Souvenirs in Brisbane - Visit Brisbane

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Places to buy unique Brisbane souvenirs

Brisbane is a unique holiday destination for beach goers, nature lovers and business travellers alike. Fridge magnets and pens don't make the cut as thoughtful souvenirs anymore, so celebrate the city's diversity with a range of uniquely Brisbane gift ideas that everyone can enjoy.

Brisbane Visitor Information & Booking Centre: opal jewels and handmade kangaroos

While you're planning your stay with the staff from the Brisbane Visitor Information and Booking Centre, take a look at the unique local buys in the cabinets on the ground floor. Taking home a kangaroo might be frowned upon, but the ultra adorable, locally-crafted plush roos will be welcomed with open arms. The Indigenous printed toys are handmade with love by a couple in Toowoomba so you know they're dinky-di Australian.

The Brisbane Opal Museum also stock a selection of beautiful pendants, rings and earrings for that special someone back home.

Open House, West End

For local makers, sustainable fashion and authentic Aboriginal art stop by Open House when you are exploring West End. Stocking clothing, fabric, artwork, jewellery, ceramics and much more, you will discover unique pieces found only in Brisbane and Australia. Perfect for visiting guests or for sending abroad.

We recommend: Anything made by Magpie Goose & Haus of Dizzy 

Noosa Chocolate Factory, Brisbane City

Noosa Chocolate Factory

Chocolate and honey is a match made in heaven, but pair peanut-and-palm-oil-free chocolate with creamy Brisbane-made honey and you've got something truly out of this world. All of Noosa Chocolate Factory creations are locally sourced and expertly crafted, making them the perfect gifts to commemorate your Brisbane holiday.

We recommend: Brisbane Honey Block

Tamborine Mountain Distillery, Tamborine Mountain

A day trip to Mount Tamborine would be incomplete without a visit to the award-winning Tamborine Mountain Distillery. With special liqueurs flavoured wattle toffee, lemon myrtle and eucalyptus gum leaf, each bottle embraces its uniquely Australian flavours and makes a perfect addition to a liqueur cabinet.

We recommend:
Queensland-inspired Liqueurs 

Dello Mano, The City and New Farm

Dello Mano brownies

There are brownies, and then there are Dello Mano brownies. Using only the finest ingredients, this family-owned business bakes a range of delicious sweet treats from its kitchen in Teneriffe. And since Ashton Kutcher requested them be delivered especially for his birthday in Paris, you know they've got to be something special. 

We recommend: All the brownies

T2, Brisbane City, Indooroopilly, Carindale + Chermside 

There is no better way to share your Brisbane stories than over a pot of tea. Naturally flavoured with exotic mango and a complex blend of black teas, Brisbane Breakfast Tea encapsulates the sunshine and tropical optimism of the city into one perfect cuppa.

We recommend:
Brisbane Breakfast Tea

Nook, West End 

Nook Brisbane

Here you will find an extensive range of Australian labels wit a community-minded ethos. Some international brands have made it into the mix due to their ethical practices, but most pieces are Australian made and created. It may be a nook, but it is expansive with its range of exciting and creative products. 

We recommend: Claire Ritchie clothing + Frankie Gusti body products

Other ideas

If you're still looking for an authentic Brisbane gift, try these local hot spots for unique treasures and collectibles. 

Priceline Pharmacy, Various locations 

Why did a pharmacy make the list? Well it's because of a little red tube of joy known as Lucas Pawpaw Ointment. This balm can be found in the pockets and handbags of Brisbanites, Australians and now people around the world. Dr Lucas first discovered the healing powers of the pawpaw in Brisbane in 1906, with his winning formula remaining unchanged for over 100 years.

We recommend: Lucas Pawpaw Ointment

Museum of Brisbane gift shop, The City

Museum of Brisbane gift shop

Located on Level 3, the Museum of Brisbane is home to not only a great number of changing exhibitions, but also a fabulous gift shop. The small store is filled to the brim with locally made wares, jewellery, tea towels and unique gifts that will help preserve your own memories of Brisbane.

The Collective Markets, South Bank and Brisstyle Markets, The City

The Collective Markets

You'll be sure to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones from some of Brisbane's best designers, crafters and artists from eclectic fashions, handmade jewellery and stylish homewares.

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