12 Romantic Things to Do on Valentine’s Day in Perth

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for romantic things to do in Perth this Valentine’s, you’re in luck! Whether you’re on a budget, looking for adventure, or simply want to spend a relaxing day with your loved one, Perth has something special for every kind of couple.

So, let’s get into things to do on Valentine’s Day in Perth.

1. Picnic at Kings Park

Kings Park Valentine's Day Picnic

There’s something undeniably romantic about a picnic, especially when it’s set against the breathtaking backdrop of Kings Park. Spread out a cosy blanket, pack some delicious nibbles, and enjoy a relaxing afternoon surrounded by nature’s beauty.

While you’re there, be sure to check out the park’s attractions, which include the DNA Tower, the Lotterywest Federation Walkway, the Western Australian Botanic Garden, and the State War Memorial.

2. Sunset at Cottesloe Beach

Cottesloe Beach Valentine's Day Evening WowPerth

For a classic romantic experience, head to Cottesloe Beach and witness the magic of a stunning sunset. The golden hues reflecting off the tranquil waters create a mesmerising setting for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day moment.

You can arrive at the beach to take in the sunset, unwind on the sand, swim in the crystal-clear sea, or have a picnic on the grassy areas thanks to the breathtaking view of Rottnest Island and the Indian Ocean. Bring in some snacks and enjoy the best evening of Valentine’s Day in Perth.

3. Romantic Dinner at Wildflower

Indulge in a culinary journey at Wildflower (1 Cathedral Ave, Perth). Panoramic views of the city complement the fine dining experience. The elegant ambience and exquisite cuisine make for a perfect Valentine’s Day dinner.

You dine on the spectacular terrace, surrounded by forest fragrances and traditional bonfires, or in the glass conservatory, where you can enjoy the sunlight or the stars. The restaurant offers Indian, Asian, and Continental dishes, as well as an all-day dining menu. Prices range from $80 to $150 per person.

4. Riverside Stroll at Elizabeth Quay

Embrace the romantic ambiance of Elizabeth Quay with a leisurely riverside stroll. The quay is located at Elizabeth Quay, Perth. The sparkling waters, charming bridges, and vibrant surroundings set the stage for a delightful Valentine’s Day outing.

You can view modern public art pieces, such as the First Contact artwork and the Spanda sculpture. Additionally, Elizabeth Quay holds a variety of year-round events and activities, including markets, festivals, and concerts.

5. Explore Fremantle Markets

Fremantle Market

Take a leisurely stroll through the vibrant Fremantle Markets (South Terrace & Henderson Street, Fremantle) and immerse yourselves in the lively atmosphere. From artisanal crafts to delectable treats, this bustling marketplace offers a perfect blend of shopping and entertainment.

You can browse through the stalls of craftspeople, fashion designers, and merchants, or sample some of the fresh produce, local art, and buskers. The Fremantle Markets are a place to discover new trends and find something unique.

6. Wine Tasting in Swan Valley

For wine enthusiasts, a day of wine tasting in Swan Valley is an absolute delight. Explore the region’s renowned wineries, such as Sandalford Wines (3210 West Swan Rd, Caversham), sample exquisite vintages, and revel in the romantic allure of this picturesque wine-growing region.

You can take a wine tour or go wine tasting on your own, tasting a variety of wines (from sparkling to fortified), as well as regional foods, artwork, and crafts. Prices for wine tastings vary but typically range from $10 to $30 per person.

7. Cozy Coffee Date at La Veen Coffee

Relax and unwind at La Veen Coffee (90 King St, Perth), where you can savor exceptional coffee in a cozy and inviting atmosphere. The warm ambiance and aromatic brews make it an ideal spot for a laid-back Valentine’s Day coffee date.

La Veen Coffee serves award-winning coffee, made from ethically sourced beans, and delicious food, such as acai bowls, vegan toast, and German bee-sting cake. Prices for coffee and treats range from $5 to $15.

8. Scenic Views at Matilda Bay

Immerse yourselves in the natural beauty of Matilda Bay, where you can bask in stunning waterfront views and enjoy a serene moment by the water. This tranquil setting is perfect for a romantic interlude on Valentine’s Day.

Matilda Bay is a perfect spot to relax on the grass, swim in the calm water, or paddle on a kayak or stand-up paddle board. You can also enjoy a picnic or barbecue, and watch the wildlife, such as dolphins, pelicans, swans, and ducks.

9. Sunset Cruise on the Swan River

Embark on a romantic sunset cruise along the Swan River and revel in the beauty of the city’s skyline as the sun dips below the horizon. The enchanting views and gentle river breeze create a magical setting for a Valentine’s Day to remember.

There are various options for sunset cruises, from sailing on a catamaran to relaxing at Matilda Bay. Prices for sunset cruises typically range from $50 to $150 per person.

10. Indulge in Sweet Treats at Whisk Creamery

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Whisk Creamery (151 Rokeby Rd, Subiaco), where you can delight in artisanal gelato and delectable desserts. The charming ambiance and irresistible treats make it a perfect spot for a Valentine’s Day dessert date.

You can choose from a variety of flavours, such as salted caramel, Belgian chocolate, ube and coconut, or try their signature creations, such as the mermaid or unicorn gelato, or the teriyaki. Prices for gelato and desserts range from $5 to $15.

11. Visit the Perth Bell Tower

Explore the iconic Perth Bell Tower (Barrack Square, Riverside Dr), and take in the panoramic views of the city from the observation deck. The unique architecture and stunning vistas make it an intriguing stop for a memorable Valentine’s Day excursion.

The bells date back to the 16th century and are the only royal bells to have left England. You can learn about the history and significance of the bells, watch the bell ringers in action, or even have a go at chiming a bell yourself. Admission to the Bell Tower is $14 for adults and $9 for children.

12. Romantic Staycation at COMO The Treasury

Extend the Valentine’s Day celebrations with a luxurious staycation at COMO The Treasury (1 Cathedral Ave, Perth). Immerse yourselves in refined elegance and personalized service, creating an intimate and unforgettable retreat in the heart of Perth.

The hotel offers world-class amenities, such as a rooftop pool, a wellness centre, a library, and two restaurants. You can also enjoy the complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening drinks, as well as personalised service. Prices for a one-night stay start from $400 per night.

At the End:

So, there you have it—12 delightful things to do on Valentine’s Day in Perth!

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