Top 53 Secret Santa Christmas gift ideas 2022

Stuck on what to get your Secret Santa this year? We've got gift ideas for every budget that your giftee is sure to love.

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Does anyone else have a love hate relationship with Secret Santa? The festive present unwrapping is fun. But the gift buying itself can be tough, especially when you don't really know the person you're buying for. Plus, there's the added budget restrictions, time constraint and the pressure of keeping everything a secret.

Whether you've been landed with Aunt Trish who you only see once a year or Robert from accounting, we've created a detailed gift guide that will help you select the perfect present.

There are ideas for every budget and interest, so no excuses to get shopping!

Top 53 Secret Santa Christmas gift ideas


</p><h4>Engraved 350ml White Wine Glass Easy Day Rough Day</h4><p>

Engraved 350ml White Wine Glass Easy Day Rough Day

Bring a little cheek to this Christmas day with the 'Easy Day Rough Day' engraved White wine glass from Etsy. Almost any personalised engravings can be custom made for your loved ones. This 350ml crystal glass is perfect for any wine lover, especially one with a sense of humour.

  • 12 to 48-hour delivery time
  • Klarna and PayPal available
  • Next day delivery available for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Gold Coast and Hobart


Buy for $14.99 at Etsy
</p><h4>Coffee Mug Warmer</h4><p>

Coffee Mug Warmer

This is the perfect addition to any desk. A coffee mug warmer gift set complete with mug warmer plate, coffee mug and spoon means that your Secret Santa's hot beverage will never go cold again. Plus, it's delivered in a special gift box with the option to personalise the ceramic cup.

  • Zip Pay available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $67.74 at Amazon
</p><h4>Modern Gourmet Hot Sauce Sampler</h4><p>

Modern Gourmet Hot Sauce Sampler

This hot sauce pack includes 30 different flavours from around the world including Rio De, Jamaica, Cuba, India and the Australian Outback. Each bottle contains 21g of hot sauce.

  • Last shipping date is 13 December
  • Afterpay and Zip available
  • 1-week delivery time


Buy for $74.95 at Catch
</p><h4>Emergency Tech Kit – 4 Piece Set</h4><p>

Emergency Tech Kit – 4 Piece Set

Perfect for tech heads and phone addicts, this gift set includes screen cleaning and charging gear to ensure your gadgets always have juice and look great. The pack comes with a bottle of screen cleaning spray, a microfibre cloth, 1 cable wrap and a pair of lightning & micro USB charging cables.

  • Free shipping orders over $99
  • Afterpay and Zip available
  • 60-day returns policy


Buy for $15.99 at Yellow Octopus
</p><h4>Whiskey globe decanter set</h4><p>

Whiskey globe decanter set

It's stylish and sophisticated. This whiskey globe decanter will take pride of place in any liquor cabinet. As elegant as it is practical, this is a gift that any whiskey drinker is sure to adore this Christmas. And, its base is crafted from hard-wearing painted pine that will withstand the test of time allowing the recipient to enjoy your gift for many years to come.

  • Last shipping date is 20 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal and Apple Pay available
  • Express post is 48 hours, eBay Plus items are next day or maximum 3 days


Buy for $47.99 at eBay
</p><h4>Grow a boyfriend</h4><p>

Grow a boyfriend

Gag gifts never get old, and neither will the Grow a Boyfriend from Yellow Octopus. This fun and unique novelty toy grows and shrinks in certain water temperatures. If you are in the market for a boyfriend that doesn't talk back, then this is perfect for you.

  • Free shipping orders over $99
  • AfterPay and Zip available
  • 60-day returns policy


Buy for $7.99 at Yellow Octopus
</p><h4>Gin baul bauls</h4><p>

Gin baul bauls

Spice up this year's Christmas decorations with these Booze Filled Christmas Tree Ornaments. These ball-shaped glass Christmas decorations can easily be filled with whatever liquid you prefer, be it alcoholic or not. These are great stocking stuffers for anyone who enjoys the festive season or goes all out with the holiday decorations.

