Making Memorable Moments this Mother’s Day

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Mums are the best, chuck out the rest (sorry Dads, your day is in September!). From Mother’s Day luncheons to a day out at the races and head-to-toe pamper packs, we’ve put together a SAVVY Mamalicious Mother’s Day Gift Guide to help you lay on the love! Explore our list of offers fit for a Queen and share the love by supporting local…

Wine & Dine HER (food & drink) 

Bella Venezia Restaurant

Treat the extraordinary women in your life to an Italian Mother’s Day feast for the senses at Bella Venezia! INdulge in culinary delights handcrafted by talented chefs while surrounded in the warmth of family and the joy of celebrating your precious Mum! Can’t make it in person? Honour and celebrate your queen of hearts with a Bella Venezia gift voucher. Book this divine dining experience for lunch or dinner amidst the elegance of Bella Venezia’s iconic setting and create memories she will cherish forever!

Club Hotel Namba

Sit back and relax with all day Mother’s Day dining from 11:30am – 8pm at the fantastic Club Hotel Namba! Choose from Chef Wayd Bailey’s Mother’s Day selections or the full menu that’s positively brimming with delish dishes and local produce. Bookings are essential to avoid disappointment.

Dee Den

Lock in an awesome Asian date with your favourite lady at Dee Den! Choose from the everyday menu or a banquet fit for a queen! Throw in one of the ‘girls’, aka a lineup of cheeky and modern cocktails that bring the fun, the fruit, and the flair for a truly memorable Mother’s Day out! From strong sips to elevated classics, there’s a spirited companion for every taste and every Mum! Book a table today.

Greensmith Grocers

Give Mum a clean and green gift this Mother’s Day with a seasonal fruit and veggie box, intuitive cooking workshop or head in-store and put together your own perfect Mother’s Day hamper full of the best local and organic health and beauty products that will surely light up her up from the inside out!

Flo’s Creperie

What better way to lay on the love for Mum than a trip to France! Let Flo’s Crêperie take her tastebuds on an authentic and delectable journey with crêpes and galettes that will surely have Mum floating in a bubble of love all day! Why not throw in a glass of bubbly cider too or grab a gift voucher and take her back for her birthday! Book online at Noosa or Mooloolaba.

Lights! Camera! Lunch! Time for a  Sunny Coast Showdown!

Every Mum loves a lazy lunch with a side of laughs! Join Sunny Coast Showdown founders Jon Coghill and Dan Munday for an intimate and inspiring afternoon exploring the emerging film industry on the Sunshine Coast. Share in the journey of how two mates from Nambour High School went on to become a global rockstar as the drummer for Powderfinger and four-time Emmy nominee for work on hit TV show Survivor – and what led to them starting Sunny Coast Showdown. Hosted by Hello Sunshine Magazine’s John Caruso, presenter of Everyone Has a Story: Conversations from the Sunshine Coast & Noosa podcast, enjoy an engaging conversation and Q&A session in the deliciously award-winning Bella Venezia Mooloolaba.

Peregian Beach Hotel

Every Mum needs a night out at the local with homegrown food and entertainment! This Mother’s Day, experience a Sunday Session at Peregian Beach Hotel with a line-up of live music, craft beer and a new autumn menu featuring vibrant flavours made from fresh local produce!

Spice Bar Restaurant

Spice up your Mama’s life this Mother’s Day with a special lunch banquet or degustation dinner experience at Spice Bar Mooloolaba! Choose from an a la carte menu for $82 per adult and kids (under 15) $49 or spoil Mum with a delicious five-course degustation dinner for $99. All bookings made before 12 May go into the draw to WIN a Magnum sized (1.5L) bottle of Taittinger to take home for the amazing lady in your life! Each person in your party counts as one entry, so book a seat for the whole family!

