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Valentine’s Day ideas you’ll fall in love with

The perfect Valentine's Day activity. Location: Hunter Valley, NSW. Credit: Destination NSW.

Think Valentine’s Day isn’t for you? Well, think again!

The annual celebration doesn’t have to be about cliché, token gifts.

This year, we’re all about turning Valentine’s Day into a Valentine’s weekend.

And we have just the experiences to get you in the mood…

You choose the experience, we'll take care of the accommodation. Location: BIG4 Hahndorf Resort, SA.

Take a scenic road trip

It’s as much about the journey as it is the destination. And Australia is dotted with breathtaking touring routes that are well-suited to a romantic getaway or time spent with some of your nearest and dearest.

Where should you go? We have 14 fabulous paths to choose from, several of which are well-suited to a weekender, right here.

Hit the road this Valentine's Day. Location: Barossa, SA. Credit: SATC.

Be adventurous

In need of Valentine’s Day ideas? Well, there is something truly special about taking to the skies in a hot-air balloon and gliding above majestic landscapes.

Where are the best places to go hot-air ballooning in Australia? Take your romantic side to new heights at one of the 10 hotspots featured here.

Love is in the hot air. Location: Yarra Valley, VIC.

Sleep under the stars in style

Glamping is a wonderful Valentine’s Day experience. And there are ample BIG4 parks across the country to give it a try. Find them all here.

Castlemaine in Victoria makes the perfect glamping weekend away. Read why.

Book a romantic glamping getaway. Location: BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens, VIC.

Enjoy a touch of luxury

If your idea of a Valentine’s Day escape involves an added dose of luxury, then you’re in luck.

Check out some of the many eye-catching cabins that are ideal for both couples and groups here.

Or if being close to water is essential for your Valentine’s Day break, check out wonderful waterfront cabins here.

Luxury: BIG4 NRMA South West Rocks Holiday Resort in NSW has plenty of stylish cabins.

Hit up a winning wine region

It might be wandering towards cliché territory, but it’s with good reason that couples and friends are drawn to Australia’s many great grape-growing areas.

Sampling tasty wine and delicious local produce in tranquil, scenic surrounds is irresistible. So organising a weekend away in a wine region as a Valentine’s Day gift is a sure winner.

Where to go? Check out some of the best wine regions in Australia here.

A safe but super selection: Cellar-door hopping. Location: Langhorne Creek. Credit: SATC/Mike Annese.

Soak up Australia’s best views

Looking for the ideal place to propose this Valentine’s Day? Or simply want a spectacular backdrop for a perfect picnic? Well, we have found a bunch of viewing platforms that are top shelf. More here.

View to a thrill: RoofClimb Adelaide Oval, SA. Credit SATC.

Tackle a bike trail together

For those who prefer active over sedate, pack the bikes and book a BIG4 stay within range of a scenic cycling path. We feature enticing tracks here.

Cycling in Bright, VIC has its scenic rewards. Credit: Roberto Seba.

Spend time with your best friend

If Valentine’s Day means time spent with a loyal companion, then you might want to spoil your pet at an action-packed pet-friendly park. Details here.

Pets need some love, too. Location: BIG4 Gold Coast, QLD.

Buy now, plan later

If you can’t get away on 14 February but are still looking for Valentine’s Day gift ideas, we have the perfect solution.

Grab a BIG4 gift card now and plan your perfect escape later.

And our popular short breaks articles from Australia's capital cities are full of inspiration if you’re not sure where to go. Explore them all here.

Short break, long-time memories. Location: Sunshine Coast, QLD. Credit: TEQ.

Isn’t it time you enjoyed a break with loved ones? Book a BIG4 getaway today.

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