Last minute Christmas gift ideas you might never have thought of
To not have enough time? Get your hands on amazing last minute Christmas presents with the Gift of Travel.
We understand that Christmas can be hectic.
Between running around trying to cook lunch with the family, doing all your homework before you go into vacation mode, and making your way through the crowds in the shops, it’s easy to run out of time to get your hands on that perfect gift.
This is where we come in.
We’ve got you covered with last minute coupons for the best WA experiences, food and drink, vacations and more to give away this Christmas.
For the adrenaline seeker
Give the adrenaline seeker in your life something that will truly make their heart beat with unforgettable WA experiences.
Not for the faint of heart, purchasing a Matagarup Zip + Climb gift voucher gives them a chance to make their way across the iconic bridge to an outdoor viewing platform above of the Swan River, or feel the rush as they tackle Perth’s longest zip line which will open soon. They have a range of gift options, from twilight and daytime climbs to the rush of a lifetime with the 400-meter-long zipline.
Nothing says ‘you are special’ more than one of HeliSpirit’s extraordinary flight experiences. Treat loved ones to a scenic helicopter trip over Esperance, or take it up a notch with a scenic Heli Rum tour at the Hoochery Distillery in Kununurra, a picnic at Lake Argyle and a swim in Secret Springs or a scenic flight over the pink cotton candy of Lake Hillier Lake with rum distilled from local cultures. They have totally awesome pre-planned experiences for you to choose from including flights over Lake Argyle to Kununurra with a stopover at a secret spring waterhole for a dip, scenic flights over the Bungle Bungle Range in Purnululu National Park or Esperance, experience all the magic of the iconic Pink Lake during a flight over Lake Hillier.
For the family
Give a gift the whole family can enjoy with experiences for all ages that will really increase the fun factor and make a day to remember.
Get something super unique with Segway Tours WA. From the age of 9, the family will love to treat themselves to a day on a Segway through Perth, Fremantle or Rottnest Island.
You can choose between a 60-minute or a 90-minute voucher which can be used at any of the three locations.
What better way for family fun than to hop on e-bikes and cycle through the scenic Perth Hills with Mountain Bike Tours. Suitable for over 16s, they will love this Perth adventure as a way to get out and enjoy some quality family time. This is quite unique with their use of giant double suspension e-bikes which make it easier to ride over bushy terrain. There are a few options for sightseeing, including some pub-themed ones that adults will absolutely love.
Hey! Let them have the ultimate boating experience and hop aboard the Mandurah pirate ship. They will cruise through the canals of Mandurah as they get the chance to steer the pirate wheel, ring the bell or shoot the water cannons, as well as plenty of pirate photo ops on the go. course. Make sure they are ready to go all out and come dressed as their favorite pirate to really dive into the whole experience and live out all their pirate adventure dreams. Kids will have unforgettable moments and adults will bring out their inner child by playing pretend for the day.
For pearl lovers
For those who like a little luxury, dazzle them with a rich, hands-on experience with Willie Creek Pearls. They can learn about pearl history in Broome, take a pearl master class, and witness a live pearl harvest with the option to keep their own pearl. There are a slew of tours to choose from in Broome and Perth, including the multi-award winning Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour, and the historic Pearl Luggers Tour in Broome, or the Live Pearl Harvest and Pearl Masterclass at the Willie Creek Pearls showroom. at Perth’s Quai Elisabeth. Literally, there is an option for just about anyone.
Make them smile with a fabulous dining experience they won’t forget, complemented by a relaxing stay or a luxury cruise.
Give the gift of an overnight stay and dining experience in Fremantle at The Warders Hotel and Emily Taylor. It is beautifully located in the artistic heart of Freo as a small boutique hotel with a mix of old historical touches and refined modern details. Think thick limestone walls and original wood and stone mixed with luxury finishes and handcrafted furniture. Emily Taylor is an Asian-inspired kitchen and bar built in the large backyard of old cottages. The food is vibrant and engaging, illuminating all the senses with options like sticky pork, aromatic roast duck, crispy bao and more. Gift certificates start from $ 50 all the way up to $ 500 for a night they won’t forget.
Give seafood lovers what they want – a unique 4 hour luxury seafood cruise on Rottnest Island with Rottnest Cruises. They will be able to catch their own lobster and indulge in a 7-course tasting lunch featuring exquisite local cuisine from a private chef on board. Picturesque ocean views will surround them as they sip premium drinks and bask in the water, filled to the brim with seafood – not much better for a food lover.
For the adventurer
You can’t just give someone who loves adventure an old gift, they need something more! Treat them to something unique and memorable that they will be dying to try.
Looking for an experience that will absolutely blow them away? Give them the gift of swimming with whale sharks on Ningaloo Reef. Let the Ocean Eco Adventures team guide them through the adventure of a lifetime on the Whale Shark Discovery tour. They will have the opportunity to dive alongside the Gentle Giants with trained dive guides and admire the colorful wonders of the abundant marine life throughout the day, with gourmet cuisine on deck to keep you hungry. Vouchers start from $ 459 for one swimmer with group options available.
Get their sense of adventure in our own backyard with Perth Waterbike Co.’s unique Swan River experience.They will have front row seats to take in magnificent views while pedaling along the Swan River, in admiring the city skyline on a performance Chillboat Waterbike – basically a cross between a boat and a bicycle. Take it to the next level with a Sunset Bike, Bubbles and Brews tour, offering them a dedicated cup holder to sip and cycle as the sun sets over Perth’s skyline.
A walk there in Western Australia is the most meaningful gift you can give this holiday season. Find out more at gift.westernaustralia.com.
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