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

Mother's Day things to do

As a person typically juggling many hats and day-to-day tasks, it can sometimes feel like mother's have no time to themselves at the end of a busy week. In-between the never-ending list of 'mum duties' and everyday chaos, a designated time for herself seems non-existent, perhaps event a tad preposterous. 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 weekends spend in wine country, paint-and-sip experiences and of course, plenty of delicious food and drink to see you through the day's festivities before unwinding in some comfortable, stylish loungewear. We guarantee this will earn your brownie points and make you the favourite child.

Enjoy a winery day spa experience at Longview Vineyard

Mother's Day things to do

Book a Hamper in The Hills experience

Mother's Day things to do


A weekend in the Hunter Valley 

Mother's Day things to do


Enjoy lunch at the Appollo Sydney


A Rosella-themed paint and sip class

Mother's Day things to do

A weekend in the Margaret River region

Mother's Day things to do

Stay at the Callile Hotel

Mother's Day things to do


A Tarantino Movie Day for the mother who digs her films


A picnic at Mount Lofty Gardens

An at-home pamper session

Visit the Open Horizons exhibition at the Melbourne Museum

A High Tea cruise along Sydney Harbour

A cocktail and dumpling making class 

Mother's Day things to do


Take in the sunset down by the sea


A wholesome family meal at home, cooked by the kids

Floristry arranging class

Walk the trail to Booroomba Rocks in Namadgi National Park

Finish the day at home, relaxing in some chic loungewear