25 Australian Gifts To Surprise Your Aussie-Obsessed Friend

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Are you looking for unique Australian gifts and souvenirs to take home after your trip Downunder? Or do you need Christmas gifts from Australia? Or are you just looking for unique Australian gift ideas for the Aussie-obsessed person in your life?

Well, either way, you came to the right place!

I selected 25 awesome (in my humble opinion) Australian-themed gifts for you.

And I must say, I really enjoyed putting this list together. I have worked as an au-pair in Australia, and working on this post really brought back all the fun memories of my time in this beautiful country. Anyways, let’s have a look at these Aussie gifts, shall we?

Are you short on time? Check out the editor’s top three Australian gift ideas by budget.

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25 unique Australian gifts

Australian gifts for large budgets

#1 Map of Australia

Map of Australia in shape of a heart
Photo courtesy of Not on the High Street

Travelers love maps. It’s a statement I keep repeating because it’s true. And do you know what travelers love even more than maps?

A map of their favorite country!

So if you are looking for cool Australian gift ideas for someone who is obsessed with Australia, this personalized map in a heart frame is perfect.

Check out #5 for another unique map of Australia.

#2 Aussie footy jersey

Sports polo shirt
Photo courtesy of AFL Footy Shop

Did you know that Australian football is one of the most popular sports to watch and play in Australia? It’s also called Aussie rules or even more simple (because Aussies like to shorten everything) footy.

As a non-Aussie, I would say it’s a lot like American Football with a few adaptations (though don’t tell the Australians I said that).

Anyways, if you are looking for fun Australian gift ideas for people who are into sports, then anything related to footy is a cool idea. Check out the AFL Footy Shop for all options, or go for this polo from the Carlton Blues (arguably one of the best teams in the country).

#3 Aboriginal art

Australian gifts

Photo courtesy of Aboriginal Art Australia

If you are looking for authentic gifts from Australia and you don’t mind spending a bit more money on your gift, definitely check out Aboriginal Art Australia to find handmade products made by local Aussie artists.

#4 Australian footwear

A black boot

Photo courtesy of UGG

Yes, this is definitely one of the more expensive Australian gifts, but shoes from an Australian shoe brand make gifts for the fashionista in your life.

You can check out Australian Footwear or of course, the classic Australian shoe brand, UGG.

#5 Beer cap map of Australia

Australia beer cap map
Australia beer cap map

This beer cap map is another awesome gift for someone who is obsessed with Australia, and who loves beer.

They can fill up the map with beer caps from the bottles they’ve finished. To go the complete Aussie way, they can even fill the holes with Australian beer caps only, but that’s up to the recipient of course.

For more gifts from Australia for beer lovers, head over to #7.

#6 Personalized Australian family portrait

Painting of kangeroos

Photo courtesy of Hard To Find

This personalized kangaroo family portrait is the perfect gift for a family who loves Australia or for an Australian family in general!

#7 Australian beer box gift

Australian gifts beer box

Photo courtesy of Hard to Find

Aussies love their beer. Even though you generally won’t find a lot of Australian beer brands abroad, I promise that there are plenty of amazing Aussie beer brands. So if you are looking for gifts for someone who loves beer, this craft beer box will definitely make them happy!

It includes a total of twelve beer bottles, with four different variations.

Though if you are looking for cheaper Aussie gifts, you may want to get a smaller box of craft beer.

#8 Yeah, Nah shirt

Shirt with Yeah,Nah

Photo courtesy of Hard to Find

If you don’t understand why a “Yeah, Nah” shirt is one of the funniest and typical Australian gifts, you do need to check out #23 on this list; The Aussie slang dictionary.

Though technically, yeah, Nah, is not even slang. It’s just such a typical Australian saying, and that’s exactly what makes this such a great Australian-themed gift.

#9 Personalized koala necklace

Necklace with koala
Photo courtesy of Not on The High Street

If you are looking for cute Australian-themed gifts for women, this necklace is an awesome gift idea!

It comes with a pendant of a koala, and you have the option to personalize the round tag that hangs on the back of the necklace (though you can also leave it blank if you don’t want a personalized one).

Australian gifts for mid budgets

#10 Australian cookbooks

Book titled: Australian food
Australian Food

Australian Food

Australia may be famous for its barbies, but that doesn’t mean there are no other great Australian recipes to try at home! This book by Bill Granger is a great cookbook to start with.

Book titled: Australian fish & seafood cookbooks
Australian fish and seafood cookbook

Australian fish and seafood cookbook

As one of the largest islands in the world, access to the sea and fresh fish is generally not a problem in Australia. And with this cookbook, the recipient can learn how to prepare their fish the Aussie way.

#11 Tim Tam cookies

Tim Tam cookies
Tim Tam cookies

For any Australian who feels homesick or any Australia-obsessed traveler who just misses Australian food, this is one of the best gifts from Australia.

Tim Tams are probably one of the most iconic Australian cookies. I am not sure if I have ever met an Australian who doesn’t love these chocolate-covered cookies.

I selected a set of four different Tim Tam flavors for this gift. That way, the recipient can switch it up. Though they will probably just finish each box of Tim Tams straight away because they are very addictive!

