The rocky terrain throws you some curve-balls — think water and sand traps, and a swinging pole, just to keep it interesting. Stop by the 19th hole before you leave. Need more golfing options? Try one of these courses. Bring back childhood memories with a game of bowling at Strike Wintergarden. This classic date always ensures fun will be had. Duck and weave your way around a replica airport, featuring a flight bridge, lounge and control tower. Scale to new heights Experience a whole new level of trust with your partner as you clamber your way up a wall at Urban Rock Climbing, Rocksports or Crank Indoor Climbing.
And best of all, no experience is necessary. Adventure sports at Riverlife Hire a couple of bicycles, rollerblades or scooters from Riverlife to experience the meandering Brisbane River all the way from Kangaroo Point to South Bank by following along the Clem Jones Promenade. Why not take your delicious treats to nearby New Farm Park for a riverside picnic, followed by a visit to the Brisbane Powerhouse to soak up the latest art exhibition.
A few bucks for baked goods 6. Laugh your head off A good giggle need not cost you an arm and a leg, so head to the Brisbane Powerhouse every Friday from 6pm for Knockoff — one hour of free comedy by a variety of local and national comedians. Stop by onsite Bar Alto for drinks with unspoilt river views to wrap up or kick start! Bust out a classic move Picnics will always be romantic for the guy or girl who appreciates a no-fuss date. Want to create the ultimate picnic experience?
Find out how here. As little or as much as you want! Put your foot to the pedal — check out this list of paths to get you going. Across the road at La Marcellaria, the seemingly never-ending list of gelato flavours may be a difficult choice, but no matter what you choose, expect greatness.
Get your hands on more Italian here. Looking for more ideas? Serious brunching in Paddington Locals of Paddo know a good brunch spot when they see it. Simply walk up and down Given and La Trobe Terraces for a plethora of options.
Middle Eastern-inspired Shouk for the baked eggs or roast pumpkin and haloumi with poached eggs, Paddington Deli and Epicerie for the signature gluten-free sweetcorn and coriander fritters, or Chocolate Orange for moreish homemade baked treats. Dating a film buff? Lucky for us, the awesome folks at Cineplex have kept prices low so you can continue to do the standard dinner and movies date on the cheap classic. How much pizza and pasta can you eat? With any drink purchased, from 5.
Mondays are your new favourite date night. Let the good times roll. Hit the trails If the sound of climbing mountains has you weak at the knees and not in a good way then try some of these walks and hikes near Brisbane. All you can eat in one street Yes, you read that right.
All of the food, in one handy location. Eat Street Markets have been going from strength to strength since opening at Northshore Hamilton in November A lakeside picnic is the order of the day, or hike through lush rainforests to discover cascading waterfalls. Not sure where to go next?
Why not give these day trip ideas a try. You could be beach bums one day and museum nerds the next — the choice is yours. Varies depending on the activity Find more galleries to get lost in here. Have car, will travel Escape to the country where the air is clearer and the grass is greener. Nothing tests the strength of a relationship more than a road trip. Head back to basics Camping trips are the ultimate way to get to know your other half.
Roll up the swag, pack the billy and pitch a tent at one of these spots for a weekend away to get in touch with nature. Extra cute and cuddly Get up close with the adorable koalas at the Daisy Hill Koala Centre, then head around the corner to the Chung Tian Temple for a walk around the gardens, temple, art gallery and tearoom. If you've seen one too many koalas, try these wildlife parks, zoos and farms instead. Swing by the restaurant for the iconic Swedish meatballs.
Get fishy Feel the salty air in your hair as you stroll hand-in-hand along the Manly foreshore. Pick up some fresh wrapped fish and chips and a few cheeky scallops from Barramundi Boys in Manly. Have a laugh while doing a great cardio workout. We know exercise releases endorphins, and endorphins make you happy, so get jumping.
Tourist Brisbane When was the last time you cruised down the river on a CityCat? Swing by Mister Fitz afterwards for an ice-cream sandwich. You spin me right round, baby Ride the Wheel of Brisbane. Bookworms Be the cute couple you know you are and buy each other a book from Avid Reader in West End. Get lost in your own little nook in the onsite cafe. Cover charges vary depending on the venue and artist playing You heard it on the grapevine Wine therapy at Grape Therapy is everything you need in life.
Offering nothing but the best wine, fine cheeses and artisan cold cut meats, discover your new favourite drop in the city or Fortitude Valley bars on your next date.
Bonus — takeaway options are available. More impressive date ideas.