Experience gifts are great for those who seem to have everything.  If you’re struggling to buy gifts for your friends and loved ones, there’s a variety of different experiences that will suit them.  Here are our Top 15 Experience Day Gifts below for you to browse through. If you still can’t find anything after reading this list, don’t worry; send us an email or leave us a message in the comments below and we’d be happy to help you find something!

1
VR Indoor Skydiving Experience£77

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What It Is:
An indoor skydiving experience for one or two people which uses a simulator and a virtual reality headset.

The use of the Virtual Reality headset means that you can choose where your destination skydive will take place.  It could be California, Hawaii or even Dubai! Who needs to leave the country to skydive, when you can do this instead? 

Perfect For: Adults Kids Him Her Thrill Seekers

 

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2
Boeing 737 Simulator Experience£99

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What It Is:
A 45 minute simulation experience flying a big plane with a professional instructor.

In this experience, you will get to feel the joy of flying a Boeing 737 complete with take-off and landing. You even get to choose what airports you would like to fly to which is pretty cool!  Not only do you get to choose the destination but you can also choose the weather conditions…

Perfect For: Adults Kids 12+ Him Her

 

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3
Luxury Red Wine And Cheese Tasting For Two£89 (save 69%)

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What It Is:
Sample 6 generous red wine samples, paired with the some of the finest cheeses.

If you know a couple of wine enthusiasts, well this would be on of the best experience day gifts you could get them! You get the chance to taste 6 exclusive red wines which are paired up with fine cheeses to complement the flavour. And along with this you get a lesson from a wine connoisseur who will help you learn more about luxury wines 😀

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Couples Wine Enthusiasts

 

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4
Hot Air Balloon Experience£260

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What It Is:
A 60 minute hot air balloon ride for two that takes place on a weekday sunrise.

Now this is one of the most romantic experience days you could get someone.  I think this would be perfect for anniversary gifts, or even Valentines day gifts.  If you’ve got a loved one and you’re looking to take their breath away, this will certainly do that! This is one of the best experiences for couples we’ve found.

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Couples

 

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5
Survival And Bushcraft Experience£215

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What It Is:
A weekend experience learning how to survive the outdoors for one person.

This is a great learning experience for those who like an adventure.  You will learn some fantastic survival skills from this course including how to forage for edible plants and catch your own food.  Additionally you’ll be sleeping in the shelter that you’ve made for yourself! This is one of the best experience gifts for outdoor lovers and adventurers!  

Perfect For: Adults Him Her

 

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6
Molecular Cocktail Cooking Experience for Two at ABQ London£70.00

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What It Is:
A chance to make your own molecular cocktails using chemistry techniques.

Molecular mixology gives you the chance to use science to create new flavours and even textures to your cocktail. Usually you can go to a bar where you can simply purchase these drinks. This particular experience allows you to learn and make your own. This is a really cool experience gift for someone interested in science and or alcohol!

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Couples

 

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7
Introductory Cookery Masterclass at The Smart School of Cookery for Two£79.00 (60% Discount)

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What It Is:
A cooking class with a professional chef for 2 hours where you can pick the choice of theme prior to the class itself.

If you’re looking for gifts for a foodie, this would be one of the most useful experience day gifts you could offer them. Not to mention fun especially if cooking is their thing! For this lesson get to learn how to create and cook a themed course. Perfect for crafting back in your own kitchen 😀

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Couples

 

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8
Overnight Stays For Couples£69.99

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What It Is:
An overnight getaway gift box with 290 places to choose from for two people.

If you’re looking for gift experiences for couples this is a really nice idea.  With plenty of options to choose from, this takes the pressure off choosing a place yourself as you can leave it up to them to decide.  But it still gives them the opportunity to get away, and certainly makes for one of the better gift ideas for two available!

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Couples

 

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9
Silverstone Driving Circuit Experience£99

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What It Is:
A thrilling 15 minute drive on the world famous Silverstone racing track for one.

You have the option of driving a single seater which will get you into the F1 spirit.  Or you can choose between driving an Aston Martin or a Ferrari. You will have an instructor to guide you so that you can get the most out of this adrenaline pumping experience and is guaranteed to be one of the best activity days out you can get for a car lover!

Perfect For: Adults Him Her

 

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10
Experiences For Him/Her£49.99

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What It Is:
Choice of different experience gifts for men/women valid for 2 years.

