1500+ Cool Birthday Gift Ideas

Birthdays are such a special occasion and they should be celebrated with friends and family. That's why finding the perfect birthday gift can be rather time consuming. Thankfully we've curated over 1500+ amazing birthday gift ideas for men women and kids. No matter your budget and no matter what occasion or whom you are buying for, at DadShop we aim to provide a wide range of gift ideas that are unique and hard to find. Find the perfect present today!

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The Wine Bottle Glass
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Mug, Flask & Glass

The Wine Bottle Glass

MDIWBG04
$24.95
Who cares about sharing when you can have the whole bottle all to yourself? This ultimate wine glass looks just like a wine bottle but with a convenient wine glass on top. Great as a decanter too if you can't have the whole bottle to yourself. Capacity to hold an entire 750 ml bottle of wine. 
Galaxy Star Projector Night Light and Sound Machine - 1
Available
Home Gadget

Galaxy Star Projector Night Light and Sound Machine

ISGSPSM04
$49.95
Instantly turns your bedroom or any space into a magical galaxy of twinkling stars while you listen to your favourite sounds of nature with this galaxy star projector. Features:  Automatic power-save shuts music off after half an hour. Can also be used as an MP3 / PC speaker (includes 3.5mm cable). Requires 3AA batteries (not included) Height:...
Port Sippers - Set of 4
Available
Glassware

Port Sippers - Set of 4

WAPS006
$21.95
Port sippers are a charming way to serve desert wines and liquors. These unique hand blownport sippers are guaranteed to be a conversation piece at your next party or gathering. Dimension: 7cm (H)
Grumpy Old Man T-Shirt
Available
T-Shirts

Grumpy Old Man T-Shirt - Black

GTGOM003
$17.95
Keep your Grumpy Old Man cool, calm and collected (for a while, anyway) with a Grumpy Old Man T-Shirt. Let the Grumpy Old Man knows he means the world to you. Maybe he’ll manage to mumble “thanks” or maybe you’ll even get (gasp) a smile from him? Material: 100% CottonColour: Black SIZE GUIDE
Tuxedo T-Shirt
Available
T-Shirts

Tuxedo T-Shirt

TUX001
$17.95
This awesome tuxedo t-shirt features the classic Tuxedo print. When worn it could make you feel like you're going to a fancy dress party. This is the shirt of all shirts and a must-have tee for any man looking to impress on a casual level. The print features a small flower on the right and is comfortable to wear. Perfect for um... weddings or just...
Grenade Mug
Available
Mug, Flask & Glass

Grenade Mug

MDI Australia
MDIGM004
$21.95
This real-looking grenade mug is inspired by the well-known Mills Bomb style grenade used during the World War I. What a great gift for your friend in the defence force or your boss with a short temper. Great Father's Day gift too for your quirky dad!Made from high quality ceramic Dishwasher safe 
Gigantic Frosted Donut Beach Towel
Available
Beach Towels

Gigantic Frosted Donut Beach Towel

WVGFDBB01
$39.95
Nom Nom Nom Nom… Our giant-sized frosted donut beach towel is a tasty way to lounge at the beach. Looks so tasty you want to chew on that towel! 5 feet wide and ultra-soft perfect for the beach, pool, or bath fun for all ages
The Man The Legend T-Shirt
Available
T-Shirts

The Man The Legend T-Shirt

GTMLT001
$17.95
This humourous man t-shirt is a great conversation starter and the perfect gift for the 'legendary' bloke. A fun gifts for Birthdays, Christmas, Valentine's Day or Father's Day.Colour: Navy BlueMaterial: Cotton SIZE GUIDE
Tuxedo BBQ Apron
Available
Aprons & Chef Hats

Tuxedo BBQ Apron

GTTA003
$29.95
This tuxedo apron is a great way to get some well-deserved attention whether you are cooking up a romantic feast or preparing for a BBQ. A fun cooking gifts for Birthdays, Christmas, Valentine's Day or Father's Day. Features 100% thick cotton One size fits all Adjustable neck strap 
Grumpy Old Man Cap - 1
Available
Caps

