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Ten Pin Bowling

Rated by 305 voters :

Ten Pin Bowling is silly, fun and can even be sexy!

Picnic Basket

Rated by 303 voters :

Pack a picnic basket with yummy deli treats and a bottle of wine. Find a secluded park, spread out a blanket and laze around together...

The Bookshop Date

Rated by 292 voters :

The Bookshop Date! Take your date to the nearest cafe-bookstore and send them on a mission to find their five favourite books.

You do the same. Sit down over coffee and cake and tell each other about the books and why they are important to you. Read them your favourite excerpts and vice versa.

Swimming Pool

Rated by 235 voters :

Pack your bathers and beach towels and go to the local swimming pool for the day. Splash!

Breakfast Date

Rated by 261 voters :

Have a Sunday morning breakfast together with the Sunday papers. Find a well-reviewed restaurant - breakfast will be within budget even if it does have "hats" or "stars"!

Rowboat Date

Rated by 395 voters :

Rent a rowboat and take it out on the lake/river together for a lazy afternoon on the water.

The Shopping Date

Rated by 254 voters :

Take your lovebird shopping with you and buy them something for $30 that you think they look great in - think underwear, accessories or a cool top. Have fun making them try on things that push their comfort circle!

Rollerblading Date

Rated by 302 voters :

Rent a couple of pairs of rollerblades and hit the road or the beach esplanade together!

Roller-Rink Date

Rated by 256 voters :

Find a roller-rink and spend the day on old-fashioned rollerskates. Learn to hold hands and spin, just like the movies!

Whipped Cream Fight!

Rated by 345 voters :

Have a whipped cream fight!

Each person gets two cans. Head outside to a park where you can get strategic and hide behind trees/bushes. Wear old clothes!

The Museum Date

Rated by 297 voters :

Tour a museum together and soak up the history!

The Markets

Rated by 263 voters :

Go to the markets together and shop for picnic food - find new things to try! Then head to a nearby park and laze around for the afternoon.

Icecream Date

Rated by 238 voters :

Buy an icecream or a takeaway coffee and make the most of some beautiful scenery! Think beaches, mountains, nature walks...

The Zoo Date

Rated by 301 voters :

Go to the zoo! It will be a lovely day out together, adults rarely go alone without kids!

Build Sandcastles

Rated by 278 voters :

Head for the beach or a sandpit and build sandcastles and sand-sculptures together! Get a bit messy, have a competition and ask passers-by to vote on their favourite!

Bicycle Ride

Rated by 266 voters :

Go for a leisurely bicycle ride together! Take your own, or borrow or hire some. Head for somewhere that has a bike path set aside from the road (the beach or the country is usually a good choice) and enjoy some fresh air and beautiful scenery.

Nature Walk

Rated by 282 voters :

Head for a nature walk in a National Park area, take a picnic and soak up the majesty of nature together!

The Aquarium Date

Rated by 291 voters :

Get acquainted with life under the sea at an aquarium.

Flea Market Date

Rated by 252 voters :

Browse for bargains at a flea market!

Farmers Market

Rated by 271 voters :

Find a local farmers market and go to enjoy some great homegrown produce! Buy yourselves lunch or ingredients for dinner and splurge on a bunch of flowers for your date!


Rated by 228 voters :

Go op-shopping together and pick out outfits for each other! You can actually find some good stuff if you look hard enough. If good stuff is eluding you, resort to silly things or even some fantasty character outfits... Hel-lo Nurse!

Garage Sale

Rated by 254 voters :

Pick up the Saturday morning paper and some takeaway coffees and map out a garage sale route to follow for the day! See what treasures you can seek out for your $30 budget!

Humanitarian - Litter Removal

Rated by 330 voters :

Litter Removal! Find a park or area that could use some attention and spend time cleaning it up. Relax and enjoy a coffee or ice cream in your clean space once you have finished!

The Sunrise Date

Rated by 357 voters :

How often do you enjoy a sunrise together?! Wake your date up early and find a beautiful lookout to enjoy a sunrise. Stop by a bakery on the way home and pick up breakfast still warm from the oven!

Build-a-Bear Workshop

Rated by 336 voters :

Find a Build-a-Bear Workshop - make a "love child bear" that has a combination of both your traits... Your cute dress sense, your partners eye-glasses...

