The Ultimate Gift Guide for Dads – 49 Gifts

Here’re a few cheeky and cheery gifts for dads. Some are sincere while others will have him bent over laughing. There are gifts for tech-savvy dads, brand new dads, travelling dads and presents to help him reminisce about the golden olden days.

Every dad is catered for amongst our range, we have:

Every dad has unique characteristics that make him special, but, they all share one thing in common—they deserve a great gift from you. So crack open the piggy-bank and buy them something awesome! Here are 49 hand-picked presents:

NO. 1

USB Retro Fridge
Drinks Cooler


Birthday gifts for dad should hit the spot. And nothing hits the spot more than a frosty drink on a hot day. He may be slaving away in his office but relief is within hands reach. Plugged into his computer, tablet or phone is the USB retro fridge with two cold cans. With every swig, he’ll think how thoughtful you are.

NO. 2

Star Trek Original Phaser
Universal TV Remote Control


So, Dad’s a Trekkie. Loves his sci-fi. This futuristic dad gift idea will transform the TV room into the command deck of the Enterprise. And besides 36 programmable actions, with its own personal lock, he, like his hero Captain Kirk, will have total control.

NO. 3

Golf Drinking


Presents for dad that can be shared with his mates always go down well. And so do the drinks with this wicked game. Just make sure they don’t get too carried away or they’ll end up in the rough tomorrow.

NO. 4

Wit & Wisdom Of Tyrion Lannister
By George R.R Martin


Everyone needs someone to look up too. Even dads. So why not the master of survival, intrigue and politics? Lessons and laughs for dad straight from the little Lannister lion.

NO. 5

The 4-In-1
Pen Tool


Here’s a handy gift for the handy dad. Picture this. Mum wants a new handrail fixed. In an instant he can measure up the job, ensure it’s level, mark it with his pen and screw it to the wall. This one super duper pen tool does it all.

NO. 6

Game Over
Coffee Mug


If the old man’s a gamer, then this gift for dad’s birthday will deliver the message. Hands on in design, that last thirst quenching swig comes with a cryptic message- “hey kid, get me another coffee.”

NO. 7

Chef’s Knife


It’s that time of year again. Time to buy a birthday gift for Dad. If he’s a master chef and can whip up a mean Thai steak salad or Japanese Beef tataki, then here’s the knife to help him dice and splice. To say nothing of a delicious fruit salad for dessert.

NO. 8

‘How it works’ The Grandparent
| A Ladybird Book


Here’s how it works. Give this book to your dad to let him know, now he’s a Pop, there’s a whole new set of roles and responsibilities awaiting him. Still, he’ll have the last laugh when he says, “but I can always hand them back.”

NO. 9

Premium Stainless
Steel Ice Balls


When a dad gets home from a hard day’s graft he needs a cold drink. These ice balls ensure the drink will be icy cold. And because the ice balls can’t melt, the only thing that’ll melt will be his heart.

NO. 10

Man Bowl: The
Dog Bowl For Men


Your dad has a man-sized appetite. And he wolfs down his food like there’s no tomorrow. This dad’s gift idea lets you have a little dig before he has a huge dig. But beware, he’ll love it, so get in quick before all the brekkie cereal disappears.

NO. 11

100 Things To Do
Before You Die Poster


Dads do things for their family. That’s their job. But the time comes when they need to do something for themselves. So gifts for dad should focus on that. And what’s more focused than a bucket list to hang in his man cave.

NO. 12

The Little Book
Of Retirement


The times arrived. Time for Dad to “hang up the boots” and head into the sunshine with Mum. Present ideas for dad when he’s retiring don’t come any better. Tons of tips on how to make retirement glorious.

NO. 13

Your Age And
Proud Of It Books


Is he 40, 50, 60 or anything above or below? If he’s hit a milestone we’ve got a proud of it book for your dad. Packed with wisdom and wit, he’ll get real insight into why he’s just hitting his prime.

NO. 14

Build Your Own


Gifts for Dad’s birthday can be the start of something big. He’s good with his hands. Tick. He can visualise. Tick. He needs a hobby. Tick. This gift ticks all the boxes.

NO. 15

My Dream


Give Dad a blast from the past. You’ve heard the stories (over and over again), now let him reminisce about his Kombi days. This dad gift idea with its cool photos and traveller’s tales will transport him back to his glory days.

