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Better Than Socks: The Top Father’s Day Gifts in 2023

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s time to put the pedal to the metal when finding the perfect gift for the ultimate adventure-loving Dad! Forget the ties and socks this year and rev up your gift-giving game with a turbocharged selection of the best Father’s Day experiences that will send his heart racing faster than a high-octane V8 engine.

Give your old man an adrenaline rush by choosing from our 2023 roundup of unforgettable experiences. Ditch the predictable gifts and give Dad an experience he’ll cherish forever this Father’s Day. Remember, life goes fast, so show Dad how much he means to you and leave him with memories worthy of the winner’s podium. The best Father’s Day gift-giving options are just below!


Unleash Dad’s Supercar Dream

Let your Dad step into the world of automotive greatness this Father’s Day with a Supercar Drive experience. He’ll get an exclusive chance to slip behind the wheel of the most iconic and classic Supercars around. This is no ordinary joyride; it’s an awe-inspiring Supercar appreciation journey that will leave pops breathless with every twist and turn.

This Father’s Day, you’ll put your Dad in the driver’s seat of a sleek and powerful Supercar, cruising gracefully on the world-renowned Sydney Motorsport Park circuit. It’s not about racing against the clock; it’s about savouring every second of the journey, embracing the artistry of automotive design, and indulging in the symphony of raw power.

Our fleet of Supercars provides an unparalleled driving experience as your Dad picks between the Ferrari, Lotus and Lamborghini. Trust us; this is the ultimate Father’s Day gift in 2023.

Price range: $360-$500

Locations available: Sydney Motorsport Park

Bookings:  Fastrack Experiences


Reach for the Skies with Fighter Pilot

Turn Dad’s airborne dreams into reality, tailoring the perfect flight experience for every adventure-seeker, aviation enthusiast, and those simply seeking a serene escape with stunning Queensland scenery.

Fighter Pilot offers a range of aircraft, proudly boasting the most expansive selection in all of Australia. From cutting-edge modern fighter jets to classic WWII fighters and trainers, the options are boundless. The power is in your hands – choose your aircraft, choose your adventure, and let the skies become your playground!

Price range: $695-$3,450

Locations available: Brisbane

Bookings: Fighter Pilot


Let Dad Conquer the Legendary Bathurst Circuit in a V8

This Father’s Day, give Dad the gift of a lifetime – the opportunity to fulfil his wildest racing dreams on the iconic Bathurst Mount Panorama Racing Circuit! If he’s got a driver’s license, he’s ready to take the wheel of a roaring V8 race car and follow in the tire tracks of legendary Bathurst 1000 winners like Craig Lowndes, Dick Johnson, John Bowe, Allan Grice, Greg Murphy, and Russell Ingall.

Our V8 racing cars cater to all levels of driving experience. Whether Dad is a seasoned petrolhead or a first-time racer, we have the perfect fit for him. Choose from our Gen3-inspired Ford Mustangs, classic Holden Commodores, and Ford Falcons, available in manual and automatic transmissions.

For those who prefer the thrill of the ride, our experienced professional drivers are ready to take Dad on a heart-pounding hot laps passenger experience. Let him buckle up for a high-speed ride around this world-famous circuit, genuinely appreciating the exhilarating thrill of racing with a pro at the helm.

But wait, there’s more! For the ultimate bucket-list experience, why not go all out with our “Panorama Combo”? Dad can have the best of both worlds – first, take the wheel and channel his inner racing champion, and then buckle up as a passenger for even more adrenaline-fueled memories that will last a lifetime.

Price range: $600-$1,500

Locations available: Bathurst, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide

Bookings: V8 Driving & Hot Laps Experiences


An Awesome Jet Ski Experience on the Gold Coast

Kick it up a notch this Father’s Day and get your Dad the most thrilling, specialised, and unforgettable experience on the Gold Coast! Your Father can embrace freedom and extreme exhilaration as he embarks on his very own jet ski adventure with Jet Ski Safaris. Prepare to explore the wild blue yonder and uncover hidden islands, immersed in the natural wonders of Surfers Paradise and the Gold Coast, Queensland.

A tropical Island resort awaits your Dad upon arrival on South Stradbroke Island. He’ll take a break from the high-speed thrill and indulge in a splash in the crystal-clear waters, savour something delicious to eat and enjoy a refreshing cold beverage, all while surrounded by the breathtaking Aussie flora and fauna at every turn. It’s a ride like no other – an experience etched in your Dad’s heart forever.

Price: $380 – $605

Location: Surfer’s Paradise, Queensland

Bookings: Gold Coast Jet Ski Safaris


An Unforgettable Father’s Day Experience with Racing Legend John Bowe

Give Dad the chance of a lifetime to meet and greet the racing legend himself – John Bowe! What sets this experience apart is not just Bowe’s extraordinary skill as a world-class racing driver but also his genuine passion for cars, racing and his utmost respect for his fans.

For the highest number of Championship race starts in the international world of Motorsport, only 5 American drivers surpass Bowe, and no one matches his win percentage, not even Lewis Hamilton or Richard Petty. 

Dad can have the opportunity to meet John Bowe, a living legend, and share in his racing wisdom and experiences, plus drive a V8 Race Car and enjoy hot laps with Bowe! This is the ultimate for any Dads who are motorsport fans – you’ll be the favourite kid forevermore!

Price: $380/$790

Location: Sydney/Melbourne

Bookings: John Bowe Race Experiences

Show Dad how much he means to you by giving him a gift that speaks to his passions and adventurous spirit. Life goes fast, so make this Father’s Day one to remember with something just as speedy! Opt for some shared experiences that bring you closer to your Dad, creating bonds that stand the test of time. 

Remember, it’s not just the gift itself but the thought and effort behind it that truly matter. Show Dad how much you care by presenting him with an adventure that is like no other. Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing dads out there – the everyday heroes and the champions of our hearts! May your day be filled with love, appreciation, and unforgettable adventures!

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