10 Awesome Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsy Dad

10 Awesome Gift Ideas for the Outdoorsy Dad

If your dad is an avid outdoors man (as are most dads), we've listed a few gift ideas here that would make his day whatever time of the year it is.

1. Multitool / Multi-purpose knife MultiToolKnife

This nifty gadget is a must-have for every true outdoor enthusiast. Your dad can get a ton of use out of this gadget during hiking or camping trips.

2. Liquid fuel camping stove LiquidFuelCampStove

The great thing about liquid fuel stoves is you can use them all-year round. Butane camping stoves tend to freeze up in cold weather. Liquid fuel stoves work under any weather condition, making them perfect for camping.

3. Down jacket


If your dad isn't the type to let cold weather get in the way of an amazing camping trip, he will love a warn down jacket. Make sure you get one in his favourite colour!

4. Personal water filter

Personal water filters are lightweight and can easily fit in any backpack. These portable, easy-to-use personal water filters are helpful during hiking trips where your dad won't be able take a heavy water jug with him.

5. Camping mattress

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Camping doesn't mean your dad has to rough it. Help him sleep comfortable under the stars with an inflatable air bed or mattress. Choose air mattresses with built-in pumps for easy inflation.

6. Fire Starters


Make sure your dad can make a fire in the wilderness. Whether he needs it to keep warm at night while camping or to start a campfire in the backyard while hanging out with friends or family, fire starters are always good to have around.

7. Hiking boots

If your dad is an avid hiker, get him a pair of comfortable, durable hiking boots. You might want to double check on his shoe size, though. Or better yet, take him shopping so he can pick out a pair for himself.

8. Waterproof binoculars

A true outdoorsman should never be without a pair of binoculars. How else can he spot wildlife better? Or scout for hiking trails?

9. Glow in the dark playing cards

Yep, this is a thing, and a great way for your dad and his camping buddies to have fun. The cards feature fun designs and best of all, your dad and his friends won't have to use up their phone or torch batteries to light up their evening card game.

10. Inflatable hot tub

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Okay, so this may be the most out of the box gift you can give to your outdoor-loving dad. But just think, inflatable spas can easily be set up in powered holiday parks. Or in his backyard. It's a great way for your dad to relax after a long day of outdoor activities. Oh, and your dad will be the envy of the neighbours and every other person in the holiday park.

And there you have it, our top picks for gifts that your outdoorsy dad would absolutely love. Ready to go shopping yet?

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