Fun experience gift cards

spa Handcrafted happiness awaits: Gift a Turkish mosaic lamp making experience, or treat them to a delicious dumpling and cocktail making class. Let them discover the ancient art of Kintsugi, find mindfulness in pottery, and much more.

redeem It's easy to gift: Gift one of our 9,000+ fun classes (from across Australia); or get a gift card and let them choose.

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Valid for 3 years. Redeem gift cards on any of our 9,000+ classes (in-person or online), for one or more guests. If the class costs more, just pay the difference. If it costs less, keep the remainder for future classes

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ClassBento’s teachers are your local artisans and small businesses. They appreciate your support!

Our workshops are a great way to let your recipient take a real break, and improve their mental wellbeing.

We’ll also donate to Dementia Australia with every booking; and if your giftee doesn't use their gift card, we'll donate the unused balance when it expires, to Dementia Australia.

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Happiness guaranteed

If your recipient doesn't like this gift (unlikely!), we'll refund you 100% (within 100 days of purchase)





Some happy gift recipients




Hannah Belonio




Attended the solid perfume making workshop as a gift to a friend and we loved it. It was so fun learning about how perfumes are made and building our own scents! Especially love how they save our scent and we have the choice of recreating it with other forms like candles and perfume (spray version). We definitely would go back again. The instructors were friendly and knowledgeable and provided clear  + more

Perfume Making class review by Hannah Belonio - Melbourne


Catherine Hammersley




My daughter’s 16th birthday present and I wanted an experience gift that was great value and fun she loved it and was a great opportunity to broaden her art experience in this way as schools aren’t offering this platform. The workshop was led so well by talented experienced artists covering technique, it was laid back and fun. The venue was a great space and a fantastic intro into the art world.  + more

Painting class review by Catherine Hammersley - Melbourne


Priscilla Khang




Bought this as a Christmas gift for my husband. Best experience ever, so fun and interactive, good size class and have nothing but great things to say. Greta value for money and will be recommending this to all my friends and family. I’ll be keeping an eye out for more classes in the future!

Cooking class review by Priscilla Khang - Melbourne


Matthew Menzel




I got this class as a birthday gift after really enjoying watching a glass blowing competition on netflix. It was such a great experience and I have some really cool keepsakes! Nick was such a great teacher. He was very supportive and stepped in to give extra help when it was required whilst allowing us to do a much as we were capable of. It was very much worth the expense!

Introductory Glassblowing Workshop review by Matthew Menzel - Melbourne


Lorena Talavera Priale




Got this as my Christmas present from my partner and we went together. We had lots of fun, the tools were easy to use. I do think it's better to come to the class with a couple of ideas of what you want to make. There are some samples but that was probably the hardest bit. You get to have a few attempts and the class includes one ring but if you liked more than one you get to buy another one at a good  + more

Jewellery Making class review by Lorena Talavera Priale - Melbourne


Jennifer Case




The class was a Christmas gift Loved it…very well organised, Ianni our teacher was charming, very friendly and knowledgeable. The food was delicious and superb wine. Such a fun activity. Thankyou

Cooking class review by Jennifer Case - Melbourne


Rebecca Mijat




Lots of fun! Really enjoyed the workshop and came out with a fab looking terrarium :) Will definitely use this as a gift idea for family and friends.

Terrarium Making Workshop review by Rebecca Mijat - Melbourne


Kelly Thee




It was a birthday present from my partner and it was definitely one of the best present I’ve received. Heecho was such a delight to have as a teacher. I wasn’t sure if I was able to make a decent ring but everything is well explained and our rings turn out beautifully. It was overall a great experience. The material was solid and great quality. 100% would recommend couples or friends to do it!

Jewellery Making class review by Kelly Thee - Melbourne


Lisa Butterworth




Fantastic learning the art of clay throwing by Amber. Went with mum for a Xmas present and we laughed a lot. Can’t wait to see what our pieces come out like and keen to try it again in future. Definitely good for beginners

Wheel Throwing Class: Clay Soirée review by Lisa Butterworth - Melbourne


Kerry




A gift from my daugther and a wonderful experience. Just the two of us so we had Jenie all to ourselves. It was an amazing day. Jenie was extremely knowledgeable and skill and very happy to impart her skills. We came away with a love for the craft and big smiles on our faces.

