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5 Fun Things to do in Melbourne as a New Couple


Melbourne is in the capital city of Victoria state, located in Australia. Melbourne’s diverse immigration history makes for a fantastic melting pot of art, food, fashion, architecture, and events. The sites, the people, and the very spirit of Melbourne will capture your soul so much so that you may not want to leave.

New couples are always looking for that unique getaway, somewhere to create romantic memories, spend quiet time, and share special activities. Destination Melbourne is guaranteed not to disappoint. Let us explore my top 5 picks:

The Melbourne Cup

The Melbourne Cup, one of the world’s top horse racing events, is for the horse lover and an incredible spectator event. The Melbourne Cup is a week of festivities eagerly anticipated by residents and visitors worldwide.

Well-appointed marquees will provide a luxury experience while you take in the races. At the same time, you enjoy the delicious, light summer dishes.

What are some of the Melbourne Cup tips for couples?

  • Dress to impress. Those attending will show off the finest outfits.
  • Beautiful hats and fascinators are a must for this occasion.
  • Book your stay in the Central Business District of Melbourne
  • Plan for the week of activities

The Melbourne Cup event is a perfect couple event and rates highly as a new couple experience.

Spend a night at the Treehouse in the Blue Mountains, NSW

Treehouse Blue Mountains is located in New South Wales state, Australia. This is possibly the most magical getaway that you can imagine. An ideal spot to retire from reality, if even for a short vacation.

The Treehouse Blue Mountains offers a most relaxing experience, with stunning views of the rare Blue Mountains rainforest as you look out among the treetops. Each treehouse at Treehouse Blue Mountain is a secluded stay for couples only.

LUME Museum

Melbourne has a most innovative culture of art and theatre. You will have many historic museums to tour as a couple, taking in the spectacular displays at the LUME Museum.

The LUME Museum will take you into the world of the famous painter Vincent van Gogh. Van Gogh is known for his paintings that can arouse deep emotions with their beauty and vibrant colors. Your experience at the LUME Museum will genuinely be multi-sensory.

The use of sounds, scents, and taste combined with the visual impact of the artwork will create an experience like none you’ve ever imagined. A unique experience to share and bond as a new couple.

Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise

Enjoy a romantic dinner while sailing the iconic Yarra River.

The Spirit of Melbourne Dinner Cruise is a delightful 4-course meal affair where you will enjoy the views of the starry nights while sharing unlimited sparkling wine. A definite must on your agenda and an unforgettable take away from your trip to Melbourne.

Paint & Sips Workshops

You may choose to get your hands dirty as you both enjoy a class of Paint and Sip. Take one of the workshops specially planned to unleash your creative side.

A Paint and Sip workshop is fun, and you may really discover the artist inside of you. Learn together how to recreate your version of a Van Gogh work of art and take home your unique souvenir.

Melbourne promises a lot and delivers even more. So plan your couple’s getaway and .make it to Melbourne, Australia.


Jeff Campbell