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The best gift hampers to send in Melbourne

Know someone who needs a pick-me-up? (Maybe it’s you!) Check out these great care packages from Melbourne makers

Adena Maier
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Adena Maier

Is there anything better than getting a parcel in the mail? Surprise presents are the best presents, and if they come by post, even better. Whether there’s a birthday on the horizon, you're in need of a Secret Santa gift or maybe you’ve noticed a friend has been feeling a little down, one of the below packages should do the trick. And hey, there’s no one saying you can’t send one to yourself, too! 

We’ve also got you for coffee deliveries, flower deliveries and booze deliveries. Plus, here's our ultimate 2023 Melbourne Christmas gift guide.

Gift deliveries in Melbourne

Shopping for someone with sophisticated tastes, or looking to build a personalised hamper full of elevated and thoughtful presents? Stellar Gifting offers a range of pre-curated gift sets perfect for everything from baby showers and weddings to birthdays and holidays, or you can build your own box in just three simple steps. Pick the colour of your box, choose from products like luxe scented candles, fluffy slippers, carafe sets, brass homewares and bath soaks and then add a message. Shop the full range through the Stellar Gifting website.

This hamper company specialises in making highly personalised gift packages that show the recipient just how well you know them and how much you care. When you head to the website, you can start off by choosing a boozy gift like wines, pre-made cocktails, spirits and more. Next, you choose your card of choice and personalise the text and image, and then you pop in as many add-ons as you'd like, ranging from hand creams, chocolate bars, candles, bath salts and more. 


PersonallyPicked lets you curate the perfect gift hamper for your loved ones, with more than 250 incredible gift inclusions to choose from. Browse a wide range of teas, sweet treats, alcoholic beverages, candles, puzzles, face masks, socks and more to put together a care package tailored to what the recipient would love. You can also choose from several bright and fun packaging options that include the recipient's name in bold lettering to ensure they feel extra loved when they pick the parcel up off their doorstep. Browse the goods on the website.

Friends Hannah and Verity conceived the online flower delivery company Lvly out of a shared passion for beautiful design and supporting local producers. Lvly offers same-day delivery all over Melbourne, Geelong and the Mornington Peninsula if you order before 1pm. In addition to flowers, the site offers gifts like tea and biscuits, body products, baby hampers, Espresso Martinis, succulents, food hampers and more.


Hello Botanical may be known for its same-day delivery of plants, but now it's branching out to gift packages. Inside, there's a selection of locally sourced and sustainable gifts, everything from drinks, snacks, plant accessories and more. These care packages can be delivered across Melbourne and Geelong and start at $85. If you want to add in one of Hello Botanical's plants as well, you can for $20 off the advertised price. Browse the selection here.

Each Melbourne Box comes filled with entirely local products. You’ll get something to eat, to drink, something for your home, your body and some art. The specific items are randomly selected, although you do get to choose between tea or coffee because some divides are too deep to cross. Boxes start at $30 and are hand-packed and delivered to your house. Find out more about them and buy your own on the Melbourne Box website.


While Bundl*'s presents work well for most occasions, its curated hampers work perfectly for housewarmings with inclusions like cutlery, candles, salt and pepper grinders and linen runners. Hampers start at $44 and can be purchased through the website.

Sometimes you just need a cookie to cheer yourself up. Even better when they’re delicious gingerbread cookies and vanilla shortbread cookies with hilarious quotes on them. Sweet Mickie even offers same-day delivery if you’re in need of cookies stat. Boxes start at $34.95. Check out the range here.


Nothing says "I care" more than a box of chocolate. We suggest trying Melbourne Cocoa's gift pack bundles which get you a wonderful selection of Aussie-made chocolate. Packs start at $45 and you can pick one up here.

With All For Her Gifts, you can build a bespoke gift box for a friend or loved one in your life. First, select the box you'd like the goodies to be packaged in and write up a message for the personalised card. Then comes the fun part — figuring out what you want to put in the box. You can choose from body scrubs, gorgeous vases, stationery, candles, drinks and glasses, baby clothes and more. You can build your own box here


If you want your recipient to say 'Where did you find this?!', look no further than Box-ie. This Melbourne-based company has curated an impressive range of hampers suitable for all occasions, and they're filled with goodies like silky shower caps, locally made cocktails, chess sets, meal kits and more. Browse the range here

This boutique business delivers stylish gift packages filled with goodies by local artisans. Some of the most popular hampers are the 'Breakfast in Bed' package which includes honey roasted muesli, everything you need for a hot cup of tea and tasty strawberry jam, and the 'Bathroom Bliss' package which includes a candle, towels, a face washer and body lotion. There are Bindles for every occasion, including Father's Day, celebrating your partner or paying homage to your staff who are working from home. Boxes start at $70. 


