Reaching 30 years old is a memorable and important milestone birthday for anybody. Making sure you get your friend or relative a memorable 30th present is just as important.
They only turn 30 once, so finding that perfect gift can take a lot of thinking and head-scratching.
To help you find the perfect birthday presents for your loved one, we’ve rounded up a collection of ingenious birthday gifts for him and her.
No matter your budget, our team has handpicked all the best 30th birthday present ideas. From cute presents to subtle “you’re getting old” gifts, discover the best 30th birthday gift ideas for him and her below.
Best 30th Birthday Gift Ideas For Him & Her
1. Corky The Dog Cork Holder
Encourage your friends wine habit with this cute, but useful dog cork holder. Standing at 13 inches tall, this durable metal doggy is the perfect present for keeping all those pesky corks contained. Simply put them in his mouth and watch as they fall into his belly. Made out of durable metal, this loyal doggy will make a great addition to their home.
2. Apple AirPods
Treat your favorite 30 year old with a present they are sure to enjoy and use. These Apple Airpods are ideal for anyone who owns an iPhone. Easy to set up and a must own for tech lovers, these earphones include a range of features that will make them wonder how they ever used wired earphones.
3. Whiskey Bullet Stones
If you know someone who enjoys the finer things in life such as whiskey, then this is the perfect gift. If they haven’t realized yet, ice cubes often water down their drink which reduces the flavor. Up their drinking game with these incredible bullet whiskey stones that will keep their drinks cool without watering them down. This is definitely an excellent gift idea for anyone who loves their whiskey!
4. Outdoor Pizza Oven
Let’s be honest, everybody loves a pizza party, but it’s even better when it’s outside! If you know someone who’s a big fan of pizza then they’ll love this incredible pizza gift idea. Great for making those fresh and authentic Italian pizzas, this outdoor oven will change the way they cook pizzas forever.
5. LEGO Death Star
They might be turning 30, but age is just a number. Let them relive their childhood with this incredible 4,000 piece LEGO Death Star. Standing over 16 inches high and 16 inches wide, the set includes everything they need to make a perfect replica of the iconic spaceship. The set also includes 23 LEGO different figurines such as Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, making it the ultimate 30th birthday gift.
6. Cut Resistant Gloves
Growing up often means spending more time in the kitchen cooking up feasts for family and friends. Do you know someone who’s incredibly clumsy and shouldn’t be let near a knife? Do everyone a favor and get them these cut resistant gloves. Perfect for wearing when cutting up veg or meat, they’ll never have any nasty accidents again and should live until their next birthday.
7. Death Wish Coffee
For anyone who wants to make the most out of their 30s, ensure they have the energy to do so with this extra strong whole bean coffee. A bold blend with a smooth and chocolate flavour, these coffee beans will deliver a dark roast like no other. USDA certified organic and fair trade, this coffee is sure to give them the boost they need!
8. Mini Guitar Amp
Know someone who loves to play the guitar? Help your birthday guy or gal annoy their roommates or other halves with this handy miniature guitar amp. Operated by batteries and small enough to fit in the palm of their hand, this amp won’t break any sound records but it will certainly blast out some music. Including a headphone jack, it’s also great for on the go rocking and makes a great gift for any rocker.
9. Food Dice
Turning 30 means having new life experiences you’ve never had before. Help someone you know experience something new with these life-changing foodie dice. Never struggle to decide what you want to eat again, simply roll the dice and you’ll get a new meal every time. Featuring over 186,000 possible meal combinations, spice up someone’s life with these dice.
10. Weighted Blanket
For anyone who has trouble sleeping or suffers from stress and anxiety, this weighted blanket is sure to work wonders. Designed to relax and calm the body, this blanket will help anyone fall to sleep faster and sleep much better. With the sensation of a hug, all their worries will fade away as they drift to sleep. For optimal performance, ensure the blanket weights around 10% of the user’s body weight.
11. Magnetic Bottle Opener
Nobody has time to go around picking up loose bottle caps hidden under the chairs and behind the bin. Make someone’s life easier with this helpful magnetic bottle opener and catcher. Use the built-in bottle opener to crack open a bottle and watch as the bottle cap magically sticks to the wall. Once full, tear off in one massive group and easily dispose of, making it a magical birthday gift indeed!
12. Fitness Tracker
Getting old means you need to start looking after your general fitness and there’s no better time to start doing it then when you turn 30. Give someone you know the gift of exercise with this helpful fitness tracker device. Ideal for tracking daily activities and how many calories have been burned, everyone can now track their fitness easier than ever.
13. Birthday Bracelet Gift For Her
Nothing says happy 30th better than a special bracelet with 30 beads, one for each year! This milestone 30th bracelet is perfect for anyone hitting the big 30 and is sure to last them until the next birthday milestone. Made from 14k dipped gold, the bracelet is presented in a beautiful gift box and will let everyone know about their impressive achievement.
