Father's Day, Gift Ideas Blogged by: Wollongong Central 14 Aug 2019

Father's Day Gift Ideas & Where To Shop

Father’s Day gift shopping doesn’t need to be stressful! This year we've made it easy to get something dad will actually use.
 
There are a lot of clever and quirky gift ideas out there, but without getting your order in months in advance, it's easy to miss the deadline. So for those of us who are time poor (most of us!) and haven’t planned our Father’s Day gifting months in advance, there are brilliant options closer to home.
 
Wollongong Central has plenty to choose from. Here’s our ultimate guide to useful gifts that Dad will love and where to shop!
 


1. TECH 

Keep dad ahead of the pack with some of these amazing tech options.

  • Drone
  • Noise cancelling headphones
  • Smart home speaker
  • Dash cam
  • VR and AR headsets
  • Massagers
  • Smart scales
  • Phone dash mount
  • Walkie talkies
  • Digital photo frame
  • Laptop case
  • Portable charger

Shop Tech Gifts for Dad at Wollongong Central: JB Hi-Fi, Target

 

2. ACCESSORIES 

The fashion savvy dad can never have too many accessories. Spoil him with some of the latest trends.

  • Lapel pin
  • Cufflinks
  • Pocket squares
  • Funky socks
  • Watch
  • Tie bar
  • Luggage tag
  • Stationery / pen
  • Leather belt
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap / fedora
  • Keyring
  • Bracelet

Shop Accessories for Dad at Wollongong Central: Connor, Yd, Sunglass Hut, Strandbags, Michael Hill, Prouds
 
 

3. SPORT 

For the sport loving dad, there are so many fun options that will keep him healthy and happy.

  • Activity tracker
  • Smart watch
  • Electric scooter
  • Electric skateboard
  • Sport headphones
  • Sport store voucher
  • Footy accessories
  • Basketball / football
  • Golf clubs / accessories
  • Fishing gear
  • Water bottles
  • Gym towels

Shop Sporting Gifts for Dad at Wollongong Central: Anaconda, Rebel Sport
 
 

4. FOOD & BEVERAGE

Most dads are foodies, whether sophisticated or the basic type. You can’t go wrong, after all, the way to a man’s heart is through the stomach!

  • Cookbooks
  • Kitchen / BBQ utensils
  • Meat rubs / spices
  • Specialty liquors
  • Boxed wine
  • Cookbooks
  • Sphere / cube ice mould set
  • Decanter / glass set
  • Beer caddy
  • Mortar and pestle
  • Chef knife set
  • Bar cart

Shop Foody Gifts for Dad at Wollongong Central: What’s Cooking, Dymocks, QBD The Bookshop
 
 

5. QUIRKY

He’s punished you with dad jokes for years, it’s time for payback! Get dad something quirky and cool.

  • Desktop USB mini vacuum cleaner
  • Book of jokes
  • Ring / keyring bottle opener
  • Trivia or other games
  • Desktop games (e.g. mini basketball)
  • Heat activated funny mug
  • Sauce dispenser gun
  • DNA genetic ethnicity test

Shop Quirky Gifts for Dad at Wollongong Central: Typo
 
 

6. GROOMING & FRAGRANCE

It’s not a hint that he needs to take more care (although maybe it is?! winky face). For the dad that appreciates personal care, look into these options.

  • Shavers
  • Hair clippers
  • Cologne
  • Aftershave
  • Spa voucher
  • Beard oil
  • Toiletry bag
  • Shower gel
  • Luxury travel kit
  • Clay mask

Shop Grooming & Fragrance Gifts for Dad at Wollongong Central: Shaver Shop, David Jones, Priceline, Chemist Warehouse
 
 

7. GAMING

For the gamer dad, there are literally thousands of options to keep him entertained.

  • Console
  • New games
  • Gaming strategy guides
  • Gaming headset
  • Smartphone gaming add ons
  • Wireless game controllers
  • Gamer fuel kit (nuts, chocolates etc.)

Shop Gaming Gifts for Dad at Wollongong Central: EB Games, Target

 
Happy Father’s Day to all the dear daddies and role models out there. May it be as special as you.

Spoil dad with gifts, fashion, food & fun at Wollongong Central this Father's Day
 

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