Appreciate your dad this Father’s Day with a great present, a fun activity or a relaxing evening. If you are confused about where to start, we list the best gift ideas, experiences and deals you can get in the UAE  to celebrate this special day with your dad, pop, pa or baba.



  • Personalized key chain: If you’re looking to get a gift with sentimental value, buy a personalized key chain from Small Print. You can order the key chains online and have hand prints, foot prints, names and birth dates of your children engraved on to them. (Price: AED 580- AEd 725)
  • Serious hardware: For the handyman dad, a trip down to Ace Hardware will serve you well. Buy gadgets such as the Bosch Cordless Impact Drill or get him gift vouchers to buy his own present. (Price: Bosch Drill for AED 699 or AED 50, AED 100 or AED 500 gift vouchers)
  • Get fit with a pedometer: The Fitbit Flex (or Nike Fuelband or Jawbone Up) is ideal for fathers always on the move, tech savvy dads and the health-conscious. Fitbit Flex is a sleek wristband which tracks the number of steps, distance, and calories they are burning. (Price: AED 529, Jumbo Electronics)


  • Indoor skydiving: If your dad likes to live life on the edge and is always on the lookout for adventure, buy him an indoor skydiving gift pack from Dream Days. The package will include two one-minute long flights in the simulator and a training session. (Price: AED 215)
  • Track driving: For dads who have a need for speed, check out the Dubai Autodrome gift packages, which include Single Seater Experience or the Camaro SS Experience. What’s great is that you can purchase these online and have them delivered to your doors. (Price: AED 785 – AED 1295)
  • Helicopter tours: Gift your dad a day to remember by sending him on a helicopter tour around Abu Dhabi. Book a tour with Falcon Aviation Services in Abu Dhabi, and let him enjoy an air-conditioned helicopter tour of the capital. Packages prices will vary depending on length and number of people. (Price: AED 900 – AED 3,600)


  • Dads eat for free: Flow Kitchen in Fairmount the Palm is hosting a Father’s Day lunch buffet on Sunday, 15 June. Fathers will eat for free as long as they are with their family or accompanied by another adult. (Price: AED 155 per person)
  • Tailor-made suit: For workaholic dads who always need to look their best, purchase a Groupon deal for a tailor-made suit from Globe Uniforms. The deal includes a 2-piece suit and two shirts. (Price: AED 549)
  • Grooming session: Plan a relaxing evening for your dad and send him to a male grooming session at 1847. The lounge is offering a complimentary 15-minute foot massage for sons whose fathers are booked for a treatment. (Price: Varies depending on package bought)

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