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22 Date Ideas in Perth for Every Kind of Couple

Get loved up with these great date ideas in Perth guaranteed to bring a little flirty fun.

Swan Valley (Image Credit: Destination Western Australia)

Hey, lovebirds! Looking for fun things to do in Perth together? Whatever you're in the mood for, we’ve got your next date sorted.

Whether you’re newly loved-up and still getting to know each other or you’ve been together for years, a date is a chance to impress, reconnect and make some fun memories. Plus, it's no secret that taking the time to connect with your partner on a deeper level is crucial to maintaining a healthy and happy relationship. 

So from ziplining on the Swan to laughing your socks off at a comedy show, here are our picks for dates with a difference in Perth. 

Perth Hills Orchards in Autumn (Image Credit: Experience Perth Hills)

Pluck on the heart strings with a fruit picking sesh

Fruit picking is a beloved activity year-round in and around Perth; there's always a variety of fruits ripe for harvesting, from Neerabup's mangoes to Pickering Brook's apples. It's also a fun little date for you and your cutie. Whether you're long-term couple or in the just getting to know you stages, communicating and flirting as you make your way around an orchard or field is a great way to connect.

Autumn brings juicy apples and pears, while spring offers strawberries, and summer boasts plums and cherries. Don't miss the mouth-watering mangoes at Perth Mango Farm in February and March.

For autumn vibes: Pickering Brook in Perth Hills has a bounty of orchards heaving with apples and pears; at CORE Cider House you'll even find persimmons ripe for the picking. While there, it's obvious what you and your date need to do: a cider tasting flight, of course!

Prestige Rentals

Romance your love...on the water!

Expressing love in unique ways adds magic to any moment, but trying to come up with a date as special as your partner can sometimes be a difficult task.

Whether you're honeymooning, celebrating an anniversary, or simply cherishing each other's company, impress the apple of your eye by putting together a romantic date night on the waters of gorgeous Perth with the help of Exclusive Boat Charters or Prestige Rentals. Just imagine it: the cool sea breeze, a setting sun, flutes of champagne, and the one person you want to spend forever with… it’s a memory sure to last a lifetime.

You might even like to go the extra mile and take them on an overnight trip on a luxurious vessel, where you can dive with marine life or spot whale sharks, even wake up with a morning swim at Rottnest Island. 

The most luxurious and captivating date idea in Perth by far, for when you're celebrating new beginnings or simply escaping the ordinary. Because love is better on a boat. 

Elizabeth Quay, Barrack Street Jetty, Perth

SWEAT at Scarborough Sunset Markets

Take a yoga class and hop into a sauna at Scarborough Sunset Markets

SWEAT is back at Scarborough Sunset Markets - and it's the perfect opportunity for you and your date to dive into intentional breaths with the legends at The Breath Pod. Empower your bodies and minds, elevate your moods and soar to new heights as one beaming, relaxed duo, with an invigorating breathwork routine

There are also fitness classes you can join, including Fitstop Innaloo, HIIT workouts, yoga, Pilates, boxing and a heap more! The couple that's fighting fit together, stays together - or so that expression should go. 

Work up a sweat by the beach from 6.00pm to 7.00pm, then pop over to the Sunni Scenes Chill Out Lounge for the ultimate relaxation station, completely fit out with beautiful boho-style rugs and cushions.

But for those really wanting to up the wellness ante and intimacy, treat each other to a Loyly Sauna session or even an ice bath. It's certainly one way to slow down a nervously beating heart on a date in Perth! 

152 The Esplanade, Scarborough

MYO Spritz at Stampa!

Make your own spritz 

Embrace the spirit of dolce vita together as Print Hall's STAMPA! introduces its latest offering: Spritz Salute. Taking over the restaurant every Saturday, Spritz Salute is a celebration of Italian flair, bringing together the art of making your own spritz with a mouth-watering selection of canapés. 

