Gift Ideas: Top 5 for Father's Day

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Tanned to always offer the redundant pattern tie for Father's Day? Surprise him with this top 5gift ideas for dad who goes off the beaten track!

Whether it's an eco-friendly dad, an outdoors fan or an active foodie, will offer the unique experience that will remain engraved in his memory.

1- An Oatbox gift box for dads in a hurry

Une Boîte-cadeau Oatbox idées cadeaux pour la fêtes des pères

Your parents have surely told you thousands of times that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Give them back the same! Give your father an Oatbox gift box! Founded in 2014, the Montreal company offers organic cereal sets delivered directly to your home.

Available in gift boxes or monthly subscription, Oatbox is also the peace of mind to have a nutritious breakfast every morning without having to go shopping.

At $26 for the classic gift box, Oatbox is definitely the best gift to give to dads in a hurry who forget to start the day on the right foot too often.

2- A tandem jump at Parachutisme Atmosphair

saut en Tandem chez Parachutisme Atmoshphair idées cadeaux pour la fêtes des pères

What could be better than discovering the sky with your child on Father's Day? For 25 years now, the Atmosphair Parachuting School has allowed people 14 years and older to literally get in the air in Tandem or Wingsuit (for the sake of less experienced dads, Tandem jumping is still recommended).

The ultimate keepsake package includes parachute jumping, training and professional editing of your experience including ground interviews, plane climbing and participant freefall.

An unforgettable gift for adrenaline fuel fathers!

3- A family sailing trip on the Saguenay Fjord with your father

excursion familiale en voilier sur le fjord du Saguenay idées cadeaux pour la fêtes des pères

Sculpted in the cliffs, the landscapes of the Saguenay Fjord honour their reputation. Come and discover them aboard a sailboat of 9m of Sailing Mercator. Located in Anse Saint-Jean since 1981, the jeannoise company offers sailing trips on the Saguenay Fjord of 3-hour initiations for the whole family at $59 per person. Certainly the most affordable way to discover the fjord and its estuary while avoiding more commercial tourist cruises.

For the most adventurous of you, Voile Mercato also offers several days of expeditions as well as sailing training workshops. In addition to offering an exceptional sailing experience, Anse Saint-Jean is also a controlled exploitation area known for hunting and fishing; two activities well appreciated by Quebec dads.

With the purchase of a low-cost membership card, you'll have the chance to go to the forest and lakes of the area to enjoy nature with your family. For Sunday hunters and fishermen, the outfitter Raoul Lavoie located near Anse Saint-Jean offers access to 18 lakes in the area as well as allowing you to hunt black bears, partridges and hare.

A success of Father's Day assured!

4- A golf course at La Seigneurie club for the sporty dad

cours de golf au club La Seigneurie idées cadeaux pour la fêtes des pères

If the days when your father taught you the basics of sport are over, why not refresh his memory! Located in Saint-Hilaire, La Seigneurie Golf Club offers the services of its professional resident golf player to support each golfer in his quest for the perfect swing.

For $60 per person, get the training offered by professional golf player Frédéric Tessier in one hour of play to perfect your skills. The perfect gift to say “I love you dad, but you still need to practice”!

La Seigneurie Golf Club also offers the option of playing a 9-hole with its head teacher for an extra charge.

5- A stay in Charlevoix

séjour dans Charlevoix idées cadeaux pour la fêtes des pères

Sometimes the best gift you can make for Father's Day is simply a holiday away from everyday life. Named World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1989, the Charlevoix region has a very special place in the hearts of many Quebecers.


Father's Day, offer this man so important in your life, a stay in these picturesque landscapes. Located in the relief of the Baie-Saint-Paul mountains, theAuberge l'estampille offers comfort and pleasures of the senses. Let yourself be tempted by the hiking and hiking trails surrounding the village.

Also nearby on the timeless Isle-aux-Coudres, theCap aux pierres hotel will delight the loved one. Located on a promontory on the south side of the island, the breathtaking view of the hotel's shores will charm you at any time.

In addition to the beauty of the maritime landscapes, Papa will be able to observe the migrations of rare and typical birds of L'Isle-aux-Coudres. It's enough to make sure he doesn't forget his Father's Day so soon!

And you? What will you do on Father's Day? Leave us your answer as a comment!

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