We’ll say it… some dads are just difficult to buy for. If your old man seems to have everything already, resist the temptation to get him another pack of socks or undies. Here are some gifts he’ll always remember receiving, whether you’re buying for Father’s Day, his birthday, Christmas or just to say thanks.
The secret to a great gift for dads of all ages is zeroing in on their hobbies and personality. We’ve amazing options to suit sporty dads, social dads, foodie dads and everything in between, but here are 10 gift ideas we think will blow all previous gifts out of the water.
Bring dad’s dreams of becoming a racing driver to life with a V8 driving experience. With expert instruction he’ll take the wheel of one of these incredible supercars and take it for a spin around a real racetrack. You could even find your nearest track and challenge him to see who’s fastest.
Dad will love the views and the relaxing sensation of floating with the wind on a hot air balloon ride. It’s the perfect way to get away from it all for a while and a true bucket list experience. It’s also a great opportunity for him to put his photography skills to the test, with some unbelievable views on offer.
There’s nothing on earth quite like the experience of freefall. Our tandem skydives are available at locations around Australia and are a gift your thrill-seeking dad will never forget. No previous experience needed, the professional instructors make sure all tandem skydivers are fully prepared on the day.
Want to give dad a really special gift? A helicopter ride is hard to top! Soar across the sky and see the world from a whole new angle. These flights take in some of Australia’s most scenic locations, from Sydney Harbour to the natural beauty of Uluru.
Forget taking your dad to the local, let him indulge his inner connoisseur with one of our beer tasting and brewery tours. These are a great way to get out doing something together, sneak a peek behind the scenes to see how beer is made and, of course, enjoy some delicious drinks. Many of the tours also include tasty food, so you won’t go hungry either.
Put your skills to the test and challenge your dad to a game of golf. It’s a great way to spend quality time together and you can even get the whole family, or a couple of his mates, involved too. Treat him to some of the world’s best courses by booking in for a game at the realistic golf simulator in Penrith, Sydney. It’s a great way to play in all weather conditions, with equipment supplied and with drinks and food close at hand.
For adrenaline junkie dads it’s hard to beat the thrills of an aerobatic flight. These incredible experiences offer the full stunt plane experience, combining breathtaking views and exhilarating manoeuvres, at locations across Australia. Stunt planes, warbirds, tiger moths and jet fighters are all options available to choose from, so if you want to give dad an experience he’ll never forget, choose one of these.
A real bucket list favourite, the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb offers unbelievable views over the world’s most beautiful harbour, including the Opera House and skyline. Treat dad to these incredible views, or join him for one of the most memorable journeys you ever take together. Choose from daytime, twilight or night climbs.