In need of a first date idea? Or want something different than your usual night out? If you are stuck for ideas we’ve got you covered with unique ideas for dates and fun activities to do in the capital that are sure to impress your other half.


Stay at the cubby house of your dreams at the Naked Cubby Co at Mount Majura Vineyard. Isolated above the vineyard, the large tent suited for two is the perfect short getaway for couples. Designed for you to switch off, unwind and enjoy your natural surroundings all you need is provided, a bed, books, board games (and wine). There are different packages to choose from, including dinner from The Boathouse and a breakfast hamper from the Three Mills Bakery. Or you can go simple and bring a romantic picnic dinner for two.


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Lunch Boat Ride

Hire out a GoBoat and enjoy Canberra by water. Pack a picnic lunch and steer the boat around Lake Burley Griffin for the ultimate day time date. We suggest stopping at Amici Wine Bar & Deli in the city beforehand and picking up a bottle of wine and one of their exceptional charcuterie boards.


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Sunset Drinks

Treat yourself to drinks at sunset at the Howling Moon’s romantic destination. Located on the rooftop of the Rex Hotel enjoy the stunning panoramic views of the city while enjoying cocktails and delectable sharing plates.

Couples Spa Day

Completely unwind and relax at Hale Spa’s couple package. Starting with a bath filled with a blend of scented moisturisers and aromatherapy oils, followed by a 45-minute massage and an express radiance facial. Then to conclude your treatment melt into the lounges with a complimentary sparkling and chocolates.

Explore a Winery  

 Take a scenic drive to Murrumbateman and explore Yarrh Wines winery and vineyard. Taste a selection of reds and whites at the bar or bring a picnic and enjoy a glass at the lawns. A food and wine flight is also available to book online for the ultimate wine tasting experience.

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Cosy Restaurant Date Night

Sometimes the simplest dates are the best ones, Bar Rochford is the perfect spot for that cosy date night. Enjoy fine food and wines as well as good jams as you nestle into their couches or booths. The vibes of the bar are exactly what you need for your romantic weekend date night.

Escape Room

If your bored and are in need of an activity put your relationship to the test at one of Canberra’s Escape Rooms. Unravel the mystery of a hidden room and solve inventive puzzles to escape in 60 minutes or less. Then if everything works out, later enjoy their Garden Party cocktail bar.


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Platinum Movie Night

Experience the ultimate movie night at Palace Cinemas and go Platinum. Enjoy the exclusive private bar and lounge and a boutique cinema with stylish décor. Choose from their carefully curated menu and drinks list and have it bought out to you at a time of your choosing during the movie. The luxurious fully reclining seats are complete with individual tables and footrests and all your needs are available at just a press of a button featured in your seat.


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Live Music and Drinks

Shake up the vibe of your usual date night and be taken back in time at Molly Bar and listen to Canberra’s finest jazz musicians and pianists. As you experience everything jazz has to offer indulge in classic cocktails and food.