SUMMER LOVE IS IN THE AIR – SYDNEY AND AROUND NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA

If you are one of the millions who was glued to your television screen, as the finale of TEN’s The Bachelor Australia aired and Snezana Markoski won Bachelor Sam Wood’s heart – then its time to relive your favourite moments from the popular television show, The Bachelor Australia in Sydney this summer.

 

Millions of Australians were glued to their screens, as the finale of Channel TEN’s The Bachelor Australia aired and Snezana Markoski won Bachelor Sam Wood’s heart.

 

Sydney, with its stunning harbour, award-winning food and wine, and adrenaline pumping adventure, has provided the perfect backdrop for love this season with The Bachelor courting his leading ladies on numerous dates around New South Wales (NSW), cementing the State as the ultimate destination for romance this summer.

 

To continue the romance and keep hearts aflutter following the finale, here is Destination NSW’s foolproof guide to the most magical ‘Bachelor style’ dates in New South Wales – which may result with a ‘rose’.
Fall in love in NSW with these rose-worthy dates

Sydney Harbour Bridge with BridgeClimb

Sydney Harbour Bridge with BridgeClimb

Take love to new heights with a climb to the top of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge with BridgeClimb. This truly unique Sydney experience is a fantastic way to see Sydney through new eyes while enjoying uninterrupted views of Sydney Harbour. If you’re feeling the love at the top, perhaps you’ll attempt to break Nina and Sam’s record for the longest kiss!

 

EastSail

Skippered charters and overnight romantic packages with EastSail

With beautiful Sydney Harbour as your dating playground, the best way to explore is by luxury boat. Offering skippered charters and overnight romantic packages, EastSail  will cruise you around Sydney Harbour, anchoring for lunch in a secluded bay while you and your loved one relax on the deck and soak up the sun with a bubbly in hand. If you really want to ramp up the romance charter La Dolce Vita – the stunning wooden Italian speedboat on which Sam whisked Snezana away on.

 

Manly’s beachfront restaurant Manly Wine

Manly’s beachfront restaurant Manly Wine

Lucky Lana had the opportunity to see Manly from the sky by Parasail, an exhilarating way to see the Harbour and spend some quality time with a date! After you’ve worked up an appetite, head to one of Manly’s beach-front restaurants Daniel San or Manly Wine to soak up the carefree beach-side atmosphere.
Hailed as one of the most hilarious group dates on the show, Bubble Football is just as fun to watch as it is to play. Like regular football, just with players encased in giant bubbles, find a group of friends (or fellow romantics) and leave it to The Football Factory to provide the bubbles, balls and laughs.

Sydney Harbour with Thunder Jet boat

Extreme adventure on Sydney Harbour with Thunder Jet boat

As seen on the notorious ‘Groundhog Date’, get your heart pounding with a 45 minute extreme adventure on Sydney Harbour with Thunder Jet boat. This wet and wild experience will take you out to the extremes of Sydney Heads where you’ll enjoy slides, spin, sweeping fishtails and power brake stops! Dry off afterwards at the world-famous Opera Bar where you can wine and dine right on the water’s edge while taking in a classic Sydney sunset over the Harbour Bridge.

 

Balloon Aloft at Hunter Valley NSW.

Hot air balloon ride with Balloon Aloft at Hunter Valley NSW.

Heat up the romance like Sam and Snez in Australia’s oldest wine region with a sunrise hot air balloon ride where you’ll take in the scenery of the Hunter Valley from above. Enjoy a champagne breakfast afterwards at local favourite Peterson House before heading out on a gourmet food and wine trail to taste local olives, cheese, chocolate and did we mention more wine?

Wonga Homestead Bed and Breakfast in Young NSW

Wonga Homestead Bed and Breakfast in Young NSW

Bec’s date saw her test her aerobatic abilities at iFly Downunder, where you can enjoy indoor skydiving without ever having to jump out of a plane! You’ll step inside one of the world’s largest glass flight chambers where wind generators will lift you into flight together.

 
Love a little healthy competition like Emily? The newly built Luddenham Raceway offering 2 outdoor tracks for go karting providing the perfect excuse to get the adrenalin pumping in an electric atmosphere with your date. Finish the day with a romantic film at the Skyline Drive In, complete with a 50’s style retro diner.

Norah Head lighthouse, Central Coast NSW

Norah Head lighthouse, Central Coast NSW

For more romantic ideas and experiences in Sydney and NSW please visit www.sydney.com and www.visitnsw.com