The Best Valentines Day Ideas To Do In Melbourne

Help make this Valentine’s Day memorable by organising a fabulous experience in Melbourne. 

There’s always something interesting happening in Melbourne and for Valentine’s Day 2023, there are many ways you can make this day unforgettable. 

And if you’re looking for romantic ideas you have come to the right place. Take a look at our suggestions and organise a brilliant day your partner will cherish. 

Valentine’s Day ideas to do in Melbourne

From experiences in the air to under the sea, there are many ways you and your partner can make this Valentine’s Day memorable by exploring Melbourne streets. With lots of options to choose from, there’s a little something for everyone. Take a look at our top Valentine’s Day ideas for Melbourne and see if there’s anything that stands out to you. 

Picnic at the Royal Botanic Gardens

Soak in the warm summer day by going to one of the loveliest areas in Melbourne. The Royal Botanic Gardens is home to many beautiful areas that will take your breath away. Stroll through Fern Gully and head to the Ornamental Lake for prime duckling viewing as you munch on your favourite nibbles. The only thing you need to remember is to pack a picnic blanket. See what picnic options you want to include and organise the perfect day for you and your partner. 

Candlelight Concert at Federation Square

Candlelight Concert at Federation Square

At Fed Square, you and your partner can enjoy a soulful serenade of live music by candlelight. This fantastic event starts at 8 pm and continues until late in the evening. It’s a romantic setting that will help make Valentine's Day memorable. A stage will be set up and surrounded by thousands of twinkling lights. With classic romantic music playing throughout the night, this fantastic event will leave a lasting impression we know your loved ones will enjoy. 

A helicopter ride across Melbourne 

Take to the skies this Valentine's Day by organising a Helicopter ride across Melbourne. At Mile High Australia, they offer sky tours throughout Victoria, and this Valentine’s Day, you can make it special with a Melbourne tour. The aerial views perfectly capture Melbourne's rich history and beautiful architecture. With expert pilot commentary and camera friendly opportunities, you and your partner can experience Melbourne in a new way. 

Conservatory’s Valentine’s Day Buffet

As one of Crown’s most sought after restaurants, the Conservatory has a range of delicious cuisines that are perfect for Valentine’s Day. Their delectable feasts contain a collection of Western, Italian and Asian dishes that are perfectly created to leave you longing for more. With salad, charcuterie, seafood and more to choose from, they have the perfect dishes for everyone. Surprise your partner with a dinner you know they will remember this Valentine's Day. 

The Phantom of the Opera 

As one of the most well known musicals ever made, the Phantom of the Opera will be in Melbourne until the 18th of February 2023. You can start with a romantic dinner at your favourite restaurant and continue the evening with an award winning performance. Surround yourself with stunning music and be romanced by spectacular performances. Bring mystery and intrigue to Valentine’s Day with an unforgettable musical performance. 

See art come to life at The Lume 

Experience art in a new way this Valentine’s Day at The Lume. With bright colours and wonderful displays, The Lume is proudly showcasing its Monet & Friends exhibition. Take photos, have fun and for Valentine’s Day, enjoy a glass of champagne. And to top it all off, there’s an additional Valentine’s Day dinner you can add to your experience. See what times are available and make this Valentine’s Day a moment to remember.

Sunrise hot air balloons

Sunrise hot air balloons 

Melbourne is the only major city in the world that you can commercially balloon over. Make this Valentine's Day a special one by organising a sunrise experience that takes you over the Melbourne Skyline. With the option to include a stunning breakfast, it’s a fantastic experience you don't want to miss out on. The only thing you have to remember is your phone for remarkable photos. Take a look at their website for more details. 

Dining in the Deep at Melbourne Aquarium 

Take your Valentine’s Day planning to the next level by organising a four course dinner at the Melbourne Aquarium. With live music, an illuminated floor to ceiling tank, and hundreds of colourful aquatic animals, this is the perfect experience for romancing. This is a heavenly experience that will leave you with beautiful memories. Take a look at the menu and see if this is the best experience for you and your partner. 

Moonlight Cinema

The Moonlight Cinema is open from December to March with plenty of opportunities to watch new or popular movies. For Valentine’s Day, the Moonlight Cinema is showcasing the all time classic movie, The Notebook. Being located in the heart of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne, where you and your partner relax as you enjoy the views and an entertaining movie. Simply book your tickets online and create an unforgettable experience we know you will adore. 

Explore Melbourne’s street art

Explore Melbourne’s street art

Put on your best walking shoes and head to the streets to gaze at Melbourne’s spectacular street art. Melbourne’s street art is internationally known and has become a leading attraction. With various locations available, pound the pavement for a free display and photo op. Some of the more popular places to go are Hosier Lane, Meyers Place and Presgrave Place. Complete your Valentine’s Day experience by going to your favourite restaurant and indulging in a range of delicious foods. 

How can you make this Valentine’s Day memorable at Hampers Galore? 

At Hampers Galore, we have the perfect additions to your Valentine’s Day. With many delicious hampers available, there’s a little something for everyone. From snacking feasts to hampers with alcohol you can find the best gifts in our Valentine's Day collection. Or, if you’re looking for something different, browse through our Melbourne Hampers collection. See what options are available and complete this Valentine's Day with a delightful hamper.