7 Top Spots for a Romantic Getaway

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Romantic getaway: A lovers’ guide to a day in Canberra

LOOKING to whisk your partner away for a romantic night in Australia’s capital city, Canberra?

Whether you’re new to Canberra or just looking for something different, this guide will help you plan the perfect date.

From dinner and drinks to theatre and attractions, we’ve got you covered.

So check out our recommendations and get ready to enjoy a night you’ll never forget!

1. Watch the sunrise from a hot air balloon

Marvel at breathtaking views of the city and surrounding mountains as you watch the sunrise from a hot air balloon.

Taking off at dawn, drift gently with the wind above Canberra’s unique city design from the air with the award-winning Balloon Aloft.

Optional five-star buffet breakfast and champagne toast are available following the flight.



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2. Tour a vineyard with stunning views

Don your walking shoes and get lost among the grapevines at Mount Majura Vineyard.

The winery, located a short drive from Canberra’s CBD, offers guided tours where you can learn about the site, and viticulture, and take in stunning views from the top of the hill.

Wander back down to the cellar door for a tasting of their award-winning Pinot Gris and other delicious varieties.

3. The perfect place for a picnic

Roll out the picnic blanket for lunch with a view on carefully cultivated lawns at the National Arboretum Canberra.

Enjoy spectacular views of the city before exploring a mosaic of living forests and gardens with more than 44,000 rare and endangered trees across the site.

4. Explore Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

For couples who enjoy exploring, you can also head to Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve for a walk or hike.

Spot a myriad of native and endangered wildlife as you roam the forest, such as the Bush-Tailed Rock Wallaby.

5. Italian and Sons: the perfect date on romantic getaways

Cosy up for a hearty meal at one of Canberra’s award-winning restaurants, Italian and Sons.

Start off with a drink in the venue’s sleek wine bar at the back, before settling into the restaurant for a wood-fired pizza or traditional house-made pasta.

6. Nightcap lovers rejoice!

Top off the evening with a nightcap at Tipsy Bull.

The cosy, yet sophisticated establishment offers more than 300 gin varieties served deconstructed with botanicals and tonics tailored to your selection.

7. Sleep in luxury

Sleep in five-star luxury at Canberra’s award-winning Hyatt Hotel.

The popular wedding venue is oozing with heritage style and comfort with package deals available for loved-up couples and breakfast included.

Celebrate Romance in Canberra

So, if you’re looking for a romantic getaway, Canberra is the place to be.

With its stunning natural scenery and wealth of luxurious accommodation options, you’re sure to find everything you need to make your special night unforgettable.

Why not book a hot air balloon ride, visit the vineyards, enjoy a picnic, take a trek in one of the nature reserves, or explore some of the city’s best restaurants?

Whatever you choose, we guarantee that Canberra will exceed your expectations.

Book your trip today!




Romantic Getaway - woman drinking wine

Romantic Getaway in Canberra.

***Content courtesy of VisitCanberra***


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