Spice Bar are also supporting The Pink Sleep Bus who bring safe, temporary, overnight accommodation to women and children sleeping rough on the Sunshine Coast. Each pink sleep bus has up to 20 secure, climate controlled, individual sleep pods in twin cabins, each with a lockable door and toilet with overnight security and CCTV surveillance, there is also under bus storage for belongings, a cosy place for companion animals and even a twin cabin for overnight volunteers. For every person who spends Mothers Day with Spice Bar, they will donate $5 per person, $5 per bouquet of flowers for Mum and $2 for every glass of Tattinger purchased on Mother’s Day to this heartfelt cause! Make this an amazing Mother’s Day for all Mums on the coast and book your table today!

Sunshine Beach Surf Club

Let Mum kick up her heels this Mother’s Day with an unmissable performance of the amazing Eagles Tribute Band at the Sunshine Beach Surf Club! Only 120 tickets are available so get in quick! Tickets are $80 and include a two-course lunch, complimentary drink on arrival and a chance to win multi-draw prizes through the day! Doors open at 11:30am.

Why not get your mixmaster on and shake up a few of Mum’s favourite cocktails with a bottle of Sunshine & Sons Mum’s Rose Bouquet Gin! Featuring locally foraged ingredients from our abundant Sunshine Coast backyard including rose petals and rose hip from Laurel Sommerfeld’s Rose-mere Farm and rosellas from Sunshine Valley Men’s Shed in West Woombye. There’s even a card space on the bottle to write a special note to a loved one for that extra special personal touch!

Sunnies Bottle Shop

Every Mama would relish the opportunity for a breaky in bed mimosa right or why not create a special cocktail to celebrate your queen! Choose from a unique selection of Mum-friendly tipples at Sunnies Bottle Shop at Peregian Beach Hotel!

The Curated Plate

Grab your foodie Mama and treat her to a taste of local with tickets to a Curated Plate experience! A home-grown festival offering a delicious 10-day celebration of food and drink from 26 July – 4 August. Each of the experiences showcase our region’s abundant local produce, producers and chefs, and our unique natural assets from the sea to the hinterland!


Elixiba’s decadent Mother’s Day banquet is back again for all of the wholesome plant-based Mamas out there! Feast on four fabulous courses for $49 (minimum two people) from 12pm to 8pm. Sure to impress the most impressive lady in your life!


Treat Mum to a beachfront Mother’s Day experience at Pavilion Mooloolaba with sweeping views of our stunning coastline! Enjoy free-flowing drinks, a decadent four-course menu, gift packs, prize giveaways and live entertainment throughout the day. Single tickets are $125 each (+ fees) or a VIP table tickets are $850 for 8 guests (+ fees).

Twin Waters Golf Club

Make Mother’s Day a hole in one for Mum with a tee-riffic three-course lunch for $60 per person at the Twin Waters Golf Club. Lunch runs from 11:30am and the price includes a floral keepsake!

Decisions Cafe

Enjoy a special Mother’s Day dish, handmade with love at Decisions Cafe in Birtinya.

Hampers to Go

Celebrate Mum by treating her to an indulgent and luxurious hamper! From lavish foods, exquisite wine and pampering products, you can celebrate her in more ways than one. If you’re lacking creativity, ask the experts! Hampers To Go have beautifully presented hampers with premium locally sourced products that can be personalised to your special someone. Call them today and they will help you create a gift from the heart just for Mum. Australia-wide delivery available!

Pamper HER (health beauty) 

ikatan Spa

Give the gift of relaxation this Mother’s Day with an out-of-this-world pamper session at the fabulous, award-winning ikatan Spa. With so many treatments, packages and specials to choose from, you can’t go wrong! Or purchase a gift voucher and let Mum choose a Balinese escape of her own!

Body Transformation Institute

Body Transformation Institute is leading the way in the art of bio-hacking, offering the most advanced, non-invasive, cutting-edge technology and treatments including body-shaping, cosmetic acupuncture, detoxifying treatments and more! Why not treat Mum to a gift voucher so she can choose one that resonates and feel like the healthiest version of herself?

