40+ things to do on Valentine’s Day in Sydney in 2021

Let those sparks fly this Valentine’s Day.

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From luxury picnics and fine dining to home massages and yacht charters, spoiling your special someone this Valentine's Day is made easy.

Valentine's Day breakfast and brunch in Sydney

The Gardens on Forest

The Gardens on Forest from Groupon

Do something a little different this Valentine’s Day with a sparkling high tea made specially for two. Indulge in a glass of bubbly each before enjoying a selection of sweet and savory treats.

  • Location: Location: 764 Forest Road, Peakhurst
  • Cost: $89 for two people
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Mist on Mercury

Mist on Mercury from Groupon

Fancy a great cup of coffee with a side of French toast or a cheese omelette? Look no further than Mist on Mercury.

  • Location: 52 Broadarrow Road, Narwee
  • Cost: $30 for two people
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Dinoni

Dinoni from Groupon

Take your pick between sweet or savory options including Mexican baked eggs, Turkish melts, pancakes, waffles and so much more.

  • Location: 8 Railway Parade, Thornleigh
  • Cost: $32 for two people
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Valentine's Day lunch in Sydney

Three Course Lunch by the Harbour with Wine

Three Course Lunch by the Harbour with Wine from RedBalloon

Have someone else do the cooking with a three-course sharing menu, two glasses of house wine and uninterrupted views of Sydney Harbour.

  • Location: 6Head Restaurant, The Rocks, Sydney NSW
  • Cost: $139 for two people
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La Giara Restaurant

La Giara Restaurant from Groupon

Enjoy a taste of Italy with an extensive four-course meal with accompanying wine to match. Menu features bruschetta with parmesan, chicken parmigiana and porcini mushroom risotto.

  • Location: 23 Norton Street, Leichhardt 2040
  • Cost: $49 for two people
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Murrumbateman Winery Experience with Cheese Platter and Wine

Murrumbateman Winery Experience with Cheese Platter and Wine from Scoopon

Take a break from the city and enjoy a cheese platter alongside a smooth glass of wine to celebrate the most romantic day of the year.

  • Location: Dionysus Winery, Murrumbateman NSW
  • Cost: From $19 for two people
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Seafood Platter with Beer at Sydney's Iconic Fish Market

Seafood Platter with Beer at Sydney's Iconic Fish Market from Scoopon

If salty squid, battered prawns, barbeque baby octopus, grilled scallops and mornay oysters sound like your thing, look no further for your Valentine’s Day lunch plans.

  • Location: Salty Squid, Sydney Fish Market, Pyrmont NSW
  • Cost: From $42 for two people
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Lunch at Cottage Point Inn by Seaplane from Sydney

Lunch at Cottage Point Inn by Seaplane from Sydney from Viator

Take to the skies with a return flight via seaplane to the mesmerizing Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park followed by a romantic gourmet three-course lunch at Cottage Point Inn.

  • Location: Sydney Seaplanes, Lyne Park, Rose Bay NSW 2029
  • Cost: $580 per person
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Romantic Picnic Getaways

Romantic Picnic Getaways from Viator

Pull out all the stops with a 5-star tour experience aboard a luxury water limousine vessel. With time spent on and off the water, you’ll be absolutely spoiled with visits to some of Sydney's most exclusive beaches.

  • Location: Palm Beach Wharf, Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach NSW 2108
  • Cost: From $700 per person
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Sydney Harbour Top Deck Lunch Cruise

Sydney Harbour Top Deck Lunch Cruise from Viator

Dine on your choice of either a two- or three-course a la carte lunch aboard a three-hour Sydney Harbour sightseeing cruise.

  • Location: Wharf 6, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Cost: From $99 per person
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Valentine's Day dinner in Sydney

Italian 3 Course Dinner With Wine

Italian 3 Course Dinner With Wine from RedBalloon

If you can’t be in Italy, why not bring Italy to you? Sicilian Parramatta brings you a three-course meal featuring authentic Italian dishes that are bound to impress.

  • Location: 292 Church Street, Parramatta NSW 2150
  • Cost: $90 for two people
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Ultimate Seafood Experience

Ultimate Seafood Experience from RedBalloon

Premium seafood? Check. Excellent customer service? Check. Wine included? Check. Valentine’s Day is made simple with this all-inclusive package.

