10 unexpected gift card ideas for dads
Father's Day is just down the road. If you haven't found your old boy a present, don't give up just yet!
If your Dad is the man who has everything, a Father's Day gift card is the perfect solution. We've collected some of the best unexpected gift card ideas from around Victoria that will give your Dad an experience he'll never forget.
Pick a winning present. Give your Dad an Ace Karts go-karting gift card for Father's Day.
1. Ace Karts go-karting gift cards
This is our article, so we'll go first. If your Dad is a rev head, an Ace Karts gift card is the ultimate Father's Day gift idea. Your Dad can redeem his gift card for race packages, drinks, snacks, and anything in-store at the track. Better yet, Ace Karts is open 7 days a week, day and night, meaning he can put his foot down whenever he feels like it.
Cost: From $25
2. Beers and BBQ
It's a match made in heaven. However, this perfect pairing takes some skill to get right. If your Dad constantly burns the patties, he'll definitely enjoy a few frosty beers and a barbecue masterclass at Beer DeLuxe in Hawthorn. Their gift vouchers will cover a hands-on cooking class paired with beers.
Cost: From $145
3. An alluring day on the bay
If your Dad is hooked on fishing, then a sport fishing experience around Port Phillip Heads is perfect. Queenscliff Fishing Charters and Scenic Tours offers Father's Day gift vouchers for up to 6 hours of fishing for snapper, salmon, sharks, and more.
Cost: From $100
4. Get whiskeyed away
Located in the Melbourne CBD, Whisky and Alement offer informative classes on the long history of Irish and American whisky... Fuelled, of course, by seven different types of whisky. Their Father's Day gift vouchers can be used for experiences, take-home bottles, or drinks at the bar.
Cost: From $50
5. Tee for two
If your Dad considers himself a Great White Shark on the fairway, a golfing gift voucher will help him put that handicap to good use. Eagle Ridge Golf Course on the Mornington Peninsula is one of Australia's Top 100 golf courses, and offers gift card packages for two people that include 18 holes and buggy hire.
Cost: From $170
6. Take to the sky
Is your Dad a morning person? Let him rise with the sun on a hot air ballooning adventure through King Valley. Your Dad will get an unmatched view of the region from on high for one hour, ending with a delicious breakfast. Check out these amazing Father's Day gift vouchers, brought to you by Brown Brothers.
Cost: From $385
7. That's a paddlin'
If your Dad likes a healthy mix of exercise and relaxation, we have just the option for him. Bayplay Adventure Tours offers a self-guided kayaking experience on the Mornington Peninsula. With a Father's Day gift voucher, your Dad can experience Victoria's most vibrant biosphere at his own pace.
Cost: From $66
8. Cheers, big ears
Would your Dad enjoy a glass-full of Victoria history? A Carlton Brewery tour offers a rare look into the makings of Carlton Draught and Victoria Bitter. Tour and beer tasting gift card packages are available for redemption every weekend, ready to guide your Dad through 150 years of brewing knowledge.
Cost: From $31
9. Into the abyss
If your Dad exhibits classic signs of Subterranean Homesick Blues, he'll definitely cave to an underground adventure at Britannia Caves. A Father's Day gift card from The Adventure Merchants will have your Dad spelunking for glow worms, underground rivers, and amazing granite formations.
Cost: From $99
10. Get to the chopper
Looking for something extra extravagant? Your Dad deserves it. Geelong Helicopters offers an exclusive Bellarine Peninsula Helicopter Winery Tour for two. He and a partner will enjoy landing at two renowned wineries, including wine tastings and meals, as well as a scenic flight over the area.
Cost: From $1490
Instead of expensive, why not go with something that you know Dad will love? An Ace Karts go-karting gift card will provide a fun and thrilling day on the track, from just $25.
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