50+ things to do on Valentine’s Day in Sydney 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.
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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
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
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
18 Grams Kogarah from Groupon
Start Valentine’s Day on the right foot with omelettes, avocado bruschetta, banana bread or the classic eggs Benedict.
- Location: 4-9 Montgomery Street, Kogarah
- Cost: $25 for two people
BYO beach picnic for two from RedBalloon
Celebrate Valentine's Day in a different way with this romantic picnic on a secluded beach. Book the date and a ferry will pick you up from Manly and drop you off at a secluded beach where chairs, tables and beach lounges await. All you need to do is bring the picnic.
Adria Bar: Chandon breakfast for two from RedBalloon
Start your date with a sumptuous breakfast for two at Chandon and then either while the rest of the day away strolling around the Harbour or with an activity for two.
- Price: $80 for two
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
Luxury Pop-Up Picnic from RedBalloon
Make it a day to remember with a luxury picnic in Sydney. This package includes decorations, tables, a basket, wine glasses, blankets, rugs and cushions, centrepieces, set up and pack down.
- Location: Custom
- Cost: $350 for two people
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
Sailmaker at Hyatt Regency Sydney from Groupon
Indulge in the flavours of the sea at the Hyatt Regency Sydney. Share a feast fit for royalty featuring a sparkling wine package.
- Location: 161 Sussex Street, Sydney 2000
- Cost: $130 for two people
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
Seafood Platter with Beer at Sydney's Iconic Fish Market from Scoopon
If salty squid, battered prawns, BBQ baby octopus, grilled scallops and mornay oysters sounds up your alley, look no further for your Valentine’s Day lunch plans.
- Location: Salty Squid, Sydney Fish Market, Pyrmont NSW
- Cost: From $42 for two people
Sydney Harbour Luxury Sailing Trip including Lunch from Viator
Climb aboard a luxury yacht and sail the waters of Sydney Harbour come 14 February, This intimate charter features beach walks, swimming, snorkeling and lunch.
- Location: Sydney NSW 2000
- Cost: $308 per person
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
Romantic Picnic Getaways from Viator
Pull out all the stops with a five-star tour experience aboard a luxury water limousine vessel. With time spent on and off the water, you’ll be absolutely spoilt with visits to some of Sydney's most exclusive beaches.
- Location: Location: Palm Beach Wharf, Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach NSW 2108
- Cost: From $700 per person
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 3-hour Sydney Harbour sightseeing cruise.
- Location: Location: Wharf 6, Sydney NSW 2000
- Cost: From $99 per person
Pilu: 5-course degustation at Freshwater for two from RedBalloon
Make the escape from the 9-5 to the tranquil suburb of Freshwater to dine in the award-winning Pilu at Freshwater. What waits for you and your sweetheart is a five-course Italian degustation for two.
Cyren Bar Grill Seafood: Mediterranean dining experience for two from RedBalloon
Treat them to a three-course meal of Mediterranean delights at Cyren as you drink up the views of the harbour – and the wine.
Nick's Seafood: Seafood dining experience for two from RedBalloon
Take your better half out on a lunch or dinner date for a feast of fresh seafood and the ultimate waterfront view at Darling Harbour.
Italian 3 Course Dinner With Wine from RedBalloon
If you can’t be in Italy, why not bring Italy to you? Siilian 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
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
Sydney Harbour Sunset Dinner Cruise from Viator
Watch the sun go down on Valentine’s Day this year with a dinner cruise through Sydney Harbour.
- Location: Captain Cook Cruises, King Street Wharf 1, Sydney NSW 2000
- Cost: From $99 per person
Skyfeast at Sydney Tower from Viator
Soar to new heights and arguably one of the best views in Sydney. Enjoy 360-degree views and a buffet dinner featuring the freshest seafood and prime meats.
- Location: Sky Tower, 100 Market Street, Sydney NSW 2000
- Cost: From $60 per person
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sydney's Best Snorkel Tour from Viator
If the sun is out then consider getting amongst the sea life this Valentine’s Day with a snorkel tour of Cabbage Tree Bay.
- Location: 5 Marine Parade, Manly NSW 2095
- Cost: $79 per person
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 pickup from any Sydney CBD hotel or Circular Quay adjacent to Wharf 2
- Cost: From $212.84 per person
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
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)
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 pickup in Appinn
- Cost: $490 for one person
Go horseriding in Badgerys Creek from Adrenaline
It's the stuff that movies are made of: riding off on horseback with your sweetheart. This is great if neither of you knows how to ride as you'll get an hour session learning the ins and outs. All skill levels are catered for, so if you're more proficient than your other half, that's OK too.
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.
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.
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.
Taste of Tuscany Italian cooking class with wine from RedBalloon
Hightail it to the Sydney Cooking School in Neutral Bay for a few hours of fun and to skill-up in the kitchen. Together, you'll learn the tricks of the trade and whip up authentic Tuscan dishes that are so much more than pizza and pasta.
Helicopter scenic flight for two from Adrenaline
Treat your special someone with this 30-minute private helicopter for 2 and be amazed by views of Sydney as well as views of Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Flights depart from Bankstown Airport.
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
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
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
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
Rainforest retreat with breakfast and wine from RedBalloon
Enjoy a 2-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.
Luxury retreat with breakfast from RedBalloon
Escape out of the city to Mollymook where the bush meets the sea, gourmet dining is serve and a luxury relaxation perfect for Valentine's Day.
Mystery getaway with flights for two 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.
The Langham: Overnight stay for two 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.
Retro drive-in: Movie plus overnight stay in Blacktown from RedBalloon
Take a step to the left and 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.
Free things to do on Valentine's Day
- Have a picnic at the Royal Botanical 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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