Fluid Art class review by Kerry - Melbourne


Kim Truong




Got this as a birthday gift and absolute loved the experience as a first timer. Staff were so lovely and attentive. Provide great assistance and made extra decoration for my product. Will defs recommend

Pottery class review by Kim Truong - Melbourne


Richard Bernard Crewe




This was a Christmas present that my daughter bought me and in return I got her a voucher to. The venue is small, but it was also a small class so no problems. Our teacher Ron gave us our safety gear and talk. As it was only a beginner's class, we did not expect too much, but we made an "S" hook with a twist out of 10mm straight bar. Ron's helping hands and knowledge guided us. Both of us really enjoyed  + more

Metalwork class review by Richard Bernard Crewe - Melbourne


Jenny Wraight




We attended Merryl's mosaic class as a family Christmas gift activity - 11 people over three generations and each person was able to choose a design they liked and work at their own level and pace. Even a safe, non-glass option for a toddler. The staff were informative and helpful and served us well and kindly! We were all delighted with the end products and some mentioned they would love to do the  + more

Casual Mosaic Class review by Jenny Wraight - Melbourne


Jo McDonnell




I received the chocolate making class as a gift for Christmas . I wasn’t too sure whether I would enjoy it or not , but I was pleasantly suprised . Sal was my teacher and she was awesome , she was super down to earth and so friendly which made you feel so welcome and made it so easy and comfortable to ask questions . I really learnt a lot from the class and realised it is actually a lot easier to  + more

Chocolate Making Workshop review by Jo McDonnell - Melbourne


Latha Devaraja




Loved the chocolate painting class! Young was very knowledgeable, patient and creative in providing ideas and helping first-timers feel confident of painting with chocolate. Would highly recommend for all ages What a bonus to be able to eat your creation later on or gift it to a loved one :)

Chocolate Painting Class review by Latha Devaraja - Melbourne


Chloe Bartlett




Our teacher Maya was so lovely and welcoming, it felt like we already knew her. The studio in her home was warm and cosy and gave us a safe place to be creative. All materials were provided which made the process so easy and we used flowers and leaves hand picked out of her beautiful garden. Perfect mother, daughter activity and worth every cent, we’re excited to book in again for our next session!  + more

Pottery class review by Chloe Bartlett - Melbourne


Shirley Huang




It was a gift for my friend’s birthday and I also wanted to learn how to make a terrarium. Our teacher was Mark and he answered all my questions and gave us many tips on how to look after it. The materials are great quality Would definitely like to do another workshop with them! As for decorations, we added our own figurines to it, to make it what we wanted.

Terrarium class review by Shirley Huang - Melbourne


Edwina Green




What an experience! The teacher was an absolute gem, funny, and engaging throughout the whole experience. He paid extra attention to those who needed it, and was generally great. The space was incredibly well maintained and clean, and all of the materials were provided and prepared so you can actually learn the hard part of dumpling making. Great experience, and definietly worth the price for a date  + more

Dumpling Cooking Class review by Edwina Green - Melbourne


Sue Samphier




Petra was amazing with her knowledge and was easy to understand about the blending of aromas. I came home with two very different perfumes that I love. So much so that I want to order more so they will last. The environment for the class was amazing and cool so would be perfect on a hot day. I cannot recommend this class highly enough. It was a great gift and would be an amazing class to do with a  + more

Perfume Making Workshop review by Sue Samphier - Melbourne


Fiona Trembath




Charlie, our instructor was great, and the class was fun. Great value for money, too. (What a lovely gift idea this was from our son.)

Pottery class review by Fiona Trembath - Melbourne


Karla Esteban-Conopio




I wanted to attend this class so I can gift my friends scented candles by Christmas. This class didn't disappoint. It is really beginner friendly. Loved that we used upcycled tin cans for this! You'll learn the right way of mixing and pouring the melted wax and how much to put in. Teacher was lovely as well and gave us handy tips on how to stick your wicks. The scents were just amazing and I wish  + more

Make Your Own Soy Candles Workshop review by Karla Esteban-Conopio - Melbourne


Jack Pawluck




The experience was so much fun, for me who’s not very artistic I had so much fun. Was a Perfect birthday present for my partner who also had a great time.

Paint Your Pet Class review by Jack Pawluck - Melbourne


Jayde Russell




Had a great time with my husband as a gift for his 50th birthday. Teacher was fantastic, giving clear instructions, guidance, advice and timelines to complete a fun painting at ‘Paint Your Partner’. Parking was easy and materials were all supplied. Suitable for friends, dates and family members….

