20 Unusual Date Ideas in & Around Cape Town

Nederburg 2-course lunch & wine + Quad Bike for 2

Looking for something different to spice up your next date? Maybe you’re wanting to create an unforgettable first date experience? Here are some fun and unusual date ideas guaranteed to keep the vibe alive.

Nederburg 2-course lunch & wine + Quad Bike for 2

Price: R1,581.00 (20% discount!!)

Location: Paarl,  Cape Town

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Is there a better date than some quad biking and a boujee lunch with wine at a beautiful wine farm in Paarl?

Nederburg 2-course lunch & wine + Quad Bike for 2

What you Get

  • 2-course + bottle of white or rose Wine for two
  • Quad biking adventure for 2 at Wild X Paarl

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Wine Weekend Away: Nederburg 2-course lunch & 2 night Weekend stay for 2

Price: R2,382.00 (45% discount)

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Wine Weekend Away: Nederburg 2-course lunch & 2 night Weekend stay for 2

What you Get

  • Le Heritage :2-Night Weekend stay for 2 people including a bottle of wine
  • Nederburg: 2-course + White/Rose Wine Deal for Two (check out this deal for menu option)


Paarl, Western Cape

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Greek Fisherman 3-course & Wine + Couples Full Body Swedish Massage for two

Price: R1,100.00 (50% discount)

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Greek Fisherman 3-course & Wine + Couples Full Body Swedish Massage for two

Treat yourself and your partner to a relaxing pampering session at Reflections in the CBD and find yourself rejuvenated and ready to take on the world again, after a much-needed visit to the popular Reflections Day Spa.

This boutique day spa prides itself on offering exclusive treatments, administered by qualified therapists who value the essence of feeling pampered. 

Then make your way to Sea Point’s Greek Fisherman for a delectable 3 course meal and a bottle of wine!

The Deal:

  1. A bottle of wine to share (cape portrait, either red or white)
  2. Starter options:
    Either halloumi cheese or bruschetta with mozzarella and basil
  3. Mains options:
    Either fish calamari combo with chips or beef souvlaki (kebab) with chips
  4. Dessert to share:
    Loukoumades(6 in 1 portion) : Mini greek donuts with honey and cinnamon

Vegetarian and vegan options available

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17 Unusual Date Ideas in & Around Cape Town

17 Unusual Date Ideas in & Around Cape Town

Morgenhof | Quad biking experience & a bottle of wine for 2

Price: R1,699.00 R799.00

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Morgenhof | Quad biking experience for 2

Enjoy time outdoors where fun and beautiful views await you with our quad biking experience including a bottle of wine at Morgenhof Wine Estate, located in Stellenbosch. Take in the beauty of the estate and everything the Cape Winelands has to offer.

What you Get

  • Quad bike experience for 2 people
  • A bottle of wine

Cape Town Sandboarding Tours | 2 Hour Sandboarding for 2

Price: R1,200.00 R750.00

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Capetown Sandboarding | 1 hour Quad biking and 1 hour Sandboarding combo for 1

Tackle the tallest dunes ever with an amazing outdoor activity – a private sand boarding tour  at the Atlantis Dunes of Cape Town, also known as the Witsands Aquifer Nature Reserve.

Wild X | Segway Off-road ride for 2

Price: R999.00 R450.00

Explore the off-road trails on a Segway, it’s a completely different experience this way . Super Fun and easy and for anyone, no expertise required. This definitely would be a memorable date and it doesn’t even have to be with your babe, take your nephew, your bestie or your parents. Technical off-road trails to test your skills can be done for the more advanced riders, are you an experienced Segway rider?! All the rides are guided and last a whole hour.

