The Staxx Kayak is the most practical boat in Jackson Kayak’s line. Its fold-down seats make it easy to stack with other boats. It has customisable modular attachments and storage options. The Staxx Kayak can be mounted with fishing-specific attachments, along with a number of other accessories thanks to the integrated gear tracks. The kayak comes at an entry-level price point, making it perfect for families and beginners alike. RRP: $699
The Garmin Forerunner 945 LTE Heart Rate Monitor is a great watch for dad this father’s day. This durable watch provides ample feedback for runs, rides and swims. While it lives on dads wrist it will constantly give feedback on his heart rate, play music, and provide access to maps to keep him on the right track. Available in black and white on backcountry.com.
Gear up for your next showdown with the Shimano Coltsniper BB Surf Rod. You’ll never be outgunned when fishing from the shore, with a carbon wrapped Hi-Power X blank for fantastic strength and casting distance. The series uses a lightweight 2-piece design. RRP: $349.99
Ziggy by Ziegler & Brown Twin Grill Natural Gas Model
Be the envy of the campground with this Ziggy by Ziegler & Brown Twin Grill barbecue with natural gas. It is powerful, portable and perfect for compact spaces, and also has two independently operated stainless steel burners. RRP: $539
Santa Fe Damascus Collection Kaleidoscope Design 3” Lockback Knife
That’s not a knife, this is a knife: the Kaleidoscope Design 3” Lockback Knife by Santa Fe Stoneworks. Characterised by an incredibly strong vg-10 steel core, rust-resistant blade and striking inlay design, this Japanese-made blade is bound to come in handy. RRP: US$95 (AU$131)
Misc. Goods Co Black Flask
Enjoy a nip from this supremely stylish, American-made flask. With a quarter-inch ceramic slip cast, accented with brass fittings and kept closed by a cork stopper, this flask is just as easily at home on the bar top or mantle as in your camping pack. RRP: $98
Dalvey Voyager Compass
Precision engineered in a mirror-polished steel fob case, this compass is a distinguished essential in any man’s explorer kit. Its timeless red-tipped needle provides a striking accent to the textured white face, matching subtle echoes at the compass’ cardinal points. RRP: $120
BioLite CampStove 2
Turn fire into electricity with the award-winning Biolite CampStove 2. Burning only wood, the CampStove 2’s fan creates a smokeless fire that can cook meals and boil water in minutes while turning its heat into usable electricity to charge your devices. RRP: $191.96
The North Face McMurdo Parka III
Don’t let frigid temperatures put your next camping adventure on hold; throw on your waterproof 550-fill-down North Face parka instead. The stylish close-fit design features a neck gaiter built into the removable hood and a two-way front zipper. RRP: $650
Elevation 64 Tumbler
Bring enough water along for the whole family with the Elevation 64 Tumbler by OtterBox. Holding 64 ounces (nearly two litres) of liquid, its 100 per cent stainless steel casing is tough and durable on the outside, and ideal for keeping your drinks cool on the inside. RRP: $99.99
This deluxe recliner chair brings luxurious lounging wherever you roam. The Futura Clipper can be folded up and taken to beaches, picnics, and campsites—wherever we want world-class outdoors comfort. The padded headrest is a particularly thoughtful touch.
This article originally appeared in Caravan & Camping with Kids magazine. To subscribe to the latest issue, click here.