This is quite a full-on first date idea so make sure your partner also enjoys outdoor adventure activities.
If AFL is more your interest, watch a high-action game at Manuka Oval and enjoy sharing a common interest together.
If you haven't heard of the idea before, an "Escape Room" is a physical adventure game in which players are locked in a room and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles and escape within a set time limit.
All three Escape Rooms in Canberra - Escape Room Canberra, Expedition Escape Rooms and Riddle Room Canberra - all have games for two people for around each.
This lookout offers beautiful scenic views across the city centre, taking in sites such as Parliament House and the enormous Lake Burley Griffin.
It's only a quick drive from the centre of Canberra, or you can make a day of it, by walking or cycling up with a packed lunch.
With this in mind, here are five original and creative date ideas for guys planning a first date in the city of Canberra. Dinner and a movie with a twist If you're a traditional sort of guy and love the old fashioned 'dinner and a movie date, why not try to update the high school classic?