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Always on the look out for a unique Mother’s Day Gift idea, we have compiled a list of fabulous ideas that you can get your mum this Sunday 8 May 2022 to show her how much you care. Say goodbye to the chocolates and flowers (or get those as well) and hello to unique gift ideas that have showed you have put some thought into her special day. Mother’s are special – it doesn’t matter if they are a single parent or belong to a huge family… it’s time to make them feel loved!

In no particular order – mostly cause I wrote this at 6am in the morning and was too lazy to consider how to group these… our Top 10 Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for 2021.

1. Pamper package in Brisbane

Let’s all agree right now, that being a mum is hard work! 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from the minute she fell pregnant, your mum has probably been thinking about you or doing something for you. I know this ratio changes as the kids get older and become adults themselves, but if you count up the hours, days, weeks, months that she has put your needs above her own, she deserves way more than a medal.

So grab her a pamper package for a unique Mother’s Day gift that will let her relax for at least an hour (it barely seems enough so best grab those aforementioned chocolates and flowers too!) or really splash out and get her a whole day spa. Local nail salons are great for a quick hour pedicure or you could book in something more flash like a spa treatment at Stephanie’s Retreat – locations in Bulimba, Cleveland, Sofitel (city), Clear Mountain and Noosa. Find out more here. 

If you’d like to take her to one of many delightful Gold Coast spas instead, you can find that information here.

Looking for a day spa to really spoil mum? Check out our list here! 

2. Get crafty with Mum in Brisbane

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One of our favourite small businesses in Brisbane is the unique ‘Hands on Brisbane’. The offer art, craft and design workshops that provide a fantastic opportunity for people to learn new skills. You can showcase your talent and add extra creativity to Brisbane.

Located centrally at The Gardens Club on Gardens Point Rd in the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens. They are right behind the QUT Theatre and close to the River Stage, they are easy to find in their beautiful location set to inspire!

You’ll be amazed at the variety of classes and workshops they offer – book yourself and your mum in for a half day out with a difference. Click here to see their upcoming classes.

Got a crafty mum? Check out the range of craft storage options here.

We’ve also got some wonderful, easy-to-do craft ideas for Mother’s Day. Follow this link to see how you can get crafty.

3. Unique Mother’s Day gift ideas from Airbnb

Have you got on to the awesomeness that is airbnb yet? If not, this Mother’s Day is the ideal time to book mum a weekend away either with or without the family (she loves you, she will totally want to take you all as well, right?!)

There are amazing places to go both on the coast and in the mountains near Brisbane, and multiple choices for every location. If you have not looked into the unique and ‘not found elsewhere’ accommodation options available through airbnb get on it now by reading our article here.

4. The mug Mum needs!

Get mum this mug right here. 

5. Throw Mum out of a plane

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OK… maybe don’t throw her out of a plane – it’s more like a jump really (yes, I have done this!). For adrenaline seeking mum’s why not give mum the opportunity to go sky diving, right here in Brisbane. Sky-diving in Brisbane can be found in a few different places.

You can throw your mum out of a (perfectly sound) plane multiple times a week and is certainly a unique Mother’s Day gift idea! Check out the deals on Scoopon or Adrenaline by clicking the links.

5. Bring Me Wine socks!!

OMG!! I finally found them!!! You can get there here.

6. More for adrenalin junkie Mums

Already jumped out of a plane and looking for something else? Check out the TreeTop Challenge – they have two locations on the Gold Coast one is located at Mount Tamborine and the other is inside Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Both locations are absolutely unique and unforgettable.

Located at Mount Tamborine, there are over 100 adrenalin pumping TreeTop Challenges spread over 6 courses, spanning through 9 acres of un-spoilt natural bushland combining rope and wire challenges. Check out the Tamborine deal here.

Inside Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary there are 80 amazing TreeTop Challenges with 12 big ziplines including the huge croc shock course where you literally take a series of flying foxes over crocodiles! Check out the Currumbin deal here.

It’s not for the faint of heart, it’s great fun, it’s exciting and it’s completely safe.

6. Hot air balloon ride

Perhaps this is on Mum’s ‘bucket list’ and right now is the time to book this special treat for your mum. There are multiple options in and around Brisbane to try hot air balloon rides both in the morning and in the afternoons most days of the week…. grab a gift voucher or book the actual ride and keep it a secret!

Ssshhhh…. if she loves a good view and is not afraid of heights, then this is a beautiful gift to create memories with your mum! Check out these flights with one of these hot air balloon providers on Scoopon or Adrenaline.

We wrote about hot air balloon rides from Brisbane here and from the Gold Coast here.

7. Gourmet gift hamper

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We’ve found a gorgeous range of beautiful gift hampers at prices and styles to suit every budget. You can choose from a huge selection ranging from best value to luxury gift hampers, some featuring classic red or white wines, champagne and stronger tipples. If you decide to go for food on its own, you might try gourmet food gift baskets.

They feature products such as melt-in-the-mouth cocoa dusted truffles, a delectable condiment gift pack and rich chocolate sauce from Australian Country Gourmet, indulging chocolate cookies, traditional steamed Christmas pudding, gourmet antipasto olives and peppers, and so much more. Check them out here.

We wrote a detailed overview of Mother’s Day  hampers here.

8. Home delivery fruit and vegetables

No grocery shopping for a month!!? Yes please (no, seriously, someone get ME this one for Mother’s Day!) What would be a better gift that NOT having to grocery shop for a whole month!! Fresh fruit and vegetables, delivered to your door. If you should need bread and milk too, there are options available for that as well!

There are multiple choices for home delivery fruit and vegetables in Brisbane and surrounds. We wrote a comprehensive overview earlier this year to help local families and you can read our suggestions here.

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And there is always a Hellofresh subscription to save her grocery shopping too… I 100% genuinely would love this as a Mother’s Day gift!! Get a $50 discount on your first box here.

9. VIP ride on the Wheel of Brisbane

The Wheel of Brisbane is recognised as one of the most exciting additions to the Brisbane city skyline. You will be inspired by the breathtaking views across the iconic Brisbane River and of course South Bank and beyond. Treat mum to a VIP experience in a private air conditioned gondola, appetizer share platter – chef’s selection of Queensland cold cuts with grilled and marinated vegetables served with crusty ciabatta, a glass of complimentary Sirromet Wine or Soft Drink and more.

Find out more here.

10. Discount vouchers for more Mother’s Day inspiration

I am always a fan of a bargain and if your mum is too, why not grab something from one of the many discount voucher/coupon sites that are offering a plethora of other unique Mother’s Day gift ideas. Check out Scoopon, Adrenaline, Our Deal, Groupon and Cudo to see what they have on offer this year for your mum! And let us know in comments what you found so other’s can also nab a bargain too!

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One response to “Top 10 Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas | Unique Gifts for Mum!”

  1. Allan says:

    I was stuck in these two options, a family painting of us or a necklace where Mom is engraved on the pendant. Now, seeing your article I have plenty of options to choose from. I know Mother’s day is just around the corner and I need to decide fast.

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