Valentine’s Day is a special occasion for couples to celebrate their love and affection for each other. In Hobart, there are many different options for couples to make the most of this romantic day. From intimate lunch dates to exciting city escapes, there is something for everyone.


For those who enjoy fine dining, there are several restaurants offering a delicious 2-course meal with a glass of wine, the perfect way to indulge in a luxurious dining experience. If you are looking for a more relaxed and laid-back activity, a day cruise on the water is an excellent choice. 

Bask in the sun and enjoy the scenic views while sipping on a drink and spending quality time with your loved one. If you’re looking to escape the country but wanting to stay close to the city, consider booking in Mt. Rumney Escapes, a self-contained accommodation, which is situated in the midst of nature, surrounded by breathtaking views and tranquility. 

Our top picks have been carefully selected to provide you with the best experience for a memorable Valentine’s Day.


Guided Kayak in Freycinet National Park

Guided Kayak in Freycinet National Park

For an intimate and unforgettable Valentine’s Day experience, why not spend it surrounded by the beauty of nature? A guided kayak tour is the perfect way to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and connect with each other and the natural world.

A guided kayak tour in Freycinet National Park is not just a fun outdoor activity, it’s also an opportunity to learn about the rich history and cultural heritage of this incredible place. With your guide, you’ll learn about the ancient Oyster Bay tribe, who once lived and thrived in the region, and hear tales of the French explorers who first charted the area’s rugged coastline. You’ll also discover the unique history of secluded coves such as Honeymoon Bay, a place of breathtaking beauty that has captured the hearts of many over the years. As you glide over seagrass beds and reefs, you’ll have the chance to take in the breathtaking views of the underwater world, visible through the crystal-clear waters of the Freycinet Peninsula.

With a knowledgeable guide leading the way, you’ll spend three hours exploring the stunning Freycinet National Park, one of Tasmania’s most picturesque destinations. Whether you’re an experienced kayaker or a beginner, you’ll be able to paddle at your own pace, enjoying the tranquility of the water and the breathtaking views of the park’s rugged coastline, pristine beaches, and lush vegetation. 

With a combination of natural beauty, cultural significance, and opportunities for learning, a guided kayak tour in Freycinet National Park is an unforgettable experience that you and your special someone will treasure forever.


Full-day Tasman Island Tour

Full-Day Tasman Island Tour

The full-day tour to Tasman Island is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that is perfect for a Valentine’s Day adventure. The tour starts in Hobart, where you’ll board a bus and head to the departure point for the Tasman Island cruise. Once there, you’ll join experienced wilderness guides and board a high-speed boat that is specifically designed for stability and comfort.

As you navigate the waters, you’ll be amazed by the breathtaking sights of the highest sea cliffs in the Southern Hemisphere. The towering rock formations and sea caves of Tasman Island are home to a diverse array of wildlife, and during your tour, you’ll have the opportunity to see hundreds of seals and dolphins, as well as thousands of seabirds ranging from falcons to massive albatrosses.

Your guides will provide informative and entertaining commentary on the history and geography of Tasman Island, including its past and present uses. This will be a day filled with breathtaking sights, interesting information, and memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you’re an avid nature lover or just looking for a unique and unusual experience, the full-day tour to Tasman Island is an unforgettable journey that you and your significant other will never forget.


Take a hike at Mt. Wellington

Take a Hike at Mt. Wellington

A visit to Mount Wellington, also known as Kunanyi, is an ideal destination for adventurous couples who love the great outdoors. The mountain stands at 1,271 meters and offers breathtaking views of Hobart and its surroundings. You can take a drive or hike to the summit and admire the panoramic views, surrounded by lush greenery and fresh air. The journey to the top is a unique experience that provides ample opportunities for exploring and enjoying the natural beauty of the area. 

If you’re looking for a unique adventure, you can book a one-way pass on the City to Summit Shuttle tour and walk back down to Hobart. Alternatively, you can opt for the Explorer Pass which allows you to hop on and hop off at five different bus stops within the park, giving you the opportunity to explore a range of short walks. 

