Top 50 Father’s Day Ideas for Perth by Georgia
Spoil your Dad this Father’s Day with a
buffet breakfast or special Sunday lunch at The Old Brewery by
the Swan River.
Check out the lunch menu here. Bookings are essential:
08 9211 8910
Celebrate Father’s Day at The
Aviary in Perth City. Enjoy views over the city,
and choose between a Feasting Menu at The Bird Cage
Restaurant, or bar snacks at The Nest Rooftop Bar with live music
from 2pm. Bookings are essential – call 9226 0259 or
Salt on the
Beach in North Fremantle is offering a
special Father's Day Breakfast Buffet. Adults $35, Kids $20 (5–12
years old), Kids under 5 free. Build sandcastles or have a long
walk on the beach afterwards. Bookings are essential: 9430
Red Herring Restaurant,
East Fremantle, is open for lunch and dinner on Father's Day.
Spoil Dad with a delicious three course set-menu meal for $78pp.
The meal comes with a complimentary beer for Dad and a glass of
wine for Mum!
Atrium Garden Restaurant, located at the Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle, has a
delicious buffet style meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner on
Father's Day. Dads will receive a free glass of sparkling wine
with breakfast, or a beer with lunch and dinner. The Esplanade
Hotel also has a traditional High Tea available for Father's Day
at just $35pp.
Is your Dad car obsessed? Take him along to
the Father’s Day Hot Rod Show 2014 at St Patrick’s Primary School
in Fremantle. Vintage cars and others will be on display, and
there will be food stalls, coffee and ice cream. The Show is from
10am–4pm and cost is Adults $5, families $10,
children $2. Purchase tickets at the gate.
Bell Tower at Barrack Square
is offering FREE admission for all Dads on
Father’s Day. Dad can check out the views from the Observation
Deck, discover the amazing ancient bells, try his hand at chiming
a bell, and even record a FREE video postcard to share with
family and friends.
Day is a family friendly event taking
place on Father’s Day in Fremantle. Bring the kids along
and help them learn about these precious animals. There will be
loads of information, stickers and colouring-in sheets, plus they
can meet Nurla the Project Numbat mascot and
Go shopping at The Park Centre,
Shopping Centre or The Mezz and spend a
minimum of $15 in any of their participating stores to be in with
a chance to WIN a $1,000 gift card for your Dad. The winner at
each centre will be drawn on 4th of September at 9pm. Wouldn’t
that be an awesome surprise for the Dad in your life!
Book for Father's Day lunch or dinner at the
Hyde Park Hotel, North Perth,
and Dad could win a Masters BBQ or a weekend's worth of beer.
Every Dad gets a free gift too. There will be beer tastings with
The Nail Brewery reps in the courtyard from 1pm. Bookings are
essential and must be made before 1st September –
Enjoy some free family entertainment at Piazzarama
the Northbridge Piazza. Bring a picnic and come dressed in your
team colours for an afternoon of soccer, rugby, basketball and
footy skills and mini golf. Get a free instant family portrait
taken and the kids can make a frame or keyring to display it in.
There will also be free face painting and balloons.
The Indian Ocean Brewing
Company, Mindarie Marina, has a special Father's Day
buffet breakfast. This all-you-can-eat feast includes all the
breakfast favorites and will cost $29 for adults, $15 for kids
under 12, and kids under 2 eat free. Bookings are essential –
Take Dad for a special buffet lunch at Bistro 38 at the
Joondalup Resort. Dads will
receive a free schooner of beer. Enjoy the delicious chocolate
fountain and two hours of free-flowing sparkling wine. Available
from 12–2pm, the buffet lunch costs $60 for adults, $30 for kids
13–17 years and $15 for kids 5–12 years.
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Enjoy the Spring Sunshine in the Perth Hills and visit Parkerville
Tavern, a gorgeous old family pub
and restaurant nestled in a wooded valley. Choose to sit indoors
or outdoors where the playground with its resident Emus, goats
and bandicoots will keep the kids amused.
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Visit Feast Café in
Wembley for a yummy breakfast. The breakfast menu
offers freshly baked muffins; cakes; Mexican Eggs with tomato,
avocado and coriander salsa; and Eggs McKenzie with crispy
prosciutto and homemade hollandaise sauce, to name just a few.
Indulge in one of their delicious freshly squeezed
juices. The fabulous indoor playroom will keep the
kids entertained while you relax.
Relax at the gorgeous Canning River Café which is
situated on the Canning River in Wilson. There is a great
kids playground and river beach nearby, or you can
take a nature trail walk around the regional park
for a great family day out.
Enjoy great views of the Swan River while dining at the
Deep Water Point Café on The Esplanade, Mount
Pleasant. The kids can play in the fenced and shaded
playground next to the alfresco dining area.
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Bunnings Homebase in Subiaco is having a free
family night on Wednesday 3rd September. This is a great
opportunity to make a fun gift for the Dad in your life. Kids of
all ages are welcome but booking is required – 9380
Treat your Dad to a chocolate bouquet, wine or gourmet
snack hamper. For convenience,
Does the Dad in your life love silly humour
and fun things to put up in his man-cave or behind his bar? Try
Manbase website for some fun gifts.
Why not purchase a Gift Card for BCF (Boating • Camping
• Fishing) if your Dad loves outdoor activities. You can buy
Geographic Shop is a fabulous shop full of science gadgets,
weather stations, telescopes, binoculars, puzzles, games and
more. Shop online for some great Father’s Day gift ideas.
Buy Dad some barbeque accessories to inspire and prepare him for
the summer ahead! Try Barbecues
Galore for some ideas.
