Date ideas

We have 4 great date ideas in Pretoria

Tired of Netflix and chill?

Enjoy some romantic fun in Pretoria.

We have a few great date ideas for both couples who live in or are visiting Pretoria. You don’t have to stick to predictable, conventional dates. Surprise your significant other with a fun, out of the box and romantic experience.

The best part about our hand-selected date ideas is that they don’t cost a lot of money! We believe that you should enjoy the best experiences the beautiful city has to offer without breaking the bank. Here are a few places you can visit:

Intiem Love BridgeLock your love at the Intiem Love Bridge

You don’t have to travel to Paris to enjoy an extremely romantic excursion. Instead, you can lock your love in Pretoria at the Intiem Love bridge. Maybe not quite the same as visiting the Pont des Arts bridge in Paris, but definitely one of the most romantic experiences in Gauteng.

The bridge is located in the beautiful Magnolia Dell park in Pretoria. It was specifically built in cooperation with Afrikaans publication Intiem and the organisers of Marriage Week SA in hopes to encourage a renewed focus on the institution of marriage.

Couples visit the bridge to engrave their names on a lock, lock it to the bridge and then toss the key in the stream. This signifies you protecting your relationship.

Image source: Picture Perfect Photography

Cape Riding

Enjoy horse riding at the Voortrekker Monument

Whether you’re beginners or regular horse riders, you can enjoy horse riding at the Voortrekker Monument. Cape Riding Horse offers rides that allow you to enjoy nature.

Choose between a gorgeous view of Pretoria in the day time. In Spring, you can enjoy overlooking the Jacaranda trees that paint the streets of Pretoria purple. You can also enjoy a lovely moonlight ride and overlook the city’s shimmering lights under starred night skies.

How romantic? <3

Hennops Hiking TrailsA romantic picnic at Hennops Hiking Trail

Enjoy some outdoor, active fun with your loved one. Hennops is an unspoiled family farm that offers a stunning tranquil environment. Its striking natural beauty includes a valley bordered by mountain ranges and a flowing river.

You can visit the picnic spot which is next to the Hennops River. There are 2 swimming pools and braai facilities that you can make use of. If you want to work off the picnic food, you can enjoy hiking, mountain biking and other fun activities on the farm.

Atterbury Theatre

Dinner and a show at Lynnwood Bridge Retail

Surprise the love of your life with a live show at the Atterbury Theatre. The theatre is a 400 seat, optimally equipped auditorium style theatre. Enjoy a few drinks and fantastic entertainment. Visit Atterbury Theatre’s website to check out their current shows and book online.

Make the romantic experience complete with a romantic dinner for two before or after a show… There are some of the top restaurants in Pretoria right by the theatre at Lynnwood Bridge Retail.

Accommodation in Pretoria

If you’re visiting Pretoria anytime soon, make sure you book your accommodation as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Stay at the award-winning Morning Star Express Hotel and enjoy a relaxing, luxurious experience. The hotel is located in the heart of Pretoria. So, you can easily access and explore the best dining and entertainment Pretoria has to offer.

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