Grumpy Old Man Cap

GTGOM002
$17.95
Keep your Grumpy Old Man cool, calm and collected (for a while, anyway) with a Grumpy Old Man Cap. Let the Grumpy Old Man knows he means the world to you. Features: Made from 100% cotton One size fits most - a metal clip at the back of the cap allows you to adjust the size Hand wash only
Kids Tuxedo T-Shirt
Available
Kids Clothing

Kids Tuxedo T-Shirt

GTKTT001
$14.95
This tuxedo t-shirt features the classic Tuxedo print when only the best t-shirts will do! Perfect for um... weddings or just every day wear!  Material: Cotton Colour: BlackPrint On: Silk screen-printed and will not wash out.Sizing: Size is running a little small for this design, go a size up if you are in between sizes. All our t-shirts are made from...
No. 1 Pa Stubby Holder - 1
Available
Stubby Holder

No. 1 Pa Stubby Holder

TSK1P03
$9.95
Great gift for the blokey pa who loves his beer! Every pa should have one at home!
Roll Up Magnetic Dartboard & Bulls Eye
Available
Other Games

Roll Up Magnetic Dartboard & Bulls Eye

AARMDB06
$34.95
The Roll Up Magnetic Dartboard and Bulls Eye with magnetic darts is the real deal! These darts have no point, yet stick to the board ike they should. All the fun of darts with no unwanted holes in your wall!  Includes: Magnetic dartboard on 1 side & magnetic bulls eye on the other side. 6 very powerful magnets. 45cm x 34cm (6mm thick)
Chrome Plated Tow Nutz - Tow Bar Nuts
Available
Gag Gifts

Chrome Plated Tow Nutz - Tow Bar Nuts

MDI Australia
MDICPTN06
$29.95
Attach the tow nutz to your tow bar and give your ride some chrome plated balls. Cable ties included.
Open Beer Here Wall Mounted Bottle Opener - Powder Coated
Available
Bottle Opener

Open Bottle Here Wall Mounted Bottle Opener - Powder Coated

MOOBHO03
$21.95
Cast iron powder coated bottle opener in eye catching colour. This opener will survive thousands of openings and still be going strong! Comes in a retro hang-sell style box with two wall mounting screws.
Men's Golfer Hankies by Rosdale - 1
Available
Handkerchief

Men's Golfer Hankies by Rosdale

RGH001
$34.95
2 quality 100% cotton golfer hankies presented in a tin box by Rosdale. Great classic gift for the aspiring golfer. Colours: They are available in 4 different colours a random colour will be sent.
No. 1 Dad Stubby Holder - 1
Available
Stubby Holder

No. 1 Dad Stubby Holder

TSK1D02
$9.95
Great gift for the blokey dad who loves his beer! Every dad should have one at home.
Potato Clock - 2
  • On Sale / -$4.00
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Clock

Potato Clock

WVPC004
$12.95 $16.95
A great scientific toy that will educate as well as amaze. No batteries required—just the power of nature. Use various food and drinks like limes, apples, soft drinks and anything you can think of around the home to power the digital clock. Note: Potatoes not included.
VinOair Wine Aerator - As featured in Gourmet Traveller WINE Magazine
Available
Barware

VinOair Wine Aerator - As featured in Gourmet Traveller WINE Magazine

WAVWA01
$39.95
Ingenious construction complemented with optimal convenience, this on-bottle wine aerator does it all: serves up a perfect pour, eliminates drips, and fully aerates and oxides your wine for maximum flavor and quality. No stands, no hands, no mess, no fuss. vinOair makes the perfect pour everytime!
Grumpy Old Man BBQ Apron
Available
Aprons & Chef Hats

Grumpy Old Man BBQ Apron

GTGOM001
$29.95
Keep your Grumpy Old Man cool, calm and collected (for a while, anyway) with a Grumpy Old Man Apron. Let the Grumpy Old Man knows he means the world to you. Maybe he’ll manage to mumble “thanks” or maybe you’ll even get (gasp) a smile from him? Size: One size fits most with adjustable neck strap 100% thick cotton
Aussie Drinking Hat
  • On Sale / -$3.00
Available
Caps

Aussie Drinking Hat

MDI Australia
MDIDH0006
$16.95 $19.95
The classic drinking hat in purple - holding two standard cans of drink, you can enjoy both at once through the straw, providing you with double the refreshment with none of the effort - only extra style.Size: One size fit most with adjustable band inside 
Ring for Sex Bell
Available
Novelty Gifts

