Searching for a gift in Brisbane doesn’t always have to involve heading to the shopping centre, instead, you can choose to spoil someone with an adventure right in their own backyard! Brisbane is teeming with incredible experiences that are perfect for locals celebrating a birthday, anniversary or special occasion.
There are ample experiences that can be wrapped up perfectly for that special someone in your life, and if that someone enjoys an adventure, then Gift It Now has you covered. We’ve found 7 awesome gift ideas that will send them on an epic Brisbane adventure, no re-gifting required.
A Twilight Helicopter Flight
Okay, I know I said it doesn’t get more adventurous than skydiving, but this twilight helicopter flight over the city is one that everyone can enjoy, not just the daredevils. Taking them up and over the twinkling lights of the capital, they’ll be in awe of the city’s beauty from the moment they take off.
Departing Archerfield Airport, this helicopter flight will provide them with lasting memories in celebration of that special occasion, and they’ll have you to thank for it.
The cost of a twilight helicopter flight with V2 Helicopters is $299 per person.
A 14,000ft Tandem Skydive
Credit: Skydive Australia
It doesn’t really get more adventurous than a tandem skydive, so why not give them that little extra push to take their next special occasion to the next level? This 14,000ft Tandem Skydive over Brisbane with Skydive Australia is a great gift for that fearless friend or family member in your life.
Located in Redcliffe, they’ll be taken up to 14,000ft to admire views of this beautiful city before plunging with a free fall followed by a scenic glide back down to the drop zone.
This unforgettable experience gift will set you back $244 to $264 per person (APF Levy not included).
A Rally Car Driving Experience
Credit: Rally School
This gift is sure to put a smile on the face of the rev-head in your life. The Rally School offers them the chance to get behind the wheel of a hotted up rally car and rip up the purpose-built track located nearby in Ipswich.
This is a great experience for both license and non-license holders thanks to the hot lap option. You can choose to gift an 8-lap experience where they get to settle in behind the wheel, a two-car blast with a total of 16 laps for the ultimate rally car experience, or, as mentioned above, a hot lap experience which gives them 3-laps in the car with a professional driver.
Prices for this experience gift range from $99 to $295.
A kayaking adventure on Brisbane River
Forget about catching the City Cat explore the Brisbane River, this kayaking tour is hands down one of the best water adventures in town. Climbing into a single kayak, they’ll have the chance to paddle around the river, taking in views of the city and surrounding regions.
This gift will entitle them to a 1.5-hour experience and see them paddle to the Story Bridge and Mowbray Park, and pass the Botanical Gardens, Maritime Museum and South Bank Parklands.
You have the option of gifting a daytime kayaking tour or a night kayak for a Friday or Saturday evening.
Prices for this gift range from $45 to $59.
A V8 Supercar Ride and Drive Adventure
Credit: Amanda Walker
Another epic gift for car enthusiasts, this V8 Supercar Drive & Ride experience is an epic choice that is sure to put a smile on their face. Thanks to The Driving Centre, your lucky recipient will have the chance to get behind the wheel of a powerful V8 Supercar! The only experience of its kind in the world, this is a unique adventure that’s perfect for any upcoming celebration.
You can choose to gift 3 lap ride with a professional driver, 5, 7 or 12 lap drives, as well as a 7 lap drive and 2 lap ride, or 10 lap drive and 2 lap ride – how cool is that?!
This is a great gift for license holders in Brisbane as it is located just 45 minutes from the city.
The price range for this experience is from $149 to $549.
An evening rock climb
Did you know you can go rock climbing at the Kangaroo Point Cliffs? Okay, well did you know you can gift someone this awesome rock climbing experience? That’s right, and while you’re at it, why not gift them an evening climb for an extra-memorable adventure!
Located at the picturesque Kangaroo Point Cliffs, they’ll be strapped up in a harness for a memorable journey scaling the popular cliffs. This is perfect for the hands-on adventurers who like to try anything and everything.
This awesome experience gift will cost you $65
Story Bridge Twilight Climb
Credit: Story Bridge Adventure Climb
The team at Story Bridge Adventure Climb are on hand to take you up to the top of the city’s famous bridge all day, but the twilight climb time slot is by far the best and most popular for many reasons, making it one of the best gift picks in the city.
As the sun begins to set over the Queensland capital, your lucky recipient will be kitted up in a climb suit to climb to the top of the bridge, taking in views of the city as the sunlight dims and the city lights begin to twinkle. Speaking from experience, this is one incredible gift to receive and it results in some epic photo opportunities.
The cost of the Twilight Bridge Climb will set you back $159 for adults.
About Gift It Now
There is so much to see, do and gift in Brisbane that it can be hard to choose just one adventure. Hopefully, thanks to our top 7 picks, you’ll be able to choose the perfect gift for that upcoming celebration. Whether you’re shopping for a gift for a thrill-seeker, a first-time adventurer or someone who enjoys trying new things, you’ll be able to find the perfect gift with Gift It Now.
If you’re searching for more gift ideas in Brisbane or want to purchase some of the epic experiences mentioned above, check out Gift It Now’s full gifting catalogue by visiting www.giftitnow.com.au/brisbane.