21 Fun Secret Santa Gifts Under $40

Fun gift experiences that will make you the best Secret Santa around!

Last updated: 10 Jan 2023 - 7 min read

Choosing a great Secret Santa gift has always been challenging for us. It's usually on a tight budget + we know hardly anything about the recipient! We always prefer gifting gift experiences as they're more meaningful and fun! Here are some cool gift experiences under $40 that anyone would love. All gift experiences have a 1-year expiry so your recipient can redeem them stress-free 🤩

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Play an Outdoor Escape Room

This is a super cute one for someone who love puzzles and games! Through solving a trail of clues around Holland Village, they'll stop by a secret coffee spot, uncover an old-school magazine store and find hidden gems that most locals don't know about!


Let Loose with Bollywood Dance

Know someone who loves dance? They'll love this gift experience! This is a super energetic Bollywood dancing class where they'll have a heart-pumping dance session to Bollywood hits. This is a super fun way to spend an afternoon and let loose!


Visit the Sustainable Farm of the Future

If your friend loves sustainability and zero waste, this is an amazing gift. Here they'll visit Insectta, the sustainable farm of the future. At Insectta, they dream of a day where the humble soldier fly will solve our food waste issues. They'll also get to meet the super inspiring founder Kai Ning who will show them her farm and introduce them to her zero waste vision.


Chill with Art Jamming

This is a really lovely zen way to spend the afternoon, and is a great gift experience for anyone! Here during this 2-hour art jam session, they'll get to nurture your inner artist at a lovely studio, with drinks. Bonus: This is also pet-friendly so they can bring your furbaby along!


Have Fun Axe Throwing

This is a really cute weekend activity, and makes a great gift experience for anyone! Axe throwing is a surprisingly a great way to have fun and is both silly and therapeutic at the same time. It's also great exercise!


Paint a Tote Bag

Who doesn't love a good cotton tote bag? This Christmas, gift an art jam session + personalised cotton bag! During this session, your friend will get to paint on a tote bag instead of a canvas, and get to carry their artwork around with them afterward. Relaxing + useful!


War Puzzle Hunt in Fort Siloso

This is a fun day out for someone who loves puzzles, and is a history buff! This is an immersive outdoor adventure inspired by escape rooms & treasure hunts where players explore Fort Siloso to solve puzzles with a unique twist. Here players will uncover first hand accounts of Singapore in its various stages of war.


Learn the Art of Paper Making

This is a fun gift for creative friends! Here, they'll learn to craft their own paper with recycled ♻️ materials! From the comfort of this lovely light-filled studio, they can create funky textures and patterns with natural materials and colourful dyes - they can bring your own dried flowers or glitters too. A 100% eco-friendly and fun weekend activity!


Have Fun on a Beer Run

This is wacky and fun, and the perfect present for a fun-loving outdoorsy person! Even if they don't love beer, the combination of a jog around Singapore's most scenic spots + stopping at 3 places for beers mid-way is a really fun and memorable way to spend an afternoon! No fitness experience is required, and beers are included. Cheers! 🍻


Make Pet Cupcakes!

Know a pet parent? They would love this! Here they'll get to learn from pet treat experts on how to make cat or dog-friendly nibbles, and get to decorate their own mini cupcakes (that look like their pets!).


Immersive Street Theatre

This is perfect for those who love art and theatre. This is a one-of-its-kind experience that's part-street theatre, part-heritage trail. Through their fantastical sets and clever multi-media storytelling, you'll be immersed in what life was like during the swinging 1960s era in Singapore with cabaret, tragedy, beauty and romance.


Recharge with Sound Bath Healing

This is the gift of relaxation, great for anyone who is feeling a little stressed. Here you'll immerse in beautiful sounds and vibrations created by the Tibetan singing bowls. Deemed as the medicine of the future, the waves of sound at this class will calm the nervous system and restore harmony in the body.


Make Doggo Snacks

This is great for dog-parents! Here they'll get to make nutritious and yummy snacks for their doggos - from fudge squares to popcorn chicken They can even bring along their doggos for a fun, pet-friendly afternoon out. YUM!


Relax with a Yoga Class

This is great for anyone who loves yoga, or is in need of some relaxation. This is a Kundalini Yoga and meditation class which is beginner-friendly and helps achieve balance, clarity and peace. Great for a chilled evening after work, or some relaxing me-time at the weekend.


Pick up Longboarding Tricks

This is a cool gift for a sporty friend! Under the guidance of passionate instructors, they'll learn the basic techniques of longboarding, which includes pushing, carving, and braking. Who knows, if they're a natural skater, they'll pick up a cool trick or two and thank you for it!


Build a Mini Garden Terrarium

A terrarium is a great gift for anyone who wants to bring nature into their work-from-home space, but doesn't have green thumbs! Here they'll get to build their own mini garden with plant-loving couple, Jason and Joy. It's fun and they'll get to bring home a cool, personalised mini garden!


Floating HIIT on a Rooftop Pool

If you have a friend who's always up for trying new things, this is the a really fun gift. Here they'll get to try floating HIIT (high intensity workout) on a rooftop pool with the gorgeous MBS skyline in the background. It's a ton of fun, and it's actually even more fun if you fall into the water 🤩


Personalise Your Plant Pot

Know a plant parent? Get this for them! This art jam is great for plant parents who are looking to spice up their balcony or home decor with a personalised plant pot. We also love this studio - it's super zen and bright. Perfect for getting inspired, or just to chill out for an afternoon.


Make a Cute Clay Dish

This is the most affordable pottery class in Singapore, and combines both painting & pottery for the art lover in your life. Here, your friend will get to make their own clay dish, complete with a cute character, paint it and bring home a fully personalised cute dish! It's a fun and relaxing way to spend an afternoon.


Re-energise with Meditation

If your friend is into all things wellness or feeling in need of a recharge, they'll enjoy this Chakra meditation class. This 1.5hr class is a rejuvenating way to help clear away unwanted energies and amplify new strengthening energies.


Discover Singapore's Heritage

This is a great gift for a history and culture buff! This heritage tour will take you to famed Chinese temples in Singapore, and let you learn their secrets! You'll get to know the matchmaker with the highest success rate, located in one of the famed temples, and hear of the epic battle tales of the Temples' protectors.


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If you can't decide, why not get a personalised gift card? Gift cards can be used on over 2000 adventures, and they don't expire! Gift cards can be purchased in any amounts, and can be personalised with cute pictures 🥰 

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