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Christmas gift ideas

28 Nov 2016

From unbeatable experiences and romantic getaways to indulgent food hampers and handcrafted jewellery - let the Sunshine Coast inspire your Christmas stockings! 

Salt Images calendar

Fans of the sun, surf and all things coastal will love finding a Salt Images calendar in their Christmas stocking! Instagram star and Sunshine Coast local, Jodie Price, is up with the sparrows each morning to capture orange-pink sunrises, surfers at play, and seas of jade and blue at some of our most picturesque beaches. This wonderful calendar makes a lovely souvenir or great stocking filler. Order online for just $15 and give someone you love a slice of the Sunshine Coast all year round. 

A year's worth of sunshine in every calendar!

D’licious Gourmet Hampers

From paddock to hamper to your Christmas stocking, D’licious Gourmet Hampers will package up a feast of delectable Sunshine Coast goodies and deliver them anywhere in the world.  Sourced for taste and quality, there’s a range of amazing Christmas hampers available to suit all budgets and tastes. Your lucky gift recipient will enjoy a bounty of premium, locally-made Christmas cakes, mango chutney, chocolate macadamias and much more. It's the ideal gift for the foodie in your life. View the complete range of hampers here >

Sunshine in a hamper.
From paddock to hamper to your Christmas stocking!

Ultimate fan package to the Melbourne Storm v Vodafone Warriors game

Here's one for the sportsfan in your life! The ultimate fan package for the pre-season match between Melbourne Storm and the Vodafone Warriors on Saturday 11 February. Your lucky rugby league fan will enjoy reserved grandstand seating, pre and post VIP tent access, an opportunity to meet the players, a ticket to the SC Falcons first 2017 home game, nibbles and a 1.5 hour drinks package (beer, wine and soft drink) and a Melbourne Storm cap. Stay a couple of nights and make a weekend of it. Buy your tickets online and print them out for an awesome stocking surprise on Christmas Day. Winning!

The ultimate gift for the sports fan in your life.
The ultimate gift for the sports fan in your life.

Gympie Gold Produce food hampers

This is the perfect gift for the foodie in your life! A fabulous food hamper of local taste temptations featuring the best of Gympie regional produce including Cooloola Berries jams, Gympie honey, Sandy Creek macadamias, delicious chutneys, chilli sauces and much more. You can pick up one at the Lake Alford Visitor Information Centre on the Bruce Highway, Gympie. 

Sourced by Santa to go straight into a Christmas stocking.
Sourced by Santa for your Christmas stocking.

An annual pass to unlimited fun

Squeeze more fun into your year (without breaking the budget) with an annual pass to a leading Sunshine Coast attraction. Kids and adults alike will relish the chance to enjoy unlimited visits to Australia Zoo and enjoy ultimate wildlife adventures all year round. The SEA LIFE Mooloolaba annual pass givesyou unlimited visits and discounts on animal encounters, gift shop goodies and 25% off entry for friends and family! Have unlimited Aussie World fun for a whole year with an annual pass that comes with a stack of amazing special offers and savings!

Australia Zoo
Squeeze a whole lot more fun into your year with an annual pass to a Sunshine Coast attraction.

Local delights from the Ginger Factory

You could do all your Christmas shopping in one visit to the Ginger Factory! From organic Makunka honey and locally made preserves, to exquisite homewares and funky jewellery - there really is something for everyone. Buy online, or shop in air-conditioned comfort and then relax with a scrumptious Devonshire tea in the shaded courtyard.

Hassle-free parking, air-conditioned shopping and inspirational gift ideas from the Ginger Factory.

Brain twisting fun from Bellingham Maze

If there's someone in your life who loves puzzles and brain teasers then take a squiz at the mind-bending gift ideas from Bellingham Maze. They have everything from retro rubix cubes to the brain-busting Tower of Hanoi puzzle - hours of fun guaranteed! Purchase online or let the kids loose in the maze while you shop in air-conditioned comfort. 

Bellingham Maze
Ditch the iPad apps for hours of brain-teasing fun!

The Original Eumundi Markets

If you’re looking for something different, something handmade or something special, then look no further than the Original Eumundi Markets. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning and Friday nights in the lead-up to Christmas, you can shop for original artworks, sculptures, furniture, handmade toys, homewares, and skincare, as well as cutting edge fashion and jewellery crafted by local designers. When you need a break from the shopping, grab an organic coffee, sit back and be entertained by a stellar line-up of performers guaranteed to get you into the Christmas groove. 

Eumundi Markets
The Eumundi Markets is a quintessential Sunshine Coast retail experience.

Romantic getaway

The Sunshine Coast was just made for romance so why not surprise the one you love this Christmas with a Sunshine Coast romantic escape plan! Book into a cozy hinterland cottage, luxuriate in a boutique hotel with epic coastal views, or get back to nature and camp out under the stars. Spoil yourselves with an indulgent spa treatment, enjoy award-winning fine dining or keep it simple with fresh fish 'n' chips followed by a long walk on the beach at sunset - we've plenty to choose from!

Sunshine Coast Beach
Long walks on the beach? Yep, we've got plenty of those!

Kids Fishing - a guide for kids by kids

Want to take your family fishing on the piscatorially perfect Sunshine Coast?  Some junior sized tips will go a long way! Sunshine Coast resident and Fishing Australia television host Rob Paxevanos had his ‘arm twisted’ by eight-year-old daughter, Hailey, who wanted to create a kids' book on how to fish our stunning waterways.  The book has struck a sweet chord with families who love the effective yet very easy-to-follow advice. It's ideal for those who've never fished before and are keen to introduce their children to this wonderful past time. Purchase online for just $12.99.

Kids Fishing A Guide for Kids by Kids
Hailey Paxevanos knows how to catch fish!


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