Ring for Sex Bell

MDIRSB06
$8.95
Cute and sexy bell serving the one and only purpose.  Ring the bell and get what you want *wink
Gone Fishing Cap
Available
Caps

Gone Fishing Cap

GTGF001
$17.95
You know there is only one place he'd be if he is gone. A great quality hat. One size fits most with adjustable Velcro straps.
Ring For Beer Bell
Available
Novelty Gifts

Ring For Beer Bell

LMRFBC06
$8.95
Handy little bell with "Ring For Beer" text. Perfect for birthdays or to spoilt beer lovers – ring the bell and wait for beer!
Instant Table Tennis - 1
  • On Sale / -$5.00
Available
Family Game

Instant Table Tennis

AAITT06
$29.95 $34.95
This ingenious table tennis set turns any table into a knuckle-biting tennis match. Simply clamp it to the middle of the table and your table is now ready for table tennis (aka Ping Pong). It is easy to pack and is compact enough to travel with so you can continue your match locally, interstate and even internationally. The net is retractable within the...
Football and Beer Stubby Holder
Available
Stubby Holder

Football and Beer Stubby Holder

TSKFB002
$9.95
Football and beer - What else is there?Watch your favourite team play while drinking. What more can you ask for? =)
Dart Set with Soft Tips Safety Heads
Available
Other Games

Dart Set with Soft Tips Safety Heads

EGSDS01
$49.95
Large dart set with soft tip safety heads. Great for both adult and kids. Perfect for the man cave.Size: 45cm diameter
Shot Glass Roulette
  • On Sale / -$5.00
Available
Drinking Games

Shot Glass Roulette

MDI Australia
MDISGR03
$19.95 $24.95
Shot Glass Roulette is the ultimate drinking game for any party! With just a few simple steps, you can be on your way to hours of drunken fun. First, choose your victim - or lucky participant. Then place bets on who will drink next. Finally, let the spinning wheel decide your fate! If your number comes up, down the shot glass goes! This set includes...
No. 1 Pop Stubby Holder - 1
Available
Stubby Holder

No. 1 Pop Stubby Holder

TSK1P02
$9.95
Great gift for the blokey pop who loves his beer! Every pop should have one at home.
51 Most Popular Drinking Games
Available
Drinking Games

51 Most Popular Drinking Games

MDI Australia
MDIGM51
$39.95
The 51 most popular drinking games is your all-in-one drinking entertainment. It includes a detailed rule book dices, pack of cards, drinking cards and some tokens. A great game to try out with your friends on a Friday night indoors.
Pin Art - 1
Available
Other Games

Pin Art

Unbranded
MDI3DPA03
$24.95
Get creative and turn everyday objects into fascinating work of art with this cool pin art set. Simply push the object or body part you want to make a 3D impression of into the fine metal pins, and viola, your own unique sculpture to display! The impression remains intact as long as you don't disturb it and when you are ready, you can start all over...
Stainless Steel Beer Hammer - Bottle Opener & Ice Crusher
Available
Bottle Opener

Stainless Steel Beer Hammer - Bottle Opener & Ice Crusher

Big Mouth! Inc
MDIBH06
$14.95
The ultimate multitool for every man is the "Beer Hammer"- it features a stainless steel hammer that not only hammers nails but breaks ice and will open beer bottles. Made from quality stainless steel this beer hammer is the ultimate gift for any bloke who loves his beer!
BBQ Branding Iron
Available
BBQ

BBQ Branding Iron

Unbranded
MDIBBI006
$29.95
Cooking steaks to perfection is an art. The BBQ Branding Iron comes with 52 letters and spaces that are easy to change by hand without additional tools. It's the perfect "Do It Yourself" bbq tool! How you serve them is personal, so why not personalise that service by branding in your own name, a witty expression or anything else that you can think of?
Super Dad Apron
Available
Aprons & Chef Hats

Super Dad Apron

Walk Tall Studios
WTSSD001
$34.95
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No… it’s Super Dad!This apron 'made of steel' gives your dad a superb coverage of protection from any spills or splatters while making sure your dad looks cool while cooking.
Warning! Man Cave - My Cave, My Rules Tin Sign
Available
Tin Sign

