Father’s Day Brisbane Experience Gifts

August 23, 2021

Father’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about a gift for Dad. Finding the perfect gift for Dad can be challenging. Most Dad’s buy themselves the things they want and need and don’t care for anything else. With limited options, many of us resort to the classic socks and jocks gift and whilst these are useful gifts, they are not exactly the most exciting present.

So, what is a Father’s Day gift that Dad will love? The answer is an experience! Experiences are a fantastic way to show Dad how much you love, care and appreciate him. They are fun, exciting and unique gifts that will leave him with memories to last a lifetime. Experiences are also a great way for you and Dad to spend quality time together and have some fun.

Brisbane is the perfect city for experience gifts. The city is filled with opportunities for adventure, entertainment and relaxation. There are activities to suit all interests and budgets so Dad will be spoilt for choice! If you’re struggling with what experience gift to get Dad this Father’s Day – don’t worry we have the ultimate list of Father’s Day experiences that will leave him feeling loved, appreciated and happy on his special day.

“Most Dad’s buy themselves the things they want and need and don’t care for anything else”

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Riverlife Adventure Center, situated directly on the Brisbane River

Riverlife Adventure Center

If your Dad is an adventure lover, thrill-seeker or outdoor enthusiast then a visit to Riverlife Adventure Centre is just what he needs! With outdoor adventures and activities designed for all ages and abilities, Riverlife is a great way to explore Brisbane and have some fun in the sun.

This Father’s Day Riverlife Adventure Centre is hosting a fantastic range of Father’s Day experiences. These experiences will not only be a great time with Dad but will also provide an opportunity to learn new skills. Riverlife’s Father’s Day kayak tour will see you and your Dad paddling along the Brisbane River, past popular sites like the Story Bridge, Howard Smith Wharves and Southbank. Their action-packed rock climb will have you scaling the iconic Kangaroo Point Cliffs and conquering the challenges of the rockface and their exhilarating abseil will have your heart racing as you rappel down the impressive cliff wall. But wait, the fun doesn’t stop there. After returning from your tour, you and your Dad can enjoy a personalised grazing board and locally sourced craft beers at Riverlife’s riverside marquee. As you sit along the river with the breathtaking city in the background, you can cheers to the incredible man that is your Dad.

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Walkabout Creek Adventures is the perfect escape for your Dad to get out of the city.

Walkabout Creek Adventures is the perfect escape for your Dad to get out of the city.

Walkabout creek adventures

When in doubt, paddle it out! This Father’s Day don’t doubt your gift-giving abilities, give Dad a stand-up paddleboard experience he’ll love. Stand up paddle boarding is a fun, active, social sport and the perfect way to work out while you spend time with Dad. Test your core muscle, coordination
and balance as you paddle along the glistening waterways and take in the beautiful, natural sights. If you’re looking for the best stand-up paddle boarding experience we recommend visiting Walkabout Creek Adventures. Located along the banks of the Enoggera Reservoir, Walkabout Creek Adventure’s  is the perfect location for a peaceful, tranquil paddle boarding experience.

With hires starting at just $25, this is a fun and affordable option. We also recommend bringing a packed lunch to enjoy on the day. Fill a basket with Dad’s favourite food and drinks, grab a comfy rug and set up on the banks for a relaxing, fun-filled picnic.

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Bronco’s player Corey Oates at the top of Brisbane’s iconic Story Bridge

Story Bridge Adventure Climb

Are you looking for a challenging, yet rewarding Father’s Day experience? If so climb the Story Bridge! Rising 10 stories into the sky, the Story Bridge is one of Australia’s most iconic landmarks. This grand, historic structure is a constant reminder of the city’s past and present success. Standing on top of this Brisbane landmark is a must-do activity and something every Dad should experience.

A Story Bridge Adventure Climb will take you and your Dad on an unforgettable adventure to the summit of the bridge. From the top, you can enjoy an incredible 360-degree view of Brisbane and beyond. This thrilling adventure is a fantastic Father’s Day experience but be warned- it’s not for the faint-hearted. Can you and your Dad handle it? We think you can!

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Situated right on the Brisbane River and with it’s own parklands, Northshore Harbour is the perfect spot for young families to celebrate Father’s Day

Northshore Harbour Picnic Hamper

Is your Dad an avid foodie? If so, he will love a Northshore Harbour Picnic Hamper! These fantastic Picnic Hampers are jam-packed with meals and snacks, guaranteed to make any Dad swoon. Early risers will love, Northshore’s Breakfast Hamper. Loaded with bacon, eggs, coffee and more, this hamper is guaranteed to set Dad up for the day. Alternatively, if your Dad isn’t a morning person opt for Northshore’s Lunch Hamper. Complete with hearty burgers, fries and beer, this hamper will send Dad into a food-filled heaven.

On the day collect your Picnic Hamper from the cafe before heading out to find a comfortable spot in the riverside parkland. Northshore is putting on live music, lawn games and prizes so you can be sure Dad will have a fantastic day out.

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River To Bay’s largest vessel “Leatherback”. Perfect for private charters.

River To Bay boat tour

Scenic, speedy and sensational, a River to Bay Boat Tour is the perfect Father’s Day experience for any Dad. Jump onboard River to Bay’s high speed vessels and embark on a tour of Brisbane’s iconic river. Their exclusive Father’s Day tour will take you and your Dad on an hour-long cruise of Brisbane and its surroundings. This is a great way to see and experience Brisbane from the water and the best part is kids ride free! So, invite your friends, family members and loved ones and enjoy a day on thewater.

Gift Vouchers

Father’s Day is a great opportunity to spend time with Dad, but, as we know, Dads are busy people. If you’re not able to see Dad this Father’s Day a Gift Voucher is a great gift option. Gift vouchers let Dad choose what he wants to do when the time is right. Whether he wants to go on a kayak tour, climb the Story Bridge or visit one of Brisbane’s best cafes, a gift voucher is a sure-fire way to make your Dad happy this Father’s Day. Vouchers are available for all of the above experiences and with instant email verification, gifting a voucher is easy.

Father’s Day is a great opportunity to spend time with your Dad and show him how much he means to you. An experience gift is a fun, unique and thoughtful way to celebrate your Dad and make him feel loved, appreciated and valued. From thrilling adventures to an action-packed, outdoor activities, these Father’s Day experiences are just what Dad needs this Father’s Day.

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