21 Unforgettable Gift Ideas For 21st Birthdays

The best gifts for a milestone birthday


Milestone birthdays are always a big deal. Especially for someone celebrating their coming of age. While 18 is technically the age at which you become an adult in Australia, you’re still a teenager. By age 21 you really start to get your adulting mojo going; you’ve left your teen years behind and it’s time to celebrate.


While an 18th is traditionally a party planned by the new adult’s parents, a 21st birthday party is a chance for mates to organise an epic party to celebrate their best friend turning 21. Make it an occasion to remember with friends, music, food, and the best present ever.


If you are celebrating someone’s 21st birthday and you want to get them a great gift to mark to the occasion, we have all the gift inspiration you need. Find the perfect present for a 21st birthday for men and women including traditional gifts, something sentimental, fun 21st birthday novelty gifts, drinkware, and those essential alcohol gifts to suit a 21st birthday party.


21 gift ideas for 21st birthdays


21st Blush Champagne Flute. A stunning Champagne flute is the quintessential 21st birthday gift for women. Don’t let her birthday pass by without it!


21st Blush Champagne Flute


21 & Having Fun Bottomless Glass. The perfect 21st birthday gift to bring to a party. Make it a night to remember with this fun novelty drinking glass.


21 & Having Fun Bottomless Glass


Veuve Clicquot Rosé with Ice Jacket. Celebrate their 21st with a bottle of the finest French Champagne. Best of all, your wine gift even comes in a stylish wine cooler that they’ll use again and again.


Veuve Clicquot Rose With Ice Jacket


The Sweet Epicure Hamper. Shopping for a birthday surprise for a sweet tooth? A hamper full of decadent treats is the best way to their heart on their 21st. Share the love and have it delivered in time for the party.


The Sweet Epicure Hamper


Prosecco Made Me Do It. Get the party started with 60 of the best sparkling wine cocktails for her 21st birthday party. This fun book is a guide to great cocktails with recipes and fun facts about Champagne.


Prosecco Made Me Do It


101 Drinking Games. The cocktails will get the party started, but the games will make it last all night. Enjoy these 101 hilarious drinking games. The perfect novelty gift for a 21st birthday party.


101 Drinking Games


Champagne Shot Glasses. Bar and drinkware gifts are great for a 21st birthday, especially as a gift to bring to a party along with a bottle of wine. These stylish shot glasses are just the thing to raise a glass and toast to turning 21.


Champagne Shot Glasses


Artisan Beer Glasses Set. For a bar gift with a difference, they’ll love this set of four unique artisan beer glasses: a stemmed beer glass, pilsner glass, lager glass, and a Belgian beer glass. The best 21st birthday gift for a beer lover.


Artisan Beer Glasses Set


Gold Liberty Earrings with Crystals From Swarovski®. Mark the occasion with something unique. Gold and diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Get her something that sparkles with this stunning jewellery gift perfect for a 21st birthday.


Gold Liberty Earrings With Crystals From Swarovski®


Sheridan Elorah Silk Eye Mask. If she needs her beauty sleep now that she’s reached the ripe old age of 21, she’ll sleep in style with a luxurious silk eye mask.


Sheridan Elorah Silk Eye Mask


OOZOO Vintage Black Sand Leather Watch. A classic timepiece is a gorgeous gift idea for a 21st birthday. This gender neutral leather watch would look great for guys or girls.


OOZOO Vintage Black Sand Leather Watch


Personalised Deco Monogram Cufflinks. Celebrate their 21st birthday with a classic gift. Stylish, modern cufflinks give a nod to the best traditional gifts for a gentleman on his 21st.


Personalised Deco Monogram Cufflinks


Moët & Chandon Vintage Gift Pack. Raise a glass (or two or three) and toast to the birthday boy or girl with a gift pack of premium Grand Vintage Champagne. A luxury gift for someone special.


Moët & Chandon Vintage Gift Pack


Jurlique Handcream & Moët Hamper. With skin care, beauty products, and Champagne, this gorgeous pampering women’s gift hamper is perfect for a 21st birthday gift.


Jurlique Handcream & Moët Hamper


Brown Leather Toiletries Bag with Personalised Monogram. This is a stylish and practical 21st birthday gift for guys. Great for storing toiletries for travel or to use at the gym.


Brown Leather Toiletries Bag With Personalised Monogram


Personalised Black Leather Billfold Wallet. A leather wallet is a wonderful, traditional 21st birthday gift for men that also suits women. In classic black, this wallet is perfect for both men and women.


Personalised Black Leather Billfold Wallet


Beers Of Australia Hamper. They’ll love the chance to try a selection of Australia’s best beers from artisan brewers. Plus, beer nuts and beef jerky presented in a cool beer crate gift box.


Beers Of Australia Hamper


Deluxe Ciders Hamper. If you’re buying for someone who loves a chilled cider, they can celebrate turning 21 with the best ciders from Australia and New Zealand.


Deluxe Ciders Hamper


Corona Beer Hamper. A great party hamper pairing your favourite beer with yummy snacks. What could be more relevant for someone turning 21 in 2020: The Year of Corona?


Corona Beer Hamper


Escape Room 2 Players. Do something fun together with your best friend for their 21st with a shared experience gift. There are Escape Room challenges in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth.


Escape Room 2 Players, SYD/MEL/PER


Tandem Skydive Adventure. Would they really be brave enough to jump out of a plane? Skydiving is hands-down the best gift for a 21st birthday for an adrenaline junkie


Skydiving Experience


You’ll find what you’re looking for at Gifts Australia


Still wondering what do you give for a 21st birthday? We have an entire selection of great gift ideas for a 21st birthday. Browse our range of gifts for men or our most popular gifts for women for more great ideas. You’ll find something for everyone. Trust Gifts Australia to know exactly what your soon-to-be 21-year-old will love for their birthday present. Don’t forget to add a personalised gift card when you shop online for a memorable gift to celebrate their coming of age.


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