Paint and Sip Class: Painting Partners review by Jayde Russell - Melbourne


Malia Smith




Our teacher Emma was so lovely and helpful! So many ceramics to choose from as well, the studio was so aesthetic and so calming to work in. I would highly recommend this place for a thoughtful gift idea for friends and family. Definitely will be coming back ☺️

Ceramic Painting Workshop: Clay Soirée review by Malia Smith - Melbourne


Karen Mackay




Anan was a fantastic teacher for our dumplings cooking class. His instructions and demonstrations were clear and the class was so much fun! We feel confident to make dumplings at home with the recipes provided. The Otao cooking venue was clean, spacious and provided everything that was required. We can't wait to bring the whole family for our next class! Fantastic gift idea.

Dumpling Cooking Class review by Karen Mackay - Melbourne


Jessica Addicott




Loved the class, Liza was a great teacher, and explained her techniques well. The range of flowers and foliage options were gorgeous, lots of textures and colours. I look forward to trying another class at some stage in future. Great gift idea or spoil yourself!

Floristry class review by Jessica Addicott - Melbourne


Sienna Barrett




Best gift idea my partner and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and will be back for sure!

Perfume Making class review by Sienna Barrett - Melbourne


Moe Hasegawa




I bought a ticket for myself and my partner as a birthday gift for her, and it was a great experience! the teacher was really kind and approachable too. the charms available to decorate the terrarium were also very cute. we hope to go to another workshop in the future!

Tipsy Terrarium Workshop: Make and Sip review by Moe Hasegawa - Melbourne


Tumema Elise




I bought this as a gift for my husband's birthday as we LOVE dumplings and the class did not disappoint! Dylan was such a great teacher, taking us through each step with clear and concise instructions. I was initially anxious as I do not cook often but Dylan created a calm environment for us to learn. We loved that there were different proteins we could choose from, all equipment required was supplied  + more

Cooking class review by Tumema Elise - Melbourne


Katrina Lee




Went to this cooking class with my Dad as a birthday present . We had a fantastic day with Jacqui in her beautiful home kitchen in Sorrento. Class was very interactive and informative, in a fun relaxed setting. Intimate group size and the social aspect of learning and dining with others adds positively to the experience. Food was divine - wish I could have taken more of the rhubarb brûlée home!  + more

Cooking class review by Katrina Lee - Melbourne


Celia Fabbri




Jemina and her son Jarrod were absolutely wonderful! Made the class so fun and full of energy. Bought it as a present for my mum and we both had the best time. We learned lots and would definitely recommend

Floristry Design Workshop for Beginners review by Celia Fabbri - Melbourne


Samantha Neville




Teacher was great at what she does. Very generous with her knowledge, time and plants. Great workshop. Very happy with end product - great gift idea. Would highly recommend. Venue easy to find, lots of parking and very clean and tidy.

Terrarium Making Workshop review by Samantha Neville - Melbourne


Hannah Luna




Got the gift making class funnily enough as a gift for my partner's bday. We both had so much fun and learned a lot from Ron who is a fantastic teacher! We made copper bracelets for each other and came out with a piece we will treasure for years. Bonus points for Rocky the greyhound, the sweetest workshop dog around.

Metalwork class review by Hannah Luna - Melbourne


Rishabh Khemani




Alma was excellent and so was the workshop. This workshop was a birthday gift from my husband and I loved it. I will definitely come back for more practice and great experience.

Woodturning Workshop for Beginners review by Rishabh Khemani - Melbourne


Simone




I was surprised by my partner as a birthday gift and I totally enjoyed the experience. The hand pottery class was fun, simple and I’ve loved every part of it. The teacher was giving nice clues to help us to create our own piece and we had enough time to finish them. I particularly liked the fact that we could do multiple pieces for the same price. I would recommend this class to anyone who want  + more

Pottery class review by Simone - Melbourne


Elly Murphy




This was a gift for my 30th from my lovely cousin. I absolutely loved it! Julie was so inviting and patient with us. She really took the time to talk us through the preparation and technique for Dutch Pouring. I would love to go back! Can’t wait to pick up my art

Fluid Art class review by Elly Murphy - Melbourne


Kelsey Tindall




We loved our session, the studio was very cute, well set up and our tutor was lovely and helpful! We will definitely book for another session and it’s a great gift idea to share an experience with friends.

Pottery class review by Kelsey Tindall - Melbourne


Judy Gore




Amazing fun! Took Mum as a mother's Day gift and really enjoyed it. Sophie was awesome. Informative, helpful and made the day fun for all.

Wheel Throwing Class: Clay Soirée review by Judy Gore - Melbourne


Antonietta Veljanovski




A lovely space, filled with lots of succulents, plants and great gift ideas! Thank you so much, Cathy! I'm not very confident working with plants but after your workshop, feeling inspired to come back and create another mini upright garden.

