Unique birthday gifts

by Elisa Parry

It’s easy to fall into the habit of buying people the same type of birthday presents each year. But when it comes to those milestone moments, it’s always nice to treat someone to something they aren’t expecting. With thousands of experiences to choose from, we’ve got the perfect gift for all ages. Here are a couple of unique experiences you may not have thought of, that make wonderful birthday gifts.

Humpback whale with calf
Gift a whale watching cruise

Gift someone the chance to experience these majestic animals in the wild. You can experience whale watching cruises all over Australia from Sydney Harbour to Albany!

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Sake Dragon Egg
Gift a Saké restaurant six-course Champagne lunch

Is your friend a self-confessed foodie? Why not treat them to a delicious Japanese meal at Saké in Double Bay. You’ll get to catch up over an exquisite six-course lunch with free-flowing bubbles. And, you’ll also get to experience the spectacular Dragon Egg for dessert (best birthday cake ever!).

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High Tea Gunners Barracks
Gift a high tea experience

High tea is a lovely gift idea. You get to spend time together while enjoying a delicious range of sweet and savoury treats! We have high tea experiences across the country and some of them have some pretty incredible views.

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Gift a 24K gold burger and Ferrero Rocher shake for two

While we’re on the topic of delicious food. Have you heard about our 24K gold burger and Ferrero Rocher shake? It’s a killer combo and the perfect present for anyone who likes their burgers with a side of bling.

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Glamping at Yallingup
Gift a glamping getaway

Gift someone the chance to get back to nature – with all the mod cons like a super comfy bed and bar fridge! Once you’ve tried glamping, you may never go back to camping…

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River running through the Snowy Mountains
Gift a two-night Snowy Mountains escape

Looking to spoil your partner with a surprise birthday gift? Whisk them away for a weekend of indulgence in the Snowy Mountains. This experience includes daily buffet breakfast, a bottle of wine and a dinner voucher for the onsite restaurant as well as a spa treatment per person. This is the perfect place to relax and unwind.

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Girl jumping out of a plane while skydiving
Gift them the chance to try skydiving

Got to buy a birthday gift for a thrill seeker? Get organised, get a group of friends to go in together and gift them the chance to try skydiving! This is one birthday gift they’ll never forget.

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Gift a luxury helicopter flight and winery tour

This experience will make the lucky recipient feel like a rock star as they cruise over Brisbane taking in the sights from the sky before landing at a winery to enjoy a tasting. It’s the ultimate VIP package for those that love adventure and wine!

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Spa overlooking beach on Kangaroo Island
Gift a getaway

Know someone who’s well overdue a holiday? Gift them a mini-break! They’ll love the chance to escape the daily grind for a couple of days either by the beach or near a vineyard. We have a huge range of getaways right across Australia.

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Giraffes at Werribee Zoo
Gift an overnight zoo safari with dinner and breakfast

This is the ultimate gift for the animal lover in your life. Experience an overnight zoo safari and spend the night in a private luxury tent! There are plenty of chances to get up close and personal with a range of animals! This is an experience they’ll cherish forever.

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V8 Race Car on the race track
Gift a V8 race car driving experience

Got a friend who likes to put the pedal to the metal? Let them embrace their need for speed in a V8 supercar experience. This is guaranteed to get their heart racing.

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