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19 Awesome 80th Birthday Present Ideas

80th birthday presents ideas are perfect when you need to buy a present for Mum, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa or that special aunt or uncle as they turn 80. If you know someone turning eighty, we have you covered with 80th birthday present ideas for men and women. You know you need to find a special gift.

When someone turns 80 that means they’re an octogenarian. But more than that, it means they have a lifetime of experiences and memories to look back on. On a first birthday, we often look forward to the years ahead. While at 80 we still look forward to the relaxing years of retirement ahead, we also look back fondly on the years we have enjoyed.

Yet it is often difficult to think of 80th birthday present ideas. Having already celebrated seventy-nine birthdays previously, they’ve already received every possible gift. That’s why we aren’t presenting you with another boring gift guide filled with photo frames, socks, and woollen sweaters. If you’re going to find original 80th birthday present ideas, you’re going to need some truly unique gifts.

So forget the safe gift of a sweater. Ignore the expected photo frame. And buy something fun and unique. Why? Because we know to stand out after 80 years of receiving gifts it has to something truly different. A lovely pair of slippers just doesn’t cut it for 80th birthday present ideas.

I know it can be difficult for you. Often the older someone gets the harder it becomes to buy them a present. But that’s why we’re here with a range of truly original gifts – so you can find an epic gift for him or gift for her for their 80th birthday.

Below is an awesome list of presents that are thoughtful, funny, practical and simply the best 80th birthday present ideas. But there’s no need to stress over which 80th birthday present you choose. No matter what you choose you know they’ll love your present because it’s from you.

Amazing 80th Birthday Present Ideas

1. Superman Grey Plaid Italian Silk Tie | DC Comics

Superman Grey Plaid Italian Silk Tie | DC Comics - 80th birthday presents

Here’s a super 80th birthday present ideas for the man of the hour. He’s outlasted many supermen over the years, so reward him with his own piece of superman memorabilia? And you know he’s a collar and silk tie super man because he’s always been super stylish.

$89.99

 

2. Keep Calm You’re Only 80

Keep Calm You're Only 80 - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

Hey, let’s keep things in perspective, they may have turned 80 but there’s plenty of miles left in the tank. Get them this awesome book for their 80th birthday and you’ll hear them quietly chuckling from the comfort of their armchair.

$17.99

 

3. “The Indianapolis” Spindizzy Race Car Model

“The Indianapolis” Spindizzy Race Car Model - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

They’re approaching vintage category, but like any timeless classic they’ll never go out of style. Remind them of the era when spindizzies roared into their lives by giving them this famous Indianapolis race car for their 80th birthday. You’ll hear all about the charm of yesteryear as the memories come flooding back

$199.00

 

4. London Clock Company Wooden Blokk Alarm Clock

London Clock Company Wooden Blokk Alarm Clock - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

At 80 they’re like a reliable time piece, seamlessly ticking over. And they don’t want to miss a minute of the action. This stylish Scandinavian clock makes a wonderful birthday present and a classy addition to the bedside table.

$49.99

 

5. Sparq Whiskey Granite Ball & Glass Set

Sparq Whiskey Granite Ball & Glass Set - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

Here’s the perfect present for the 80 year old who loves nothing more than a wee dram of whiskey. Pop the granite ball in the freezer until it’s icy cold, then straight into the glass and smother with their favourite drop. Cheers!

$55.99

 

6. Happy Birthday Chocolate Bar

Happy Birthday Chocolate Bar - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

It doesn’t matter if you’re 8 or 80, everybody loves chocolate to celebrate a birthday.And as they unwrap their treat, remind them that they’re just as sweet.

$8.99

 

7. Star Wars Yoda Musical Coffee Mug

Star Wars Yoda Musical Coffee Mug - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

At 80 they love a heart starter in the morning, so a Star Wars coffee mug is a great 80th birthday present. And on their card let them know, that “the force” is still with them.

$19.99

 

8. Older, Wiser… Sexier – Hard Cover Books

Older, Wiser... Sexier - Hard Cover Books - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

Grandma or Grandpa have a great sense of humour so they’ll love this wickedly clever book full of hilarious stories. However, just restrict them to older and wiser when they start sharing their own tales.

