Father's Day - Mandurah & the Peel Region

4 ideas to Make Dad Happy this Father's Day in Mandurah & the Peel Region

Father’s Day is quickly approaching and you don’t want to be caught the day before stuck on ideas on how to give him the day he deserves!

We have come up with ideas on how to make Dad happy this Father’s Day on 3rd September in the Peel Region.

We realise every dad is different so we have categorized the activities.


1. Foodies


Breakfast for Champions!
There is a lot of breakfast choice you can do on Father’s Day – like cooking him his favourite breakfast in bed. But why not go out for brekkie? Or perhaps a long lunch is more Dad’s style?
Choose from a wide array of cafes and restaurants.  


2. Thrill seekers


Give dad wings!
Give Dad a flight around Mandurah with the Royal Aero Club. Experience scenic flights or an open cockpit flight in the 1940’s de Havilland Tiger Moth Plane on 12th September – Aerobatics are optional.

If your dad is a thrill-seeker book him in for skydiving for Father’s Day!

WA Skydiving Academy offer spectacular tandem jumps over Pinjarra and Mandurah Beach!

A soaring Father’s Day!
Book your dad Jet X-Treme! Watch your dad flyboard around in the Mandurah Foreshore, soaring out of the water towards the sun on this adrenaline-packed experience. Find more information here.

Father’s Day Water Action
Thrills, speed, endless fun is what you get when you go white water rafting in the rapids of the Murray River in Dwellingup. Available until October. Book with the local operator Dwellingup Adventures.

Prefer to take to the ocean or estuary. Hire a jet ski to give your Dad an adrenaline rush.


3. Nature-packed


Get back to the simpler life!
The Baden Powell Campground is situated of the banks of the Lane Poole Reserve in Dwellingup, and has 42 individual campsites nestled amongst the trees to choose from! Please find more information here.

Hang around in Dwellingup
Challenge Dad to climb amongst the Jarrah treetops at Trees Adventure in Dwellingup. The whole family can take on over 80 challenges including over 1 kilometer of flying foxes, built around the forest at Nanga Mill Campground.

Dad vs. the beach!
Take your dad four wheel driving at Preston Beach. You can spend a whole day on the sand four-wheel driving, beach fishing, and swimming, and close to the beach is a playground, lawn area, shady trees, barbecues, and toilet facilities.

If you thought this place couldn’t get any better it also has a range of accommodation options! Find more information here.


4. Relaxers

Teeing off with Dad!
Golfers are spoilt for choice in Peel, otherwise known as the Golf Coast. The region is a golfer's dream.

Enjoy teeing off with Dad in beautiful surroundings. Choose from our fantastic golf courses.

Explore with Dad!
Take a trip to Serpentine Falls with Dad and the rest of the family. Relax by the waterfall and dip your toes in! Go for a bush walk on the Falls Walk Trail to soak up the beauty of nature and enjoy the various wildlife like kangaroos. Make sure to bring a picnic rug and basket! Curious? Find more information here

Water baby Dad!
If the water is where you Dad loves to be, he’ll be spoilt for choice with the miles of incredible coast and beautiful inland waterways. Explore the canals and estuary by hiring a canoe, kayak, paddle board or boat or even a houseboat for the weekend. If you don’t fancy being skipper book a cruise to relax and enjoy the scenery and spot some dolphins, Find out more here.

Cycling Dad!

The Marrinup Cycle Trail is a family friendly cross country loop on the outskirts of Dwellingup – passing through the Jarrah forest. The track is mainly flat with a few gradual hills, so no matter your dads experience with bike-riding he will be in for a relaxing yet rewarding cycle through spectacular forests’. There are camping facilities as well including BBQ areas, tables, and toilets. 


Don’t wine Dad!



If your dad enjoys a good glass of fresh local wine then why not spend Father’s Day at a winery! Luckily, the Peel Region has some beautiful wineries for you to choose.
Or perhaps your Dad would prefer some local beer or cider. There are lots of options to explore, find them here.


We hope you were able to choose what to do for Father’s Day now, but whatever you decide your Dad will love regardless!

Happy Father’s Day!


Share this webpage with your friends: