10 Best Places to Propose in Sydney (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Sydney, Australia is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for waterfronts, lakes, gardens, parks or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in Sydney to ask that special woman or man.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Sydney For Outdoor Lovers
  • The Grounds of Alexandria
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Royal Botanic Garden
  • Clifftop Walks
  • Shark Island
  • Sydney's Northern Beaches
  • Romantic Destinations in Sydney
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
  • Watsons Bay
  • Bondi Beach
  • Best Places to Propose in Sydney

Romantic Locations in Sydney for Outdoor Lovers


1. The Grounds of Alexandria

This trendy and beautifully landscaped venue features lush gardens, rustic architecture, and charming cafes—a unique and romantic proposal spot. The Grounds of Alexandria offers various beautiful spots that could be ideal for a proposal. You might consider proposing in the enchanting garden area, near the iconic flower cart, or even in the rustic cafe itself. Select a location that resonates with you and your partner's style.


2. Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of the most iconic and recognizable landmarks in Australia and the world. Its breathtaking views of the Sydney Opera House, the harbor, and the city skyline provide a stunning backdrop for a proposal, making it a picturesque and unforgettable location.


3. Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is another iconic and romantic spot. You can propose on the steps of the Opera House or at the nearby Botanical Gardens with the Opera House in the background.


4. Royal Botanic Garden

The Royal Botanic Garden offers lush greenery, colorful gardens, and stunning views of the Sydney. The garden offers breathtaking views of the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the Sydney skyline. These iconic landmarks provide a stunning backdrop for your proposal.


5. Clifftop Walks

Sydney boasts several clifftop walks, such as the Bondi to Coogee Coastal Walk or the North Head Sanctuary, which offer dramatic coastal views and secluded spots for a proposal.


6. Shark Island

Take a private ferry to Shark Island for a secluded and intimate proposal with 360-degree views of Sydney Harbour. Shark Island is known for its natural beauty, featuring lush greenery, rocky outcrops, and sandy beaches. You can choose from various picturesque locations on the island for your proposal.


7. Sydney's Northern Beaches

Explore the Northern Beaches, including Palm Beach, Avalon Beach, and Whale Beach, for quieter and more intimate proposal locations. The Northern Beaches of Sydney are renowned for their stunning natural beauty. With its pristine sandy beaches, clear blue waters, and lush coastal landscapes, this region offers a picturesque backdrop for a proposal. Whether it's at the beach itself, on a cliff overlooking the ocean, or in a tranquil beachside park, the scenery is breathtaking.



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Romantic Destinations in Sydney

Sydney is full of romantic beaches, museums, and parks. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, a spectacular museum, or at a beautiful beach.


8. Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

The MCA is located on Circular Quay and showcases contemporary art from Australia and around the world. Its rooftop terrace, Sculpture Terrace, and views of the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge make it a picturesque proposal spot.


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9. Watsons Bay

Known for its stunning harbor views, Watsons Bay is a lovely location for a proposal. The Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel and its surroundings provide a picturesque setting.


10. Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach is famous for its stunning coastline and golden sands. A beach proposal, either at sunrise or sunset, can be incredibly romantic. The beachfront promenade is lined with cafes and restaurants, allowing you to enjoy a romantic meal or drinks before or after the proposal.


 Best Places to Propose in Sydney

Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Sydney has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.



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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.


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