How on earth it is March already?’ Your loved ones’ birthday has come up yet again and you’ve only just got over the shopping stress of last year. Choosing the perfect gift can be a lot of pressure, but don’t fret, we’ve done the hard work for you this time round. It’s time to think outside of the [gift] box and surprise them with an enriching experience. From skydiving and hot air ballooning to dining and V8 driving, we’ve rounded up some of the best gift ideas for those celebrating a birthday in March. With autumn’s cool, crisp air, stunning array of colours and perfect sea conditions, perhaps you should buy a voucher for two and share the experience together!
Get a bird’s eye view of the Great Ocean Road as you leap into the sky! Strapped to an experienced tandem instructor, they’ll freefall at up to 220km/hr before gliding under the parachute and soaking in views of the Victorian coastline.
Take your Hunter Valley weekend away to the next level with a sunrise hot air balloon flight. Together you’ll float peacefully over the region before enjoying a celebratory champagne breakfast at a local winery.
Surprise the foodie in your life with an exciting 5 course South East Asian-inspired lunch tucked away in one of Melbourne’s famous laneways. Savour Insta-worthy dishes that are bursting with flavour and wash it all down with a cocktail.
Be taken on a journey through XXXX Brewery’s fascinating 140 year history with a guided tour. Visit the packaging museum and view historical artefacts before indulging in a tasting session and meal.
Pack your bags for a two night mini-break nestled in the beautiful Tweed Valley. This couples only retreat is surrounded by lush Australian rainforest and includes daily breakfast, rose petals, candles and a bottle of wine on arrival.
If your loved one enjoys the finer things in life, look no further than this elegant afternoon tea at the historic Hadley’s Orient Hotel. They’ll sip on sparkling wine and nibble on an exquisite array of sweet and savoury treats.
Unleash your inner revhead with a thrilling V8 race car driving experience at Barbagallo Raceway. After suiting up and listening to a safety briefing, they’ll meet their in-car coach and get behind the wheel for 6 blistering laps.
Head out into the deep blue sea for a relaxing and fun-filled day of fishing. They’ll learn tips and tricks from the expert crew throughout the experience plus enjoy breakfast, coffee, tea and biscuits on board.
The perfect gift for the workaholic if your life, whisk them away for an overnight escape in the beautiful beachside town of Portsea. Relaxation will be taken to a whole new level with two bathing passes to the Peninsula Hot Springs. A 2 course dinner at the resort and breakfast basket tops off your stay.
Treat them to some ‘me time’ with a few hours of bliss at Canberra’s most luxurious day spa. They’ll surrender to a relaxing 60 minute full body massage before enjoying the spa’s wet-room facilities including an infrared sauna, steam room and cave pool.