Experiences to Gift the Adventurous Dad!
Father’s Day is right around the corner and if you haven’t chosen a gift for your husband or dad that he will love yet, here it is! Breakaway Experiences can help you choose the PERFECT experience for the adventurous dad in your life!
With our great nation celebrating its 150th birthday, this is the ideal time to get out there and see our beautiful country. If you’re looking for Father’s Day gift ideas, I’ve compiled a list of fun adventures that you can take coast to coast!
Whether it is power rafting through rapids, zip lining, stunt car driving or a guided bicycle food and drink tour. Whatever it may be, if he craves adventure, Breakaway Experiences has it.
The best part of gifting an experience is the memories that are made and kept for a lifetime. They even have gift cards, so if you are unsure of which adventure he wants to check off his bucket list next, get him a gift card and he’ll be ready to choose his next feat.
Victoria: Eat, Drink & Pedal Victoria Bicycle Tour
Access Victoria’s unique neighbourhoods by bicycle. You will get the chance to meet the creative people who are behind all the delicious eats in the area. You will be able to sample handmade pizza, ice cream, and a few surprises.
Vancouver: Whistler Superfly Zipline and Off-road RZR Package
Start with a no-nonsense afternoon RZR journey through Whistler mountain trails. After you’ve driven through the forest, it’s time to soar above with the Superfly Zipline. This fly & ride combination is the best way to experience the Whistler backcountry.
Okanagan Valley, BC: Power Rafting Trip on the Thompson River
Experience the thrill of rafting down through the biggest waves and rapids on the Thompson River in Lytton, BC. Best part? It is on a motorized raft. Hang on, you’re in for a ride!
Calgary: Explore the Rockies Helicopter Tour
Lift off on an adventure of a lifetime with a 20-minute helicopter tour over the breathtakingly beautiful Rocky Mountains. You’ll climb from the plains and soar over alpine lakes, craggy peaks and cross the imposing massif of Mt. Loughheed.
Edmonton Segway Tour
This tour is Dad’s chance to get on the revolutionary human transporter, the Segway. He’ll discover first hand what all the fun is about while exploring North America’s longest continuous trail system in the heart of Edmonton’s River Valley. Segway tours are so much fun, even if you’ve never used one before, you’ll be a pro before you’re done.
Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon: Hot Air Balloon Ride (along with 6 other lift off locations across Canada)
Hot air balloon rides can show Dad the world from a different perspective. Plus, it’s a relaxing way to spend time with you. Can you imagine the views too? Gorgeous!
Toronto: Stunt Car Driving Experience
Dad can learn how to drive a car like the stuntmen and stuntwomen in the movies. Experience the excitement of making a car do some fun, crazy stunts. I think the need for speed is in almost every man’s DNA, right? And the ladies too but, this time, it is for the dads!
Ottawa: Biplane Ride Over Parliament Hill
This Ottawa Biplane Flight over Parliament Hill, downtown Ottawa and the Gatineau Hills is the perfect experience for Dad to take a trip back in time to the golden age of aviation. He can strap on an aviator’s cap and goggles and get a bird’s eye view from the open cockpit of a vintage 1939 WACO UPF-7 biplane. Now this is an AMAZING way to celebrate #Canada150!
Montreal: Boeing 737 Flight Simulator Experience
Dad can climb into the Captain’s seat of a Boeing 737 and take to the skies in a jet flight simulator! He can enjoy an ultra realistic Boeing 737 flight simulator experience with thousands of airports around the world from which to take-off and land. It may only be a flight simulator, but the sensation you feel is the real deal.
Halifax: Best of Halifax Foodie Adventure
Taste your way through the heart of Halifax! Discover what continues to make this city unique and delicious during this three-hour guided Best of Halifax Foodie Adventure.
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Oyster Bed, PEI: Stock Car Driving Experience (plus 7 other tracks across Canada)
Strap in, hold on tight, and prepare for the most exhilarating ride imaginable. With this experience, you feel the awesome power of an authentic stock car explode off the starting line. These incredible NASCAR style driving experiences make wonderfully a unique, exciting Father’s Day gift.
Ready to WIN?
To celebrate Canada 150, I’ve teamed up with Breakaway Experiences to give away a $150 Gift Card to get the dad in your life an experience that he will love. Maybe you can use it for an experience just for him or choose an experience you can both share!
Which adventure do you think the dad in your life will love?
Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!
Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist, lifestyle content creator, and editor of Whispered Inspirations. She is a proud Mom to Gabby and Michaela and partner and best friend to Darasak. Having worked as part of a health care team for almost a decade, Nancy is happy to be back to her passion. She is a contributor to the Huffington Post, TODAY’s Parents, and an Oprah Magazine Brand Ambassador.