This is great if you’re looking for men’s gift experiences. There’s up to 1820 experience gifts for him to choose from.  This is great for a man in your life when you have no idea what to get him. There’s everything from adventure experiences to pampering ones. Let him choose 🙂 There’s also a female version of this awesome gift. Both are linked below.

Perfect For: Adults Him Her

 

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11
Big Cat Encounter£199.99

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What It Is:
A guided tour of a big cat sanctuary with an opportunity to hand feed a big cat.

This is one of those once in a lifetime experiences for a big cat lover.  And this has to be one of my favourite experience gifts on here! Imagine coming up close with these majestic creatures.  And the money goes towards helping these beautiful animals so it’s not just a great experience, but it goes towards a great cause.  Additionally it would be one of the most fun days out for adults!

Perfect For: Adults Him Her

 

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12
B Bakery Vintage Afternoon Tea Bus Tour for Two£110.00

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What It Is:
Enjoy a tour of London on a vintage double decker bus all whilst being served afternoon tea.

Have you ever wanted to travel London in style and wanted to enjoy tasty snacks? Well now you can with this two in one package. If you know an afternoon tea lover, they’ll love this experience day gift idea. It’s unusual which will definitely make this a gift to remember 😀 The tour will take roughly 1 hour 30 minutes, the time varies based on traffic at the time.

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Couples

 

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13
Fawlty Towers Dinner Experience For Two£140

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What It Is:
An immersive theatre comedy experience for two with a 3 course meal.

Any fan of the hilarious Fawlty Towers is going to love this experience. Only about a third of the night is scripted, and the rest is improvised which means no two nights are ever the same.  This is great if you’re looking to do something outside of the norm with your loved one! If you’re looking for theatre experiences, this is certainly a unique one.

Perfect For: Adults Him Her

 

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14
Harry Potter Studio Tour With Afternoon Tea£122

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What It Is:
A walking tour of the Harry Potter studio with Afternoon Tea at Mercure Hunton Park for two.  

Fans of Harry Potter will absolutely love this studio tour, it’s utterly magical.  You have the opportunity to check out movie props and even have a taste of butterbeer! This is all topped off with a lovely afternoon tea to calm your excitement. If you’re looking for movie experiences, this is just great for Potterheads. As a side note, if you know a Harry Potter fan and this peaks your interest, be sure to check out our Top Harry Potter Gifts here.

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Kids

 

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15
Luxury Chocolate Making£80

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What It Is:
A chocolate making experience for 2.

Let’s face it, you can’t get any better than experience gifts that involve chocolate!  Make your own boozy chocolate cocktail, as well as decorate, flavour and taste different chocolates.  This is a great experience gift idea for Christmas, as well as a great day out in general!

Perfect For: Adults Him Her

 

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Honourable Mentions

The following experiences didn't make it into our Top 15 picks, but we think they're still worth a mention...

Zombie Survival Experience£99

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What It Is:
3 hour zombie apocalypse experience in an “abandoned site” for one person.

Your mission is to contain the zombies to the site to stop the zombie virus from reaching the outside world.  This requires you to work as a team, so that you can defend yourselves against the oncoming threat! Do you think you and your loved ones have what it takes? This is one of the best zombie experience gifts you could get and would make an excellent day out!

Perfect For: Adults Him Her

 

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Ice Bar Experience with Cocktails for Two£50.00

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What It Is:
A 40 minute visit to a bar made of ice for two with a shot and choice of cocktail.

This is the UK’s only permanent ice bar, it’s made up of numerous ice sculptures. You can enjoy a 40 minute experience in the bar. This experience allows you to try a shot from shot glasses made from ice, as well as your choice of cocktail. That’ll be sure to warm you up!

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Couples

 

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Skyline Views and The Slide at The ArcelorMittal Orbit for Two with a Bottle of Prosecco£49 (20% Discount)

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What It Is:
A chance to visit the Skyline Views and The Slide at the ArcelorMittal Orbit for two people with a bottle of Prosecco.

