Perfect last minute Mother’s Day gifts for when you still haven’t bought her anything

And she'll never have a clue.
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Everyone has been guilty of forgetting about Mother’s Day until the last minute at least once – in fact, some of us do it every year.

Between work, your social life and everything else in the world, it’s easy for the second Sunday in May to slip your mind until it’s almost too late.

Avoid the panic at 4pm on Saturday when the shops are just about to close by getting mum something she’ll actually love that won’t be held up by shipping times.

Whether she wants a delicious day out on the harbour, some last minute pampering or some beautiful blooms that say “I love you”, we have all of the best options.


The Motherload + Flowers

from $245 at Lvly

Nothing says ‘I love you’ quiet like flowers. But to avoid the ‘last minute gift’ appearance, The Motherload + Flowers adds some pamper goodies into the mix. Mum can enjoy some much needed R’n’R with organic tea, an Endota Spa voucher, a candle, hand cream, a Lvly glass jar and a face mask.

Size: The Motherload + Flowers bundle comes in three sizes: Classic Posy, Large Posy and Luxe Posy. Prices will vary depending on size.

Key features:

  • Locally grown flower arrangement
  • $90 Endota Spa gift card, valid for 3 years
  • ALMAdeLIA Hydro-Glow Face Mask
  • Coconut, lime and vanilla scented candle
  • Berry & beech leaf hand cream
  • Organic loose leaf – white peony rose
  • A free message card


Kerrabee Plush Robe

from $149.99 at The Iconic

Gift mum a little piece of luxury this Mother’s Day with the Kerrabee Plush Robe from Sheridan. This is a great last minute option for those residing in Sydney Metro as The Iconic same-day delivery or express delivery elsewhere in Australia.

And did we mention it has pockets?

Sizes: AU M/L, AU S/M

Colours: Mocha, Carbon

Material: 100% Recycled Plyester

Key features:

  • Length: 125cm
  • Ultra-soft plush fabrication
  • Self-tie waist
  • Twin welt pockets to hips

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High Tea Cruise on Sydney Harbour

from $198 at Red Balloon

For those wanting to gift an experience this Mother’s Day, this High Tea Cruise on Sydney Harbour is perfect! Take in all the stunning and iconic attractions Sydney has to offer, all the while stuffing your face with a selection of sweet and savoury treats paired with a glass of bubbles.

The sample menu includes baby tartlets, mini scones served with jam and cream, petit fours. Wash down the treats with sparking wine, tea and coffee.

However, if your not based in Sydney, fear not, Red Balloon offers a myriad of Mother’s Day High Tea experiences across all the states including Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.

Sizes: For two people.

Key features:

  • Array of sweet and savoury treats
  • The cruise goes for 1.5 hours
  • Participants must be 18 and over or accompanied by a parent
  • The vessel features viewing decks


Flowers + Gin

from $120 at Lvly

Why have only flowers when you can add a beautiful bottle of Zonzo’s gin to the mix. This bundle from Lvly includes a 200ml of Zonzo’s honey, lemon and thyme gin – which is enough to make four drinks – paired with a locally-grown Lvly flower jar packaged in a ‘someone thinks you’re awesome’ gift box.

Sizes: Flowers + Gin comes in three sizes; Classic Posy, Large Posy and Luxe Posy.

Key features:

  • Zonzo Honey, Lemon & Thyme gin
  • Locally-grown flower arrangement
  • LVLY glass jar with assorted quotes
  • A free message card


The Freedom Gift Card

from $150 at Endota Spa

Treat Mum to the pampering she deserves with this handy gift card that allows her to pick her treatment to suit her needs. Endota Spa features a bunch of incredible treatments, massages, skincare ranges, wellness products and facials. The gift card has a three year expiry date, redeemable online and in spa at any one of its various locations around Australia.

Sizes: Gift Card value offers three options: $150, $200, $250. Or a minimum of $25 to $2000.

Key features:

  • Redeem it for any facial, massage, body or beauty treatment
  • Use it on Endota’s award-winning skincare and wellness products
  • Can be exchanged for any treatment of the same value
  • Used across multiple transactions

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