Beauty Treatment

Rated by 249 voters :

Treat your partner to a beauty treatment at the local beauty school - training colleges offer really good rates on their treatments!

Play Tennis

Rated by 263 voters :

Take some tennis racquets and balls to a nearby court and have a hit together. Do not play serious tennis... Go out there and have some fun.

Meet for a Jog

Rated by 308 voters :

Meet for a jog in a scenic park, get sweaty and take it from there.

Street Performers

Rated by 272 voters :

Take a walk around the downtown/shopping district of a coastal city. See the sites and street performers. Buy sandwiches, or what you fancy, and have dinner on the beach while watching the sunset.

Explore a Historic Town

Rated by 277 voters :

Take a roadtrip to a nearby historic town and explore the history of its museums and landmarks.

Get Lost in a Hedge Haze

Rated by 262 voters :

Find a hedge maze and get lost together!

Bicycle made for Two

Rated by 276 voters :

Rent a bicycle made for two and cruise for the day.

Wine Tasting

Rated by 254 voters :

Hit up a local winery and do a wine tasting. Even better, dress over the top and use a snobby accent.

Public Transport Date

Rated by 247 voters :

Spend a day or evening riding public transport around your city - My partner and I did this on the city ferrys and loved going up and down the river, add an icecream for a great time out and about for less than $10!

Make Jewelery

Rated by 281 voters :

Find local bead shop and try to make jewelery together. If you´re cute together, owners or workers will give you a discount.

Sand Castle

Rated by 272 voters :

Buy a bucket, some shovels, and any other supplies you might need, and go build a sand castle on the beach. Take pictures.

Sprinkler Date

Rated by 217 voters :

On a hot summer afternoon, get into your swimming gear, hook up a sprinkler to a hose and play under the water. When finished, make sure to indulge in a childhood memory and each an icy-pole

Fly a Kite

Rated by 273 voters :

Go fly a kite! Seriously! On a windy day, pick up some kite flying kits, decorate your kites together, and send them into the clouds!

Watch a Trial in Progress

Rated by 391 voters :

Go to your city court and listen watch a trial in progress... afterwards discuss the trial over a cup of coffee and a bite to eat!

Open Plan Zoo

Rated by 260 voters :

Spend a whole day together at the zoo walking around watching animals do what they do. If you can, find an open plan zoo (A zoo without cages). (Monarto, Western Plains, Werribee). After the date you will be smelly, so best to shower together with organic soap. If it goes well, try make it to Africa and support the needy.

Make a Kite

Rated by 143 voters :

Make a kite and then go fly it. There are lots of online instructions, but if you feel like being adventurous, try going at it on your own! Watch out for trees and power lines!

Shutter Bug

Rated by 99 voters :

Walk around town taking pictures every hour on the hour. It will inspire you to keep the pictures interesting by exploring your surroundings.

Collingwood Children's Farm

Rated by 7 voters :

Collingwood Childrens' Farm. Great fun for grown ups, not just kids! $8 entry for adults. Also contains a cafe that does great breakfast and coffee. Open every day 9-5.

City Walks

Rated by 57 voters :

Go downtown during the winter to walk around and see the city. Whenever it gets too cold for you and your date, duck into whatever antique shop, cafe or other miscellaneous store you're closest to and warm up before venturing out again. And of course always take a camera.

Batting Cage

Rated by 64 voters :

Go to the batting cages and make it a competition! Winner has to plan the next date - loser buys dinner!

EARL Canteen Lunch Date

Rated by 6 voters :

Make a CBD lunch at EARL Canteen - the superstar of city sandwiches offers a mouth-watering selection of amazing tastes including crispy skin free range pork belly with apple and fennel coleslaw or roast field mushroom with goat's curd and chestnuts. Yu-um.

Breakfast @ Pearl Cafe

Rated by 7 voters :

Indulge in a two course breakfast at Pearl Cafe on Church Street Richmond (We recommend sharing the breakfast pizza and then the brioche chocolate french toast for an indulgent start to the day!) and then take some time to meander into all the high end designer stores and furnish your dream home, or get inspiration for your current one.

Getty Museum

Rated by 5 voters :

Go to the Getty Museum. There's so much to do in one day and lots of spots for a little bit of romantic PDA.