Ultimate Mother’s Day gift guide

Need to find a gift for mum? Check out this list of great Mother's Day gift ideas...
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

This year is moving quickly, it feels like it was Christmas just last week and yet Mother’s Day is rolling around again.

If you’ve planned ahead and already have something planned for Sunday May 10, then you’re doing better than most, but if you’re like me and still don’t have a clue what to do for Mother’s Day, check out this list of gift and gift voucher ideas!

Total relaxation

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Give the gift of wellness with a voucher for a  total relaxation package at Ipswich Massage and Herbal Spa.

Mum will love this package which includes a 60 minute relaxation or remedial massage and a 60 minute radiance facial.

She will leave feeling relaxed and recharged.

Bucket list adventure

Floating Images

Get mum the ultimate bucket list adventure, a Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flight

Mum will blissfully float over the Ipswich countryside taking in the sunrise and amazing views. 

The experience finishes with a hot cooked breakfast and a glass of (non-alcoholic) bubbles.

Nice meal

High tea at The Cottage

Book mum a lunch or dinner at one of Ipswich’s top restaurants or a high tea at Dinmore Cottage or Woodlands of Marburg. 

The new Homestead has opened at Spicers Hidden Vale and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. 

For more dining options see our eat and drink page. 

Craft or art class


Surprise mum with a Sip ‘n’ Dip art or craft class.  There’s a range of classes available from painting and sketching to jewellery and soap making. 

Sip and paint classes include materials, a drink and dinner for $55. 

Your teacher will guide you step by step through each piece of art, which you can take home. 

Pick up a great gift in-store!

Oh JoJo! Boutique

Or you could simply pick up a great gift at one of Ipswich’s gorgeous boutique shops. 

Drop into the Trevallan Lifestyle Centre for a range of plants in decorative pots and other gift lines. 

Head to the Ipswich Antique Centre for one of a kind gifts and antiques mum will love!

Pop by Oh! Jo Jo Boutique in the Top of Town for gorgeous Frankie and Dash outfits, lux handbags and matching shoes, nearby is Embers and Twine which stock lovely handmade homewares, jewellery, candles and more!

Make it a day trip and head out to Marburg to visit The Soul Nook Collective’s new shop, or book one of their lux picnics!

Other gift ideas include beautiful Queensland Pure Sands rings at Soul Sista in the Top of Town Ipswich, they also stock homewares and beautiful dresses. 

See more locations on our shopping page.   

Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy showing tourists around, blogging or hanging out with his bestie Milly the Wombat, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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