A 20th birthday is a significant milestone for a woman. Leaving her teenage years behind to embark on such a defining decade of her life - her 20s. This exciting milestone birthday should be celebrated with the people she loves the most. No longer a teen but not yet 21, finding a birthday gift fit for a 20th birthday can be hard. That’s why in this article we’ve listed 20 experience gift ideas perfect to give her on her 20th birthday.
Experience gifts are perfect for a young adult woman. Whether she loves food, exploring, adventure, or relaxing spa days, there’s something here to suit her interests. Show her how much you love and care about her by gifting an experience that will last a lifetime. From classic fine dining dinners to skydiving adventures and cooking classes - these unforgettable experiences.
Find the perfect birthday present for her with our birthday gift list. We have the best gift experiences for a family member or friend.
1. High Tea
One perfect gift is an afternoon celebrating with a high tea. Get dressed up and enjoy savoury bites, lavish treats and a bottle of bubbles together. A high tea experience gift is a treat for you as much as it is for them! Eat cake and surprise her with a candle to make it a memorable birthday for her.
2. Day Cruise
Another awesome birthday gift is a cruise. Set sail on your local waterways on a catamaran or yacht. Whether you choose a group tour or private experience, a day out relaxing on the open water is a relaxing experience gift. Add a little luxury to your cruise with a lunch or dinner option for the birthday girl to enjoy.
3. Day Spa Package
The perfect birthday gift for a woman who likes to be pampered. The best way to celebrate a birthday. Nothing says happy birthday more than a relaxing day at the spa. Pamper the birthday girl with a spa day. Let her pick from massages, facials and scrubs. Invite the girls for an indulgent day out or keep it to yourself for a quiet and relaxing experience.
4. Weekend Getaway
Birthday gifts can be difficult. The best birthday gifts are those that create memories. Whether it is for a family member or a friend, we have memorable birthday gifts to choose from around the world. A mini getaway is a great way to celebrate any special occasion. Book accommodation in the mountains or a beach house for the weekend. Or choose a getaway package for the birthday girl to book when she’s ready.
5. Scuba Diving Course
Create memories of a lifetime for your loved ones with a scuba diving course. This is the perfect gift for a water lover. If she’s always wanted to learn how to scuba dive there’s no better gift to give the birthday girl. View the range of PADI scuba diving courses that make perfect 20th birthday presents.
6. Winery Tour
20th birthday present ideas are tough. How about letting her celebrate with a glass of wine. We love this gift idea for those legally allowed to sip on a glass of wine at a vineyard! After all, most 20-somethings are still figuring out what wines they like. Why not get an expert to run them through their options?
Looking for birthday gifts for an adventure lover? A gift of skydiving won't disappoint. This gift experience is bound to get her heart racing. The most fitting gift idea for thrill-seekers has to be a skydiving gift voucher. There’s no way they’ll be forgetting this adrenaline-packed birthday gift. A memorable birthday present.
8. Rock Climbing
Rock climbing - whether outdoor or indoor - is very on-trend right now. Adventurous youths love to take up new hobbies that keep their bodies and minds active, which is why it should be no surprise that rock climbing made the list. Tailor birthday gifts that suit her hobbies to avoid any disappointment. She will have a lot of fun spending the day rock climbing.
9. Whale Watching
A whale watching experience is a fun day out for the whole family. Watch in awe of these gentle giants as they practically perform for you in their own home. Forget the cake and candle, let your loved one celebrate their birthday with an incredible day out on the water. We have many wildlife gift ideas to choose from.
10. Travel Gift Card
Choosing a gift experience for loved ones can be tricky. Don't stress. We have a special choice that might suit her even better. How about you send a flexible travel gift card? We have thousands of gift experiences for birthdays, let her see the world with friends with her own birthday gift card. If the birthday girl is planning on doing some travel you could give her a unique travel gift card with the value of your choice. Or if you’d prefer to pick out a particular experience, choose from a tour of an iconic landmark or attraction like the Eiffel Tower or Sydney Harbour Bridge.
11. Cooking Class
Do you know a woman who loves cooking? Giving just got easy with our cooking classes.Give her a gentle nudge toward the kitchen with a cooking class. She’ll learn a new cuisine for the first time or improve on her existing culinary skills. Give your special person an experience that tastes good!
12. Hot Air Ballooning
Talk about a special birthday gift. Shopping for something extra special that will suit her? We suggest this iconic experience gift is as romantic as it is memorable. Buy a hot air ballooning experience for two so she can take her partner, or you, on her floating journey into the skies.
13. Learn to Surf
The twenties are about having fun. Search no further than a day out on the water for your friend. Speaking from personal experience, learning to surf in your 20’s is a great idea. Gift the birthday recipient a chance learn to surf lesson on her 20th birthday. Who knows - they may end up with a hobby they’ll do for the rest of their life.
14. White Water Rafting
When it comes to travel and water experience gifts, we have a lot of choice for you to send. We have experiences that range on price. Another experience gift that the whole family will love! Take the birthday queen on a thrilling white water rafting adventure. This activity requires teamwork and coordination to navigate the rough waters. A day out she’ll remember forever!
15. Kayaking or Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Affordable birthday gift ideas for an active 20-year-old can be hard to come by. But that’s exactly what you get with a kayaking or SUP experience. Buy a kayak or SUP hire gift voucher that she can book when she’s ready for a paddle. A great birthday gift for the adventurous woman. Birthdays are a fun way to get people together and outdoors. Why not join for a day of fun.
16. Jet Boating
If she likes a bit more adrenaline with her water experience a jet boat or jetski experience gift is for her! She’ll love the feeling of the saltwater in her hair as she skims over the water at top speeds. Horse Riding
17. Off-Road Driving
This is a gift for the adrenaline lover, no matter the age. What a way to spend birthdays. If she loves to backseat drive and avoids slow traffic at all times, perhaps an off-road experience is in order? Let her drive to her own rules on her birthday and watch as she relishes every moment. Say goodbye to boring gifts, an off-road driving experience is a gift she will always remember.
18. Hiking & Trekking
Does she love the outdoors? We have the ideal gift experience for her. Outdoor gifts are easy and fun. Time outside is great for physical and mental health. Giving just got easy. For active nature enthusiasts who like to clock up the kilometres on their Fitbit’s - a hike in your local national park together is a great gift idea.
Shopping for ideas that are extra fun to celebrate her birthday? Individuals that love adrenaline will love a ziplining gift. Help her start her 20’s off on the right foot or no feet! A ziplining adventure will have her gleaming with joy as she soars through the trees.
20. Helicopter Ride
Birthdays are a time to mark a new age. A helicopter ride is a great birthday gift. Something you just have to experience at least once in your life. Gift her the chance to sightsee from above while she hovers over famous sites like the Grand Canyon and the Las Vegas Strip.
We hope you enjoyed our shopping list for 20th birthday gifts. There is a special birthday gift for everyone and we have plenty of ideas for you. Whether it’s a unique and personal gift experience or something she can use for years after. Mark the big 2-0 in style with our top 20th gift ideas! Happy shopping! The sky is the limit when it comes to gifting so make sure you give her the special day that she deserves. Spend some quality time together.