Treat dad well this Father’s Day with gift ideas to suit all budgets.
It’s that time of year again where dad gets spoiled rotten with love for Father’s Day. Convey that love with treating him to something that will up his travel game in preparation for the next adventure. After all the effort he has put in, we’re sure he deserves the holiday.
Here we share our top Father’s Day gift ideas to suit dad’s travelling ways – and to get dad packing!
Superdry Icon Brynner Cardigan
Don’t want dad to look like a dork in the holiday happy snaps? Neither do we. Treat dad to look good, feel good, and most of all, warm with Superdry’s Icon Brynner Cardigan. The cardi’s sports a timeless, geometric design, so it can stay in the wardrobe for years to come without ever looking out of style or season.
The casual cardigan is made up of wool blend and fleece lining to keep dad extra snug on those cold winter days, or nights by the campfire and is easy to throw on with its middle zipper. We don’t blame you if you ask dad to loan this cardigan on your next winter getaway: it’s comfy, chic and cosy all in one.
Superdry Icon Brynner Cardigan available from Superdry for $299.95
Samsonite Marcus Eco Backpack
From bottle to bag, Samsonite’s Marcus Eco Backpack is an uber-sleek and eco-conscious business backpack, perfect for any working dad on the go. The Marcus Eco is made with Recyclex, a textile created from 100% post-consumer plastic bottles. Ever so handy, the backpack also comes with a convenient laptop and tablet compartment, lockable zippers, and hidden organisational pockets.
Samsonite Marcus Eco Backpack is available from Samsonite for $219
Infamous Swim Hank Men’s Shorts
Give your dad extra beach cred with the Australian swimwear brand has got your dad’s (lower) back – literally. Infamous Swim is well-known for dressing families ‘matchy-matchy’, but done in a very hip way (and super comfortable too!). The men’s range starts at $79 and boys from $55. Not just a boys-only club, dads can get matching prints with their daughters too. The men’s Hank shorts come in a range of six different fun prints: Safari Leopard, Onyx Leopard, Tropicana, Black with Safari Leopard pocket, Paradise & NSM Kitty Leopard with sizing ranges from 30-40.
The Infamous Swim Hank shorts are available from Infamous Swim from $55
Old Kempton Distillery’s Personalised Tasting Packs
Change up your father’s whisky ways with a flavour trip to Tasmania.
Heritage-listed Dysart House in Kempton is home to the boutique distillery, Old Kempton Distillery. This year, the distillery is offering personalised tasting packs with tasting bottles from its whisky collection, ranging from stout, muscat, cherry, pinot and more. Choose between three to six whisky varieties with all packs including a distillery Glen Cairn glass too, so one more drink souvenir to add to the home bar cabinet.
Old Kempton Distillery’s Personalised Tasting Packs available from Old Kempton Distillery from $80
Add some extra street cred to dad’s wardrobe with practical attire he would dig and most importantly, wear again and again.
Comfort is key when deciding what takes space in the suitcase and the Canterbury hoodie is a no-brainer. It is comfy, easy to chuck on and stylish too, perfect for flights or those long travel days. It comes in many variations, from loud and proud logo feature to discreet design.
The Canterbury H220 collection is available from Canterbury from $34.98
Samsonite Spark SNG Eco 79cm Suitcase
Make dad’s next trip an eco-friendly one with luggage case to help save the world!
Samsonite’s Spark SNG Eco 79cm Suitcase is made from Recyclex, a game-changing material that is made from recycled plastic bottles and with cork material used for the trimmings. The environmentally conscious suitcase is just as sturdy as Samsonite’s luggage products with the added benefit of helping to reduce waste. It’s not short of protective features either, with the suitcase containing TSA cable locks, large zippers for extra security, double recessed wheels and extra cork back protection that to add to its trendy look.
