50 Best Father’s Day Gifts To Impress Your Dad

by | Jun 6, 2023 | Gifts

If you think of your dad as a local superhero, there’s no better time than Father’s Day to let him know just how much you love and appreciate everything he’s done for you over the years with this selection of the best Father’s Day gifts we could find. Sure, he may tell you he doesn’t “need a gift this year,” but that’s just Dad being, well, Dad. Just because he gave you the okay to skip the holiday shopping doesn’t mean you shouldn’t absolutely spoil him if you can.

So… what do you get the guy who wants nothing or already has everything? Not a tie, for starters. Instead, think about an item he’s been eyeing all year but wouldn’t get himself, a topic/hobby that fascinates him, or just a way to make his life easier (he’ll really appreciate that last one).

With so many people to shop for in June — your pops, your partner, or your pal who just so happens to be a dad — it can be easy to run out of ideas that are both thoughtful and actually useful. Lucky for you, this list of the best Father’s Day gifts will make any dad feel extra special this year.

The Cotton Company Turkish Towels

Say goodbye to those tired towels that have been around since your childhood. These towels are stylish while still being practical.

Sloom Pillow

The Sloom pillow is made from premium memory foam chips for soft support and a luxurious knitted cover for comfort. Plus, it’s height-adjustable. Wins all around.

Nite Ize SlapLit LED Drink Wrap

Drink holders that glow in the dark are the perfect gift if dad is a fan of camping. These brewski holders are made from high-quality neoprene with an interior LED strip and passively reflective exterior.

Kaliber CT Multitool

If dad doesn’t have a multitool or pocket knife already, then he could definitely use one. A must if he’s a bit of an undercover MacGyver.

Leather apron

Gift your dad an apron that’ll handle the heat of both the kitchen and the braai – or any other messy hobby he’s got going on. Huge bonus: it has a big pocket.

Thule Subterra Powershuttle Plus

If dad is always on the go then an electronics travel case will come in handy. This one is designed to protect and organise everything from large headphones along with a full kit of cables, adapters and other electronics in dedicated storage compartments. He can even charge his phone while keeping it accessible in the exterior pocket with cord pass-through. So nifty!

Love Gin Homemade Gin Kit

If your dad’s a fan of distilleries, he’ll love learning how to DIY his own signature gin using this kit. Best part: He can kick back with a glass of his hard work afterwards.

Humble & Mash Whiskey & Spirit Stones

Ok, maybe dad isn’t into gin but loves his whiskey. Nothing will help him enjoy his bevvie of choice more than some sleek spirit stones that elevate his sipping experience.

Flannel Robe

There’s just no way around it: a good, cosy robe is timeless and essential in any wardrobe. Get your dad a warm, flannel one that’ll look regal.

Cape Herb & Spice Chilli Sauce Challenge

There are people who avoid spice at all costs, and then there are people that drench their food in the hot stuff. If your dad’s the latter, then this chilli sauce challenge will be a real treat.

Bean There African Adventure Bundle

Level up his morning brew game with this fair trade-certified, organic, and most importantly, delicious coffee.

Don Papa Rum

A bottle of rum is a great gift if dad is into creating cocktails or likes to sip it on the rocks at special occasions (like Father’s Day).

Lacoste L’Homme Intense EDT

The classic L’Homme got an intense upgrade that your dad will love. Featuring top notes of rhubarb and quince, with hints of black pepper and ginger, this EDT is perfect for the dad that always leaves an impression.

The Pure Cotton Shop’s Handkerchiefs

If your dad considers himself an eco-warrior, he is going to love these pure cotton handkerchiefs. Strong and durable, but soft and gentle against the skin. They’re made using organically grown GOTS-certified cotton, with no harsh chemicals used during the farming process.

Clinique For Men Face Scrub

Most people aren’t getting enough sleep, and that probably includes your dad. But just because his sleep habits aren’t at their best, doesn’t mean he has to carry that evidence on his face. Hook him up with Clinique’s For Men Face Scrub to smooth and revive tired skin.

Botthms Massage Gun

Help your dad relax and recover with a massage gun, designed to alleviate muscle tension and soreness, making it a perfect gift for post-workout recovery sessions.

Fossil Copeland 42mm dress watch

Whether he’s a watch guy or not, a classic timepiece is essential in any wardrobe. Gift your dad something classic and beautiful.

Digital Dad’s Tech Kit Hamper

Dad a bit of a tech guru? Let him play with this set, including a phone spinner and cleaning putty that takes off dirt and built-up on his gadgets. He’ll love it.

Dad Daily Mug

This mug says it all by saying as little as it needs to. A great nod to your old man, who’s done so much for you.

Top Dad Navy Sweatshirt

Even if your dad isn’t a huge fan of the iconic film, this sweater says it all. Plus, it’s true: he’s a top dad.

Freedom Of Movement Dad Wallet

The FOM Dad Wallet is a functional men’s bifold wallet crafted for the authentic man. The best part: they’re local!

Glenfiddich 12 YO Special Reserve Single Malt Whisky

Spoil your dad with a special drink that he’ll love. This special reserve is the world’s most awarded single malt whisky, making it pretty darn special – for a special man.

