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Things to do on Valentine’s Day on the Gold Coast in 2022

Dining options, activities, overnight stays and cruises for the finest Valentine's Day date in town.

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Valentine's Day always seems to sneak up on us. Don't let it get the better of you this year. It lands (once again) on 14 February but we're preparing you for it with dinner options and activities that will "wow".

Here are some seriously hot tables as well as fun ways to spark the romance in your relationship if you're looking for inspiration or just left it to the last minute.

Valentine's Day breakfast in the Gold Coast

Breakfast at Paperbark Burleigh

Breakfast at Paperbark Burleigh from Groupon

Before you head off for a day of celebrations, start Valentine's Day with breakfast at Paperbark Burleigh.

  • Location: 1/4 Park Ave, Burleigh Heads
  • Price: $19.90 for 2 people
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Breakfast at Pancake Diner

Breakfast at Pancake Diner from Groupon

Kick off Valentine's Day with breakfast at Pancake Parlour. Menu options include lemon and sugar pancakes, ham and cheese crêpes and American-style pork ribs.

  • Location: Level 1 The Strand, 72 Marine Parade, Coolangatta
  • Price: $30 per person
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Home-Delivered Indulgence Box or Hamper

Home-Delivered Indulgence Box or Hamper from Scoopon

Whether you want to surprise your significant other with breakfast in bed or set out for a picnic brunch, opt for an indulgence box or hamper filled with goodies such as chocolates, cheese, nuts, baked items, coffee and more.

  • Location: Delivered to your chosen location on the Gold Coast
  • Price: $105 for indulgence box or $120 for happy starter hamper
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Breakfast and Wine at Rainforest Retreat

Breakfast and Wine at Rainforest Retreat from RedBalloon

Enjoy a memorable and enchanting breakfast at Tweed Valley. Toast to love with your significant other and enjoy the serene surroundings.

  • Location: Tweed Valley, NSW
  • Price: $1,320 for 2 people
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Valentine's Day lunch in the Gold Coast

Lunch and Brewery Tour

Lunch and Brewery Tour from RedBalloon

Visit the top craft breweries in the Gold Coast with your partner this Valentine's Day. Enjoy a delicious lunch and try some of the best craft beers in town.

  • Location: Gold Coast
  • Price: $169 per person
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Mount Tamborine Winery Tour with Lunch

Mount Tamborine Winery Tour with Lunch from RedBalloon

Visit Mount Tamborine with your partner and enjoy its scenery and wine. This includes a 2-course lunch prepared by an award-winning chef, plus a stop at a lookout across the Scenic Rim.

  • Location: Departs from the Gold Coast and Brisbane
  • Price: $179 per person
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3-Course Chinese Lunch with Wine for 2

3-Course Chinese Lunch with Wine for 2 from Groupon

Feast on Chinese cuisine, from sweet and sour pork and spring rolls to sweet corn soup and more. Finish the delicious meal with a bottle of wine to celebrate the day.

  • Location: 104/2 Nerang Street, Southport
  • Price: $55 for 2 people
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Lunch and Sightseeing Cruise on the Gold Coast

Lunch and Sightseeing Cruise on the Gold Coast from RedBalloon

Cruise and dine along the Gold Coast's scenic waterways on Valentine's Day. You'll cruise past Palazzo Versace and Marina Mirage while tucking into fresh prawns, fruit and salad.

  • Location: Departs from Surfers Paradise
  • Price: $79 per person or $217 for a family of 4
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Scenic Helicopter Flight with Picnic Lunch

Scenic Helicopter Flight with Picnic Lunch from RedBalloon

Spoil your Valentine with a scenic flight above the Tweet Valley and a picnic lunch with locally sourced meat, cheese and salad at Mount Warning.

  • Location: Departs from Gold Coast Airport
  • Price: $1,390 for 2 people
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Valentine's Day dinners in the Gold Coast

Dinner at Hard Rock Cafe

Dinner at Hard Rock Cafe from RedBalloon

Stop by the Hard Rock Cafe and enjoy a 3-course dinner with a cocktail or wine, plus your choice of a main and dessert. You'll have a scenic view of Surfers Paradise too.

  • Location: Corner Cavill Avenue &, Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise
  • Price: $145 per person
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3-Course Mexican Dinner with Sangria

3-Course Mexican Dinner with Sangria from Groupon

Enjoy good vibes and even better food at Gringo Loco Cantina on Valentine's Day with a 3-course spread with options including street-style corn, corn chips and guacamole, nachos and churros.

  • Location: 101/4 Esplanade, Surfers Paradise
  • Price: $54 for 2 people
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Romantic Beach Picnic

Romantic Beach Picnic from RedBalloon

Surprise your loved one with a romantic beach picnic with a secret photographer to capture your special moment. Hint: this might be the perfect time to pop that big question.

