Romance in Sydney? Sydney is without a doubt one of the most lovable cities in the entire world. Besides having the most spring-like temperature all winter round, people have been visiting Sydney to tie the knot ever since the discovery of the continent. But not just tourists, locals are well aware of how romantic and dazzling Sydney can be, especially if you want to find an eligible spot for a proposal or have your wedding. Whether you live in Sydney or just passing through, here are some of the romantic places to help your love blossom.
1. Hit the dazzling beach
Beaches are surely an unmissable romantic spot. As Sydney is generally a very bustling and cosmopolitan place, going to some of its beaches would enable romantic couples to maximally unwind. You could whisper sweet nothings, exchange juicy messages, and simply enjoy each other’s company to the fullest. Spend quality time together and bond by engaging in various adventure activities by visiting Shark Beach, Manly Beach, or Shelly Beach and go snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing, or paragliding. Don’t forget to bring a blanket and have a lovely picnic date.
2. Unwind at a beautiful park with a view
Sydney is also a number one place for weddings, and besides having your dream wedding at a beach, most couple chooses to go to some of Sydney’s most beautiful parks that have breathtaking views of the city. Some of the best spots are the Botanic Gardens, Observatory Hill, Robertson Park, and Cremorne Point. Besides going to those places to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, you could take the chance to get down on one knee and propose. And if you are nearby Willoughby Park you might as well check out the beautiful wedding venue in Sydney and have the ceremony near the place that bonds you. Perfection!
3. Go on a breezy Harbour Cruise
Even though it might sound like a cliché, taking a cruise around the beautiful Sydney Harbour is utterly romantic. Opt to go on this romantic experience by night as you would be able to see all the city’s marvels in glorious colors, plus it’s breezy and more comfortable than a daily cruise. Perfect for romance on so many levels. Firstly, you would be able to enjoy the mesmerizing views of Sydney Harbour, then you could also have a delicious and rather inexpensive dinner on board while marveling at the city lights.
4. Enliven your senses at Sydney’s Chinatown
Instead of going to a crowded and steamy club, opt for something far more fanciful but romantic. For a perfect night out, take your date to the famous Friday Nigh Market in Chinatown. Besides tasting mouthwatering Asian street food, you could wander around and explore the bright lights and marvel at all the gems the Market has to offer. Get one another invigorating scents, explore the culture, blend in with the crows, and take in all the energy they are channeling. A date to Sydney’s Chinatown is a bustling way to see the city’s vivacious side, and have a nice dinner for a reasonable price.
5. Have a blast at Luna Park
Thrill-seeking couples can take a stroll down to Sydney’s most cherished amusement park and have an awesome time. There are a plethora of activities for couples there. You could jump in on some fun ride such as the iconic Ferris wheel or the Wild Mouse rollercoaster, and get ready to hold hands tightly along the crazy ride. What makes Luna Park a perfect romantic destination is the fact that amazingly enjoyable, and when you’ve done with all the fun you can go round to corner to the delightful Lavender Bay garden for a charming view of the Harbour. Make it a serene way to end the night.
6. Escape to Hunter Valley
Not far from the city’s center is the sensual Hunter Region renowned for exquisite wines and top-notch vineyards. For an unforgettable weekend, you only need a short drive outside Sydney to the splendid Hunter Valley. There you could go on an enticing hot air balloon ride where you can see the sunrise along with the lavishing valley’s surroundings, rolling green hills, and picturesque vineyards. Stroll around the vineyards, try wine tasting, and lavish your weekend with an abundance of exquisite food.
7. Explore Taronga Zoo together
Sydney has so much to offer for a couple, but instead of a classical night out, check out the awesome Taronga Zoo together and get ready for “cuteness overload”. Taronga Zoo has some o the most scenic views over the iconic Sydney Harbor, but also a heck load of cute animals and rare species that will make you fall over one another once again. As a keen animal lover, you would be wowed to see all the amazing native wildlife animals and other rare animals, but as a couple you could stroll around the 28-hectare grounds holding hands, soaking up the sun, listening to birds chirping and simply enjoying each others’ company.
It’s hard to narrow down a list of the most romantic places in Sydney because there are just so many of them. These top seven places are truly unique in many ways so all lovers ought to visit them.