Let’s face it, there are only so many times you can give your Dad funny socks and his favourite aftershave for Father’s Day until it gets old.
Instead of buying the same old things, why not treat Dad to something a bit more meaningful this Father’s Day?
We’ve compiled a guide to some of the best gifts for Father’s Day here, but if experiences are more your thing, read on!
1. Rolloways Skating
Does your dad go on and on about how he was the bee’s knees when it came to roller skating back in his day?
Let him show off his moves on the skate floor at Rolloways Skating in O’Connor. The best bit is dads get in for free on Father’s Day!
2. Perth Zoo
Everyone loves a day at the zoo but what makes it better on Father’s Day is that dads get in for free. And it’s not just dads, it’s grandads too – so take the whole family, save some dosh and make some great memories.
3. Joondalup Resort Buffet
If your dad is a bit of a foodie, then you could treat him to a Father’s Day breakfast or lunch at the renowned Joondalup Resort.
The Breakfast Buffet is legendary and is served from 8am to 10am.
There are 2 lunch venues – choose from the lakeview Ballroom or Bistro 38, where you can experience one of the best buffet lunches in Perth from 12pm to 3pm. There’s a carvery, mains, salads, desserts and the pièce de résistance– a chocolate fountain.
Oh and free-flowing wine, beer and soft drinks too!
4. Bunnings Father’s Day Events
For all the DIY –loving dads, there’s no better place to take them for Father’s Day than your local Bunnings. Each store has different activities, workshops, and entertainment for the whole family.
On Wednesday 29 August there is a Father’s Day Family Fun Night and on Sunday 2 September your local store could have family DIY workshops and demos for dad (perfect for if you have no idea what to buy him – let him discover the latest new gadget to add to his tool collection).
5. Rottnest Cruise & Lunch
Take a trip to Rottnest for the day and enjoy the start of spring with dad. Departing from Fremantle at 09:10 on Father’s Day, you’ll get a pork roast lunch at Frankie’s on Rotto included in your ticket.
Spend the day lazing on the pristine beaches around the island and then head back to Fremantle at 16:00.
6. Esplanade Hotel Fremantle
Can’t decide whether to take dad out for brekkie, lunch or dinner? The Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle is offering all three at their Atrium Garden Restaurant.
Choose from a hearty brekkie between 07:00 and 10:00, buffet lunch from 12:00 to 15:00 or an all you can eat extravaganza dinner from 18:00 to 21:00.
7. Royal Perth Yacht Club
Got a dad that loves being on the water? Where better to spend Father’s Day than at Perth Royal Yacht Club?
They’ve got a spectacular buffet brunch available between 09:00 and 14:00 so book now for your boat-mad dad.
8. Free Pint for Dad at Heno & Rey
If you are heading into the city for Father’s Day, book a table at Heno & Rey, a modern take on a classic Spanish tapas bar. Dads get a free pint with their main meal on Father’s Day.
9. Brunch Cruise On The Swan
Fancy something a bit more leisurely to treat your dad on Father’s Day this year?
Captain Cook have Father’s Day Brunch cruises leaving at either 10:30 or 11:00. They include live entertainment, buffet brunch, a whiskey tasting, plus unlimited tea, coffee, orange juice and soft drinks. Plus each dad gets a gift!
10. Dapper Dads at Market Grounds
Slap-bang in the middle of Perth city, you’ll find Market Grounds. On Father’s Day in 2018 they’ll have a pop-up barbershop and shoe shine for a gold coin donation to Beyond Blue.
There are also plenty of foodie specials and a pop-up garden bar too.