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Romance and Fun for Couples Visiting Melbourne

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by Archie Ward (subscribe)
I'm an Australian living in Thailand. I like to read, write and travel. I'm currently working on my (commercial) travel website skedaddlecarhire.com.au to make more moolah for my trips.
Published February 17th 2016
Australia is an incredible place to visit with several gorgeous sites and fun activities to enjoy. The city of Melbourne is located in the southeast portion of this diverse area. There are plenty of fantastic activities for couples who want to enjoy their adventures in Melbourne together. The following are some of the best places to visit and spend time hanging out when you're with that special someone.

Take a Boat Ride Down the Yarra River
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The Yarra River provides romantic boat rides that couple are sure to enjoy. There are several boating operators to choose from. They offer cruises that can be taken on beautiful boats that provide dining as well as great sight-seeing opportunities. For couples looking for a little more adventure, it is possible to take in the sights along the Yarra while kayaking.

Explore the Royal Botanical Gardens

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This is one of the best places to see in Melbourne. These gorgeous gardens provide incredible landscapes that can be viewed at a leisurely pace. From the beautiful variety of plants to the pristine Ornamental Lake, there are lovely lawns, gardens, and landscapes that couples can take the time to explore together. This is truly one of the best couples activities in Melbourne.

Enjoy the Open Air Cinemas

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There are several cinemas in Melbourne where couples can snuggle under a beautiful sky while taking in a movie. It's hard to find anything more romantic than spending time together at either the Rooftop Cinema or the Moonlight Cinema. There are several other cinemas to choose from as well. These cinemas show cult, classic, and mainstream films and some even provide bars and food venues nearby so couples can order a drink and a snack with their movie.

Visit the Bounce Inc.

Those who are young at heart won't want to miss the Bounce. This incredible trampoline park in Melbourne provides guests with over 50 interconnected trampolines to enjoy. No matter a person's fitness level, visiting the Bounce provides couples the opportunity to have fun together while getting a workout.

Dine at the Vue de monde

Couples can dine on some of the best cuisine in Melbourne while enjoying stunning views of the city. Located in the Rialto Building in Melbourne, the Vue de monde provides a luxurious atmosphere and exquisite dining. Couples can feast on Wallaby, quail, and fermented black truffles. For a truly unique experience of food and ambiance, couples won't want to miss the Vue de monde.

Take a Ride on the Star Observation Wheel

melbourne star
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At approximately 120m high this amazing observation wheels provides spectacular views of the city at incredible heights. Couples can take a spin in one of these glass, air-conditioned cabins from 10am to 10pm daily. Also known as the Melbourne Star, the ride takes approximately 30 minutes from start to finish. Couples will want to make sure and take a spin in the evening to view all the glittering lights over the city.

With so many fantastic places to visit it's time to go travel Melbourne. A couple can enjoy fun and romance as well as all the incredible sights there are to see throughout Melbourne.
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A good list; Melbourne has so much to offer.
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