5 Things to do this Valentine’s Day!

Planning a Valentine’s Day to remember can sometimes be a little tricky… From picking a present, to organising what to do, it can all be a little confusing. Luckily in Brisbane, there are an abundance of unforgettable experiences available for you and your loved one to enjoy. Why not make February 14th memorable this year with one of these fantastic Brisbane activities?

1. Have a staycation in the City…

City Staycation

When was the last time you played tourist in your own city?

Posted by The Great Day Out on Wednesday, 21 November 2018

For Valentine’s Day, why not treat your special someone to a staycation in the city? With a staycation, you can escape reality for just while, without having to travel too far from home. We recently played tourist in our own city and discovered some of the most spectacular places to stay right in the CBD.

2. Go bar hopping…

WATCH NOW – Quirky Bars

WATCH NOW – Quirky BarsBrisbane’s bar scene is certainly shaking things up, and we’re not just talking about the cocktails. Watering holes all over town are now offering quirky twists to lure in thirsty visitors.The Mermaid LoungeLefty's Old Time Music HallAt Lefty’s Old Time Music HallCaxton Street, Petrie TerraceOpen Tuesday – Sunday 5pm -3amwww.leftysoldtimemusichall.comCan You Keep A Secret ?619 – 621 Stanley Street, WoolloongabbaWednesday & Thursday 4pm to late 3847 2956www.canyoukeepasecret.net.auThe Retro Bar2071 Moggill Road, Kenmore3378 1209Wednesday & Thursday 5pm – LateFriday & Saturday 5pm – 12amSaturday 5pm – 12amSunday 3pm – 7pmwww.theretrobar.com.auHoley Moley Golf Club25 Warner Street, Fortitude ValleyMonday – Friday 12pm-late. Saturday & Sunday 10am-late$16.50pp 9 holeswww.holeymoley.com.auFor all the details visit www.thegreatdayout.com.au/food/quirky-bars#TheGreatDayOut

Posted by The Great Day Out on Sunday, 9 April 2017

Skip the ordinary bar scene and spend Valentine’s Day night bar hopping between some of Brisbane’s quirkiest bars. Here are some of our favourite unique bars across Brisbane!

3. Go on a day trip to Fraser Island

Day Trip to Fraser Island

There's no other place on the planet like Fraser Island… so why not take off for a day or two on the ultimate getaway with Air Fraser Island! 💙Our website has all the details: http://bit.ly/DayTriptoFraser

Posted by The Great Day Out on Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Did you know that you can day trip to Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island? Why not go on an adventure with your loved one this year, 250 kilometres north of Brisbane? Fly directly to Fraser Island from the Hervey Bay or Sunshine Coast Airport, and then spend the day exploring in a 4WD. Get all the details here!

4. Test your relationship in an Escape Room

Escape Manor Brisbane

Do you know what an Escape Room is… ? 👻👻Our website has all the details: http://bit.ly/EscapeRoomsBrisbane

Posted by The Great Day Out on Wednesday, 15 August 2018

This Valentine’s Day, why not test your relationship in an escape room? Head to Escape Manor in Edward Street in the City, and spend 45 minutes locked in a room, trying to get out! It is a fun activity that definitely challenges your problem-solving skills…

5. Go on a romantic helicopter flight…

WATCH NOW: Heli Tours

WATCH NOW: Heli ToursBruce Hume began making jewellery when he was 15 years old. Now he is the owner of Gold River Jewellers at North Lakes. Bruce is also a qualified helicopter pilot so he merged his two passions and created ‘Unique Proposals’.For more details visit: http://thegreatdayout.com.au/fun/unique-proposals-heli-toursSecrets on the Lake207 Narrows Road, Montville5478 5888www.secretsonthelake.com.auUnique Proposals110/53 Endeavour Blvd, North Lakes0477 406 450www.uniqueproposals.com.au#TheGreatDayOut

Posted by The Great Day Out on Saturday, 11 February 2017

A romantic helicopter flight with Unique Proposals is guaranteed to make your Valentine’s Day a memorable one! If you are looking for a special way to pop the question, Bruce Hume can definitely help. Not only can he fly you to a luxury destination, but he can even make the ring! Get all the details here.

By Kate Nutting