I hope you like it! As a self-proclaimed relationship enthusiast, I am a big believer in date nights. Nothing beats quality time with the person you love, and I will take a memorable experience over a new trinket any day. So here is my gift to you, a budget-friendly cheat sheet to dating in Melbourne. This is my favourite first date idea as it is quite easy to cut short if the date is not going well.
10 Free Date Ideas to Try in Melbourne
Unusual date ideas in Melbourne to try
The couple that bounces together stays together, right? Bounce Inc. Hit the dance floor and let your inner Latino or Latina free as you impress your date at a salsa class. The Salsa Foundation runs free classes every Wednesday and Thursday where even those with two left feet can learn exotic dance moves.
50 Unique Melbourne Date Ideas For Under $50
This city is full of gems — from unique shows and live music venues to tasting tours, open-air movies, outdoor adventures, and romantic getaways. These Melbourne date ideas can be used no matter how far along in your relationship you are. No matter what, these are all fun things to do in Melbourne for couples — go ahead and pick which one fits your bill the best! Yes, I did say AND drinks. Grab a blanket, some wine, and some snacks and head down to the Royal Botanical Gardens for the perfect picnic.
Covering 94 acres, the inner-city oasis features 11 picturesque lawns, a lake, and two restaurants. Plan a romantic picnic at Picnic Point and waste away the afternoon watching punt boats glide across the Ornamental Lake. Courtesy Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.