Father’s Day Gift Guide 2024: 15 Cool Gifts That Dad Will Actually Use

Sunday 8 September 2024 is Father’s Day and it’s time to celebrate the fathers and father figures in our lives!

To make Father’s Day gift-giving easier for you, we’ve put together a selection of Father’s Day gift ideas that will cover a broad range of interests – from wine to clothing, luggage to experiences.

To make your Father’s Day celebration complete, why not order a Father’s Day Grazing Box or Father’s Day Hamper?

When is Father’s Day 2024?

Father’s Day is on Sunday 8 September 2024.

For hard-working dads, getting something that will help them rest up and re-energise for the next day will be a valuable and thoughtful gift – such as the soft and dreamlike mattresses from Emma

Just in time for Father’s Day, get a FREE Diamond Pillow worth $189 with any of Emma’s world-class and award-winning mattresses. Some of the great mattress choices for dads that we can’t help but recommend are: 

  • Emma Comfort Mattress (starts at $580) – an all-foam, CHOICE® awarded mattress designed for uninterrupted sleep, perfect for all types of sleepers.
  • Emma Diamond Hybrid Mattress (starts at $1,450) – optimised for deep sleep, this mattress has 7-zone dynamic back support from each layer so you can say goodbye to back pain.
  • Emma Zero Gravity Mattress (starts at $2,219)  – packed with the most innovative sleep technology, it is the first mattress in Australia that features AirGrid Technology to give you the most breathable sleep experience.

Plus you can get a stackable 10% off sitewide with code TOTTENOFF until Monday August 28th 2023.

If you’ve missed out on that, their deals don’t end there. From August 29th to September 11th, get a FREE Emma Wooden Bed Base worth as much as $2,100 with every Emma Diamond Mattress. Plus up to 25% off on the following:

  • Emma Comfort Premium Mattress – (starts at $650 w/ FREE Emma Diamond Pillow) – an upgraded mattress to the cult favourite Emma Comfort Mattress, but now with springs
  • Emma Diamond Pillow – 25% off ($141.75, originally $189) – made with Emma’s Diamond Degree technology. Removable and washable top cover.

Mark your calendars and don’t miss out on Emma’s awesome Father’s Day Sale.

Fathers Day gift ideas

1. Hamper Emporium, Craft Cartel, Beer Cartel & Brewquets for the beer lover

Know a man who loves beer? Then for Father’s Day you can’t go wrong with The Hamper Emporium‘s range of beer hampers.

Choose from the James Squire Ale Hamper, Beers of Australia Hamper, or Microbreweries of Australia Hamper.

Another option are Craft Cartel’s craft beer gifts. Their Father’s Day Gift Guide offers a Craft Beer SubscriptionClassic Craft Beer Box, Small Batch Cider boxes and more.

Delivery of Fathers Day Gift Hampers Australia wide is $9.95 or they offer free shipping on all orders over $150.

**Use my exclusive code to get $10 off any gift boxes or gift subscriptions. Just enter the discount code TOT10 at checkout!  

Beer Cartel is Australia’s #1 retailer of fantastic craft beer and beer glasses and glassware. For Father’s Day, their best-selling and popular Father’s Day Craft Beer Box is a delightful gift that will delight dad to the fullest! The box contains 12 cracking craft beers from some of Australia’s best brewers all wrapped in a father’s day themed box and tied off with a bow!

For other gift ideas, take a look at their other Fathers Day themed beer gift baskets or their monthly beer club, so you can keep giving the gift of beer for the months ahead.

Instead of flowers, why not send dad a beer bouquet?

Brewquets has a range of awesome beer gifts and beer bouquets that’ll surely put a smile on dad’s face! Need some ideas or options to choose from? Check out the Father’s Day Dozen Brews which is composed of a dozen craft beers for Dad; Father’s Day Beer Hamper, which includes nine delicious craft beers and a couple of gourmet nibbles; or the Father’s Day 24 Pack that comes with 12 of their best-selling beers and an additional 12 other amazing craft beers.

If you’re looking for something else, be sure to take a look at their Fathers Day beer hampers and gifts which includes a dozen brews, international beer selections and more. Orders include free delivery Australia-wide.

2. Wine Selectors, Vinomofo and Non-alcoholic wines for the wine lover

Need a unique gift for a wine lover who has everything?

For over 45 years, Wine Selectors worked to bring the customers the best in Australian wine through their wine subscriptions, tasting notes and guides, events, Selector magazine, and Members Extras. Experience premium Australian wines, hand-selected by their expert Tasting Panel from over 500 boutique and big-name producers across our great wine regions.


