10 Father’s Day activities to enjoy at the Scenic Rim

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From a Pterodactyl Helicopter flight to a classic country pub lunch, an Alpaca Picnic to an epic hike, a brisket and beer farm box to handmade soap for blokes, the Scenic Rim and it’s line-up of experiences, products and places delivers the perfect range of Father’s Day presents this year:

  1. Take dad to new heights. Does your dad love adventure? The sky is literally the limit in the Scenic Rim. Take him on Australia’s largest zipline adventure at TreeTop Challenge Tamborine Mountain, stroll among the treetops on the Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk or book him in for an epic mountain expedition with Mt Barney Lodge. Go even higher with a hot air balloon flight over the Scenic Rim or a scenic flight with Pterodactyl Helicopters. Dad can even learn to fly with Oz Paragliding and Hang Gliding near Canungra or Airport Qld at Boonah!
  1. Introduce dad to some 4-legged friends. Meet the farm animals at Father’s Day on the Farm at Tommerup’s Dairy Farm, book an alpaca picnic at Mountview Alpaca Farm, treat dad to a camel ride and tour at Summer Land Camels, experience the Scenic Rim on horseback with Scenic Rim Equine Group or Horse Riding Hinterland or take a Cobb and Co wagon tour with Drayhorse Shires.
Scenic Rim farmers/producers delivering their goods in a Farm Box (L-R) Richard Gorman, Dallas Davidson and Frankie the sheep, Kate Raymont, Kane Lutter, Greg Christensen and Kay Tommerup. Credit: Luke Marsden / Kath Rose. ORDER HERE
  1. Get dad a Scenic Rim Farm Box. Nothing says ‘We love you Dad‘ like brisket and beer. Our friends at Scenic Rim Farm Box have created a special box that takes all the guess work out of present buying. Simply add to your cart and they’ll do the rest!
  1. Give dad’s wardrobe some Scenic Rim style. Protect dad’s noggin from the sun and boost his street cred with a one-of-a-kind hat from Mad Natter, handmade on the farm in the Scenic Rim. And buy him a pair of world-class, ethically made jeans from Scenic Rim-based company, Outland Denim.
  1. Help dad smell great. Blokes like to be pampered, too! Check out the ‘Batches for Blokes’ collection, handcrafted by Beautiful Batches in Canungra and treat him to Coco and Myrtle artisan soaps, which are named after Scenic Rim landmarks and feature beautiful local ingredients.
  1. Quench dad’s thirst. Whether your dad loves beer, wine, spirits or coffee, he won’t go thirsty in the Scenic Rim! For a nice cold craft beer, book a spot at Scenic Rim Brewery or Fortitude Brewing Company. Relax beside Canungra Creek with a Father’s Day Picnic Basket at O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards, which is fun for the whole family, with Mountview Alpaca Farm right there on-site! And get him a brew of a different kind at Tamborine Mountain Coffee PlantationFind out more about our local beer, wine and spirits 

  1. Get dad some hot cooking tips. Why not buy dad a cooking class or two? Buy him a gift voucher or book in for a variety of classes, from Italian, Vietnamese and Mexican to Thai fusion and party food with Scenic Rim Cooking Classes.
  2. Take dad camping. There are so many opportunities to get back to basics with a camping trip in the Scenic Rim. Click here to find amazing campsites with great facilities and beautiful views in the Scenic Rim. If you decide to go camping as a family unit you will need to invest in a good quality family tent. Buying a tent may seem like an easy task but there is a lot to think about. You need to ensure you buy the right one and that it is 100% going to fit your family’s needs. You will need to take a look at the different tents available and decide how many rooms you want inside them. You might decide you want a separate living area to the bedrooms, and then separate bedrooms for the adults and children. Whichever one you decide to invest in you will be having so much fun and making memories that will last a lifetime.

  1. Shout dad a pub lunch. You’ll be spoilt for choice if you want to take dad for a pub lunch in the Scenic Rim! We’ve got fair dinkum country pubs aplenty. Be sure to book ahead to make sure you get a spot. Find out about the Scenic Rim’s pubs here.
  1. Hit the fairways. The Scenic Rim has five golf facilities spread across the region, each with a unique history and offering. All courses welcome visitors locally or from afar to come and experience what they have on offer. Plan your golfing visit with dad. 

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