Designed for groups of two (wink wink), the STAMPA! team will treat you to your own golden bird cage full of Italian canapes (read: luxe), a bottle of bubbles, Limoncello, Aspide and everything needed to MYO spritz. Expect an array of incredibly delicious nibbles from the STAMPA! kitchen to enjoy alongside, with a little something to satiate both savoury and sweet tooth's alike. From mushroom arancini, beef tartare and gnocco fritto to mini lemon meringue tarts and salted caramel tiramisu, it's all buono. But like all good things, bookings are essential.

$99 per person

Book here

Saturdays, 12.30pm to 2.30pm or 3.00pm to 5.00pm

Brookfield Place, 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth

Rooftop Movies

Share popcorn and cuddle up at an outdoor movie theatre

Ride the elevator to a roof-top oasis where you and your partner can kick back and relax in an open-air cinema, 6 levels above ground! The panoramic views from the deck chairs of the Perth city skyline are awesome. Trust us, a visit to Rooftop Movies is the perfect date idea come summertime - under a canopy of stars, who wouldn't fall in love? 

68 Roe Street, Perth

Subiaco Hotel's Duelling Pianos (Image Credit: Valentine Girardot)

Head to a Duelling Pianos night at Subiaco Hotel

Know what a good date idea in Perth is? Immersing yourselves in an electrifying showdown as two exceptional musicians duel it out on the keys, creating a symphony of sound where your favorite tunes collide in playful chaos. From timeless anthems to today's chart-toppers, you're in control – request your favorites, and watch as Subiaco Hotel's pianists bring them to life as you sing and boogie together well into the night. 

Saturdays, 8.30pm onwards 

Subiaco Hotel, 465 Hay St, Subiaco 

Matagarup Bridge

Zip and Climb the Matagarup Bridge

If you and your beau crave an adrenaline rush, the Matagarup Zip and Climb is a thrilling and unforgettable date experience that takes you high above Perth’s iconic Swan River. The adventure begins with a 72-metre climb to the glass floor Sky View platform, where you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the city skyline and river. 

Then, it's a short climb down to the zipline launch platform where you’ll clip on to the 400m zipline and zoom right down to the bottom! The wind rushing through your hair, the feeling of weightlessness, and the stunning views from high above the ground are all part of the thrill of ziplining, and it makes for amazing memories with your love.

North End of Matagarup Bridge, Camfield Drive, Burswood 

Rooftop at QT Perth. Image credit: Liz Jorquera Photography

Watch the sunset at a chic rooftop bar

We can think of no better backdrop for a romantic date than a stunning sunset. One of the best rooftop bars to watch a spectacular Perth sunset is the QT Rooftop Bar, right in the heart of the city. This chic bar boasts breathtaking views of the Swan River and the city skyline and as you relax and sip your spritz, you two will feel like you're in a world of your own.

Enjoy some delicious bar bites in the moonlight, settle into the intimate and relaxed atmosphere and let the stresses of everyday life slip away. Wth the city lights twinkling in the background, the QT Rooftop Bar is as dreamy a date spot as it gets. 

Level 18, 133 Murray Street, Perth

Fever Candelight Concerts

Enjoy a magical evening at a concert by candlelight

Candlelight = romance. Make it hundreds of flickering candles and a live orchestra, and you'll both be swooning - and that's where Fever Up's Candlelight Concerts come in. Enjoy a host of concerts illuminated by candlelight and performed by live musicians in some of the most iconic venues in Perth; everything from Aretha Franklin and Amy Winehouse jazz and soul nights, Coldplay, Queen, even Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake. You're bound to find a luminous live event that'll make your partner feel pretty damn loved. 

Various locations around Perth

Not Yet Perfect Pottery Class

Take a pottery class together

Ghost-Style sensual pottery date, anyone? Not Yet Perfect Pottery Studio runs regular wheel throwing and wine classes that definitely break the mould from your regular date night. They even light up candles and turn up the music to host special date night classes, where you and your lover, partner, friend or tinder date can come get down and dirty at the Not Yet Perfect studio. They provide you with everything you’ll need, and you'll receive bottomless bubbles throughout the night, and even a dessert grazing board to enjoy with your date. It's a two hour crash course in wheel throwing where you're bound to tap in to some fantastically chaotic chemistry. 

