Brisbane Christmas Gift Ideas: The Best Local Brisbane Christmas Gifts To Give


It’s that time of year again! Time to survive the packed department stores with people tripping over each other to buy the latest piece of technology or clothing item to give to loved ones. Because that is the meaning of the holidays, Right? …Wrong! ‘Tis the season to find thoughtful, creative Christmas gifts that come straight from the community you are proud to be a part of. Give something this year that gives back to this community!

The name of the game is awesome local Brisbane Christmas gift ideas to give this season. With all the personality Brisbane has, you are bound to find the perfect local gift for everyone on your ‘Nice List!’

Ultimate Brisbane Experience Gift

If you have someone on your list that is an adventure seeker, then this is a surefire gift for them. The Ultimate Experience Voucher lets the recipient choose from four different “ultimate Riverlife experiences”. They’ll be kayaking Brisbane and abseiling Kangaroo Point Cliffs, mixing up date night with dinner and an illuminated night paddle, touring Brisbane by Segway, or being their own tour guide with an adventure hire that lasts 6 months! A gift that’s only $99, but priceless when compared to the memories of the experience they’ll tell forever. A fantastic Christmas gift for him or her!

Gifts That’ll Make Them Melt (just like this chocolate lab)

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Now if you’re looking for the perfect gift for her (or him), and they happen to be keen on candles no matter the season, then LJC Candle Co is a must shop for candle gifts. Offering a range of artisan luxury soy candles, this local Brisbane company is pouring its heart and soul into their products (literally hand pouring the candles!). Toxin-free and natural, these candles are a Christmas gift idea for everyone on your ‘Nice List’.

Adventure Bridge Climb Gift

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A Story Bridge Adventure Climb is a “unique, fun, and milestone memory” that makes for a great gift (for those who don’t have a fear of heights). It is one of only three bridge climbs in the world, making it a popular bucket list item! A must do Brisbane adventure if you are local as well!

You can visit the Story Bridge Adventure Climb website to gift a bridge climb.

Good For You & Good For The Planet Gift

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This local Brisbane company is selling some fantastically, ecofriendly gifts this season! Their mission “is to create the cleanest, most effective and most sustainable [products] on the market”. Being in Australia and seeing our waters being polluted and the reefs dying, we at Riverlife are very keen to support this local company’s gifts. We want to encourage the conservation of our beautiful flora and fuana, and to keep our waters clean so we can continue to have incredible outdoor adventures!

Island Getaway With Adventure

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Only a short ferry ride from Brisbane is Moreton Island and heaps of water, land, and sky adventures! If you’re looking for the perfect experience gift for your partner or perhaps your parents, this gift will blow them away with pure excitement! You select the amount of the Adventure Moreton Island gift voucher, and they can put it towards whatever experience they’d like! Just to give you an idea of what adventures are offered: scuba dive tours, parasailing, an illuminated tour of the shipwrecks, a ride on the Aussie jet boat, access to the spa, and so much more!

Gift Hampers for Him, for Her, for Everyone!

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If you’re looking for the best Christmas gift hamper ideas, here’s our recommendation- Fine Hamper Australia! These guys make lovely gift hampers that are beautifully wrapped, come with a personalised message, and have readible delivery. From Christmas gift boxes, to gift hampers for him or her, to Christmas gift hampers for a family, this is your one-stop shop.

Don’t Forget a Gift for Your Dog!

The Riverlife team are big, big fans of dogs. We are such big fans that we often host a Paddle and Pooch event and we’re always glad when there is a pooch in a Riverlife wedding! This local Brisbane company does it right when it comes to Christmas gifts for your dog- it’s Doggy Madness! You can find treats of all delights, pet bow ties and bandanas, much more.

A Gift For The New Mums & Dads

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Sam & Hugo is a local Brisbane company based in Kangaroo Point and makes baby sun blankets which protect babies and toddlers from harmful UV rays when out in the pram or baby carrier. They are proudly Australian made and ARPANSA tested. A must-have gift for new mums! And talk about great timing for a Christmas gift and the summer months!

Give The Gift of Adventure

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Have someone that can’t get enough of exploring in the outdoors? Or someone that loves a hair-raising, adrenaline rush experience? This Christmas you can quench their thirst for adventure with one of Riverlife’s many experience gifts! From Riverlife’s popular activities to unique dining gifts to gifts your choose the dollar amount on, there’s a gift for everyone on your list! The best part, these gift vouchers don’t expire!

Ready to give an awesome local gift? Gift a Riverlife Adventure this holiday season!

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