  • Location: Shop 6 & 7/330 Church Street, Parramatta NSW 2150
  • Cost: $165 for two people
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Luke Nguyen Degustation Dinner with Wine at Botanic House

Luke Nguyen Degustation Dinner with Wine at Botanic House from RedBalloon

Enjoy a cocktail (or mocktail) upon arrival to your shared tasting experience. You’ll be served with matching wines to each course, tea and coffee as well as a definite window seat on the balcony.

  • Location: Royal Botanical Gardens Sydney, 2000
  • Cost: $296 for two people
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Modern Japanese 9 Course Tasting Menu with Wine

Modern Japanese 9 Course Tasting Menu with Wine from RedBalloon

Immerse yourself in authentic Japanese cuisine with a set menu including sashimi, tuna tataki, seared scallops, prawn tempura and more.

  • Location: 10/33 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo NSW 2000
  • Cost: $200 for two people
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The Colonial British Indian Cuisine

The Colonial British Indian Cuisine from Groupon

Treat your tastebuds to the magnificent flavours of India. Menu includes vegetarian starters and your choice of aromatic curry.

  • Location: 118 Crown Street, Darlinghurst 2010
  • Cost: $39 for two people
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Bambino Torino

Bambino Torino from Groupon

Take your pick from pizza or pasta with a side of garlic bread and wine for you and your special someone.

  • Location: 197 Missenden Road, Newtown
  • Cost: $28 for two people
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Things to do on Valentine's Day in Sydney

At Home Massage

At Home Massage from RedBalloon

Want to spend Valentine’s Day at home but still want to spoil your loved one? Look no further than a 60-minute massage in the privacy of your own home.

  • Location: At home
  • Cost: $99 per person
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Paint and Sip Class

Paint and Sip Class from RedBalloon

Unleash your creative sides this upcoming 14 February with a three-hour paint and sip class. Enjoy BYO drink and snacks.

  • Location: 382, corner of Church St and Victoria Road Parramatta NSW
  • Cost: $65 per person
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Wildlife Waterfalls and Wine Day Tour from Sydney

Wildlife Waterfalls and Wine Day Tour from Sydney from Viator

Get amongst nature with a day out to one of Australia’s oldest national parks. Your itinerary includes hanging out with a koala, hikes up to a waterfall and a waterfront lunch featuring a wine tasting.

  • Location: Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay, 30 Pitt Street Sydney NSW 2000
  • Cost: $288.86 per person
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Sydney Scenic Trike or Harley Davidson Tour

Sydney Scenic Trike or Harley Davidson Tour from Viator

Enjoy the thrill of it all as you jet around Sydney, passing Luna Park, Blues Point Reserve, the Opera House, the eastern suburbs and Bondi Beach.

  • Location: Traveller pick-up from any Sydney CBD hotel or Circular Quay adjacent to Wharf 2
  • Cost: From $212.84 per person
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Urban Winery Sydney: Wine Blending Session

Urban Winery Sydney: Wine Blending Session from Viator

Do you and your loved one have a certain appreciation of wine? Get in on the action with a wine blending session at Moore Park.

  • Location: 122 Lang Road, Moore Park NSW 2021
  • Cost: From $152.03 per person
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Sailing in Luxury Yacht Calypso

Sailing in Luxury Yacht Calypso from Viator

Really treat them this Valentine’s Day with a luxury yacht charter through Sydney Harbour.

  • Location: Middle Harbour Yacht Club, 75 Lower, Parriwi Road, Mosman NSW 2088
  • Cost: From $2,762.52 (groups up to 12)
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Convertible Full Day Car Hire

Convertible Full Day Car Hire from RedBalloon

Take a trip back in time with a vintage convertible for the day. Take a drive down south to the gorgeous highlands or make a day of it with a cruise to the Blue Mountains.

  • Location: Delivered to your door for a small fee or pick-up in Appin
  • Cost: $490 for one person
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Valentine's Day Sailing Packages on Sydney Harbour

Valentine's Day Sailing Packages on Sydney Harbour from AnyBoat

Choose from a wide variety of romantic sailings or cruises on Valentine's Day. It's the perfect gift for your loved ones.

  • Location: Varies
  • Price: From $75 per person
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    2-Hour Tandem Bicycle Hire in Manly

    2-Hour Tandem Bicycle Hire in Manly from RedBalloon

    Three words: Cutest date ever. Hire your two wheels and ride the promenade as you explore Sydney's secluded Collins Beach and waterfall, Manly Lagoon and more together.

