Set the par high with a date at Holey Moley — a mini golf course-slash-cocktail bar. So I had to bribe a friend to divulge their go-to Melbourne date spots to woo the ladies. Get some airtime in the free-jumping arena, try your hand at some slam dunks, or show off that competitive spirit on the Dodgeball courts. Doga Practice your downward dog as literal dogs scamper around the studio. Go for a burn around the gallery admiring the current art exhibitions, stop for high tea in The Tea Room and then finish up by watching a live gig in the Great Hall Fridays only. Besides, if your date is a real bore at least the cheese will make you happy.
For something a little different — and intimate — head to Peninsula Hot Springs on the Mornington Peninsula.
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The Salsa Foundation holds free classes every Wednesday and Thursday, with zero experience required and an array of more advanced classes you can work your way up to. This is something they might not have done before: Luckily, this city of ours is brimming with non-boring date opportunities. Set the par high with a date at Holey Moley — a mini golf course-slash-cocktail bar. The Beer Run This five-kilometre fun run doubles as a brewery crawl. Get that date off to a jumping start, show off your supremo coordination skills, and hit the springs at one of BounceINC's indoor trampoline parks.