Soar into Love: A Unique Valentine's Day Experience in Gold Coast and Brisbane

Valentine's Day is a special occasion to celebrate love and affection. For those in the Gold Coast and Brisbane areas, why not elevate your celebration to new heights? With years of hosting couples high above the scenic landscapes of the Gold Coast Hinterland, we've had the joy of witnessing countless romantic moments.

Valentines Day 2024

Starting early on Valentine's Day with a truly iconic hot air ballooning experience, Brisbane and the Gold Coast have an extraordinary range of experiences, helping you create an unforgettable Valentine's Day with a blend of adventure, romance, and breathtaking beauty.

When is Valentine's Day?

💞This year, Valentine's Day falls on a Wednesday, 14 Feb 2024.💞

Early Morning Hot Air Balloon Ride

Begin your Valentine's Day with a magical early morning hot air balloon ride. Float gently over the picturesque landscape above the Gold Coast Hinterland, witnessing the stunning hues of the dawn sky. It's a serene yet exhilarating experience, perfect for sharing with your loved one.

Want the ultimate in privacy? Book our highest-rated private balloon flight and enjoy exclusive private transfers with a dedicated driver for a private balloon flight with dedicated pilot and ground crew. 

early morning hot air balloon ride


Breakfast with Sparkling Wine and Alpacas

After your balloon ride, indulge in a breakfast for two at O'Reilly's Canungra Valley Vineyards. Toast your hot air balloon flight with sparkling wine, and afterwards wander the lush homestead grounds. Further enhance the experience by meeting the charming alpacas from Mountview Alpaca Farm! These adorable creatures add a delightful touch to an already memorable day, making your visit truly unique and unforgettable.

alpacas at oreillys


Explore Local Attractions

The Gold Coast and Brisbane are rich in scenic beauty and cultural attractions. Stroll through the Botanic Gardens, relax on the pristine beaches of the Gold Coast, or visit the cultural precinct at South Bank in Brisbane. These serene spots are ideal for a romantic walk or a cosy picnic.

picnic couple


Evening Activities

As the day turns into evening, consider a dinner cruise along the Brisbane River or a fine dining experience at one of the Gold Coast's top restaurants. The vibrant culinary scene in both regions offers diverse options to suit all tastes.

romantic afternoon dining


Dinner Cruise

  • River City Cruises: Provides an all-inclusive dinner cruise on the Brisbane River, featuring a buffet-style meal from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. This cruise includes a selection of hot and cold foods, a fully licensed bar, and offers a picturesque view of the city lights reflecting on the river​​​​.
  • Departure/Return Point: Cultural Centre Public Pontoon at Southbank, on the river in front of the Cultural Centre​​.


Fine Dining Options in Gold Coast

  • Citrique Restaurant at JW Marriott Resort: Indulge in a five-course degustation menu highlighting exquisite seafood and other delicacies, ideal for an opulent dining experience.
  • Bazaar at QT Gold Coast: Offers a sumptuous Lovers Feast, featuring an extensive array of seafood, meats, Asian delights, and desserts, enhanced with champagne and personalized chocolate notes.
  • Sandbar: Enjoy a romantic ambiance with a choice of a two- or three-course meal, including champagne upon arrival. A perfect spot for a relaxed yet luxurious dining experience.


Gift Ideas

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s gift? Consider local artisan chocolates, a bouquet of native Australian flowers, or a bespoke piece of jewellery from a local designer. These thoughtful gifts will surely make your loved one feel special.

artisan chocolates and flowers


Artisan Chocolates:


Make It Memorable

Remember, Valentine's Day is about creating memories; it’s an opportunity to create moments that last a lifetime. Surprise your loved one with a Valentine’s Day hot air balloon flight, and create a day that will be filled with love, adventure, and unforgettable memories. Book your experience now and let your love soar!

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