  • Last shipping date is 20 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal and Apple Pay available
  • Express post is 48 hours, eBay Plus items are next day or maximum 3 days


Buy for $12.44 at eBay
</p><h4>Victoria Bitter – VB THIRST</h4><p>

Victoria Bitter – VB THIRST

One of the most popular Christmas gifts in 2020 was this unusual Victoria Bitter branded cologne. It might look like a joke gift, but it actually has a great scent made from VB's very own hop extract. An excellent gift idea for anyone who enjoys a big cold beer.



Buy for $20 at Chemist Warehouse
</p><h4>Drinking Tower</h4><p>

Drinking Tower

Combine the act of drinking and the competitiveness of Jenga with Typo's Drinking Tower. This block based game comes engraved with drinking instructions for a fun filled evening of adult fun. The set comes with all the blocks for the game and 4 shot glasses for participants.

  • Last shipping date is 22 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal, Apple Pay and Google Pay available
  • 24-hour delivery time


Buy for $24.99 at THE ICONIC
</p><h4>Stocking Stuffer Bundle</h4><p>

Stocking Stuffer Bundle

Looking to pad out your Christmas shopping with some thoughtful and useful gifts? Look no further than the Typo Stocking Stuffer Bundle. This bundle has a range of goodies that anyone would love, including a scented candle, 100 piece puzzle, mug, socks and a potted plant for your desk. There are a range of bundles on offer, all of which are perfect for streamlining your gift giving needs.

  • Afterpay and Zip available
  • Free shipping orders over $60
  • 14-day returns policy


Buy for $30 at Cotton On
</p><h4>Frank Green Reusable Coffee Cup</h4><p>

Frank Green Reusable Coffee Cup

The greatest gift for a coffee lover. This double-walled thermoplastic cup keeps your takeaway coffee hotter for longer. It has a smart one-handed push button to open and close the spill-resistant lid. With this gift you'll be helping to reduce single use plastic waste – it's a win win!

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $29.90 at Amazon
</p><h4>Throw Throw Burrito</h4><p>

Throw Throw Burrito

Card games have gotten very weird over the past few years, but none more so than Throw Throw Burrito. This tabletop card game is the first to include a dodgeball element to the genre, with players having to dodge the squishy burritos all while playing cards. This action packed and high energy game is fun for the whole family, as long as the fragile glassware has been safely stored away that is.

  • Last shipping date is 20 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal and Apple Pay available
  • Express post is 48 hours, eBay Plus items are next day or maximum 3 days


Buy for $42.34 at eBay
</p><h4>L'Occitane – Shower Gel Quattro</h4><p>

L'Occitane – Shower Gel Quattro

The L'Occitane Shower Gel Quattro gift set has something for everyone this Christmas. With the award winning beauty brand's best shower products in 1 package, anyone would love the luxury of these high quality oils and gels. This pack includes an Almond Shower oil, Cherry Blossom Bath & Shower Gel, Lavender Shower Gel and Rose Shower Gel, all of which will leave you smelling amazing.

  • Free shipping orders over $20
  • Afterpay, Zip, and Klarna available
  • 30-day returns policy


Buy for $49 at Adore Beauty
</p><h4>SoundPEATS TrueFree2 Wireless Earbuds Bluetooth</h4><p>

SoundPEATS TrueFree2 Wireless Earbuds Bluetooth

These aren't just ordinary ear buds. They're an ergonomic in-ear design with customised soft ear tips and IPX7 waterproof materials to protect your earbuds from water and sweat. They deliver quality sound and the on-ear buttons give you full control of your playlists.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $32.99 at Amazon
</p><h4>Fuji Film – Instant Camera</h4><p>

Fuji Film – Instant Camera

Capture your memories with the Fuji Film's Mini 11 Instant Camera. The days of polaroids are not over thanks to modern cameras such as this one, bringing the physical form of photographs into your home. Just aim and shoot and the camera will spit out a polaroid that will be fully developed in just 90 seconds. This classic camera comes in 4 different colours: blush pink, charcoal grey, ice blue and lilac purple.