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7 Unusual Date Ideas in & Around Cape Town

Cause & Effect Gin Tasting/ Brandy Tasting

R149 per person

Craft gin is becoming more and more popular and what better way to bae’s heart than taking them to Waterfront’s Cause & Effects Cocktail Kitchen to try 3 local craft gins!? You get Inveroche, Copeland Tiki and Wilderer gins with Schweppes floral or cucumber tonic. Booking is essential but this experience will be available every single day. To see more specials at Cause and Effect Cocktail Kitchen check them out on the FOMO App here, just click on the Waterfront banner deals banner:

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7 Unusual Date Ideas in & Around Cape Town

There is also a Brandy tasty or a 3-course cocktail and food pairing for R450 per person that you can find on the FOMO App!

Half Day Spa Package | Purple Orchid Hyde Hotel

For R1249 per couple!

This half-day spa package is actually a steal as the original price was R3480 for 2 people but if you purchase the voucher on the FOMO App you get it for R1049. This is the perfect date as most of the date will be planned out for you, it includes the following:

  • 2 x welcome beverages
  • 2 x luxury full body swedish massages
  • 2 x hydrating honeybush facial treatments
  • 2 x signiture Orchid manicures or pedicures
  • 2 x deep relaxation scalp massages
  • 2 x relaxing foor pamper massages
  • Breakfast or lunch: R100 voucher per person to spend at H13 restaurant

Enter spa treatment is 2.5 hours long

Location: The Hyde Hotel, Sea Point

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Vine Bikes | An e-bike wine farm tour for 2

R1,180.00 R899.00

With the FOMO App you are never going to feel like you are running out of outdoor activities to enjoy in the Mother City. Let us introduce you to Vine Bikes, a fun new way to explore the Cape Winelands! What are you waiting for? Take your loved one along and enjoy the pristine scenery and excellent wine of this beautiful region.

What is an e bike? 

An e-bike, or electric bike is a bicycle with assisted battery power. You still have to peddle and you’ll still get your steps in, but the activity is not so strenuous because the bike helps you to peddle. This is a great way to take in the beauty of your surroundings! You’ll see more than you ever would in a car, but also won’t end up hot and sweaty from too strenuous a ride, date day ideal!

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Alpha Equestrian | Horse-Back Outride Including a Glass of Wine for Two

Price: R1,400.00 R699.00

Get up on that horse! Situated in a picturesque valley of Klein Drakenstein in Paarl, Alpha Equestrian offers great out rides through vineyards and orchards with stunning views of the mountains. Who wouldn’t want to ride a horse and drink wine?!

Take bae to enjoy a fabulous half morning or afternoon ride and finish with a nice glass of wine whilst relaxing and enjoying the views. Alpha Equestrian allows all ages, from beginners to experienced riders, all their guides adjust to each person and make sure are comfortable.

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Luxury Couples Spa Package at Reflections Day Spa with a sharing Platter at Mozambik for two

Price: R2300.00 R895.00

Oh how luxurious does this sound – this magnificent deal is featuring the ever-popular Reflections Spa and the incredibly stylish Mozambik at the V&A Waterfront!

The deal:

  • The luxury couples spa package includes: (1.5 hours of treatments)
    – 2 x luxury full body Swedish massages,
    – 2 x lite facials
    – 2 x Indian head massages
  • Mozambik V&A sharing platter:
    – 1 x Chicken Espetada
    – 1x 8 Prawns plate
    – 2 sides

All this for only R895 instead of R2300, exclusively through the FOMO app in the link below:

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Luxury Couples Spa Package at Reflections Day Spa with a sharing Platter at Mozambik for 2

SLT Academy | Full Sniper Shooting Package for 1

Is there anything sexier than a Laura Croft moment? Yeah I didn’t think so. This may be one of Cape Town’s coolest couples experiences, it’s not traditional but man is it cool! This is such a cool date idea for both but he will never expect it, imagine how many dishes he will do after this ladies.


Even though you have to apply for a firearm license before legally owning one, there’s no harm in learning the skill of handling and operating both handguns and rifles.

SLT Academy supplies all equipment and under the immediate supervision or our experienced & certified instructor you’ll learn the art and acquire the skill of firing like a true sniper.

Learn to fire rifles and handguns under the guidance of a trained professional in a safe and secure environment.

