We both agreed, it was up there with one of our best dates. At dusk on Saturday, the husband and I climbed the Brisbane Story Bridge before heading out to the stunning views of Mt Cootha for dinner.
Climbing the bridge was a wonderful experience! And thanks to RedBalloon, I’ll be doing more fun stuff like this over the next 6 months, so stay tuned! I love the adventure of it!
The Story Bridge Climb in Brisbane is one of 3 in the world! The climb was meticulously organised, and our guide Caleb, was professional, fun and knowledgeable. It was an easy climb and I felt safe (just a little shaky for the first little bit as I got used to the height). The 360° view at the top was stunning, stretching out across the city lights to Moreton Island, the Glasshouse Mountains, Flinders Peak and Mt Barney. A fabulous experience for both locals and tourists.
My husband and I grew up in Brisbane, met in Brisbane, fell in love in Brisbane, and had our wedding reception in Brisbane, so it was special to revisit many of the places from above, that hold significance to our relationship. Once the jitters left, we both found ourselves feeling strangely calm and quiet. It was a special experience to share with each other, and it was so fun to go on an out of the ordinary date. Just what we needed; just like a mini holiday.
What the husband said: I was really impressed by the professional way in the organisation was run. All the equipment was well maintained, and the tour guide was excellent. I enjoyed it, even more than I expected! There was something very calming about being on top of the bridge; it felt like I was away from it all. Very refreshing!
RedBalloon is the ultimate place for gift experiences, with over 2,500 different gifts available all over Australia. I absolutely LOVE the idea of giving someone an experience, memories, as a gift. The variety of experiences available are HUGE, from V8 car racing and helicopter rides to indulgent spa days and jewellery making classes; there’s something for everyone. Perfect for special occasions too, like Father’s Day, Mother’s Day and Christmas.
Ordering and claiming the voucher on the RedBalloon website was a simple process, and the staff and the Story Bridge Climb had all our details ready when we walked in the door. Seamless.
Father’s Day is just around the corner, and I’m trilled to offer a chance to win a $200 RedBalloon gift voucher to go towards any experience you like. Browse through these Father’s Day Gifts to give you an idea of the sort of experiences are available near you.
How to enter: Entering is easy, simply browse through some of the Father’s Day Gifts and come back here and leave a comment below about what you would buy a special dad for Father’s Day.
Terms: 1. Australian residents only 2. Winner will be drawn randomly 3. Winner will be notified by email and if no response is received within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn 4. Giveaway open from 13 August to 20 August 2012. 5. Voucher will be valid for 12 months. 6.Voucher is subject to Red Balloon T&Cs. 7. This competition is no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.
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Offer: Spend $129 or more on any RedBalloon experience, and receive $30 off.
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Terms and Conditions: 1.Offer valid until 31/12/13. 2. Promotional Code can only be used once per person. 3. All purchases are subject to Red Balloon T&Cs.
Thanks to the team at Digital Parents Collective for inviting me to be a part of the RedBalloon Experience Program. I will share my awesome experiences with you over the next 6 months. Stay tuned! As always, all opinions are my own however the experiences are complimentary. I was not paid for this post.