One of the greatest holiday’s are around the corner, Father’s Day on 18 June. If you don’t know what to get dear dad to show your love and appreciation – we’ve got you covered with these fifteen gift ideas.
1. The adventurer
Give dad the best driving experience of his life. Whether you want to spoil him with a sports car, motorbike lap, off-road 4×4 experience or have him race a Ferrari on the circuit. Available in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. Check out Gift Experience South Africa to find something dad would love.
2. For the dad that needs to relax
A tranquil surrounding and a deep tissue massage will destress dad and make him feel like a new man.
3. The snacking dad
Spoil him with a traditional South African favourite. This multi-purpose Mellerware biltong king food dehydrator has a bulb fitting and nine biltong hooks perfect for dad to make his own snacks. Available at Takealot for R349.
4. The globetrotter
For the travelling dad a reliable, functional and durable suitcase is what he needs. Help him roll on in style with this Samsonite Winfield2 Fashion 28-inch luggage for about R1192.01 from Amazon.
5. The well-groomed gentleman
Take advantage of Sorbet’s 3 for 2 promotion on their mens range. Get the cheapest product for free. Choose from shaving products, skin care to bath and body products.
6. Quench dad’s thirst
Do you know what’s better than gifting dad his favourite larger, whiskey or bottle of wine? A personalised one from Netflorist. Customise a label with dad’s name and a special message on the bottle.
7. The golfing dad
Treat dad to a golfing day or mini golf with a twist. If you’re celebrating Father’s Day in Cape Town, take dad to Glowing Rooms SA. The new 3D space themed glow-in-the-dark 18-hole mini-golf adventure is super fun for the whole family.
8. The bookworm
For the dad that loves to read treat him to an audiobook subscription like Scribd for about R114.80 per month or pop into your nearest bookstore to pick up a paperback he would enjoy.
9. Gadget dad
Spoil him with the ultimate Bluetooth speaker – the B&O Beoplay P2 portable speaker’s sleek design, powerful audio and smart gestures will be dad’s new best friend when blasting his music. Order from Amazon for about R2157.59.
10. Keep him warm
Get dad something practical and warm this winter like a jacket. He will love these options from Cape Union Mart – I have my eyes on the K-Way men’s Fresco down jacket for R2699.00.
11. The gardener
Give dad time off from mowing the lawn with the Worx Landroid robotic lawn mower so he has time to spend doing what he really loves. Get it from Amazon for about R12 043.62.
12. Keep him informed
A magazine subscription is a great gift that keeps on giving throughout the year. So treat dad to one or two of his favourite car, hobby, outdoor and gadget magazines.
No more bulky pockets, upgrade dad with a sleek and minimalist wallet with a compact fit. Check out Hello, Pretty for these local genuine leather designs for R450.
14. Help dad keep time
The Garmin Fenix 5 is one of the most advanced outdoor watches you can treat dad to. Fenix 5 sports customisable features for running, cycling, swimming, golf and even skydiving.
15. The gaming dad
The Nintendo Switch console is a must-have gaming experience according to Pop Mech dad of two, Lindsey Schutters. Get it for R4 999 at Takealot.
Still not sure what to get dad for Father’s Day? Don’t have the time to shop or you’re on a tight budget? Give the best gift of all, give him a hug, tell him you love him and then give him some “me” time.
Happy Father’s day.