54 Unforgettable 18th Birthday Gifts For Boys and Girls


There’s a big responsibility to come up with an unforgettable 18th birthday gift, since it is one of the biggest milestones in young adulthood! Turning 18 means they are entering a year of transitions. They’re legally able to take on a lot more responsibility, and life starts getting real! To make this milestone memorable, we’ve come up with the most epic list on the internet, filled with the coolest gifts that the world has to offer – from experiences, to tech products and everything in between. Here are our 54 best picks for the most unforgettable 18th birthday gifts!

    18th Birthday Gifts For Boys

  1. Unforgettable Birthday Experience
  2. Tinggly’s birthday experiences span the entire globe! There are more than 400 incredible experiences to choose from, whether it be local or international. The experience confirmations are sent instantly via email and best of all, they never expire!

  3. Basketball MasterClass with Stephen Curry
  4. Being able to brag that Stephen Curry has taught him shooting, ball-handling, and scoring techniques will be the highlight of his next practise. If he’s serious about the sport, this is an 18th birthday gift that he will benefit from greatly!

  5. Personalized Giant Connect Four Game
  6. This giant game is the perfect addition for his 18th party! The coins can be customized with a special birthday message or his name for a nice sentimental touch.

  7. Escape Room Subscription Box
  8. For all the teens who love problem solving, puzzles and working out codes, this is an epic gift for his 18th birthday! Each month he’ll receive new puzzles and mysteries to solve, from the comfort of his own space!

  9. Travel Globe
  10. Inspire his future travel and love for adventure with this cool cork globe. Kept on his desk, he can dream about all the places he is yet to discover!

  11. Electric Scooter
  12. He’ll be scooting through town in style on his 18th birthday on this bad boy. It’s lightweight and easy to fold down, so he’ll be able to take it anywhere he wants!

  13. Stand Up Paddle Board Set
  14. Stand-up paddle boarding will become his new favorite hobby. It doesn’t matter if he’s never tried it before, this equipment is suitable for all levels of experience.

  15. Bucket List Experience
  16. At 18 his bucket list may not be very long, but you can guarantee that whatever is on it is offered by Tinggly! Whether he wants to zipline over the desert in Nevada, or snorkel in Bali, it will be an experience he never forgets.

  17. Awesome Backpack
  18. Adventure awaits with a backpack that is made for guys on the go, be it travel or day to day activities. There’s a built in anti-theft lock that means his bag can be secured to any fixed spot.

  19. Adventure Photography Masterclass
  20. MasterClass is an immersive online experience that gives everyone the opportunity to learn from the world’s best! Every class has been created by the instructor and includes assignments and all! In this one, legendary adventure photographer, Jimmy Chin, teaches different creative approaches for commercial shoots, editorial spreads, and passion projects. The ideal 18th birthday gift for photography lovers or those wanting to explore their talents.

  21. Comedy Masterclass with Steve Martin
  22. Got a wise guy on your hands? Why not treat him to an 18th birthday present that could change his life! Comedy just comes naturally to some, if he’s one of those, he will benefit greatly from this MasterClass with one of the best in the biz – Steve Martin!

  23. Skateboarding MasterClass with Tony Hawk
  24. There’s no bigger name in the skateboarding world than Mr Tony Hawk. Whether he wants to improve on his skills or take the next step into the professional world, he’ll learn all he needs to know from this legend!

  25. Hockey Subscription Box
  26. Choose from four different subscription options, and each month he will receive things like pucks, hockey tape, apparel and more!

  27. Sleuth Kings Subscription Box
  28. For all the armchair sleuths out there, these case files are full of clues, evidence and puzzles to uncover evidence that will bring him closer to solving the case!

  29. Cool Watch
  30. Turning 18 is the exact milestone that calls for a snazzy new watch! Ideal for daily wear or for formal occasions, made with fine detail that he will appreciate.

  31. FIFA 21
  32. FIFA is an ageless game, and it’s likely that if he’s into gaming, he’s played it more than once! Video games are always a winning gift, perfect for your brother or best friends 18th.

  33. Vintage Sneakers
  34. Michael Jordan himself wore a pair of sneakers with this coloring back in 1985 – this pair are based on that vintage color combo, with a modern twist added. Any sneaker head will be over the moon to get their hands on a fresh pair of kicks for their 18th!

