Travel The Best Valentine's Day Events In Sydney & More

05:25  13 february  2018
05:25  13 february  2018 Source:   TV WEEK

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Valentine's Day is just a few days away, but if you're still searching for the best Valentine's Day date in your city, we've got you covered. Perhaps you're looking for a special dinner on the day of love (February 14) or a make-up date on the weekend, it's not too late to book these exceptional dates.

From Sydney's most decadent (and surprising!) dessert to a rom-com under the stars on a Brisbane racecourse, we highlight the most romantic Valentine's Day 2018 dates for you to spoil the special person in your life - plus earn some serious brownie points!

Sydney

Valentine's Day at QT Sydney

Spoil your Valentine with the most romantic dessert on any menu. Make a reservation at the QT Sydney restaurant - Gowings Bar & Grill - for a sumptuous dinner in the chic, dimly lit, dining room. When it comes time to order dessert, surprise your date by ordering 'Room for Dessert' and watch their delight as a decadent Love Bomb (Bomb Alaska) treat is brought to the table alongside a room key. You and your love will be automatically checked into one of the hotel's lavish rooms for the night where a half bottle of Mumm NV Champagne will be waiting on ice - what a treat!

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When: Monday, February 12th - Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Where: QT Sydney, 49 Market St, Sydney NSW

Cost: $500 for dinner, dessert, overnight stay and a half bottle Mumm NV Champagne

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QT Melbourne, QT Canberra and QT Gold Coast are also participating in 'Room For Dessert', make a booking here.

a close up of a flower: Order 'Room For Dessert' at the Sydney QT and surprise your date with this spectacular dessert and a room key.© Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Order 'Room For Dessert' at the Sydney QT and surprise your date with this spectacular dessert and a room key.

Row boats on Darling Harbour

All aboard the love boat! Take your Valentine for a row-mantic paddle around Cockle Bay as the sun sets on the glimmering city.

When: Thursday February 1st - Sunday March 4th 6pm to 11pm Tuesday to Sunday.

Where: Darling Harbour Marina

Cost: $30 for 30 minutes

Bookings not required. Simply go to Darling Harbour Marina to pay and board your boat.

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Dinner with the animals at Wild Life Sydney Zoo

If you think your partner loves their pets more than they love you - then Wild Life Sydney Zoo has the perfect date for your animal-lover. Sip bubbles and enjoy canapes alongside kangaroos and wallabies in the zoo's Kangaroo Walk-About, and then settle in for an intimate dinner for two as the sun sets on Koala Rooftop.

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When: Wednesday, 14th February 2018, 6pm9pm

Where: 1-5 Wheat Rd, Darling Harbour, NSW

Cost: $150pp ($300 per couple)

Book tickets here.

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Melbourne

'Luna Love' at Luna Park

Calling all hopeless romantics! Melbourne's Luna Park is holding a special loved-up evening they're calling 'Luna Love'. The special event includes unlimited rides, a souvenir photo, a carnival game, chocolate love hearts from Chocolatier and fairy floss to share with your beau. It's the perfect affair to take a trip back to the good ol' days when you fell in love.

When: Wednesday 14th February, from 6pm11pm

Where: Luna Park, 18 Lower Esplanade, St Kilda VIC

Cost: $75 per couple

Book tickets here.

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Love Actually at South Wharf Pop-Up Riverside Cinema

Take your rom-com loving lady to a special screening of her fave movie, Love Actually, under the stars at South Wharf Pop-Up Riverside Cinema. Tickets are just $13 each, however, to make the night extra special, choose from one of the available packages. Our pick would be the champagne package which includes G.H Mumm Champagne, roses and boxes of chocolates.

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When: Wednesday 14th February, from 7pm9:30pm

Where: Common Man, DFO South Wharf, 39 Dukes Walk, South Wharf, VIC

Cost: from $13pp

Buy tickets here.

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Brisbane

10 Things I Hate About You at Eagle Farm Racecourse

BYO picnic blanket and your special someone to enjoy classic rom-com 10 Things I Hate About You on the biggest screen in the southern hemisphere at Eagle Farm Racecourse. Pack your own movies snacks or purchase a Hamper Package ($55 per couple) which includes fresh prawns, a dozen Tasmanian natural oysters, baguette and farmhouse cheese platter plus dessert!

When: Wednesday 14th February, 7pm

Where: Eagle Farm Racecourse, 230 Lancaster Rd, Ascot QLD

Cost: From $10 per person

Book tickets here.

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Perth

Valentine's Day dinner cruise on the Swan River

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In fact, the second month of the year is as steamy as ever with saucy Valentine ' s Day events , spicy markets and feasts for Chinese New Year and movies under the If spontaneity is more your vibe, check out Sydney ’s best rooftop bars and picnic spots – so you’re ready to go when the sun is shining.

When: Wednesday 14th February, from 7:30om-10:30pm

Where: Pier 3, Barrack Street Jetty Perth, WA

Cost: $189 per person

Book tickets here.

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Valentine's Day dinner at The Best Brew Bar & Kitchen

Simply make a dinner reservation at The Best Brew Bar & Kitchen and let them spoil you and your Valentine. Each booking of two people will automatically receive a glass of sparkling wine each and a delicious chocolate dessert to share. This perfect date is proof that romance doesn't always need to be over-the-top.

When: Wednesday 14th February

Where: 707 Wellington Street, Perth WA

Book a table here.

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Adelaide

Valentine's Day picnic at Glen Ewin Estate

A picnic among the vines, could anything be more magical? This Valentine's Day, take your love to Glen Ewin Estate (about 30 minutes outside of the city) and bask in the setting sun with a hamper for two. Enjoy all-you-can-eat-figs and a bottle of bubbly to share. BYO rug!

When:Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 from 6pm

Where: Lower Hermitage Road, Houghton, SA 5131

Cost: $80 per couple with a bottle of The Gatehouse Sparkling or $150 per couple with a bottle of Veuve Cliquot.

Book tickets here.

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When: Wednesday, 14 February, 2018, two sittings at 6pm and 8:30pm

Where: 587 Regency Road, Broadview, SA

Cost: $80 per person

Make a reservation here.

Canberra

Valentine's Day high tea at Burbury rooftop terrace

Clink glasses and make a toast to love at a Valentine's Day-inspired high tea on the Burbury rooftop terrace of Hotel Realm. With a choice of three different high-tea options and three-different price ranges, you can tailor the date to you and your plus one. To sweeten the deal even more, each guest receives a glass of Prosecco on arrival and will go in the draw to win a couple's signature massage at the hotel's spa valued at $240. Yes please!

When: Saturday, 17 February, 2018 seatings at 12pm, 2:30pm or dusk 5:30pm

Where: Realm Hotel, 18 National Circuit Barton ACT

Cost: From $50 per person

Make a reservation here.

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