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Mother’s Day in Brisbane: Dining options and things to do

Spoil mum with an array of gifts or a dinner fit for a queen.

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Treat your mum to a day filled with your choice of decadent high tea, river cruising, all-you-can-eat buffets and so much more this upcoming Mother's Day.

In this guide you'll find our top picks for every meal, things to do and the deals to save you dollars.

Our top picks for Mother's Day breakfast in Brisbane

Season Buffet

Season Buffet from Groupon

Take the fuss out of breakfast this Mother’s Day with a full all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet.

  • Inclusions: BBQ buffet, drinks and dessert
  • Location: Southport
  • Cost: From $30 per person
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Hot Air Ballooning Over Greater Brisbane with Breakfast

Hot Air Ballooning Over Greater Brisbane with Breakfast from RedBalloon

Bring breakfast to a whole new level with a mesmerising hot air balloon experience and a bite to eat afterwards.

  • Inclusions: One-hour hot air balloon ride, restaurant breakfast, flight transportation and full commentary
  • Location: Greater Brisbane
  • Cost: $370 per person
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Our top picks for Mother's Day lunch in Brisbane

Mount Cotton Winery Tour with Italian Lunch

Mount Cotton Winery Tour with Italian Lunch from RedBalloon

Get out and about with mum this Mother’s Day with a trip to Queensland’s wine country.

  • Inclusions: Wine tour and tasting, set menu lunch, glass of wine with lunch
  • Location: Mount Cotton
  • Cost: $154 for two people
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Full Day Wine Tasting Tour with Two-Course Lunch

Full Day Wine Tasting Tour with Two-Course Lunch from RedBalloon

Indulge the taste buds and all your senses with a complete itinerary spent among the vineyards this Mother’s Day.

  • Inclusions: Wine tasting tour and two-course lunch
  • Location: Mount Tamborine
  • Cost: $160 per person
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Brisbane River Cruise with Lunch at Breakfast CK Hotel

Brisbane River Cruise with Lunch at Breakfast CK Hotel from RedBalloon

Head out onto the water with a scenic river cruise followed by a delicious lunch in the afternoon.

  • Inclusions: 1.5-hour scenic cruise, morning tea, lunch and commentary
  • Location: South Brisbane
  • Cost: $69 per person
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Our top picks for Mother's Day dinner in Brisbane

Ultimate Seafood Dinner Cruise with Drinks

Ultimate Seafood Dinner Cruise with Drinks from RedBalloon

Get an all-inclusive package this Mother’s Day with views of the skyline from the Brisbane River.

  • Inclusions: Evening dinner cruise on a paddlewheeler, seasonal buffet and live entertainment
  • Location: Brisbane CBD
  • Cost: $200 for two people
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Moroccan Five Course Banquet Dinner

Moroccan Five Course Banquet Dinner from RedBalloon

Enjoy the decadent flavours of Morocco with a fully catered dinner perfect for two.

  • Inclusions: Five-course shared banquet
  • Location: Fortitude Valley
  • Cost: $99 for two people
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Awesome Parmigiana and Steakhouse

Awesome Parmigiana and Steakhouse from Groupon

Not sure what to do this Mother’s Day dinner? Stick to the classics you know she’ll love.

  • Inclusions: Two-course parmigiana meal with wine
  • Location: New Farm
  • Cost: From $35 per person
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Seafood Platter, Salad and Dessert Bar with Wine

Seafood Platter, Salad and Dessert Bar with Wine from Scoopon

Leave the cooking to someone else this Mother’s Day with all your seafood favourites.

  • Inclusions: Seafood platter, all-you-can-eat dessert and salad and a bottle of wine
  • Location: Main Beach
  • Cost: From $99 for two people
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Five-Course Italian Degustation with Matching Wines

Five-Course Italian Degustation with Matching Wines from Scoopon

If your mum loves those Italian flavours, then indulge her with arancini, napolitano prawns, slow-cooked traditional Osso Bucco and Tortino al Cioccolato.

  • Inclusions: Five-course Italian degustation with wine
  • Location: Sandstone Point
  • Cost: From $179 for two people
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Our top picks for Mother's Day high tea in Brisbane

High Tea Picnic with Bottomless Bubbles

High Tea Picnic with Bottomless Bubbles from RedBalloon

Dine on finger sandwiches, sausage rolls, caramelised onion and feta quiche, raspberry macaroons, mini cannoli and fresh scones.

  • Inclusions: Two-hour picnic set-up hire, bottomless bubbles, personal waiter for drinks and a full picnic menu
  • Location: Manly
  • Cost: $690 for six people
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Brisbane Paddlewheeler High Tea Cruise

Brisbane Paddlewheeler High Tea Cruise from RedBalloon

Spoil Mum with scones, lemon meringue tartlet, baked passionfruit cheesecake, kookaburra chocolate fondant and so much more.