Give the Dad in your life an excuse to visit Bunnings (does he
really need one?) – you can order personalised Gift Cards
online without setting foot there yourself!
Choose a magazine that reflects your Dad’s hobby and buy
him an annual subscription. Try Magshop or isubscribe.
How about some military gadgets and hardcore outdoor supplies to
make Dad feel like a soldier even if he isn’t one. Try Army Surplus or Wellington
For Free Kids Entertainment on Father’s
Day, choose to dine at The Gate Bar & Bistro (Success) or
Boab Tavern (Wycombe) or visit Mindarie Marina where Parties Kids
Remember will be entertaining the kids.
Perth Zoo is offering FREE
entry for all Dads this Father’s Day!
The Zoo also has a special event for the day –
The Elephant Close Encounter experience and
Breakfast will be between 9am – 11am and the Elephant Tour
will be at 2:30pm for 45 minutes. Cost: $95 (includes Dad’s
breakfast). The rest of the family can order breakfast at
the same time at normal rates.
Enjoy a visit to Rio
Tinto Naturescape at Kings Park and have
some old-fashioned dirty fun wading through creeks and building
dams and cubby houses.
Take a tour of the HMAS
Submarine Ovens in Fremantle. Children need
to be over 5 to participate in the tour. Cost: $10 Adults $3
If your Dad is an aviation fan then pack a family picnic and
spend the morning plane and helicopter spotting
Airport. Or take the family to view
planes landing and taking off at
Perth Airport Viewing Platform. Check online for
the airport’s busy peak time.
Dad can be a pirate for the day and take a guided tour of
Duyfken, a replica of the first European Ship to
reach Australia. This fabulous ship is berthed
behind Little Creatures in Fremantle Fishing Boat
Cost: Adults $10, Kids $5 (5-15 years). Family pass $25.
Challenge Dad to a game of Mini Golf! It’s
great fun for the whole family. Check out the
Top Ten Mini Golf Courses to play in Perth
Take Dad along to visit the fascinating Perth Mint
and feast your eyes on the world's biggest gold coin. Join
a guided tour and see the Gold Exhibition – watch molten
gold being poured and much more! Cost: Adults $25,
Kids $8 and Under 4's Free. Open 9am-5pm.
Take a short ferry ride from Barrack Street to South Perth and
stroll along the Foreshore. Then have a bite to eat at
The Boatshed, which has a fenced kids playground.
National Park for some Koala and Kangaroo
spotting. You can pack a special Father’s Day picnic or enjoy
lunch and indulge in some chocolate at The Chocolate Drops Tea
Rooms. Cost: $12 per car.
Visit the WA
Maritime Museum in Fremantle to explore
WA’s fascinating history with the sea. Cost:
Adults $10, Kids $3.
Enjoy a picnic at Bells
Rapids in Brigadoon. The kids will love
discovering the tree swings on the other side of the
The Art Gallery of WA has free guided tours of their exhibitions
every Sunday. Animal Ark showcases animals in art, and
has a family activity room that keeps the kids occupied. Check
out what else is on here.
Embrace the ambience of The Markets under the
Pines, taking place on the picturesque
grounds of Curtin University. Purchase
local produce, sample delicious food and peruse the
creative arts and crafts. Entry and parking is free, and there is
lots of entertainment for the whole family, including an animal
farm, pony and train rides.
Take Dad to Scitech, the interactive science discovery centre
that is lots of fun for the whole family. Explore the current
special exhibition “Carnival of Science” or visit the stunning
Horizon Planetarium to see shows throughout the day.
Read Buggybuddys’ Top 10 Things to do at Scitech.
A visit to the Aquarium (AQWA) is always fun for the
family. Walk through the underwater tunnel and watch sharks and
rays swim above you. Touch starfish and other creatures in the
touchpools, and much more. Afterwards you can have lunch at one
of the many eateries in Hillarys Boat Harbour. AQWA is open
10am–5pm. Cost: Adults $29, Kids $17, Under 4’s
Enjoy a picnic at Kings Park with stunning
views of the city and walk along the tree top walk. Or let the
kids have a big play at the Lotterywest Family playground and
grab a bite to eat at
Synergy Playground in Kings Park to climb the giant Croc or
Dino. Have a yummy breakie at Zamia Café or make your own bbq
breakie or lunch there.
Take your Dad for a fun session of ten pin bowling at AMF
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Pay a visit to
Mundaring Weir– walk the dam, visit the look out
and then head to the Mundaring Weir Hotel afterwards for lunch.
They have a playground for the kids and serve up a Lamb Spit at
3pm every Sunday.
Caversham Wildlife Park is a fabulous place to get up close
to Kangaroos and other Ozzie animals and birds. They have animal
encounters and farm shows, so you can time your visit to include
these. Caversham is within Whiteman Park so you can also tag on a
visit to the village playgrounds or the Museums there, and have a
ride on the Bennett Brook Railway. You can really make a full day
out of it for Dad!
Give Dad a challenge – take him to City Summit in Malaga for
some indoor climbing. Suitable for all levels of experience,
beginners will be welcomed and shown the ropes.
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makes a fun and educational outing. See various farm animals in
their environment, such as ponies, geese, goats, pigs and
donkeys. The popular Haystack Café is on the farm and they serve
a great breakie with fresh farm eggs, as well as also serving
Visit a playground you have never been to
before – from pirate ships to volcanos, race tracks and
nature play, Perth has it all. Check out the huge Buggybuddys
list for ideas north and south of the river.
HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!