Quirky Valentine’s Day Dates in Melbourne this year
Instead of the usual dinner and movie with some kinky sex afterward, try these quirky Valentine’s Day celebrations around Melbourne.
Valentine’s Day Coburg Drive-In Food Truck Festival & Movie
Food trucks are enjoying their time in the spotlight at the moment, with even the most seasoned foodies unable to resist a slider from their favourite food truck. A wholesome date night awaits at the Coburg Drive-In Cinema, which will screen new release flicks by night, after you enjoy a sunset dinner with food truck fare.
When: Feb 13th-14th, 2016
Where: Coburg Drive-In – 155 Newlands Road, Coburg North VIC
Valentine’s Day Under the Stars at Scienceworks
Celebrate the most romantic night of the year with a starry-eyed evening! Take your seat at the centre of the universe. Uncover the mysteries and mythologies written in the stars that have filled lovers with wonder and awe for thousands of years.
This special event includes:
– A complimentary glass of wine and cheese on arrival (cash bar available).
– Viewing of the Japanese full-dome film Musica: Why Is the Universe Beautiful? that explores the concept of beauty through common elements hidden in music and nature.
– An exclusive live dome presentation of Melbourne’s night sky, highlighting some ancient love stories from the celestial past.
-Outdoor stargazing through telescopes (weather permitting).
Booking essential as seats are limited.
When: Feb 14th, 2016 – Starts 7.30pm
Where: Melbourne Planetarium – 2 Booker Street, Melbourne, VIC
Valentine’s Day Cruise
There are few things more romantic than being with your significant other on a boat cruise and looking up to see the Melbourne skyline and starry sky above. By spending quality time together and simply enjoying each other’s company away from other pressures or distractions, a Valentine’s Day cruise can help you strengthen or rediscover your relationship. At Melbourne River Cruises, we offer Valentine’s lunch or dinner cruises for couples seeking a unique romantic and magical experience together. With over 30 years of experience, we’re sure we can give you everything you need for a perfect day.
At Melbourne River Cruises, our 3 hour Valentine’s Day cruises provide you and your significant other with high-quality service as well as great food and drinks to make your celebration a special and memorable occasion. We also offer a selection of entrées, main meals, desserts and beverages for you to choose from.
When: Feb 14th, 2016
Where: Departs from Southbank Promenade
Valentine’s Eve Train at Puffing Billy
Indulge in an intimate meal aboard a historic steam train on the eve of the most romantic day of the year. At Puffing Billy, Valentine’s Day comes a day early, and it is the perfect excuse to escape for a few hours into the Dandenong Ranges with your loved one!
The romantic evening begins at Puffing Billy’s Belgrave Station where our violinist will be performing on the platform from 6.30pm onwards. We encourage you to board the train no later than 7.10pm. All the ladies will receive a beautiful red rose!
You and your loved one will be seated on a table for two and enjoying a complimentary glass of wine, beer or soft drink as you journey through the forests and fern gullies to Lakeside Station.
When: Feb 13th, 2016 – From 6.30pm-10.30pm
Where: Departs from Puffing Billy’s Belgrave Station
Dinner at the Melbourne Aquarium
Impress your Valentine this year with a truly unique experience; enjoy a romantic night of underwater enchantment at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium this Valentine’s Day.
Choose from a stunning array of intimate and memorable locations including the premium Fish Bowl surrounded by sharks and rays, Antarctica, home to the majestic King and cheeky Gentoo penguins, and the Coral Atoll, featuring some of the most magnificent tropical animals in the world. Soft lighting and music adds to the romance of your intimate four-course dinner, which features an exclusive Valentine’s Day menu, including unlimited beer, wine, sparking wine, soft drink, juice and mineral water.
Please note that guests are only able to view the marine exhibits within their allocated dining room.
Don’t miss your chance to experience Valentine’s Day with your special someone with a dinner event they will never forget.
When: Feb 14th, 2016 from 7pm-11pm
Where: Melbourne Sea Life Aquarium
Fly to the Antarctic
Have a spare few thousand dollars? What could be more romantic than spending the day in a plane above Antarctica?
On the 14th of February, Antarctica Flights are running a day tour to see the world’s loneliest continent from above. Flights depart from and return to Melbourne, and prices start from $1,199 per person for economy tickets.
Depart Melbourne for the world’s most unique day tour as we fly you over the world’s highest, driest and coldest continent. Forget rough seas and expensive ships – this is the way to see Antarctica.
When: Feb 14th, 2016 – Check in at 7.15am and Departs at 8am
Where: Domestic Terminal – Melbourne Airport