  • Last shipping date is 22 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal, Apple Pay and Google Pay available
  • 24-hour delivery time


Buy for $109 at THE ICONIC

Gifts under $20

</p><h4>A repurposed-read from Better World Books</h4><p>

A repurposed-read from Better World Books

If you're buying for someone who shies away from the consumerism of the festive season, they might not appreciate a brand new gift. Enter: BetterWorldBooks. This online book reseller boasts an incredible line-up of page-turners looking for their new home. Plus, they've got books from pretty much every genre under the sun.

  • Free shipping on all orders
  • All major credit cards and Paypal available
  • 60-day returns policy


Prices starts from $10 at Better World Books
</p><h4>5 Second Rule Game</h4><p>

5 Second Rule Game

The 5 Second Rule Game is fun for the whole family. Answer a question in under 5 seconds to move ahead, with players racing against the clock to win. Pass on questions to unsuspecting players and switch cards for chaotic fun these holidays.

  • Free shipping orders over $99
  • Afterpay and Zip available
  • 60-day returns policy


Buy for $18.99 at Yellow Octopus
</p><h4>Magnetic Dry Erase Refrigerator Calendar</h4><p>

Magnetic Dry Erase Refrigerator Calendar

This handy magnetic schedule is the ideal tool for helping someone get organised for the year ahead. With the days laid out, it's easy to plan upcoming commitments and deadlines as well as sport and social activities. The magnetic backing means it's easily attached to the fridge.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $9.95 at Amazon
</p><h4>Scratch Off World Map</h4><p>

Scratch Off World Map

Whether you're well travelled or looking to start your own journey, this World Scratch Map is the perfect way to keep track of your adventures. Show off all the places you've visited with this scratchable world map that can be hung in your own home. Simply scratch away the countries you've visited with a coin and keep a detailed record of your travels.

  • Last shipping date is 20 December
  • Afterpay, Paypal and ApplePay available
  • Express post is 48 hours, Plus items is next day or maximum 3 days.


Buy for $39.95 at eBay
</p><h4><em>Beautiful World Where Are You?</em> by Sally Rooney</h4><p>

Beautiful World Where Are You? by Sally Rooney

The brand new novel from bestselling author Sally Rooney would be a wonderful gift to unwrap. Let your Secret Santa get lost in the world of Alice, Felix, Eileen and Simon who are trying to find a way to believe in a beautiful world. Sally Rooney has won many prestigious awards for her novels Conversations with Friends and Normal People so this one's bound to be a page turner.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $16 at Amazon
</p><h4>Bun Coffee</h4><p>

Bun Coffee

A beautiful local gift: coffee grown right here in Australia. Bun Coffee contains a smooth blend of Australian grown Arabica beans. Expect sweet and slightly chocolatey tones and a rich, smooth sweetness with every cup.

  • Gift wrapping available (free for David Jones AmEx and Storecard holders)
  • Afterpay and PayPal available
  • Free shipping on orders over $50


Buy for $14.95 at David Jones
</p><h4>Happy Socks</h4><p>

Happy Socks

Socks are the worst Christmas gift we hear you cry! Not Happy Socks, with their bright patterns and cotton-rich, comfort-inducing composition they'll bring a smile to anyone's face!

  • Last shipping date is 22 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal, Apple Pay and Google Pay available
  • 24-hour delivery time


Buy for $19.95 at THE ICONIC
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Gifts under $50

</p><h4><em>Women Don't Owe You Pretty</em> by Florence Given</h4><p>

Women Don't Owe You Pretty by Florence Given

Women Don't Owe Your Pretty is the latest in feminism novels taking the world by storm. This Sunday Times best seller is author Florence Given's debut title and tells her story of challenging the out-dated narratives supplied by the patriarchy. This book is a real eye opener, especially for those who love social media trends such as Instagram.

