23 Father's Day gifts for the dad who has everything

While Mother’s Day is the third-highest grossing retail holiday in the U.S., Father’s Day can sometimes underwhelm.

We all know what to get our mums — think jewellery and spa days — but dads are notoriously tough to shop for, and too often relegated to ties, grills, and gift cards.

Your dad probably isn’t expecting you to buy him a Jaguar, but why not aim higher than a card and a golf club this year?

Check out our list of gifts for the modern gentleman in every father.

For the father on the go -- a trendy men's tote.

Whether he likes camping or if he travels for work, a smart tote paired with sample-sized toiletries from Bespoke Post is a practical and novel gift for dads on the go.

Price: $US55 without membership.

For the fashion-challenged father -- an alternative to the Hawaiian tees and boring white socks.

Trunk Club pairs clients with stylists based on brand and aesthetic preferences to provide shirts, pants, outerwear and more.

Change out his wardrobe and you might be able to change his questionable fashion sense.

Trunks come in casual, business and formal sets.

Price: $US100 and up.

For the golfer -- a digital shot tracker.

Golf enthusiasts will enjoy this digital tracker from Game Golf. Tag your your clubs, and the machine will log the game and offers improvements.

Price: $US199

For the father with a bit of flare -- custom chinos.

Don't buy pants as gifts -- It's an unspoken rule.

New York-based Men's Custom Chino however does away with that particular piece of etiquette for you. Schedule dad a fitting in one of the company's 12 showrooms, and they will make a pair of pants that fit better (and are more adventurous) than any off-the-rack pants hanging in his closet.

one pair of $US198 or three for $US595.

For the organiser -- a motorised tie rack.

Sharper Image's motorised tie rack is the techie's alternative to a tie box -- holding up to 45 ties or 4 belts.

Price: $US59.99

For the father who's really just a big kid -- a next-level toy helicopter.

Drones are the new rave, able to capture spectacular mid-air fireworks footage, or manoeuvre through tricky drone races, and because of that, it is becoming a hobby with a notable following -- especially for dad's who are really just big kids on the inside.

For the beginner dad looking for a new hobby, we recommend the Blade 200QX drone, capable of speed and agility for a reasonable price tag.

Price: $US199.99

For the daredevil father -- helicopter lessons.

If he wants to take to the air, what better than to go up there himself? Core Helicopters in New York offers introductory helicopter training lessons for $US220 a session.

Price: $US220 a session.

For the techie father -- wifi and USB cuff links.

These cuff links are more than they appear, with a USB key on one hand and mini router hidden in the second to create a 150' range wifi hotspot.

Price: $US182.99

For the father who doesn't want an Apple watch -- a gentleman's pocket watch.

Or for something with a bit more gentlemanly flair, The Bovet Amadeo Fleurier Grandes Complications watch collection can transform from a wrist watch into a pocket watch.

Price: Contact Bovet for a quote.

For the coffee addicted father -- the perfect coffee kit.

Intelligentsia is a coffee company. Soma is a water filter. Together they have joined forces to make a super easy to use, free trade, environmentally friendly coffee kit for $US75.

The thing's basically unbreakable too, which is good for a dad who drinks til his hands shake a little.

For the new father with no time -- Sprezzabox

New dads don't have time to go shopping for the little things that make their wardrobe look polished and current. That's where Sprezzabox comes in. It's a subscription service that sends dad the accessories he need without him having to think about it.

Price: $US28 a month.

For the outdoorsy father -- A windbreaker that packs itself.

If your dad likes to rough it he should be totally prepared for the elements. That's why San Francisco's Welcome Stranger created this lightweight windbreaker that folds into a little pouch. More room for snacks that way.

Price: $US269

For the father who needs a new hobby -- a Solé bike.

The Breakwater bike by Solé

If your dad needs a new hobby and you want to start him out, getting him a Solé bike is a solid choice. Think of Solé as the Warby Parker of bikes. The company makes high performance wheels that costs under $US400.

Price: $US399

For the cigar aficionado -- an assortment of cigars from around the world.

An assortment of cigars from Alec Bradley to go with that pocket watch. And while you're at it, why not let his palate take a trip around the world?

Although not the healthiest gift, cigars certainly are a smokey guilty pleasure that will earn oohs and ahs from friends and co-workers.

Price: $US49.99

For the whiskey lover -- a full whiskey set.

Why not bring out the whiskey set?

Caskers has compiled a four-piece whiskey set, including the 2015 Jim Murray's Whiskey Bible, a shaker set, glacier balls and Sempli glasses.

Price: $US125.96

For the multitasker -- a golf tee flask.

Ever think that drink and golf should go hand and hand?

Crate and Barrel has created and stainless steel flask with a leather sleeve that holds four golf tees for that exact purpose.

Alternatively, if he hates golf and plays for business, the part inside the sleeve will more than make up for his pains.

Price: $US39.95

For the dad addicted to his touch screen

Consider buying a pair of stylish Mujjo touch sensitive gloves. The leather and knit hand wear are designed so that he can keep his hands warm, even if he's picking up a call in a January flurry.

Price: $US113.74

For the father who loves his shows -- all the best television in one place.

For many, cable is a thing of the past as streaming services Hulu, Netflix, YouTube and Amazon have taken the primetime position. But how about compounding all three and more into one on on the big screen with Roku 3?

Price: $US79.99 on Amazon

For the wannabe barista -- an expert espresso maker.

Caffeine-addicts might enjoy trying a new way to brew coffee using air pressure. Aerobie's Aeropress coffee and espresso maker, retailed by Crate and Barrel, is a fast and stylish way to get a smooth and grit-free brew.

Price: $US29.95

For the modern-day James Bond -- novelty cuff links.

Try these personalised secret agent cuff links. The links unscrew to reveal tiny capsules for little notes.

Price: $US44.87

For the thinker -- a new source of distraction.

Deceptively simple in appearance, the ISIS puzzle ball challenges players to do one thing: open it.

Be warned: it's not for those quick to give in.

This little sphere has been touted as one of the most difficult on the market -- and at $US299.95 a piece, it better keep you occupied for a while.

Price: $US299.95

For the father who knows how to treat himself -- a men's spa day.

Mothers aren't the only ones who enjoy a good primp and pamper -- any one can relate to the pleasure of complete relaxation.

Try booking an appointment at the Hey Man Day Spa if you're looking to purchase a facial or relaxing massage, or ring up Mortal Man if dad's open to a waxing, deep-pore cleansing, or a detox foot bath. Both establishments are in New York.

Price: $US40 and up at Hey Man Day Spa or at $US20 and up at Mortal Man

BONUS: For the father with luck on his side -- enter to win some swag.

Paul Evans is one of our favourite direct to consumer men's accessory brands, and they're having an awesome contest for Father's Day. Enter and you can win matching Italian leather shoes, a belt and a bag. Together these items would run you about $US1,200 on their site.

So ask your dad if he's feeling lucky and enter.

Is your father a whiskey lover, by any chance?

DATE IMPORTED:March 11, 2010Lance Corpral Alan Leiper (L) and Private Kris Green push a wooden cask of Mortlach 70-year-old single malt whisky at Edinburgh castle in Scotland March 11, 2010.

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