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Best Date Spots In Sydney That You Wouldn't Think Of

Sure, there’s nothing wrong with the classic dinner and movie date but what about switching things up? Create the best first impression or try something new, adventurous and fun with your significant other that will help you step outside your comfort zone with our list of unique date ideas in Sydney. Trust us, the memories will long outlast the date with these ideas!

Pinot & Picasso

Pinot & Picasso

Tap into your creative side with this unique and memorable date idea that is sure to impress. Pinot & Picasso is a paint-and-sip studio where you and your date can paint your own masterpiece with a glass of wine or a drink of your choice in hand. An instructor will guide you on a set artwork of your choice that you’ll get to take home and reminisce over. It’s a great way to try something new and build upon your connection together in a fun way. With 22 locations in and around Sydney, it’s easy to find your local Pinot & Picasso studio for your next romantic outing. No artistic abilities are required.

The Rocks Ghost Tour

Get cultural and close with the spookiest ghost tour right in the heart of Sydney. Offering a unique and exciting way to explore the city's history, The Rocks Ghost Tour takes you down cobblestone streets in The Rocks, Sydney’s harbourside neighbourhood. You'll hear tales of the area's haunted past and learn about ghosts still haunting the streets. The tour is led by knowledgeable and entertaining guides who will keep you entertained throughout the entire experience. Plus, it offers you the opportunity to become closer as you both get a little spooked together. The Rocks Ghost Tour is a great activity for couples who are interested in the paranormal or who just want to try something different and exciting on their date.

sydney observatory

Sydney Observatory

For a romantic stargazing experience right in the heart of Sydney, take your date to Sydney Observatory. Located on a hill that showcases one of Sydney’s most iconic viewpoints across the harbour, Sydney Observatory is sure to awe and educate. You and your date can gaze through telescopes to get a closer look at the stars and planets or take a guided tour to learn more about the celestial bodies on display. Check out one of their nighttime programs, or special events or explore the historic site during the day. Or you could even roll out a rug and have a picnic on the adjoining lawn looking out toward the Harbour Bridge and across the water to Luna Park.

Luna Park

Let the fun times begin on a date at the prettiest amusement park in the world. Set on Sydney’s waterfront, Luna Park offers a fun and nostalgic outing for couples who are getting to know each other or others that want to let the kid out within. Visit daytime or nighttime to get your thrills together on the roller coaster, riding the ferris wheel or trying your luck at the carnival style games. Experience the lively and playful atmosphere of Luna Park, which you and your date can laugh about for times to come.

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Taronga Zoo

Bring out your adventurous and wild side by taking your date to Taronga Zoo. Perfect for animal lovers, Taronga Zoo offers a chance to learn by getting up close and personal with a large variety of animals from all over the world. You and your date can wander through the different animal exhibits, seeing everything from gorillas and elephants to kangaroos and wallabies. Or try one of the special experiences, such as behind-the-scenes tours and animal encounters. Zoos aren’t just for kids. Amp up your animal encounters, get nostalgic and explore the beautiful Taronga Zoo overlooking Sydney harbour for your next date.

Sydney Harbour Kayak Tours

For an active and unique experience paddling around the beautiful inlets and waterways of Sydney harbour, book a kayaking tour for your next adventurous date. You’ll get to see the city's iconic landmarks and natural beauty up close from a totally different perspective. Kayak tours on Sydney harbour are a great way to get some exercise and enjoy the outdoors together, and they can be as leisurely or as challenging as you like, depending on your skill level. Paddle in tandem together or in a separate kayak and make sure you take photos along the way. Book through the many companies offering this unique date experience, that dock from multiple locations around Sydney harbour.


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