  • Free shipping on all orders
  • All major credit cards and Paypal available
  • Last order on December 01, 2021


Buy for $29.09 at The Book Depository
</p><h4>Ring Light and Phone Tripod</h4><p>

Ring Light and Phone Tripod

Upgrade your selfie game with this Ring Light and Phone Tripod. Whether you are looking to film or take photos, this professional setup will help enhance your home content creation. For those looking to get into recording videos and taking photos on phones, this is a great first setup that is both affordable and high quality.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $35.99 at Amazon
</p><h4>GLASSHOUSE FRAGRANCES Soy Candle</h4><p>

GLASSHOUSE FRAGRANCES Soy Candle

Fill your home with the alluring aroma of GLASSHOUSE FRAGRANCES, one of Australia's fastest growing brands in fragrance. There are over 24 different candles and scents to choose from, all of which are unique to the brand. These candles are made from non-toxic soy blend wax and lead-free cotton wicks, for a gentle and pure experience.

  • Last shipping date is 22 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal, Apple Pay and Google Pay available
  • 24-hour delivery time


Buy for $54.95 at THE ICONIC
</p><h4>Beer Connoisseur Tasting Paddle</h4><p>

Beer Connoisseur Tasting Paddle

For the craft beer lover in your life, consider the Beer Connoisseur Tasting Paddle from The Iconic. This 5-piece set by Davis & Waddell includes 4 glasses, each 250ml, and a smooth wooden paddle for serving. Share your own brews or your favourite craft beers just as you would at a brewery in your own home with this trendy set.

  • Last shipping date is 22 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal, Apple Pay and Google Pay available
  • 24-hour delivery time


Buy for $49.95 at THE ICONIC
</p><h4><em>Jamie Oliver Together: Memorable Meals Made Easy</em> cookbook</h4><p>

Jamie Oliver Together: Memorable Meals Made Easy cookbook

Ever wondered how to host the perfect dinner party? The secret is preparation. In this versatile cookbook, Jamie Oliver shares his insider secrets and some great recipes that are sure to wow at your next soiree. All of the meals included can be mostly prepped ahead of time, ensuring you can maximise the time you spend with your guests. Ideal.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $24 at Amazon
</p><h4>Moleskine 2022 Diary</h4><p>

Moleskine 2022 Diary

2022 is just around the corner, time to get organising with a weekly planner. The Moleskine brand has been around for decades and was modelled on the legendary notebooks used by artists and thinkers such as Picasso, Hemingway and van Gogh. This ice-green diary is perfect for those who want to have an overview of the organised week.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $39.95 at Amazon
</p><h4>Ottolenghi cookbook: <em>Simple</em></h4><p>

Ottolenghi cookbook: Simple

Give the gift of great cooking with the latest Ottolenghi cookbook. 30 brilliantly simple, brand-new recipes from the bestselling author of Plenty, Plenty More, Jerusalem and Ottolenghi – The Cookbook. From gorgeous salads, to Italian inspired fritters to slow cooked chicken dishes, many of the recipes have fewer than 10 ingredients and can be made in 30 minutes.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $28.99 at Amazon
</p><h4>Recycled Lined Notebook</h4><p>

Recycled Lined Notebook

With its simple design and timeless style this is the perfect notebook to take meeting notes, write to-do lists, journal, sketch or doodle – plus it's partially made from recycled materials. It includes stickers for personalisation, an elastic closure band and a ribbon bookmark.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $20.82 at Amazon
</p><h4>Caim & Able Magnesium Chloride Bath Salts</h4><p>

Caim & Able Magnesium Chloride Bath Salts

Caim & Able take the highest quality magnesium and combine it with organic ingredients to help replenish and restore. Made in Australia, these bath salts contain beautiful and unique native Australian botanicals and therapeutic minerals to allow for a truly relaxing experience. Caim & Able donate 25% of its profits to charities which support women and children escaping domestic violence. A thoughtful, calming gift.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $34.95 at Amazon
</p><h4>AvoSeedo set: Grow your own Avocado</h4><p>

