50 Gifts for Dad for under $50

50 Gifts for Dad for under $50 | Beanstalk Single Mums

Men are notoriously hard to buy gifts for. But whether it’s a birthday, Father’s Day or Christmas it would be nice to surprise them with something they actually like, want or need. So, if you’re on a bit of a budget but need to find a gift for you or your kids to give Dad, this list of gifts for Dad for under $50 will surely have something that hits the spot. After all, anything is better than a slab of beer … isn’t it?

Here is our list of ideas for gifts for Dad.

50 GIFTS FOR DADS FOR UNDER $50

1. CUSTOM BBQ BRANDING IRON WITH INTERCHANGEABLE LETTERS

Name your steak and never end up with rare when you asked for well-done. Or play a joke with a funny message .. with 52 interchangeable letters the skies the limit for your steak-filled fun. A brilliant starting point on our ‘gifts for Dad’ list.

Custom BBQ Branding Iron | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Yellow Octopus for $27.99

2. Leather Bicycle Wine Bottle Holder

The perfect gift for the bike-loving, wine-loving man. Simply choose a bottle of wine, strap it on and start peddling.

Wine bottle gift for dad | Beanstalk Musm

Available at: Birdsnest for $64.95 $19.95

3. HIS FAVOURITE MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION

Get dad a subscription to his favourite magazine. From golf to fishing to cars, you’re bound to find something that tickles his fancy. Plus all magazines are up to 73% off.

Magazine Subscription | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: iSubscribe from $36.99

4. I LOVE FARTING MUG

Say it as it is with this cheeky ‘I love farting’ mug. Not only will it be perfect for the morning coffee, but it farts when you pick it up and farts when you put it down … so hours of fun to be had.

I Love Farting Mug | Gifts for Dad | Beanstalk MumsAvailable at: Yellow Octopus for $17.99

5. Fishing Keyring

It’s understandable if you’re at a loss for what to get the dad that loves fishing. Some sort of lure or a bag of bait? Keep it simple with this cute little keyring.

Fishing keyring | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Amazon Australia for $23.87

6. Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speakers

If Dad loves his music then he’ll love this portable speaker which we have to say looks way more expensive than it really is … always a bonus!

Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speakers | Dad Gifts | Beanstalk MumsAvailable at: Mini in the Box for $38.73

7. Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad

Wireless charging is a game changer. Dad will love this stylish one from Belkin that keeps phones from slipping.

Belkin Wireless Charging Pad | Gifts for Dad | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Catch for $29

8. A GAME OF THRONES. A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE SERIES: BOOK 1

Seen the series (several times) but still not had enough? How about reading the book? They say the read is always better than the screen.

A Game of Thrones book | Gifts for Dad | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: Booktopia for $17.50

9. PERSONALISED ENGRAVED HAMMER

Nothing says I love you than a personalised hammer. Have it engraved with a sweet phrase that will make him think of you each time he’s out there building something.

Personalised Engraved Hammer | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Etsy for $30.00

10. SONY SPORTS HEADPHONES

These slick, splash-proof Sony sports headphones have an adjustable loop hanger for a nice secure fit during sports and a 1.2m cord, so plenty of room to move, whatever the sport.

In-ear sports headphones | Father's Day gifts | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: Catch for $39

11. MY DADDIES WHEELIE COOL BICYCLE KIT

Gifts for Dad just got super-cute, and also very handy, with this bicycle kit which is guaranteed to make him smile … even if he has got a puncture in the middle of nowhere.

Bicycle kit | Father presents | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Birdsnest for $46.95 $14.95

12. WORLD’S BEST FARTER TSHIRT

What can we say? This ‘World’s Best Farter’ tshirt is an apt gift for any Dad!

World's best farter tshirt | Father presents | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: Amazon Australia for between $12.99 – $29.04 

13. CALF’S LEATHER FLIP WALLET

If  Dad’s current wallet is on its last legs, this little gem will make a great replacement. Made from soft calf leather, it’s the quintessential gift for Dad to keep his cash in order.  

Flip Wallet | Gifts for Dad | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: Myer $39.95

14. SHOWER BEER HOLDER

Scrub. Sip. Sigh. This handy beer holder will grip to any shower surface including tiles, glass and even mirrors. Shower and beer … the ideal combination, and a brilliant choice on our gifts for Dad list.

Sudski Shower Beer Holder | Father's Day gifts | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: Beer Cartel for $23.99

15. Portable Bluetooth Speaker Super Bass

A radio, bluetooth speaker and alarm clock rolled into one and finished off in a sleek mirror  surface. Unique design, crystal clear sound and portable, Dad will love this functional and fashionable gift.

Portable Bluetooth Speaker | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Light in the Box for $22.19

16. AFL Men’s Panel Hoodie

Be a supporter of Dad’s favourite AFL team by getting him a comfy hoodie with his AFL team colours to boot. Choose from 18 designs.

AFL Men's Panel Hoodie | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Cotton On for $30

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17. AUSTRALIAN CRAFT BEER MIXED 6 PACK

If Dad’s a beer connoisseur, you can’t go far wrong with this craft beer tasting pack. With a selection of beers from Australian breweries, it’s a great opportunity veer off VB and try something different.

