Spoil your mum this Mother’s Day with a unique outdoor adventure. We have gift ideas that will give you and your mum the opportunity to experience a thrilling adventure together. From a peaceful hot air balloon ride to an exhilarating bridge climb, you can appreciate the beauty of Australia’s diverse landscape. So save the flowers and soap for another day and surprise your mum with an exciting day out.
Here are our top five unique present ideas for Mother’s Day.
The Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb
Tour one of Australia’s most famous icons by taking your mum on the Sydney Harbour Bridge climb. This adventure will have you experience an unforgettable climb over the magnificent Sydney Harbour for impressive views of the city, the Opera House and beyond. You’ll be guided each step of the way and can choose to take your climb at dawn, day, twilight or night. Just don’t forget your camera as you’ll have the opportunity to take some beautiful shots.
Feed the Wild Dolphins at Tangalooma
Your mum may appreciate the gift of seeing, touching and feeding wild dolphins at Queensland’s Tangalooma Island Resort. Every evening at sunset, resort guests can have the opportunity to hand feed one of the wild bottlenose dolphins that gather at the shores. See these beautiful animals up close with this once in a lifetime experience.
Enjoy a Hot Air Balloon Ride over the Avon Valley
For a more relaxed journey, consider taking your mum on a peaceful hot air balloon ride over Perth’s stunning Avon Valley. This picturesque landscape is perfect for viewing from above with its patchwork scenery made up of lush green fields, rolling hills and meandering streams. Tour over the Avon River and historical villages as you experience the wonder of one of the first inventions of flying. Most rides will depart at dawn so you’ll have the beauty of the early sun rising as your backdrop.
Take a Scenic Flight over Kangaroo Island
It’s no secret that South Australia’s Kangaroo Island is a land of natural beauty. Take your mum on a scenic flight over the island to view the bright turquoise waters and spectacular coastal scenery from above. Tour over stunning rock structures including the Remarkable Rocks and Admiral Arch, while keeping an eye out for dolphins and whales playing in the waters.
Go for a Beach Horse Ride on the Mornington Peninsula
Spoil your mum with a horse ride through Melbourne’s beautiful Mornington Peninsula. If your mum is a true animal lover, she will love this unique adventure as you tour through lush forest before reaching the region’s most stunning beaches. See magnificent scenery as you take a relaxing ride along the shores of this wondrous coast. With a variety of rides available, this present idea is perfect for any mum - even for first time horse riders.