Christmas gifts for husband

by Brittany Wheeler

So you’ve exhausted the usual socks, ties and fishing rod? Ditch the ordinary and go straight to extraordinary with an experience from RedBalloon. When it comes to the perfect Christmas gift for your husband, it’s all about choosing something unique and specially thought out for them. Depending on his personality and interests, you could send him flying in a military aircraft, out to sea on a fishing adventure or to a craft brewery for a thirst-quenching tasting paddle. To help get your creative juices flowing, we’ve rounded up 10 epic experiences that are sure to get your husband’s tick of approval.

Man holding wobbegong shark
NSW: Fishing trip offshore reef including breakfast – half day

Is your husband a fishing fiend? Gift him a half day guided fishing charter off the Port Hacking River. If you’re lucky, he might even bring home some dinner!

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Beer ingredients
WA: Brew your own beer at a micro brewery – 50 litres

The ultimate gift for a beer lover. He’ll roll up his sleeves and have a blast brewing his own beer, choosing from over 160 recipes dependant on his tastes. 2-3 weeks later, he’ll return to bottle up his liquid gold creation.

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Man inside V8 race car with professional driver
VIC: V8 race car driving experience – 6 laps

If your hubbie is a bit of a rev head, indulge him with an exhilarating V8 race car driving experience at Sandown Raceway. He’ll get suited up in a race suit and get behind the wheel for six blistering laps.

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Small aircraft on tarmac
QLD: Learn to fly discovery flight with video – 30 minutes

Whether his childhood dream was to become a pilot or he has a fascination of flying, this trial introductory flight over Brisbane will be an experience he’ll never forget.

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Man swinging golf club on golf course
NSW: Golf round on a championship course with cart hire – for 2

Treat him to an 18-hole round of golf on one of Sydney’s finest golf courses. Go along for the game or send him off with a mate. A GPS equipped golf cart is also included.

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Adelaide oval twilight roof climb
SA: Adelaide Oval roof climb – twilight  

Watch the excitement on his face when you gift him a twilight roof climb at Adelaide Oval. He’ll learn about the history of the popular sporting oval along the way and be rewarded with stunning views of the coastline and Adelaide Hills.

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Off road rally car driving
NSW: Rally drive with hot lap experience – 13 laps

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Sticky ribs
QLD: American smoking BBQ cooking class

Is your husband a repeat offender of burning meat? Or perhaps as fancy as he gets is steak and sausages? This American smoking BBQ cooking class will teach him new techniques as well as tips and tricks on temperature and timing. This is a gift that will also benefit you!

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Pub meal with beer tasting paddles
VIC: Brewery tour, beer tasting and traditional pub meal

You can’t go wrong with a guided tour and tasting at the iconic Carlton Brewhouse, Australia’s largest brewery. The beer tasting session is of course complemented with some delicious pub grub!

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Rhapsody Resort Gold Coast overlooking Surfers Paradise beach
QLD: 2 night seaside escape with breakfast, wine and bike hire

Whisk him away for a two night seaside escape just metres from Surfers Paradise Beach. It’s the perfect base if you wish to explore the local attractions or if you wish to stay in and cocoon, you’ll love the complimentary sparkling wine and chocolates on arrival.

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Wanting more Christmas present for husband inspiration? Browse our full range of Christmas gifts HERE.

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