NO. 16

DIY Speaker Kit: Build
Your Own Amplifier


You’ve been scratching your head thinking about gifts for your dad’s birthday. Then you see this. He’s handy. He loves music. Boy, will he be proud when “The Boss” playing “I’m on Fire” is booming through his homemade amplifier.

NO. 17

Ladybird Book
Of The Hangover


“Shhh! Stop shouting!” “We’re not.” “Oh damn, maybe I had just one too many.”
Present ideas for Dad won’t come any more helpful than this one. It’s a big birthday to celebrate, and it’s going to be a night to remember. But the next morning. That’s something else. His head may be throbbing but this book will have his belly wobbling from laughing.

NO. 18

Light Bulb LED
Desktop Lamp


Dad gifts can be like dad jokes. Does your dad trot out lines like, “the lights on but nobody’s home” when you don’t know an answer? Turn the tables on him and say you had a bright idea for his present.

NO. 19

Dream Big, Like,
Really Big Mug


Gifts for dad Australia wide can say the same thing. Dream big Dad. Have a go. Take the plunge. No matter what, we believe in you. Now finish your coffee and get out there.

NO. 20

Giant Inflatable
Beer Float


Picture this. Dad lazing in the pool on his giant beer float, stubby in hand. Has he died and gone to heaven or what?

NO. 21

The Midlife
Crisis Book


Has your dad hit forty? Has that mid-life crisis snuck up on him and whacked him straight between the eyes? Well then, here’s a dad gift idea to help him reevaluate his life. And guess what, bet he reckons he’s got it pretty good.

NO. 22

Jokes On The
John Book


Here’s an absolute winner of a gift for dads Australia wide. You know he likes something to browse when he’s taking a moment for himself. And this book full of riotous jokes will ensure his belly laughs let you know where he is. The only problem may be getting him to hurry up.

NO. 23

Discovery Channel
Smartphone Microscope


Has your dad got a bit of David Attenborough about him? Then as far as gifts for dad’s birthday go, this is larger than life. Literally. He just clips it over his phone and in an instant, microscopic creatures are magnified up to 30 times.

NO. 24

The Gym


Your dad will be the envy of his mates at the gym with his nifty gym glass. Taking his gym protein shake or Powerade in a dumbbell shaped glass will show them he’s no…. well, dumbbell.

NO. 25

Sunnylife Lobster
Bottle Opener


Lob(ster) me the bottle opener will ya! As far as gifts for dad go, this is a dad joke just waiting to be cracked.

NO. 26



Here’s your chance to help Dad out with one of the big dilemmas in life. No need for him to remember which side is for which, it’s spelt out as clearly as the nose on his face. Guaranteed to have him crack a smile.

NO. 27

Why You’re So Awesome
Fill in the Blanks Booklet


Sometimes dad gift ideas need to be special. Why? Because he is, and he doesn’t hear it enough. Now here’s your chance. Order online and then fill in the booklet. No prizes for guessing what’s about to become Dad’s favourite read.

NO. 28

What The F#ck Should I
Make For Dinner Book


Move over Matt. Get out of the way George. Get lost Gary. There’s a new Masterchef in town. Give Dad this recipe book and then let him loose in the kitchen. Just remind him that he needs to wash up as he goes.

NO. 29

Stirling Engine


Is Dad a science buff? Loves tinkering. Present ideas for dad haven’t yet inspired you to dip into your pocket, then look no further. Instantly the engine is placed on a heat source above 20 degrees C, say a coffee, up it fires. Perfect for his desk when he’s searching for those eureka moments.

NO. 30

Bluetooth Wireless
Shower Speaker


Gifts for Dad’s birthday should have him singing with joy. Well, this speaker will do the trick. It’ll mean he can warble at full tilt while taking a shower. And where better for him to belt out his classics?

NO. 31

Handy Telescopic
Back Scratcher


There’s nothing worse than an itch that can’t be reached. Well, problem solved. Birthday gifts for dad don’t come more useful than this. With this back scratcher, relief is but a moment away. Ahhh! Bliss!

NO. 32



Is your dad a Mamil? A middle aged man in lycra. Is he besotted with his bike? Does he live and breathe cycling? If that’s him, these bookends are perfect for all his cycling mags and books.

NO. 33

VW Campervan
Toiletry Bag


Dad gift ideas sometimes pull up short. But not this campervan toilet bag. He may have left his VW campervan days behind and moved up to a caravan or Winnebago, but the wanderlust remains. And so too the need for practicalities; toothbrush, soap, map.

