Date Crate

Activity Dates, Cheap Dates, Date Nights, Geelong, Melbourne, Sydney

Up until now we have only reviewed date ideas that you can go to, but Date Crate is the first date idea that will come to you. For less than the cost of an average dinner for two, you can have a unique date experience delivered to your door. Because all the planning is done for you, Date Crate is the only example of a date idea we can think of where no one on the date has any idea or responsibility to decide where the night will lead. Date Crate shows that a night in, doesn’t need to be a night in vain.

Gelato Messina

Cheap Dates, First Dates, Group Dates, Melbourne, Sydney

Going for ice cream is up there with going to the movies and getting coffee in the typical date idea hall of fame. But this isn’t typicaldateideas.com.au, so why would we need to suggest getting ice cream then? Don’t get us wrong going for ice cream is a great date idea, but why not aim higher and get the best gelato in Australia? According to the Good Food Guide you’ll get this at  Gelato Messina.

Fonda

Cheap Dates, Date Nights, First Dates, Melbourne

Can’t decide whether to go out for a fun, cheap meal or to a top quality restaurant for your next date night in Melbourne? Why not have both (¿por qué no los dos?) *Cue mariachi music* Fonda does mexican street food and it does it very well. They focus on food that is fresh and meant to be shared, so find someone to share it with and awake your love life from its siesta. 

Melbourne Picnics

Activity Dates, Fancy Dates, Group Dates, Melbourne

Chances are if you’ve ever been in a relationship for any reasonable amount of time you’ve been on at least one picnic. It is a truly classic date idea. However you’ve probably never been on a picnic as stunning as the one Melbourne Picnics serve up! Every aspect of the picnic; from the food, the location and the set up is styled in a way that encourages a fun and memorable date. The best bit is that everything is done for you, so no more cutting up carrots into little sticks or lugging around picnic baskets! All of this is perfect for surprises, anniversaries and engagements especially! This is because until you arrive at the picnic, your partner will have no idea anything special is going on. You just book a time and arrive at your designated snacking and relaxing wonderland in Fitzroy Gardens, East Melbourne.

IceBar Melbourne

Activity Dates, Date Nights, First Dates, Group Dates, Melbourne

*September Offers!*

  • Kidz go free (15th September – 15th October) free childs entry (up to the age of 18) with every full price adult entry
  • Melbourne Cup (29th October – 5th November) 20% off all entry packages *customers must show their Melbourne Cup ticket
  • Free entry when customers wear Halloween costume (27th – 29th October)
  • Senior citizens (all of October) 20% off all entry packages *customers must show their seniors card

Are you looking for an idea to break the ice on your next date? Well IceBar Melbourne is the perfect date idea to make that happen! This place is such a unique setting as it is the only ice bar in Australia. These surroundings will easily spark free-flowing conversation and create fun memories. Plus if you can’t get a cuddle from your date at -10°C, it’s probably never going to happen.

Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden

Sydney

Surprise your special someone with a visit to Sydney’s hidden treasure. Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden which is located behind Luna Park in Lavender Bay. This gem, hidden in plain sight is a peaceful landmark and is the perfect spot to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is also the perfect destination for adventurers and memories to be created and since it is free entry the price is certainly right.

Circus Oz- TWENTYSIXTEEN

Activity Dates, Date Nights, First Dates, Melbourne

We live in the age of youtube so it is easy to believe you have seen and done everything. This becomes an even bigger problem when you have to plan an exciting date night for someone who believes the same. If this is your problem, Circus Oz have the solution with their brand new show TWENTYSIXTEEN. Created in 2016, touring through 2016, this is a show from now, for now.   

Skyline Drive-In Blacktown

Sydney

Ever watch Grease and wish you could blast into the past and spend the night at a big retro drive-in cinema or grab a burger and shake in a retro diner?
These days it is hard to find a drive-in cinema around Sydney. However Western Sydney’s Blacktown Skyline Drive-in has provided great sound and film quality for over 50 years and continue to be a great experience.