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10+ romantic things to do on Valentine’s Day in Canberra in 2020

Look no further for the perfect Valentine's Day dinner, activity or hotel stay in Canberra.

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Whether you're into wine tasting and cocktails or want to go all out and take to the skies for views of Canberra from a hot air balloon or helicopter, we've got you covered for Valentine's Day.

If you're stuck for ideas for a romantic day out, don't stress. These pre-packaged ideas make Valentine's Day easy and they are sure to wow your special someone.

Valentine's Day dinners, lunches and brunches in Canberra

Private Dining Experience at Home

Private Dining Experience at Home from RedBalloon

Enjoy Valentine's Day without having to leave the house. You can sit back and relax as a chef cooks up a private dinner for you and your loved one.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Destination: Your place
  • Price: $499 for two people

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Three-course lunch with wine tasting

Three-course lunch with wine tasting from RedBalloon

Tantalise your senses with a wine tasting session of aged and recent vintages at this boutique winery.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Destination: Wamboin, NSW
  • Price: $270

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Things to do on Valentine's Day

Canberra Brewery, Winery and Distillery Tour

Canberra Brewery, Winery and Distillery Tour from Viator

There's something for everyone with this Valentine's Day idea. Enjoy a selection of wines and beers that will keep you both happy.

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Destination: BentSpoke Brewery
  • Price: From $150

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Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt from Groupon

If you're after something that's outside of the normal Valentine's Day cliché then why not spend the day (or that weekend) on an outdoor adventure.

  • Destination: Canberra
  • Price: $30 (full-price is $60) for two people

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Relaxation at home

Relaxation at home from RedBalloon

This massage treatment is provided to you in the comfort of your own home for the best experience possible.

  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Destination: Flexible
  • Price: $165

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Hot air balloon experience for two

Hot air balloon experience for two from RedBalloon

Take off at dawn and rise slowly with the sun to the splendour of a new day.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Destination: Canberra
  • Price: $660

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Behind the scenes at the National Zoo

Behind the scenes at the National Zoo from Adrenaline

Have the opportunity to feed a variety of animals with this 2-hour behind the scenes guided tour at The National Zoo. Available on the weekend and not on Valentine’s Day itself.

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Destination: National Zoo Canberra
  • Price: From $155

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3-course lunch and private tasting with winemaker

3-course lunch and private tasting with winemaker from RedBalloon

Go on a luxury wine tasting with winemaker itself at Contentious Character. Tour is only available on the weekend and not on Valentine’s Day.

  • Duration: 2-3 hours
  • Destination: Canberra
  • Price: From $420 for two

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Casual Valentine's Day plans

  • Be a kid at Questacon. Don't forget the zero-gravity free fall drop. It's hands down the best fun that can be had here.
  • Have a cheetah. Make a trip to the zoo that much more memorable by booking in an up close and personal encounter with one of its resident cheetahs.
  • Hike up to Black Mountain Tower. Formally Telstra Tower, this building rises 195 metres above Black Mountain and takes in a full panoramic view of the city of Canberra.
  • Clink glasses in a winery. Canberra is surrounded by many, including Four Winds, Lark Hill and Mount Majura. Screw it, just head into the general Canberra Wine District and go for your life.
  • Rent a pair of bikes and spend the Saturday out, cycling part of the 145km loop if the Cycle the Centenary Trail. It takes you through the city's urban and natural "treasures".
  • Take to the waters of Batemans Bay to paddle in pairs through its beautiful surrounds.

Romantic stays in Canberra for Valentine's Day

Little National Hotel

Little National Hotel from RedBalloon

Treat yourself to a quick getaway in the luxurious Little National Hotel.

  • Includes: Buffet breakfast, access to Hale Gym and classes, 25% discount spa voucher and Wi-Fi.
  • Package is good for two people
  • Price: $239

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Abode Murrumbateman

Abode Murrumbateman from RedBalloon

Escape the hustle in the city and enjoy the tranquil countryside in Murrumbateman in a brand new hotel.

  • Includes: Daily breakfast, picnic in the vineyards with pantry voucher and bike hire.
  • Package is good for two people
  • Price: $259

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Hotel Realm

Hotel Realm from RedBalloon

Stay in a luxurious suite at this 5 star hotel and enjoy a delicious two-course meal.

  • Includes: Delicious two-course meal, complimentary parking and Wi-Fi.
  • Package is good for two people
  • Price: $349

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