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Creative Date Ideas In Sydney

Impress your beau with these top day date ideas

28 Feb 2019 12:06:18

Creative Date Ideas In Sydney

Take the romantic reigns and make some heartfelt plans to spend quality, loved-up time with your beau. To dodge the ‘been there, done that,’ date rut, we’ve got a couple of awesome ideas that are guaranteed to sweep your darling off their feet.


Animal Lovers

Everyone loves animals, so it makes sense to take your date on a casual yet cute outing to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo in the heart of Darling Harbour. Get all doe-eyed about the Koalas, snuggle up close to watch the Kangaroos and marvel at the size of the massive croc. Up your game with an exclusive experience; help prepare, and feed Rocky, the 4.2-metre Saltwater Croc, his lunch, share a buffet breakfast with the Koalas or get up close for a couple’s photo with a Koala Encounter.


If you want to spend some extra time with your beau, take advantage of a multi-attraction pass, starting from $50. This handy pass gets you into two attractions, so you can visit WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, then tack on a trip to any of the nearby attractions including Sydney Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds Sydney or SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.


Big Bouncy Kangaroo Facts

Before you meet your date, take a minute to clue yourself up on some Kangaroo facts. You can pull these tidbits out for some conversation starters or show off:

  • In one hop, a Kangaroo can clear up to 8 metres and jump 1.8 metres high
  • Covering great distances, a Kangaroo can reach speeds of up to 60 km/h
  • Kangaroos live in ‘mobs’ made up mainly of females and their joeys
  • While Kangaroos are Australia’s largest living marsupials, they’re only about the size of a jelly bean when they’re born
  • Male kangaroos can weigh up to twice as much as females, usually with more developed chests and forearms
  • Fossils show several species of kangaroo once roamed Australia, including a 2-metre tall giant
  • A baby kangaroo is called a joey, and mothers carry them around in their pouch


Passionate About Penguins

Let’s face it – Penguins are adorable, and it’s not just because they look like they’ve put on a tuxedo for the occasion. If you want to make a lasting impression, take your date to SEA LIFE Sydney and bond over all things water-related. While you’re there – treat the apple of your eye to The Penguin Passport. This unique experience allows you out on on the ice with our sub-Antarctic penguin colony. Suited up in snow gear, venture into an icy world to see the penguin food preparation area, observe enrichment activities and watch King and Gentoo penguins waddle by.


Madame Tussauds

If it’s fun you’re after, Madame Tussauds should be number one on your itinerary. Filled with celebrity wax figures, there’s a laugh, a photo opportunity and a story to share around every corner. This awesome interactive fame experience lets you get up close and personal with the ‘untouchables,’ while you bond over how your Mum still loves Kylie Minogue and pose with the muscle king, Chris Hemsworth. You can also put yourselves on a customised cover of Cosmopolitan magazine for a keepsake. And remember, if your date isn’t rocking your world, you can always hang out with Ryan Gosling instead.


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Adult From (CHILD $26.40)
  • Price includes a Digi Photo Pass giving you unlimited digital photos – valued at $26 (excludes Koala Photo experience)!
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Full Price


Per Adult (Child $40)
  • Price includes a Digi Photo pass giving you Unlimited Digital Photos (excludes Koala Photo experience)!
  • You are required to book a date & timeslot before your visit
  • Visit your other attraction within 30 days