Unique Christmas gifts you haven’t thought of yet

How to find a unique Christmas gift that won’t be forgotten by January.

Let’s just say it like it is: finding a unique Christmas gift is hard. Seriously. Trying to luck on that unusual something that will not only stand out from the crowd, but will be remembered for years to come is by no means an easy feat.

It doesn’t take long for the joy of giving to become a chore. That’s where we come in.

As well as our Christmas gift guides for everyone you can think of – your mum, your father-in-law, and yes, even your cat – we’ve hand selected the most unusual Christmas gifts for every person in your life you need to buy for.

Except for your cat. Every gift for your cat is, by definition, unusual.

Gift cards for stores perfect for someone who likes unique presents

Urban Outfitters - Gift Cards
Urban Outfitters
Yellow Octopus Gift Card
Yellow Octopus
Adrenalin Gift Cards
Etsy Gift Card
ASOS - Gift Cards

Unique Christmas gifts for men

Find something out of the ordinary this year for the man in your life, whether it’s your dad, son, husband, boyfriend, brother, or mate.

Retro Radio Hi-Fi Stereo Doodle Portable Speakers
Anchorman Hip Flask ($19.23)
Custom BBQ Branding Iron
Yellow Octopus
Indoor Skydiving
Personalised playing cards

Unique Christmas gifts for women

If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for your girlfriend / Mum / sister (delete as applicable), why not try one of these unusual Christmas presents?

Limited Edition Free People Printed Skateboard
Free People
Modern Bird Phone Case

Unique experience gifts

Unique Christmas gifts for teenagers

Teenagers can be fickle, surly creatures. Luckily, you might just win points for an erratic sense of humour. (Please note: might.)

Schrodinger's Cat Earrings
Patrick Rex T-Shirt
Create your own Instagram pillow
Gun Alarm Clock ($37.95)
Yellow Octopus
I have no idea what I'm doing out of bed mug
Inflatable Pizza
General Pants

Unique Christmas gifts for kids

Kids are easier to please than most when it comes to Christmas, but if you want something truly out of the ordinary, look no further.

Batman Flipeez Hat
3D Sidewalk Chalk Kit
Kymera Magic Wand Universal TV Remote Control
Yellow Octopus
Dig-Ins Dinosaur Fossil Cookie Cutters
Yellow Octopus
Custom T-Shirts

Unique Christmas gifts for your girlfriend or boyfriend

You would know your partner better than we would, but if you’re struggling for ideas, here’s a few to mull over.

Personalised Phone Cases
Dolphin Swim

Unique Christmas gifts for your parents

Let’s face it – your parents raised you, so they deserve a little extra thanks at Christmas. (Probably.) Do they like luxury? Adventure? Entertainment? Depending on their personality, here’s a few ideas of unique Christmas gifts they both can enjoy together.

Customisable Christmas gifts

Personalised Mug
Holiday Photobooks
Photobook Australia

Where can you buy unique Christmas gifts online?

Half the battle is knowing where to shop. Here are the best places to start shopping online if you want to find a Christmas gift that is truly unique.

Urban Outfitters
Urban Outfitters
Yellow Octopus
Yellow Octopus

Up to 75% off Christmas gift ideas

Get up to 75% off thousands of Christmas gift ideas at StrawberryNET. T&Cs apply.

Up to 70% off Top 300 Christmas scents

Get up to 70% off on the top 300 Christmas scents at StrawberryNET. Includes Guerlain, Bvlgari, Calvin Klein, Van Cleef & Arpels, Penhaligon's, Lanvin, Joop and more. T&Cs apply.

Christmas gifts from £4

Shop for Christmas gifts from £4 at The White Company.

Free shipping on orders over $100

Enjoy free shipping on order overs $100 at Yellow Octopus.

10% off student discount

Students can get 10% off any purchase at ASOS.

Free shipping to Australia

Get free shipping on orders over $40 to Australia at ASOS.

Free standard delivery

Get free standard delivery when you spend over $100

Free shipping

Receive free delivery on over 1000 products with no minimum spend at Zanui

Spend $60 to receive the Bouquet Basket for $25

Spend $60 to receive the Bouquet Basket for $25

Show code & visit siteBO****

After the store tab opens, come back to copy the code

Up to 50% off sale stock

Shop the clearance shelves for up to 50% off at ThinkGeek

Free shipping on all orders over $100

Free shipping on all orders over $100

Free UK Delivery with £20 spend

Get free delivery in UK on spending £20 on purchase at The Hut

Select Sweaters only $29, Jackets starting at just $39

Get Sweaters only $29, Jackets starting at just $39 at Urban Outfitters

Last minute Christmas shopping? Here's the cut off date for shopping by brand.

Standard DeliveryExpress DeliverySame day delivery?Free delivery?
Dan Murphy’s2-4 days (metro) or 2–7 days (regional)Next day shipping availableSame Business day - Order by midday and receive by 5pmFree standard delivery for orders over $300
Rebel Sport2-10 days for smaller itemsn/an/an/a
ZazzleVaries.Express delivery availablen/an/a
Yellow Octopus2 days (Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, or Brisbane metro), or 3–6 days1–2 business daysMelbourne onlyFree on orders over $100
OzGamesShop7–10 days5-8 days (2 days quicker than standard)n/an/a
David Jones3-7 daysNext business day in metropolitan areasSydney onlyOrders over $50. Excludes Hampers, Gift Cards and Wine Club purchases
The Iconic2 – 4 business days1 business day for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Auckland3HR delivery in Sydney and MelbourneOrders over $50
ASOS6–8 days3–4 daysYesOrders over $30. Free express shipping on orders over $125.
ThinkGeek1-3 weeks3-5 daysn/aFree shipping on orders over $75
Toy Galaxy1-7 daysExpress shipping organisedn/an/a
Topshop7–9 days5 daysn/aOrders over £50
Urban Outfitters8–12 days4-6 daysn/aOrders over USD 50
Booktopia$6.50 per ordern/an/an/a
Book Depository1–9 days1–2 daysn/aFree delivery worldwide
General Pants1–5 daysn/aFree delivery on all orders over $75
Saks Fifth Avenue7–13 days5–7 daysn/an/a
Lime Tree Kids2-5 daysn/aShipped within 24 hoursFree shipping on orders over $150
Marks and Spencer10–14 daysn/an/aFree delivery on all orders over £30
Nike1-3 business daysn/an/aFree standard delivery for orders above £50
RunStopShop3–5 days2 days3hr delivery in Melbourne onlyFree standard shipping on all orders over $90. Free express shipping on all orders over $150
Cellarmasters5–14 daysn/aNon/a
Hallenstein Brothers4 daysn/aNoOrders over $50
Smiggle3–7 days1–3 daysNon/a
Kathmandu5–7 daysn/aNOoOrders over $100
The Dairy3–5 daysExpress delivery is availableNoAll orders delivered free

Alex Bruce-Smith

Alex Bruce-Smith is a publisher at finder.com.au, taking care of shopping & travel. She funds her addiction to online shopping by hunting coupon codes like a pro, and can usually be found waiting anxiously for a package to arrive. #notevensorry

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