Vertical Succulent Garden Workshop review by Antonietta Veljanovski - Melbourne


Mariam Moosavi




Very welcoming teacher . We had a Great experience and lovely time. Highly recommend. Best Xmas present voucher I’ve ever received.

Cocktail Making Class review by Mariam Moosavi - Melbourne


Niyati Toshniwal




Merryl was so patient and lovely with us as we were 3 friends and all of us had a milestone gift of different styles to work on. She briefed us with all the needed techniques and later custom walked each one of us thru our own design, technique, guidance on method and feasibility plus step by step help. Her assistant was cool and helped all the way thru. I managed to make the most memorable gift for  + more

Glassblowing and Mosaic class review by Niyati Toshniwal - Melbourne


Erica McMahon




Had a wonderful afternoon at the beginner wheel throwing workshop - the teacher was great and provided us with some guidance and techniques to use. Venue was welcoming and clean with all the equipment ready for us to use. I purchased this as a gift for my niece and sister - we're all looking forward to attending our next pottery session. Thanks so much for making it an enjoyable afternoon

Wheel Throwing Workshop for Beginners review by Erica McMahon - Melbourne


Kristy Watts




Eddie was marvellous, a very patient teacher, instructions were simple and the atmosphere relaxed. Plenty of clay available for all our mistakes, and the equipment was in terrific order. I didn’t even get as grubby as I thought because they had plenty of aprons too! I really enjoyed my afternoon, it was a great gift and I hope to go again!

Pottery class review by Kristy Watts - Melbourne


Jamie Heindel




1000% would recommend and do again. Crew is lovely. Activity is great for a novice like me or a green thumb like my wife. Was a mother's day gift and we all loved it.

Gardening class review by Jamie Heindel - Melbourne


Leah Maher




Heecho was a great and encouraging teacher. The class was fun and it was a great present for my friends birthday :)

Silver Letter Ring Workshop review by Leah Maher - Melbourne


Megan Collins




This was just fabulous. One of my favourite class bento's so far. Kristy was a great person, friendly and laid back and a fab teacher Great in describing all facets of concrete, especially colour, different techniques and a visual in your head of how different your concrete piece will appear wet opposed to dry. The art space was amazing, great for creative juices to flow. Sone of Kristy's work was  + more

Concrete Planter Workshop review by Megan Collins - Melbourne


Charlotte Hart




Really great class, very enthusiastic and helpful instructor. I took my mum for a belated Mother’s Day present and we had a great time. Would go again.

Floristry class review by Charlotte Hart - Melbourne


Fiona Lerk




The teacher was excellent and well informed. Everything was provided to make your own individual scent. The candles were beautifully made with soy wax and it is a great gift idea.

Candle Making class review by Fiona Lerk - Melbourne


Elizabeth Anderton




These ladies really love what they do and that shows in how they present their class. I had a fabulous afternoon and now want ALLLLLLL the things to make more terrariums. Thank you!

Terrarium class review by Elizabeth Anderton - Melbourne


Janine Grek




This was a gift for my in laws AND THEY LOVED IT! They were so grateful for a date night and had such a magical time together. What a beautiful experience for them

Painting class review by Janine Grek - Melbourne



Different experience gift ideas

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Inspire your favourite people to try something new with one of our experience gift cards in 2023. With thousands of art, craft and culinary experiences to be enjoyed across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and beyond, gifting a truly unique and memorable present has never been easier—thanks to our e gift cards!

An experience voucher will unlock a whole range of local hidden gems that your giftee can discover in their neighbourhood. These experiences are taught by some of Australia’s best local artists, foodies and makers, and the lucky recipient can try anything from learning how to paint a masterpiece, moulding squishy clay into a quirky mug or how to crochet a cosy new scarf.

Whether you're on the hunt for birthday gift ideas for your favourite person or seeking thoughtful experience gifts for her, you’ll be able to find a unique experience gift card that will put a smile on their face. Send your mum on an enchanting journey to an Ikebana flower arranging class, give your dad the opportunity to channel his love of grilling at a BBQ class, or round up your friends for a tasty pizza making masterclass. The possibilities are endless and the choice is entirely yours!

Last minute gift ideas

Why experience vouchers make the best last-minute gift ideas


Have you run out of time and need to give a gift tomorrow? Our experience gift cards are perfect for those looking for last minute gift ideas for birthday presents in 2023 and quick and easy as they're delivered instantly via email.

If you’re wondering how to gift a virtual gift card, it’s as simple as sharing the digital copy with your giftee or printing the attached PDF that is emailed to you instantly after purchase. Pop it inside a card or roll it up with a ribbon and you’re ready to go in just a few minutes! Plus, you can customise the digital gift card by adding a personal message, including the giftee’s name and the experience you’ve chosen for them.

