Last Minute Experience Gifts in Brisbane

Last Minute Experience Gifts in Brisbane

Cassandra Hawkings

Last minute gift shopping In Brisbane is something no one ever wants to do. Finding the perfect present can be a challenge, so to keep you out of the shopping centre we've found some of the best creative Brisbane workshops so that you can give the best gift of all, an experience gift! Whether you’re buying for someone who has always wanted to try a pottery class or a friend who loves smartphone photography, you'll be sure to find the perfect present for that special person. And if you don't know what they like, you can always send them a ClassBento gift voucher, so they can explore until they find something that grabs them.

Here’s a list of 10 Brisbane tourist attractions that make excellent experience gifts.

1. Clay Hand Building Class

Do you know someone who has a thing for ceramics? The Ceramic Studio in Indooroopilly has the perfect class for beginners. In the space of two hours, you’ll learn how to make anything from a ceramic plate to a ceramic teacup. This class is ideal for hens party ideas in Brisbane, baby showers and birthday parties.

2. Flower Crown Workshop

Nothing says a girl's day out quite like a flower crown workshop. An Eddies Studio expert will be on hand to teach you, and in two hours you will have developed a new skill in floristry. You’ll learn how to coordinate colour, contrast and texture to create a unique diy flower crown to take home with you. If this class is something you’re looking to gift for a hens party or a baby shower, hit the request button and book in your custom time. 

3. Beginner’s Travel Photography Class

Photography is often a skill many want to learn. If you’re a keen traveller, you’ll love this class as you’ll learn how take scenic shots. Bring along your own DSLR camera and during the class you’ll have some practice shooting waterfalls, stars and even fireworks. At the end of the class your professional instructor will issue you with a cheat card so you will be able to adjust your camera settings at home. 

4. Beer and BBQ Cooking Class

If your friend is both meat-lover and beer drinker, there's simply no better experience gift that this barbecue class. Kicking off with Turkish bread and olive oil to snack on, you'll learn how to barbecue Half Shell Scallops with Nahm Jihm dressing. The hero of the four-course meal is the Cape Grim Scotch Fillet served with matching craft beer. 

5. Paint and Sip Classes

Have you ever wanted to learn how to paint like a professional but need some help loosening your hand? There are so many sip and paint classes in Brisbane to pick from and they all offer a range of themed painting lessons. There's Paint and Sip Class - Van Gogh’s Starry Night taught by The Paint Bar who believe everyone needs to express their creative selves; Wesley Taylor Art Studio's weekly Paint and Sip Class - Australian Landscapes which are inspired by the beauty and diversity of Australia; and Paint and Sip Class: Buzz Buzz hosted by A Painter’s Dream that promotes a safe and creative community space.

6. Beginner’s Macramé Workshop

Ivy Trove offers a fun and social workshop to teach you how to make your own Macramé Pot Hanger. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to macrame with friends this relaxing class is the perfect experience gift. As an added bonus you'll receive light nibbles, barista made coffee and your own plant in a ceramic pot. 

7. Mobile Cocktail Making Classes

Why go to a bar and buy expensive cocktails when you can learn how to make them at home! Kubaraz offers mobile cocktail making classes, so no matter where your event is, they'll come to you. Surprise your friend with the ultimate experience gift - a professional bartender who will teach them how to make three cocktails or mocktails of their choice. 

8. Ikebana Flower Arranging Class for Beginners

Have you ever wanted to brighten up your home with bright flower arrangements? Lily Karmatz will teach you how to arrange flowers in the style of contemporary Ikebana. This is the perfect experience gift in Brisbane for a friend or loved one who needs some reprieve from the stresses of everyday life. 

9. Make Your Own Concrete Planter & Print Your Own Shirt!

Get two for the price of one with Only T’s fun weekly workshop! During this two-hour session, you’ll learn how to print t-shirts and create your own concrete planter. This class is BYO which makes it perfect for anyone looking to sip and create after work. 

10. Barista and Coffee Art Class

Coffee enthusiasts will love this fun barista workshop in Brisbane. This short coffee course is perfect for beginners and you'll cover everything from how to operate the coffee machine, to how to make latte art. And at the end of it all you'll receive a certificate and a free coffee art book.  





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