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5 Fool-proof Date Night Ideas on the Gold Coast

Have you been struggling to come up with winning date night ideas? Then this one is for all you romantics out there…

Consider a trip to the Gold Coast for options tinged with surf, sand, and fun. 

Whether you’re a sucker for a classic dinner date, or you’re after something a bit different, we’ve got you covered.  Here are 5 top Gold Coast date nights to charm your amore.

So pluck up the courage and ask your intended out on a date they won’t forget. 

1. Tee Off With Mini Golf

Are you looking for a super fun date night? Then pull up to the big smiling golf ball on the Gold Coast Highway. 

Putt Putt Mermaid Beach is open till 10pm every night, and offers three 18 hole courses with way-out and wacky themes. There’s also a video game arcade and licensed snack bar on site. 

Holey Moley Golf Club on Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise is perfect for those wanting to sip on cocktails between games. 

And you not only have themed putt putt to enjoy. You can serenade your date with some karaoke (maybe after a few beverages).

Gold coast date idea

2. Dinner Date With A View

Dinner at Rick Shores will award you and your date with stunning Burleigh beachfront views. The celebrated pan Asian restaurant has a relaxed vibe, and is a fave with locals and tourists alike. 

Rick Shores is famous for their bug burgers. But trust us, the rest of the menu is just as delectable. 

Afterwards, head to the uber stylish Paloma Wine Bar for a post dinner drink. They have an impressive array of wines to choose from. 

Gold Coast wine bar date

3. Date Night Movie at the Drive-In

The drive-in is a classic date night staple. And at the Gold Coast, you’ve got a couple of options.

Cosy up and watch a flick at the Yatala Drive-In, which is about a 30 minute drive from the Gold Coast. It’s a local staple that shows new releases and classics all year round. And the 50’s diner and Elvis and Marylin statues give it a fun retro feel. 

On the way, grab a snack at Yatala Pies. It’s been in business for over 130 years, dishing up award winning pies to those traversing the Pacific Highway. 

If you’re a Disney fan, Disney + Drive-In is a pop up seasonal event located at the Carrara Sports Precinct. Keep an eye on their socials to see when they’re set to kick off screenings. 

Gold Coast drive-in cinema

4. Romantic Sunset Picnic

Burleigh Hill is the most popular picnic spot on the Gold Coast, and with good reason. You and your date can take in the jaw dropping view of the Surfers Paradise skyline and Pacific Ocean. 

Pack a picnic and grab a spot under the palms to enjoy the sunset. Or if you’re set to impress, Alfresco Pop Up Picnics will create a dreamy boho picnic complete with catering to really wow your date. 

If you’re still peckish afterwards, nearby Restaurant Labart specialises in serving world class Australian produce.   

Burleigh Hill date spot

5. Rooftop Cocktails and Pizza

Rooftop cocktails are good and all… But have you tried pairing them with gourmet pizza and a DJ set? Sounds like the perfect date night recipe..  

Justin Lane on Burleigh Heads is well known for dishing out pizza, cocktails and music from their rooftop bar. Bask in the vibe while you tuck into dinner and drinks. Then show off your moves on the dance floor. 

Do you want to keep the fun times rolling? Well, we have day trips to take you and your date to the best locations on the Goldie

You won’t have to worry with all the prep work. We plan everything so all you need to do is relax, take in the scenery, and enjoy top eats and drinks along the Pacific coast. 

Ready to rock n roll? Contact us today. 

Gold Coast date night

Image Credit: Holey Moley via Instagram, Paloma Wine Bar via Instagram, Yatala Drive-in Theatre via Instagram, The Burleigh Hill via Instagram & Justin Lane via Instagram

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