Dad’s seeking a refreshing alternative to traditional drinks can now indulge in the crisp and invigorating taste of NON. Crafted with care in Australia, NON offers a delightful range of non-alcoholic beverages that perfectly balance flavor and sophistication, providing a satisfying option for every occasion.

Altina Drinks are on a mission to make alcohol-free drinking stylish, fun, interesting and accessible. They offer an array of zero alcoholic wines and non-alcoholic drinks that artfully combine botanicals and Australian native ingredients to create alcohol-free wine and drink alternatives that taste great, without all the sugar.

The ALTINA Can Taster Pack is the perfect introduction to their botanically built non-alc wine collection. It includes two cans each of:

  • La Vie En Rose – Crisp Rose Bubbles 
  • Le Blanc – Elegant White Bubbles
  • Sansgria – Vibrant Ruby Bubbles

The ALTINA Mixed Cans collection contains everything you need for your next outdoor picnic or BBQ, with eight cans each of the same three non-alcoholic wines. 

To elevate your next dinner party, you can serve the same three zero alcohol wines in elegant bottles as part of the ALTINA Mixed Bottles Pack

Finally, collect everything you need in one bundle in the ALTINA Ultimate Entertainer’s Bundle. It contains cans, bottles, an acacia wood Glass Holder Snack Board and air dried garnishes – this bundle has everything you need for the perfect non-alc treat.

Shop ALTINA Drinks

3. Merry People for the man who loves the outdoors

Whether it’s hiking, gardening, camping, or a leisurely stroll, Merry People’s Bobbi Boot is a go-to companion for exploring the great outdoors. It’s available up to size 45 in neutral hues like Black, Slate Grey, and Chocolate or vibrant shades like Mustard, Sky Blue, and Grasshopper

If gardening is his thing then the Billie Clog is designed for endless gardening adventures. Designed with comfort, durability, and a dash of joyful style, this clog is a game-changer that will make his time in the garden even more delightful. It’s available in five colours: Alpine Green, Black, Lavender, Chilli Red and Sky Blue.

And if you’re thinking of gifting Dad a pair of Merry People gumboots then he’ll appreciate the Merry People Care Kit. The Merry People Care Kit contains all you need to maintain, nourish, protect and prolong the life of your dad’s new rubber boots so that they’ll look as good as new for years to come.

Merry People Man Wearing Boots min

4. The Shaver Shop and American Crew for the well-groomed man

If Dad is sporting a beard, one of the Grooming Kits from The Shaver Shop would be the perfect gift to keep his beard in shape and looking sharp. They have beard oils and balms too to complete the package!

Clean shaven Dads – or even those who shave their head – might like the range of Electric Shavers.

Personally, I’ve got my eye on their range of Massage Guns. After hearing about this device from a massage therapist, I reckon something like the Sharper Image Deep Tissue Percussion Massage Gun with Case would be the ultimate gift that keeps on giving – ha!

The Shaver Shop’s Winter sale means you can score up to 60% off electric shavers, to up 60% off electric toothbrushes, 60% off clippers, trimmers and groomers and up to 60% off aftershave and more.

Shaver Shop

Skincare from American Crew is the ultimate gift idea for Father’s Day. Included in their range is the 3-in-1, all-in-one shampoo, conditioner and body wash, is the perfect convenient product for Dads looking for a quick and efficient beauty routine.

The Moisturizing Shave Cream is great for Dads prone to shaving irritation. To keep Dad’s skin looking fresh and hydrated post-shave, the All-in-one Face Balm with SPF 15 soothes and moisturises for a healthy appearance.

Lastly, American Crew’s new, international best-selling hair product, the Whip, is an easy-to-use styling product that provides a strong, pliable hold in minutes.

5. Ugg Express and The Australian Organic for the man who enjoys self-care

Gift Dad comfort and style this Father’s Day with Ugg Express! From cosy slippers to stylish boots, Ugg Express offers top-quality craftsmanship that will keep Dad feeling pampered and fashionable.

The Australian Shepherd Classic Ugg has a water-resistant surface and a non-slip EVA sole. Up the style factor with the Australian Shepherd Dino Ugg Moccasin that’ll add a touch of flair and sophistication to any outfit.

The team at The Australian Organic provide a high-quality line of natural and organic hair care products, with very best ARGAN OIL collection that delivers results. With anti-hair loss products, hair thickening and scalp care, give him the gift of confidence this Father’s Day.

