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Stuck on how to spend Mother’s Day? Here are 20 things to do with your mum this year

For most mums out there, it often feels almost impossible to get a day, let alone a moment, to yourself. In-between the never-ending list of 'mum duties' and everyday chaos, 'me time' seems non-existent. That's why when Mother's Day rolls around, sometimes the best thing you can do is spoil your mum with a day in – or out – depending on what she fancies. For a foolproof list of recommendations of things to do this Mother's Day, simply look no further.

Here, our guide of things to do this Mother's Day is sure to provide a solution to your planning woes; regardless of your mum's needs and wants. From indulgent spa and therapy treatments, to luxury perfume experiences, off-the-grid retreats and of course, plenty of delicious food and drink to see you through the day's festivities. We guarantee this will earn your brownie points.


Go off-the-grid at Eden Health Retreat


Appertivo Hour at CicciaBella – stay for dinner and dessert

A trip to Pooley Wines


An afternoon at Vegetarian Wine Bar, Mister Percy 


Indulge in 'r&r' with a Float Therapy Treatment


Road trip to the Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs

Brow treatments at Lana Tarek Brows



A day at Halcyon House Spa 



Flower arranging classes



A picnic at Mount Lofty Gardens



Drinks and oysters at Madalena's



Have a 'deep and meaningful' with ReFlex – mum's love to chat



Walk the trail to Booroomba Rocks in Namadgi National Park



Surprise her with a custom creative class



Discover her signature scent at Le Labo



Brunch De La Fête Des Mères with Out in the Paddock



Experience the ultimate wellness escape at Elements of Byron



Treat your mum to a home-cooked meal with some help from Yotam Ottolenghi




Settle in for a movie day – or night – Diane Keaton films only



Finish off the day back in bed – comfy pyjamas mandatory


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