Leisure August 17 2020

Father Son Experience Gift Ideas and Activities

Father Son Experience Gift Ideas and Activities

With Father’s Day looming just around the corner, here at Gifting Owl we felt motivated to curate a carefully considered list of fantastic father and son experience days out that the both of you will never forget.

Regardless of whether you’re a father looking for a memorable experience to reconnect with your boy, a son looking for the perfect Father's Day gift for Dad this year or even a Mum who wants to treat her two special boys to an experience she knows they’ll love, Gifting Owl boasts a wide range of options that both parties will cherish forever!

With such a large amount of unique experiences and gifts all over the globe, the usually stressful task of buying Father's Day gifts is made a breeze! Within a few clicks of the mouse, you’ll have sorted a perfect experience. Make sure to think about his favourite interests when shopping and treat him to one of our unforgettable adventures. There is bound to an unforgettable experience totally tailored to both of you. We have gift ideas for every type of Dad regardless of price, age and interests so look no further for your Dad this year! Father's day gifts just got easy with experience gifts.


What is the origin of Father's Day?

Father's Day is a holiday that celebrates fatherhood and is usually celebrated on the third Sunday of June. The day was created to complement Mother's Day. Father's Day was first proposed in May of 1908 by a woman named Sonora Smart Dodd. Her Dad William Jackson Smart, had been a widower for several years and had raised six children on his own. Dodd wanted to show her father how much she appreciated all he had done for her and her siblings, so she proposed the idea of a holiday celebrating fathers. The first Father's Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910 in Spokane, Washington.

There are many different ways to celebrate Father's Day. Some people take their fathers or father figure out for a special meal, while others might buy a unique father's day gift. Most importantly, Father's Day is a day to spend quality time with family, even if it's just to play board games or go on a weekend camping trip, these gifts are a great way to celebrate and strengthen your father-son relationship.

Father's Day experience gifts ideas for father and son

This Father's Day, consider giving your father or father figures a gift that celebrates your relationship and shows how much you appreciate him. Here are some father's day present ideas and activities that fathers and sons can do together to make memories. From outdoor adventures to hair-raising activities and brewery tours, there's father son activities for everyone.



We have many fun gift ideas. Looking for the ultimate bonding experience that the two of you will never shut up about? Skydiving may be the perfect Father's day gift. Tick this incredible spectacle off both your bucket lists this year by finally taking the plunge. This is the ultimate thrill ride guaranteed to have the both of you in awe. With Gifting Owl offering incredible skydiving experiences from the maximum height of a staggering 15,000 feet (4500m) this once-in-a-lifetime experience will have the both of you boasting to the rest of the family for years to come.

Most packages include a personalised certificate of achievement just in case they don’t believe you. Plummets through the clouds down to earth’s surface reaching speeds of over 200km per hour over incredible destinations such as Taupo (New Zealand), Eilat (Israel), Melbourne (Australia), Foz Do Iguacu (Brazil) and even the Grand Canyon! Just make sure you don’t talk each other out of doing it on the plane flight to the top! This is one of few father son activities you both will remember forever.

Driving experiences:

Now if you're both much more inclined to partake in some land-based activities (scaredy cats!), keep the action going by putting each other's driving skills to the test with some face-paced friendly competition. Looking for father son activities that get your hearts racing? Gifting Owl is home to a plethora of adrenaline pumping driving experiences all over the world. A great gift for Father's Day, these land-based driving experiences can be found all over the world.



If Dad has a need for speed, consider a driving experience full of heart-pumping adrenaline! Father and son book a thrilling ride around a track in a supercar, learning about safety and car control. These father son activities are perfect for dads who love to drive and sons who are interested in cars.

A standout experience is the exhilarating Wrx Rally Intro Drive at the Queensland Raceway Willowbank. Here guests will have the opportunity to get behind the driver’s wheel for multiple laps with an excellent instructor sitting passenger feeding them the best tips and tricks on car control. Don’t be surprised if your confidence grows with each lap as you gain more and more sideways drift action.

Alternatively, if both of you want to endeavour on more adventurous father son activities, a quad bike or safari experience may be the better option. The 3 Hour Volcanic Springs Atv Tour in Reykjavik, Iceland proves to be an absolutely extraordinary experience. Quad biking in Iceland puts you in the raw air of nature.