Maleni Kids

Make Mum’s and their little one’s life a little easier with the Maleni Kids Mother’s Day Giveaway! Win a year’s supply of Maleni Kids brand new Oh Baby Hair & Body Wash, a gentle and nourishing baby hair and body wash, perfect for newborns to toddlers up to age 4 for use in the shower or bath. Simply like and save their Instagram post, follow @malenihaircare and tag a Mum or Dad who would love this gift for their precious pea! Every tag counts as an entry, the more tags = the more chances of winning! For an extra entry, share this post on your stories and tag us! Giveaway closes on 8 May with the lucky winner announced in the Maleni Kid’s Instagram stories on 12 May. Be sure your profile is public to ensure your entry is seen by the Maleni team! Get ready to pamper your little one all year long!

Dr Clare Patterson

Help Mum love the skin she’s in! From her boutique Peregian Beach clinic, Dr Clare offers a variety of treatments for all types of skin conditions and concerns, with a focus on the signs of skin ageing that can be treated with energy devices, injectables and prescription skincare.

HB Beauty Palmwoods

Treat your Mum to a day of pampering with the gift of beauty and relaxation at HB Beauty. Gift vouchers can be purchased online.

Feather and Arch Cosmetic Tattoo

Brow and lip tattoo gift vouchers are available at Feather and Arch Cosmetic Tattoo. Sale ends 12 May. All bookings need to be made by phone, text or Facebook/Instagram message. Strictly no online bookings. Check website for T&C’s.

Recovery Room @ the Sports Hub

Share the gift of recovery with someone special (hint: your Mum) this Mother’s Day! Purchase a five or 10-session pass and receive a free Recovery Room t-shirt plus a single session gift card(s). Head into the Sports Hub to purchase your pass and receive your gifts or online and gift card(s) within 48 hours. T-shirts can be collected at the Recovery Room.

SunCoast Skin

Enjoy the ultimate in luxury with a transformative, relaxing and blissful facial experience using Australian Botanicals and LED at SunCoast Skin! Take 50% off a Signature 90 minute facial for $170 (was $340) or experience the latest in photorejuvenation with a BBL Facial for $299 (was $499). A powerhouse treatment to target pigmentation and sun damage, this supercharged facial includes a BBL (IPL) treatment followed by a relaxing facial.

Zen Den

Treat your partner, mum, aunty, daughter or anyone you love with a restorative treatment this Mother’s Day at Zen Den. Take advantage of Zen Den’s ‘early bird’ spa packages, available for purchase until 3 May. Get in quick to save!

Spoil HER (experiences)

Amaze World 

Has Mum got what it takes to find her way through a twisting, turning, living labyrinth of Lilly Pilly’s? Get lost with your Mum this Mother’s Day in the Bellingham Hedge Maze at Amaze World! Make it a full day out with mini golf, timber maze, playgrounds and all Mums can enjoy FREE admission when accompanied by a fully paying family member. Offer is valid for 12 May only.

Caloundra Regional Gallery – Kids Art Attack All About Mum

Draw, cut, collage or create a super easy, colourful, zigzag necklace or a portrait of your mum or someone special at the Caloundra Regional Gallery Kids Art Attack:
All About Mum
workshop! Held regularly on the first Saturday of every month, the next workshop will run on Saturday 4 May from 11am – 1pm, just in time for Mother’s Day! This workshop is a drop-in style activity suitable for children aged 4-10 with all supplies provided to create a memorable portrait. Cost is $2 per child and children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class.

Noosa Alive!

Another great ticket option is to treat your Mum to two tickets to a dazzling show during the 10-day cultural extravaganza that is Noosa Alive! Running from 19-28 July, you can choose from comedy, live music, ballet, visual arts, literary performances, theatre and SO MUCH MORE! Check out the full program here and delight the special woman in your life with a present that will truly make her feel alive!

Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort

Treat the extraordinary woman in your life to a well-deserved getaway this Mother’s Day! INdulge her with theUltimate Mother’s Day package including a luxurious two-night stay, complete with daily buffet breakfast and elegantHigh Tea experience where she can unwind with a selection of delectable treats. Available to book throughout April, May, and June, this exclusive offer ensures that every moment is a celebration of her remarkable presence. Show your Mum how much you adore her with a getaway she’ll cherish forever!