Some popular walks include the Zig Zag Track Lookout Loop, The Springs to Sphinx Rock Loop, The Springs to the Pinnacle, and the Organ Pipes Walk. It’s important to be well prepared for these walks, so be sure to rug up and take appropriate gear for the weather conditions. If you prefer to have a knowledgeable guide accompany you, you can book a tour with Walk on Kunanyi. 

Whether you want to take a scenic drive, go for a picnic, or simply breathe in the fresh mountain air, a trip to Mount Wellington is a must-do for those seeking an exciting and memorable Valentine’s Day experience.




Day trip at MONA

Day Trip at MONA

The lunch date we have planned for you is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create lasting memories with your significant other on Valentine’s Day. The experience begins with a scenic ferry ride to the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), a world-renowned gallery located in Hobart. 

Traveling by ferry from the Brooke Street Pier to MONA and back is a fun and convenient way to start and end your Valentine’s Day adventure. Arriving at the mysterious museum on the side of a cliff by boat will give you a sense of excitement and thrill, much like a scene from a James Bond movie. The ferry ride will provide you with stunning views of the water and the surrounding landscape, making it an enjoyable experience in itself.

At MONA, you’ll have the chance to explore the fascinating exhibitions and immerse yourself in the world of art. The halls of the gallery are filled with unique and thought-provoking pieces that are sure to inspire and delight. This is a perfect opportunity to admire the beauty of art together and engage in meaningful conversations about the various pieces. 

The Source Restaurant, located atop the MONA site, is the perfect destination for a romantic and indulgent Valentine’s Day lunch. As a temple to seasonal Tasmanian dining, it offers a unique and unforgettable dining experience. With an award-winning wine list and sweeping views of the surrounding landscape, this restaurant is sure to take your breath away. The menu features a range of dishes that are expertly crafted using only the freshest and most local ingredients, making each bite a celebration of Tasmanian cuisine. Additionally, Faro, the newest dining addition located in Pharos, is open throughout the day and also offers fancy dinners from Wednesday to Monday. It features a European-inspired bar that specializes in share plates and serves a range of unique and exciting dishes, including the famous pig eyeball margarita, that will be sure to leave a lasting impression.


Tour of a Whisky Distillery with Lunch

Tour of a whisky distillery with lunch

For a unique and delicious Valentine’s Day experience, consider visiting Old Kempton Distillery’s cellar door.

Old Kempton Distillery is situated in the charming and historic Dysart House in Kempton. The 1840s colonial inn is conveniently located, just a 40-minute drive from Hobart and approximately 2 hours from Launceston. Visitors to the cellar door will be welcomed into one of its two spacious dining rooms, where they can sit back and enjoy some delicious home-cooked treats from the kitchen. The Cask Lounge is a cozy and inviting space, featuring comfortable chairs, heaters, a bar, books, and plants, making it the perfect place to relax and savor your tastings. 

This historic distillery offers a tour of its heritage inn, allowing you to step back in time and admire the charm of the old-world architecture. The highlight of the visit is the tasting of four of its distinctive and flavorful spirits, which have been carefully crafted using traditional techniques and locally sourced ingredients. After the tasting, you’ll be treated to a lunch that showcases the best of Tasmania’s local produce. The antipasti spread is sure to impress, featuring an array of delicious meats, cheeses, and accompaniments. 

Guided tours of the distillery are available at 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and must be booked in advance. The distillery’s cafe is open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., serving house-made pies, scones, and generous Tasmanian antipasto platters, as well as a variety of other treats. 

Whether you’re a connoisseur of fine spirits or simply looking for a delicious and indulgent lunch, a visit to Old Kempton Distillery is the perfect way to spend Valentine’s Day.


Valentine’s dinner extraordinaire at The Point

Valentine's Dinner Extraordinaire at the Point

Experience a Valentine’s Day like no other at the recently refurbished, revolving restaurant at Wrest Point. With its stunning views, this Hobart landmark will make for a romantic and unforgettable evening. 

