Unique ways to celebrate with mum this Mother's Day

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If you're anything like me, you've likely at some point been guilty of buying mum a pair of slippers for Mother's Day, maybe making her some brekky in bed and then being done with it?

That's not going to fly this year when there are so many amazing options for gifting! Red Balloon has a number of unique and special ways to celebrate your mum, grandma, sister, aunt or special woman in your life in a way that she'll actually remember.

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Forget the usual slippers, this Mother's Day it's time to celebrate mum in a way she'll actually remember! Photo: Supplied

Here are some of our faves for our fellow Sydney-siders:

Cheese Making Class with Bottomless Bubbles - $99 per person

Cheese Making Class with Bottomless Bubbles - $99 per person. Photo: Supplied
Cheese Making Class with Bottomless Bubbles - $99 per person. Photo: Supplied

If your mum is a cheese lover, this one is the perfect gift! Not only do you get to experience making your own bocconcini, mozzarella and burrata, but you also get to enjoy your hard work later!

In this class, you're guided by an expert host while sipping on bottomless bubbles. This is a really fun way to spend time with mum while learning a new skill!

Otto Ristorante Six Course Seafood Degustation - $250 for two people

Otto Ristorante Six Course Seafood Degustation - $250 for two people. Photo: Supplied
Otto Ristorante Six Course Seafood Degustation - $250 for two people. Photo: Supplied

OTTO is one of Sydney's best restaurants and the perfect place to treat mum. This six-course menu is inspired by Italian cuisine and showcases some of the very best seafood Sydney has to offer while enjoying the surrounds of the Finger Wharf at Woolloomooloo.

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Smash and Splash Room Experience - $180 for two people

Smash and Splash Room Experience - $180 for two people. Photo: Supplied
Smash and Splash Room Experience - $180 for two people. Photo: Supplied

If there's anyone who needs to release some stress, it's probably your mum! The Smash and Splash Room allows you to smash random objects with your choice of weapon and then throw paint-filled balloons or cups of paint at a wall.

The best part? There's no cleaning up involved! Now, that's a win!

Jet Boat Ride on Sydney Harbour - currently on sale for $63.50 per person

Jet Boat Ride on Sydney Harbour - currently on sale for $63.50 per person. Photo: Supplied
Jet Boat Ride on Sydney Harbour - currently on sale for $63.50 per person. Photo: Supplied

If your mum is a bit of an adrenaline junkie, but not especially keen to jump out of a plane, this is great medium! Take in Sydney Harbour from a different perspective and experience 360-degree spins, power slides and wave jumps.

This isn't for the faint-hearted... Oh and be prepared to be splashed!

Gunners' Barracks Sparkling High Tea - $150 for two people

Gunners' Barracks Sparkling High Tea - $150 for two people. Photo: Supplied
Gunners' Barracks Sparkling High Tea - $150 for two people. Photo: Supplied

Maybe your mum just wants to enjoy high tea in a pretty location? At the Gunners' Barracks you'll enjoy handmade cakes, pastries, finger sandwiches and scones with a glass of sparkling, and tea, of course! All while enjoying stunning views over Sydney Harbour.

90 Minute Gin Masterclass with Matched Canapes - $190 for two people

90 Minute Gin Masterclass with Matched Canapes - $190 for two people. Photo: Supplied
90 Minute Gin Masterclass with Matched Canapes - $190 for two people. Photo: Supplied

If your mum's a gin lover, this is a must-do! You'll enjoy a masterclass with an expert, taste seven gins with four from across the globe and enjoy matched canapés with each style.

Axe Throwing Experience - $99 for two

Axe Throwing Experience - $99 for two. Photo: Supplied
Axe Throwing Experience - $99 for two. Photo: Supplied

Perhaps your mum is keen to unleash her inner Viking? Axe-throwing could be the perfect gift for her! Another great way to burn off some steam, you'll be given plenty of individual coaching and have the chance to develop your skills before enjoying a friendly competition.

There are so many more options available from hot air ballooning to race car driving and everything in between! Still not sure what you want to buy mum yet? Don't stress, you can always let her choose with a gift voucher! Choose any amount you'd like to gift and see what takes her fancy.

So, no more slippers this year, right?

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