Christmas Gifts for Dad

Level up your gifting with special Christmas Gifts for Dad

It’s that time of the year again, and if you’re on the hunt for the ultimate Christmas gifts for Dad, get ready for something special. Dads play a unique and significant role in our lives, and the holiday season provides the perfect opportunity to show your love and appreciation. Finding something extraordinary for your amazing Dad might seem like a puzzle, but we’ve cracked the code.

This year you can ditch the usual material presents that end up lost in the sea of forgotten gifts (looking at you, socks) and opt for something he’ll really love. We’ve handpicked a selection of experiences that will not only surprise but become memories that will stay with him forever. It’s time to kick the cliché to the curb and dive into the realm of truly remarkable gift-giving!

Dad’s favourite experiences – ones he’ll never forget

When it comes to experiences, we get it – choosing the right one for your Dad can be a bit of a challenge. But here at Chuffed, we’ve been in the experience game since 2020, and boy, have we learned a thing or two! Thousands of smiles later, we know some of the best experiences that are guaranteed to hit the sweet spot for Christmas gifts for Dad.

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Let’s dive headfirst into the most exhilarating experience of all – skydiving! It’s a heart-pounding, hair-raising adventure that’s a must-try for thrill-seeking Dads. Imagine leaping from an airplane and free-falling over jaw-dropping landscapes. It’s not just a gift; it’s a leap into pure joy that will have him grinning from ear to ear.

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Another popular experience among Dads is sailing. Sailing is more than an experience; it’s a journey. Let your dad navigate open waters, feel the wind in his hair, and embrace the sense of adventure that comes with sailing. Whether it’s a unique sail on a historic tall ship in the Bay of Islands or cruising around Waitemata Harbour, this Christmas gift offers a serene yet exhilarating escape on the water.


Turn your Dad into a real-life action hero with the heart-pounding adventure of canyoning. Nature’s adrenaline-fueled obstacle course awaits, complete with wild waterfalls, gorges, and cliff jumps. With stunning canyoning landscapes all around NZ, this experience transforms creates extraordinary memories. It’s a Christmas gift that will have your dad conquering nature’s challenges with a smile.

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Quad Biking

Quad biking offers a unique and exhilarating way to explore, making it a favourite choice for Dads who crave an action-packed outdoor experience. There are lots of awesome options around NZ but one of the top quad biking experience options is in sunny Nelson with Cable Bay Adventure Park. You’ll explore over 14km of beautiful forest trails and out to the stunning Bayview lookout.

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Ziplining is the perfect fusion of high-speed adventure and breathtaking scenery. Let your Dad soar through the treetops and across dramatic landscapes with this must-try experience in New Zealand. From Waiheke to Rotorua to Christchurch, the ziplining options are as diverse as the landscapes themselves. It’s a Christmas gift that takes the spirit of adventure to new heights.

Experiences for every Dad – whatever he’s into

No matter what he’s into, we’ve got experience ideas for your Christmas gifts for Dad. Chuffed gifts are filled with experiences right across NZ to suit every passion and age, so we’re bursting with ideas for every type of Dad. 

Christmas gifts for men NZ fishing experience

Fishing for the foodie

For the food-loving dads who appreciate a gourmet adventure, fishing experiences in New Zealand are a culinary delight. It’s not just about the thrill of the catch; it’s about reeling in some of the world’s finest seafood. Imagine your Dad savoring the freshest and most delicious rewards of his own efforts. It’s a seafood lover’s dream come true.


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Kayaking for the wildlife lover

If your Dad is a wildlife enthusiast, a kayaking experience is perfect for him. Picture thrilling encounters with playful dolphins and curious seals, or embarking on expeditions to bird sanctuaries. Our top pick for wildlife-loving Dads is a guided kayak tour exploring Bank Peninsula and the Pohatu Marine Reserve — a journey filled with jaw-dropping encounters in the heart of a wildlife wonderland.

E-bikes for the easy adventurer

For Dads who prefer a more laid-back adventure, an e-biking experience offer the perfect balance of leisure and exploration. Electric bikes provide an effortless way to explore picturesque landscapes, charming towns, and scenic trails without breaking a sweat. It’s an ideal choice for the laid-back adventurer who wants to enjoy the journey at a leisurely pace.

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Supercars for Dads who love motors

For the Dads with a need for speed, a supercar experience is the ultimate thrill. Imagine your Dad roaring down the track, tackling hairpin turns, and feeling the raw power of a supercar. Our top pick, the Highlands Supercar Fast Dash, is a true bucket-list experience that will leave him buzzing with adrenaline. It’s a Christmas gift that fuels his passion for all things fast and furious.


Jetboating for the adrenaline junkie

For the adrenaline-seeking Dads, a jet boating experience delivers an electrifying thrill ride like no other. Picture hurtling through narrow river gorges at breakneck speeds, executing heart-stopping spins and turns. A hot favorite with Dads is the Rapids Jet adventure through whitewater rapids—an intense rush that promises an unforgettable Christmas adventure.

Chuffed Experience Gift Box for Him

The ultimate never-fail Christmas gift for Dads – Chuffed

Imagine a gift that creates pure excitement and unforgettable memories, and at the same time, is extremely fast and easy for you to buy. That’s exactly what awaits you at Chuffed! Within a little box lies a treasure trove of over 120 extraordinary experiences tailored for Dads spanning up and down New Zealand. What sets it apart? The lucky recipient has the liberty to handpick their own adventure! You choose the experience box, and they decide when and what experience they want to do. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill present. It’s the type of gift that makes you the ultimate gift-giving superstar, and his face will radiate pure joy.

Christmas Gifts for Dad made easy

We hope these exhilarating experiences will make finding the perfect Christmas gifts for Dad a breeze. By upping your gift-giving game and selecting experiences aligned with his passions, you’re offering more than just a present; you’re gifting cherished memories.

The adventures we’ve just touched on are merely the tip of the iceberg. Once you venture into the realm of Chuffed Gifts, you’ll uncover so many choices. From exciting to wildly heart-pounding, and even a touch of life-altering moments.

Explore the full array of Chuffed gift options below to ensure this holiday season leaves your Dad beaming with the kind of joy that only comes from experiences as unique and extraordinary as he is.

Get a great Christmas gift for Dad sorted in seconds!

Experience Gifts for Him
Gift an amazing experience he will love
from $99 NZD

Experience Gifts for Two
Great experiences for him to do with you or a friend!
from $159 NZD

Bucket List
The ultimate box of bucket list experiences to tick off his list
$999 NZD

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