Father’s Day, which is fast approaching for our Australian readers, is a great opportunity to thank your dad for everything he’s done for you, from teaching you how to drive, to making you cringe (but inwardly laugh) at his terrible (but secretly great) dad jokes.
But it can be tough to come up with good ideas for a Father’s Day gift. You want something that your dad will actually like and use; a gift that’ll make him happy and feel like the best dad in the world.
That’s where we come in. We’ve curated a list of the best Father’s Day gifts suitable for your dad, grandpa, or even partner (if he’s a new dad and it’s his first Father’s Day). All these gifts are practical, stylish, or cool, and we guarantee that the perfect gift for specifically your dad is in our guide below. We’ve got everything from socks, to barbeques, to razors, to whiskey; there’s something for every kind of dad.
Take a look at our gift ideas and discover the best Father’s Day gifts available. Trust us, none of these gifts will be a faux pa (sorry, we had to make at least one dad joke).
DMARGE Framed Print
A framed print is a sure-fire great Father’s Day gift for dads. DMARGE has released a series of limited edition framed prints from history's unseen moments; from Mick Jagger to James Bond, this limited series is a great choice for dads everywhere. Prices start at AU$295.
One of Australia’s most celebrated wine brands, St Hugo has collaborated with Australian Formula One star, Daniel Ricciardo to co-produce a series of fine wines. Drawing from Ricciardo’s Italian heritage and implementing St Hugo’s ability to create wines of outstanding quality, the DR3 x St Hugo wine range is exquisite and any dad will love this as a Father’s Day gift. Prices start at AU$65.
Dedicated to making good-looking and beyond comfortable shoes that are consciously made, a pair of Cariuma sneakers is bound to make your dad happy. With a large selection of sneakers in different styles & colours, any pair is guaranteed to elevate your dad's style. Prices start at AU$109.
Aberfeldy, a distillery known for their award-winning whisky, was founded in Scotland in 1896; meaning it’s safe to say that Aberfeldy knows a thing or two about creating a premium Scotch whisky. If you’re after a classic gift for your dad this Father’s Day, you simply can’t go wrong with Aberfeldy’s 12 Year Old Single Malt Whiskey. It has a smooth, full flavoured taste with sweet overtones of honey, and any dad would be chuffed to receive this delicious whisky as a gift. Prices start at AU$76.90.
Most dads love a good cup of coffee, so why not give him a machine that'll allow him to have professional Italian espresso at home? Lavazza is renowned for their range of ‘A Modo Mio’ capsule coffee machines that all produce delicious barista-quality coffee. The collection consists of five machines all at varying price points; perfect for any budget! Plus, your dad will be thrilled at how easy it is to use Lavazza’s A Modo Mio machines. Delicious coffee from the comfort of his own home is what makes a Lavazza coffee machine a seriously perfect Father’s Day present. Prices start at AU$99.
Dad's will rarely splash out on a quality t-shirt for themselves and yet, they're wearing them almost daily. Your dad will be thrilled with a new t-shirt from Everlane, all of which are made with premium fabrics, to add to his wardrobe. Available in a variety of colours and styles, your dad will be chuffed. Prices start at AU$27.
It may seem like we're picking on your dad's style, but let's be honest: most dad's aren't that fashionable. But even if your dad is, he'll still love a Hugo Boss polo as a gift. Hugo Boss is renowned for creating instant classics with high-quality fabric, and will instantly add sophistication to your dad's wardrobe whether he's fashionable or not. Prices start at AU$139.
A pair of cool swim shorts will never go astray and any dad will be thrilled with a pair from Vilebrequin as a gift. All swim shorts are specially treated to be quick dry and are available in a large range of fun colours and prints. Prices start at AU$165.
Buying your dad some underwear for Father's Day is pretty much a necessity. Underwear is an essential for any man, makes an easy gift and in some instances, can play on your dad's particular interests. The latter is especially true with Stonemen underwear, an underwear brand based in Byron Bay, Australia that designs both printed underwear and more basic pairs in essential colours. It's the prints we want to focus on here, though, as you can get everything from underwear with fish to horses and surfers to maps of the world printed on them.
Better still, Stonemen underwear is incredibly well-made and makes a perfect alternative to the selection of more common big-brand names. Unique in every sense, Stonemen underwear makes the perfect Father's Day gift.
Whether your dad is a couch potato or a gym junkie, he'll definitely have aches and pains; we all do. Therefore, any dad will love a Therabody Massage Gun, specifically designed to relax and help sore muscles. All devices feature a customisable speed range, a handle design that eliminates hand/arm strain, and 16mm amplitude for deep muscle treatment. Prices start at AU$349.