Warning! Man Cave - My Cave, My Rules Tin Sign

DSWMC08
$24.95
Create your personal space with this metal sign. Hang it with pride on your garage's wall.A great way to keep the women in your family out of your boundary. Origin: Proudly Australian Made- non-embossed - Size:30cm x 20cm
Man Cave Novelty Number Plate - 1
Available
Number Plate

Man Cave Novelty Number Plate

HBMC001
$24.95
Create your personal space with this metal number plate.  Hang it with pride on your garage's wall. A great way to keep the women in your family out of your boundary.Size: 37.0cm (W) x 13.0cm (L)Origin: Proudly Australian Made
World's Best Pop Kid Art Mug - 1
Available
Mug, Flask & Glass

World's Best Pop Kid Art Mug

TSKWBPM02
$14.95
Why not show you Pop that he is the best this Fathers Day with this super cute kid art mug?A great way to remind your pop of your childhood or simply let your him know he is the best.
Dad's Shed - Beer In, Women Out Metal Sign
Available
Tin Sign

Dad's Shed - Beer In, Women Out Metal Sign

DSDS004
$16.95
Mark your dad's territory with this metal sign.  Hang it with pride on his garage or shed's wall.Size: 30.0cm (W) x 15.0cm (L)-non-embossed-
The Australian Utility Swag by Didgeridoonas
Available
Didgeridoonas

The Australian Utility Swag by Didgeridoonas

DAAUS01
$64.95
Designed to hold all your toiletry/cosmetic needs in five zippered compartments, the Utility Swag is the perfect travelling companion. *shaving tools not includedDimensions: 27cm (W) x 17cm (H) Unfolded: length 64cm 
Best Cook in the World Apron
Available
Cooking

Best Cook in the World Apron

WTSBCW01
$34.95
Tell everyone who is the best cook in the world with this apron. Great for the barbie, in the kitchen or simply wear it around the house for the extra ego boost!Features: Adjustable neck strap and tie-up waist straps One size fits most adults 100% thick cotton
Brain Training Game by Lagoon - 2
Available
Other Games

Brain Training Game by Lagoon

ISLBTG06
$17.95
This brain training game set featuring more than 100 puzzles; perfect for a cerebral workout and for players to test their intelligence against the clock. Great for players aged 10 onwards.
No Working During Drinking Hour Novelty Number Plate
Available
Number Plate

No Working During Drinking Hour Novelty Number Plate

HBNW001
$24.95
Novelty sign makes great conversation starter. Hang it with pride on your bar, garage, home or office's wall.Size: 37.0cm (W) x 13.0cm (L)Origin: Proudly Australian MadeNote: These plates are not meant to be attached to any motor vehicles used on roads.
Hang Over Pack
Available
Gag Gifts

Hangover Pack

MPHOP01
$12.95
Everyone has their own special hangover cure but nothing beats this hang over pack in its simplicity. Its a waterproof ice pack that will have your throbbing head soothed in no time. Makes a perfect gift for the hangover prone. A fun corporate gift for the workplace as it always gets a laugh!
Keep Calm and Call Grandpa Tin Sign
Available
Tin Sign

Keep Calm and Call Grandpa Tin Sign

DSKCCG04
$24.95
The perfect sign to hang in your garage or room. And it also shows how much you love grandpa. non-embossed flat sign made of lightweight aluminium pre-drilled - ready to hang. Great Father's Day gift for grandpa. Size: 23cm x 30cm
Keep Calm and Call Papa Tin Sign
Available
Tin Sign

Keep Calm and Call Papa Tin Sign

DSKCCP04
$21.95
All papa's are great and nothing says your the best than this Keep Calm and Call Papa sign. The perfect father's day gift. non-embossed flat sign made of lightweight aluminium pre-drilled - ready to hang. Great Father's Day gift for the man of the house. Size: 23cm x 30cm
Chess Set Drinking Game
  • On Sale / -$5.00
Available
Drinking Games

