Left it to the last minute, or just not sure what to get? These excellent experience gifts take mere minutes to book in and offer hours of enjoyment.
Special Mother's Day events
Mother's Day High Tea at The Westin
Celebrate the special woman in your life and treat mum to high tea at The Westin Melbourne.
Mother's Day High Tea at radii
Treat your mother to a quintessential high tea experience.
Mother's Day on Melbourne Star
Treat your mother to something special this Mother’s Day.
Mother's Day Champagne Lunch at the Botanical
Discover the story of the Great Dames of Champagne.
Mother's Day Wildflower Workshop
An afternoon of high tea, cocktails and wildflower arranging.
Mother's Day Lunch Cruise
Surprise your mum with a three-hour lunch cruise on the Yarra River.
Mother's Day Dinner Cruise
Have the perfect dinner with your mum, whilst cruising along the Yarra.
Mother's Day Italian Paper Marbling Workshops
Produce your own original masterpieces to take home.
Mother's Day Feast at Locanda
Enjoy a special Mother's Day lunch feast.
Dairy Lane Mother's Day Weekend
Enjoy dairy dishes and beverages in Melbourne's laneways this Mother's Day weekend.
Queen Vic Market Ultimate Foodie Tour
A fascinating guided walking tour of the city's iconic market.
Melbourne Foodie Culture Tour
This walking tour will introduce you to Melbourne's favourite foods, architecture and stories.
Good Swill Hunting
Taxi Kitchen is hosting a rustic post-hunt themed dinner for Good Beer Week.
Sushi Masterclass and Izakaya Dinner
Sushi masterclass followed by izakaya-style dining.
This chocolate walking tour visits some of the city's best chocolatiers with exclusive experiences.
Hidden Bars and History Tour
Discover three of the city's best secret drinking dens and explore iconic laneways.
Hidden Bars of Melbourne Walking and Drinking Tour
Discover cocktail bars, repurposed venues, shipping container bars and speakeasies.
Melbourne experiences and workshops
Piccoli Artisans – Italian Paper Marbling Workshop
A colourful workshop for kids exploring the art of making Italian hand marbled papers.
Heritage House Tour: Robin Boyd's Walsh Street
Experience 'Walsh Street', the house Robin Boyd designed for his own family in 1957.
MetaScent Perfumer's Workshop
Create your own perfume to discover the ultimate expression of individuality.
Hidden Secrets Tours
Indulge and discover the city's hidden charm with Melbourne's original laneway walking tours.
Melbourne Sights Walking Tour
Uncover the stories behind Melbourne's landmarks, gardens and events on this free walking tour.
Melbourne Street Art Tours
Local guides treat you to some of Melbourne's underground treasures.
Arts and theatre
Because the Night
An immersive theatre adventure of epic storytelling.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
This August, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is coming to Melbourne’s Regent Theatre.
Chicago – The Concert
A dazzling tribute to Chicago, one of the most successful musicals of all time
The Australian Ballet: New York Dialects
A breathtaking triple bill of exhilarating classics and new work.
More Mother's Day gift shopping ideas
Miss Fox Melbourne
Elegant day spa, hair salon and skin clinic offering a wide range of beauty and wellness treatments.
The Cocoon Room Melbourne
A dedicated luxe meditation and mindfulness space, offering 50 minute trips to La La Land.
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