The Flagstaff Hill Gift Shop is a treasure trove of unique gifts

At the end of the Great Ocean Road, in the seaside town of Warrnambool, lies a gem that only a few lucky treasure hunters have discovered.

A place of local history, mystery and Christmas shopping magic.

The Flagstaff Hill Gift Shop is a trove of unique gifts that tell a local story. Here are 15 ideas to inspire you to discover it for yourself.

For little geologists or those looking for good vibes check out the cute kids crystal and fossil kits.

There're magical presents for those who love unicorns, fairies and mermaids.

What do you call a group a wombats? Cute.

There are stuffed toys galore at Flagstaff Hill Gift Shop - including wombats - with a great range of Australian wildlife in all sizes.

How about jewellery with a difference? Flagstaff Hill stocks a wide range of jewellery, but our favourite is the "Bold B" range of unique ocean-themed jewellery, made from compressed sand, with profits going to water conservation projects.

You could create a pamper pack from all of the luxurious gifts - Riverland orange and lemon rind hand cream, bath bombs, lemon myrtle soap with gorgeous packaging. Oh the smell - you cannot get that online.

There are children's books aplenty, all with Australian themes.

Follow William the Wild to the beach or the bush, or learn about Australian animals. Our favourite is Bound for the Colonies, which tells the tale of travellers coming from England to Australian in the 1850s.

There are great gifts for mums and grandmas or anyone who loves to cook.

Check out the new lunch cooler bags with Australiana patterns, lined for insulation to keep your food cool and easy to clean. There's also tea towels, mugs, plates, oven mitts and more!

For foodies there's loads of locally made gourmet sauces, mustards, marinades and Christmas puddings in the cutest packaging.

There're coastal house gifts. Add a touch of Warrnambool to the home with coral, starfishes, lighthouses, plates, photo frames and other beachy-chic items.

The ladies gift section has you covered with pretty teapots, locally made pottery, David Higgins' silk scarves and gorgeous knickknacks.

Every boy loves a model ship, Flagstaff Hill has a many that sailed the Victorian coast in the 1800s.

Indigenous products feature original artwork from aboriginal artists, including coasters, bags and purses, candle holders, tea towels and more.

Then there's traditional gifts with a nautical twist, such as board games, globes, compasses and bookends.

For the person who has everything, why not spoil them with a dinner and show voucher for Tales of the Shipwreck Coast? Or a family membership to Flagstaff Hill? (With New Year's Eve and a full Summer Season coming it's the perfect time to become a member).

Or how about everybody's favourite - a cute and adorable Maremma pup stuffed toy exclusive to Flagstaff Hill.

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