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Last minute gift ideas for every type of dad

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Father’s Day is a time when you can firmly assert yourself as the favorite child. All you have to do is celebrate him, thank him for everything, and of course, give him the perfect Father’s Day gift. How hard can it really be? !

Well, if you’re like us and tend to wait until the very last minute, it can be a little harder than it should be, but we’re here to help. Whether your dad is tech-savvy, sports-loving, a bit of a DIYer, or an everyday dresser, we’ve found a bunch of last-minute gift ideas that will not only arrive in time for September 4th, but will earn you major brownie dots on the golden child’s forehead, too.

Ahead, let’s unbox the best last minute gift ideas for Father’s Day.

The best last minute gift ideas for Father’s Day

Give dad an experience

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If you arrive too late to pick up a physical gift, a gift certificate for a once in a lifetime experience is an incredibly thoughtful idea. From helicopter rides and swimming with sharks to a gourmet cooking lesson, there’s no shortage of entertainment.

red balloon pulled out all the stops for Father’s Day, while Adrenaline offers a range of gift certificate options broken down by price.

Streaming services never disappoint

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Picture: HBO/Binge

If Dad is cooking up a good TV binge, a streaming subscription is the perfect last-minute gift. Treating the HBO Obsessed (Dragon House anyone?) to a frenzy subscription. Does dad like to watch football? No dramas, why not take her one Kayo subscription? For those who prefer healthier viewing, a Disney+ subscription or netflix gift card is a way to go.

is dad still listening to ads on Spotify? Do him (and yourself) a favor by offering him a voucher for Spotify Premium.

Now, if you’ve still got a little time up your sleeve (or can blame your present for being a little late), we’ve found some Father’s Day gift ideas worth checking out. sent directly to the great man. .

Tooletries Toothbrush and Razor Holder

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Organize your dad’s bathroom sink with this epic silicone tile that keeps a bunch of his grooming tools close at hand. Think toothbrushes, razors, toothpaste and more. It also ships from Aus which means it will be a fast delivery time so you will be nice on the big day.

Or buy: eBay via The Shaver Shop official store ($26.95 or $25.60 when you join eBay+)

Antique Ship Whiskey Decanter

15 last-minute Father's Day gifts that will propel you to golden kid status
Picture: eBay

Combine dad’s two interests in one gift with this epic ship-shaped whiskey decanter. Shipping from Australia, the site also guarantees that your prized possessions will arrive before Father’s Day if you order now.

Or buy: eBay ($136)

Bosch 70-Piece X-Line Drill and Driver Bit Set

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If dad fancies himself a bit of a handyman, this Bosch drill and driver is probably the perfect gift idea. Equipped to handle any task, this affordable set includes 22 drill bits, three spade bits, 34 screwdriver bits, a countersink, and a magnetic bit holder.

Or buy: Amazon ($40.38), eBay ($75)

RENPHO Deep Tissue Massage Gun

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The RENPHO Deep Tissue Muscle Massage Gun is a portable massage tool that Dad will absolutely love. It applies pulses of concentrated pressure deep into your muscle tissue. It helps relieve joint pain, muscle tension and chronic pain and can be used for daily relaxation.

Or buy: eBay ($165.95), Amazon ($159.99)

Craft beer cooperative

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If your dad loves nothing more than a cold beer at the end of the day, might we suggest getting him the Craft beer cooperative gift box is the perfect gift? It comes with nine different types of craft beer, a copy of Australia’s Craftiest Beer 2021 limited edition book (a guide to 50 of the best), a few coasters and a delicious beer snack (beef jerky or nuts).

Or buy: Craft beer cooperative ($77.95)

Apple AirPods Pro

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If Dad still hasn’t made the switch to AirPods yet, Father’s Day is the time – and you might as well go all out and gift him the Pros while they’re on sale! Apple AirPods Pro are noise-canceling, sweat- and water-resistant, and offer a fully customizable fit.

Or buy: eBay ($308.50, usually $399), Amazon ($309, usually $399)

Bialetti 1164 Mocha Express Coffee Maker

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If Dad loves nothing more than a good morning brew, this Bialetti is a damn good gift idea. It’s both easy to use and makes delicious coffee. It’s really simple. Simply fill the base of the coffee maker with water, pour your ground coffee into the filter and heat it gently on your stovetop.

Or buy: eBay ($52.95), Amazon ($55)

Apple Watch Series 7

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Dad likes the old workout regimen? The Apple Watch is the perfect gift. It lets you answer calls and texts from your wrist, measure your blood oxygen levels, check your heart rate, track your daily activity, and measure workouts like running, walking, cycling , yoga and swimming.

Or buy: Amazon ($627)

Harrow & Green Personalized Tissue Set

15 last-minute Father's Day gifts that will propel you to golden kid status
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Give dad a set of three luxury personalized patterned handkerchiefs for Father’s Day. All three tissues are packaged in a quality tin box with a hand-folded kraft card and orange sleeve, along with tissue folding instructions on the underside of the sleeve.

Or buy: Hard to find ($81)

Lottie & Liv Personalized Whiskey Glass

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This whiskey glass is perfect for dad’s gift on Father’s Day. It’s candle, classic and just the right amount of personality that he’s sure to love. Made from high quality European glass, it can be engraved with Dad’s initials. You can even accompany it with a good bottle of whiskey. It is sent from New South Wales so shipping will only take 2-7 days for quick and smart turnaround.

Or buy: Hard to find ($44.99)

Ugg Fluff You Slide for Men

15 last-minute Father's Day gifts that will propel you to golden kid status
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Ugg’s Fluff You slippers are perfect for the dad who likes to roam around the house and yard alike. Offering effortless style, the slippers are crafted from exposed plush and a wool blend for a supremely soft sheepskin insole. The carefree slip-on silhouette makes them easy to slip on and go.

Or buy: UGG Australia ($48, usually $160)

Leather wallet by BOSS

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If paps is still carrying around his worn leather wallet from ten years ago, maybe it’s time to offer him an upgrade. The BOSS Signature leather wallet features a trendy grainy design and a metallic logo on the front.

Or buy: The Iconic ($279)

The Groomed Man Co Fresh Face Kit

15 last-minute Father's Day gifts that will propel you to golden kid status
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Prep daddy’s skin with the Fresh Face Kit from Groomed Man Co. It comes with a Magnetic Face Scrub, Face Cleanser, and Smooth Operator Face Moisturizer. Each product has been formulated to provide effective cleansing, exfoliation and hydration while addressing the concerns and challenges of men’s skin. The perfect Father’s Day gift to get your old man into the skincare game.

Or buy: The Iconic ($140)