ArcelorMittal Orbit is the largest sculpture in the UK, reaching a staggering 114.5 metres. The slide itself is the longest tunnel slide in the world at 178 metres long. This is one of the coolest gifts you could get for an adrenaline junkie! You can reach speeds of up to 15 mph dropping through this thing… And once you’ve finished, you can enjoy a nice bottle of prosecco to calm your nerves! 😀

Perfect For: Adults Him Her

 

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Parachute Jump£245

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What It Is:
1 to 2 day course offering intensive parachute training for one person.

If you’re looking for exhilarating experience day gifts, well this is certainly one of them!  There are some height and weight restrictions included with this so please make sure to read fully what is required via the link below before purchasing.

Perfect For: Adults Him Her

 

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Dolphin And Whale Watching£85

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What It Is:
A guided 3 hour boat trip for 2 in Cornwall to view dolphins and whales.

If you’re looking for experience day gifts to wow your nature loving friends and family this is a great idea.  An opportunity to view these animals in their natural habitat. However please be aware that specific sightings cannot be guaranteed, but you will still be sure to have an informative trip and still be able to view other marine life.

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Kids 6+

 

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Go Ape Adventure For Two£66

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What It Is:
An approximately 2 to 3 hour tree top obstacle course.

Go Ape is an outdoor forest adventure. You take to the tree tops to complete obstacle courses in the safest way possible whilst having the utmost fun. The course varies depending on the location you choose. There’s climbing, swinging AND zip lining! If you’re looking for an adrenaline boost experience, this will get your blood pumping 😀

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Kids 16+

 

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Family Photoshoot Experience£45

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What It Is:
A family photo experience for up to 10 people.

This would make such a thoughtful gift idea for a new family. With this experience, the family can get together with a professional photographer and have their portrait taken. The package offers the session with the photographer as well as a complimentary 10×8 inch print.

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Families

 

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Falconry Taster For Two£39 (50% Discount)

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What It Is:
A 3 hour Falconry experience with professional handler, with a chance to handle a bird of prey yourself.

If you’re looking for gifts for a bird lover, this could very well beat them all! This fantastic experience gives you the chance to not only learn about the stunning creature, but you also have the chance to handle one of them yourself. You’ll see flying displays, and learn from a qualified bird of prey handler.

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Bird Enthusiasts

 

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Theatre Lover's Choice With Dinner For Two £155

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What It Is:
Two tickets to see a West End show of your choice, with a 2 course dinner prior to the show.

Are you struggling to buy for your theatre enthused loved ones? Well this could be just the ticket! If you really want to treat your loved one to a show but aren’t sure what they’d like, then this is perfect. With this package, they can be the one to choose which show you get to see 🙂 And not only that, but you get to enjoy a pre-show meal as well!

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Theatre Lovers

 

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Go Karting For Two £97

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What It Is:
An approximately 1 to 2 hour go karting experience for 2.

Go karting is a really fun experience! Who doesn’t want to face off against their friend in a fast paced go kart race for nearly 2 hours? How else will you know who’s the best? Each location has different features on their tracks so make sure to do your research before booking this so that you get the most out of this great experience package!

Perfect For: Adults Him Her

 

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Flight In A WWII Spitfire£2750

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What It Is:
A once in a lifetime chance to experience riding as a passenger in one of only 53 airworthy Spitfire aircrafts in the world!

This experience allows for a 30 minute passenger ride in an iconic WWII Spitfire. A truly unique experience that offers stunning views with a current or ex-RAF pilot. Your family and friends are free to watch you soar into the air too with this package. This experience gives you the chance to make some unforgettable memories.

Perfect For: Adults Him Her

 

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Doctor Who Walking Tour For Two £24

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What It Is:
A guided 2 hour 30 minute street tour of London taking in sites that were filmed for the sci-fi show Doctor Who.

A great experience gift for a Doctor Who fan! This tour gives them a chance to checkout different sites where parts of the show were filmed over it’s 50 year run. Not only will you get to learn fun trivia, but there will also be opportunities to photograph these places. Get your walking boots ready for a fun and informative walk! 😀

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Kids 3+

 

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Segway Adventure for Two£70.00

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What It Is:
This is a 60 minute segway experience for two with training and photos.

Do you know someone who’s always wanted to try riding a segway? Well they can with this fantastic experience 😀 Zoom your way into adventure with these, you’ll get instructor time as well as some free time to explore. If you’re going with friends, try to resist the temptation to knock them off it.

Perfect For: Adults Him Her Couples Friends

 

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Still Stuck?

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