With all the tickle fights, thumb wrestling and video games that he plays with the kids, dad deserves the very best. If dad is ready to spend some father-kid bonding time he won’t soon forget, click through the slideshow, for eight great ideas to treat him to a day tailored to his style.

For the Sporty Dad: La Jolla Sea Caves

If dad loves water sports, plan a day of kayaking in beautiful La Jolla with La Jolla Sea Caves Kayaks. The 1.5-hour guided tour guarantees a tour with a small group and allows Dad to paddle alongside a variety of sea creatures like pelicans, sea lions and leopard sharks which are prevalent this time of year. Along the way, he'll learn some fun facts about La Jolla and its wildlife. Their superior staff will help you feel safe, entering the caves only when conditions are ideal.

Insider's Tips: Kids must be at least 6 to participate. Don't forget your waterproof camera!

2164 Avenida de la Playa
La Jolla, Ca
Online: lajollaseacavekayaks.com

Photo credit: La Jolla Sea Cave Kayaks via Yelp

What do you do for Father’s Day in San Diego? Tell us in the comments how you celebrate dad.

— Cherie Gough