  35. Producing and Beatmaking Masterclass with Timbaland
  36. This MasterClass is a must for wannabe DJ’s or music producers! He’ll learn how to collaborate with vocalists, layer new tracks, and create hooks that stick – what more could you want for your 18th birthday!

  37. Adidas Puffer Jacket
  38. A great puffer jacket is a staple in any winter wardrobe. Not only will it last him a long time, he will be able to wear anywhere! To and from school or work, at outdoor parties, on his travels, walking the dog – anywhere!

  39. Basic Man Subscription Box
  40. Each box is filled with those everyday basic essentials that every 18 year old needs in their wardrobe. Socks, briefs and tees, you can’t go wrong.

  41. Wireless Speakers
  42. Wireless speakers are one of those gifts that you can never go wrong with. Every 18 year old out there has music, games, movies or tv shows that he can listen to with surround sound!

  43. Gym Shorts
  44. Made with activity in mind, these bad boys have zippers on the pockets and leg relief cuts to give him full mobility.

  45. Electric Guitar MasterClass with Tom Morello
  46. Learning electric guitar from a former Rolling Stone?! What 18 year old music lover wouldn’t want that! Tom shares his approach to making music that challenges the status quo and teaches him how to create his own musical style.

  47. Buddy Roll Pillow
  48. Napping and long sleep-ins will never be the same once he’s spent the night snuggled up to a body pillow! The relaxation and comfort is REAL!

  49. Ace of Spades Pendant
  50. This unique pendant will definitely turn heads. Made from plated 18K white gold, add this bad boy to a long chain for a stand out 18th birthday gift.

  51. Underwater Fishing Camera
  52. Fishing lovers will never get tired of watching back footage of their latest day at sea. This camera slips onto the fishing line and records all the excitement that goes on below the surface.

  53. Home Studio Kit
  54. Whether he’s vlogging, taking selfies, making a podcast or just video calling with his friends, this at home studio kit will turn his smartphone into his very own portable photo studio!

    18th Birthday Gifts For Girls

  55. Self Care Subscription Box
  56. There’s a reason this is one of the best selling subscription boxes on Crate Joy! Perfect for that transition into adulthood, this box is filled with one research inspired therapeutic activity to wire her brain for more joy plus p to eight self-care goodies to reduce stress.

  57. Cute Bee Ring
  58. This cute little bee features a yellow body set with little glittering round stones to add a sweet sparkle. The perfect 18th birthday gift for nature lovers or those who like something a little different from traditional jewelry.

  59. Bucket Bag
  60. A great handbag goes a long way in a girls life! From nights out with the girls, to first dates and walks through the city, all her daily essentials will fit in this cute bag.

  61. Hit it Hard Workout Program
  62. This is a great 18th birthday gift for girls about to set off to college. The 60 day program incorporates workouts and an ebook full of simple, common sense recipes and a customizable meal plan designed to help her develop sustainable and realistic eating habits.

  63. Fragrance Subscription Box
  64. Each month she will receive a limited edition collection of delicious scents. The set includes a travel-friendly perfume roller plus a few other scented surprises. The gift that keeps on giving!

  65. Custom Signature Necklace
  66. This beautiful keepsake will stay with her for years as a sentimental reminder of her 18th birthday. Have it customized with her name, nickname or a special message.

  67. Makeup Subscription Box
  68. Makeup lovers will have their dreams come true month after month with this awesome subscription box full of the latest and greatest makeup must-haves.

  69. Superwoman Experience
  70. Tinggy’s Superwoman collection includes over 600 (!!) unforgettable experiences, from diving with manta rays in Hawaii to horse back riding in Houston. Whatever she is into, there’ll be something epic on here to make her 18th birthday one to remember!

  71. 3D Wooden World Map
  72. Inspire her love for travel and desire to see the world with a unique 3D wooden world map that she can hang in her room or above her desk. There are different sizes and finishes of wood too, so you can choose something that will fit in her space.

  73. Saint & Sofia Sandals
  74. These cute summer sandals will complete any outfit, be it a flowy dress or a pair of jeans! Made with a natural cork sole and suede upper, her feet will be comfortable and cushioned with every step.

