Shipping Information



Covid-19 Update


In light of these challenging times, our team are continuing to produce your orders as normal. While your orders are leaving our warehouse within our customer promise, we understand our delivery partners have been experiencing delays which means you may encounter some delays on all delivery services. At this time Australia Post have temporarily suspended the Express Post guarantee of next day delivery as they are unable to commit to this timeframe. Express Post is still available on our website however please keep in mind your order may not be delivered next business day.


Please click here for further information regarding impacts to Australia Post.


Hippo Blue appreciate you’re eager to receive your products as many of us are looking for many ways to entertain our children, however, please keep these delays in mind. We wish to thank you for patience and understanding during this time, as well as your support of our business so we can continue to create personalised goodies for you and your family.



Christmas Cut Off Dates


Christmas is fast approaching and at Hippo Blue, we want to make sure you receive your delivery in time to gift on Christmas Day. As we manufacture every product as per the specifications provided to us, you will need to put in your order by a certain date to ensure you have the best possible chance of receiving this before Christmas. Please find the Christmas cut off dates in the table below.




Standard Shipping - All States 8th of December OPEN

Express Shipping - All States

15th of December OPEN

Customer Pick Up - Melbourne Residents

18th of Decembe OPEN


Please note all customer pick up orders must be collected from our office by the 23rd of December and while Customer Pick up will still be available at checkout over Christmas, our office will not reopen until the 4th of January for collection.




Customer Pick Up


Free contactless customer pick up option is now available. Once you have been notified your order is ready


Contactless Pick up


When you arrive at the reception front door to collect your order, simply ring the door bell and quote your order number and name to one of our friendly team members.Your order will be placed on the counter outside the door while maintaining social distancing.Your name will be recorded by our team to confirm your order collection, and your parcel will be placed safely on the counter outside for your collection.


Pick up from 1-3 Edison Rd, Dandenong South VIC, 3175 between 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday*  Click here to see map for pick up location


*Please see Christmas Cut Off for Customer Pick Up Closure Dates. 



Shipping Guidelines


Hippo Blue make every order especially just for you and your little adventurer. Your order will be dispatched within 5 Business days of the purchase date. You will receive an email when your order has been collected by Australia Post for delivery. For more information on the estimated delivery times to your area, please refer to our shipping information table below.



PLEASE NOTE: All delivery times below are estimated from the date of dispatch and standard delivery can take up to 10 business days from the dispatch date. 



Parcel $5 ($15 NZ)

Letter $5* ($15 NZ)

Melbourne  2-3 Days 2-5 Days


3-4 Days 3-4 Days

Adelaide, Brisbane

3-6 Days 3-6 Days


3-5 Days 3-5 Days  


3-6 Days 3-6 Days


3-9 Days 4-9 Days

New Zealand*  

10 Days 

14 Days

Express Postage All States 1-3 Days from dispatch date. 


PLEASE NOTE: Express Postage applies to delivery only and does not speed up production time. You will be required to allow for standard production time on all orders. 


*Express postage to New Zealand is NOT available


 *Orders shipped as a Standard Letter do not contain tracking information. 


Shipping estimates are as per Australia Post guidelines. For specific postage times (Australia only); refer to Australia Post Postage Calculator Click Here 


PLEASE NOTE: Days refer to business days and all pricing includes shipping, handling and packaging. 



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