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Things to do on Mother’s Day and gift ideas for 2022

For the mum who loves adventure, we've hunted down dozens of gift ideas and things to do on Mother's Day for every budget.

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If you're on the hunt for a gift or looking for things to do on Mother's Day, then you've come to the right place. We have hand-picked dozens of ideas to help you in your search for that perfect present for your lovely mum.

Our selection includes a variety of gifts ideas and things to do that mum can appreciate on Mother's Day or in the future. Whether she enjoys adventure-filled experiences or prefers to sit back with some bubbles and be pampered, these ideas are sure to earn you major brownie points.

Budget-friendly options

Treat mum without breaking the bank with these gifts and experiences. Choose between gifts you can surprise her with on Mother's Day or give her something for the future. Either way, we're sure mum will love these gifts and experiences.

Under $50

The Bell Tower Tour and Bell Ringing Experience in Perth
The Bell Tower Tour and Bell Ringing Experience in Perth

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$50-$100

Snorkelling with Turtles Tour - Cook Island
Snorkelling with Turtles Tour - Cook Island

Adrenaline

Sydney Harbour Afternoon Cruise with Island Stop and Lunch
Sydney Harbour Afternoon Cruise with Island Stop and Lunch

RedBalloon

$100+

Moreton Bay Full Day Island Tour with Snorkelling
Moreton Bay Full Day Island Tour with Snorkelling

Adrenaline

Snorkelling with Sea Dragons in Victoria
Snorkelling with Sea Dragons in Victoria

RedBalloon

Private Yoga by the Sea Session in Bondi
Private Yoga by the Sea Session in Bondi

RedBalloon

Thrilling experiences

For a Mother's Day experience she won't forget, surprise mum with a gift fit for a thrillseeker. RedBalloon and Adrenaline offer gift vouchers that are valid for 3 years, so she can choose her adventure and have something to look forward to.

Creative courses

Learning a new skill is a great way for mum to take time out for herself and do the things she loves.

Turkish Mosaic Lamp Workshop in Melbourne
Turkish Mosaic Lamp Workshop in Melbourne

Classbento

Cruises

If mum loves the water, take her cruising with some unique fine dining and classical musical in the background on a fancy Mother's Day lunch or dinner.

Brisbane River Cruise with Lunch at Breakfast CK Hotel
Brisbane River Cruise with Lunch at Breakfast CK Hotel

RedBalloon

Whitsundays Tall Ship Sunset Sail with Snacks and Bubbles
Whitsundays Tall Ship Sunset Sail with Snacks and Bubbles

RedBalloon

Breakfast ideas

Start mum's day off right with a Mother's Day breakfast.

All-Day Brekkie or Lunch with Coffee or Tea in Samford Village
All-Day Brekkie or Lunch with Coffee or Tea in Samford Village

Scoopon

Seafood Platter with Glass of Wine for 2 People at Sunset Pier Cafe
Seafood Platter with Glass of Wine for 2 People at Sunset Pier Cafe

Groupon

Lunch and dinner ideas

Enjoy Mother's Day lunch or dinner with your loved ones to show mum how much you appreciate her.

Italian Food and Wine Tasting Experience in Adelaide
Italian Food and Wine Tasting Experience in Adelaide

RedBalloon

Teppanyaki Meal, Rice and Dessert in Gold Coast
Teppanyaki Meal, Rice and Dessert in Gold Coast

Groupon

Greek Degustation with Matching Wines in Victoria
Greek Degustation with Matching Wines in Victoria

RedBalloon

High tea ideas

Treat her on Mother's Day with a home-delivered high tea or choose a future date to celebrate.

Bumbles Cafe Combo in Surfers Paradise
Bumbles Cafe Combo in Surfers Paradise

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Sparkling High Tea at the National Gallery of Victoria
Sparkling High Tea at the National Gallery of Victoria

RedBalloon

Sparkling High Tea in the Hunter Valley
Sparkling High Tea in the Hunter Valley

RedBalloon

Alice in Wonderland Cocktail Tea Party Adventure
Alice in Wonderland Cocktail Tea Party Adventure

RedBalloon

Sparkling High Tea at the National Gallery of Victoria
Sparkling High Tea at the National Gallery of Victoria

RedBalloon

Spa and massage packages

Make Mother's Day a relaxation day by getting mum to a well-deserved massage or spa treatment.

45-Minute Infrared Sauna Session in Canberra
45-Minute Infrared Sauna Session in Canberra

RedBalloon

Detoxing Sauna, Floatation Tank and Salt Therapy Package
Detoxing Sauna, Floatation Tank and Salt Therapy Package

RedBalloon

Hampers

A thoughtful gift to show mum just how well you know her (and score major brownie points). Can't find what you're looking for? Find more Mother's Day hamper options here.

Virtual At Home Wine and Nougat Tasting with Bettenays
Virtual At Home Wine and Nougat Tasting with Bettenays

RedBalloon

Apollo Bay Bakery Scallop Pie Hamper in Victoria
Apollo Bay Bakery Scallop Pie Hamper in Victoria

RedBalloon

Gift cards

Sometimes it's hard to book something for mum without her finding out. A gift card is a perfect Mother's Day present because she can choose her dates and where she wants to go. All of the gift vouchers below are valid for 3-5 years.


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