Top Gift Guides For All Ages

Top Gift Guides For All Ages

At Adventure Awaits, we really do have "something for everyone"!

We often get asked to suggest gift ideas for our customers instore: 

"What can I get my 2 yr old granddaughter?"

"My Auntie is so hard to buy for - what do you have?"

"I have a baby shower on the weekend, what's the most popular gift you have?"

The team have put together this little list of their favourite products in store and some of the most popular gifts that customers ask for & LOVE.

New Baby:


BABYink is the easiest way to capture little babies hand & footprints.
Multi-award winning, unique and clever. A combination between the wipe and the special paper that makes the print appear like magic.
A very special way to capture memories, this brand is the leader in commercial keepsake products.  A fantastic gift idea for expecting, new parents and let's not forget the grandparents!!


Little Unicorn:

Gorgeous & beautifully made swaddles & blankets.


TAF Toys:

Tummy Time Books make the best new arrive gift.  Practical & FUN, the Tummy Time sets will be a favourite for bubba and parents.



Practical, wonderful designs that are great gifts because you know they will be used and enjoyed.  Those type of new arrival gifts that you are always thankful you recieved.


Sophie the Giraffe:

A classic favourite, Sophie the Giraffe has been loved by babies and families for over 60 years.  These teethers continue to be a popular gift for new babies.

 Nesting Dolls:

We absolutely LOVE Nesting Dolls, they make a wonderful gift, they are fun to play with and can also be purchased as a keepsake for your child's bookcase.

We have gathered some of our favourites from across the globe!

Russian Nesting Dolls - these are made in Russia and hand painted - each piece is a work of art and not two sets are the same. The Ultimate Nesting Doll...

Silicone Nesting Dolls - these are made from food grade silicone, safe for kids to chew on.

ALL DOLLS use non-toxic paints.

You will find ALL Baby related gifts here...

1st Birthday:

Kiss Co. Books

Friends of ours were gifted these very special books from The Kiss Co.  Books & accessories that will melt your heart and become a favourite & keepsake for your family.  A wonderful new arrival, 1st Birthday or special occasion gift.


Tiger Tribe Magic Painting World:

We LOVE these Magic Painting World sets by Tiger Tribe.  No mess, no fuss.  The little ones think they are painting with the magic water brush and magic cards - they will do this over and over again.


Bath Stickers:

This range could be one of the most popular in our shop - both instore and online! The Buddy & Barney range is super high quality with FUN designs and the kids will have fun in the bath for years to come. Designs for boys & girls...


Fifty Questions Keepsake Book:

This Australian Made keepsake book tops our BEST seller list every year.  This book can be started at any age and will be looked back with such wonderful memories.


Love Mae:

You can never have too many bowls and cups.  The Love Mae range includes gorgeous designs in eco friendly bamboo - beautifully gift boxed.



We might be tiny:

We all loved gifts that are practical.  Especially when you are buying for a child that has older siblings.  The We might be tiny range is one of the original Aussie silicone designers and they continue to deliver high quality and safe products.

2yrs – 4yrs

Wooden Toys:

We have a wonderful range of wooden toys that are all tried, tested and loved.  Wonderful brands, high quality and unique designs - you are sure to find something you love amongst our large selection.


Tiger Tribe:

One of the most popular ranges in our shop - Aussie designed Tiger Tribe are a wonderful supplier of gift packs that are perfect for 0 - 7yr olds.  From Colouring In sets to Kites, from Magnetic Games to Craft markers.  Lots of cool choices from Tiger Tribe.


Connetix Magnetic Tiles:

Put Simply - in our opinion (and the opinion of 100's of our customers) these are the BEST magnetic tiles on the market.  A once off purchase that will be played for years and years.


MontiiCo Mini Drink Bottles & Mini Smoothie Cups:

Again, practical gifts are a real hit and these Smoothie Cups and Drinks Bottles will be a winning gift (they are great for ALL ages....) Double walled insulated stainless steel, when these are gifted they will replace the old ones in your cupboard and last so much longer than the old plastic one.


Memory Games:

Here at Adventure Awaits, we love Memory Games! We keep adding more to our store, so here's a collection of them all in the one spot to make your shopping easier.


Re-Play Recycled Tableware:

Made from recycled milk jugs, this gorgeous rainbow range of tableware is durable, eco friendly and so strong! Our girls have used theirs for nearly 10 years and it all still looks brand new. Plates, Bowls, Divided Trays, Snack Cups, Sippy Cups and so much more...


4yrs – 6yrs:

HeyDoodle Silicone Mats:

HeyDoodle is a range of eco-conscious products with the aim of fostering a creative and educational outlet. Reusable colour-in silicone placemats for hours of doodling fun - at home or on the go!


Lunch Boxes & Lunch Bags:

Kinder and getting ready for School are a big deal for this age group.  Gifts that make this transition even more special will be a real hit. 



This collection has a mix of gifts, toys and practical items that will educate and inspire.



