What to do on Father's Day in Australia

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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

    Captain Cook Cruises’ Father’s Day

    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. 

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Captain Cook Cruises

    Taste of Coogee Food and Wine Festival

    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. 

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Taste of Coogee Food and Wine Festival

    Father’s Day Warrior Fun Run

    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. 

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Father's Day Warrior Fun Run

    Australian Botanic Garden

    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. 

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Botanic Garden

    Belgenny Farm

    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. 

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Belgenny Farm

     

    Activities in Melbourne

    Father’s Day at Melbourne Zoo

    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!

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Father's Day at Melbourne Zoo

    Lady Cutler Father’s Day Seafood Brunch Cruise

    Spoil your Dad with a Harbour Cruise and Fabulous Champagne and Seafood Dining Cruise! 

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Lady Cutler Father's Day Seafood Brunch Cruise

    Father’s Day at Werribee Open Range Zoo

    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.

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Lady Cutler Father's Day Seafood Brunch Cruise

    Shannons Club – Showcars Melbourne Fathers Day Car & Bike Show

    For car and motor enthusiasts, take your dad to see a Car and Bike show for his fix of automobile appreciation. 

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Shannons Club - Showcars Melbourne Fathers Day Car & Bike Show

    Just Run Lah!

    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. 

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Just Run Lah!

     

    Activities in Brisbane

    Kookaburra Showboat Cruises

    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!

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Kookaburra Showboat Cruises

    WM Jazz Festival

    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. 

     

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia WM Jazz Festival

    Queensland Raceways

    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)

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Queensland Raceways

    Carrara Markets – Classic Car Show

    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!

    What to do on Father's Day in Australia: Carrara Markets - Classic Car Show