  75. New Dress
  76. The perfect dress to celebrate her 18th birthday in! Why not grab the sandals above and the dress to make her a cute outfit that she can wear over and over throughout the year!

  77. Super Comfy Beanbag
  78. She might never get out of this majorly comfy bean bag! It conforms to the body in a variety of positions while remaining comfortable and supportive, perfect for long days inside watching Netflix!

  79. USB Aroma Diffuser
  80. As long as there’s a USB port around, there’s no limit to where she can take this diffuser. Perfect for girls on the go. All it needs is a few drops of her favorite essential oils, a USB port and it’s good to go!

  81. Fashion Design Masterclass with Marc Jacobs
  82. If she’s got a love for fashion and wants to explore her talent, why not gift her something that could excel her career majorly? Iconic designer, March Jacobs, teaches construction techniques, how he creates unique shapes and silhouettes, and how to develop ideas from the first sketch to the final piece.

  83. Hot Air Balloon Ride
  84. Spoil her on her 18th birthday with an experience she will never forget! There’s nothing quite like a hot air balloon ride, and Tinggly offer them in over 40 locations around the world.

  85. Personalized Earrings
  86. Personalized jewelry is always a winner for an 18th birthday. These stunning earrings will be the perfect addition to any formal outfit, complete with her initials!

  87. Makeup Brush Kit
  88. Sigma are known for their high quality makeup brushes, and any makeup enthusiast will be over the moon to receive this kit that contains every brush she will need, from lips to brows and everything in between!

  89. Illuminated Makeup Mirror
  90. Her makeup or skincare routine will be next level thanks to this illuminated mirror. It’s cordless, so she can use it anywhere, and the two sides offer 1x and 10x magnification. The LED lighting simulates natural sunlight too! Pair this with the brush set or makeup subscription box for an epic 18th gift.

  91. LED Sunrise Lamp
  92. She won’t have to worry about sleeping through the sunrise once this is on her nightstand! This truly unique lamp swirls will stunning colors and abstract shapes. It will be a talking point for sure!


  93. Creativity and Leadership Masterclass with Anna Wintour
  94. If there’s anyone that could teach her how to lead with impact, it’s visionary creative leader, Anna Wintour. Famous for being a bad a** boss, any female heading into adulthood will be inspired to achieve greatness after this MasterClass.

  95. Guided City Tour
  96. Experience gifts are always a winner! Has she always wanted to eat her way through New York, or fulfil her love of history with a tour through Capitol Hill. Adventure awaits with Cloud9 Living’s Tours and Sightseeing experiences. They have no expiry date too, perfect!

  97. Sunglasses
  98. A stylish pair of sunglasses will complete any outfit! A great gift idea for your bestie or your sister. Be sure to pick a style that will suit her face shape.

  99. Fruit Infusion Water Bottle
  100. Say buh-bye to basic water bottles. Add her favorite fruits to the bottom compartment of the water bottle, give it a good shake and she’ll enjoy fresh fruity water at her sports games, yoga sessions outdoor activities.

  101. Sports Bra
  102. A great sports bar is an essential part of any wardrobe! Whether she’s into crossfit or leisurely walks along the beach with her dog, she’s gotta be supported and feel comfortable! These sports bras from Savage Barbell offer high support and full coverage.

  103. Wooden Amp Speaker
  104. Forget tech-looking speakers, this music amplifier is stunningly simple and offers a more natural vibe, without all the cords and plugs! Simply set the phone into the slot and let the amp do the rest.

  105. Succulent Subscription Box
  106. This is a great little gift that she can care for and use to add some life to her space! There are four new little cuties sent out each month, so her room will be a living jungle come her 19th birthday!

  107. Self-Expression and Authenticity Masterclass with RuPaul
  108. You better work! Legendary drag icon, Ru Paul teaches how to find your inner truth and how to present your best self. This is a great one for anyone struggling to find their place in the world.

    That wraps up our ultimate list of 18th birthday gifts for him and her! This milestone birthday deserves a gift that is part thoughtful, part sentimental, part kick ass, and we think we’ve done a great job ticking all of those boxes! If you still need ideas, you can check out our list of gifts for the 5 senses!