Father’s Day gifts for the difficult to buy for Dad

by Elisa Parry

Dads aren’t often easy to buy for. They aren’t always the best communicators either, and while some Dads might drop the occasional hint, getting any clues out of others can be like pulling teeth. The other problem can be that your Dad has already bought himself everything he could possibly want or need! If your Dad falls into the difficult to buy for category, don’t panic. We’ve pulled together a list of Father’s Day gift ideas that he’s certain to love.

Father’s Day gifts for the difficult to buy for Dad

Ferrari Joy Ride

Chances are you probably can’t afford to buy Dad a brand-new Ferrari for Father’s Day, but you can gift him a joyride on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Dad will also get the chance for a photo shoot with the car. We have a feeling this shot will be going straight to the pool room.  

Father’s Day gifts for the difficult to buy for Dad

Shark diving at Sydney SEA LIFE Aquarium

Time for Dad to jump inside the fish tank and get up close and personal with a shark or two. Imagine the rush of coming face-to-face with a shark?! This is an experience Dad won’t forget in a hurry.

Father’s Day gifts for the difficult to buy for Dad

Whale Shark swim and snorkel tour with lunch and photos

If Dad loves getting out and about in nature, diving with whale sharks is one experience he’ll be dying to tick off his bucket list. He’ll experience the ultimate thrill swimming alongside these majestic creatures. It’s like being inside a David Attenborough documentary!

Father’s Day gifts for the difficult to buy for Dad

Roar ‘n’ snore sleepover at Melbourne Zoo

Another great idea for Dads who love animals is the Roar ‘n’ Snore experience at Melbourne Zoo. Dad will experience behind-the-scenes access to Melbourne Zoo after dark while camping out at the historical Elephant Exhibit.  

Father’s Day gifts for the difficult to buy for Dad

Brew your own beer experience

Even if Dad already dabbles in homebrew, it may not be drinkable… Gift Dad the chance to become a master brewer under the guidance of experienced experts and he might start enjoying his own batches at home.  

Father’s Day gifts for the difficult to buy for Dad

Fishing trip

Does Dad love his fishing? Send him out on a five-hour fishing adventure off the coast of Noosa. He’ll enjoy an action-packed day on the water with top quality gear and tackle so he’ll have every chance to catch the fish of a lifetime.  

Father’s Day gifts for the difficult to buy for Dad

Jetpack and flyboard combo experience

Looking for something really different to treat Dad with this Father’s Day? Give him the chance to soar above the water on a jetpack and flyboard experience. He’ll channel his inner superhero and fly up to 10 metres in the air.  

Father’s Day gifts for the difficult to buy for Dad

Light aircraft Sydney Harbour training flight

Give Dad wings this Father’s Day. He’ll have the chance to take the controls of a light aircraft as they cruise over the Northern Beaches and Sydney Harbour.  

Father’s Day gifts for the difficult to buy for Dad

Behind the scenes tour of SCG and Allianz stadium

On this behind-the-scenes tour of the SCG Dad will be able to get up close to iconic sports memorabilia like Don Bradman's 1948 baggy green cap and Steve Waugh's lucky red hanky! This is an unforgettable experience for all sports lovers, but especially cricket fans.  

Father’s Day gifts for the difficult to buy for Dad

Bonus offer rally drive and buggy hot lap

Get ready to send the dust flying! This experience will see Dad tearing up the race track driving an eight-lap circuit in the Yamaha YXZ. Once he’s done behind the wheel, he’ll also get a hot lap experience with a professional driver in the front seat to see how fast they can really go!  

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