Valentine’s Day Deals & Ideas | Visit Wollongong


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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, Wednesday the 14th of February, and in Wollongong we love to play Cupid. If you haven’t made plans yet, don’t stress as we will help you find your perfect match with the best deals, restaurants, ideas and activities to do with your better half.

At Harbourfront’s Seafood Restaurant choose from a set lunch menu from $70pp, or a 3 course set dinner menu from $90pp. There is also the option to indulge in a delicious seafood platter with a dessert from $250. Book now via the website or call 4227 2999.

Celebrate at Palisade Kitchen & Bar with a glass of sparkling on arrival, lavish 3-course menu and live music. From 6pm – 9:30pm, $129 pp ($116pp Accor Plus Member). Located in the Novotel, book via the website or call 4224 3111.

Get crafty at Wests Illawarra Wax & Wicks candle making on Saturday 10th February from 4pm. A fun and hands-on journey into candle making. No experience required and all materials included. Books are essential and there is limited seating.

Skydive Australia is taking love to new heights, save $30 on your next jump using the code IlOVEFREEFALL. This offer is valid until Valentine’s Day, and you must jump before 30th June, 2024. Book via their website.

Treat your loved one at Lagoon Seafood Restaurant with a $99pp 4-course menu OR, $145pp Seafood Platter for TWO including bread & dessert. Book online or call 4226 1677.

Spoil your loved one at BASTA Trattoria with a casual Mediterranean & Italian inspired experience. Book the BASTA experience shared set menu for two and receive a complimentary glass of sparkling per person. To help soak up the atmosphere there will be live music from 5pm – 8pm. Book via their website or call 9069 5528

Savor a romantic Valentine’s Day at Restaurant Santino, indulge in our $90 per head five-course Italian feast. Experience fresh pasta, exquisite entrees, and our signature panna cotta to sweetly conclude your memorable evening. Book now via the website or call 4225 0222.

Don’t miss dinner at Diggies on Valentine’s Day with stunning beach views. Enjoy a pink cocktail on arrival, 3-course set menu and live music for $88pp. Book via the website or call 4226 2688.

At Altitude 1148 indulge in a specially crafted 3-course lunch or try the Chef’s Specialty Seafood platter from 11:30am – 3:30pm. Enjoy a romantic dining atmosphere with breath taking views over the Illawarra. Bookings are essential.

Enjoy a sunset session at Headlands Hotel this Valentine’s. We’ll have an incredible spread on offer, including live music, $25 steak night special and chef’s suggested menus from 5:30pm. For more info or to book head to their website.

The Illawarra Hotel’s V-day Trivia hosted by Crammy starts at 7pm, get ready for a fun-filled night. There will be candles, mood lighting & $15 schnitzels. Call 4229 5411 to book, or walk-in.

Ride the romance of the railways at Illawarra Light Rail Museum on Sunday 11th February from 10am – 2pm. Treat your loved one to a Diesel Train Ride or a Miniature Train Ride. Buy tickets on site or online, please email us at for more information or help with a booking.

Head to Kneading Ruby’s on Valentine’s Day with a 4-course dinner. Enjoy favourites like garlic bread, zucchini flowers, shared entrees, a main of your choice, and a dessert. Plus a glass of prosecco on arrival. Book now via the website or call 4229 7829

At South Sailor, find a special Valentine’s ‘Feed Me’ menu. Dine in or takeaway for $68pp. Choose from optional extras such as caviar or oysters – yum! Book via the website.

Valentine’s Day Ideas & Activities


If your loved one is someone who enjoys adventure or the outdoors there are plenty of fun and romantic activities to do. Our top 5 picks are:

  1. Walk up Bald Hill’s Walking Track at sunrise
  2. Stroll through and admire the stunning gardens at Wollongong Botanical Gardens
  3. Have a sunset picnic at Flag Staff Hill
  4. Ride your bikes along the Blue Mile 
  5. Take a scenic drive along the Grand Pacific Drive, stop in for a swim at one of our amazing beaches.

Check out more outdoor activities here.

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