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The six best Father’s Day experiences 2019


FATHER’S DAY is always a tricky one to buy the right gift for.

There’s a good chance you’ve bought socks and slippers for the last few birthdays and Christmases so we’ve come up with a guide for some fresh and exciting ideas.

 Go-karting is a fun and blood racing present
Go-karting is a fun and blood racing present

So if you’re keen to avoid the same tired gift ideas, why not try an experience day?

If your dad’s a petrol head there are tons of great driving experiences you can find, and there’s plenty of other options for adrenaline junkies, foodies, and wine connoisseurs as well.

Below, we’ve picked out some of the best experiences you can get.

And don’t worry if you’ve left it to the last-minute, you can print out the tickets for most of these experiences at home, so they make a great last-minute gift.

Double Supercar Blast

 Your dad can get his hands on a Ferrari with a driving experience
Your dad can get his hands on a Ferrari with a driving experience

This driving experience from Virgin Experience Days is sure to get the pulse racing.

Participants get the chance to pick two supercars to blast around a track from Aston Martins, Ferraris, Porches and more.

If you get it for your dad, he’ll get a photo with his chosen set of wheels and a high-speed passenger ride as well.

This package is available at 16 locations across the country.

Indoor kart racing for two

 Go-karting makes for a fantastic Father's Day present

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Go-karting makes for a fantastic Father’s Day present

If you fancy taking on your dad around a circuit, kart racing is a blast and is a pretty cheap day out to boot.

With this experience from Buy A Gift, you get to go head-to-head with your old man for 50 laps.

There’s even a trophy presentation for those who finish in the top three of their group, giving you the chance to gloat if you emerge victorious.

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This experience is available at 18 locations around the country.

 

 Make sure your dad's not afraid of heights before booking this one

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Make sure your dad’s not afraid of heights before booking this one

Maybe one for Top Gun fans, you can buy your dad a 30-minute flying lesson for less than you might think.

Once he’s up in the sky, your dad will get one-on-one tuition from an expert instructor as he takes control a few thousand feet off the deck.

The time in this lesson even counts towards getting a private pilot’s license in case your dad’s got any lofty ambitions in the future.

This experience is available at five locations in the UK.

 

Extended Thames RIB Experience

 Your dad can experience London from a speed boat

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Your dad can experience London from a speed boat

An ideal way to view London is from the water.

And blasting along the Thames in a speedboat is a pretty exciting way to see the city.

This package also includes commentary on the landmarks along the river banks so your dad can also find out more about the city of London.

Expect to get wet!

 

Helicopter Pleasure Flight

 You can choose from 30 locations across the UK

Virgin Experience Days

You can choose from 30 locations across the UK

If your dad’s got a head for heights, he might enjoy a helicopter ride.

1,000 feet off the floor, travellers can enjoy beautiful British landscape.

With a fifteen mile journey, there’s plenty of opportunity to snap a few breathtaking photos before you’re back on the steady ground.

Available at 30 locations around the UK.

  • Looking for something more traditional? Check out 17 great gift ideas here

iFLY Indoor Skydiving Experience for Two

 If your dad doesn't have a head for heights, this could be the gift for him
If your dad doesn’t have a head for heights, this could be the gift for him

Of course, if your dad doesn’t have a head for heights, he might like to pretend he does with this indoor skydiving experience.

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Instead of jumping out a plane at 10,000 feet, you’ll be suspended on a cushion of air a few feet from the ground.

Costing just £39.99, this experience is available in three locations across the UK.


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