By MH Staff - Posted on 5th June 2014
Here’s our pick of manly gifts for every kind of dad – from the DIY guy to the couch potato.
1 Drink To Dad!
Aged in toasted oak barrels for over a year, this tequila is a wise choice for a wise man. You'll thank us when your pops is hammered and sharing the taboo family history with you. It's probably also the one day your mom won't give the ol' man a hard time for having one too many. Plus this gift set comes with a cream and tan checkered hip flask, tot glasses and a handy corkscrew. Jose Cuervo Tequila Black with Hipflask (follow link to see full gift set), R507, Kalahari.
2 Shave His Day
3 Teach Him To Brew
If your ol man's never satisfied with commercial beer, then why not get him to make his own? How To Brew contains everything he needs to know to brew right the first time, R242, Kalahari.
4 Get Him In Shape
You're sick of your dad's ever-growing pot belly, in which case don't get him gifts 3 and 8. Our BellyOff workouts and eating plans have helped many a big man lose his gut. No better gift than a life-changing gift. Men's Health Belly Off Diet, R200, Fit Shop.
5 Meat Him Halfway
Your father's a carnivorous beast and likes his meat any which way – from a rare steak to dried-out meat. This dehydrator is also perfect for making dried fruit. Mellerware Biltong King and Food Dehydrator, R430, Yuppiechef.
6 Keep Him On Track
Your dad still tries to keep fit but often finds himself procrastinating. This little device will keep him motivated and track his progress – steps, distance, calories burned and even monitor his sleep quality. FitBit Flex Activity and Sleep Wristband, R1 400, Sportsmans Warehouse.
7 Point Him In The Right Direction
Face it: your dad's memory just ain't what it used to be. And you wouldn't want to get a call from him telling you he's lost at some deserted place he can't even describe. This device will help him navigate and make his way to wherever he needs to go. Garmin Nuvi 50 LMU, R1 399, Cape Union Mart
8 Brew Him Up
This mixed case of craft beers contain a little bit of everything, so be sure your pops has adventurous tastebuds. You get to choose a themed case from pilsners and lagers to the wild card – a variety of new and old, local and international beers. League of Beers Monthly Mixed Case of Craft Beer, R350-R1095, League of Beers
9 Tough As An Old Boot
Winter has come down pouring and storming this year and your ol' man needs a pair of good quality boots to brave this weather. Like you needed your dad to care for you as a boy, boots also need to be nurtured. Refer him to Dylan's tips on Caring For New Boots. Old Khaki Men's Baxter Boot, R799, Old Khaki.
10 Make Him Feel, Er, Special...
If music be the food of love and your ol' man appreciates good music, then this is the gift for him. Choose any 3 of his favourite classics from Kalahari's selection for next to nothing. But really because you're cheap and like discounts or you're seriously strapped for cash and can't afford to buy him a gift over 100 bucks. Or because he's just an "okay" dad, then look no further than the 3 for R99 special, Kalahari.