At The Point Revolving Restaurant, experience a dining experience unlike any other. Perched atop the tallest building in Tasmania, on the banks of the River Derwent, this one-of-a-kind restaurant offers breathtaking panoramic views of the stunning capital city, Hobart. As the only revolving restaurant in the state, The Point stands out as the epitome of luxury dining in Tasmania. 

As you dine on a menu crafted from some of Tasmania’s finest ingredients, you’ll be treated to a dining experience full of theatre and flair. With its commitment to people, produce, and place, the restaurant will exceed your expectations and make for a truly special occasion.

Established in 1973, this Hobart landmark has been providing exceptional fine dining experiences to guests for over 40 years. With a focus on premium Tasmanian produce and a menu crafted using traditional French cooking techniques, The Point promises to leave a lasting impression on your palate. As the restaurant slowly rotates, taking 72 minutes to complete a full revolution, you’ll be treated to a unique perspective of the beautiful maritime city, with stunning views of the River Derwent, Tasman Bridge, and Mount Wellington.

Whether you’re a regular or visiting for the first time, let this Valentine’s Day be a day to make new memories with your loved one. Dine at the top, 17 floors above the River Derwent, and bask in the romance of this iconic Hobart location.




Spend time together inside Mt. Rumney Escapes

Spend Time Together Inside Mt Rumney Escapes

Valentine’s Day is a special occasion to celebrate love and affection with your loved one. While the traditional way of celebrating this day includes going out for a romantic dinner or a scenic walk, staying in can also be a unique and intimate experience. And what could be more perfect than spending this day in the midst of breathtaking views and serene surroundings of Mt. Rumney Escapes, a self-contained accommodation in Hobart, Tasmania? 

If you’re looking to spend a cozy and intimate day, you can set up a DIY spa day with a relaxing bath, face masks, and massages. Light some candles, put on some soothing music, and take turns pampering each other. This would be a perfect way to unwind, relax, and bond with your significant other. 

Another way to spend a cozy and romantic evening is by creating a movie theater in your own space. Choose your favorite snacks and drinks, and enjoy a romantic film together. This is a great way to spend quality time with each other, snuggled up on the couch. 

If cooking is your thing, why not surprise your loved one with a candlelit dinner of their favorite dishes? Put on some music, dim the lights, and set the table for a romantic evening. You can take turns cooking or even cook together and enjoy the results of your efforts. 

Mt. Rumney Escapes offers spacious, self-contained accommodations that are magnificently situated and just a few meters away from adventure activities and bush surrounds. A vacation rental property with six houses, five of which are newly built and outfitted with modern facilities, you and your partner will have everything you need for a wonderful and relaxing vacation. The accommodations also have disability-friendly cabins with wheelchair access and pet-friendly cabins that are completely fenced-in. 

Valentine’s Day is a special occasion to celebrate love and affection, and there’s no better place to spend it than in the tranquil surroundings of Mt. Rumney Escapes – an easily accessible location for exploring Hobart and its surrounding regions with only 15 minutes to Hobart airport and 15 minutes to Hobart CBD. 

With the various activities and amenities available, you can have an unforgettable and intimate experience with your loved one. Whether you choose to spend the day pampering yourselves or cooking a romantic dinner, the goal is to create lasting memories and make this day special for each other.

At Mt. Rumney Escapes, we strive to make your Valentine’s Day celebration as special and memorable as possible. From the breathtaking views to the comfortable and well-equipped accommodations, we have everything you need to create the perfect romantic getaway. So, why not escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and book a stay with us today? You and your loved one will be able to relax, unwind, and enjoy the serenity and natural beauty of Tasmania. Whether you want to explore the surrounding areas, enjoy a cozy spa day, or cook a delicious candlelit dinner together, your Valentine’s Day at Mt. Rumney Escapes will be truly unforgettable.

If you book your reservation between 10th February to 26th February, you can receive a discount of 10%. This is a special offer to celebrate a special occasion and help you create special memories that will last a lifetime. So don’t miss out on this opportunity to save money while enjoying a memorable experience. Book now at 🔗➡️ and start creating memories that will last a lifetime.

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