Romantic things to do in Sydney

Thinking of holidaying with your beloved?  The good news is, there are many romantic things to do in Sydney. You can simply spend some time with your better half, or plan something special, scoring you major points. Romance is all about who you are with, the environment, and the atmosphere. You bring the person, and Sydney has the rest in spades. Whoever you romance, here are some romantic activities you can consider when visiting Sydney.

Hunter Valley Scenic Wine and Dine Day Tour
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Mount View in the Hunter Valley via Mount View website

Calling the wine lovers! If you are a wino and after romantic things to do in Sydney, Hunter Valley is the place for you. This tour picks you up from your hotel in the morning and takes you to Australia’s most well-known vineyard region, Hunter Valley. Keeping in mind that it is always five o’clock somewhere, you will be ushered straight into two boutique Cellar doors for wine tastings and more. Explore their vineyards and luxuriate in the rolling hills and luscious plants. Imagine sipping a glass with that special someone and looking out into the beautiful scenery.

Lunch will be at Cypress Lakes, a cafe in the heart of the Hunter Valley Garden Village. After which, you will be free to wander about and take advantage of the Village’s warm hospitality. Not to mention artisan products such as premium cheeses and chocolates. Stop by the HunterValley Cheese Factory for a short course in cheesemaking and a delectable tasting. End the afternoon with a visit to just one more cellar door for some more of the good stuff. All good things must however come to an end, but not before you are ferried back to your accommodation in Sydney.

Fees: Book this Hunter Valley Scenic Wine and Dine Day Tour for AUD $175 per person.

Blue Mountains Sunset and Wilderness Tour
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Lookout along the trail via Wildlife Tours Australia website

Are you ready to gear up and lace up? Take your special someone on a hiking tour with the most spectacular views making it one of the most athletic romantic things to do in Sydney. Imagine experiencing the sunset at the Blue Mountains. Standing there as the the last rays of light peek through the trees, bodies flooded with endorphins from the good hike.

That’s not all, you will also get to enjoy the majestic Wentworth Falls amidst guided bush walks. As well as gazing out at the iconic Three Sisters, and even meet some true blue Australian wildlife! Furthermore, you will get an opportunity to explore the local town and fuel up. If you are looking for romance with unparalleled views and are a keen hiker, this Blue Mountain Sunset and Wilderness Tour is not to be missed.

Fees: You can enjoy the must-see Blue Mountains sunset for AUD $155 per person.

Taronga Zoo Roar and Snore
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Turn up the romance at Roar and Snore via Taronga Zoo Sydney Facebook page

It is no secret that Taronga Zoo has the most sought after real estate in Sydney. Located right at the river bank in Mosman, the zoo looks on directly at the Sydney Opera House and iconic Harbour Bridge. Coincidentally, or not, the Roar and Snore glamping site sits right at that bank, allowing campers to sleep and wake to the magnificent Sydney city skyline.

As an additional treat to all you animal lovers, Roar and Snore is more than just a glamping experience. Soon after you arrive, you will taken on a twilight walk through the zoo to the campground for canapés and drinks. Next, you’ll be treated to a buffet dinner before setting off on a night safari, meeting the nocturnal residents of the zoo. The next morning, bright and early, will find you behind the scenes, watching animals get fed. Followed by a lovely breakfast and your second behind the scenes experience before the day is over.

This event is sure to impress so remember to book early as spaces get snapped up quick.

Fees: Spend the night glamping in Taronga Zoo for AUD $305 per person (two or more pax).

Hunter Valley Hot Air Balloon Experience
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Sunrise midflight over the Hunter region via Balloon Aloft website

You can always count on the sunrise or the sunset to up the romance factor. Consequently, one of the more romantic things to do in Sydney would be floating high in the sky, watching the giant orange orb brighten up the pre-dawn darkness.