  • Location: 54A West Esplanade, Manly 2095
  • Price: $50 per hire
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    Self-Guided Double Kayak Tour in the Royal National Park

    Self-Guided Double Kayak Tour in the Royal National Park from RedBalloon

    Take a day away from Sydney with this kayaking adventure for two among the natural surroundings of this National Park. Our suggestion? Bring a picnic along to make a full day of it.

  • Location: Bundeena, NSW
  • Price: $110 for a 4-hour kayak hire for two people
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    Hotel packages in Sydney for Valentine's Day

    Overnight CBD Getaway with Breakfast

    Overnight CBD Getaway with Breakfast from RedBalloon

    Escape to Sydney CBD with overnight accommodation, sparkling wine delivered upon arrival to your room and a full hot (or cold) breakfast in the morning.

    • Location: 77 York Street, Sydney 2000
    • Cost: From $449 for two people
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    Rushcutters Bay Staycation

    Rushcutters Bay Staycation from RedBalloon

    Spend your Valentine’s Day poolside as you soak up the sun by the Vibe Hotel’s rooftop pool.

    • Location: 100 Bayswater Road, Rushcutters Bay NSW 2011
    • Cost: From $386 for two people
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    Weekend Getaway with Breakfast and Brewery Voucher

    Weekend Getaway with Breakfast and Brewery Voucher from RedBalloon

    Combine your weekend away this Valentine’s Day with a daily breakfast and a $100 voucher for Sydney Brewery Surry Hills.

    • Location: 28 Albion Street, Surrey Hills NSW 2010
    • Cost: From $599 for two people
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    Night Luxurious Sydney City Staycation

    Night Luxurious Sydney City Staycation from RedBalloon

    Merely a few minutes from the Chinese Garden of Friendship, the Sydney Vibe Hotel offers a quiet change of pace this Valentine’s Day.

    • Location: 319-325 Sussex Street Sydney
    • Cost: From $430 for two people
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    Rainforest Retreat with Breakfast and Wine

    Rainforest Retreat with Breakfast and Wine from RedBalloon

    Enjoy a two-night getaway at a creekside cabin surrounded by pristine Australian rainforest where you can take a forest walk or have a glimpse of the local glow-worms.

  • Location: Crystal Creek Rainforest Retreat, Brookers Road, Tweed Heads
  • Price: From $1,136 for two people
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    Luxury Retreat with Breakfast

    Luxury Retreat with Breakfast from RedBalloon

    Escape out of the city to Mollymook where the bush meets the sea for gourmet dining and luxury relaxation perfect for Valentine's Day.

  • Location: The Ridge Retreat Mollymook
  • Price: From $369 for two people
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    Mystery Getaway with Flights

    Mystery Getaway with Flights from RedBalloon

    Take travel to a whole new level by not knowing where you're heading! The package includes a quality accommodation, airport transfers and security to ensure peace of mind.

  • Location: Unknown
  • Price: From $1,300 for two people
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    The Langham: Overnight Stay

    The Langham: Overnight Stay from RedBalloon

    This is the stuff of Instagram posts. It's a 5-star hotel in Sydney's historic Rocks precinct and is absolutely breathtaking. It also absolutely screams "Valentine's Day present". Book in a Deluxe City View Room, complete with a welcome bottle of sparkling wine on arrival here.

  • Location: 89-113 Kent Street Millers Point, NSW 2000
  • Price: $598 for two people
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    Retro Drive-In: Movie plus Overnight Stay in Blacktown

    Retro Drive-In: Movie plus Overnight Stay in Blacktown from RedBalloon

    Take a step back in time at Skyline “Happy Days"-styled drive-in and settle in for a movie under the stars in a gold grass deck chair or from the comfort of your own car. This package includes two tickets to the movies, an overnight stay at Atura Blacktown and breakfast the following morning.

  • Location: Atura Blacktown
  • Price: $242 for two people
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    Free things to do on Valentine's Day

    • Have a picnic at the Royal Botanic Gardens. Valentine's Day doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg to impress. Pack a picnic and enjoy the beautiful city views.
    • Head down to the beach. There's nothing like some fun in the sun and what a better way to spend the day than with some sand and sea.
    • Relax at Bicentennial Park. Take a stroll out west with a visit to the park. Bring some bikes and enjoy the waterfront views.
    • Bondi to Coogee coastal walk. Trying to get to know someone? Skip the clichés and take this four-hour (or two-hour) walk while admiring the views (or your special someone).
    • Take a hike. If you're after something more outdoorsy, then why not spend the day taking a hike down through the Blue Mountains.

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