For a dad who's a bit of a gym junkie, or even a dad who just enjoys comfortable clothes for their downtime, they'll love getting premium training gear as a gift. Lululemon is globally known for their awesome activewear, and you really can't go wrong with anything from their training line. We recommend pairing a top and a bottom, like the Drysense Short Sleeve and T.H.E. Short, for impressive Father’s Day gifts. Prices start from AU$35.
Whether your dad's a beer, wine, or whiskey drinker, elevate his favourite beverage with stunning Tom Dixon drinkware. All drinkware is inspired by the functional shapes and volume of scientific glassware, and are available in either timeless brushed black, or chic copper tones. He'll love the resplendent touch to happy hours at home. Prices start at AU$135.
Ray Ban is renowned for producing the most iconic styles of sunglasses, so you can't go wrong with gifting a pair of them. Your dad will appreciate the practicality of the gift (keeping his eyes protected) as well as the injection of cool into his style. Prices start at AU$89.
When it comes to Father’s Day gifts, there’s nothing more traditional than either a quality razor or shaving kit. Aesop offers both, and all razors and kits are expertly crafted with premium materials to guarantee a perfect shave every time. This gift will have your dad throwing out his supermarket razors and shaving creams for good, and he'll thank you for his best shaving experience ever. Prices start at AU$40.
Dedicated to providing incredible sound quality, a Sonos speaker will allow your dad to rock out to his favourite 70s & 80s classics at home. He'll enjoy how simple Sonos speakers can connect to his other devices, and that he can share whatever music, podcasts, or audiobooks he's been listening to with the whole family. Prices start at AU$269.
Speaking of traditional Father’s Day gifts, no matter what your dad's personality or interests are, Happy Socks will have a pair of socks that he'll love. Designed to inject colour, creativity, and personality into men's otherwise neutral outfits, these socks are uber comfortable and are available in a wide range of prints, colours, and styles. Happy Socks definitely has a pair that'll make any dad smile. Prices start at AU$12.95.
Uncommon Goods has an excellent range of condiments including hot sauce gift sets and beer-infused food rubs, all of which would make an excellent gift for every type of dad. Whether your dad likes spicy, gourmet, or sweet condiments, you'll find something that'll most definitely please his taste buds when you get dad an Uncommon Goods condiments set. Prices start at AU$17.
If you're wanting a more luxurious gift for your dear dad, go for a resplendent piece of jewellery. You can't go wrong with a ring from Miansai; renowned for producing stylish rings made from quality sterling silver and plated in 14 karat gold. While any dad will feel really special with a gift like this, we recommend getting a new dad this opulent gift to commemorate his first ever Father’s Day. Prices start at AU$135.
If you want to spoil your dad, there's nothing quite like a lavish Timex watch as a gift. Your dad will love the classic aesthetic Timex has to offer as well as how practical Timex’s watches are. Plus, he'll be reminded of you whenever he wears it. Prices start at AU$89.
Born out of the COVID-19 lockdowns that kept people home, Cocktail Porter was founded to provide premium cocktails to anyone’s doorstep (including your dad this Father’s Day!). Cocktail Porter’s team of bartenders create hand crafted cocktail kits and bottled cocktails so that your dad can enjoy bar quality cocktails in the comfort of his own home. With everything from delicious espresso martinis to ice cold negronis, whatever your dad’s poison, this is an awesomely unique Father’s Day gift that won’t disappoint. Prices start at AU$69.95.
If your dad is a dad who loves a game of golf (and most dads do), he'll be thrilled with a new personalised golf glove. Crafted with premium Cabretta leather, this golf glove is stylish, comfortable and durable, and has the highest quality craftsmanship, fit, and feel. Plus, when it’s personalised with your dad’s initials, it’ll make a fantastically unique gift. Price: AU$39.95.
A whiskey decanter with matching glasses makes for a fantastic Father’s Day gift, so go the extra mile and get a personalised set. From Lottie & Liv, this whiskey decanter set is made from high quality glass and can be engraved with your dad’s initials! This is a perfect gift for every type of dad, but especially for a dad who loves a good whisky or scotch. Price: AU$129.
There’s nothing dad’s love more than a good old barbeque. The 3 Burner Gas BBQ from Everdure by Heston Blumenthal, is THE ultimate Father’s Day gift; with fast ignition, simple convection cooking and a seamless design, the 3 Burner Gas BBQ will provide your dad with a grill that’ll be ready-to-cook in just 5 minutes, 360 degree circulation around the food to infuse delicious flavours, and an easy-to-clean barbeque that won’t rust! You’ll truly be the favourite child if you get this for Father’s Day. Price: AU$999.
Looking for a practical gift? These Give’r gloves are the perfect Father’s Day gift for dads who like to get hands on. Heavy-duty and waterproof, these gloves are made from waxed leather, lined with a waterproof membrane, and insulated with uber warm Thinsulate insulation, and will allow your dad to do almost anything whilst being completely protected; from grabbing a burning log out of a fire to ice fishing in -25 degrees. Price: AU$156.