Australian made Drawing Game that will have the whole family having fun.  All you need is scrap paper and pencils/markers and away you go.  Popular for this age group and all other ages can join in.


Affirmation Cards:

TOP SELLER - positive affirmation cards that are Australian Made and beautifully illustrated.  Pull a card out each morning, take a deep breath and start the day with positive sayings that will not only uplift your child, but also yourself!


6yrs – 8yrs

Oh Flossy Make Up:

100% Natural, Australian Made, Non-Toxic, Hypoallergenic, Cruelty Free and will not stain skin - these Children's make-up sets are the perfect gift!


Sluban Bricks:

Sluban Bricks are 100% Lego Compatible and come in loads of unique designs and kits that are affordable and super high quality! All sets are perfect for 6yrs - 99yrs...they also donate to Legacy Australia.


Junior Binoculars:

Another TOP seller in our little shop.  These junior binoculars are designed with kids in mind, anti glare lenses, a soft case and strap, these make a wonderful gift for a little traveller, hiker, bird watcher or adventurer.


Sand Pal:

When we discovered Sand Pal Sand Castle Builders Kits we could not believe our eyes! A compact bag of tools to make the ultimate sand castle! Or Snow Castle...or Mud Castle...


Travel Journals:

Award winning & Australian Made - these Travel Journals will hold all your adventures and take pride of place on your book case.  The younger kids will use the dotted thirds, and the older kids will use every line.  Add photos, postcards, drawings...



Plus-Plus - a construction toy for hours of creative play - One Shape - Endless Possibilities.  Kids – both girls and boys, and their parents find joy in using their imagination to create colourful 2D mosaics or build 3D creations together. A perfect educational STEM toy that stimulates fine motor skills, creativity, focus and patience!


My Zilipoo:

Put the foam pieces together - create your home - then use the soil & seeds provided and plant your garden and watch it grow! What a super cool & unqiue gift.

8yrs +

Fidget Toys:

Fidget & sensory toys are not a fad.  They are not going away and the kids are going to continue to want & need them.  Whether we like it or not! hahahaha  
We have a collection of popular and durable fidgets...


Jigsaw Puzzles: 

We have Jigsaw puzzles for ALL ages - a timeless gift that will be played and re-played and possibly even passed down - especially our range of Mr Bob's Australian Made Wooden Puzzles! 


Quirky Earrings:

Handmade Australian Made gorgeousness is the only way to describe this range.  The uniqueness of these earrings will make them a wonderful gift for this age group and the grown ups too...


Card Games:

Real card games, not the ones on the iPad, have made a massive comeback since isolations became the 'norm'.  We have a collection that are all tried, tested and LOVED...including one of our top sellers - Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza - bloody hilarious!


The Train Game:

Still on card games - these Train Game sets are designed in Melbourne and have been a real hit for this age group.  Collect stations, confront the ticket master and enjoy this wonderfully original game.  Available in Melbourne, Sydney and the NEW New York!.



Family Games & Puzzles:

A large selection of games & puzzles that the whole family will enjoy!



MontiiCo Drink Bottles & Smoothie Cups & Coffee Cups

ALL ages will love these insulated drink bottles, smoothie cups, coffee cups, insulated food jars, lunch bags and so much more...


The Book Seat:

Another popular gift for kids and their iPads right through to Grandma with her iPad or book. Designed in Melbourne, great structure and brilliant colours.


Books for All ages:

From books about Farts to books about travel & adventure.  We have a book for ALL ages - many are keepsakes, many are quirky, many are practical - all are fabulous!

Grown Ups:


I am not sure how we even survived without our Stubzero & Stemless Tumbler. One of our most popular and highly recommended brands for the Grown Ups.


The Somewhere Co.

We were asked to add The Somewhere Co. brand to our shop by customers who were raving about their Picnic Rugs.  WOW. We are so glad we did, seriously gorgeous in design and quality, the whole range makes for a very classy, sophisticated and practical gift.


Insect Repellents & Protection:

Can you gift Insect Repellent? You sure can when it's as good at the ranges we stock - especially the Australian Made Good Riddance.  Deet free, smells divine and will be welcomed as a gift.


Gifts for Him:

From coffee cups to beer coolers, from travel accessories to body scubbers.  You will find some very cool gifts for the bloke in your life here.



One of our favourite gift ideas can be found in our Eco Friendly Reusable Collections - Carry Your Cutlery sets are Aussie made, pretty designs and great quality.  Throw them in your bag and away you go.


Caravanning & Camping Gifts & Accessories:

We have a HUGE range of caravanning, camping, travel & outdoor gifts.  From Van Go Collections to Slide n' Dry Pegless Clotheslines to Navigator Gear, from Collapsible Space Saving products to Hema Maps.  We have a bit of everything...



We have left the BEST till last...our Aussie made collection boasts over 300 carefully sourced Australian Made & owned products that are all tried, tested and LOVED by our team, our customers and our families...


 Huge thanks for supporting our Aussie business located in regional Victoria...


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