Gift Guide


Browse through some of Ballarat's leading retailers and boutiques, and find the woman in your life something extra tasteful.

Gift Tip: Make her Christmas super special with a Flight Centre voucher, a voucher to Ballarat’s contemporary Sanctuary Day Spa, a SAORI weaving workshop, or an ultimate relaxation experience at Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa!


Experience a true taste of the region with the Talbot Provedore and Eatery Regional Wine and Produce Hampers. The hand-selected hampers showcase and support local producers, and can feature products including coffee and native syrups, cheese and hot chocolate, pasta sauce and cider, jams and relishes, and much much more! The Provedore also stocks in excess of 100 wines from over 30 wineries in the Ballarat and surrounding region - making for the perfect wine hamper. Food hampers start from $50, and wine hampers from $60.

WHERE: 42 Scandinavian Cres, Talbot 



Studio g.a.s Ballarat is a must-visit destination for your Christmas shopping extravaganza! The store boasts an eclectic fashion collection, setting the perfect foundation for a mix n’ match smorgasbord. Also stocking gifts, accessories, and shoes - you're sure to leave the space feeling inspired and satisfied with your Christmas gift collection.

WHERE207a Creswick Rd Ballarat



Woolshed Clothing is a locally-owned clothing store specialising in knitwear for winter and a range of clothing for spring and summer. With great Christmas gift ideas, the store stocks Emu sheepskin footwear and Merino Craft UGG's, as well as scarves, hats, gloves and Australian-made socks. Plus, who doesn't love a great pair of slippers?

WHERE48 Armstrong St Nth, Ballarat VIC 3350 (Cnr Mair & Armstrong St Nth) 



Sweet Fern is one of only seven independent stockists in the world to be given access to the complete Aesop collection. The retailer is also the only niche perfumery in regional Australia and holds a special place in the hearts of those who want to purchase a gift of distinction which appeals to many shoppers. Purchase your beloved a new Aesop Christmas gift kit or a special fragrance from one of the world's most renowned perfume houses.

WHERE114 Armstrong St South, Ballarat



Christmas is for giving, and what could be more special than a beautiful piece of jewellery designed and created in Ballarat by an artisan jewellers? Gems & Jewels specialises in unique, custom-made pieces of jewellery, as well as a selection of items from celebrated brands including Ted Baker, Thomas Sabo, and Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen.

WHEREShop 1, 424 Sturt Street Ballarat



Finding the right gift is an art and Taylor & Stirling has unique gift ideas, custom-made in Ballarat. From bespoke lamp shades to uphostered wall-dividers, ottomans to boutique cushions, there's a gift idea sure to please her.

Call for an Interior Design consultation and custom window furnishings, and take your home's look and feel to the next level.

WHERE 22 Sturt St Ballarat



The Ballarat Shop stocks a range of beautifully handcrafted sovenirs and gifts, including pure silk scarves featuring authentic Aboriginal Designs by traditional artists. Scarves are available in both traditional silk twill squares and silk chiffon rectangular styles and are beautifully boxed ready for gift giving.

WHERE332 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central



Dusk is Australia's premium retailer of candles, home decor, fragrance and gifts. Leave your loved one feeling uplifted and awakened with a sweet scented candle made with the finest wax and lead-free wicks.

WHERE: Stockland Wendouree



Delight in a unique collection of contemporary and world Christmas decorations & homewares to make the festive season as beautiful as possible! Wen & Ware features everything from hand-painted vases, pots and planters, to stunning jewellery, clothing and accessories to kitchen wares and much more!

WHERE52 Bridge Mall Ballarat



Hattie and the Wolf stock a carefully curated range of products sourced from makers and designers from both Australia and abroad. Whether you're looking for boutique fashion and accessories or handmade homewares and children's toys, Hattie and the Wolf will surely delight!

WHERE218A Skipton St, Ballarat Central



Lola & May is Ballarat's newest boutique, stocking a range of clothing and accessories to make you look and feel wonderful. For a truly loved Christmas gift, don't look past the Stitch & Tide Emma Tote - made especially for the hardworking women in your life who approach life with a simple and calming outlook.

WHERE623 Sturt Street, Ballarat



Give the gift of fun creativity this Christmas with a gift voucher to a Japanese SAORI weaving workshop. Held at the Dyeing To Weave Studio in Clunes, the voucher includes a four-hour workshop with Prue Simmons, one of only 3 SAORI teachers in Australia.

WHERE35 Fawcett Drive, Clunes 



For a beautiful bottle of local wine or sparkling, Mitchell Harris Wines should be your first port-of-call. Treat your beloved to a 2014 Mitchell Harris SABRE, comprised of 85% Chardonnay and 15% Pinot Noir from the surrounding Macedon and Pyrenees ranges.

WHERE38 Doveton St Nth Ballarat



Treat her to a romantic couple's retreat at Greenfield Place. The Christmas Package includes two nights at the guest house and includes a breakfast hamper, free bottle of Mitchell Harris Wines and dinner for two at contemporary Asian eatery Moon and Mountain. Surround yourself in the goldrush heritage of Ballarat’s iconic Lydiard Street, escape your everyday routine and book a relaxing private weekend.

WHERE: 313 Lydiard St Nth Ballarat

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Mary & Peg prides itself on stocking Australian-made products with a difference, with a beautifully-curated selection of fashion, homewares and accessories for men, women and children. Passionate about stocking pieces that make a difference to the retail industry, the team values knowing the story behind each product and the quality and love that goes into each piece.

WHERE319 Mair Street Ballarat,


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