58 Duncraig Road, Applecross 

The Cooking Professor

Whip up a storm in the kitchen

If you and your partner are foodies, taking a cooking class together is a great way to bond, enjoy each other’s company and learn some new culinary skills. As you chop, sauté, and season (with a glass of wine in hand), you can chat, work together, get creative and just unwind.

The Cooking Professor is a Perth cooking school that offers a range of classes covering cuisines from around the world. Learn to make ramen, gnocchi or ravioli, sausages, dumplings, sushi - whatever takes your fancy. The classes are led by experienced chefs who will guide you through the cooking process step by step, so you'll come away with new techniques and a full belly after enjoying the fruits of your labour together. 

267 Scarborough Beach Road, Mount Hawthorn 

Swan Valley. Image credit: Destination Western Australia

Go wine-tasting in the Swan Valley

If good food and wine is your love language, a day trip to the Swan Valley is the perfect date for you. The Swan Valley is home to some of WA’s best wineries, most of which offer tastings, tours, and gourmet food experiences. 

One of the most popular ways to explore the Swan Valley is on a wine tour, where you'll be driven around to different wineries to sample all the best wines. Most tours will also include a stop at a local brewery or distillery, as well as a visit to one of the many gourmet food producers in the region. You'll have the chance to sample everything from handmade chocolates to artisan cheeses.

If you prefer to go at your own pace, you can also take a self-guided tour of the region. Take your time and explore the region at your leisure, enjoying the beautiful scenery and discovering hidden gems along the way.

What are you waiting for? Grab your partner, escape the city and enjoy a day of wine, food, and adventure in this stunningly beautiful location.

Swan Valley, WA

Adrenaline Vault Perth

Boulder them over! 

Elevate your date with some exhilarating rock climbing! Head to Adrenaline Vault, one of the best indoor climbing centres in Perth, for a casual climbing sesh that will get your blood pumping and your hearts racing. It's the perfect blend of fitness and fun for a memorable date idea in Perth. 

72 Robinson Avenue, Belmont

Fremantle Prison Torchlight Tour. Image credit: Visit Fremantle

Go on a prison ghost tour

Feeling brave and adventurous? Share in the scares and thrills of Perth’s spooky side on a Fremantle Prison Torchlight Tour. It's an opportunity to learn about Perth's dark and fascinating history in a way that's sure to send shivers down your spine... and give good reason to hold on to each other! 

The night tour takes you through the dark and eerie corridors of the prison, where you'll hear stories of the inmates who lived and died within its walls. It's one of the world's most notorious prisons, which operated for almost 140 years and housed some of Australia's most dangerous criminals. 

The prison is said to be one of the most haunted places in Australia, with many visitors reporting strange noises, cold spots, and even sightings of ghostly apparition, so keep your wits about you, and your loved one close.

1 The Terrace, Fremantle 

Scarborough Sunset Markets

Explore a night market

The casual and relaxed nature of night markets makes them a great option for a low-key, fun date night. There are loads of night markets held regularly throughout the city, each with their own unique atmosphere and offerings.

A popular one is the Scarborough Sunset Markets, which run every Thursday evening until the end of April. The market features a range of food stalls, as well as artisanal and handmade products, all with the stunning backdrop of Scarborough Beach at sunset. 

Grab a picnic rug, your partner and a tasty bite from a food truck, and cosy up to enjoy the atmosphere and epic violet and amber skies. 

152 The Esplanade, Scarborough Beach, Scarborough

Take a Comedy Staycation

There’s nothing like laughing your socks off to get those endorphins going, so when you’re in the mood for some giddy giggles, head to one of Perth’s top spots to catch a comedy show, grab a drink and enjoy each other’s company as some of Perth’s top comedians entertain you. 

