20 Father’s Day Ideas on the Gold Coast
Fathers Day is Sunday 2nd September, and if you haven’t got dad a present yet, then there’s no need to worry. Forget about the hassle of shopping, and buying dad socks, or a mug, or another screwdriver set. Here we’ve listed the best 20 Fathers Day Gift Ideas for dad that he will truly appreciate!
1. The Dad That Loves To BBQ
Try something new and discover the round boat hire thanks to Coasting Around where there’s an esky to keep dad’s drinks and snacks chilled or a BBQ station with charcoal fire on request. Glide on the water as he completely unwinds and relaxes, surrounded by the best views!
2. The Dad That Loves The Classics
Travel the winding roads of the Gold Coast Hinterland to Tamborine Mountain with Mustang Tours Gold Coast. Soak up the beautiful scenery of the scenic rim as dad relaxes in the back of a classic 1960’s Convertible Mustang, travelling his way to the 5-star Witches Falls Winery where he will be able to taste award-winning wines with accompanying cheese. Or perhaps he’d prefer to picnic beneath the spectacular waterfalls, canyons and rainforests of Springbrook National Park in Mustang Sally style? Customize your own tour to suit your dad!
3. The Dad That Loves Boating
Cruise the Gold Coast waterways where dad can explore the scenic canals with a boat hire. Rent dad a bowrider or half cabin with Capri Boat Hire where he’ll have dolphins swimming in the wake and he can explore the nearby islands of Wavebreak or South Stradbroke- the perfect oasis for a private picnic.
4. The Dad That Loves Fishing
There’s simply no place better to wet a line than on the Coast. Choose to take dad on a tour through the canals and Broadwater or take his adventures outside in the Pacific Ocean for some deep sea fishing thrills! Whether dad is experienced or a newbie to the fishing game, a Gold Coast Fishing Charter has your back!
5. The Dad That Wants to Feel Like a Million Bucks
Aboard this beautiful catamaran tour, the stunning Gold Coast Broadwater is dad’s playground. During the day he will enjoy spectacular views and access to pristine beaches and isolated islands. He will feel rejuvenated and revived as he lazes on the sun deck and dives into the clear blue water with Sailing in Paradise.
6. The Dad That Needs a Thrill
Dad will experience full 360° spins, high-speed drifting, in a high-speed jet boat experience! Paradise Jet Boating adrenaline packed rides are famous for the unique combination of jetboat thrills and adventure mixed with stunning scenery & sightseeing.
7. The Dad That Loves Magic
Witness some of the world’s most impressive Las Vegas-style grand Illusions LIVE on the Gold Coast with 5 time champion of magic and Australian Entertainer of the Year, Master Illusionist Matt Hollywood. He’ll shock, stun and amaze dad with an action-packed evening of mind-blowing entertainment.
8. The Dad That is Active
Dad will be able to walk 35 meters high above the rainforest canopy with Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk and view the majestic strangler figs and ancient trees to rare orchids and the spectacular panorama.
9. The Dad That Loves Discovering New Things
Dad will discover fruit he’s never even heard of before at Tropical Fruit World. Enjoy the scenic drive to this fruit farm, and learn about the 500+ fruits on offer.
10. The Dad That Loves Nature
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World is a hidden treasure of panorama- waterfalls, ponds, colourful plantings and aviaries full of exotic parrots and birds that will land upon dad’s shoulder. Truly wondrous and an enjoyable outing for everyone!
11. The Dad That Loves Action Heroes
Dad will really enjoy shooting pistols in a safe environment with Southport Indoor Pistol Club. He will learn how to handle pistols safely, take aim, and fire! A fun and new experience he will be talking about for months!
12. The Dad That Is Crazy
Tick skydiving off your dad’s bucket lists with Gold Coast Skydive or Skydive Australia. It’s the big daddy, the adventure and rush by which all others are measured. Amazingly, the buzz of free fall is an easy and safe experience.
13. The Dad That Loves to Burn Rubber
Get dad behind the wheel of a go-kart where he can really out his racing skills to the test! There are a few go karting facilities to choose from on the Gold Coast, but you’re guaranteed to feed his need for speed at any one of them!
14. The Dad That Loves The Arts
Check out the latest events at HOTA, the Home of The Arts (formerly known as the Gold Coast Arts Centre). There’s always something perfect here for dad- from theatre to musicians, comedians, art exhibits, and cultural events!
15. The Dad That Loves Sports
Let Dad work on his par, and take his swing to the next level. As a modern, state of the art sporting complex, KDV Sport is the ultimate high-quality golf and tennis facility using the latest technology available for improved performance.
16. The Dad That’s a Connoisseur
Dad will love the tour to Australia’s oldest registered and continuous working rum distillery only 30 min from the Gold Coast. Experience and explore the Beenleigh Rum Distillery and learn how the artisans craft fine Australian rum. Dad will even get to sample the range Beenleigh products of his choice from the premium Beenleigh range.
17. The Dad That Loves Adventure
Gold Coast Adventure Flights offers the chance to ride in a powerful prop driven Warbird aircraft, just like the flying aces of yesteryear. Let dad embark on an exhilarating aerobatic flight or a thrilling adventure flight in a Russian YAK 52 aircraft over the stunning beaches of the Gold Coast taking in the sites of Surfers Paradise and the Hinterland.
18. The Dad That Needs a Break
His destination is the peace and quiet of Couran Cove Island Resort, an exclusive eco retreat surrounded by pristine white beaches, beautiful rainforest and native Australian wildlife. Two swimming pools and free use of kayaks in the lagoon will keep the kids fully occupied, so dad can catch up on his R&R. A delicious lunch is included and served at the Couran Cove Island Resort Poolside Restaurant.
19. The Dad That’s a Movie Buff
Treat dad to the modern luxury of Gold Class at Pacific Fair’s Event Cinemas. Dad will rest his feet up on the extra roomy recliner seats and will have his personal waiter come on request so he can order anything from beer to burgers.
20. The Dad That Has It All
Celebrate Father’s Day on the Gold Coast by spoiling him to a dinner. With world-renowned chefs and unrivalled Broadwater views, it isn’t hard to see why locals and international guests alike choose Marina Mirage for a memorable culinary experience.