The HoverIT Guide to Last-Minute Christmas Shopping in WA

There’s still time to buy thoughtful Christmas presents from these WA-based businesses.

 

The clock is ticking down to Christmas 2021, but there’s still time to pick up some last-minute local gifts.

If you’ve left your Christmas shopping until the last minute, don’t panic, these local businesses have something for all the family. There are also plenty of gift card and collection options if you haven’t left enough time for delivery.

 

Vasse Valley

Located in Margaret River, Vasse Valley offers everything from hemp body products to hemp foods and pet care products. Their Christmas hampers and bundles represent excellent value for money and shipping is free on all orders over $50.

Vasse Valley are ‘paddock-to-plate’, so if you’re after a 100% Aussie-grown product from a sustainable source, look no further.

There are also plenty of stockists around the Perth metro area and country WA, if you want to buy in person.

Bluey’s Zarzov’s Hot Sauce

Shopping for a hot sauce fan? We’ve got you covered. Bluey Zarzov’s Hotsauce products are vegan friendly, made in WA and contain no added preservatives. The sauce bundles, chilli oil and spiced rubs are ideal stocking fillers.

The best thing about these sauces are their hilarious names, like Barbs’ Dead Horse, a classic Aussie tomato sauce, and the legendary Bowelburner, which isn’t for the faint-hearted.

If you’re worried your order won’t arrive in time, you can always grab a gift card.

Roogenic Australia

Roogenic Australia has a great range of Christmas bundles with express shipping options.

Their wellness teas include blends for energy, pregnancy and nursing, immunity and anti-inflammation.

Don’t want to wait for delivery? Find your closest local stockist or visit the Roogenic stall at Fremantle Markets.

Little Eeden Farm

Little Eeden Farm are specialists in natural bush honey. Their delicious, unprocessed products – made in the shire of Chittering – are truly something special.

Treat your family and friends to a block of honeycomb or a pot of honey blended with garlic, chilli or ginger. There are products to suit all tastes.

Orders over 1kg can be collected from the farm by appointment and there are plenty of local stockists.

Sathya Olive Company

A Sathya Olive Company hamper or oil combo pack is the perfect gift for the foodie in your life.

These award-winning products are lovingly made in WA and ship right across Australia.

Their Sai Estate farm is ecologically friendly, powered entirely by a solar electric system and the olive trees are nourished using natural fertilisers.

If you’re worried your order won’t make it in time for Christmas, don’t stress. There are plenty of stockists around Perth and surrounding areas.

Fremantle Chocolate

When it comes to Christmas gifts, you can’t go too far wrong with chocolate.

With over 300 gourmet chocolate products to choose from, Fremantle Chocolate has something to suit every sweet tooth.

Choose from beautifully presented boxes of truffles and pralines, chocolate covered coffee beans, traditional lollies, couverture chocolate buttons and more.

Shop online or head to their Bibra Lake store to stock up in person.

The Black Truffle

Located in North Fremantle, The Black Truffle is the go-to place for gourmet hampers bursting with delicious products from Aussie producers.

Gift hampers are available at price points to suit most budgets.

Either buy online or pop into their store and grab yourself a coffee and cake whilst you’re there.

Brownes Dairy

 

Brownes Dairy offers next day delivery on orders placed before 9pm AWST. Yes, you read that correctly. If you’re the kind of person who well and truly leaves their Christmas shopping until the last minute, Brownes has got you covered.

Delivery is free ($10 minimum order) and no account set up is required.

They have a range of Christmas bundles to choose from, as well as regular groceries. Their Christmas Eve bundle comes with milk and cookies for Santa and activities for the kids.

Genuinely Southern Forests Western Australia

 

In their online store, you’ll find range of hampers filled with delicious goodies from producers in WA’s Southern Forests region.

The Southern Forests and Valleys region covers the south-west corner of WA and includes the towns of Nannup, Manjimup, Pemberton, Northcliffe and Walpole.

