7 experience gifts for the memory-maker in your life

From thrills to tranquillity, we've got you covered.

For those who are all about memory making, there’s nothing they love more than experience gifts. Something that they can share with their nearest and dearest and look back on fondly. 

What are some experience gifts? 

Depending on the person, there are gift experiences for every type of person. There is skydiving for the thrill seeker in your life, massages for the one who deserves a pamper, a comedy show for the one who loves a laugh, a multi-course meal for the foodie, and so on.

No matter what fills the recipient’s cup, rest assured that you will find an experience that they will remember for years to come. To help make the search easier, below are some of the best experience gift ideas. From a tasting menu to a V8 drive, scroll on to book your next adventure.

The best experience gifts in Australia

From heart-pounding adrenaline adventures to serene Sydney cruises and captivating Melbourne shows, this guide unveils the finest experience gifts that promise to leave a lasting impact.

Comics Lounge Melbourne

Stand-up comedy at The Comics Lounge Melbourne, from $20, Experience Oz

All dads love to laugh! Immerse yourself in two and a half hours of live stand-up comedy, as you enjoy a night filled with humour and entertainment. Located just a short distance from Melbourne’s CBD, this iconic comedy club has hosted renowned comedians like Dave Hughes, Carl Barron, and Kitty Flanagan.


Wollongong Deep Sea Fishing

Wollongong deep sea reef fishing charter, $180, RedBalloon

Embark on a six-hour fishing expedition amidst the outer reefs of Wollongong for a fisherman’s dream adventure. Armed with top-notch fishing gear, bait and guided by experienced experts, this journey promises unparalleled fishing in the waters stretching from the beautiful Stanwell Park to Shellharbour.


Red Balloon 6HEAD 6 Course Meal

Six-course tasting menu for two at 6HEAD, $249, 6HEAD

Indulge in a delightful six-course shared menu at the recently opened 6HEAD, nestled right in the historic Rocks precinct of Sydney Harbour. Enjoy some world-class beef and seafood, paired with a beautiful bottle of red or white wine.


Airbnb Gift Experience

A getaway booked via Airbnb

Whether it’s unwinding in Victoria, exploring the scenic landscapes of New South Wales, or enjoying the vibrant Gold Coast beaches, it’s easy to find the perfect Airbnb stay for the dad who deserves it all.


V8 Drive & Passenger Lap Combo

V8 drive & passenger lap combo, $640, Adrenaline

If he’s a bit of an adrenaline junkie (or just loves cars), treat him to the ultimate V8 performance racing experience. Let him unleash his inner speed demon by driving six exhilarating laps around the iconic Eastern Creek Raceway circuit. With the added thrill of two heart-pounding passenger laps alongside a pro driver, he’ll quickly grasp the high-speed potential of these race cars.


Sydney Whale Watching

Sydney 2 hour whale watching cruise, $69, Experience Oz

Experience the awe-inspiring humpback migration with a two-hour Sydney whale-watching cruise departing from Circular Quay. Sail past Sydney’s iconic landmarks, guided by an experienced marine naturalist who will unravel the significance of the whales’ migration. Guaranteed whale sightings or your next cruise is free – don’t miss capturing these majestic creatures in action.


Endota Spa Voucher

Spa gift voucher, from $150, endota

Treat your dad to the perfect endota spa experience that suits his needs, whether it’s a rejuvenating facial, a relaxing massage, or a revitalising spa package. With a three-year expiry date, he’ll have the freedom to choose what brings him the most joy and relaxation.


Looking to save money on experience gifts? Check out our coupon codes for Adrenaline, RedBalloon and more.

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