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25+ Romantic things to do on Valentine’s Day in Canberra in 2022

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

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From wine tasting and cocktails to a hot air balloon or helicopter ride, we've got you covered for Valentine's Day in Canberra. So if you're stuck for ideas for a romantic day out, these pre-packaged activities are sure to wow that special someone in your life.

Valentine's Day breakfast and brunch in Canberra

Ciao Cafe and Cakes

Ciao Cafe and Cakes from Groupon

Play things a little differently this Valentine's Day and appease your lover's sweet tooth with a surprise gift of expertly crafted macarons. While you're there, why not have brekky at Ciao Cafe?

  • Location: Braddon and Queanbeyan
  • Price: $16 for 6 macarons
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Valentine's Day lunch in Canberra

3-Course Lunch with Vintage Wine Testing

3-Course Lunch with Vintage Wine Testing from RedBalloon

There's fewer things more romantic than whisking your Valentine away to the countryside for a wine tasting session featuring 8 aged and vintage wines. To make the experience even better, enjoy lunch made with fresh produce, paired with a glass of wine.

  • Location: 810 Norton Road, Wamboin
  • Price: $270 for 2 people
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Canberra Wine, Gin and Chocolate Tour with Lunch

Canberra Wine, Gin and Chocolate Tour with Lunch from RedBalloon

If your Valentine is a wine lover, enjoy a guided tasting at 2 wineries, a distillery and a chocolatier as well as lunch at a local winery on 14 February.

  • Location: Departs from Braddon
  • Price: $199 per person
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Full Day Private Wine Tasting Tour with Lunch

Full Day Private Wine Tasting Tour with Lunch from RedBalloon

For the ultimate Valentine's Day experience, head out on an 8-hour wine tour with 5 local winery visits where you'll taste wine paired with cheese and other goods in private tasting rooms as well as devour a 2-course lunch at a vineyard.

  • Location: Departs from Canberra
  • Price: $800 for 2 people
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Valentine's Day dinner in Canberra

Vegan Pho with Entree

Vegan Pho with Entree from Groupon

Calling all vegans and vegetarians. Your Valentine's Day dinner is sorted with a takeaway vegan pho from Utopia Vegan.

  • Location: 5/28 Challis Street, Woolley Street, Dickson
  • Price: $44 for 2 people
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Takeaway Italian Dinner

Takeaway Italian Dinner from Groupon

You might not make it to Italy for Valentine's Day but you can enjoy the next best thing with with a takeaway Italian dinner from La Cantina.

  • Location: 4 Iluka Street, Narrabundah
  • Price: $35 on Italian food
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Things to do on Valentine's Day

Full Body Relaxation Massage

Full Body Relaxation Massage from RedBalloon

Put some time aside for relaxation on Valentine's Day and treat your significant other to a 60-minute massage.

  • Location: Lyneham, ACT
  • Price: $120 per session
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Hot Air Ballooning over Canberra

Hot Air Ballooning over Canberra from RedBalloon

Hot air ballooning is a classic Valentine's Day activity. Take in the views of Canberra from above and cheers to love with a glass of champagne after the flight.

  • Location: Canberra
  • Price: $330 per person
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National Museum of Australia Histories Tour

National Museum of Australia Histories Tour from RedBalloon

Spend 14 February exploring the National Museum of Australia. A museum curator will take you on a private tour to see Phar Lap's heart and the first Holden prototype among a range of other objects. Enjoy lunch featuring local produce paired with wine or beer as you look out to Lake Burley Griffin.

  • Location: Lawson Crescent, Acton
  • Price: $145 per person
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National Museum of Australia Building and Architecture Tour

National Museum of Australia Building and Architecture Tour from RedBalloon

Visit National Museum of Australia, and if your partner is an architect, this is one of the best go-to places to explore. The tour is guided by a knowledgeable host.

  • Location: National Museum of Australia, ACT.
  • Price:
  • $15 per person
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Private Helicopter Flight

Private Helicopter Flight from Adrenaline

Spend Valentine's Day up in the sky by riding on a private helicopter flight. Enjoy the views of Brindabella Mountains, Cotter Dam and Murrumbidgee River.