Chess Set Drinking Game

MPCSDG01
$34.95 $39.95
What's better than a game of chess with a worthy opponent and then pair it up with your favourite poison? There's 2 way to win this game though, either you knock them out the classic way or win by default by getting your opponent drunk. Size: 35cm x 35cm glass board.
Kangaroo Leather Belt by Adori Leather
Available
Adori Leather

Kangaroo Leather Belt by Adori Leather

Dropship
ALKLB001
$69.95
Sometimes when it comes to gift for men, the best gift is the most basic and pratical gift.This quality kangaroo leather belt's presented in a cool tin container. Buckles (available in two colours) are easily removed to adjust length. Ideal gift for the businessmen or for any formal occasions.  Size: 110cm (L) x 3cm (W)Fits : up to 40 inch waist
Warning! Man Cave - Enter At Your Own Risk Tin Sign - 1
Available
Tin Sign

Warning! Man Cave - Enter At Your Own Risk Tin Sign

DSWMC04
$24.95
Create your personal space with this metal sign.  Hang it with pride on your garage's wall.A great way to keep the women in your family out of your boundary. Origin: Proudly Australian Made- non embossed - Size: 30cm x 23cm
King of the Barbie Apron
Available
Aprons & Chef Hats

King of the Barbie Apron

Walk Tall Studios
WTSCBA001
$34.95
Defend your position in the backyard and assert your rightful place as chief of the BBQ with this the King of the Barbie apron. The King of the Barbie apron is a fantastic guy gift, perfect birthday, Christmas or Father's Day gift for the King of the Barbie in your household.
Keep Calm and Fish On Tin Sign
Available
Tin Sign

Keep Calm and Fish On Tin Sign

DSKCFO04
$24.95
A definite conversation starter as well as look great hanging in bedrooms, garages, bars, games room or where ever you want to hang them. non-embossed flat sign made of lightweight aluminium pre-drilled - ready to hang Size: 23cm x 30cm
Warning! Man Cave - It's 5 O'clock Somewhere Tin Sign
Available
Tin Sign

Warning! Man Cave - It's 5 O'clock Somewhere Tin Sign

DSWMC05
$24.95
Create your personal space with this metal sign. Hang it with pride on your garage's wall.It's 5 o'clock somewhere - What a great excuse to gulp down the beer in the fridge. Origin: Proudly Australian Made- non-embossed - Size:30cm x 20cm
King of the Barbie Chef Hat
Available
Aprons & Chef Hats

King of the Barbie Chef Hat

WTSCBA002
$24.95
Defend your position in the backyard and assert your rightful place as chief of the BBQ with this the King of the Barbie chef hat.  The King of the Barbie chef hat is a fantastic guy gift, perfect birthday, Christmas or Father's Day gift for the King of the Barbie in your household!
Warning! Man Cave - Life is a Game, Football is Serious Tin Sign
Available
Tin Sign

Warning! Man Cave - Life is a Game, Football is Serious Tin Sign

DSWMC06
$24.95
Create your personal space with this metal sign. Hang it with pride on your garage's wall.A great way to remind the women to stay out during the game because while life is a game, football is serious!Origin: Proudly Australian Made- non-embossed - Size:30cm x 20cm
Aussies Do It Better Apron
Available
Aprons & Chef Hats

Aussies Do It Better Apron

Walk Tall Studios
WTSADB001
$34.95
A great barbie apron all proud Aussies should have.Dimensions: 70cm wide x 85cm longFeatures: Adjustable neck strap and tie-up waist strapsSize: One size fits most adultsMaterial: 100% thick cotton
The Little Book of Naughty Games - 1
Available
Books

The Little Book of Naughty Games

PRBLBNG01
$17.95
Time for you and your partner to get hot under the collar with this cheeky collection of naughty games. Get frisky with games like Eurovision Strip Contest and Hussy Roulette, get down and dirty as you go Snogging for Apples and indulge in a little Sexpionage! There’s something for every sexual occasion. ISBN: 9781849536417Author: CAYMAN SADIEFormat:...
The Australian Lunch Box by Didgeridoonas
Available
Didgeridoonas

The Australian Lunch Box by Didgeridoonas

DAALB01
$59.95
Now you can bring your lunch to work in style. The Australian Lunch Box is the perfect size for a lunch pack, fruit and drink. Great for keeping school or work lunches cool in any weather. Capacity: 10 litres  Dimensions: 20.5cm (W) x14cm (D) x 29cm (H)
The Boss Apron
Available
Aprons & Chef Hats

