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2022 Mothers Day Gift Guide for Every Type of Mum

2022 Mothers Day Gift Guide for Every Type of Mum

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to put some thought into how we can make this the most special Mother’s Day yet. Mother’s Day is such a special time of year. It’s a day for us to celebrate our beautiful mums and motherly figures and show them how much we love, care for, and appreciate them. 

Over the years our mums have done so much for us. They have packed lunches, made home cooked meals, given free taxi rides, and provided financial support (just to name a few). So, this Mother’s Day say thank you by wowing your mum with an unexpectedly thoughtful gift.  

Now we know that mums come in all shapes and sizes. They each have their own, unique set of skills, interests, favourite things, and preferences for what they enjoy. So, when selecting her gift make sure you keep her personality and interests in mind. Handpick a personalised gift that is as special and unique as her. Whether your mum is an adventurous mum, a busy mum, a food-loving mum, a sentimental mum, or a mix of them all, our list has the perfect gift for mum. 

Gifts for the Adventurous Mum 

Does your mum love getting out and exploring new things? Is she open to new experiences, places, people and things? An overseas adventure is a great way for your mum to broaden her horizons, learn about exotic cultures and experience a whole new way of life. 

A guided city tour is a fantastic way to learn the ins and outs of a new city. This tour will see your mum heading off- either by foot or by bike, with an expert guide and travelling around the iconic sights, historical landmarks, and natural wonders of the city. Not only will the guide provide incredible insight into the unique history and culture of the city, they will also offer insider tips like where the best eateries are, what attractions to visit and where the city’s hidden gems lie. 

Take to the sky and adventure up into air on an iconic Story Bridge Adventure Climb. This is by far the best way to see and experience the Australian city of Brisbane. Head off on an afternoon adventure climb and enjoy uninterrupted views of the city, river and beyond and watch the sunset settle over the twinkling city skyline. 

If you are looking for thrills, you can’t go past a supercharged 4WD adventure. Jump aboard an offroad vehicle and spend the day speeding across unique natural landscapes and spotting exotic, native wildlife. As the wind gushes through mum’s hair, this exciting, fast paced experience will leave your mum feeling empowered, energised and ready to take on the world.  

Gifts for the Busy Mum

Being a mum is a busy job! The role itself comes with so many subcategories. She’s a chauffeur, chef, cleaner, counsellor, friend, financial adviser… the list just keeps going. And mind you, that’s without including work, friends, appointments, and relationships.  

It’s so easy for our mums to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of life and forget to look after themselves. So, this year give your mum some ‘me time’ and with a relaxing and rejuvenating spa package. 

This luxurious experience will see your mum putting her feet up and enjoying the high-quality pampering she deserves. Make her experience extra special by gifting her an all-natural spa experience. Hot springs and mud baths offer an abundance of health and wellness benefits. Heated by volcanic rocks, the soothing waters and nourishing minerals soak deep into the skin working wonders on the mind, body, and spirit. This warming spa experience will have your mum transcending into the enriching waters and transcending into a calm state of bliss.

Gifts for the Foodie Mum 

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It is where families bond, memories are made, and taste buds are tantalised. Food is so much more than a meal, it is a creative expression, a joyful experience and a way to bring people together. No wonder so many mums love food. If your mum is a foodie, make her Mother’s Day extra special with a creative culinary gift

An international cooking class is a great way to help her add to her recipe repertoire. A home style, Japanese cooking class will have her learning the intricate skills and cooking techniques of Japan and using traditional style tools to create authentic Japanese meals. She will spend the morning perusing Japanese markets and selecting fresh, locally produced ingredients at the nearby markets before heading back to the awe-inspiring Japanese kitchen for a cooking masterclass. 

If your mum loves food but thinks it tastes better when someone else makes it for her, how about a gourmet food and drink tour? This tour will have your mum sipping fine quality wine, enjoying award winning food and experiencing the culinary wonders of the world. 

A Walking Bar Tour is a fantastic way to explore the city’s hustling and bustling pub scene and discover the hidden bars and pubs tucked in amongst the world’s most popular cities. This experience not only offers exceptional drinks but also the thrill of discovering hidden hotspots. 

Gifts for the Sentimental Mum 

No one appreciates sentiment quite like a mum. A mum holds her children in her heart and places immense value on the cherished moments they share together. One of the best ways to create more sentimental moments is through shared experiences. Experience gifts are a phenomenal option for sentimental mum’s as they create cherished memories that last a lifetime. 

This Mother’s Day treat your mum to an elegant high tea cruise. Enjoy a magical afternoon of superb champagne and tasty delicacies as you sail down picturesque waterways. This luxurious experience is a fabulous way to spend quality time with mum and create intimate, long-lasting memories.   

Let’s toast to our wonderful mothers with an exquisite winery tour. Travel side by side through the rolling hills and breathtaking vineyards and explore the award-winning, vintage cellars. As you sip award-winning wines make sure you acknowledge and cheers to your incredible mum and take a gorgeous photo for her photo album. 

Gifts for the Open to Everything Mum

Does your mum try her hand at everything? Is she open to experiencing new places, people and cultures? If so, a Gifting Owl gift card is a great gift option! Valid for 3 years, a Gifting Owl gift card will give your mum exclusive access to thousands of adventures and experiences in over 100 countries. From ziplining over river falls in Jamaica to taking a handmade pasta making class in Florence, jet boating along the coast of Australia or flying over Las Vegas in a helicopter, your mum can choose her perfect gift experience and make this Mother’s Day one to remember.

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