6. Lacoste & JD Sports for the stylish sportsman

Lacoste, the sport-style clothing brand with those iconic embroidered crocodiles and inimitable French style, produces luxury casual wear perfect that’s for gifting.

From Lacoste‘s range of men’s clothing, men’s shoes and accessories, I reckon Dads will particularly love the Men’s Run Spin Knit Sneakers, Mens L.12.12 Classic Polo (perfect for a round of golf) and or a Men’s Sport Slim Fit Stretch Jersey T-Shirt.

**For a limited time, there’s 25% off selected mens styles.

Lacoste Classic Polo

If Dad needs a new pair of kicks, try JD Sports. They have an extensive range of shoes for every purpose, including their Most Wanted section for the hottest runners, trainers and casual shoes and limited and exclusive sneaker designs from brands such as adidas and Nike.

They also have a range of sports supporter gear – so you can get Soccer, Rugby, Basketball and even American Football merch.

**JD Sports currently have up to 50% off more than 2000 styles, so there’s bound to be something that will suit any Dad.

JD Sports Mens Range Fathers Day gifts

7. Speedo for the man who loves the water

Do you have a Dad that loves the pool or the beach?

Kit him out with some Olympic-ready Speedo gear that will make him look good, feel faster and last the distance! For instance, check out the Sport Towel, Fastskin Hyper Elite Mirror Goggles and Water Shorts / Boardshorts.

8. The North Face for the adventurous man

Give Dad a gift that’s crafted to last while he explores new trails and climbs to greater heights! Kit Dad out in the right gear for the outdoors with at The North Face

The outdoor adventure wear specialists have curated a Father’s Day gift guide with options from hoodies, Tshirts, shorts, backpacks and jackets.

By the way, if you’re looking for the ‘Dan Andrews’ North Face jacket you’ll find it under men’s black jackets – apparently he sports the Apex 2 Bionic jacket when he appears at press conferences!

9. PUMA & ASICS for the athletic man

PUMA is one of the world’s leading sports brands and whether Dad is into Teamsports, golf, running, training or motorsports, PUMA has the right shoes, clothing and accessories for him.

For instance, check out the Puma Iconic T7 Men’s Track Jacket and Iconic T7 Mens Track Pants, both made from sustainable material.

Fathers Day Gifts PUMA

ASICS is a leading running shoe and performance sports brand for enthusiasts and professional athletes alike. We are loyal ASICS fans from way back, and we all wear ASICS in our household, from adults to kids.

For Dad they have specialist footwear for running, football, tennis and cricket as well as for other sports.

Fathers Day Gifts Cole Haan

10. Gourmet Basket, Edible Blooms & more for the foodie

Gourmet Basket are food hampers Australia specialists and they curate great edible gifts for Father’s Day. Gourmet Basket’s Gourmet Taste Hamper combines sweet and savoury foods, the Tea Hamper for Him has sweets, socks and T2 English Breakfast, or Epicurean Tastes with gourmet food to enjoy alone or create tasty meals.

Delivery to Melbourne starts at $16.95 and you just need to order by 3pm for next business day delivery between 9am-5pm.

Edible Blooms is another great online store to shop in for Father’s Day presents. They’re most famous for their chocolate bouquets – and for Father’s Day gift hampers which include beer and plant combos, cheese hampers and gift boxes, flowers, fruits and even doughnuts!

If you’re looking for fun and unique Father’s Day hamper ideas, then Edible Blooms is the place to go! Most hampers have Melbourne free delivery over $110, or delivery costs for Edible Blooms depend on location, product and whether it’s a same-day service.

If Dad loves to cook then The Cook’s Companion by Stephanie Alexander should be in every kitchen – it’s a tried and tested volume full of useful information and almost 1000 recipes!

For more sophisticated recipes, Yotam Ottolengthi’s Flavour includes vegetable based recipes that are exciting with new and unexpected ingredient combinations.

Or get Dad experimenting by gifting a Ninja Airfryer Deluxe with the Epic Airfryer Cookbook.

A good cook needs the best cookware, and the range from Solidteknics won’t disappoint.

The AUS-ION™ and nöni™ products are made in Australia from a single sheet of the finest quality material, with no rivets, welds or synthetic coatings. Their products are suitable for any heat source – including induction.

11. Goldelucks and Taylor Made Gourmet for the man with a sweet-tooth

Goldelucks creates the most unique gift boxes so you’ll never have to give a boring gift again!

