Father's Day Ideas

Spoil your Dad this Father's Day with these special promotions and events on in the Waikato, from adventurous activities to foodie delights, there will be something to suit every Dad.

Black Water Rafting, Waitomo Adventures, NZ

Free Blackwater Rafting at Waitomo Adventures

Do the Lost World 100m abseil in the morning and get Blackwater rafting for free in the afternoon - all you need is a sense of adventure.

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Glowworm Kayak Tour - Lake District Adventures, Waikato

Dads go free at Lake District Adventures

Take your Dad on an adventure this weekend. Hire a bike or kayak, or join one of their tours for a special experience. Each free Dad must be accompanied by a paying adult.  

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Dads visit Hamilton Zoo for free

Dads can visit Hamilton Zoo for free on Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September. Catch a free keeper talk to learn more about the animals or book a Face2Face encounter for a special experience.

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Bowl & Social SKYCITY Hamilton

SkyCity Hamilton Father's Day Specials

Gather the family and treat Dad to a game of bowling at Bowl & Social. Then Dad can grab a burger from Eat Burger and enjoy a free side. Or challenge Dad to a game of X-Golf and get a free pizza. 

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Hampton Downs Go Karts, Waikato NZ

Go-Karting at Hampton Downs

Race your Dad on the Go-Karts at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park with this GrabOne special and see who can set the fastest lap time on the 530m track. Or if your Dad is a petrol head why not treat him to a track experience.

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Skydive with GoSkydiveNZ

If your Dad is an adrenaline junkie this is the perfect gift - get 10% off the 13,000ft jump plus the photo & video package with the promo code DAD2019.

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Escapist, Hamilton, NZ

Father's Day Special at Escapist

Gather the family and take on one of the escape rooms at Escapist with this special package. For $150 it includes escape room admission for 6, $40 tab for food and drink plus 4 hours of board gaming. 

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Helicopter ride with Helicorp

For a truly special experience treat your Dad to a scenic helicopter flight or one of the unique heli-experiences with Helicorp. 

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Henley Hotel exterior, Cambridge, Waikato

Father's Day Lunch or Dinner at Henley Hotel

Treat Dad to a delicious 3 course lunch or dinner at Henley Hotel for $85 per person. 

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All Blacks V Tonga

Tickets are still available for the All Black's final hit-out in Hamilton before they head to Japan for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. 

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Whisky & Tea Tasting at Zealong Tea Estate

Explore the flavours of the finest tea and whisky - get your tickets for this exclusive Father's Day event.

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Madam Woo Locals Week Offer

Dads eat free at Madam Woo

Dads can enjoy a free dish off Madam Woo's 'Madam's Favourites' menu with a minimum $50 spend.

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Sunday Buffet Roast at Novotel Tainui Hamilton

Gather the family and treat Dad to a delicious buffet roast at Novotel Tainui Hamilton from 12-3pm at $32pp including a drink for Dad.

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Indian Char Bagh Garden, Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton, Waikato

Free attractions

If budget is tight, why not spend quality time with Dad at one of the many free activities and attractions on offer in the region.

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Walking & Hiking Trails

If your Dad is outdoorsy explore one of the many great walking trails in the region. Meander alongside the Waikato River or climb up to a mountain top view. There is everything from gentle jaunts on well laid out tracks to more ambitious hikes. Check out our top pick of walking trails in the Waikato. 

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