When it comes to deciding on a gift to buy Dad this Father's Day, there are a few factors to take into account. Firstly, it should be something he doesn't already have; secondly it should be something he'll like and use, and thirdly it should be something that he wouldn't buy for himself. So what does that leave? An experience! We've selected the top experiences according to the different types of dads out there to help you get it right!
He has the best stories from all his travels and has the ability to turn a negative situation into a positive one. Growing up he never took the family on holiday - he took you on an adventure! He doesn’t believe in maps or schedules, preferring to see where the day or dirt track takes him because not knowing what’s around the corner is all part of the fun.
His secret superpower is: Being able to produce a protein bar on cue.
Recommended gifts for adventurous dads:
He swirls his wine, smells his food and comments on its presentation at restaurants - and at home. He’s the go-to guy for recommendations on where to eat and which wine will perfectly compliment a meal. In his downtime he loves to experiment and rate new recipes with a system he devised himself. Growing up he would lecture you about the importance of putting utensils back where they ‘live’.
His secret superpower is: His ability to make something out of nothing.
Recommended gifts for culinary dads:
He’s a risk-taker who has a zest and passion for life. He’s the kind of dad that can make the most boring things fun. He is a collector of experiences who is passionate about checking things off his bucket list. He’s always on-the-go and packs as much as he can into each and every day. Growing up he use to see how high he could throw you up in the air.
His secret superpower is: Sleeping with his eyes open.
Recommended gifts for thrill-seeking dads:
He loves nature and spending time outdoors whether it’s going for a bush walk, working in the garden or spending time at the beach. Growing up he’d take the family on camping trips and would insist everyone make the most of ‘breathing in the fresh air’. He is the type of dad that would capture a spider in the house and set it free.
His secret superpower is: His ability to talk to animals - or so he says.
Recommended gifts for nature-loving dads:
He has a unique way of looking at the world. He loves his games and gadgets and gets super excited about things like special effects and trilogies. Growing up you could rely on him to help you with your homework and spouting “Did you know…” facts. He has a thirst for knowledge and a collection of books that could rival that of the local library. Leaving the house without a jacket is his idea of living dangerously.
His secret superpower is: Knowing something about everything.
Recommended gifts for geeky, but lovable dads:
Want to really spoil Dad? This helicopter flight and altitude golf experience will blow every dad away!
Need more ideas? View our full range of Father's Day gift ideas here