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Top 7 ways to spoil Dad

Posted: 4pm 01 Sep 2020

Father's Day is fast approaching! Just in case you had forgotten to make plans, we've put together 7 ideas which are sure to make Dad's day special. The Moreton Bay region has everything you'll need to treat Dad to a memorable day, so now all that's left is to buy a card and wrap the presents! 

1. Get his adrenaline pumping

Give Dad an adrenaline-packed day he won't forget and jump on a Jet Ski at Bribie Island with Moreton Bay Jet Ski Hire

Book ahead and spend the day discovering for yourself why hiring a Jet Ski is simply the best way to hit the water

Family picnic at Sunset Park, Bribie Island

2. Take him out for a picnic

Pack the picnic basket and take Dad out for a relaxing day with beautiful scenery. The Moreton Bay region has some fantastic picnic spots set in both bayside and hinterland locations for you to discover, including:

3. Go beach driving in a 4WD

Treat Dad to the thrilling experience of beach-bashing on the beautiful Bribie Island. Take a tour of the island with G’day Adventure Tours and sit back, relax and enjoy being chauffeured through the natural wonders of Bribie Island's national park, spotting some native wildlife and learning about the historic remnants. Find out more here.

4. Take a hike

Active Dads will love getting out into nature for a scenic hike at one of the Moreton Bay region's many beautiful bushwalking trails. 

Check out these walking trail options near Brisbane, each varying in difficulty:

5. Have a BBQ ... on a boat

Which Dad doesn't love a good BBQ? How about treating your Dad this Father's Day to a BBQ he won't ever forget! Bribie Island Boat Charters hires out 8 and 12 person self-drive BBQ boats allowing you to cruise the stunning waters of the Pumicestone Passage taking in the beautiful scenery while feasting on Dad's favourite BBQ treats. Best of all, hire is even available to unlicensed drivers! Bookings are essential, find out more here.

6. Drop a line

Whether it be from a boat, bridge, a jetty or shore, the Moreton Bay Region has a great range of options for fishing-fanatic-fathers, both experienced and novice, to try their luck. Check out these fishing hotspots in the Moreton Bay region, and plan a great day out by the water with Dad. 

7. Explore the hinterland in a 50s-style motorcycle

There is no better way to experience all the Moreton Bay region hinterland has to offer than in the sidecar of a 1950s-style motorbike. Dad won't forget a ride with Topps Adventure tours, who operate motorcycle tours through Mount Mee, Dayboro, Samford, Mount Glorious, D’Aguilar and Woodford


Looking for Father's Day events happening around the region? Check out our picks here

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