To achieve this, treat yourselves to the ultimate in loved-up fun, with a Comedy Staycation package at the Parmelia HIlton, just a short stroll from the popular Comedy Lounge in Perth’s CBD. Check into your King Room, enjoy a drink and then mosey up to the road for a night.

Parmelia Hilton, 14 Mill Street, Perth 

Comedy Lounge, Upstairs, 413 Murray Street, Perth

Kitty Gorge Darling Ranges. Image credit: Adrenaline

Take a hike to Kitty Gorge 

Nature lovers, take note with this stellar date idea in Perth. A guided hike of Kitty's Gorge is destined to bring good times and brownie points to your day, as you explore the lush forest, streams and waterfalls of Serpentine National Park. 

Just south of Perth, Kitty's Gorge is set in the Darling Ranges, and the 17km trail involves a five hour guided journey through the national park. It's challenging but breathtaking and will test the bounds of your relationship (hopefully in the best way!)

You'll be rewarded with incredible views from the treetops along the Lottery West Federation Walkway too - and who knows, maybe with a cute little smooch or two along the way. 

Zero Latency

Go on a virtual adventure

Experience a whole new world of adventure and excitement with your partner by immersing yourselves in a virtual reality universe. Head to Zero Latency in Northbridge, where you can play a variety of games and experiences individually or as a team. Zero Latency's multiplayer games are designed to be as realistic and immersive as possible, using state-of-the-art equipment and software. Whether you choose to explore space, battle zombies, defend your castle or try a virtual escape room, you can be sure to share in a fun and unique adventure that will leave you both buzzing. 

248 Newcastle Street, Perth

The Rechabite

Spend the evening at The Rechabite

Step one: Head to the State Library for a cute little book date and read sweet poems from Keats or Wordsworth to each other... or Game of Thrones, whatever floats your boat. Step two: Walk a minute from the library to The Rechabite, where something cool is on almost every weekend within its heritage theatre space.

From burlesque and cabaret to live music and comedy, your fun night out options are endless. Afterwards, tuck in to some yummy Asian-inspired share plates at Double Rainbow. then head skywards to Hello Rooftop Bar for some classy cocktails among the stars. Your date is certain to be lovestruck. 

The Rechabite, 224 William Street, Northbridge

Samphire Rottnest

Enjoy romance, quokkas and stunning retreats on Rottnest Island

If you really want to impress your partner, head straight to Rottnest Island for the day, or go all out and spend the night at the stunning Samphire Rottnest. Hire a couple of bikes (or bring your own) and ride around the island, where you can tick off all of the best things to do along the way, everything from pristine beach swims to tasting the freshest seafood, tandem skydives to hiking scenic nature trails. Also, there might be nothing cuter than a couple shot with a couple of quokkas! When you've had enough adventuring, grab a cocktail and a bite to eat at Isola Bar & Cibo or Pinky's, before jumping on the ferry to come home. 

Monument Hill (Image Credit: doigstar1, Flickr)

Pack a picnic 

Grab a blanket, pack some snacks, and head to Cottesloe Beach or Monument Hill in Freo for a sunset picnic with a magical view. A picnic is the kind of date idea in Perth that never goes out of style; packing a basket filled with all the food your partner loves is true romance. 

Here are some more gorgeous picnic spots around Perth to try out for your next date. 


Wine and dine at one of Perth's many gorgeous wine bars

Sharing a meal out with your lover would have to be one of the most intimate and sophisticated date ideas in Perth - dinner dates are classic for a reason. Luckily, Perth provides no shortage of restaurants and wine bars that serve up romance, reds and exceptional dining with aplomb. From Parisian-style bistros to cosy neighbourhood haunts, treat your partner to a night of wining and dining to remember.  

With its epic sunsets, vibrant cultural scene and dreamy weather, Perth has no shortage of fun things to do on your next date with a difference. So if you've loved our picks of the best date ideas in Perth, be sure to check out our romantic accommodation edit for Margaret River and the best neighbourhood bars in Perth for your next romantic sip sesh. 

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