Other adventures out there that are less of a challenge include a more relaxed pace on a segway tour may be the option for you. Segway tours are an incredibly fun way of discovering a new place or even just exploring the city you already reside in. Not to mention all the laughs to be had when watching eachother try to get to grips with the unique vehicles for the first time. Unforgettable memories for a small price!

Brewery tours:

Father son activities for adult men, or a young son recently of drinking age, is a brewery tour. During the tour, sons learn the art of beer and the brewing process. Who knows, dad might even learn a few things too! This father son gift is the proper way to teach young men the fine art of hops, barley and all things beer! If he has other interests, we have plenty of vineyard tours and wine tasting available too.

Fishing charters:

Now could we talk about father-son activities without possibly mentioning fishing? The perfect Father's day gift. What better way for the two of you to reconnect than to spend the day doing what you love most. Get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with a relaxing yet fun day spent on the waters enjoying each other's company. Even introduce a bit of friendly competition by comparing who has caught the best by the end of the enjoyable experience.

Satisfy this hankering for a little bit of aquatic "Man vs Wild" with experiences such as the Deep Sea Fishing Trip In Perth. Join a crew of expert fishermen for the day as they teach you top tips for catching a variety of fish including Queen Snapper, Breaksea Cod and Dhufish. Catch the sunrise glimmering on the waters with this early morning tour that includes breakfast, lunch and all fishing equipment needed.

Snorkelling and scuba diving:

Tailor your gifts to your Dad and his interests. If your Dad's favourite hobby to be in the water then look no further than our water adventures. For the wildlife lover, these father-son activities are the perfect father's day gift ideas. If father and son would much rather swim amongst the beautiful creatures of the ocean we provide a range of unique snorkelling and scuba diving in some of the world’s most beautiful dive spots. Embark on an unforgettable underwater adventure together that will have the both of you speechless (unless you're unusually good at talking underwater!).  

The Snorkel With The Seals tour in the beautiful Mornington Peninsula is a must if you're based in Victoria, Australia. This beloved animal encounter will have the both of you in love with the Australian Fur Seals you will meet. Watch in amazement as these companionable Seals swim freely around you. Alternatively, if you’d like to take a deeper plunge into the ocean we have fascinating scuba tours in dazzling locations including turtle reefs in Honolulu, the iconic Great Barrier Reef, Mexico’s majestic cenotes and Turkey's clear blue ocean waters.  

We have a range of water-based gifts. Scuba diving is another popular activity for father and son bonding. This outdoor adventure is a great way to spend time together, and it also provides a unique opportunity to explore the underwater world. There are many different places where you can scuba dive, so you can find a location that's convenient for both of you. There are many different types of scuba diving, each with its own unique set of challenges and rewards. Here are just a few of the most popular types of scuba diving. Introductory dives, shipwreck dives, shark cage diving and even night dives! Whichever you choose is certainly a unique father's day gift.

Other equally fantastic recommendations of ours include one of our many photography tours, a blissful bushwalking or hiking experience, a watersports activity such as kayaking or surf lessons, the list could go on forever!


Sporting tickets:

Assuming the father and son both enjoy sports, a ticket to their favourite team's live sporting event or even one of our amazing stadium tours would be the perfect gift for them to enjoy together. Whether they're into football or wrestle mania, this gift would give them the opportunity to bond over their shared interest and create long-lasting unforgettable memories. As a sports fan, both you and dad will love this day out!

For each and every Dad

Family is so important and with such a massive range of unforgettable experiences that are all completely unique to one another available on Gifting Owl, buying your Dad a Father's day experience gifts has never been easier. You are just a few clicks away from getting the ideal gift that truly shows just how much he means to you and what Dads deserve.

Ditch the boring material gifts behind this year and make some memories with each other that you will both cherish for the rest of your lives. No matter what type of relationship the two of you have, there is an amazing experience perfectly tailored to both of you available on Gifting Owl. Put the effort in this year to reconnect and celebrate with a truly unique bonding experience, and treat your Dad to some unique experience gifts. These great Father's day gifts help form a special bond through shared experiences. It can help young boys learn new skills and self-confidence while spending time with their dads.

No matter where in the world you may be, we have got you covered. Best of all, every Gifting Owl voucher is fully interchangeable and valid for up to three years so your gift can't go wrong.

Not only are these experience days perfect for a father's day gift, they're also a great birthday or Christmas gift for dad.

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