14. Hot Sauce Kit
Nuke somebody’s taste buds with this hot sauce gift idea. Featuring all the tools and equipment they need to make their very own hot sauce, the kit also comes with the best recipes and even pepper bags. Perfect to enjoy at your friend’s next big BBQ, you better hope they don’t overdo it with their DIY hot sauce!
15. Electric Wine Bottle Opener
It’s no secret that as you get older your joints become more and more delicate. Give your wine lover a helping hand on their birthday with this ingenious automated electric wine bottle opener! 100% wireless with a rechargeable battery, this lifesaver can open up to 30 bottles on a single charge. Simply press the button and open sesame! What better way to get a birthday party started?
16. Beer Chiller Sticks
Nobody likes drinking a warm beer, especially in the summer. Surprise your favorite beer lover by giving him his very own beer chiller sticks. Like ice cubes, but reusable and without the watering down problem, these chiller sticks will fit into any beer bottle. They’ll wonder how they ever lived without them.
17. Portable Espresso Maker
Turning 30 is when people often start to lose energy during the day. Help keep someone’s energy levels up throughout their day with this fantastic portable espresso maker. Travel-sized and great for taking to work, on holiday, or while camping, they’ll always be able to get their fix of energy juice.
18. It Should Be Against The Law To Look This Good Mug
Remind them how good they look for their age with this hilarious coffee mug. The perfect police trooper gift idea, this is ideal for anyone serving in the police. With a capacity of 11oz, the mug features a print on both sides and is fully microwave and dishwasher safe.
19. Beginners Ukulele Set
Whoever said an old dog can’t learn new tricks? Help a birthday boy or girl forget about their growing up worries with this entertaining Ukulele set. Including everything a new player would ever need such as a strap, travel bag, tuner and online lessons, this really is the all in one beginner’s kit. Available in four different colors, this is a fun idea for everyone!
20. Himalayan Salt Lamp
Add some much-needed calmness to anyone’s life with this Himalayan salt lamp. Expertly hand-carved from authentic Himalayan salt, each lamp has a unique and distinct shape that stands 8 to 10 inches tall. Know for its therapeutic health and air purifying properties, the lamp is said to emit negative ions which can purify against allergens and pollutants to relieve stress.
21. Beer Cap State Maps
There’s no better way to celebrate turning 30 than drinking yourself through an entire state. Help your friend do just that by getting them their very own beer cap state map. Choose from all the US states to find the perfect one for them. Made from glossy wood and shipped with mounting nails, once full this decoration will be the pride and joy of their house.
22. ROLI Seaboard
Blow somebody’s mind with this futuristic instrument. Half synth and half guitar, this ROLI Seaboard combines the two together to create an instrument with five dimensions. Ideal for anyone who currently plays the piano or guitar, this instrument will help unlock their creative genius and make sounds they never knew where possible.
23. Cosmos Kitchen Knife Set
Ensure their kitchen is out of this world with these super colorful and unique kitchen knives. Including six different knives per set, each one features a unique picture of the cosmos that is sure to brighten up any kitchen. Made from durable stainless steel, their non-stick coating also makes cutting super easy.
24. Level 30 Unlocked T-Shirt
Know someone who’s a big gamer and spends hours on their console or PC? Get them this very special 30th birthday gift for their birthday milestone. Available in a range of different colors and sizes, this t-shirt is suitable for both men and woman who just can’t put that controller down.
25. Bath & Shower Cup Holder
Relaxing in the bath can be an endless struggle, especially when there’s nowhere convenient to put your glass of wine. Help make someone’s bath time a little more relaxing with this handy bath and shower cup holder. Simply stick to glass or tile and it will any wine glass or beer up to 7lbs.
26. Sterling Silver Birthday Bracelet
Help someone treasure their special milestone with this beautiful bracelet. Made from bluestone beads that symbolize wisdom, truth and power, it also includes a heart charm to show how much you love them. Wrapped in a gift box, the jewelry also includes a printed message that is sure to bring a smile to their face.
27. Beer Soap
The ideal gift set for any husband who’s a massive beer or cider fan, you can now bring their love of beer to the bathroom with these smelly beer soaps. Made in the USA, this six-pack of soaps are sure to send their nostrils into overdrive. Lovingly made from natural ingredients, they can also be used as shampoo and even shaving cream!
28. Robot Vacuum Cleaner
Getting older means starting to hate weekly chores like vacuuming the house more and more. Give someone a well-needed break with this impressive robot vacuum cleaner. Designed to navigate around any house any avoid objects in its path, this little thing will vacuum for 90 minutes on a single charge. Complete with several cleaning modes, this robot is sure to save anybody a lot of time.
29. So Happy I’m 30 Mug
The perfect gag gifts for anyone whos over the moon at turning 30 years old, this mug is sure to put a smile on their face. With a capacity of 12oz, this mug features the print on both sides and is made of high quality ceramic making it both dishwasher and microwave safe.