With unlimited ammunition you get to fire as many times as it takes for you to learn the skill.

Price: R2,500.00 R1,200.00 (52% discount)

Location: CBD Cape Town

  • Firearm selection: Fire rifles and handguns 
  • Ammunition: Unlimited!!
  • Safety briefing
  • Range instructor
  • Steel and paper targets
  • Ear muffs
  • Safety glasses
  • Duration: 08:30 to 14:00
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Father’s Day Gift Idea’s: An Experience

The Tandem Flight Co | Tandem paragliding experience

Price: R1,300.00 R1,299.00 per person

Experience the magic of flying & beauty of Cape Town babe & a tandem paragliding experience with The Tandem Flight and Co. This is going to give you all the trills on your date, I mean can you imagine something this exhilarating for a date and then going our for drinks afterwards, oh this gives me most memorable date feels right here.

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Wild X | Quad bike dune adventure for 2

Price: R1,700.00 R1199.00

Feel the power on date day with the epic Dunes Quad Biking experience. If you haven’t done this you need to recheck your bucket list. I guarantee you will have 50 minutes of pure adrenaline pumping through your veins. I have done this and I was complete smiles the whole way through and for the rest of the day. This is such a perfect date idea for him and her, as much as it sounds like a guys date, the girls will love it so much more than you think. Quad biking in Cape Town is an absolute HAVE TO DO!

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Abseil down Table Mountain

R699 instead of R2000 per couple or R399 for 1 person instead of R1000

Take a leap of faith with your partner at 1000m above sea level! Sheer cliffs, panoramic views of the atlantic ocean and heart racing adrenaline – a pretty cool combo for an unusual date experience.

Do it for the thrill or do it for the ‘gram – this is a photo opportunity you won’t want to miss! 

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Rollercade, Battery Park V&A Waterfront

R150 for 2 hours including rental of skates and safety gear.

On the FOMO APP, you can get a 2-hour skating session for R105 instead of R150 (Wednesday-Thursday), best of all the FOMO App is FREE:

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Disco lights, 80’s tunes and a lot of hand-holding as you get comfortable skating around this parking lot turned funky roller skating rink. Although a little unstable at first, after 30mins you’ll be comfortably dancing and singing along on skates ready to book your next session! There’s also a games arcade, pool table and lounge area where you can take a break. 

Snacks and drinks are limited to vending machines so you’ll want to factor that into your plans and don’t forget to bring your own socks! Booking is essential. Details on the FOMO App.

7 Unusual Date Ideas in & Around Cape Town

7 Unusual Date Ideas in & Around Cape Town

2 x Night Getaway

They say a getting a hair cut is as good as a holiday, we beg to differ. We all love taking extended trips and traveling to exciting destinations, but we also know the value of a weekend getaway. We’re busy people nowadays, like most people we know, and it’s easy to let that busy-ness get the best of us and put fun and relaxation on hold, you don’t need to. But really, in five years, are we going to remember that day we entered all our receipts into our recipe books or the day we walked on the beach and saw seals? I’m going with the seals!

Some amazing Cape Town getaways:

  • Val Du Charron | 2 Night stay for two in a luxury room Including a wine tasting a R100 to spend at the wine shop

Price: R4,950.00 R1,599.00

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  • Kind Regards | 1 night weekend stay for 2 Including Breakfast Price R1,200.00 R819.00
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  • Le Reve | 2 night weekday stay & couples massage Price: R3,600.00 R2,574.00
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  • Agulhas Ocean House | Beachfront Getaway: 2 night Luxury Stay for 2 People including breakfast

Price: R2,970.00 R1,471.00

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Indoor rock climbing at City Rock, Paarden Island

R180/person for a day pass excluding gear

The ultimate date for those competitive couples, why not challenge each other to a climb off! WIth loads of different climbing activities as well as an entire gym and yoga studio, City Rock is the perfect date location for the fitspo couples looking for a challenge. 