Samsonite’s Spark SNG Eco Suitcase is available from Samsonite for $499
Dermalist Radiance Essentials Kit
Give dad’s skin that extra holiday glow with the help from Dermalist. The Radiance Essentials Trial Kit is designed to help skin look and feel healthy. Each scientifically formulated kit contains Dermalist’s ultra-hydrating lactic cleanser(40ml), ultra smoothing facial exfoliant (30ml) and serum skin perfector (10ml), with products working as a three-step routine to leave the skin smoother, hydrated and radiant. Just think of how lush your dad would look post-trip!
Radiance Essentials Trial Kit is available from Dermalist for $79
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Clear Collective Black Velvet Reusable Face Mask
If 2020 has taught us anything, it is to be prepared with face masks. Australian made and owned cotton mask company, Clear Collective, is leading the way with making eco-friendly masks that are washable and reusable and did we mention, trendy?
Masks come in different styles and colours, although our top pick is the black velvet face mask. It is a bit of added luxury on the face with a premium lightweight velvet outer layer that is still breathable and comfortable to wear while doing its job to keep the nasties (unhealthy air and bacteria) from coming in.
The Black Velvet Face Mask is available from Clear Collective for $59.95
Thermos Trailsman Tote
Treat dad to the coolest tote bag around. Keyword being cool as the Thermos Trailman Tote is an insulated cooler bag, perfect for those outdoor activities or on the field. Make your dad ever so popular with his mates with this bag a bar-on-the-go, able to carry 36 bevvies and keeping them chilled for a long time. Made with 500D polyester with matte TPU coating, the bag is designed with removable and adjustable straps and a nifty metal bottle opener attached. Cheers to something dad will more than be happy to use.
Thermos Trailsman Tote available from Anaconda from $74.99
Dads can be like superheroes. Fixing things, teaching the ropes and zipping around (especially when it comes to your moving day) to make sure all is well in your world. Sometimes they need that extra energy kick to perform their fatherly duties. Give them a boost with this jumbo-sized 16oz Uppercup. The barista designed-walled coffee cups are BPA & BPS Free and B Corporation Certified, giving your dad that extra coffee street cred.
Jumbo Uppercup is available from Uppercup for $27.50
The Wood Roaster ‘Winter Blend’ Coffee Beans
Perk your dad up with homebrew – of coffee that is. Now that you got him the sustainable cup (see above), give him coffee made from sustainable practices too with a taste of Sydney’s speciality roasting greats, The Wood Roaster. The Wood Roaster’s latest seasonal winter blend combines the roaster’s top bean picks from Brazil (Yellow Bourbon) Ethiopia (Yirgacheffe) and Rwanda (Miribizi) to create a unique coffee profile of rich and warm flavours. The beans are wood-fired roasted using the highest quality timber – Australian ironbark – to bring out the intense flavour of the beans. The result? One intense cuppa to leave dad going for seconds.
Winter Blend is available from The Wood Roaster from $14 (250gr)
Pacifico Optical Sunglasses
Whether dad is the sleek, stylish kind or the kind that purchases their sun protection at the servo purely out of necessity, there’s no doubt they’ll be grateful to unwrap a pair of these Pacifico ‘Lucious’ sunglasses on Father’s Day. The Lucious sunglasses not only look bangin’, but the category 3 lenses offer UV400 Protection, blocking out 99% of the suns harmful UV rays. A multilayer anti-reflective coating on the lenses also reduces glare, whilst the exterior is hard-coated to prevent scratching – perfect for the active (or slightly more uncoordinated) dad.
Pacifico Optical Lucious sunglasses are available from Pacifico Optical for $159
Elements of Byron 5 Night Retreat
When socks and jocks just don’t cut it, spoil dad silly with an ultra indulgent 5-day getaway at Elements of Byron. It’s the ultimate ‘thank you for raising me’ for a travel-loving dad. The luxury property sits beachside on 50 acres of luscious rainforest, making it virtually impossible to feel any way other than completely blissed out during the stay. Over five days, dad can join in on any number of outdoor activities including surfing, beachside horse riding, morning yoga, and even boxing.
Elements of Byron 5 night package is available at Elements Of Byron from $1495
*All prices are correct at time of publishing and subject to change without notice.
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