Father’s Day gift ideas for every dad

Struggling for Father’s Day gifts? Yup, dads are notoriously hard to buy for. But, nothing says ‘I love you’ more than a unique opportunity for Dad to enjoy his favourite things. So, to make your Father’s Day 2020 an easy one, we’ve gathered up our favourite Father’s Day experiences that are available on RedBalloon right now. There’s something for every dad. And if you can’t make up your mind, grab a voucher for him to choose his favourite experience instead! #FathersDaySorted 

For the foodie dad

American Smoking BBQ Cooking Class – Brisbane

Father's Day bbq

Dad can learn how to produce mouthwatering fall-off-the-bone meat every time he barbecues!

Get a cold beer on arrival, throw on an apron and learn different barbecue techniques such as smoking with charcoal, discover spice rubs and learn about temperatures and timings.

Winery Tour and Tasting with Italian Lunch – For 2

wine tasting experience for Father's Day

Perfect for the wine drinking dads (mum will like this one, too!), take a look behind the scenes at one of Queensland’s best wineries, sample a range of acclimated wines, and enjoy a delicious Tuscan-inspired alfresco lunch.

Set on picturesque Mount Cotton, with stunning views of Moreton Bay and Stradbroke Island, it’s a blissful well-earned Father’s Day escape.

For the animal loving dad

Father’s Day falls during whale watching season. And Southeast Queensland is one of the best places in Australia to experience these majestic creatures.

Our long stretch of coastline offers several whale watching options to choose from.

Swim with humpback whales on the Sunshine Coast 

swim with whales

See whales in their own environment in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to swim with humpback whales, under the guidance of a fully trained crew and guide. 

Whale Watching Cruise – Surfers Paradise

whale watching surfers paradise

For those that prefer to keep their feet dry, a whale watching cruise is the perfect way to experience the whales. This experience includes a river cruise past the magnificent architecture of Surfers Paradise, and promises small groups so you have the closest whale encounter possible. 

VIP Brisbane Whale Watching Cruise

vip whale watching cruise

For the VIP dad, this VIP Cruise is a 5-hour whale watching adventure. With exclusive seating, complimentary beverage and a delicious buffet lunch, this VIP package provides the ultimate experience to watch the whales as they frolic and splash around the boat. 

For the action-loving dad

V8 Race Car Drive and Hot Laps Combo – 9 Laps – Brisbane

v8 racing experience for Father's Day

Does Dad love cars? He can jump behind the wheel of a Holden or Ford V8 race car and drive around one of Australia’s best race tracks! This experience combines six driving laps with three passenger hot laps to really get his adrenaline pumping.

Skydive Over Sunshine Coast

skydiving over the Sunshine Coast

For a true action-filled experience, a tandem skydive is a must-do! Experience 50 seconds of freefall, take in views from Noosa to Moreton Island (even Double Island Point and Brisbane on a clear day), and enjoy the peace of gliding under a parachute to a beach landing. This is an experience he will never forget!

For the dad in lockdown

Virtual Golf Lesson – Live

virtual golf lesson Father's Day gift

Dads can perfect their swing without ever leaving home with this interactive golfing lesson. Receive real-time pointers and tips from an expert coach. A video of your lesson will be emailed to you afterwards, covering the key points and notes. 

Virtual Whisky Tasting with Whisky Pack and Food Hamper

virtual whisky tasting Father's Day gift
Join a whisky connoisseur and enjoy a virtual whisky tasting from the comfort of home.

Four of the finest single malts and a gourmet hamper of sweet and savoury bites perfectly matched to each whisky will be delivered to your door, along with tasting notes.  Then jump online for an hour with an expert host to walk you through the tasting.

2 Night Glamping Tent Hire – For 2

glamping experience for Father's Day

Looking for the ultimate staycation? This two-night glamping tent hire is perfect for the surprise backyard campout. Tent is kitted out with all the mod cons. Includes delivery, set up and pack down. 

For the dad who has everything

Gold Coast Hot Air Balloon Flight

hot air balloon ride over the Gold Coast

Want to treat dad to something special? How about a magical 30 minute hot air balloon flight?

With picture perfect views of the Gold Coast, float amongst the clouds on an unforgettable flight. A truly unique experience for a very special dad. 

Mary Valley Rattler Steam Train Experience

Mary Valley Rattler train

Sit back, relax and enjoy the gorgeous scenery of Mary Valley aboard the beautifully restored Mary Valley Rattler steam train. Add to the experience with a delicious picnic to share on the trip. A perfect family experience.  


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