AvoSeedo set: Grow your own Avocado

Let your Secret Santa grow and make their very own Avo on toast! Avocados are full of nutrients and considered a super food and with this easy to use Avocado tree growing kit you can watch your avocado grow from scratch. Simply peel the avocado stone, place it into the AvoSeedo and you're ready to go.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $33.78 at Amazon
</p><h4>Ferrero Rocher</h4><p>

Ferrero Rocher

Nothing quite screams Christmas like Ferrero Rocher. This gorgeous occasion box holds 48 gold wrapped, fine hazelnut chocolates.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $25 at Amazon
</p><h4>Monopoly Deal</h4><p>

Monopoly Deal

Playing a board game at Christmas is essentially mandatory. Monopoly Deal means you can enjoy all of the fun of a Monopoly game with just a pack of cards. It only takes 15 minutes to play – use the action cards to charge rent and make property deals.

  • Zip available
  • Free shipping for Amazon Prime members or on orders worth $39 or more
  • Free returns on select items


Buy for $22.32 at Amazon
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Gifts over $50

</p><h4>Finska</h4><p>

Finska

Enjoy the fun of Finska on the go with this carry case set. This eco-friendly wooden birch set has everything you need to play this lawn game on the go. With laminated rule sheets and score cards, feel comfortable to play in almost any environment.

  • Last shipping date is 13 December
  • Afterpay and Zip available
  • 1-week delivery time


Buy for $69.99 at Catch
</p><h4>Orelia London Star Sign Necklace</h4><p>

Orelia London Star Sign Necklace

If you can do some digging and find out your Secret Santa's star sign then this delicate necklace could be the perfect gift. A beautiful gold plated disc pendant with a small clear crystal star sign constellation design hangs on a delicate gold chain. The necklace comes complete with a thoughtful horoscope constellation card.

  • Last shipping date is 22 December
  • Afterpay, PayPal, Apple Pay and Google Pay available
  • 24-hour delivery time


Buy for $50 at THE ICONIC
</p><h4>G.H.Mumm Champagne</h4><p>

G.H.Mumm Champagne

Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a glass of bubbles. Treat your Secret Santa to a bottle of Mumm's finest Brut Champagne. Mumm has a long history of producing one of the world's most consistent Non-Vintage Champagnes on the market – now that's a claim!

  • PayPal available
  • 2-hour delivery in metro areas or 2–4 days Australia-wide
  • 90-day returns available


Buy for $54.60 at Dan Murphy's
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Picnic Hamper

  • Bitton Rose Bay French-inspired picnic hamper
  • Includes a picnic box with treats, bottle of wine and 3 French beers
  • Offers Afterpay
  • Offers Humm
  • Offers Zip Pay
  • Accepts PayPal
$22

Atomic Habits

  • Atomic Habits by James Clear
  • Life changing million copy bestseller
  • Free shipping over $39
  • 30-day return policy
  • Offers Zip Pay
$29.95

JBL Endurance RUN

  • Sweatproof earphones
  • Flexible two-way wear design
  • Lightweight and secure fit
  • Free shipping over $100
  • 30-day return policy
  • Offers Zip Pay
  • Accepts PayPal
$139

Spanish Paella Kit

  • Taste the national food of Spain in the comfort of your home
  • Available for Australia-wide delivery
  • Offers Afterpay
  • Offers Humm
  • Offers Zip Pay
  • Accepts PayPal
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How to choose the best Secret Santa gift

  • Keep it within the budget. The budget rules of Secret Santa are there for a reason – don't go overboard.
  • Use your resources to find out about the recipient. If it's someone you work with, you could ask their manager or team mates about their interests. If it's family, maybe ask their partner or parents for clues.
  • When in serious doubt, you can't go wrong with the following options: Wine, chocolates and candles.
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