Celebrate Mum this Mother's Day

Mother’s Day gift ideas 

Don’t fall into the old toaster, slippers or chocolates gift trap for your mum this Mother’s Day. Treat her to a fun, action packed, creative or indulgent adventure in Penrith and earn yourself a favourite child badge!

On the adventurous side 

If your mum is a bit of a speed demon, surprise her with a few laps around Luddenham Raceway on Mother’s Day. A 10-minute session on the picturesque 600-metre Pro-Circuit track offers drivers sweeping rural views and fast corners.Luddenham Raceway Blog1

Perhaps your mum prefers a virtual adrenalin rush? If so, Freak VR offers the most immersive VR entertainment imaginable! There’s a whole range of virtual worlds and games to discover right here in Penrith.

Help your mum unleash her inner lumberjack (yes, it’s a thing) at Throw Axe. Described as “darts on steroids” it’s taking Penrith by storm, and for good reason!

If skydiving is on your mum’s bucket list, but she’s not quite ready to throw herself out of a plane, surprise her with an indoor skydiving experience. At iFLY Indoor Skydivingthere’s no planes, no heights and no jumping involved - just a great big wind tunnel and a whole lot of fun. Gift vouchers are available for these activities and bookings are essential.

Or, for a seriously special gift, book your mum an encounter at Zambi Wildlife Retreat, a retirement home for a range of exotic animals from the circus and entertainment industry, zoo breeding programs and private ownership.

Creative gifts 

If your mum enjoys being creative book her a session at Paint and Sip or Pinot and Picasso (don’t forget to rope in some of her gal pals). Both studios place the emphasis on fun as they help you create your very own take-home masterpiece. You can also check out the Creative Fringe’s special Mother’s Day Candle Making and Diffuser Workshop. If the 29 April date doesn’t suit, book your mum a spot in their 6 May Terrazzo Pot Making Workshop instead! If sitting back and enjoying the creativity of other people is more your mum’s thing, why not buy her tickets to a show at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre? Comedy @ The Joan is always a winner, or keep an eye on our upcoming events page for more inspiration.

Dining delights 

If your mum loves to eat out, a gift voucher for one of Penrith’s many, many amazing restaurants and cafés could be just the ticket.NepeanBelleMothersDay Blog Ironbark Terrace at St Marys Leagues Club is one of the most beautiful outdoor eateries in town, or give mum a side of art with her lunch at Café at Lewers. Lunch on the river sound like your mum’s cup of tea? Book a spot on the Nepean Belle Paddlewheeler and cruise your way through lunch, morning or afternoon tea.

Footy fever 

Is your mum a Panthers fan? Get in early with your gift and hand over tickets for the Friday 6 May at Panthers Blue Bet Stadium or buy tickets for the next home-game on Friday 27 May.

Check out other gift ideas that will bring a smile to your mum’s face on Mother’s Day.

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