If a dinner date down at Mr. Pad Thai or a stroll around Lake Orr isn’t cutting it anymore, good news is there are plenty of other date options near Bond Uni. There is something for every Bond lover. There are also many options for university student budgets. Keep scrolling to find 15 cheap and fun date ideas near Bond University.
1. Max Brenner
If your girlfriend tells you she’s been seeing Max, hopefully she’s referring to her love of chocolate. Max Brenner is the perfect place to indulge in some chocolatey desserts whilst spending time with your significant other. You can find Max Brenner not far from Bond at Robina Town Centre.
2. Miami Marketta
If you both like different foods, Miami Marketta has got you covered. Enjoy an array of food and dessert from all over the world accompanied by live music. Only 5 minutes away from Bond.
There’s a range of national parks not far from Bond, including Burleigh National Park, Springbrook National Park or Lamington National Park for something a little further. If you and your partner are the sporty and fitness type, a hike through the park would be perfect.
4. Go to the movies
A classic cinema date. It has to be a movie you both enjoy of course and if you’re feeling a little fancy, definitely splurge on Gold Class.
5. Dreamy date at Dreamworld
Bond isn’t too far away from the Gold Coast’s famous themeparks. For a thrilling date, try Dreamworld, Movieworld or Wet n Wild.
6. Picnic by the beach
Burleigh Hill is the perfect location to set up a picnic rug and watch the sunset with your significant other. Bring a few snacks and drinks as you watch the waves roll in.
7. Walk along the beach
There are many beaches to choose from for a romantic stroll. Some near Bond include Miami beach, Mermaid Beach, Nobby’s Beach and Burleigh Beach.
8. Paddle boarding
Maybe you already own a paddle board or you could hire one. Stan up paddle boarding is a romantic way to explore the waterways whilst also getting a good dose of exercise.
9. Mini golf
A mini golf date will make your feel like you’re in a romance movie. Put Put Golf in Mermaid Beach is the perfect location near Bond for a cute and competitive date.
10. Yatala Drive-in cinema
This one is half an hour away from Bond, however well worth the trip. Watching a movie, snuggled in the back of a car is classically romantic.
11. Q1 Twilight Skypoint Climb
This one is a little pricey, however certainly is fun. Equipped with a harness and a guide, climb up to 270 meters above sea level for a stunning view of the Gold Coast.
12. Coffee date
A simple coffee date is a nice way to catch up and chat. Blackboard is a walk away from Bond and is certainly a great coffee spot.
13. Art gallery
Appreciating art together makes for a lovely date. If you and your partner are the arty type, be sure to check out 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace, Urban Paradise, Gallery One or The Arts Centre.
14. Bike ride
If you don’t own a bike, hire one and go for ride along the beach and through the city with your partner. You could also get a two person bike to make it extra romantic.
Turn ‘treat yourself’ into ‘treat your partner.’ Hit up Robina Town Centre or Pacific Fair and buy your girlfriend or boyfriend a little appreciation gift. It doesn’t have to cost a lot, it’s the thought that counts. Of course this makes the list of date ideas near Bond University.