While it might have been a last-minute present purchase, your gift recipient will never know when you have the ability to add a personal touch and pick an experience that’s perfectly suited to their interests.

One of a kind gift experiences

Inspire new passions with these one-of-kind gifts for everyone


Surprise your giftee with an artisan workshop experience that they’ll absolutely love and encourage them to indulge their creativity with the guidance and support of a pro! With a ClassBento experience gift card, the opportunities for creativity and artistic exploration are endless. Print your own designs at a screen printing class in Sydney, make masterful mosaics in Melbourne, head to a cute inner-city studio and learn the techniques of silversmithing in Brisbane, or take a kokedama workshop and bind your own hanging plant pal in Perth. Whether you’re in need of gift ideas for mum, experience vouchers for your bestie or a meaningful gift card for him, there are hundreds of options all across Australia.

If you’re searching for birthday experiences for him but the usual gift cards in Sydney don’t seem like the right fit, a cooking class gift for a creative-led experience might be the perfect option! Grill kings will love seafood BBQ cooking classes, while DIY dads will love our glassblowing workshops. Looking for something a bit different? Treat him to one of our abstract painting classes or maybe even a meditative pottery class voucher.

Booking for a busy bee? When you purchase one of our experience gift cards, the giftee has the option to book a class and time that suits them, with three years to redeem! Our class experience gift vouchers mean that you can let them choose something totally unique. Make 2023 the year you inspire your loved ones to try something completely different and maybe even discover a new passion!

The best part? With a ClassBento gift voucher, you’ll not only be giving a unique, local experience but you’ll also be gifting the chance to learn something new and walk away with an amazing handmade present. From DIY resin cheeseboards to eye-catching ceramic bowls, you’re giving someone the opportunity to craft their own personal gift as well! These truly make for one-of-a-kind gift cards for men and women.

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Experience gift cards can boost wellbeing


If you’ve ever wondered what the benefits are of gifting experiences over traditional gifts, we’re here to help shed some light. Experience gift cards are so much more than just the excitement of trying something new or learning a skill. They're also incredibly beneficial for your wellbeing! Research has shown that engaging in creative activities can help reduce stress, promote positivity and boost mental health. So, when you gift an experience voucher, you're essentially gifting joy, relaxation and a much-needed break from the daily grind!

Picture your loved one immersing themselves in a painting class, letting their worries melt away as they focus on their canvas and colours. Or imagine them laughing with friends at a pottery workshop as they shape clay into funky pots and vases. These moments of joy and relaxation are priceless, and a pretty cool perk to our digital gift cards.

And it's not just about individual enjoyment either. Group experiences can help connect friends, family members and even colleagues too. Whether it's a team building cooking class or a group painting session, shared experiences create lasting memories that go well beyond a physical gift.

Plus, with our ClassBento experience vouchers, your giftee will have the freedom to choose what they want to do and when they want to do it! This flexibility ensures that your gift fits perfectly into their schedule and preferences. If you’re curious as to how experience gifts work, it really is as simple as purchasing online and sharing a digital (or physical) copy with the lucky giftee. They’ll have over 9,000 experiences to choose from when they’re ready to redeem!

Gifts to boost wellbeing

Spark romance with these unique couples vouchers


Shared experiences make the heart grow fonder, and in the case of gifts for couples, an artisan workshop could be just what a pair needs to take time out and reconnect. Experience vouchers allow the couple to choose an activity they’ve always wanted to try together or something that will encourage them to give a new experience a crack!

For adventurous couples, they might opt for an invigorating night photography course in the city or a welding workshop for beginners. Those searching for romantic ways to celebrate an anniversary could opt for a private cooking class or wine tasting experience—in fact, an anniversary gift card can open up so many intimate and romantic possibilities!

If you’re feeling stuck, it’s best to always remember what couples activities the pair love to do together. If they’re dedicated plant parents, a terrarium or kokedama class might be the pick that’s most meaningful for them. Or if they’re passionate gin lovers, a gin blending masterclass may be the best environment for them to reconnect and make new memories.

Experience gifts for teens creativity

Experience gift cards for teens to encourage creativity


Stimulate your child’s creative side with our artist-led workshops, craft experiences and baking classes for kids. Teens will love savouring their sweet tooth at a chocolate class while energetic kids will enjoy an epic drumming workshop—there’s something for every child! There are even activity gift cards for teens to try family-friendly experiences like painting and pottery making. And the fun doesn’t stop there! Explore hundreds more experience gift vouchers that will teach your kids to value time spent with family learning something new and having fun.

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