Experience Gifting

Life is full of precious moments. That feeling you get when you give someone the perfect gift is one of them. At RedBalloon, we’re here to help you become a gifting hero.

Looking for gift ideas? You’ve come to the right place. When you gift someone a RedBalloon experience their journey begins, where it takes them is up to you. Take inspiration from our articles and customer reviews on gifts guaranteed to show the person you love just how much you care. Get ready to #ExperienceGifting.
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Australia's most romantic destinations

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Why not take some time with your partner or adventure buddy to write down some experience you’d love to do together.

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Top 10 bucket list experiences

The time is now! Need some inspiration? Here are 10 experiences we think are worthy of everyone’s bucket list…

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Customer Reviews
Customer review: Rainbow Beach horse ride

"I loved this ride and would absolutely go again in addition to recommending it to anyone who visits!”

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Customer review: break room experience

"My cousin loved his present, we had a blast! Thank you so much for such an amazing adventure and such a simple gift to organise.”

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Customer review: guided wine tasting with lunch

“This was a birthday gift to remember: and for all the right reasons!"

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Customer review: guided Daintree Rainforest tour

“This experience is 100% worth it. If you only had 2 days in Port Douglas I would recommend spending one day on the reef and one day doing this tour."

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Customer review: V8 race car driving experience

"Outstanding experience. Exhilarating and adrenalin filled and I just loved it. If you have a love for anything that goes fast this is for you. Just had a ball."

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Customer review: swim with dolphins & seals

"This was an absolutely brilliant day. The seals were legendary and we were lucky enough to have a swim with dolphins"

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Things to do
Things to do on the Gold Coast

There’s loads of fun for the whole family on the Gold Coast.

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Things to do in QLD and the NT

Here are some exciting (and kid-friendly) experiences to enjoy over the summer holidays.

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Things to do in Sydney

There are plenty of things to do in Sydney all year round, but the city really comes alive in summer.

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Things to do in the Hunter Valley

We’re going to let you in on a secret - there’s a lot more to the Hunter Valley than just good wine!

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Things to do on the Mornington Peninsula

Just an hour south of the city, Mornington Peninsula is a stunning seaside region with plenty to see and do.

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Things to do in Perth

Think crystal clear waters, unique wildlife (quokkas!) and world-famous wine. Here’s a couple of places to explore on your next trip to Western Australia.

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Things to do in Melbourne

These Melbourne experiences will allow you to enjoy the best of what the city has to offer from a truly unique perspective.

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Things to do in Cairns

If you haven’t had the chance to spend much time in Cairns, make sure it’s on your list of places to see this year.

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Everything you need to know about indoor skydiving

Insane. Crazy. Unbelievable. Surreal. It’s hard to describe the feeling of flying (yes, FLYING) in a giant glass wind tunnel.

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Luxury glamping in Bendigo

We have a range of glamping experiences on our site and our newest addition takes luxury camping to a whole new level.

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Melbourne’s rooftop airstream accommodation

This boutique hotel offers accommodation in six chrome airstream trailers in the most glamorous trailer park you’ve ever seen in your life.

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Cooking classes

Maybe you’ve been inspired by MKR or simply want to add to your weekly kitchen repertoire? Here are a few cooking classes that should probably be on your radar.

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Occasion Gift Ideas
Unique birthday gifts

When it comes to those milestone moments, it’s always nice to treat someone to something they aren’t expecting.

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21st birthday gift ideas

Gifting an experience is a great way to ensure they’ll remember their 21st gift forever.

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30th birthday gift ideas

Help them celebrate a new chapter by ticking an experience off their bucket list.

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60th birthday gift ideas

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Birthday gifts for animal lovers

From shark diving to cuddling koalas – there is something to suit everyone!

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Gifts for him

Men can be tricky to buy for… Usually because if they want something, chances are they went out and bought it for themselves.

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Gifts for her

Whatever you are celebrating, we have an experience gift she is bound to love.

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Engagement gift etiquette

Heading to an engagement party and not quite sure whether you’re expected to bring a gift?

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Wedding anniversary gifts

If you're stuck for ideas of what to get your spouse for your wedding anniversary, look to tradition for some inspiration.

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Anniversary gift reviews

Here are some experiences our customers have enjoyed as anniversary gifts.

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Graduation gifts

If you're stuck for ideas of what to get your spouse for your wedding anniversary, look to tradition for some inspiration.

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Wedding gift ideas

What is the best gift for a wedding? An experience they can share together.

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High tea is a lovely way to celebrate a special occasion from hen’s parties to birthdays even baby showers.

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Don’t miss out on the chance to experience Sydney Harbour in style.

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You’ll leave with full bellies and a bunch of new favourite haunts you’ll be keen to return to next time you’re in town.

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Whale watching season

If you’re looking for a relaxing whale watching cruise, this probably isn’t the experience for you, but if you’re up for an adventure the speed boat thrill ride is the only way to do it!

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Places to see
Activities to try this summer

Make the most of the summer break wherever you are in Australia.

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Best weekend getaways

There’s something for everyone with romantic, adventurous, luxurious and family-friendly getaway options available.

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Glamping in the Shoalhaven

After a cruisy three-and-a-half-hour drive from the city we arrived at the campsite in the dark and almost tripped over a wombat on the way to our tent.

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