Australia Souvenirs: 10 Things to Buy

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Are you looking for Australia souvenirs? There are lots of fun and unique products to buy for yourself or bring home as gifts to friends and family.

Souvenirs are one of the best ways to tell your friends and family that you are thinking about them while traveling. And it’s also something that’s fun to buy for yourself as a memory from your trip.

So, do you want to find out what Australian gifts to buy? Then continue reading below, because here’s a list of the top 10 things to buy in Australia!


Tim Tams

Tim Tams are one of the most popular snacks in Australia. It’s two chocolate biscuits sandwiched together with a chocolate filling – then dipped into melted chocolate.

They’re really delicious and makes a great souvenir if you want something delicious to share with your friends and family back home.

You can buy Tim Tams at almost every supermarket in Australia.

Opal Jewelry

The Opal is the national gemstone of Australia, which makes it one of the most popular souvenirs in the country. Australia is covering 95% of the opals in the world.

Visit one of the many jewelry shops in Australia and pick out a jewelry piece that fits your style and taste.

If you have a loved one that you know really well when it comes to style, then this is one of the bst Australian gifts to buy!

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Yarra Valley Wine

If you’re visiting Melbourne you can make a day trip to Yarra Valley, which is a wine district in Australia. Here you can take a tour and do some wine tasting with both cheese and chocolates. After the tour, you can always buy a bottle or two to bring back home with you so you can share it with your friends and family!

Just make sure that you’re allowed to bring in alcohol to your country, and that you pack it well in your suitcase so it won’t break.

Boomerang – One of the most popular Australian gifts

The boomerang has been used for thousands of years in Australia by the aboriginal people as a hunting tool. A boomerang is thrown in the air (like you throw a frisbee), but unlike the frisbee, a boomerang returns to the place you’ve thrown it from.

A boomerang can be bought in most Australian gift shops.

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Aboriginal artwork – One of the most beautiful Australia souvenirs!

One of the best and most unique Australia souvenirs are aboriginal artwork. The aboriginal people of Australia have a rich artistic heritage, which has resulted in some really cool artwork. They use their art to tell stories about the land, animal, spiritual landscapes and plants – which you really can see in the art.

If you want to buy an original artwork, the prices start around 500 AUD and go up to thousands of dollars. If you want to buy something cheaper there are always prints that you can pick up in souvenir shops in Australia.

If you’re traveling to Sydney and are looking for original artwork pieces, make sure to visit the Aboriginal Art Galleries, which sell and display artworks from the aboriginal people.

Macadamia Nuts

Macadamia Nuts are my favorite nuts – they’re simply delicious and make a great snack. They are healthy, and thanks to its high-fat content, they can reduce cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart diseases.

Since the Macadamia nuts originate in Australia, they’re cheap to buy. It’s definitely one of the best and most delicious Australia souvenirs.

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Gold- & Silver Plated Eucalyptus Leaf Jewelry

Australia is home to several eucalyptus forests, especially around Sydney. The skeletons of the eucalyptus leaves are collected by Bush Art Australia and are then gold plated to become beautiful jewelry pieces.

They sell both necklaces, earrings, and brooches. The prices start from 25 AUD and upward.

If you want to shop some gold plated eucalyptus leaves jewelry, make sure to visit Bush Art Australia that operates at the Rocks Markets in Sydney from 10 am to 5 pm every Saturday and Sunday.

This is definitely one of the most unique Australian gifts to buy for someone who loves jewelry!

Vegemite

Vegemite is Australia’s most popular bread spread – every year 22 million jars are sold.

It’s a thick black spread for sandwiches, toasts, and cracker biscuits. It’s made from the leftover brewer’s yeast and is full of vitamin B. It can be bought in almost every supermarket in Australia.

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Bush tea

In the foothills of the Daintree Rainforest, Australian Bush Tea is grown. It’s a delicious Australian tea that any tea lover will enjoy.

You either can buy the regular black tea, or try the tea with wattleseed or lemon myrtle.

Invite your friends and family over and tell them all about your trip over a cup of Australian tea!

Didgeridoo

If you’re interested in music or know someone who is, then I’ve got a great Australia souvenir recommendation for you. A Didgeridoo is a 1500-year-old Aboriginal wind instrument that consists of a long wooden ”pipe” with a mouthpiece made of wax.

A traditional didgeridoo should be hollowed out by termites, but there are also factory-made didgeridoo’s that you can buy.

It might be a bit tricky to bring back home, but if you really want one or know someone who would love to have one of these, then it’s well worth the effort.

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Australia Souvenirs Online

If you didn’t have time to shop for Australia souvenirs or if you simply didn’t have any room in your suitcase, then I can tell you that you can order some great Australian souvenirs online.

You can actually buy a few Australian souvenirs online on Amazon. And these Aussie souvenirs include; Opal Jewelry, Boomerangs, Vegemite, and even didgeridoo’s.

You can also shop the gold and silver plated eucalyptus jewelry online HERE.


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