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The 10 Best Adults Hobby Subscription Boxes in Australia

The 10 Best Adults Hobby Subscription Boxes in Australia. Photographed by Sarah Brown. Image via Unsplash.

Looking to gift yourself? Or are you just trying to find the perfect gift for friends and family? There’s a subscription box for that!

If COVID-19 and staying home with nothing to do has taught us anything, it’s the importance of having a hobby – especially one you can practice at home or whilst safely socially-distanced from others.

So whether you’re looking for something that doesn’t involve Netflix or you’re already quite crafty, you love the outdoors or you love entertaining; we’ve found a list of the 10 best adults hobby subscription boxes in Australia that are all home delivered and ready for you to start your newfound favourite hobby!

<strong>Adults and Crafts</strong>
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Adults and Crafts

If you’d like to explore more of your creative side, let Adults and Crafts be your inspiration. Transforming your Pinterest boards into reality; each month, quarter, six month or yearly subscription ensures that an engaging adult-suitable craft is delivered to your door. One of Australia’s best subscription boxes, inside is everything you need for your project whether that be materials, tools and, of course, instructions. Fun and functional, subscribers will have the opportunity to create everything from wine caddies to clockmaking kits, cement planters, wine and cheese serving trays, agate resin coasters and more!

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<strong>Arterno</strong>
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Arterno

Whether you’re a foodie, a beauty-lover or you simply love arts and crafts, Arterno will soon become your oasis when it comes to finding the perfect subscription box. Australian-made and carefully packaged by hand in Melbourne, Arterno allows you to dive deep into the world of hobbies. With six or 12-month subscriptions available, Arterno will send off a new do-it-yourself kit to your home that includes all of the things needed for your new project. From Russian nesting dolls, hand making your own organic soap to blending tea, pickling vegetables and even crafting chocolate truffles, they’ve got it all!

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<strong>Cocktail Porter</strong>
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Cocktail Porter

Ready to shake up something delicious? With Cocktail Porter you can choose from two monthly boxes available starting from $135 a month. Thanks to Cocktail Porter – a specially curated subscription box system – you can now stir together some creativity on your next night in. Choose your servings and inside each box you’ll find all of the ingredients for the delegated cocktail of choice. With an expansive recipe collection, subscribers can receive anything from Espresso Martinis, Bloody Mary’s, Raspberry Mint Mojitos and more!

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<strong>Easy Come Easy Grow</strong>
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Easy Come Easy Grow

If you’re looking to grow your green thumb, Easy Come Easy Grow is the best hobby subscription box for you! With seeds sourced within Australia, all you need to do is select your subscription plan, plant your seedlings and wait until they’ve grown so you can eat your fresh produce – that’s right, you can grow your own vegetables and herbs! Sending in-season seedlings, subscribers will also be gifted with custom grow cards so you know exactly when to plant, trim, water and pluck. Starting from $11 per month, subscribers will receive three seed packs with their delivery. Water not included.

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<strong>Hey Baker!</strong>
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Hey Baker!

Designed by an Australian family of four, Hey Baker! is the best hobby subscription box in Australia that will have you getting messy in the kitchen by creating some delicious treats for some real family-friendly fun. Using simple recipes that are kid-friendly, subscribers can opt between one or three creations to be delivered each month which includes step-by-step instructions and nifty servings of pre-measured, locally sourced ingredients – all you need is milk, butter or eggs, that’s it! And, on top of that, all of Hey Baker’s packaging is either biodegradable, recyclable or compostable.

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<strong>The Nomadik</strong>
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The Nomadik

For those who are adventurous at heart, we present you with The Nomadik. Delivered straight to your doorstep, this monthly subscription box is filled with a selection of the latest, hand-picked, quality gear for the outdoors – perfect for those who don’t want to hike their way from shop to shop. Each of the boxes has a retail price of up to $70 that’s built with purpose and designed solely for outdoor activities. Each month subscribers will receive a range of goodies to add to their collection including a parachute hammock and suspension system, stormproof matches, repair kits designed to fix your hammock, a tent, apparel and even powder hydration mixes that replace lost electrolytes.

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<strong>Puzzle Post</strong>
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Puzzle Post

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s the importance of puzzles. And, if you’re in search of the missing piece to your days, let Puzzle Post be the home delivered subscription box you’ll always be eagerly awaiting. Subscribers can choose between monthly, quarterly, six month or yearly boxes delivered straight to your door. By selecting from over 25 puzzle categories – from animals to Christmas, fantasy, nostalgia, lifestyle and more – you’ll have a handpicked selection of puzzles to begin. And, the best part is, you can select age ranges as well as puzzle difficulty for the type of puzzle expertise you have (or wish to).

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<strong>Tackle Club</strong>
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Tackle Club

Thinking of spending more time near the water? Or are you wanting to return home knowing that you’ve successfully caught the catch of the day (or at least attempted to)? Then let Tackle Club swim to your front door each month. With monthly, quarterly, six-month or once-a-year subscription boxes available, Tackle Club allows you to expand your horizons when it comes to fishing. Perfect for any aspiring fisher, Tackle Club collates a handy collection of lures, hooks and more – all valued over $100 each. And, on top of that, members can select between salt and freshwater boxes that are ideal for on and offshore fishing.

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<strong>Vinyl Moon</strong>
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Vinyl Moon

Music lovers this one’s for you! We present you with Vinyl Moon, a vinyl subscription box service created especially for the musically curious, artistically adventurous and, of course, the collectors. Every month, from $27, subscribers will receive a new vinyl featuring an expansive range of genres from up-and-coming musicians including indie rock, electronic and more. Plus, Vinyl Moon also collaborates with various visual artists to design deluxe record jackets that will make your newest addition stand out in your collection. Get ready to listen away!

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<strong>Yarn Together</strong>
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Yarn Together

If knitting is rather fitting to your lifestyle, then Yarn Together will have you crafting your way through your newest project. An Australian owned and operated business, Yarn Together ensures that you are supporting local by – they even source all of their quality materials from Australian grown and produced suppliers! Each month, Yarn Together will send a pack of various luxury materials including wool or cotton, crochet or knit patterns, crafting accessories for you to experiment with, new and exciting patterns, yarns and more. And, if you’re needing an extra hand completing projects, stream along on Yarn Together’s instructional videos available on Facebook and YouTube.

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Looking to sign up to some more fun? Check out our list of the 10 Best Australian Made Subscription Boxes for Men and Women. Or, take a sustainable step with these 10 Environmentally Friendly Subscription Boxes in Australia.

Feature image: Photographed by Sarah Brown. Image via Unsplash.
This article was first published on September 10 2020. It was updated and edited by Hunter and Bligh on February 12 2022.
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