Hush Puppies Martin Microfibre Slipper

Perfect for padding around the house while he fiddles with something that needs fixing, or for when he steps out of the shower singing an old song.

Schoonhuid Father’s Day Gift Set

Could your dad use some much-needed grooming products? This set comes with a wooden soap tray, cedarwood and essential oils soap and beard oil.

Africology Men’s Essentials Kit

This kit has everything he needs to elevate his facial game. It includes a razor, shaving cream and brush, beard balm, and more. He’ll be sorted.

Braai Essentials

Is your dad a grill master? He’ll love to whip out yet another one of his epic braais with this kit, which includes a brush for dusting off stray ash, a stylish cloth and flavoured salts for the perfect braai.


A younger fragrance for the youthful dad. This fresh fragrance, with citrus and woody notes, evokes mystery and youthfulness.

Wahl Micro Groomsman Pro

This tiny tool boasts great promise. A blade gets into the beard area and eyebrows, with a nose trimmer and comb. Since it’s small and nifty, it’s perfect as a travel gift or for the man always on the go.

ManBoss Health Coffee

For the health nut, this get-up-and-go gift doubles as a superfood, with adaptogens that balance your dad’s testosterone levels.

Nespresso Vertuo Pop

If your dad’s a coffee lover, there’s nothing more quick and easy than this coffee machine, which will make great cups of coffee in a jiffy. And it’s gorgeous.

Stormtrooper Glass Liquor Decanter

Star Wars fans, unite over this decanter! It’ll store whatever your dad loves to have on ice and it makes a fun statement piece.

Personalised Photo And Song Glass Tile

Maybe your dad has a penchant for music, or maybe you and him share a special memory with a specific song. This tile, which you can personalise, is perfect for commemorating that. 

Sorbet Man Gift Card

If you’re really not sure what to get your dad, this customisable gift card does the trick. He can use it at any Sorbet store or product. Expect lots of love for this one. 

Maxhosa MGF 37.2 Knitted Gold Shirt

Get your dad something stylish. This designer shirt has strong motifs all around for a guy who makes a statement when he walks into a room. 

PlayStation 5 Console Bundle

Really spoil your dad with this console. The new PS5 can handle the latest games and is sleek and hardily capable. 

Father’s Day Mug

Not sure what to get him? Try a customisable mug, which he can use to think back to all the times he bailed you out of a pickle…

Cape Island Black Gold Classic Candle

Loadshedding affects us all – including your dad. And those harsh LED battery-charged lights are so harsh on your eyes. Gift your dad a classic, manly-smelling candle, with notes of aniseed, black cherry and rum.

Milex Digital Hurricane Power Air Fryer

Your dad can air-fry up some chips, chickpeas, chicken and just about anything else in one of these.

Acupuncture Mat

Dad complaining about niggles and pains? This mat can help by targeting pressure points to alleviate stress.

Recycled puffer jacket 

What’s better than a puffer jacket in winter? One that’s recycled, of course. This warm jacket delivers style and warmth – he’ll thank you. 

Sealand Upcycled Choob Duffel

This uber-stylish duffel is also made from recycled materials, as is Sealand’s M.O. He can use it for last-minute trips, hiking ventures and more. 

Corduroy Relaxed Shirt

He’ll go from game days to Friday fits in this. Plus the added corduroy layer keeps him warm but still totally in style. 

Giant Feed Me Bowl 

This giant bowl makes for a great gift. It stores snacks or whatever big meal he fancies while kicking back and watching the Bokke. 

Men’s Health Magazine Subscription

Give the gift that keeps on giving – everything he needs for health, wellness and fitness in one package, wrapped up. What’s not to love? 

Old Khaki Alden Shoe 

This stylish shoe has it all: something basic that goes with everything, from braai days to semi-formal dinners. It works for work, too. A classic.

SOLAL All You Need For Men

Give him a boost with this supplement, specifically formulated for everything a man needs in his nutritional journey. 

Under Armour HOVR Project Rock 5 Home Gym Shoes

If your dad loves fitness, he’ll *love* this shoe made for workouts at home. Made in partnership with The Rock himself, your dad will appreciate this gift.

Braun Series 3 ProSkin Electric Shaver

The Braun Series 3 ProSkin features 3 pressure-sensitive shaving elements that adapt to facial contours. The specialised Micro Grip capture more hairs, along with a precision trimmer on the back, which is ideal for shaping sideburns or trimming beards prior to shaving.

The Calming Cleanser by Terres D’Afrique

Terres d’Afrique’s foaming cleanser combines the cleansing properties of moringa oil with the soothing and calming effects of rooibos and Aloe ferox. Suitable for all skin types, particularly dehydrated and sensitive skin. Dad will love it.

Premium Quality Polo Shirt by Just Breethe

Just Breethe’s MatchFIT Polo Shirts are soft, breathable, perfectly fitted, and offer unrestricted wearability. The engineered cuts are designed to never pull at the neck when standing, moving, working, or playing.  Arms and shoulders are fitted but cut correctly to give the feeling of complete freedom. Made with high-quality 90% pure cotton.

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