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Newport Beach Rock Pool

Rated by 112 voters :

Splash! Try a summer swim at the Rock Pools... south end of Newport Beach. Careful of high tides and rough conditions, this is a rock pool built into the ocean  - sometimes it feels like a wash cycle!

Sydney Moonlight Cinema

Rated by 116 voters :

The Ford Fiesta Moonlight Cinema – every summer in the Botanic Gardens, snuggle up together under the stars to watch the latest summer blockbluster or an old romantic classic... Breakfast at Tiffany´s, anyone? See www.moonlight.com.au for the programme.

Government House

Rated by 129 voters :

Government House, located in the Domain and overlooking the Royal Botanic Gardens and Sydney Opera House, is the most sophisticated example of a Gothic Revival building in New South Wales. Admission is free.

Maltese Cafe

Rated by 135 voters :

Pastizzi... YUM!!! Check out the iconic Maltese Cafe... Crown Street, Darlinghurst. Great traditional pastizzi and coffee... sit in and enjoy or takeaway to a nearby quiet spot to indulge alone.

Bank and Kuletos in Newtown

Rated by 146 voters :

Order a martini, and two mysteriously appear... the famous 2 for 1 deal at Bank and Kuleto´s in Newtown on Thursday nights... save a buck while still treating your date to a classy night out!

Slip Inn

Rated by 110 voters :

Get your weekly meat fix with $9 Steak Night every Monday at The Slipp Inn (cnr King & Sussex St) – loud, brash pub vibe with chips on the side!

Pylon Lookout

Rated by 129 voters :

Check out the Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge. Now it may not be the Bridge-climb, but it won’t cost you $300! $19 will get you both in and up the 200 stairs to the lookout, where you can learn the history of the Bridge we all know so well.  Take your camera to capture the awesome view from 87 metres above the harbour!

Sydney Weekend Markets

Rated by 126 voters :

Browse the Weekend Markets... your choice of The Rocks, Paddington, Glebe, or Bondi markets where you will find designer and arty pieces, coffee and breakfast... all the ingredients for a perfect early morning date!

Art Gallery in the Domain

Rated by 125 voters :

Drink in some culture at Art After Hours at the Art Gallery NSW - romantic jazz music, educational talks and multimedia set the scene for a perfect (free!) night out!

Sydney Ferries

Rated by 123 voters :

By far the most fun form of PT ever! Take a Ferry Ride... There are heaps of places to go! Get a takeaway coffee and sit on the top deck with the wind in your hair. Sydney Ferries for more info.

Harrys Cafe De Wheels

Rated by 140 voters :

Take your date for a comfort food fix at Harry´s Cafe De Wheels in Woolloomooloo – A-ma-zing Pies and peas with a view to boot! Open early 8am and closes late... really late! We recommend the chicken and veggie one!

Botanical Gardens Picnic

Rated by 163 voters :

Spend a sunny day reading together with a picnic in the Botanical Gardens and enjoy the quintessential Sydney views of the harbour before you walk around the opera house...

Terry Hills Tavern Trivia

Rated by 141 voters :

Terry Hills Tavern Trivia. Enjoy Trivia every Tuesday at Terry Hills its free and you might learn more about your date than you thought!

Free Art Exhibition

Rated by 100 voters :

Check out the latest events held at church by the bridge in Kirribilli. www.cbtb.org.au Hang out in some of the great cafe's in the area as well.

Lighthouse Picnic

Rated by 132 voters :

Picnic together at one of Sydney’s historic lighthouses, where the surrounding parks are picturesque and the atmosphere is romantic.

Blacktown Ghost Tour

Rated by 178 voters :

Blacktown is full of mysteries... take the ghost tour from the historic St Bartholomew’s church on Saturday nights once a month. For $10 per person, have the wits scared out of you as locals recount stories from the old cemetery and the witness accounts of the troublesome ghost that haunts the church... Bookings through Blacktown City Council on 02 9839 6087.

Karaoke for Two

Rated by 102 voters :

A private karaoke room for two... what could be more fun than that? Go during happy hour for cheap karaoke which will leave you enough budget for a few drinks to get the confidence up... then serenade each other with the likes of Summer Nights, I Got You Babe and all the other cheesy duets you can find! www.echopoint.com.au

Learn to Dance

Rated by 112 voters :

Learn to Tango or Salsa at the Arthur Murray Dance Studios. Download the gift certificate from their website to get the first lesson free! Then you can shout your date a drink and some tapas once you’ve worked up an appetite! www.arthurmurray.com.au

Bodyboarding

Rated by 115 voters :

Borrow or hire a bodyboard and head to Bondi for some fun in the surf together!

