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Father's Day present ideas

Surprise Dad this Father’s Day with an experience he’s been dreaming about for years. RedBalloon has a wide range of presents for Dad, including thrilling flying and driving experiences, golf, fishing and more. Still need more Father’s Day present ideas? Browse our experience categories and check out our top picks. Gift an enriching experience this Father’s Day, Sunday 5th September 2021.


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Top 5 presents

  1. V8 Race Car Driving - 6 Laps - Melbourne

    Suit up for an exhilarating driving experience that will have you behind the wheel of a V8 race car. Put the pedal to the metal for six laps around Sandown Raceway, receiving professional instruction and encouragement throughout.

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  2. Helicopter Flight Over Sydney and Beaches - 20 Minutes

    Take in all of Sydney's famous icons during this thrilling helicopter flight. Soar above the world-famous harbour for views of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House and be treated to unsurpassed vistas of the golden sands of Bondi Beach and Watsons Bay.

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  3. 14,000ft Tandem Skydive with Beach Landing - Caloundra

    Take the ultimate leap from up to 14,000ft in the air! Experience 65 seconds of heart-pounding freefall before your instructor deploys the parachute and you float back down to ground, witnessing panoramic views of the Sunshine Coast.

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  4. Fishing Trip Offshore Reef in Port Hacking - Half Day

    Motor out into the deep blue and experience the best fishing trip of your life! Equipped with top-notch fishing equipment, you'll reel in a variety of fish species whilst learning a trick or two from the expert crew.

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  5. Subaru WRX Rally Drive - 4 Drive Laps + 1 Hot Lap - Perth

    Turn the heat up as you get behind the wheel of a Turbo WRX rally car. Uncover the secrets of this awesome car as you try make each lap faster, before strapping in for an exhilarating hot lap.

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Father’s Day present ideas Australia Wide

Father’s Day 2021 falls on Sunday the 5th of September and will be here before we know it! If you’re looking for the best Father’s presents for Dad, RedBalloon has you covered. Let our range of Father’s Day gift ideas inspire you and help you find the best gift yet. From skydiving to V8 racing, and brewery tours to water sports, our range of experiences will definitely score you some extra brownie points and title you as Dad’s number one! Make sure to check out our full range of Father’s Day gifts.

If you’re looking for great gift ideas for men whether it’s your husband or your old man, a thoughtful experience from RedBalloon is the perfect present from any wife, child or family member. No matter what his personality type, there is an experience for every type of Dad. Why not rally your siblings together to give dad the ultimate experience from RedBalloon? Combine your budgets to give a bucket list-worthy gift he’ll never forget like shark diving, bridge climbing, Ferrari driving and more.

What is the most popular Father’s Day gift?

Find inspiration and amazing gift ideas online at RedBalloon. With our wide variety of experiences perfect for every father, you’ll find the best gifts for Dad here. We’ve curated a list of some of the best present ideas for dad 2021 including:

  • Skydiving: the sky’s the limit when it comes to your Father’s Day ideas. Our range of skydives Australia wide are some of the most popular presents for Dad as it is a once in a lifetime experience he’ll truly love. It’s an amazing Father’s Day gift idea that will leave him feeling exhilarated and on an adrenaline high.
  • Brewery tour: give an extra special gift that will go down a treat. Brewery tours and beer tastings will not only treat his taste buds but leave him raving about it to all his friends. It is one of the best gifts for men who love cracking open a cold one and enjoying the simpler things in life.
  • V8 experience: If your dad feels the need for speed, one of the most unique gifts you could give him this Father’s Day is racing around the track. He’ll feel the rush with a V8 experience, putting the pedal to the metal and will leave wanting to try it again and again!
  • Fishing trip: hit the sea this Father’s Day and let him experience the perfect catch. If your dad loves getting out on the water then a fishing trip is just what he needs. It’s one of the most thoughtful gifts for Dad that goes beyond any present he would have received before.
  • BBQ cooking class: The gift that keeps on giving…learning to cook! With one of our BBQ cooking classes, he’ll be cooking up a storm in the kitchen in no time and will love putting his new skills and recipes to use for the family. It is an amazing Father’s Day present his stomach will thank him for.

What do Dads want for Father’s Day?

For Father’s Day, what Dad wouldn’t love to be given an enriching experience! Dad’s often don’t ask for anything or simply say typical, boring gifts like clothes or tech that doesn’t require too much thought. Instead of gifting one of these this year, why not give a present that will last a lifetime. RedBalloon experiences are the best way to celebrate the bond between a Dad and his children, bringing them together over a shared experience. These are the perfect Father’s Day presents that he’ll never forget and show how much you care for your old man. He may even drop hints throughout the year around experiences he has always wanted to try ‘one day’ but never has. Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to gift him one of these memorable experiences from helicopter flights to whale watching cruises and so much more.

Top 5 tips for the perfect Father’s Day present?

At RedBalloon, we have the top 5 tips on how to give the perfect Father’s Day gift this year.

  1. Pick an experience from RedBalloon’s Father’s Day range. Find inspiration from our gift ideas before deciding on the perfect present for your old man.
  2. Once you have found the perfect gift, why not also get the same experience for yourself so you can go along too. Experiences are better when shared and there is nothing more thoughtful than creating memories just the two of you as you spend time together during the experience. You can also discover our range of experiences for two.
  3. When you purchase the experience voucher, you can include a message. This is the perfect time to tell your dad how much he means to you and thank him for everything he has done over the years. It is the perfect extra touch that makes your gift that much more memorable.
  4. When you purchase the gift, why not book in the experience in advance so that everything is taken care of for your dad! You’ve done all the organising for him, all he has to do is enjoy himself.
  5. When it comes to giving your dad his gift on Father’s Day, why not wrap it up the experience voucher in a massive box to disguise it. He will have no clue what it is and be surprised and delighted once he realises he gets to embark on a fun experience with you!

If you’re stuck for ideas this Father’s Day, discover the amazing range of gifts for Dad Australia-wide on RedBalloon. Let us inspire you and help find exactly what you’re looking for to make this year the best one yet! With our range of fun, exciting and unique Father’s Day present ideas, there is something for every type of Dad. If you’re overwhelmed with the range of experiences available, don’t worry! You can also give a RedBalloon gift voucher and let him decide. Starting at $25, gift vouchers are valid for five years and can be used any of our experiences. Your dad will love being able to pick his own experience, which guarantees you’ve given him a gift he loves!

Are you after more Father’s Day inspo? Check out our blog for the latest articles on presents for dad, things to do on Father’s Day, customer reviews and more. If you’re looking for a Father’s Day present you can enjoy together, discover our range of experiences for 2 that are perfect for spending quality time with your old man. Make sure you keep an eye out for awesome Father’s Day sale launching soon. With these amazing deals, you’ll find the perfect gift for an even better price!

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