The Best BFF Gifts

The Best BFF Gifts

Best Mates, BFF, Bestie, Bae - whatever you call your best friend, chances are at some point you're going to need to buy them a gift.
Imogen Jeffries

If you've spent a ton of time with them, you are aware of what they are itching to experience, discover, and conquer. You understand what they need, and want, in their life.

Providing your best-friend with an experience gift, rather than a thing, is the chance to give them something unique and refreshing. It also gives you a chance to go on an adventure together, take lots of photos, and have a great time doing something new.

Have a best mate interested in the great outdoors? We've got that covered. Looking to challenge your bestie to a skydiving experience? We've got that, too. We give you the best experience gifts for best friends across Australia, but also, our favourite ice cream shops, restaurants and drinking establishments to get a cheeky treat, too. Because that cake you've just baked for your best friend doesn't always turn out.

1.Story Bridge Climb | Brisbane

Take in the breathtaking views of Brisbane, get your sweat on and have a day filled with big laughs as you walk your way up the Story Bridge Climb. This 2.5-hour experience gives you and your best mate 360-degrees of uninterrupted city views and you can climb at dawn, day, twilight or night. Best-friend afraid of heights? There's no better to conquer his or her fear than together!

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2.Sydney Tower Skywalk | Sydney

You can also enjoy the Sydney Tower Skywalk - walking 268 metres above sea level and over the glass-floor feature. Giving you exceptional views of Sydney, it's an ideal gift both for those visiting the city, or for those locals that have never seen their hometown from hundreds of feet above!

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3.Scenic Helicopter Flight | Melbourne

Ever wanted to take a scenic flight above Melbourne? Give your bestie this scenic flight in Melbourne for their birthday - and you can finally knock it off the bucket list!

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4.Choco Latte Tour | Adelaide

DID SOMEONE SAY CHOCOLATE? If you have a friend that loves all things chocolate, why not take them on the tour of a lifetime? Dive into the variety of Adelaide's finest chocolates and visit the Adelaide's Central Markets, sample some delicious chocolates, and discover some of the hidden gems of your very own city. Departing from 1:30pm and taking you through to 4:30pm, it's possibly the best way for an 'afternoon pick me up'.

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5.Kayaking Tour | Brisbane

If your best-mate is more inclined to a birthday BBQ than a night out, then chances are they will very much enjoy a kayak experience around Brisbane. Get lost in the great outdoors and enjoy some time out on the Brisbane River with some exercise - and dinner! Get amazing views of the city (that you've probably never seen before!) and some fresh air before chowing down on the optional BBQ dinner. Better yet, invite a few more friends, and make a party out of it.

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6.Sailing Lessons | Sydney

Want to see who's the better sailor in the friendship? Or, just spend the afternoon learning a new skill while getting some sun? If you have never gone sailing, why not try it together? For all ages and all abilities, the Sydney Sailing Experience is a heap of fun and a true bonding experience for those looking to learn some new skills alongside their favourite person.

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7.Horse Riding Adventure | Mornington Peninsula

Our horseback riding experiences in the Mornington Peninsula are a great way to spend the day relaxing together in the great outdoors. If your best friend is passionate about animals, or simply looking to escape the city life of Melbourne, then they will appreciate one of our horseback riding packages, including the Bush Track, Beach and Bush , Horseriding and Hot Springs, or the Ride, Dine and Bathe Package.

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8.Swim with the Dolphins | Adelaide

If your best-friend has lived in Australia their entire life and never enjoyed the exhillerating venture of swimming with dolphins, then give them a chance to do so! You and your bestie can opt for simply viewing the dolphins from the deck (an 58 foot catamaran) or jump right in and swim the beautiful creatures! As a tour just 15-minutes outside of Adelaide, it makes for a perfect part of a grand gift gesture.

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9.Wild Buggy Driving Adventure | Gold Coast

Grab your best-friend and best mates for an exceptional outing spent at Wild Buggy Gold Coast. You can have a wild time driving over logs, through mud, and other epic obstacles. Perfect for a group party or celebratory bash.