Gazebo Garden Lawn Bowls

Rated by 104 voters :

Spend a lazy Sunday playing Bocce with your sweetie over $15 jugs of sangria at the Gazebo Wine Garden in Elizabeth Bay. Every Sunday from 4pm! www.gazebowinegarden.com.au

Bondi Baths

Rated by 119 voters :

Spend a lazy day together at the famous Bondi Baths. At only $5 each for entry, you’ll have enough left over for the Early Bird dinner special - Angus Rump steak with salad and chips at Icebergs Bistro afterwards! www.icebergs.com.au

Trivia at The Old Fitzroy

Rated by 138 voters :

Hilarious trivia every Wednesday at the Old Fitzroy Pub - and kick-arse $9 curry laksas to boot! www.oldfitzroy.com.au

Literary Events

Rated by 117 voters :

Get all literary with your sweetie at a Glee Books author event or book club meeting, then go and whisper sweet nothings to each other over a latte www.gleebooks.com.au/events

Perama Greek Restaurant

Rated by 108 voters :

Treat yourselves to an assortment of ouzomezedakia (little platters) at the very tasty Perama Greek restaurant in Petersham. Priced from $5.50 each, the menu has heaps to choose from and word has it that the cheese and spinach filo pie is to die for! www.perama.com.au

Crab Racing

Rated by 113 voters :

Every Wednesday from 8pm is Crab Racing night at the Friend in Hand pub in Glebe – take your date, place some bets and get CRABBY! www.friendinhand.com.au

Open Mic Poetry Readings

Rated by 107 voters :

Open mic poetry reading happens every Tuesday at the Friend in Hand pub at Glebe – write your sweetie a sonnet, haiku or a limerick and dedicate it to them... if you dare! www.friendinhand.com.au

Life Drawing Classes

Rated by 109 voters :

You don’t have to be an artist to try your hand at a life drawing class! Monday nights seems to be the ticket at the Arthouse Hotel (www.arthousehotel.com.au $3pp) and the Friend in Hand Pub (www.friendinhand.com.au $10pp) for an art class over a beer or a glass of wine.

Scenic Coogee to Bondi walk

Rated by 133 voters :

Take the beautiful and scenic Coogee to Bondi walk. Miles and miles of wildly beautiful coastal cliffs, bays, and breath-taking beaches. Linger at the Waverly Cemetery and stop by for ricotta pancakes at Jenny´s Cafe in Bronte. It´s a relaxing walk with plenty of opportunities for conversation, photo ops, and places to sit, rest, cuddle, and take in the view. You´ll want to do it again!

2009 Carols under the Bridge

Rated by 122 voters :

Sunday 20th December 2009 CAROLS UNDER THE BRIDGE, Bradfield Park Kirribilli. Pack a picnic and together enjoy the festive season under the Harbour Bridge. www.cbtb.org.au

Plough Park Romantic Picnic

Rated by 86 voters :

Head to woolies and buy 30 bucks worth of bbq meat, chips and dips. Bring your favourite wine from home and go to Harrow and Plough Park located in Western Sydney for a romantic picnic!

Stroll the Bay Run

Rated by 65 voters :

Take a nice stroll around the Bay Run. Grab a lovely cuppa at Birkenhead Point along the way.

Bavarian Beer Cafe

Rated by 80 voters :

Try a huge meal at Bavarian Beer Cafe in MANLY on the wharf. Great views and cheap meal Snitzel challenge tuesday its only $15.00 for the biggest meal you'll ever have. and they give you a free shot too for attempting to eat it. YUM

Kirribilli Art Exhibition

Rated by 55 voters :

Come with your sweetheart to 'I Heart Kirribilli Art Exhibition' Monday 22nd Oct - Friday 29th Oct, 2011; open 9am - 9pm. (Friday night has tasty desserts for sale). more info: www.iheartkirribilli.com

Chelsea Hotel

Rated by 77 voters :

Go to the classy "Chelsea Hotel" for a $8 quality rump steaks with your dream girl. Chat over the nice quality value meal and play a $2 pool? What a night.

Dragonboating

Rated by 72 voters :

Try Dragonboating in Sydney Harbour.See the city from water level doing a sport which is fun for guys and girls from 16 to 70. First three sessions are free. Gear all included in the session and lesson before you get out there amongst the glizty Sydney watercraft.

Art After Hour

Rated by 21 voters :

Art After Hours at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. There are loads of free film screenings, talks and musical performances as part of the program.

Fish and Chips at the Beach

Rated by 38 voters :

Fish and Chips at the Beach. Do the 4km Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk then have some tasty fish and chips. Make sure to time your beach walk just right to watch the sun set and then cuddle up.

Beach Romance

Rated by 22 voters :

The best date is taking your partner to a beach at night and lying down on the sand with cosy blankets on..snuggling, staring up at the stars and sharing earphones..listening to romantic songs.