If you’re a total beginner they have some great intro course options to get you started too. https://cityrock.co.za/capetown/

J4F Entertainment | 1-Hour Open Jump Session and a round of golf for 2

Price: R360.00 R199.00

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Well isn’t this a fun ice-breaker! You don’t need to be a kid to act like one at J4F all ages are welcome. Exhilarating dates where you can just be yourself and not take life too seriously is what you will get on the trampoline. There is an Open Jump area, an Airbag Drop Zone, Dodgeball, Basketball Slam Dunk, 9 holes Indoor Glow in the Dark Golf Course, Virtual Reality Gaming and a Gaming Arcade. When you get hungry there’s a Pizzeria & Cafe, serving great pizzas, wraps, burgers and more. Plus Free Internet.

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3D glow in the dark Mini Golf at Glowing Rooms

Price: R130 per person

What a vibey date this would be. Imagine you and babe in the world of 3D glow in the dark mini golf, such a trip, it’s like playing Putt-Putt in Outer Space. Everything lights up!! There are 18 holes and they will provide you with the 3D glasses

Once you enter the Glowing Rooms, a whole galaxy adventure waits for you. At the door there is a huge mechanical model of a spaceship. Walk up the stairs, there are neon green walls with a 3D murals of outer space that grabs your attention. They even have a shop with a glow in the dark merchandise that you can buy on your way in.

Address: 1 Turf Club Dr, Milnerton, Cape Town, 7441

9 Unusual Date Ideas in & Around Cape Town

2-Hour Convertible Cadillac Tour with Harley Davidson Tours

Price: R1,800.00 R899.00

Doesn’t this just give you old hollywood vibes?! We are totally obsessed with this date day idea. Picture it, being chauffeured around the most beautiful parts of Cape Town in a convertible Cadillac.

This is super relaxing, having a chauffeur cruise you around in a Classic Car, all you need to do is sit back and enjoy the scenery that Cape Town has to offer. You will see everything from a completely different perspective. The Cadillac can take up to 4 people.

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30-Minute Scenic Private Flight for 2

R2600 per couple for 30 minutes

Imagine taking babe on a private flight for 30 minutes over Cape Town’s beautiful scenery?! I don’t think anyone will be upset at this date as 30 minutes is about 3 times longer than a normal helicopter tour. You will get to fly over Robben Island, Table Mountain, all over the Atlantic Seaboard! As far as gifts go this one is also a show stopper! Get this deal exclusively on the FOMO App

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SUP Cape Town, V&A Waterfront

Starting at R150 for 30mins

Download the FOMO APP and you will get to SUP around the Waterfront for 1 HOUR for only R150 instead of R220 (Tuesday-Thursday)

Paddle around the canals and see the city from a totally different angle. An awesome active date idea to scout out where you’ll go for dinner or drinks afterward. Paddle past the One and Only and back to the CTICC seeing everything in between. 

If you’re stable enough you shouldn’t get wet so you’ll be good to walk straight over to the V&A waterfront for sundowners. https://supcapetown.co.za/

7 Unusual Date Ideas in & Around Cape Town
7 Unusual Date Ideas in & Around Cape Town

Girl’s Day Out: Luxury Gel Manicure at Dream Nails & 3-course dinner and wine at Cattle Baron Blouberg for two

Price: R1600.00 R1047.00 (R533 savings)

Is there anything better than a girls day out, spoil your mom, daughter, gran, aunty, best friend with this insane deal, it actually sounds too good to be true – this magnificent deal is featuring the ever-popular Cattle Baron Blouberg and the incredibly talented Dream Nails Sandown. Get this deal exclusively through FOMO:

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The Deal:

  • 2 x luxury Gel Manicures at Dream Nails Blouberg
  • 2 x 3-course meals at Cattle Baron Blouberg
    Options for the 3-course meal:  
    – Butternut Soup
    – Calamari or
    – Greek Salad

    – 200g Rump/Sirloin or
    – Gnocchi (Vegetarian) or
    – Burger

    – Creme Brulee
    – Malva Pudding
  • Bottle of wine to share, red or white