60th Birthday Present Ideas — 18 Awesome Choices!

60th birthday present ideas are difficult to find. By the time someone is turning 60, they’ve already received over hundreds of shirts, 700+ bottles of wine, and 30,000 socks. 60th birthday present ideas are hard to find when they’ve received every practical present.

But does finding 60th birthday presents have to be so hard?

We don’t think so. Here’s a classic range of 60th birthday present ideas for the family member or friend turning 60. Some are touching, some are challenging, some are practical and some are just downright fun.No matter what you choose you can be assured it’ll be appreciated.

60th Birthday Present Ideas For Aussies

1. A Chart About Nothing – Seinfeld Characters Poster

A Chart About Nothing - Seinfeld Characters Poster - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

60’s certainly not a nothing birthday, so this pool room poster makes the perfect gift. What a talking point it’ll be at casual gatherings where everyone can reminisce about their favourite characters, quotes and episodes. Put this present idea, “in the vault”.

$29.99

 

2. Air Still Spirits Mini Home Distillery Kit

Air Still Spirits Mini Home Distillery Kit - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

At 60 they’ve got the time to develop a few new skills. Give them this distillery kit for their birthday and they’ll become a master at distilling spirits, water or oil. All that’s needed is electricity and it can be used at home or on road trips.

$349.99

 

3. Kombi Campervan Mug

Kombi Campervan Mug - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

Now here’s a real travelling mug. This Kombi Campervan Mug makes a great 60th birthday present and a classic addition to the campervan as a reminder of when road trips were a little more rough and tumble.

$19.99

4. After Dinner Trivia Game

After Dinner Trivia Game - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

You’ve just finished a sumptuous dinner with friends but the night’s only just begun. Bring out the coffee, the port and let the trivia begin. Everyone loves testing their smarts, and it’s amazing how much trivial knowledge can be accumulated in 60 years.

$34.99

 

5. Eggling Crack & Grow Planter Kit

Eggling Crack & Grow Planter Kit - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

This kit makes a great birthday gift for the friend or family member turning 60 who loves cultivating plants. Crack it just like an egg, give it water and plenty of sun, then enjoy watching it grow before relocating it to the garden.

$24.99

 

6. Your Age And Proud Of It Books

Your Age And Proud Of It Books - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

Here’s an awesome book for someone who’s having a 60th birthday, but is a little wary of the milestone. Make them a present of this book and they’ll soon be convinced they’re about to start the best time of their life.

$20.99

 

7. Sausage Dog Dachshund Bookends | Set of 2

Sausage Dog Dachshund Bookends | Set of 2 - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

These dachshund bookends make a great 60th birthday gift for someone who loves dogs and dog memorabilia. And just like the real thing they’ll be a true and loyal friend by keeping their library shelf ordered and tidy.

$39.99

 

8. Classic Games Compendium

Classic Games Compendium - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

60 year olds again have the time to play the classic games they once loved. Chess, Dominoes, draughts, backgammon and pick up sticks are the board games that’ll never leave them bored.

$21.99

 

9. Camera Lens Coffee Mug

Camera Lens Coffee Mug - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

If you’ve got a photographer having their 60th birthday, then they’ll love having their coffee shot in this realistic DSLR camera lens mug. So now’s the time to focus and snap up this gift.

$26.99

 

10. Enjoy Scented Flameless Classic Wax Candles

Enjoy Scented Flameless Classic Wax Candles - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

Here’s a lovely, thoughtful 60th birthday present. With these scented candles they can create a soothing, relaxing atmosphere without the mess of wax or the worry of an errant flame.

$32.99

 

11. Tabletop Entertainment Card Games

Tabletop Entertainment Card Games - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

The 8 different genres of games ensure there’s great entertainment value for the whole family. Give this to Grandma or Grandpa for their 60th birthday and they’ll never be at a loss for fun, whether with the grandkids, the whole tribe or just a quiet hand between the two of them.

$7.99

 

12. 100 Things To Do Before You Die Poster

100 Things To Do Before You Die Poster - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

At 60 they’ve still got a lot of living to do. Give them this poster for their 60th birthday and it’ll be a daily reminder that life’s there for the taking.

$49.99

 

13. Retro Combi Van Table Lamp

Retro Combi Van Table Lamp - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

A gnarly 60’s birthday gift for the surfer hitting the big 60. Give him this table lamp as a reminder of all those awesome road trips you took in search of the perfect wave.

$48.99

 

14. Magic Chain Bottle Holder

Magic Chain Bottle Holder - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

By the time they turn 60 they reckon they’ve just about seen everything but give them this bottle holder for their 60th birthday and you’ll have them stumped. Is it installation art, an illusion or both?

$22.99

 

15. Parrot Coffee Mug

Parrot Coffee Mug - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

If you’ve got a friend or family member who loves having their morning cuppa on the deck watching the birds, then this mug makes an awesome 60th birthday present. As colourful as the birds themselves, it’s a beautiful beaker.

$29.99

 

16. Coaster Games Pack

Coaster Games Pack - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

Coasters for the coast. These coasters make a great gift for the holiday home. 30 double sided coasters covered in challenges, facts and mind games ensure there’ll never be a dull moment, even on those cruddy weather days.

$24.99

 

17. Muffin In A Mug

Muffin In A Mug - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

You know Nanna or Pop love a snack with their cuppa but sometimes the tins are empty. Well here’s the solution. The muffin in a mug makes a great 60th birthday idea. While the kettles boiling, simply follow the instructions on the mug, microwave, and hey presto a tasty treat.

$24.99

 

18. Custom BBQ Branding Iron

Custom BBQ Branding Iron - 60th Birthday Present Ideas

This 60th birthday gift idea ensures that no one gets the wrong steak. Brand each steak and iron out the orders; Dan gets the rare, Jackie the well done and Pete the medium.

$24.99

 

 

 

Find Your Ideal 60th Birthday Present Ideas?

Buying a birthday gift for a 60 year old can be a challenge because they already have a lot of stuff. That’s why we’ve made sure that you’ll find something unique in the selection above.