30. Soy Scented Candles
Give the gift of relaxation with this pack of soy wax scented candles. Ideal for the bathroom or any room in the house, these candles are made from natural ingredients and are eco-friendly as well as biodegradable. Each candle lasts 10-20 hours and will leave the room smelling of beautiful fragrances such as Coconut Berry, Rose Honey, and Nectar Basil.
31. Mulberry Silk Pillowcase
Add a bit of luxury to their life with this gorgeous mulberry silk pillowcase. Super soft and gentle to touch, anyone’s bed will feel like a million dollars thanks to this. Available in a range of colors and patterns, this pillowcase will work wonders on their hair and skin.
32. Oil Diffuser and Humidifier
If candles aren’t their thing then don’t worry. Help them relax with this colorful and calming oil diffuser. Simply add a few drops of oil into the water and watch as it fills the room with a warm and lovely fragrance. It also doubles up as a humidifier to add more moisture to the air, which also helps with relaxation.
33. Beer Brewing Kit
Surprise any friend on their special day and let them start their own beer empire with this fantastic home beer brewing kit. Including enough equipment for making five gallons of beer at a time, you’ll definitely be invited to more parties thanks to this. Complete with “fool-proof instructions” there’s really no way anybody could mess this up… not even a 30 year old!
34. Bartender Kit
Give them everything they need (except for the booze) to celebrate their birthday with this thoughtful birthday present. Including everything from filters, shakers and grinders, this deluxe set also comes with a fancy wooden stand to keep everything organised and on display. Also included is an online mixology catalog with hundreds of instructions on how to make cocktails.
35. Sushi Bazooka & Kit
Anyone who loves sushi will love this fun all in one sushi bazooka. Including all the necessary tools and equipment to create the finest sushi, this kit will allow them to pump out sushi like a homemade factory. This might look like a gag gift, but you simply load it with rice and other ingredients, then watch as the finished product shoots out! What a great gift idea for that sushi loving friend!
Surprise 30th Birthday Ideas For Her
36. Vintage Candy Gift Box
Remind someone how old they are with this vintage candy gift set. Featuring all the popular candy from the 70s and 80s, you’re sure to bring back some happy memories with these treats. A delicious birthday gift, each box contains over 45 yummies including the likes of starburst, bottlecaps, nerds and cow tales.
37. Bath Bombs Gift Set
Help that special birthday girl relax on their birthday with this handmade set of luxury bath bombs. Made in the USA (California to be precise), each of these individually wrapped bath bombs has a different color and fragrance that will help anyone forget about the stress of turning 30.
38. Luxury Chocolates
Wish someone a happy birthday in the most traditional way possible with these mouth-watering luxury chocolates. Choose from a set of 8 to 70 chocolates including assorted Belgian dark, milk, and white treats. Fillings also include caramel, fruit, nuts and praline. The chocolates come wrapped in a luxury gift box with a bow for the ultimate unwrapping surprise.
39. Thirty Flirty & Thriving Wine Tumbler
What better way to celebrate turning 30 than having a glass of wine from this special wine tumbler! A funny keepsake to remind them how old they are every time they drink, they’re sure to enjoy this very practical gift. With a capacity of 15oz, anyone will be saying bye-bye to their 20s in style.
40. Talk Thirty To Me Banner
Any 30th birthday party wouldn’t be complete without this essential golden banner. A great addition to any surprise (or not so surprise) party, this banner is easy to assemble and looks amazing thanks to its golden finish. The perfect decoration for anyone who loves posting on Instagram, this banner is sure to be the finishing touch for any room.
41. SpaFinder $50 Gift Card
Surprise your female best friend and treat them to a spa day with this $50 gift voucher. Presented in a beautiful box with a bow and ribbon it’s super easy to redeem, and they can start spending the money on the same day! Perfect for those who want to enter their 30s feeling relaxed, they’re sure to have a great time.
What Do You Buy A 30 Year Old?
There are plenty of gifts you can buy a 30 year old, but it really depends on how well you know them. If you know their hobbies, passions or interests, then buying something that will help with them should be your first choice. If you don’t know them too well, then buying something generic like chocolates or alcohol is always a safe bet.
What Is A Good 30th Birthday Gift For A Woman?
There are plenty of good 30th birthday gifts for a woman depending on your budget. An electric wine bottle opener is great for any girlfriend who keeps complaining they can’t open a bottle on their own. For cheaper ideas, a bath cup holder or bath bomb set is sure to put a smile on their face.
What Do You Buy A 30 Year Old Man For His Birthday?
Finding a good 30th birthday gift for a guy doesn’t have to be hard. Almost every guy likes beer so why not get him a beer cap state map to drink himself through, or his own beer brewing kit to make his own beverages. For a safe option, there are always luxury chocolates for him to gorge on.