  • Location: Gold Coast, QLD
  • Price: $790 for 2 people
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Vegetarian Dinner for 2 at The Cardamom Pod

Vegetarian Dinner for 2 at The Cardamom Pod from Groupon

Head to The Cardamom Pod in Broadbeach for a delicious vegetarian dinner on Valentine's Day.

  • Location: 1/2685 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach
  • Price: $29 for 2 people
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Things to do on Valentine's Day in the Gold Coast

Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour from Adrenaline

Explore the great outdoors on Valentine's Day with a kayaking and snorkelling trip. Snorkel with marine life, paddle across serene blue water, explore Wave Break Island and take in views of the city skyline.

  • Location: Biggera Waters
  • Cost: $69 per person
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Go Karting, Laser Tag and Indoor Climbing

Go Karting, Laser Tag and Indoor Climbing from Adrenaline

If you and your partner love playing games, go for go karting, laser tag and indoor climbing in a single trip this Valentine's Day. Whether you're going on a double date or you want to enjoy some friendly competition with your Valentine on 14 February, this bundle including go karting, laser tag and indoor climbing is a great option.

  • Location: 88 Siganto Drive, Helensvale
  • Cost: $69 per person
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Scenic Helicopter Joy Flight

Scenic Helicopter Joy Flight from Adrenaline

Go all out for Valentine's Day this year and take to the skies for a scenic helicopter joy ride. You'll get a bird's-eye-view of the Gold Coast coastline and attractions including the Q1 Building and Jupiter's Casino.

  • Location: Gold Coast Airport
  • Cost: $199 per person
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Jet Boat Ride

Jet Boat Ride from Adrenaline

Be adventurous on 14 February and experience the thrill of a jet boat ride on the Gold Coast

  • Location: Surfers Paradise
  • Price: $64 per person
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Tandem Parasail Flight and Boat Ride

Tandem Parasail Flight and Boat Ride from Adrenaline

Have double the fun this Valentine's Day with parasailing from 350 feet in the air and a 45-minute boat ride. The perfect Valentine's Day date for adventurous couples.

  • Location: Main Beach
  • Price: $160 for 2 people
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Skydiving in Surfers Paradise

Skydiving in Surfers Paradise from Skydive Australia

Valentine's Day is the perfect time to have an experience of a lifetime with your significant other. Skydive from 10,000 feet above Surfers Paradise and take in the coastal views.

  • Location: Surfers Paradise
  • Cost: $595 per person
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Penguin Antarctic Adventure at Sea World

Penguin Antarctic Adventure at Sea World from RedBalloon

Animal lovers can go behind the scenes for this very special encounter with Sea World's penguins.

  • Location: Seaworld Drive, Main Beach
  • Cost: $139 per person
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Escape room experience for 2 at Escape Hunt Gold Coast

Escape room experience for 2 at Escape Hunt Gold Coast from RedBalloon

Test your smarts and your ability to work together by cracking puzzles and solving crimes at this escape room.

  • Location: 2/162 Scarborough Street, Southport
  • Cost: $84 for 2 people
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Valentine's Day hotel and accommodation packages in the Gold Coast

2-Night Stay at Pethers Rainforest Retreat

2-Night Stay at Pethers Rainforest Retreat from RedBalloon

Switch off your mobile phones, leave the iPad at home and head for the subtropical hills of the Gold Coast Hinterland. Stay for 2 nights at a private treehouse and enjoy chocolates and sparkling wine on arrival. Isn't that wonderful?

  • Location: 28B Geissmann Street, Tamborine Mountain
  • Cost: $670 per room for 2 nights
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2-Night Golf Getaway

2-Night Golf Getaway from RedBalloon

Surprise your Valentine with a stay at Kooralbyn Valley with the inclusion of 2 rounds of golf. Enjoy a bottle of wine on arrival and make the most of the many facilities at the resort.

  • Location: 1 Routley Drive, Kooralbyn
  • Cost: $418 for 2 people
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Top free Valentine's Day activities in the Gold Coast

  • Head down to the beach. Can't go wrong with a day out in the sun. We recommend Burleigh Heads and Broadbeach.
  • Take a stroll through the national park. This one is for all you romantics who love the great outdoors. Spend the day getting in touch with nature.
  • Bike ride along the coast. Grab some bikes and head to the coastal paths. Spend the day and catch the sunset (or the sunrise for early birds).
  • Gold Coast Regional Botanical Gardens. It's the date that has withstood the test of time, so pack up a picnic and head down to the park for a day with your significant other.

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