a couple on a vacation

If you’re looking for some great thrills in Melbourne that you can enjoy as a couple, we’re here to supply you with the best ideas. How about some romantic hot-air ballooning to greet the dawn? Or some exciting quad biking, holding on to each other for life? Here are some more great ideas!

Hot Air Ballooning

Hot air ballooning over the beautiful city of Melbourne is both thrilling and relaxing. You get a bird’s eye view of the city CBD, the Yarra River, parks, gardens and inner suburbs in the light of early morning. Your adventure begins with a briefing, followed by one hour of blissful ballooning, which is followed by a sumptuous breakfast with champagne. What better way to celebrate your togetherness?

Helicopter Scenic Shared Flight

A beautiful, scenic flight of 30 minutes over Melbourne, Port Phillip, and the coast with your loved one – how charming is that? Your trip begins at Essendon Airport on a luxurious R44 Helicopter and amazing noise-cancelling headsets that keep you cocooned from the noise. Recline on the soft leather seats and enjoy scenic views over Port Philip Bay, Melbourne CBD, and St Kilda to Black Rock, the Docklands, and Grand Prix circuit, Eureka Tower, Etihad Stadium, and more!

Jet Ski and Quad Bike Adventure

How about taking your special friend on a full day Jet Ski and Quad Bike Adventure at Melbourne? It’s the ultimate adrenaline experience, half of which you’ll spend navigating bumps and dunes on 300cc Polaris quads. The other half you’ll be jetting on Melbourne’s lakes on the latest 100hp Sea Doo Jet Skis! Of course, in both cases, you’ll be holding on to your special friend as you both scream with excitement.

Luxury Speedboat Experience

Speeding around Melbourne’s coastline on a luxury speedboat, while watching the best of Melbourne pass by – what a wonder! The 22 foot luxury speedboat is fitted with plush seating. Sit in the front for a thrilling ride cutting through the water or at the back for a more cozy experience. Listen to the skilled skippers as they show you the best of what Melbourne has to offer. Your trip departs from St.Kilda, traveling through Port Phillip Bay, Port Melbourne, Williamstown, the Yarra River and ending at Southgate.

Extreme 4X4 Intro Drive

If you’re into monster trucks, then a session on the Extreme 4X4 Drive at Avalon Raceway is perfect for you. Get your special monster truck-loving friend and get behind the wheel of a $100,000 custom-built Extreme 4X4. Watch the pro drive a couple of hot laps so you know how to drive on the specifically designed tracks. After driving these competition-standard, 350 Chev V8 Engine, 44″ tire monsters, you’ll never want to drive any other truck!

Pentridge Prison Ghost Tour

Are you into chills and spills? Does a chance encounter with spirits excite you and your special friend? Then you must take the Pentridge Prison Ghost Tour in Melbourne. During this 90-minute walking tour, you’ll be shown the remains of some of Australia’s worst criminals such as Ned Kelly and Chopper Reed. The dark, sorrowful and mysterious cells are filled with unseen spirits and their malevolent energy. Enjoy!