NO. 34

iPad Case


Practical presents for Dad are always especially appreciated. Summer in Oz means being by the water. And that means he needs protection. Hat, sunnies, sunscreen and waterproof case for his Ipad. The card’s signed, his Ipad’s sealed and your gifts delivered.

NO. 35

Bottle Opener


Here’s the deal. Get Dad an all time classic gift. On contacting a metallic bottle lid, it lets one rip. Laughter and embarrassment in equal dollops. Perhaps don’t let Grandma open her own beer though.

NO. 36

How To Traumatize
Your Children Book


Got a mate who’s just had a kid. Sure, everyone else is getting them mobiles, soft toys, jumpsuits. But not you. Your wicked sense of humour has triumphed again. As a present idea for a Dad who’s just become a Dad, it’s like the kid, a keeper.

NO. 37

Windsor Prose
Writing Set


Some things never go out of style. Classy and classical. Dad and the Set. And if you’re flying the nest or heading O.S. let Dad know that a line or two would mean the world.

NO. 38

Prescription Beer
Bottle Holder


Here’s one of the gifts for Dad Australia wide that should be on the Pharmaceutical Benefits list. A stubby holder with the key to curing all ills. Apply beer liberally ‘til feeling better.

NO. 39

Doctor Who 10th Doctor’s
Classic Sonic Screwdriver


Dads and granddads have grown up with Doctor Who. How do I know? Because it first started in 1963. So if he’s a fan, he deserves a momento.

NO. 40

Zcan+ USB
Scanner Mouse


Your Dad’s tech savvy. The usual gifts for dads are great but you want to get him something cutting edge. Well here it is. Not just a practical mouse but a fully functioning scanner. It scans, converts and exports all at the click of a button. And that’s all you have to do too, to buy it.

NO. 41



Perfect for Dad’s man cave. The visual ‘melting’ effect will provide that quirky uniqueness required to claim a spot on the wall. And while he likes to escape to his cave he does need to know when to reemerge.

NO. 42

Wine Glass


“I vant to sip my wine”, says Count Dadcula. Well now he can. He’s bound to raise plenty of eyebrows and have guests tossing back their heads laughing. Perfect for him to go for the jugular.

NO. 43

Smuttiness Fines
Money Tin


Has Dad got a potty mouth? Is he a morning grump? Liable to let one rip at the most inopportune moment? Addicted to Facebook? Or prone to exaggerate? Yes. Well it’s time to hit him where it hurts – in the hip pocket.

NO. 44

Rex Mug


Here’s a playful dad gift idea. Dad not keeping up with technology? Go on, poke the bear. Or should that be dinosaur. Give him a cuppa in Tea Rex, sit him down in front of the computer and deliver him from the stone age to the space age.

NO. 45

3-in-1 Smartphone
Camera Lens Set


Here’s the deal. Snap up this Lens Set for Dad now, because they’ll be in hot demand. Why? Because his photos can instantly go from being ordinary to extraordinary. And his first photo? Why of course, the champ who gave him this awesome gift.

NO. 46

3-in-1 Car
Safety Torch


Every car should have one. Why? Because it could save a family member’s life. The three in one torch can also be used as a hammer or a seat belt cutter. A birthday gift for Dad that’s essential.

NO. 47

I Was An Awesomer
Kid Book


If your Dad loves telling tall tales and true from his wonder years childhood, then he’ll love this book. It’s a dad gift idea that’ll let him release his inner kid.

NO. 48

Doctor Who Dalek
Clip On Book Light


If your Dad’s a devoted Doctor Who fan, then they’ll love this gift. This Dalek Book Light will provide optimum light when reading the latest sci-fi and can be a terrific travelling tool.

NO. 49

Digital Luggage
Travel Scale


Dad’s going overseas. Hmm, I need a dad gift idea that’ll make his travels easier. Awesome, travel scales. That’ll tip the scales in his favour. No more nasty excess baggage shocks.



Present ideas for Dad need to cover a lot of occasions. His birthday. Dad’s special day. Christmas. A celebration like a promotion or retirement. That trip of a lifetime. Perhaps he’s just become a dad. Or just because he’s a great guy.

Hopefully, our dad gift ideas left you spoilt for choice. But that’s a good thing. It means you’ve been able to select an awesome gift for an awesome Dad.