Open Studios Sunshine Coast

Give the gift of quality time this Mother’s Day with a self-guided day exploring the Open Studios Sunshine Coast art trails from 18 – 26 May! Why not make a day of it and grab a copy of the FREEArt Trail Guide while enjoying a beautiful Mother’s Day breakfast then get moseying, strolling and exploring art behind the scenes at some of the hidden studios across the Sunshine Coast from the beaches to the hinterland!

Secrets on the Lake

As the temperatures begin to drop, why not whisk Mum away to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland’s BEST kept secret with an an overnight (or two) stay at Secrets on the Lake! Rejuvenate in aluxury treehouse amongst the canopy to create the ultimate getaway at this secluded retreat away from the everyday hustle or take a day trip andDine on the Deck in the award-winning restaurant, either you’re guaranteed to create an unforgettable experience.Gift vouchers are also available, but shhhh keep it a secret!

Sunshine Coast Turf Club

Get the family together to celebrate the most incredible woman in your life with a day at theSunshine Coast Turf Club! Giddy up and frock up with overflowing elegance, excitement, and genuine moments of connection with your favourite lady! Whether it’s premium trackside views and gourmet dining or the vibrant energy of the members enclosure and general admission, customise the day to echo Mum’s best day out! INdulge in track-side luxuries—toast her favourite drinks, delight in tasty bites, and immerse yourselves in the thrilling world of thoroughbred racing!

Beautiful Minds

Calling all Mamas with young daughters: cherish some one-on-one time with your tiny bestie this Mother’s Day with a luxury two-night mother daughter retreat! Held in various locations across the Sunshine Coast, this retreat is suitable for mother’s with girls aged 8-14 and caters to eight families. Enjoy daily yoga, sound healing, floral workshops and journalling under the stars while feasting on all of your favourite meals with an in-house chef!

Tank Bathhouse Mooloolaba

Take your Mum’s breath away, leaving her completely relaxed and ready to take on life again with a Tank Bathhouse Mooloolaba Mother’s Day experience! This five-hour relaxation package includes a one-hour massage or facial, two-hours access to the bathhouse/ sauna/ steam room/ showers, followed by a two-hour waterfront lunch with two full sized tapas plates for $299 per person. For those wanting to stay a little longer, arrive early or stay a little longer after your booking to soak up the atmosphere or grab a cocktail or champagne at the Tank Champagne Bar.

Lovespirit Mooloolaba

Look into the future this Mother’s Day with a half hour spiritual medium reading for Mum for $69.50 for the whole week leading up to Mother’s Day!

Tranquil Getaways On Obi Maleny

Venture into the hinterland with Mum this Mother’s Day and enjoy villa accommodation overlooking the beautiful Obi Obi Creek in Maleny. Book direct for an exclusive Mother’s Day Offer.

Share/Indulge with HER (shopping)

Hello Sunshine Autumn Fashion Shoot – Quiet Luxury Shoot!

Sneak a peek at our Autumn Fashion Shoot for the perfect way to spoil your queen (or yourself!) this Mother’s Day! We featured fabulous fashions from Elmari Boutique, eclectic treasures from La Extravaganza, unique handmade jewellery from Deb Fallowfield, bright and bold fashion and jewellery from Uncle George, and hand-selected pieces from Wacker Clothing Company. We laid on the love with signature pieces from McLean & Co Jewellers, a unique kaleidoscope of colourful gems from Opals Down Under, chic eyewear from Hammond Optometry, luxurious lingerie from Ladybird Noosa, savvy essentials from Rayanna and timeless elegance from Desert Lily Vintage.

Modern, size-inclusive fashion boutique Rayanna in Caloundra is offering a great Mother’s Day Special – purchase a gift voucher between now and Mothers Day and you can pick a free gift for Mum to unwrap! For vouchers between $100-$199, select from their gorgeous range of earrings up to the value of $20. For vouchers over $200, pick and candle or diffuser from their stunning Bramble Bay range, rrp $34.95. Happy shopping!

