No matter if your father loves sport, fashion or DIY, we've got gift ideas for every kind of dad this Father's Day.
This commemorative edition Esky is the perfect mix of modern technology and retro design. Available exclusively at Bunnings.
Including of Ryan Gosling's Drive, The Cage Fighter, Zombie Apocalypse, Alexander: The Warrior Saint, Sinners and Saints, this 5-DVD pack is the perfect gift for the movie buff.
Founded by actor Dan Ackroyd and artist John Alexander, Crystal Head Vodka (RRP $100) is quadruple-distilled and triple-filtered through Herkimer diamond crystals. Design buffs will love its striking skull-shaped bottle, a collector's item itself. Available from fine liquor retailers nationally. For more information, visit www.crystalheadvodka.com.
If you have a beer-mad dad, there's only one gift for him this year: a special edition 8-pack of Matilda Bay's finest craft beers. Included in the pack are two bottles each of Fat Yak pale ale, honeyed Beez Neez, Germanic Big Helga and the original Redback wheat beer. The 8-pack is available for $25 from all premium liquor stores nationally.
Prestige beauty brand Dermalogica has the perfect range of skincare for your dad. Choose from a cleansing bar, sunblock or Dermalogica Invigorating Shave Gel ($28.00). Visit www.dermalogica.com.au for stockists.
Does Dad love his footie? This Father's Day give him a pair of Quiksilver NRL boardies (79.95) in his team colours - he'll never take them off! Available from Quiksilver stores across the country.
Country Boy Keith Urban has launched his own fragrance, a subtle yet masculine scent suitable for both day and night. Phoenix 100ml Cologne Spray $34.95 is available in David Jones and Priceline.
Everyone know that dads love gadgets. The Clarisonic is the gadget of all gadgets - it is the ultimate face cleaner. Visit www.clarisonic.com.au for more information.
For Father's Day give Dad the only styling product he'll ever need: O&M's K-Gravel Texture Clay (100g, $31.95). He'll achieve shape and definition every time with this pliable blend of natural products, including beeswax, soya wax, pumice stone and Kaolin clay. Visit www.originalmineral.com for more information.
Now it's time to wrap that perfect gift with the perfect wrapping paper. Printed on 100 per cent recycled stock using vegetable-based inks, Crumpled wrapping paper ($8.80 for two sheets) comes in 40 one-off designs. Visit www.crumpled.com.au for more information.
Any dad knows that cooking steaks and burgers to perfection is an art. How they serve them is personal, so why not help dad personalise that service by branding in his own name, a witty expression or anything else that he can dream up? The BBQ branding iron ($19.95 from Oo.com.au) comes with all the letters in the alphabet.
Smarten up your dad's wardrobe with a Country Road crew neck pullover ($99). For more information visit www.countryroad.com.
Iconic fashion label Ben Sherman's original EDT ($35 for 100ml) is the perfect gift for the dad who wants to update his fragrance. We love the glossy black Union Jack bottle (very Closing Ceremony!). Available in David Jones, Priceline and leading pharmacies.
The ultimate gift for the busy coffee lover! This capsule coffee-maker is small enough to fit in any kitchen or office. Available for $299 from /www.nespresso.com.
If your dad is after a good read, pick him up a page-turner like Ed Chatterton's 'A Dark Place to Be' ($32.95), a 'pulsating psychological thriller that takes you from the dark, iron heart of a cold English city to the searing white-heat of an Australian wilderness."
I bet Dad would love to spend Sunday afternoon shining up his other pride and joy - his car. The Wash Me! No Time Car Care Kit ($20) is available from Woolworths.
Men like candles too! Especially Circa Home's masculine-scented 1979 Oceanique candle ($29.95). Visit www.circahome.com.au for stockists.
Every dad needs a new pair of socks, so buy him a couple of pairs of good quality RM Williams Chifley socks ($24.95) this Father's Day. Visit www.rmwilliams.com for stockists.
Is your dad the adventuring type? Let him capture his memories with the Sony Cyber-Shot TX20, a handy waterproof camera available from $499.
If your dad already has everything, surprise him this Father's Day with an orangutan! Adopt an orphaned baby orangutan from the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS) Australia for $12 a month. Dad will receive an adoption certificate with information about his adoptive orangutan’s story, as well as quarterly updates throughout the year on his/her progress at the sanctuary. Visit Adopt-an-orangutan for more information.
Deck Dad out in an iconic Aussie brand this Father's Day. We love the Barnaby jumper by Billabong (RRP $89.95). Visit www.westfield.com.au for more information.
Give your dad a thrill with a drive experience he’ll never forget behind the wheel of a genuine Ford or Holden V8 Race Car. After flying around one of Australia’s most famous circuits, he’ll be holding onto his seat when a professional race car driver takes the wheel for a series of high speed ‘hot laps’. Visit www.amexconnect.com.au to give your dad the drive experience of a lifetime this Father’s Day for only $339 ($299 in Queensland). Offer only available to bank issued American Express Cardmembers.
There's no better gift that good memories - fill a book with them for Dad this Father's Day. The ‘Dad’s A Star’ Memory Book ($29.95) is available online at www.kikki-k.com.
Does Dad need a new shirt? This classic RM Williams Forster shirt ($115) will keep him happy! Visit www.rmwilliams.com for stockists.
