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Birthday Gifts

birthday gifts

Make their day extra special with one of our birthday gifts. Go the extra mile and find memorable gifts for everyone from thrilling experiences to something a little more relaxed. Other people’s birthdays are always creeping up on you, so it's essential to find the perfect birthday gifts no matter what their age. With gift ideas for 18th birthdays through to 80ths, you’ll never be stuck for presents again! Say goodbye to uninspiring birthday presents and gift different with a RedBalloon experience.

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Don’t let birthdays creep up on you without any ideas on what birthday gifts to get! It can be hard trying to constantly come up with unique ideas perfect for every type of person and age. At RedBalloon, we’ve taken the stress out of your gift giving so you can nail your birthday gifts for him or her with an experience from our curated range. Whether you’re looking to celebrate their first year of adulthood with an 18th present, surprise them on their 50 birthday, or recognise your grandmas’ amazing milestone on her 80th birthday, you’ll find just the right experience to celebrate every year in between. 

With our range of birthday gifts you will also find experiences perfect no matter who the recipient is. Find birthday gifts for dad to celebrate your old man’s special day or treat your bestie to an experience for her milestone bday. There are no shortage of birthday gift ideas for your family, friends, loved one, colleagues and anyone in between. Make your birthday gifts 2019 the year you gift outside the box and spoil all the important people in your life to an experience they’ve always dreamed of doing or something they’ve never done before. 

What is the best birthday gift?

The best birthday gift you can get anyone is something special that shows you have put a lot of thought into it. These are gifts that are unique, inspiring and memorable rather than a typical present you could pick up anywhere. Therefore the best birthday gifts are always experiences! Gift differently this year and give a gift that keeps on giving from RedBalloon. Experiences are all about creating memories they will never forget, letting the person enjoy something they’ve never done before or about living life to the fullest. From helicopter flights to bungy jumps and getaways to cruises, find amazing birthday gifts for her and him at RedBalloon. Some of our favourite gift ideas for birthday include:

  • Sailing Yacht cruise on Auckland Harbour with dinner. They’ll enjoy a delicious dinner as they sail on a world renowned dinner cruise set on Auckland’s beautiful Waitemata Harbour. Following their delicious meal, they’ll have the chance to take the helm and help the crew sail the yacht. This is the perfect gift for an important milestone including a 30th birthday and you want to celebrate by setting sail on a new adventure.
  • Introductory trial helicopter flight in Auckland. Take your gift giving to new heights and let them learn to fly! This birthday present will see them trial taking control on the helicopter with the help of a qualified instructor. They’ll also enjoy spectacular sights of the city and feel like a pilot for the day.
  • Jet pack solo flight. Treat someone to an action-packed experience for their birthday. With a jetpack experience, they’ll activate their inner superhero and take to the skies, flying up to 10 metres above the water. This is one of the best birthday gifts for boyfriend, girlfriend or friend who is always up for trying something new!
  • Luxury Marlborough Escape with wine tour. For the ultimate gift that will spoil that special someone on their birthday, you can’t go past a getaway for them to enjoy with a plus one. The two of you will escape to the renowned Chateau Marlborough and also enjoy a guided wine tour with tastings of some of the regions finest wines. This is definitely a thoughtful gift your loved one will always remember you for.

What are the best birthday gifts for men?

Struggling to come up with ideas of what to get men for their birthdays? Whether it is for your dad, brother, husband, friend or anyone in between, men are notoriously hard to buy for. Luckily we have taken the hard work out of finding birthday gifts for men with our handpicked experiences. Find the perfect present for his personality type. If he loves to explore then an outdoor adventure or water activity is right up his alley. If he is a thrill-seeker after an adrenaline rush then skydiving, bungy jumping or our extreme sports are the perfect experience for getting his heart pumping. Is a little more laid back and relaxed? Why not gift a winery tour or scenic flight. 

We also offer a great selection of experiences that are the perfect birthday gifts for boys. Find experiences like a flying fox zipline, indoor skydiving and cruise with snorkelling to name a few that will the birthday boy will absolutely love. He will brag about this to all his friends which means you’ve nailed your gift.

What is the best gift for birthday girl?

If you have a girl’s birthday sneaking up on you, don’t be stuck finding the perfect gift. Instead find birthday gifts for girls that will keep them entertained or surprise them on their special day. From scenic cruises to enjoy with the family to forest high ropes, and kayaking to aquarium passes, there is something for every type of girl. 

We also offer plenty of ideas for the amazing women in your life from your mum and sister through to your wife or best friend. Find the best birthday gifts for women such as a private wine tour, cooking class, hot air balloon flight and cruise just to name a few. Imagine the look of surprise and delight when you birthday gifts for mum or any other important woman in your life is an experience from RedBalloon.

If you’re still after some inspiration on unique or memorable birthday gifts, we always recommend one of our experiences for 2. There is nothing more thoughtful then gifting an experience you can enjoy together. Experiences are better shared and the memories you create from the day will stay with you forever. If you can’t choose from the 1000+ experiences on offer, that’s okay! Give them a gift voucher from RedBalloon and let them decide. Starting at $25, vouchers can be made to any denomination and the recipient will love having the gift of choice for their birthday. At RedBalloon we've got the perfect range of birthday presents for every important milestone from 18th birthdays and 21st birthdays through to 80ths. Find memorable birthday gift ideas that they will brag about to all their friends and remember for years to come.