  • Inclusions: 2.5-hour scenic river cruise, high tea selection, unlimited beverages and live entertainment
  • Location: Brisbane CBD
  • Cost: $200 for two people
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Kafe Cafe

Kafe Cafe from Groupon

Each reservation includes a delicious cup of tea or coffee, finger sandwiches, scones (of course) and cake to finish it all off.

  • Inclusions: High tea package
  • Location: Sunnybank
  • Cost: From $34 for two people
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If you have dietary requirements, including a gluten-free or vegan diet, be sure to contact the restaurant and cafe in advance.

Things to do on Mother's Day in Brisbane

Aromatherapy Body Massage and Back Polish

Aromatherapy Body Massage and Back Polish from RedBalloon

Pure Indulgence Skin and Beauty has Mum sorted with a complete luxury experience of the relaxation kind.

  • Inclusions: 60-minute body massage, exfoliating back polish and consultation
  • Location: Mount Gravatt
  • Cost: $130 per person
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Wellness Facial and Hot Stone Massage

Wellness Facial and Hot Stone Massage from RedBalloon

She can relax and rejuvenate as an experienced professional takes her along for a facial and massage.

  • Inclusions: Essential oil facial, back massage and hot stone ritual
  • Location: Carindale
  • Cost: $188 per person
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Infrared Sauna, Float Tank and BioMat Therapy

Infrared Sauna, Float Tank and BioMat Therapy from RedBalloon

Remove all the tension from everyday life with a complete unwinding experience in Brisbane’s West End.

  • Inclusions: Infrared sauna, amethyst BioMat session and float pod all included
  • Location: West End
  • Cost: $175 per person
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Helicopter Scenic Flight

Helicopter Scenic Flight from Adrenaline

Give her a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Brisbane from a bird's-eye view with a helicopter ride.

  • Inclusions: 15- to 20-minute flight over Brisbane CBD
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Cost: $99 per person
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Rustic Italian Cooking Class

Rustic Italian Cooking Class from RedBalloon

Learn how to cook authentic Italian classics such as fresh pasta (from scratch) and focaccia.

  • Inclusions: Three-hour cooking session, all ingredients, aprons, recipes, notes, refreshments and nibbles are included
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Cost: $155 per person
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Overnight City Escape with Breakfast, Cheese and Wine

Overnight City Escape with Breakfast, Cheese and Wine from RedBalloon

Enjoy a night at the Point Brisbane Hotel featuring gourmet breakfast, refreshments and a bottle of sparkling.

  • Inclusions: One-night accommodation, breakfast at Lamberts Restaurant, cheese plate and wine, valet parking, Wi-Fi and late checkout at 12pm
  • Location: Brisbane CBD
  • Cost: $229 for two people
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One-Night Winery Escape with Private Tastings

One-Night Winery Escape with Private Tastings from RedBalloon

This experience is a true hole-in-one with an overnight stay, food included and a day spent on the lush golf course.

  • Inclusions: Overnight stay at Sirromet Winery, breakfast included, behind-the-scenes tour of the winery with tasting and two SupaGolf day passes
  • Location: Mount Cotton
  • Cost: $380 for two people
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Guided Kayaking Tour in Brisbane

Guided Kayaking Tour in Brisbane from Klook

If Mum likes to be out on the water at any chance she gets, you can’t look past a guided kayak through the city.

  • Inclusions: 1.5-hour guided kayak through the Brisbane River
  • Location: Brisbane CBD
  • Cost: From $49 per person
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Brisbane Story Bridge Adventure Day Climb

Brisbane Story Bridge Adventure Day Climb from Viator

Kickstart Mother’s Day with a thrill she’ll never forget. Climb atop Story Bridge for impeccable city views before taking her out to lunch.

  • Inclusions: Bridge Climb to the top of Story Bridge
  • Location: Kangaroo Point
  • Cost: $137.60 per person
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Story Bridge Adventure Night Climb

Story Bridge Adventure Night Climb from Adrenaline

Take mum to new heights with a 360-degree view like none other – that’s right, close off Mother’s Day with a bridge climb after dusk.

  • Inclusions: Bridge Climb to the top of Story Bridge
  • Location: Kangaroo Point
  • Cost: $139 per person
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Deluxe Pamper Hamper with Champagne

Deluxe Pamper Hamper with Champagne from RedBalloon

Want to keep things relaxed at home this year? Make her feel special with a luxury hamper package delivered straight to your door.

  • Inclusions: Hamper with a bottle of Chandon Blanc De Blanc, a diffuser, candle, hand cream, soap, heat pillow, makeup bag and chocolate
  • Location: Your home
  • Cost: $239 per package
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