Are you still wondering about your honeymoon vacation to Australia? Australia always remains the top choice for honeymoon destinations, especially for couples who are looking for a fanciful secluded getaway.
Here are some of the best honeymoon destinations in Australia that you shouldn’t miss!
Blue Mountains (Sydney)
Indulge in the enchanting beauty of the Blue Mountains with your partner when the blue horizon of eucalyptus trees that appear to stretch on forever. The gigantic forests, sandstone cliffs, cascading waterfalls and canyons all together make up these majestic mountains. The visit is a blend of romance and thrill as you board the world’s steepest railway. The panoramic view from the glass-floored cable car suspended above a steep gorge is a breathtaking experience. If you want more romance, stay at beautiful resorts from where you can see the views without even lifting your heads.
Airlie Beach (Queensland)
If you are a couple who loves beaches, then Airlie Beach is your place to be. It is the hotspot of the Whitsundays located north of Mackay and south of Townsville. The beach is adorned with palm trees, waterfront parks and alfresco restaurants. If you are here on a Saturday, don’t miss out on the Saturday Airlie Beach Markets where you can find local-made jewellery, clothes and crafts. Soak up the laid-back, blissful tropical atmosphere and instantly tune into honeymoon mode.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Tasmania)
The jagged peaks of Cradle Mountain and the mirrored waters of Lake St.Clair is undoubtedly a jewel of Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area. The visit to the national park will be an unforgettable wilderness experience with your beloved. Is there something romantic than watching the flickering shades of Southern Lights under the calm waters of Dove Lake? If you are visiting during winter, then hiking the Overland Track is something you shouldn’t miss. You’ll find surprising discoveries along the way.
Byron Bay (New South Wales)
The coastal town of Byron Bay is a melting pot of new-age lifestyle, surf culture and hedonistic pursuits. It has something for everyone – be it beaches, rainforests and culinary experiences. This destination has a local and relaxed feel that suits the honeymooners without any commercialisation. One more thing about Byron Bay is that there is no shortage of shopping or festive vibes here. You can also get your heart racing with the famous skydiving enjoying spectacular views across the beach and hinterland.
Margaret River (Western Australia)
Margaret River is tucked away with its premium vineyards, glorious beaches and stunning forests. Located on the southwest coast of Western Australia, this is a region of magnificent beauty bounded by exquisite caves and adventurous trails in every direction. This is a very alluring place with its impressive history, mind-blowing sunsets and awe-inspiring views of the Indian Ocean that will last forever in your mind. Every year, locals visit Margaret River and book their stay at enchanting places is something not to get surprised.
Kakadu National Park (Northern Territory)
Being the largest national park in Australia, Kakadu National Park is a unique destination and it is hard to beat its grandeur. It is only a three-hour drive east of Darwin. Every landscape in the national park has a story to tell that will touch your heart. If you are here, Yellow Water Cruise is a must for an ultimate wilderness experience. Book a sunset or sunrise cruise to watch the spectacular colour show across the wetlands adorned with vibrant flora and fauna. Jim Jim Falls and Twin Falls are the most breathtaking ones of all cascading waterfalls.
The Barossa Valley (South Australia)
Wine and dine your way through the peaceful environs during your honeymoon at Barossa Valley. It is a world of gastronomic delights amid picturesque clusters of villages, stone churches, rolling hills and golden vineyards. The destination is not only about the winery; it is much more than that. There are so many things to do, like cycling, driving, hot air ballooning, shopping, to name a few. If you are in Barossa in September, don’t miss the famous Barossa Wine Show.
The Kimberley Region (Western Australia)
Kimberley is one of the largest wilderness frontiers with an ancient landscape of majestic canyons, great food and romantic beaches. If you are looking for a honeymoon destination without bright lights and city life, this could be yours with a perfect backdrop for your special vacation. A cruise in Kimberley and a drive to the thriving town of Broome should be on top of your Kimberley itinerary.
Lord Howe Island (New South Wales)
If you want to escape from the pace of modern life, head to this lush natural paradise that is not more than 2 hours by plane from Sydney or Brisbane. Throughout your visit at Lord Howe Island, birdsongs will be a soothing melody. This destination is especially for couples who love biking and hiking. With only 400 visitors allowed here at a time, bikes are the primary mode of transportation, and it is a slow-paced island. Get closer to nature on a glass-bottom tour of the lagoon and feed the fishes at Ned’s Beach.
Mornington Peninsula (Victoria)
Experience an overdose of luxury and pampering on this summer playground of Melbourne. The locals more commonly visit Mornington Peninsula. Its wineries, busy bayside villages, stunning coastal walks and impressive restaurants are all written over this destination. You can explore many galleries and unwind in natural spas for some relaxation.