For Father’s Day, surprise your dad with one of their awesome dessert gifts range of products made especially for the best dads in the world. Check out their Beer & Nutella Donut Confetti Hamper – a luxury gift box that includes beers, M&M & Nutella donuts & Nutella-filled donuts! Perfect for spoiling Dad on this special day.

Also try out their perfect party Gift Bundles combining scrumptious baked goods with delightful extras.

Delivery to Melbourne starts at $14.95. If you’d like to receive your order within the day, all you have to do is order by 2 pm.

Does dad have a sweet tooth? If so, you can’t go wrong with gifting Taylor Made Gourmet’s perfectly delicious and delectable New York Style cookies.

Packed with all the chocolatey goodness you could imagine, these cookies are a chocolate lover’s dream! They come in 6 amazing flavours and are full of all the choco bits that will make your dad’s taste buds dance with joy.

So go ahead and surprise your dad with these mouth-watering treats that he won’t be able to resist.


12. Gift Cards and homewares for the hard-to-buy-for man

If you’re having trouble deciding on a Father’s Day gift idea or you’ve left it to the very last minute, there’s always the option of gifting a prepaid Mastercard Gift Card – so that he can buy whatever, wherever and whenever.

The benefit on an electronic online gift card? You can purchase and it’s emailed to you straight away and no unwanted gifts!

Gift Card Store Fathers Day

13. M.J. Bale, Ben Sherman & Nautica for the well-dressed man

M.J. Bale is an Australian-owned gentlemen’s clothing brand making ‘garments of integrity for men of character’. 

They pride themselves on tailoring expertise with natural fibres, particularly Australian merino wool. 

M.J. Bale are the Official Tailor to the Australian Test cricket side & Australian Wallabies rugby team, as well as a host of professional and cultural organisations, and operate 59 stores across Australia.

They’ve got lots of options for smart casual wear, business workwear and formal/wedding wear. Check out their range of suits and shirts such as the timeless Bradfield Linen Shirtscasual knits and snazzy blazers and accessories such as ties, and men’s scarves.

MJ Bale Fathers Day Gifts

If casual and ‘preppy’ is more of Dad’s style, then he will love Ben Sherman’s Father’s Day range. From Tshirts, casual button down shirts, knits to belts and socks, you can style Dad up for a whole new wardrobe in one hit!

Ben Sherman Fathers Day Gifts

Nautica is a global lifestyle brand that offers a wide selection of apparel for men with a nautical touch reinterpreted in a modern and refined way.

Their Father’s Day gift catalogue curates Tshirts, casual shirts, hoodies, jackets, pants, shoes and accessories so that you can dress Dad in new gear from top to toe!

Fathers Day Gifts Nautica

14. Decathlon for the active man

Help Dad set up a home gym, or add to the existing setup with a range of home workout products. Decathlon offers the Outshock Free-Standing Punching Bag, a Domyos Wall Pull Up Bar, Corength Ab Wheel & Mat, or a Decathlon Vibrating Electronic Massage Roller that just plugs into an USB to charge and then is ready help ease those knots and aches!

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15. The Good Guys, Yardgames & Short Story for the man who loves to play

Our Nintendo Switch is one of our favourite gaming consoles and has been a great investment for at-home entertainment and family bonding! In fact, one video game and gaming accessory I highly recommend is the Nintendo Switch Ring Fit which gamifies exercise and helps to keeps everyone active while we’re stuck at home.

If Dad also loves online games then The Good Guys offers the best and latest gaming consoles online.

Dive into another world with a wide range of video games and gaming accessories from Playstation, Xbox and Nintendo to enhance any adventure.

Or encourage Dad to get outdoors and play games with the whole family!

YardgamesFamily Croquet Set has mallets of different sizes so everyone can enjoy playing.

The Regent Number Toss Game is a wooden outdoor game where players use tactics to knock down numbered pins.

Fathers Day Gifts Yardgames Family Croquet Set

For board-gaming Dads: Munchkin Deluxe is lots of fun, with lots of options for expansion packs and different versions such as the Harry Potter Munckin. Carcasonne is a tile building board game that the whole family can enjoy. Or gift Dad the hilarious Goat Lords card game, suitable for playing with the family.

Dads who miss their Super Nintendo playing days will enjoy Boss Monster, the dungeon building card game.

For a unique and meaningful gift shop the range at Short Story. Licensed by Disney, Marvel, Star Wars and plenty more, you will find artwork, homewares and collectibles he will love.

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About Joyce Watts

Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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