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Looking to spend a day out with your special dad? Father’s day in Australia falls on September 3, 2017. There’s plenty of ideas of fun things to do from cruises, wildlife and festivals.
Activities in Sydney
It’s Farrgghther’s day! Your favourite Captain Dad can get to spend time with the whole family aboard a cruise. Also serving a breakfast and lunch buffet.
Enjoy more than 50 food stalls and tricks, artisan markets, wine tasting and of course some live entertainment. After all, best way to a father’s heart is his stomach.
If your dad is a super hero, why not cheer for him at the Fun Run that is open to all backgrounds, ages and abilities to celebrate great men. Distances inclide a 2km kids’ dash through a 10km run.
Work as a team, discover treasures at Australian Botanic Garden where you have to navigate through some obstacles to find the treasure for your dad.
Get some fresh air and head down to the farm on Father’s Day. Set in a unique rural setting, Belgenny Farm has a lot to offer from feeding animals to seeing how food is processed at the granary and creamery.
Activities in Melbourne
Come and spend a day at the zoo with the whole family for Father’s Day. Get the chance to win a prize, including a brand new BBQ!
Spoil your Dad with a Harbour Cruise and Fabulous Champagne and Seafood Dining Cruise!
For adventure and fun, head to the Safari to see animals with the kids. Be sure to arrive extra early for the continental breakfast before you start your expedition.
For car and motor enthusiasts, take your dad to see a Car and Bike show for his fix of automobile appreciation.
YMCA Father’s Day Fun Run 2017 – With plenty of entertainment and activities for the kids at the Event Village, the YMCA Father’s Day Fun Run is an awesome day out with the family.
Activities in Brisbane
Want to treat your Father’s day to the best breakfast in bed? Don’t worry, you won’t have to make it yourself, instead get yourself on the Kookaburra Showboat Cruise for the best breakfast along Brisbane River for the ultimate Father’s Day!
For live music at the Bandstand Park, head over to Wynnun on Father’s Day. Bring along the whole family for great jazz music, food and drinks, as well as some kids activities for the littles ones.
A special family friendly event celebrating the Aussie dads out there. There’s a showcase of great cars. Grab Dad and bring your pride and joy down to Lakeside Park – Kurwongbah, for a day of track cruising, track challenge, show n’ shine, face painting for the kids, trade stands and Aussie food. It’s sure to be a great day out. (Be sure to read the conditions for the drive cruises)
Carrara Markets Events Arena will present an amazing visual spectacle of colour and chrome with exquisitely restored Classic Cars and Bikes on display. Held over the Father’s Day weekend, it’s the perfect family outing for Dad!