#12 Australian-themed jigsaw puzzle

Sydney harbor jigsaw puzzle
Sydney harbor jigsaw puzzle

If you are looking for Australian gifts for someone who loves jigsaw puzzles, here is the perfect gift for you; a 1000-piece puzzle of the Sydney harbor.

And for an even more authentic gift, you could also go for a puzzle that’s made in Australia, for example from Australia Unseen.

#13 Boomerang

Two boomerangs with Australian decorations
Two boomerangs with Australian decorations

Another classic gift from Australia is the good ol’ boomerang.

You can get them in all sorts of designs and within all price ranges, such as these two boomerangs on Amazon.

#14 Australian guidebooks

Fodor's Travel Australia guide
Fodor’s Travel Australia

Fodor’s Travel Australia

If you are looking for Australian-themed gifts for someone who will travel to Australia soon, then obviously this is the perfect gift!

Lonely Planet Australia guidebook
Lonely Planet Australia

Lonely Planet Australia

Australia is an expensive country to travel to, but with a copy of Lonely Planet, even budget travelers can explore this beautiful country!

Lonely Planet Tasmania guidebook
Lonely Planet Tasmania

Lonely Planet Tasmania

I’ll admit, guidebooks are not really the most unique Australian gifts. And you do need to check whether they already have a guidebook, otherwise, it’s a bit of a useless gift. But also remember that Australia is huge, so there might be a part the recipient hasn’t visited yet and you could find a guidebook for that specific area, such as this one for Tasmania.

#15 Australian wine

Bottle of Australian wine
Photo courtesy of Total Wine

Are you looking for gifts from Australia for a wine lover?

Then clearly, a bottle of wine is the best gift you can get.

And luckily for you, there are plenty of good options for that. Australia is home to quite a few wine regions. For example, the Margeret River in Western Australia. This is where this wine is from.

#16 Australia-themed passport cover

Passport cover with a kangeroo
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Are you looking for Australian-themed gifts for people who travel a lot?

Then a passport cover in Australian style is the perfect gift!

I quite liked this cover with Australian slang words that form a kangaroo, because I feel like it’s the most typical Aussie passport cover you can find. But there are quite a few more options on Zazzle if you prefer something different.

Australian gifts for small budgets

#17 Aussie underwear

Underwear with duch

Photo courtesy of AussieBum

For funny and more random gifts from Australia, I would recommend underwear from AussieBum. They are cheeky, comfortable, and fun to give!

#18 Australian-themed socks

Kangeroo themed socks
Kangeroo themed socks

Did you know that there is a certain age when you suddenly start to appreciate socks as a gift? You can find out your age by taking your date of birth and adding 400 months.

Alright, I just made that last calculation up, but I still stand by what I said, at some random point in your life, you will start loving receiving socks.

So if your recipient is, in fact, at the age of appreciating socks. Then these kangaroo socks are the perfect gift! Or check out these cute koala socks.

#19 Australian-themed journal

Australian travel journal
Australian travel journal

Notebooks and diaries always come in handy for travelers, so why not give an Australian notebook to someone who is in love with the country? Even if they are not traveling at the time, notebooks still come in handy.

#20 Tote bag

Tote bag with Sydney skyline
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

This tote bag with the skyline of Sydney is perfect for people who love Sydney (duh).

But don’t worry if the recipient prefers a different Aussie city, you can find over 2700 different Aussie-themed tote bags on Zazzle, so there should be something for everyone.

#21 Calendars

This Aussie firemen calendar is the perfect gift if you are also looking for sustainable gifts.

It’s a way to give back to Australia and nature with your gift. The money raised with these calendars is used for various Australian charities. So it’s a win-win. You’ve got an awesome gift and nature has got a sponsor.

Alternatively, you could get Australian-themed calendars that do not involve half-naked men. (I can imagine that not everyone would enjoy having naked men hanging in their room).

#22 Swear like an Australian coloring book

Swear like an Australian coloring book for adults
A coloring book for adults

Coloring is not just for children, especially not with this coloring book that also teaches you how to swear like an Australian.

In fact, keep this coloring book away from children, unless you want them to start swearing like an Australian.

#23 Australian slang dictionary

Australian slang dictionary
Australian slang dictionary

Another fun way to learn about the Australian language is this Australian slang dictionary, which will help any Australian-lover, to understand even more of the country they love so much!

#24 Australian keychains

Koala keychain
Koala keychain

Key chains are perfect small Australian gifts. You can find keychains in all shapes and sizes. For example with a koala, a kangaroo, or the flag of Australia.

#25 Luggage tags with an Aussie theme

Luggage tag with koala
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

The last Aussie gift on this list is another great one for people who travel a lot. With an Aussie-themed luggage tag, they will always be able to identify their bags.

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Final note on Australian gift ideas

Alrighty, these were 25 Australian gift ideas for anyone who is looking for the perfect thing to give to an Aussie -lover!  Which one did you like best, or which one did you end up buying? Did they like it?

If you still haven’t found what you were looking for, shoot me a message with a description of the kind of gift you want to give and I will do my very best to help you in your quest!

Alternatively, check out my personal top three Australian gifts for more inspiration.


Hi, I’m Lara, a 29-year-old travel-lover (but who’s not these days?). I love reading, puzzling, world-heritage sites, researching, and making lists, which comes in quite handy when you’re making lists of travel gift ideas!

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