Hello Sunshine Alluring Autumn Abodes Homewares

Why not hit the pavement with Mum and discover some inspirational ideas for updating her home this season for a space that’s sure to spark some motherly joy! Vintage Haveli Barn is a treasure trove of unique vintage furniture, homewares and textiles sourced from India or Uncle George boasts a fabulous range of colourful homewares and gifts to suit everyone’s house of hearts, while Sunshine Living Tile & Stone’s stunning range of tiles, basins, stone, breezeways and more are perfect for revamping your Mother bird’s nest and Style My Home specialises in Hamptons-inspired indoor and outdoor furniture, rugs, lighting and artwork that will surely add some heart to your home!

Caloundra Regional Gallery

Show your Mum just how much you adore and appreciate her with a gift from the Caloundra Regional Gallery Gift Store! Receive $5 off your purchase when you spend $50 or more in-store. Find a unique Mother’s Day gift like no other from their local range of artisanal wares including jewellery, scarves, ceramics, homewares and more all made right here on the Sunshine Coast! Browse the Gallery Store from Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 4pm, and weekends from 10am to 2pm. Closed public holidays and exhibition changeover days. Gallery Store discounts cannot be combined. Sale ends 12 May 2024.

Manawee Garden Centre

Get your green thumb on with Mum this Mother’s Day with a visit to the Manawee Garden Centre. Choose a living gift of freshly flowering chrysanthemums, a delicate potted orchid, hardy lemon tree or herb garden for a sure way to win her over! Explore the full range of indoor and outdoor plants and pots or browse the gift shop for bespoke candles, soaps, homewares, books and decor items as well as top selling scarves, robes and purses with FREE gift wrapping available. Can’t decide? Gift vouchers are also available too.

Sunshine Plaza

Score a sweet treat for mum! Sunshine Plaza is adding an extra dose of sweetness to Mother’s Day! Simply visit their photo booth located on the Ground floor, near the Customer Service Desk, to get your photo taken, and they will turn it into a delicious cookie. Dates and times: Thurs 9 May and Fri 10 May, 11.00AM to 2.00PM and Sat 11 May, 10.00AM to 2.00PM. See their website for more information!

Sunshine & Sons

Why not get your mixmaster on and shake up a few of Mum’s favourite cocktails with a bottle of Sunshine & Sons Mum’s Rose Bouquet Gin! Featuring locally foraged ingredients from our abundant Sunshine Coast backyard including rose petals and rose hip from Laurel Sommerfeld’s Rose-mere Farm and rosellas from Sunshine Valley Men’s Shed in West Woombye. There’s even a card space on the bottle to write a special note to a loved one for that extra special personal touch!

Zest Element

Every Mum deserves some time out and pampering! Zest Element has some favourites that are sure to put some zest into your mother’s life including citrus bliss magnesium sulphate epsom bath salts made with real dehydrated lime, or why not get your margarita on with some lime salt or dehydrated lime slices. Did someone say zen bath with a margarita! Head online and use the code ‘PAMPER‘ at the checkout to receive 15% off your order.

Whit & Watt

Supporting Australian producers and creative designers, Whit & Watt in Caloundra offers fashion, beauty, home, living and gift boxes. Receive 20% off full priced jewellery and clothing from 4 May until midnight on 11 May.

En Mina Leather

Calling all crafty mums who love woodworking, DIY projects, and their tools! En Mina Leather specialises in handcrafted leather products for woodworking enthusiasts and has a full range of perfect Mother’s Day gifts!

The Little Book Nook

Is your dear Mama a book worm? Treat her to a Little Book Nook at Palmwoods Mother’s Day gift pack including a card for $45.

Saint Atlas

Our Mothers are etched in our hearts just like a timeless unique piece of jewellery or furniture! Saint Atlas are offering a FREE Etikette candle (small size) with every purchase over $100! Get in quick!

About the Author /

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Jodie is a city-turned-country-turned-coastal chick. With a degree in Journalism & PR and a passion for pulling together events with flair. Her 15+ years’ experience is diverse (including launching a macadamia nut farm)! In her spare time, she’s beachside with her two tiny treasures and furry love Staffy x Red Cattle dog, Rudi.

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