Mothers can be difficult to buy for. She doesn’t want anyone to make a fuss, but after years of looking after your family, you know it’s her turn to feel special. Perfume, scarves and chocolates are an easy go to, but they’ve all been done before. If you think your mum deserves something more than just another ‘thing’, maybe it’s time to look into getting her an experience that makes her feel special long after Mother’s Day is over.
We’ve looked all over Adelaide and found some of the top experiences that will give your mum not only an amazing experience, but something a little bit more…
Give Mum a thrill
Price: $119 per adult
Our new RoofClimb Night experience is the perfect gift for mums who still like to party! This climb has all the benefits of a regular climb, including the beautiful views of Adelaide city, the thrilling 50m lean over the turf and the chance to experience a different side to the iconic Adelaide Oval. But uniquely, mum can watch the city come to life after dark, while listening to her favourite party tunes! Not only that, but when you both come back to earth, you can enjoy a premium cocktail together in the RoofClimb Centre.
If your mum is a sucker for a great tune, impressive views and an adrenaline rush, a RoofClimb Night experience will tick all the right boxes.
Give Mum a feast
Price: All-inclusive tickets from $49
Feast on Foot is a walking tour with a twist! If your mum is a bit of a foodie, Feast on Foot’s two walking tours will take her on a whirlwind tour of Adelaide’s best cafes and restaurants. Choose between the Adelaide Feast for a set menu of a variety of cuisines and flavours and the Dumpling Feast for a comprehensive exploration of the city’s favourite dumplings from different countries. Between stops, your mum will also be shown some of Adelaide’s incredible street art and hear the stories behind each piece.
There are gift cards available, as well as the choice between all-inclusive tickets (where all food and drink is paid for) and tickets for just the tour (so any food during the tour must be ordered separately). Take your foodie mum on a tour of her own city with Feast on Foot!
Give Mum some fresh air
Price: Walking trails are free (!) and prices vary at Udder Delights (cheese platters start from $27.50 for two and high tea is $45 a head)
This time of year is perfect for exploring the beautiful walking trails scattered throughout the Adelaide Hills. Take mum out for some crisp fresh air and enjoy the beauty of nature in a truly stunning part of South Australia. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, why not come back to Hahndorf and book a table at Udder Delights, a handmade artisan cheese maker.
Share a cheese platter, traditional Swedish cheese fondue or a delicious high tea with mum for extra brownie points. There are also lots of wineries nearby to whet her appetite and end the day on a special note!
Give Mum a family day out
Price: Adult tickets are $36
If you’re looking for something the whole family can enjoy together, you can’t go past this classic; a trip to Adelaide Zoo. With a wide variety of activities to do and animals to meet, the Adelaide Zoo is the perfect family fun day, especially if you have little ones. Your mum will love the chance to experience the wonder of the zoo with fresh eyes, and you’ll get a feel good bonus knowing that you’re helping the zoo to save species from extinction!
Book single tickets or family passes, or for a real treat, get up close and personal with mum’s favourite animals with an Animal Experience!
Give Mum some relaxation
Price: Packages start from $125
Let’s face it; your mum probably deserves a little bit of pampering after looking after your family. Cocoon day spa offers a variety of luxurious packages that will make anyone feel relaxed and at ease. Replenish her mind, body and spirit with massages, soaks, manicures, pedicures and more. With Cocoon’s packages, you can indulge your mum with a lavish range of treatments that are sure to hit the spot.
Take a look at the range of packages to find the perfect one for your mum. There are even chocolate and champagne options to really make her feel special!
Every mum deserves an exciting adrenaline rush once in awhile! A RoofClimb Night experience is the new way to cross Adelaide Oval’s iconic roofline, with party tunes throughout and a celebratory drink at the end!
Find out more about the Night Climb and book a gift card for mum before it’s too late!
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