Craft beer pack | Gifts for Dad | Beanstalk MumsAvailable at: Beer Cartel for $34.99

18. FUNNY DAD SOCKS

A bit of a joke but quality crew socks for father’s day that will make him laugh and think of you. Eco friendly and made of cotton blend that fits sock sizes 10-13.

Funny Dad Socks for Father's Day | Dad Presents | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Etsy for $19.30

19. PORNBURGER: HOT BUNS AND JUICY BEEF CAKES COOKBOOK

Not for the healthy conscience, this book is packed with mouthwatering photos and 80 delicious burger and burger-related recipes – pretty much every kind imaginable.

PornBurger: Hot Buns & Juicy Beefcakes| Cookbook for Dad | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Yellow Octopus for $36.99

20. CORKCIRCLE DRINK-THROUGH BEER BOTTLE CHILLER

This is actually so cool, in every way. An in-bottle beer chiller that keeps beer ice cold until the very last sip. It’s dishwasher safe, reusable and non-toxic. Best gift ever for the beer-loving Dad.

Corkcicle Drink-Through Beer Bottle Chiller | Father's Day gifts | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: The Yellow Octopus for $34.99

21. BACON AIR FRESHENER

Ideal for the beach, the pub or around the house, Dad will love making a statement with these comfy slides/sandals which come in various sizes.

Bacon Air Freshener | Funny dad gift | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: The Yellow Octopus for $7.99

22. IT’S COOKIE TIME

Does Dad have a sweet tooth? If so, you can’t go past this giant chocolate cookie from Dessert Boxes. It comes with a personalised message and is delivered throughout Australia.

Giant cookie for Father's Day | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: Dessert Boxes for $48

23. LEVI’S BATWING TEE

Brand labels are usually super-expensive, but not in this case. This trendy batwing Levi’s t-shirt comes in at brilliant price.

Levi's Batwing T-shirt | Father's Day gifts | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: Myer for $39.95

24. AUSTRALIA’S MOST UNBELIEVABLE TRUE STORIES

This book is will give Dad plenty of subject matter to impress friends and family. From the unknown, the forgotten and the very, very surprising, these unbelievable yarns are sure to impress.

Australia's Most Unbelievable True Stories | Father's Day gifts | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Booktopia for $19.80

25. Singing Machine Carpool Karaoke Microphone

This Smart Phone Karaoke comes with a mini microphone and earplugs, so Dad can sing along to his favourite songs, film it and then share the recording with friends. A gift you may regret!

Singing Machine Carpool Karaoke | Beanstalk Mums

Stockist: Catch for $22

26. OYSTER MUSHROOM GROW KIT

If the Dad in question fancies himself as a bit of a green-fingered wiz he’ll love this brilliant kit to grow his own mushrooms in just 10-15 days. Go on … give him his hunter/gatherer moment.

Oyster Mushroom Grow Kit | Father's Day gifts | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Yellow Octopus for $39.99

27. CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY AU EDITION

Addictive, hilarious, inappropriate and nasty in a kinda funny way, this Cards Against Humanity game has an Aussie twist and will keep Dad and friends entertained for hours.

Cards Against Humanity | Father's Day gifts | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: Yellow Octopus for $49.99

28. LUNCHBOX BY DAKINE

This quality 5-litre lunchbox has just the right amount of practicality and masculinity for Dad to use it daily for his favourite packed-lunch.

Dakine lunchbox | Presents for Dad | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: City Beach for: $29.99

29. DAD JOKES: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE TERRIBLE

Ah, the good old Dad jokes. All the more funny because they’re not very funny. But that doesn’t matter they still make us laugh. Make sure he never runs out of material to entertain with this handy joke-filled book.

Dad Jokes book | Gifts for Dad | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Yellow Octopus for $17.99

30. BOGANOLOGY BOARD GAME

Does Dad have an inner bogan that needs to be released? In which case, this game is spot on. Hilariously, players can cash-in on child support and get extra Centrelink payments, as well as outrun the cops in thongs!

Boganology | Father's Day gifts | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: City Beach for: $29.95

31. WELLNESS HAND HELD MASSAGER

This nifty little hand-held massager not only soothes sore muscles, but it stimulates blood flow and reduces tension. Just what Dad needs after a hard day at work.

Wellness Hand-Held Massager | Gifts for Dad | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: Myer for $12.95

32. ARCTIC TEA INFUSER

A pretty cool gift for the tea lover. The Walrus tea infuser hangs from the ring of the mug to infuse tea to perfection. Made from heat-resistant BPA-free silicone. When we think of gifts for Dad, we think outside the box!

Arctic tea infuser | Gifts for Dad | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: City Beach for $19.99

33. I’M A TWAT SURPRISE

Sorry, we couldn’t help it!

