10 great ideas for showing your Mum she's the best Mum

Mother’s Day is this weekend and we all know the struggle of finding the perfect gift. Sometimes however, the best way of saying thank you isn’t through the most expensive perfume but the time spent and memories made. So whether you want to treat your mum to a champagne breakfast, a day at the spa or a decadent Mother’s Day dinner, we have you covered with the top ten things to treat your mum for Mother’s Day this year:


1. High Tea at room81, Sofitel

Join the room81 team for tantalising morsels of Chef Sam Moore’s creation with music by classical harpist Margaret Curtis. Starting from 12pm, enjoy a glass of bubbles and spoil your mother with an unforgettable experience in room81, a high tea like no other. To book and for more information click room81.

Where: 81 Surf Pde., Broadbeach

Cost: Starting from $75 pp.


2. Ocean Day Spa & Salon

Treat your mum to a day at the spa, what better way to say I love you? Ocean Day Spa & Salon in Surfers Paradise offer different Mother’s Day packages including a hot stone massage, ocean ritual facial, anti-wrinkle corrective mask, hand and foot exfoliation and hydration treatment, chocolates and sparkling wine.

For a full pricelist click here.

Where: 22 View Ave, Surfers Paradise

Cost: Starting from $199


3. Sparrow Eating House

Don’t miss out on a table for lunch/dinner at Sparrow Eating House in Nobby Beach. For $39 per person indulge in all the favourite Sparrow dishes including dessert and a free glass of bubbles. Our all-time favourites are the stuffed tempura zucchini flowers with truffled ricotta and pumpkin, or the absolute delicious banoffee jaffle with salted caramel sauce. To book go to Sparrow Eating House.

Where: 2/32 Lavarack Rd, Nobby Beach

Cost: $39 pp.


4. Jupiters Hotel & Casino

Jupiter’s is all about spoiling your Mum this Mother’s Day. Whether you want to treat Mum to a delicious frittata for breakfast at Garden Kitchen & Bar, a Mother’s Day themed buffet lunch at Food Fantasy (including a glass of sparkling) or dinner at Cucina Vivo featuring many of your favourite dishes, Jupiters is the place to be! For more information go to Jupiters Mother’s Day.

Where: Broadbeach Island, Broadbeach.

Cost: Starting from $18 pp.


5. Mother’s Day Classic

For all the active Mums out there we’ve got the perfect activity this Sunday. The annual Mother’s Day Classic is a charity run to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research. You can choose between a 4km or 8km track from Broadbeach to Nobby Beach. Included are lots of extra activities and food stands for the whole family. For entry details click here.

Where: Pratten Park, Broadbeach


6. Hot Air Balloon

Do something different this Mother’s Day and take Mum for a hot air balloon ride and champagne breakfast at O’Reilleys Vineyard. The breathtaking views will surely be something Mum will not forget. Tickets are all inclusive, book a table for the family, a balloon basket or just go and see the fleet of balloons take off. 

To book click here.

Where: 23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise

Cost: Starting from $280 pp.


7. Glenelg Public House

To round up the perfect day book a table at Glenelg Public House for a full a la carte menu and treat your mum to steak and wine. But don’t worry, the team at Glenelg also offer gluten free and vegetarian options. Recommended are the pan roasted gnocchi with truffled cream and mushrooms or the lemon tarte.

To check out their menu or make a booking go to Glenelg Public House.

Where: Glenelg Ave, Mermaid Beach

Cost: Starting at $25


8. High Tea at Waves Buffet Restaurant

Mum’s the word this Mother’s Day at Waves Buffet Restaurant. Indulge in a sumptuous high tea buffet with a glass of Mum Champagne, balloons and face painting to keep the kids occupied.

For bookings visit Waves Buffet Restaurant.

Where: 3032 Surfers Paradise Blvd., Surfers Paradise

Cost: Starting from $59 pp.


9. Craft Extravaganza Mother’s Day Fair

The Craft Extravaganza Mother’s Day Fair is for all the crafty mums out there. Held on Mount Tamborine, the bi-annual fair is a three day show featuring the handmade work of 50 local and South East Queensland craft persons including rag dolls, bears, pottery and many more. 

All funds raised go towards Tamborine Mountain Rural Fire Brigade. For more information visit The Craft Extravaganza.

Where: 1 Knoll Rd., North Tamborine


10. Champagne Breakfast at Surfers Paradise RSL

For a more casual setting bring mum into Surfers RSL on Sunday from 7.30am -10.30am and she will enjoy a $10 Breakfast including a complimentary glass of champagne. While you’re in Surfers why not take mum and head to Surfers Paradise LIVE afterwards for some live music and entertainment.

For more details go to Surfers RSL.

Where: Level 1, 9 Beach Rd., Surfers Paradise

Cost: $10 pp.

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By Louisa Ingelheim