Update Dad's smalls drawer with a new set of jocks from the Van Heusen The Evercool® underwear range, made from technologically-advanced material that keeps him cool. Available from $19.95 - $22.95 at www.themensshop.com.au.
Tame the lions in this men's shortie PJ Set ($79.90) - Consisting of cotton sateen sleep shorts with exposed elastic waistband and button fly, and teamed with a soft cotton jersey tee with v-neck and top hat appliqué. Visit www.peteralexander.com.au for more ideas.
Make sure your dad looks good wherever he is in the world. The Vitaman Father's Day Pod has everything he needs when he's away from home (except you!) 50ml Face & Body Cleanser, 50ml Shave Creme, and 50ml Face Moisturiser. Visit Vitaman for more information.
Bimbadgen’s MCA Series Shiraz (26) will excite the art-loving dad, while if he's a foodie at heart share a bottle of the Bimbadgen Regions Barbera ($26) over lunch this Father's Day.
We love this gift idea, and I bet your dad will too! From Edible Blooms, you dad-sized mug comes with six Caraway golf balls and a selction of Lindor chocolate balls. Visit www.edibleblooms.com.au for more information.
Does your dad love design? Then he'll treasure a unique Dosh wallet from the Wallets as Art collection ($49.95). Contemporary Australian artists Beastman, We Buy Your Kids and Ben Brown have collaborated with Dosh on the range. Visit www.dosh.com.au for stockists.
Choose from a range of seven relaible and professional haircare products for you dad's gift this Father's Day.
Is Dad a footyhead who is also a bit of a whiz in the kitchen? 'Footy Flavours' ($34.95) features 75 recipes from your favourite rugby league stars. Perfect!
This black leather satchel ($269) from Country Road is a gift Dad will treasure for years. For more information visit www.countryroad.com.
This beautiful La Creuset cast iron grill ($249) will become a family heirloom! Visit www.lecreuset.com.au for more information.
Your father will keep time with style with this classic watch ($125) from RM Williams. Visit www.rmwilliams.com for stockists.
For the stylish dad, Fudge has created a new range of Mineral Textures products for the hair. The new range features French green clay which is used to create unique movement and texture easily in the hair. From the Raw Vintage Clay for unstructured hair styles to the Classic Clay Wax for structure and shape, there's something for every Dad. On sale 1st September 2012, you can visit www.fudge.com for more information.
A game that keeps giving, get dad ALDI’s playing card gift set ($6.99) which includes two decks of cards, five dice and a games book. Visit www.aldi.com.au for more information.
Just what every dad needs for Father’s Day! Keep those toes toasty with this wonderful pair of leather and suede slippers ($39.90). Visit www.peteralexander.com.au for more ideas.
The future of Smart TV has arrived with the latest Smart TV from Samsung. Dad can kick his feet up with a wealth of catch-up TV services, stream movies, and live and re-live this year’s great sporting moments with ease. Samsung Smart TV is the perfect centre piece for the savvy home. Visit www.samsung.com/au for stockists.
Dad will definitely want to be in charge of this remote! For the man that likes to multi-task, this is the only remote ($229.95) he’ll ever need if he wants to listen to music, and watch a sporting event at the same time. Featuring a full-colour touch screen, backlit buttons and an ergonomic design it is easy to use, even in the dark. Visit www.logitech.com for more information.
The Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover ($99.95) is the ultimate accessory for a man always on the go. Made for the new, third-generation iPad® as well as the iPad 2, this all-in-one solution provides an ultrathin screen protector and built-in keyboard so you can type easily and travel without worry. Visit www.logitech.com for more information.
What better way to spend Father’s Day than take the family to Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk where Dads can enjoy a free Steak Sandwich with a nice cold beer whilst the kids frolic in the ancient rainforest. Located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, less than two hours from Sydney or Canberra, Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures offers a unique way to experience the rainforest with breathtaking views from the Illawarra Escarpment overlooking the beautiful South Coast from Wollongong to Kiama. Visit www.illawarrafly.com for more information.
Treat Dad to a Greek feast on Sunday - think ouzo, classic mixed dips, a delicious meat platter and more. Xanthi is located on Level Six at Westfield Sydney. To make a booking call 02 9232 8535 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Does your dad deserve some rest and relaxation? Purchase an eforea: spa at Hilton Father’s Day gift certificate before September 1, 2012 to receive a 90 minute eforea Signature Body Repair and De-stress Face treatment for only $140 or a 60 minute All-Over Detox treatment for only $99, a saving of up to 20%. Plus, all gift certificates purchased with a value of $125 or more will receive a free VITAMAN men’s skincare sample wallet including face and body cleanser, face moisturiser, face scrub and after shave balm. Visit www.eforeaspa.com.au for more information.
Spoil your dad with Braun's premium grooming shaver, which features unique Personalisation Mode technology. Available from $499 in electrical outlets and major department stores now.
For the wine connoisseur or novice! ALDI’s Wine Cooler ($169.00) holds up to 40 wine bottles and comes with a digital thermostat control, adjustable levelling feet, eight straight wire shelves and a cooling range of 7-18 degrees. Product dimensions are 84.5cm (h) x 49.4cm (w) x 54.6cm (d). Visit www.aldi.com.au for more information.
Let Dad try the Aveda range with this grooming essentials kit - he'll love it. Available for $29.95 from Aveda salons, spas and stores - visit www.aveda.com.au.
Father's Day gift ideas