I'm A Twat Surprise Mug | Gifts for Dad | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: The Yellow Octopus for $19.99

OUR FINAL GIFTS FOR DADS FOR UNDER $50

34. MAD MILLIE MAKE YOUR OWN CHEESE KIT

This is a brilliant first time cheese-making kit for anyone looking to try their hand at something a bit different in the kitchen. Gives a special ‘Dad-twist’ to home-made pizzas. This is one of our favourites on our list of Father’s Day gifts.

Mad Millie Make Your Own Cheese Kit | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Yellow Octopus for $36.99

35. THE AUSSIE BBQ BIBLE

We all know how much Dad loves a BBQ. With over 100 delish recipes, this book will encourage him to lift his game and produce some dishes he can really get his teeth into.

The Aussie BBQ Bible | Father's Day gifts | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: Amazon Australia for $22

36. Adidas Originals California 3-Stripes T-Shirt

The active Dad will be super-pleased with this cool Adidas t-shirt. Talk about something looking more expensive than it is … this is a doozy on our gifts for Dad list.

adidas Originals California 3-Stripes T-Shirt | Dad Gifts | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: JD Sports for $45

37. CHEER AND BEER HAMPER

As hampers go this one is not too girly but full of of surprises that every man will secretly love, including 3 Steinlager Beers, H&S Mill Pistachio & Cheddar Bites, a Whittakers Milk Chocolate & Coconut Slab and an assortment of Italian Chocolate Truffles.

Cheer and beer | Present for Dad | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Macarthur Baskets for: $46

38. Chuck SLIPPERS

What Dad can possibly live without these novelty slippers to keep his feet toasty warm? This one looks like classic Chucks but way more comfortable.

Chuck Slippers | Dad Gifts | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: City Beach for $29.99

39. SMILEY POO MUG

How can Dad possibly feel down in the dumps when he gets to drink his coffee in this smiley poo mug every morning?

Smiley Poo Mug | Gifts for Dad | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Yellow Octopus for $14.99

40. Pocket Fart Machine

Hours of fun are to be had with this hilarious Pocket Fart Machine. The absolute classic gift for Dad. Great for kids and kids at heart.

Pocket Fart Machine | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Catch for $9.99

41. BILLABONG MOMENTUM LAYBACKS 17″ BOARDSHORTS

Surfy Dad, stylish Dad or simply Mr. Chilled Out Dad, these board shorts from Billabong tick all the boxes when it comes to gifts for Dad.

Billabong board shorts | Gifts for Dad | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Billabong for $29.99

41. Wet Pack

We couldn’t have a list Father’s Day gifts without something for Dad’s grooming needs. Made from water proof PVC to keep his products safe and dry.

Wet Pack | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Gazman for $39.95

43. O’Neill Glassy Backpack

The man bag has never been cooler than this O’Neill backpack. Whether it’s for work or a day at the beach, this seriously stylish carrier will do the job. Gifts for Dad just got practical.

O'Neill Glassy Backpack | Dad Gifts | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: City Beach for $49.99

44. EDIBLE BLOOM

So he loves chocolates and doesn’t mind something a little girly? This gorgeous edible bloom is just the ticket. With 24 solid Belgian milk chocolates from Chocolatier, he’ll be a happy man when it’s delivered to his door.

Edible bloom | Dad presents | Beanstalk Single Mums

Available at: Edible Blooms for $49

45. THE BEAUTIFUL POETRY OF DONALD TRUMP

Whether you’re a Trump lover or a hater, this is a gift Dad will never be expecting. The author has taken the President’s tweets and transcripts and re-ordered them to create beautiful Donald Trump poetry! You gotta laugh.

The beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump | Father's Day gifts | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Amazon Australia for $56.86

46. Shield Personalised Cufflinks

These sophisticated Shield personalised cufflinks will make a memorable gift and a great accessory to any formal look.

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Available at: The Personalised Gift Shop for $39.95

47. BATTLE OF THE SEXES BOARD GAME

Let the sexes battle it out in this hilarious adult trivia game. With 880 action cards and five trophies included, there is plenty of opportunity to fight out the battle of the sexes. 2+ players.

Battle Of The Sexes Game | Father's Day gifts | Beanstalk Single MumsAvailable at: Catch for $37

48. BBQ WOOD CHIP SMOKER BOX

Next level BBQing with this simple yet effective wood chip smoker box. And so easy too: Simply fill with wood chips and place on the BBQ. Dishwasher safe and beautifully gift boxed.

Barbecue Woodchip Smoker Box | Dad presents | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Yellow Octopus for $29.99

49. AVOCADO REVERSIBLE BUCKET HAT

Keep the sun off Dad’s head with this avocado print, reversible bucket hat. Never will he have looked so tasty! Oh and if avocados aren’t his thing, there are other designs including pineapples and performing seals.

Avocado Reversible Bucket Hat | Dad gifts | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: City Beach for: $29.99

50. BEER CADDY WITH BOTTLE OPENER

No more ripped cardboard carriers, this stylish 6-beer caddy has a steel handle and built in bottle opener.

Timber Beer Caddy | Dad present | Beanstalk Single MumsAvailable at: Yellow Octopus for $29.99

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