In Sydney there is plenty to do and see; with excitement all around, beautiful views and a never ending list of attractions, events and activities. With everything that Sydney has to offer, it may be overwhelming to try and find the best things to do with that special someone. To help, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 romantic things to do in Sydney!
1. Dine on Sydney Harbour
Watch the sunset aboard a luxury motor yacht or a majestic Tall Ship in Sydney Harbour as you sip champagne and enjoy a gourmet meal.
2. Take in a show at the Sydney Opera House
Don’t just take a photo! Surprise your loved one with tickets to the latest show at the Sydney Opera House. It’s not all opera you know…
3. Dinner with a view
There’s no end to the fine dining you can enjoy in Sydney. Explore the award-winning restaurants in Sydney’s historic Rocks area, Darling Harbour or Woolloomooloo Wharf.
4. Cocktails from on high
Try the sophisticated Blu Bar at 36 Levels Above Sydney for extensive panoramas; the Opera Bar for alfresco drinking near the Sydney Opera House and Café Sydney on the fifth floor of Customs House in Circular Quay.
5. A room with a view
If your wallet can take a hit for the sake of romance, book a night in a Sydney Harbour-facing room. Top hotels include Four Seasons, Shangri-La, Intercontinental and Quay Grand.
6. Find a secluded harbour picnic spot
Grab some picnic goodies and a bottle of wine and find a spot to call your own. Little Manly Beach, Watsons Bay and Nielsen Park are a good place to start.
7. Explore the trails of Sydney National Park
A little further a field; the trails, ocean beaches and freshwater lagoons of Sydney’s closest park are ideal for nature-loving romantics.
8. Wine Tasting in the Hunter Valley
Explore Australia’s oldest wine growing region and get tipsy with your sweetheart on a wine tasting tour of this beautiful area just two hours northwest of Sydney.
9. Cuddle up in Katoomba or Blackheath
Enjoy an overnight stay in the Blue Mountains, only 90 minutes from Sydney. Visit the Three Sisters, Wentworth Falls and the Scenic Skywalk before retiring to your cozy couples retreat.
10. Sydney hot air balloon or plane ride
What can be more romantic than taking in the city’s landmarks from above with your favorite squeeze? Champagne anyone? Check out these Sydney Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours.
Learn more in our Sydney Insider’s Guide