10 gifts that every dad wants but won't tell you

by Elisa Parry

Most of the time, Dads can be pretty straightforward. But when it comes to gifts, they can be hopeless at expressing just what they are after. If you’re very lucky, they might drop a hint or two, but most of the time, you face the task of looking for Father’s Day gifts with no clue as to what Dad actually wants. Don’t panic. If you are stuck when it comes to Father’s Day gift ideas, we’re here to make it easy for you. Here’s a list of 10 Father’s Day presents that every Dad wants but won’t tell you. You’re welcome.

Tandem skydive

Give Dad the ultimate adrenaline rush with a tandem skydive! Go in with your siblings and help Dad tick off an item from his bucket list! This will definitely get his heart pumping!

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Warbird plane flying over Hobart
Aerobatic flight

Gift Dad the chance to spread his wings (and live out his Top Gun fantasy) with an aerobatic flight. Jet Fighter flights are the perfect gift for flying enthusiasts. This is not a Father’s Day present he’ll forget in a hurry!

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Helicopter flight

A helicopter flight is the perfect flying experience gift that Dad will enjoy, without having heart palpitations. This is a great way to take in the sights of the city and stunning Sydney Harbour.

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Meat BBQ cooking class

Fact: all Dads love a good barbie. If your Dad also loves to overcook the steaks, you might want to gift him a BBQ cooking class to help him brush up on his skills. It’s time to take those backyard BBQs to the next level!

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Why gift Dad a new set of golf clubs when you can give him a private lesson with a PGA professional? For those who are a little less serious about their golfing, there’s always putt putt!

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Rally drive experience

Is your Dad ready for an off-road adventure? Would he love the opportunity to drive as hard and as fast as he can? A rally experience is the perfect Father’s Day present gift. He can cruise around the track or enjoy a hot lap in the passenger seat with a pro behind the wheel!

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Man standing in front of V8 race car
V8 race car experience

You can’t go wrong with a V8 race car experience. Just imagine the smile on his face as he feels the power of a V8 engine roar before he’s off and racing on a championship track! This is a once-in-a-lifetime bucket list item that is certain to impress.

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Sports and luxury car hire

Does your Dad dream about being behind the wheel of a Ferrari? While the car might be a little out of your price range, you can always make his dream come true for a day! Gift Dad the ride of his life with a sports or luxury car hire experience. We guarantee you won’t be able to wipe the smile off his face.

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Brewery tour

Planning on gifting Dad a six-pack this Father’s Day? Take things to the next level and throw in a cheeky brewery tour. If your dad dabbles in homebrew, you could always do a brewing class together so he can brush up on his skills!

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Fishing trip

Celebrate Father’s Day by spending quality time with Dad on the water. There are a range of charters that cater to all experience levels so you don’t have to be a pro fisherman to enjoy yourself.

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