Father’s Day gift ideas for adventure-loving dads


Father’s Day is just around the corner (Sunday, June 18th), there’s still some time left to think of a thoughtful gift that your adventurous dad will truly appreciate.

Practicality is key when shopping for Father’s Day, instead of buying something he won’t ever use, match your gift with his lifestyle. Whether your dad’s passion is hiking, biking, or any type of adventure, Hi-Tec has got the perfect gift idea for you. Browse through this gift guide and get useful accessories, trendy outdoor gear, and everything in between for perfect Father’s Day gifts for loved ones.

The Hi-Tec Novara II puffer jacket is perfect for cold weather outdoor pursuits, be it your dad’s daily commute or a weekend hike, this puffer is this season’s menswear staple. The neutral colourways make it a perfect companion for almost any outdoor adventure and looks very stylish too. Although it’s lightweight it actually keeps one super warm in cooler temperatures.

This puffer uses Thermo-Tec technology to insulate and keep you warm. As part of Hi-Tec’s  journey to produce more sustainable outdoor gear, this style has a filling made from 140g/m2 recycled polyester. Repreve technology turns plastic bottles into polyester. The reflective elements ensure that you are visible during night-time activities.


Serious outdoors men don’t leave the wilderness for the comfort of home just because the weather has turned chilly. To keep dad warm and cosy outdoors even in the colder months he’ll need a warmer coat or jacket.

The Hi-Tec Men’s Apex 3-in-1 jacket is your go-to for year-round weather conditions. Wear it 3 ways – as a single fleece, an outer rain shell or as a warmer winter jacket with both fleece inner and waterproof outer. Features that promise ultimate performance are its 3 000mm waterproof membrane, taped seams and SBS zips. Its fixed and removable hood can easily be folded in and out of its pouch and its 240g inner fleece offers great warmth. It’s functional, unmatched value.

A quality raincoat is the ultimate investment for dads who love the outdoors, they keep him warm and dry in all weather environments. The Hi-Tec Hydro waterproof jacket is a multi-wear light cover style for those unexpected adventures. This incredibly durable, high quality jacket utilizes DRI-TEC 2000mm waterproof technology and taped seams. This means that the fabric can withstand 2 000mm of water over a day before water will start to penetrate through. The ripstop fabric is durable and reflective elements make you visible during night time activities. And while the Hydro does keep water out, it has a standard breathability rating of 2000g/m2.

Discover Hi-Tec’s collection of men’s fleece jackets, perfect for those chilly days. Refresh your dads winter essentials with the Hi-Tec Atom Fleece jacket for men and make sure he stays warm and snug. This high-performer with an unparalleled fluff rating, uses Thermo-Tec technology that keeps the body warm and protected. It is comfortable for exploring the outdoors and lounging indoors. It also has zipped side and chest pockets, adding utility to this wanderer style.

The Hi-Tec GEO Trail Core is made for adventurous and outdoor use. If your dad likes to unwind by hiking, trail running, mountain biking or camping, get him these optimum performance shoes.

From a lightweight design to exceptional tread and durability to navigate often harsh local terrains. The GEO Trail Core goes the extra mile with a high-performance upper with a dual-density midsole combining two of our most advanced technologies: Dyna-Cradle high shock absorption and GEO-engineered EVA foam for a supported step. Other features include a neutral 12mm drop, reflective lace elements and a remotely PU footbed that allows for airflow. The M-D Traction outsole is a perfect match for traction on rugged trails.

Every adventurer needs a good bag to carry their gear and their camping essentials so shop  the Hi-Tec Brighty 65L bag for your dad this Father’s Day. Part duffle bag, part backpack, this versatile and spacious bag is lightweight with large compartments and lots of pockets. This black edition bag also features adjustable straps at the sides to fit packing needs perfectly.

Dad can never have too many t-shirts. The Hi-Tec Men’s Geo Active Tee will quickly become one of his go-to favourites. This ultra-light, breathable and active shirt designed for those who love the outdoors and fitness. The ultra-light fabric made from 94% polyester, 6% elastane, and jacquard knit feels light and breezy on your body.

Deck your dad out with accessories and outerwear essentials so he can enjoy his outdoor adventurers to the fullest. Socks are an underrated garment in one’s outdoor arsenal in that they can make or break your levels of comfort. Get him a pair of the Hi-Tec Cushion Sport Socks that features a low cut cushion which hugs the ankle while extra padding on the tip protects the toes during impact.


If your dad enjoys staying active and has an adventurous spirit, then you really can’t go wrong with any of these Father’s Day gift ideas. To shop more outdoor items and other seasonal outdoor gifts ideas for men, women & kids visit a Hi-Tec store near you or online at Hi-Tec.