  • Location: Wolloroo
  • Price: $699 for 3 people
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 Cheetah Encounter at the National Zoo

Cheetah Encounter at the National Zoo from Adrenaline

Valentine's Day is the perfect occasion to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You'll have the opportunity to explore the zoo before hanging out with a cheetah in an enclosure and take some pictures to keep as a memory with your Valentine.

  • Location: 999 Lady Denman Drive, Yarralumla
  • Price: $175 per person
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Paint Night Class

Paint Night Class from Classbento

Let your creativity flow with a painting class run by a professional artist leading the session on the day of love. Arrive a few minutes early to order some food and drinks to enjoy while you paint.

  • Location: 131 City Walk, Canberra
  • Price: $65 per person
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Australia On Location Destination Photo Shoot with 30 Photos

Australia On Location Destination Photo Shoot with 30 Photos from RedBalloon

Celebrating a special occasion? Perhaps you've always talked about a professional photoshoot but never quite gotten around to it? Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to capture those precious moments around Canberra's most picturesque spots.

  • Location: Around Canberra
  • Price: $449 per session
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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 on an outdoor adventure?

  • Location: London Circuit, Canberra
  • Price: $30 for 2 people
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Self-Guided Bar Crawl Challenge

Self-Guided Bar Crawl Challenge from Groupon

Explore your city's hidden bars with an interactive bar crawl challenge. There are 4-6 bars on the crawl to discover.

  • Location: Canberra CBD
  • Price: $24 for 2 people
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Romantic stays in Canberra for Valentine's Day

Overnight Escape with Bike Hire and Breakfast

Overnight Escape with Bike Hire and Breakfast from RedBalloon

Enjoy a luxurious stay at a modern-styled Abode Murrumbateman this Valentine's Day. Includes on-site parking, bike hire, free picnic rug and a pantry voucher.

  • Location: 57 Rose Street, Murrumbateman
  • Price: $259 for 2 people
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Peppers Gallery Hotel With Minibars

Peppers Gallery Hotel With Minibars from Cudo

For a relaxed Valentine's Day stay, head to Peppers Gallery Hotel. Includes free Wi-Fi, breakfast and on-site restaurant.

  • Location: 15 Edinburgh Avenue, Canberra
  • Price: From $199 for 2 people
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Novotel Canberra

Novotel Canberra from Cudo

Whether you're visiting from interstate or you're a local, Novotel Canberra is a great place to stay that's within close proximity to Canberra's best attractions and restaurants.

  • Location: 65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra
  • Price: From $195 for 2 people
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Ovolo Nishi

Ovolo Nishi from Cudo

Check in and enjoy a relaxing stay at Ovolo Nishi. Treat yourselves with onsite massages and hair salon. Includes free Wi-Fi and breakfast. Surprise your significant other with a luxurious boutique stay at Ovolo Nishi and enjoy the impressive extras facilities and inclusions like on-site massages, a hair salon, free mini bar and lolly jar.

  • Location: 25 Edinburgh Avenue, Canberra
  • Price: From $319 for 2 people
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Free things to do on Valentine's Day in Canberra

  • Hike up to Black Mountain Tower. Formally the Telstra Tower, this building rises 195 metres above Black Mountain and takes in the full panoramic view of the city of Canberra.
  • Go on a bike ride. Cycle part of the 145km loop of the Cycle the Centenary Trail. It takes you through the city's urban and natural "treasures".
  • Stroll through the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Hand in hand, naturally.
  • Hike the trails at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. For something more active and less touristy than Black Mountain.
  • Visit a gallery or museum. The National Gallery of Australia, the Royal Australian Mint, the National Film and Sound Archive and the National Portrait Gallery are a few that offer free admission.
  • Clink glasses in a winery. Canberra is surrounded by many wineries, including Four Winds, Lark Hill and Mount Majura. Screw it, just head into the general Canberra Wine District and go for your life. While not completely free, it's still an affordable day out if you only grab one bottle or opt for a tasting.

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