Breakfast @ Cairns Botanic Gardens
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so start Valentine’s Day off with a big bang at the Cairns Botanic Gardens Restaurant & Cafe. Breakfast is served from 7am to 11.30pm so depending on how early you wake up you won’t miss out their freshly oven baked croissant with strawberry butter and butter.
Where: Lot 400 Collins Avenue Cairns QLD 4870
Swimming @ Trinity Beach
Just 20km away from the hustle of the city, you can enjoy intimacy swimming together at Trinity Beach away from other people. Nothing is more romantic then you and your significant other surrounded by nature. You can lap up the sun on the surrounding beach or dive into the fresh water. The best thing about it is all you need is a towel and some sunscreen.
Snack @ Rusty’s Market
Head to the local market that displays all the exotic fruits you can think of growing in the tropical climate of Cairns. You’ll be greeted by an array of happy farmers willing to show of their produce for you to try. The atmosphere is always buzzing in the market and you can feel the excitement around the stalls which each specialise in different fruits or vegetables. With over 180 stalls to have a look at if your partner’s fussy then there will definitely be something for them.
Where: 57-89 Grafton Street Cairns QLD 4870
Lunch @ Flying Monkey Cafe
This underground cafe is unforgettable with the sensational food and urban interior decor. Not only is the is it just a cafe but they also sell hand made items and clothing by locals so you can take home a souvenir of your time together in Cairns. To top that off on Valentine’s Day you can purchase your loved one a rose for $2 with proceeds going to Oxfam for those of you feeling charitable and loveable.
Where: 154 Sheridan Street Cairns, Queensland 4870
Sightseeing @ Cairns Tropical Zoo
Now that you’ve finished lunch at Flying Monkey Cafe, why not visit real animals at the Cairns Tropical Zoo. If holding a Koala and taking a photo is your idea of a great time then this stop at the Zoo will not disappoint. Cairns tropical climate means there are hundred of reptiles, birds and mammals to see throughout the day.
Where: Captain Cook Highway, Palm Cove QLD 4879
Dinner and Drinks @ The Woolshed & Saloon Bar
Considered to be the number one nightclub and bar in Cairns, The Woolshed offers combines drinks, food and dance music to entertain you throughout the night until the closing of Valentine’s Day. Finish the night with a big bang like the locals and enjoy with a shared platter of freshly fried seafood or a cocktail concoction.
Where: 24 Shields St Cairns, QLD 4870
Do you have a more romantic date planned in Cairns, and the venues haven’t been mentioned here? Let us know below in the comments!