Arrive bright and early, while most are still asleep, to a delicious hot breakfast. Once you are sufficiently fed and awake, witness the hot air balloon inflate and prepare for flight. Next, step inside the basket and soar over 600 meters into the brisk morning air.Keep your eyes open to appreciate the glorious scenery of vineyards and countryside towns. Spend an enjoyable hour in flight magic then finally work as a team with your balloon mates to deflate and pack the vessel. Alternatively, fill your memory with photos of the event.

Which ever your choice, you’ll definitely have some lasting memories of the flight.

Fees: Get flying at the break of dawn from AUD $289 per person.

Sydney Seaplane Tour
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Sightsee from the sky via Sydney Seaplanes website

Hop into a seaplane for an unforgettable sightseeing trip with your chosen one. Embark on the flight from Rose Bay Terminal and soar over the iconic Sydney Harbour. Heading on through to Bondi Beach and then back over the celebrity mansions before landing at Rose Bay again.

Choose between a fifteen or thirty minute flight and cosy up for the more over-the-top romantic things to do in Sydney. Not only do you get to fly in a seaplane, you’ll be getting rare and magnificent views of the gorgeous Sydney.

Fees: Take a flight around Sydney Harbour from AUD $230 per person.

Oyster Tasting dining and farm tour
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Enjoy oysters in the lease via Sydney Oyster Tours website

It is widely assumed that oysters are an aphrodisiac. Whether or not this food makes you hot and bothered, you cannot deny the romantic connotations surrounding it. This is why this oyster tasting and tour is just one of the more romantic things to do in Sydney. Forget the traditional steak and seafood dinner, fresh oysters from the very water you’re standing in, is the way to go.

The Immerse Yourself tour takes you out by boat to the oyster farm leases where you’ll slip into attractive (to each his own) waders. The oysters farmers will then lead you to the newest oyster lease where in-water dining tables are set up for your dining pleasure. Imagine eating the oysters from the very waters you are dining in.

Take delight in the freshest shell fish, the farming experience, and the romance of consuming farm to plate.

Fees: Immerse Yourself in the charm of oyster farming for AUD $195 per person.

Infinity Dining at Sydney Tower
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Romantic dinner with a view via Infinity and Sydney Tower Facebook Page

Here’s one for the urbanites: dining at the Infinity Restaurant in Sydney Tower. Every meal at Infinity is an event in itself as the restaurant revolves within the tower, giving you 360 degree views of the city skyline. Headed French Chef Guillaume Gritteret, Infinity serves the most delicate French cuisine made from the freshest produce.

Choosing to dine there for lunch or dinner, you will be treated to one of the best views own Sydney, eighty-one levels above ground. Peer out at the Blue Mountains in the distance or check out a bird’s eye view of the harbour, you’ll be bowled over by the incredible sights. Dining at the Infinity might just be one of the most romantic things to do in Sydney.

Fees: You can enjoy a three-course meal at the Infinity from AUD $80.

Sunset Dinner Cruise
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Cocktails on the Deck via Captain Cook Cruises website

Sydney Harbour is one of the most picturesque harbours in the world. Accordingly, watching the sun set over the water turning the landscape a beautiful burnt orange, is a sight not to be missed. You’ll want to catch the lights flicker on in the twilight as well, as the entire outlook changes into a twinkling wonderland. A perfect way to capture this moment would be on a cruise around the harbour, while dining on a premium menu and cocktails.

Captain Cook’s Sunset Dinner Cruise is definitely on the list of romantic things to do in Sydney. You can choose to gaze at each other, or take in the spectacular harbour while dining by expansive windows in the ship’s upper deck. Join the cruise on the weekends and enjoy live music throughout. The entire journey will take you on a sightseeing tour of the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Luna Park, Fort Denison, and more.

If you need to make plans for a special dinner, consider the Sunset Dinner Cruise and make it truly unforgettable.

Fees: Enjoy the harbour and the sunset for AUD $99 per person.

While there are countless other romantic activities Sydney has to offer, there is something for everyone on this list and no matter which you choose, you will be in for a memorable time with your special other.