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10.Classic Car Hire | Sydney

It's not often that you and the boys, or ladies, head out on the street in a classic car. You and your best mate can rev up the engines and choose from 4 different mustangs, all dating between 1965 and 1970, known as Windsor, Loretta & Lynn, Rocky, and Hank. All eyes will be on your guest of honour as you cruise through the city in style. Fancy!

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11.Luxury Car Rental | Melbourne

Have a friend with a need for speed and lover of all things car? Give them the gift they've always wanted with the 1-Hour Luxury Car Rental experience in Melbourne. Your bestie can get behind the wheel of a Lamborghini or Ferrari as they cruise around the city! Dress up and make an luxurious day out of it, follow it with cocktails and appetizers at their favourite restaurant.

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12.Sirromet Winery Tour | Brisbane

Located in the Granite Belt of Queensland, the grapes found at Sirromet Winery are ripe and delicious, with hundreds of tourists and locals alike visiting the growing grounds at all seasons of the year. Discover the winery by foot for 1.5-hours, with ample amount of time to dive into a delicious meal at the esteemed Sirromet Winery restaurant, too.

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13.Yarra Valley Winery Tour | Melbourne

The journey begins with a pick-up from Melbourne's CBD before heading out in a luxurious Mercedes ML 350. The personalised tour includes cellar door tasting at a handful of the region's leading wineries like De Bortoli, Coldstream Hills, Dixons Creek Estate, Levantine Hill. The chance to speak to the winery owners, indulge in cheese, is also on the itinerary. Is your bestie a self-proclaimed wine expert? Or simply a wine enthusiast? Either way, if you're looking for a boozy day spent with the bestie, do it with style and visit the esteemed Yarra Valley.

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14.Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf Winery Tour | Adelaide

Enjoy a day of wine'ing and dine'ing at the Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf Winery Tour. The tour will take you to a delicious German-style pub, before you and your partner in crime can wander around the area known for its very present European influence. Next, the tour will take you to the Mount Lofty Lookout before having samples of fine wine and high-quality cheese, as well as chocolates and strawberries, from the local vendors. Simply delicious and a full days worth of celebrating!

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15.Watt Restaurant | Brisbane

Is your best friend a foodie? Then they will enjoy a dining experience at Brisbane's WATT Restaurant. Located in New Farm Park, the restaurant home to amazing views of the city from the river, as well as an extensive contemporary Australian menu. Into chicken wings or fish tacos? Then this is the place to be!

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16.Botanic Gardens Restaurant | Sydney

If you're looking for the perfect way to say Happy Birthday, Thank your or Congratulations to your best friend, then taking them out for an amazing 3-Course Lunch in an amazing setting. The open-air dining experience includes a modern and seasonal menu (including dishes like house-smoked duck breast salad, spiced tomato bouillabaisse, and confit salmon filet to name a few!) along with a delicious bottle of wine. You can also get an epic view of the Sydney Harbour and Royal Botanical Gardens. Now that's fine dining!

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17.Colonial Tramcar Restaurant | Melbourne

Looking for a unique dining experience in Melbourne? You and your bestie can enjoy a historical ride in the colonial tramcar as it takes you through the city of Melbourne. Guests can choose between the 3-course dinner, or lunch.

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18.River Cruise and Riverfront Dinner | Adelaide

If you're looking to spend a full day together, then opt for the Adelaide Riverfront Dinner and Cruise. You and your best friend can play tourist in your own city, or discover a new one, with first a river cruise on the famed Pop-Eye boat. The scenic cruise will take you along Adelaide's Torrens river, giving you picturesque views of Adelaide. The tour also includes visiting the following hot spots: Adelaide Central Market, Chinatown, Victoria Square, and much more. The three-course riverfront meal will be held at a renowned river cafe. Bon appetit!

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If you're looking for more gift ideas for your best friends, check out our other top experience gifts around Australia.

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