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Whether you’re looking for housewarming gifts, anniversary gifts, or birthday gifts for women, experience gifts in Sydney are trendy and fun. Instead of giving her something that you can only hope she’ll like, why not give her an experience that you know she’ll never forget. No more of the same store-bought candles, flowers, or other impersonal gifts that she gets for every birthday and anniversary. If you’re looking for something that will really surprise her, sign her up for gift experiences for her in Sydney. No matter if she’s interested in cooking, crafts, dance, or art, the perfect workshop is waiting for her. Here are our top experience gifts for that special coworker, girlfriend, bestie, or family member.
We all have that friend who wouldn’t be happy with the same old stereotypical gifts for her. And with a skateboarding class, you can give that woman in your life something she can truly enjoy. These skateboarding classes last one hour, and they cater to total beginners, so no prior experience is necessary. The instructors also provide all protective gear, so no worries about injuries. These workshops are kid-friendly Sydney activities, making them the perfect experience gifts for parents to share with their kids. They also have group lessons for adults if you think your gift receiver would have more fun learning this new skills with her besties. It’s great exercise, and it’s one of the most unique experiences Sydney has to offer.
Rum Spicing Masterclass
If you’re looking for more adult-friendly experience gift ideas, this rum-filled workshop is a popular one. Whether you know a rum connoisseur or someone who enjoys a good Piña Colada, this two hour class is enjoyable for any level of rum lover. The class is broken down into two parts. For the first half hour or so, your gift recipient will get a full distillery tour of Brix Distillers to learn how rum is made and spiced on a professional level. Then, they’ll have the rest of the class to try their own rum spice concoctions using a variety of different flavours, some classic and some Australian native. As your gift receiver is sampling and perfecting their signature rum, they’ll be able to snack on charcuterie and chat with other rum lovers in the class.
Greenhouse Terrarium Making Class
This is one of those highly rated things to do in Sydney that anyone can love. It’s easy, relaxing, and at the end of it, your gift receiver will be able to take their own tiny greenhouse home with them. This is a one and a half hour workshop in which participants will learn how to create a beautiful miniature ecosystem inside of a vintage style glass jar. All the materials will be provided, and they consist of the best quality elements so that the terrariums look impressive and last for years. Don’t worry if this is for someone who can’t keep a plant alive - these terrariums are self-contained and take little effort to maintain. The class sizes for these Sydney workshops are small, so everyone gets plenty of feedback and direction to make a stunning terrarium.
Guitar Course for Beginners
How many of us wish that we could play an instrument but don’t take that first step to start the journey? If you have a friend of loved one who has talked about wanting to play guitar but has always had some excuse to put it off until tomorrow, add this class to your list of experience gift ideas for her. This course is beginner friendly, so she doesn’t have to have any prior knowledge. Over the course of ten one our sessions, she’ll learn the basics like tuning, strumming, and how to read simple music and interpret cloud diagrams and strumming patterns.
The beauty of experience gifts like this one is that your gift recipient could carry on this hobby for years to come. She’ll be so grateful that you helped her to finally pick up a guitar and start learning.
Now is the perfect time to give a macaron class as a gift experience. This sweet treat has soared in popularity and learning how to make them is one of the most fun things to do in Sydney. Your gift receiver will get to go to behind the scenes in a macaron shop, where she’ll learn everything she needs to know to recreate these delicious and adorable treats at home. After her two hour class, she’ll walk away with a complimentary gift bag and everything she needs to whip up these goodies on her own.
Introduction to Brush Lettering Workshop
Brush lettering and calligraphy are a major trend right now. Brush lettering can take any ordinary card, letter, or sign and make it look stunning and professional. But as impressive as those online videos of brush lettering are, learning how to do it yourself can be tricky.
These brush lettering workshops are the perfect gifts for women who are creative and crafty. Prior experience is not required, as this class is specifically designed to break down the art of brush lettering into more approachable techniques. The course lasts two and a half hours, participants are given their own set of pens and materials, and plenty of time to mingle with new friends while they practice their new skills.
Handmade Gnocchi Making Class
This class is one of those Sydney attractions that was created with your foodie friend in mind. In this two hour class, she’ll learn how to create the perfect restaurant quality handmade gnocchi from the masters at Salt Meats Cheese. This is one of those special experience gift ideas that you’re not going to want to miss out on yourself. So why not book a couple of experience vouchers so that you can enjoy that gourmet pasta and wine together! These classes make great gift experiences for couples or friends.