Gift Guides

6 experience gifts for the minimalist

From a seaplane flight over the harbour to candlelit concerts in heritage buildings, the gift of quality time is unrivalled.
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What do you give the person, who – in a legitimate or feigned bid against materialism and ‘not needing anything’ – forbids you from buying them a gift? You work the activity loophole by getting them experience gifts.

Whether they’re partial to a wine and dine or they’re keen to add flying a plane to their resume, there’s an experience gift for every epicurean.

From a candlelit string quartets performance to a five-course fine dining meal, read on for our curated edit of luxury experience gifts bound to leave an impression. 

6 experience gifts to buy in 2024

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Set menu meal at 6Head

from $142 per head at 6Head

Book in for some quality time over a four or five course menu at 6Head in the historic Rocks precinct of Sydney Harbour or Perth’s Esplanade. Featuring scallop crudo, yuzu and pistachio mousse, and premium cuts of beef and burrata, this dining experience is one for the gourmand.

Candlelit concert

from $32 at Fever Up

Whether they’re a Hans Zimmer or Vivaldi fan, there’s likely a candlelit classical music performance paying tribute to those they herald as the greats in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide or Hobart.

Voucher for Alana Maria’s Forever bracelet appointment

from $100 at Alana Maria

They say nothing is forever but tell that to this permanent Alana Maria bracelet soldered onto your wrist or ankle with a state of the art jewellery welder. The Sydney Northern Beaches brand offers 14k gold-filled or 925 sterling silver chains in its Forever bracelet – making for an experience gift that defies ephemerality.

Seaplane flight with three course lunch for two

$950 at RedBalloon

For something unforgettable, gift them a seaplane flight over Bondi and Sydney Harbour. After landing, take in the Rose Bay views over Tasmanian wine and a three course lunch at Empire Lounge.

A weekend away

booked via Airbnb

For the person who’s in need of some time out of the big smoke, why not gift a weekend away? With winter soon approaching, it’s an ideal time to book an Airbnb somewhere off the beaten track in Victoria, New South Wales (such as Kangaroo Valley or Byron Bay) or the Gold Coast, perhaps.

The Freedom Gift card gift voucher

$25-$2000 at Endota Spa

For the mum who could do with a bit of R&R, treat them to a spa voucher. This Endota Spa one could gift them with a botanical-infused signature facial, a remedial massage or other treatments; after all, a bit of pampering never went astray.

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