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Birthday Gift Basket ideas for your best friend

While most friends come and go, there’s friend like your best friend. They know all your secrets, moan with you and generally just make life easier to navigate.

When it comes to your besties birthday, chances are you’ve bought quite a few gifts over the years. Their favourite author’s new book, tickets to the game of their favourite team or maybe even a fun weekend away.

So it’s easy to sometimes have no idea what to get them when you know they only deserve the best.

This is where the age-old gift basket comes into play. Gone are the days of the cheap teddy bears and cellophane. Nowadays the gift basket stands out from the crowd of gift ideas and there are some amazing hampers to choose from.

Fear not for I’ve compiled a list of the most amazing gift baskets out there, all you have to do is pick one!

Velvet Rose & Peony with Domaine Chandon Rose’

This one is for the bestie who loves gardening and some really good rose’. It’s filled with the most beautiful products that she can enjoy while the kids and husband are away.


  • Maison Fossier 12 Biscuit Roses 100g
  • Morgan’s French Vanilla Almonds 175g
  • 2016 Domaine Chandon Dry Rosé 750ml
  • Milieu Velvet Rose & Peony Diffuser
  • Peony Print Hot Cold Therapy Pack
  • Stripe Cotton Cosmetic Bag
  • Rose Soap Confetti

MicroBreweries of Australia Hamper

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For the bro who enjoys his beer, this hamper has all the best lagers and ales from across Australia. Who knows, maybe he’ll even discover a new favourite!


  • Brewer’s Nut Co. Brewer’s Blend BBQ Mixed Nuts 120g
  • Brewer’s Nut Co. Classic Beer Nuts 120g
  • Kangaroo Island Olives Kalamata Olives 185g
  • Gourmet Regional Roasted Eggplant Tapenade 60g
  • Gourmet Regional Chargrilled Capsicum Tapenade 60g
  • Valley Produce Cracker Thins Plain 100g
  • Valley Produce Cracker Thins Cracked Pepper 100g
  • Byron Beef Jerky ‘Smokey’ 40g
  • Burleigh Brewing My Wifes Bitter 330ml (Burleigh, QLD)
  • Lord Nelson Three Sheets Pale Ale 330ml (Sydney, NSW)
  • Murray Craft Brewing Co Angry Man Pale Ale (Anna Bay, NSW)
  • Bridge Road Brewers Pale Ale 330ml (Beechworth, VIC)
  • Feral Brewing Hop Dog Pale Ale 330ml (Swan Valley, WA)

Ultimate Sweet Tooth

This is by far my favourite gift basket, it has everything a sweet tooth will enjoy. I know quite a few of us are either one or have a best friend that is one. And boy does this gift deliver!


  • Fudge by Rich Chocolate & Walnut 160g
  • Chocolatier Deliciously Indulgent Milk and Dark Chocolate Assortment Chocolate Box 40g
  • Charlie’s Traditional Choc Salted Caramel Mini Melting Moments 50g
  • Asterisk Kitchen Biscuits Rose de Reims 100g – not available. Replacing with Charlies Double Choc Chip Biscuits 100g
  • Chocolatier Scorched Almonds encased in Sublime Couverture Milk Chocolate 200g – not available. Replacing with Organic Chocolate Coated Almonds 100g
  • James Road Dark Chocolate Coated Strawberries 150g
  • Byron Bay Cookie Company Milk Choc Chunk Cookies – Premium Gift Tin 200g
  • Byron Bay Cookie Company Fig and Pecan Cookies Gift Bag 150g
  • Green Grove Organic Liquorice 180g
  • Duck Creek Macadamias Obsessions Mint 230g
  • Whisk and Pin Milk Chocolate Rocky Road 150g
  • Gumnut Raspberry & Pistachio White Chocolate Bark 100g
  • Rinaldi Artisan Ironbark Hard Nougat with Macadamias 175g
  • Zokoko Goddess Dark Chocolate with Mint 65g
  • Zokoko Goddess Dark Chocolate 65g
  • Zokoko Goddess Dark Chocolate with Orange 65g
  • Zokoko Drinking Chocolate 250g
  • Stylishly presented in our Gourmet Basket Signature Gift Box finished with ribbon, tissue and gift card

Paella Fusion

For the foodie best friend who loves to try out new things, this hamper isn’t just something he or she will eat in one week, but one they’ll enjoy for many meals to come.


  • Raven Park 2016 Shiraz Wine
  • 30cm Esmaltada Paella Pan
  • 500g Paella Rice Bomba Santo Tomas
  • 350g Passata Di Pomodoro Tomato Puree
  • 20g Dried Porcini Mushrooms
  • 160g Manomasa Chipotle and Lime Chips
  • 100g Fleurieu Olives
  • Tea Towel
  • Gift Box

His Yummy Favourites Gift Hamper

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For the guy bestie who enjoys treating himself. We all know one and may we strive to treat ourselves a little more as well!


  • Raven Park Shiraz 750ml
  • Boutique beer selection x 2
  • Gaia Made For Men Face & Body Wash 150ml
  • Byron Bay Coffee Company’s organic plunger coffee 100g
  • Black Rabbit chocolate coated liquorice 200g
  • Kopiko coffee shot lollies 150g
  • Butlers Irish Cream Truffles 125g
  • Double glazed creamy caramel popcorn 100g
  • Roka Cheese Crispies 100g
  • Snax with Attitude salted beer nuts 170g
  • Jules Destrooper Biscuits 100g
  • Piranha multigrain soy mix with cashews 40g
  • Ferrero Rocher 3pc

Whatever gift basket you pick will definitely be a hit. Hopefully this list has made it a little easier to decide!