Best Melbourne Christmas Gifts
With Christmas fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about gifts. But it can be difficult to avoid the same old gift-giving habits we always fall into. A great way to ensure Christmas gifts are unique is to look for place-specific experience vouchers and tickets to events that let the receiver know you have thought about what they would specifically enjoy. This year, why not look beyond socks and jocks and consult our list of alternative gift ideas for the Melbourne area.
Zoo Twilight Tickets
Zoo Twilight tickets make great Christmas gifts, as they offer an evening of music, food, drinks, and animals! Every year the zoo hosts a program of balmy nights filled with live music and picnicking in amongst the elephants and monkeys. This year you can see the likes of Archie Roach, Cat Power and Rufus Wainwright. You can also spoil the recipient by purchasing a hamper of gourmet goodies for them to enjoy on their night of entertainment.
For those who love film, or just enjoy getting the best out of summer in Melbourne, consider tickets to the Moonlight Cinema at the Botanical Gardens. It is possible to purchase vouchers as Christmas gifts, allowing loved ones to pick the perfect movie for themselves. The program runs from November 29th-March 31st, and includes everything from old classics to new blockbusters. You can also choose to include food and drinks, a beanbag or the luxury of waiter service as part of the night, giving your recipient the full outdoor lounging experience!
The Australian Open
For those who love sporting events in Melbourne, tickets to the Australian Open make great Christmas gifts. However, a ticket to the Australian open will offer much more than tennis. A ground pass or stadium ticket will allow the recipient access to the Australian Open live stage, which in the coming season will host the Teskey Brothers, Craig David, Birds of Tokyo, Jet and more. And for those who just want to beat the heat with a cool drink, the Australian Open grounds are home to numerous bars serving summer cocktails and cold beers. With something for everyone, tickets Australian Open are sure to be crowd-pleasing Christmas gifts
For those who love art, an NGV Membership is a fantastic Christmas gift that can be used all year. The memberships can be purchased in single, double or family packages, and offer the member discounted ticket prices, early access to exhibitions and exclusive invitees to events. It is the Christmas gift that keeps giving!
So avoid the traps of Christmas gift giving this year, and put a smile on the face of our loved one with our suggestions for unique Christmas gifts for the Melbourne area.
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