There are hampers and stocking fillers to suit all budgets on the Genuinely Southern Forests website, with gifts starting at just $15.

NorthernStar Ocean Products

If you’ve been invited to a BBQ this Christmas, you won’t want to turn up empty handed.

A sure-fire crowd pleaser would be a box of Shark Bay, wild caught, tiger prawns from NorthernStar Ocean Products in Fremantle.

Christmas trading hours are listed on their Facebook page.

As well as prawns, you’ll find other WA seafood products such as scallops, crabs, squid and cuttlefish.

Go on, be the legend who turns up to the Christmas BBQ with a giant box of WA’S finest seafood.

Antibeauty

 

One business making waves in the skincare world is WA-based Antibeauty.

Their award-winning products are vegan, cruelty free, carbon neutral and made in Australia. Most importantly, they’re inclusive. Antibeauty prides itself on catering for all people and all skin types.

An Antibeauty gift card or product bundle will put a smile on anyone’s face this Christmas. Express shipping is free on orders over $70.

Feeding Friend

If you’re looking for a practical gift for a new mum, consider the Feeding Friend self-inflating pillow. This award-winning product reduces strain on the back, neck and shoulders, making feeding time a more comfortable experience for mum and baby.

The Feeding Friend is designed for both breast and bottle feeding, as well as cuddle time. At $59.99, it’s great value and comes with a handy storage bag.

It’s available in four colours: white, mint, grey and dusty rose.

You can buy the Feeding Friend pillow online and shipping is a flat rate of $10. If you need your order in a hurry, their website recommends dropping the customer support team a line to let them know.

Clancy’s Fish Pub Fremantle

Want to buy someone an experience, rather than a physical gift? How about a voucher for dinner and drinks at Clancy’s Fish Pub in Fremantle.

This award-winning music venue has a packed program of upcoming events and weekly specials including 2-for-1 tacos on Wednesdays.

Buy gift vouchers through Clancy’s website. This is a super stress-free option; perfect if you want to do all of your Christmas shopping without leaving the sofa.

Fun fact: Clancy’s Fish Pub in Fremantle is a dog-friendly venue. If you’re looking for other dog-friendly places around Freo, we highly recommend checking out this great guide from Fremantle Animal Hospital, which is running a #petfriendlyfreo campaign. It lists a host of venues and shops where four-legged friends are welcome.

CS Illustrator

CS Illustrator’s beautiful wildlife prints and originals are available online and at Fremantle Markets.

These stunning illustrations will delight any nature lovers in your life and with prices starting from just $20, they’re also a pocket-friendly gift option.

Fair Space

 

WA’s Fair Space brings together a wide range of ethically made products, including jewellery, stationary, homewares and children’s soft toys.

You’ll also find Fair Space popping up at markets and events around the Perth metro area.

Fair Space is on a mission to change the way we shop by “reimagining our consumption model to one that respects all people and the environment within its supply chain”.

What a great mission to get behind this Christmas.

Cowaramup Brewing Company

 

Go behind the scenes at a working brewery…

 

For that beer fanatic who already has everything, a Cowaramup Brewing Company brewery tour gift certificate is sure to be a winner this Christmas.

They have a whole year to use it and at $85, including a 6-course degustation tasting platter and a paddle of expertly matched beers, it’s an absolute bargain.

Buy it online and either print it out our share it digitally.

And… that’s a wrap.

Hopefully our little guide has given you some Christmas inspo.

The bottom line is, even supporting one or two local businesses this festive season can make a huge difference.

Local is the new global, so let’s get behind WA’s talented makers and producers this year.

Pro tip: If you’re a foodie and want to make sure you’re buying WA produce, check out the Buy West Eat Best website and go through the members’ section.

All that’s left to say is have an amazing Christmas. Keep an eye out for HoverIT in 2022! In the meantime, you can follow us on Facebook and Instagram for launch updates.