Metal detecting is an age old hobby that can uncover some amazing treasures! If you’ve got a metal detecting enthusiast in your life, here are some gift ideas of what they might like this Christmas.

Crucial Gear: A Metal Detector

For the Beginner

If you’re new to metal detecting as a hobby, this is a great place to start. These options have everything you need to focus on the experience, rather than extra features that might complicate things. For the beginner metal detecting enthusiast we recommend: 

For the Gold Digger

If you’re all about the treasure hunt, a gold metal detector is the perfect companion. For the Gold Digging Metal Detecting enthusiast we recommend: 

For the Pro

If you or a loved one are experts when it comes to Metal Detecting, we have the perfect options to take things to the next level. For the pros we recommend:

  • Minelab CTX 3030 Made for Coin, Relic, Jewellery & Beach detecting. The waterproof all-terrain CTX 3030 is the ultimate TREASURE detector. Uncover history and record your find locations with integrated GPS! 
  • Minelab Equinox 900 The ever popular Equinox 800 got some serious upgrades like its 3-piece carbon-fibre collapsible shaft system and advanced audio controls, plus fully-loaded features including Control Pod Flashlight and Handgrip Vibration!
  • Minelab Manticore The most powerful, fastest, and precise metal detector in Minelab’s history!

Metal Detecting Accessories

For the metal detecting enthusiast that already has the latest and greatest metal detector. These accessories are made to make every treasure hunt a success.

The Metal Detecting Accessories Everyone Needs

  1. Pin Pointers – to help you to accurately locate targets inside a small hole or crevice where a metal detector coil cannot fit. This results in smaller holes, less environmental disruption and faster target recovery time. Our recommendation: the Garrett Pro-Pointer AT
  2. Shovels – finding a treasure’s location is no good if you can’t get to it!
  3. Panning Kits – and an instructional video to learn the tricks of the trade
  4. Pocket Knife / Multi-Tool Kit – a great multi-tool kit is a game changer when you’re extracting a new find
  5. Digital Scales – measure the grams, dwt, and ounces of your finds. 
  6. Knee pads – for digging and sifting.

The Gift No One Else Will Think Of

For the one who has everything, give the gift of a new hobby. There are some great accessories you can give them to inspire new traditions.  

  • Solid footwear worthy of an adventure
  • Polarized sunglasses to help their eagle eyes
  • A coin collector case to display their treasures 
  • History books that tie into some of the relics that they’ve found
  • Subscription to a metal detecting magazine
  • Maps for abandoned places
  • Two-Way Radios when you’re adventuring with friends

Still not sure what to gift? Browse our full selection of metal detectors & accessories for more gift ideas for your friends and family.