The Boss Apron

Walk Tall Studios
WTSBA001
$34.95
Show everyone who is the boss with this funny apron. Great for the barbie, in the kitchen or simply wear it around the house for the extra ego boost!Features: 70cm wide x 85cm long Adjustable neck strap and tie-up waist straps One size fits most adults 100% thick cotton
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When it comes to finding the perfect birthday gift, there are a few things to keep in mind. The first is to think about the person's interests. What are they into? What do they like to do for fun? This will help you narrow down your options and come up with some good birthday present ideas.

How To Buy The Perfect Birthday Gift

Here are a few tips to help you determine the type of gift you should buy for someone's birthday and in case you don't find something on this page here are a few other categories to checkout: For Men, For Dad, For WomenFor MumFor Boys & For Girls.

How Big Is The Milestone: Is It A Major Birthday Event?

Milestone birthdays are considered something more significant than your annual birthdays. Something like a 16th, 18th, 21st, 25th, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th birthday would be more important.

The gifts you give should reflect this milestone. If it's a momentous occasion, then you might want to go all out and spend more on a gift. If it's not as significant, then you can save money by getting something less expensive.

Personality: Will A Practical Gift Be Appreciated?

Some people are very practical and would prefer a gift that is useful, such as a nice bottle opener, a new toolset, or even a nice apron if cooking is their thing. If you're not sure what the person would like, then a practical gift might be the best way to go. However, if they have a fun and witty personality you could be bolder with your presents. Some people love getting fun or novelty gifts. If you know the person well, you might be able to guess what they would like. Just make sure that the gift is something that the person will actually use otherwise it will end up as a gag gift that wouldn't be used often and most end up in a landfill.

Their Lifestyle: Are They Busy Or Do They Have Time For Hobbies?

A busy person might appreciate a gift that is geared towards their lifestyle. On the other hand, if the person has time for hobbies then they might appreciate something more creative or even a personalised gift.

Their Age: Does It Matter What The Person's Age Is?

Age isn't really a defining factor when it comes to finding a present. However, there are some things you might want to consider. For example, older people might appreciate gifts that are more sentimental and more suited to their current lifestyle. Whereas younger people might prefer something more fun and quirky.

In the end, it all comes down to thinking about what the person would like and what would be appropriate for them. It's not always easy to find the right gift, but it's definitely worth the effort. So take some time to think about what the person would like and you're sure to find something they'll love.

When it comes to finding the perfect birthday gift, taking the time to think about what the person might like is definitely worth your effort. Whether you go for a practical or sentimental gift, it's important to get something that the person will appreciate and use. Age isn't really a defining factor when it comes to picking out a birthday present, but you should consider the person's interests and lifestyle. So think about what the person would like and you're sure to find something they'll love!

Common Questions About Buying Birthday Gifts

How To Ask For Cash For Birthday Gift?

When it comes to asking for money instead of a birthday gift, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. The first is that the person you're asking should be someone that you're close to and that you know will be able to afford to give you money. It's also important to be upfront about why you're asking for money and what you plan to use it for. Another thing to keep in mind is that some people might not feel comfortable giving money as a gift. If this is the case, then you might want to consider asking for a gift card or even a specific item that you can use for your birthday.

How Much Should A Birthday Gift Cost?

There is no definitive answer when it comes to how much you should spend on someone's birthday present. It really depends on the relationship you have with the person, as well as their age and lifestyle. 

Here's some indication of how much you could spend. For kids birthdays usually between $20 - $30 would go a long way with toys or board games. For a close friend's birthday, you could go between $50 and $100 depending on how much can afford.

Is Money A Good Birthday Gift To Give Someone?

Giving money to someone if they didn't request it could sound unthoughtful and lazy. However, giving money these days is not such a bad gift. Not everyone wants the same board game they got last year. So giving money can be a great gift however we suggest doing some research beforehand. You can ask if they have a gift in mind or something they wanted to do? If the birthday boy or girl does not sound interested in a gift, or they could be struggling with cash, then giving money would be the wiser gift.