This gifting service was started by an indoor plant lover who loved the idea of how plants can grow and remain as a reminder of occasions long after the special day itself. Each plant comes in a ceramic pot and will be delivered in Australian-designed, sustainably sourced wrapping paper. You can even add extras to your plants like French chocolates or body scrubs. Check out the range here.

Good Day People is a gifting business that popped up during lockdown. The business has whipped together a series of great-looking packages that you can send to anyone over the country. There’s everything from booze to fancy chocolates, accessories and homewares. Prices start at $35 and there are several to choose from, depending on who you’re gifting to. You can check out the packs here.


Know someone who loves a good drink and wants to replicate the experience at home? Spoil your bar-loving friends (or yourself!) with a gift hamper from Cocktail Porter. Each box comes with everything you need to make a specific cocktail, including booze, mixers, garnish and rims. Want to make it a regular occurrence? You can buy a subscription for a friend or yourself, and each month the recipient will receive everything they need to make a different cocktail. Cheers to that! 

Gift hampers for all! These stylish gift hampers are a great gifting idea for anyone celebrating a birthday, an anniversary or really anything special right now. Someone had a baby? These adorable baby gifts are a nice present, too. Shop everything from pamper packages and cocktail kits here.


As Carlton's largest Italian deli and grocer, it is no surprise that King and Godfree's entire retail section is available for delivery. And to make things even easier, they've put a lot of their best-selling products into curated hampers. Order here

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Who doesn't like flowers? Lvly has an edge on other purveyors of blooms though with their sweet reuseable flower jars, gift packages and ability to fling cheer all over the country with Australia-wide delivery. Select from classic bouquets, natives popping from personalised jars or bigger statement hampers that include themed bundles of items like scented candles, artisinal coffee, soothing hand creams, booze and more. Lvly really know how to celebrate or commiserate with curated selections that send your message across and customisable options all the way to checkout. Same day delivery is offered in most cities so you can shower someone in thoughtful pressies last-minute.

Know a mate who would love a home cocktail-making kit? Got an uncle who proudly displays booze brand paraphenalia around their house?  Boozebud has got you covered with Australia-wide delivery (same day delivery is available in some areas) and a huge range of gift packs. Send some sparkles to a loved one with one of their Champage gift packs, inspire a budding mixologist with a DIY kit or impress a spirits aficionado with a rare bottle or two. Boozebud also offers personalised whisky gifts, you can get a custom label on a bottle of Glenfiddich or get extra fancy with an engraved message etched into a bottle of Gentlemen Jack or Woodford Reserve.


If you're looking for something a bit more out-of-the-box may we suggest a craft kit and virtual workshop from ClassBento? You can get one of these babies sent nationwide (there's even International shipping available) and give the gift of memorable activity and experience to your loved one. Select from fabulous activities like watercolour for beginners, clay bowl pottery, pasta making, terrarium creation and much more. ClassBento will send a craft kit with everything your recipient needs and a video to guide them along. Who knows? maybe they'll give you a beautiful painting or hand-sewn gown back one day.

Brewquets sends big, blooming bunches of booze all over the country. Take advantage of their beautifully-presented packages to show the savviest drinker you know that you have taste and a flair for the dramatic. Brewquets also specialise in big statement boxes of 12 or 24 beers and ciders with cheery messages in the lid. You can also lean further into the cheeky name with a "long stem" brews box, a romantic length of booze and snacks presented with an elegant red ribbon. Shop by occasion (there's a dedicated Father's Day section) or customise your own hamper. Prices start from around $35.


Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey – Dessert Boxes has got all your sugary bases covered. Send that someone special or treat yourself to an elaborate package bursting with lollies, doughnuts, brownies, cookies and cheeky gifts. You can shop by occasion or recipient and pick something spectacularly sweet from Dessert Boxes' range of curated confections. There's giant bouquets of doughnuts or boxes exploding with colourful themes (some of them are a bit, um, nudey rudey). Prices range from $30 to $229 for a heaving coffin-sized serving of desserts. Plus, Dessert Boxes deliver Australia-wide so you can send these beauties to friends in far places.

Save your thirstiest friends and fam from boredom with the cute cocktail kits from Mr Consistent. They'll receive a delicious bar-quality mixer, appropriately fancy glassware and colourful garnishes to add flourish at home. You can also gift multiple people at once with group packages or a supremely spesh picnic hamper that contains three cocktails and a wholesome basket cooler filled with cheese, fruit and snacks. For gift recipients who are serious cocktail fans you could spring for a monthly Mr Consistent subscription, they'll get delicious concoctions and recipe cards based on sweet, tangy or spicy flavour profiles every thirty days. 

Top it off with a home-made experience

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