$16.99

 

9. Things To Do Now That You’re… Retired

Things To Do Now That You're... Retired - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

Bucket lists are a great source of inspiration and just because they’ve turned 80 it doesn’t mean they want to slow down. Give them this book, as a birthday present, filled with 600 ideas on how to live life to the fullest.

$14.99

 

10. Doctor Who Tardis Sculpted Ceramic Mug

Doctor Who Tardis Sculpted Ceramic Mug - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

Dr Who first hit the television screens in 1963 so your 80 year old will well and truly have grown up with the Doctor, the Tardis and the Daleks. Give them this cool coffee mug for their birthday and like the time machine, it’ll bring back memories from yesteryear.

$29.99

 

11. Nautical Anchor Candle | SunnyLife

Nautical Anchor Candle | SunnyLife - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

If Grandpas an old salt or Grandma loves styling her home with a beach theme then they’ll love this anchor candle. They can light it, relax and as the sun sets over the yardarm sip the sailor’s favourite tipple.

$19.99

 

12. Venetian Glass Marble Solitaire Game

Venetian Glass Marble Solitaire Game - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

This is a truly stylish 80th birthday present. Handblown Venetian marbles set atop a solid ebony hardwood game board make this both an elegant table piece and hours of entertainment.

$149.99

 

13. Game Of Gnomes – Garden Gnome

Game Of Gnomes - Garden Gnome - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

They may have hit 80 but that doesn’t mean they’re not up to date with modern phenomena. They’re right up with Game of Thrones and will love to receive  a garden gnome to protect anything south of their wall, including precious plants and veggies.

$37.99

 

14. Grampa Simpson’s Guide To Aging | The Simpsons Hardcover Book

Grampa Simpson’s Guide To Aging | The Simpsons Hardcover Book - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

As an 80 years old they know you’re never too old to learn. Give them Grandpa Simpson’s Guide as an 80th birthday present and they’ll get plenty of belly laughs from his witticisms, bucket list ideas and inspirations for a classic tombstone.

$24.99

 

15. 1970s Retro Style Trim Telephone

1970s Retro Style Trim Telephone - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

You’ve heard Grandma and Grandpa cursing mobile phones and their tiny keyboards. Too small for their eyesight and too touchy for ageing fingers. Give them this retro phone as an 80th birthday present and they’ll be thrilled to return to the “good old days”.

$89.99

 

16. Happy Pills: Daily Inspirational Messages

Happy Pills: Daily Inspirational Messages - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

At 80 they’ll love this jar of happy pills which gives them an inspirational message every day for a month. Along with a pill for their arthritis, or blood pressure or cholesterol they can take a pill that gives an instant boost for a happy mind.

$25.99

 

17. The Zimmer Inflatable Walking Frame

The Zimmer Inflatable Walking Frame - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

This is a great tongue in cheek present to give an active 80 year old for their birthday. They don’t need one yet so they’ll roar with laughter when you present them with an inflatable frame. But watch out for a tap from their cane.

$26.99

 

18. Sausage Dog Dachshund Bookends | Set of 2

Sausage Dog Dachshund Bookends | Set of 2 - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

If Grandma or Grandpa loved dogs, particularly sausage dogs then they’ll love receiving these bookends. As obedient as man’s best friend, they make a cute decorative shelf piece and neatly bring order to all their books.

$39.99

 

19. Automatic Hand Bag Light | SOI

Automatic Hand Bag Light | SOI - 80th Birthday Present Ideas

Grandma will really appreciate this handbag light for her 80th birthday. After years and years of fumbling in the dark for keys,phone or pen from her handbag this bright idea has finally solved the problem.

$49.99

 

WANT MORE AWESOME 80th BIRTHDAY PRESENT IDEAS?

Turning 80 is quite an achievement, so it’s only fitting that you mark the occasion with a really special gift. Select a birthday present from the range above and you’re making a statement about how important they have been to you.

And these presents are even sold right here in Australia. Whether you’re In Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane or Hobart so you can receive your gifts for 80 year olds quickly. 

 

 

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