Australia provides honeymooners with every kind of honeymoon experience, from hugging koalas at wildlife reserves to appreciating desert sunsets. Every aspect of a honeymoon experience can be found here!
Palm Cove, situated along Australia’s gorgeous coastline, is widely considered Australia’s Honeymoon Capital. Couples looking to plan an idyllic beach resort hotel stay or apartment rentals will find their choice among luxurious beach resort hotels or self contained apartments here – enhanced further by nearby world heritage rainforest and Great Barrier Reef attractions.
1. Jervis Bay
Jervis Bay is one of Australia’s most spectacular beaches, with white-sand headlands shielding its shores from ocean swells. Additionally, this unique ecosystem comprises coastal cliffs, dunes lakes and rainforests for an unforgettable beach experience.
Hyam Beach may be the first stop of many travellers’ itineraries, but don’t limit your exploration to this stretch of coast – particularly when visiting in winter to avoid crowds! Murrays Beach, Cave Beach and Moona Moona offer stunning secluded beaches; Booderee National Park provides ample hiking opportunities; you may even witness whale migration along its humpback highway between April and October!
Australian’s Southern Highlands make for an enjoyable honeymoon destination, featuring lush bushland, tantalising restaurants and picturesque drives. Bowral in particular is worth visiting as its charming town offers gourmet food, flower gardens and vineyards; producing 21% of Australia’s wine production!
Pumphouse Point at Lake St Clair in Tasmania offers an indulgent getaway perfect for two. Only 2.5 hours from Hobart or with an exquisite seaplane ride away, Pumphouse Point provides couples with all they need for an indulgent trip – from wood-fire lounges and luxe mohair throws, to an in-room fridge stocked with Tasmanian red wines to warm their souls together in comfort.
Australia can offer more than just beach honeymoon experiences for you and your partner; its vast landscape provides numerous memorable encounters. A trip to the Northern Territory’s “Red Centre” provides an unforgettable experience: discover Uluru (formerly Ayers Rock) and its 36 sandstone domes comprising Kata Tjuta as part of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park; experience its ancient history while viewing beautiful sunrise or sunset colors over stunning sandstone formations while witnessing stunning color displays over sandstone formations while taking in its stunning sunrise/set colors!
Longitude 131 elevates your experience of Uluru like never before. Couples can select either an intimate tent designed specifically for them, or indulge in their very own private plunge pool with uninterrupted views of this red-ocher-hued rock formation. Plus, its restaurants and spa boast top-of-the-boat seafood to add another level of indulgence!
Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays is another Australian honeymoon resort that never disappoints, consistently ranking amongst the world’s best due to its scenic views and luxurious attention to detail. It makes an especially good choice for couples married in winter as its ideal climate provides beautiful weather throughout the season when other locations might become overrun with school-age children on summer break.
For an intimate Australian honeymoon retreat, the Bellarine Peninsula on Victoria’s south coast may be your perfect spot. Here, you’ll discover beautiful beaches, breathtaking natural surroundings, and many activities for both of you to do together – kayak tours to spot dolphins by kayak; snorkel tours among giant eucalyptus trees at Booderee Botanical Garden; fresh off-the-boat seafood served up at Murrays Beach Restaurant are just a few options you should look out for; don’t miss Murrays Beach Restaurant either!
3. Kangaroo Island
Kangaroo Island encapsulates Australia in all its glory with sublime beaches, rugged national parks, quirky landmarks and abundant wildlife – making this remote destination the ideal place for romantic nature walks together.
Kangaroo Island honeymoons provide couples with both idyllic beachfront retreats and unique wildlife encounters, and an exciting adventure exploring South Australia’s remote wilderness.
Kangaroo Island lies off Adelaide’s southern coast and is an absolute haven for nature enthusiasts. Boasting over 366 miles of coastline and numerous protected reserves, this idyllic island provides the ideal setting to relax and unwind with your new spouse.
From luxury accommodation options like Qualia Resort’s coastal oasis tucked into the coastline to limestone floors and spacious outdoor terraces that take advantage of beautiful weather, you are sure to find the ideal honeymoon accommodation.
Other popular options include Southern Ocean Lodge, an eco-coast resort situated atop a cliff top. This romantic destination provides various honeymoon packages and amenities such as spa treatments and gourmet meals prepared by local chefs.
Sydney is one of Australia’s premier honeymoon destinations for combining beachside relaxation with vibrant city spirit. Situated around its natural harbor, this vibrant city features iconic architecture, breathtaking beaches and top-rated restaurants that showcase local cuisine – making for an unforgettable visit.
For those in search of nature in their urban adventure, head out on the Great Ocean Road. Here, you’ll discover stunning beaches, historic maritime homes and walking paths through fresh eucalyptus forests – with Lorne being particularly notable with its stunning cliff-top lookout and charming cafe that offer views across the ocean.
From there, drive up to the Great Barrier Reef and spend some time exploring its many coves and snorkeling its turquoise waters. Additionally, consider booking a catamaran tour to reach remote sections of this iconic reef system.
Lord Howe Island should be on every visitor’s itinerary when in Sydney. This tiny island tucked between a turquoise lagoon and coral reef provides ecotourism and bird-watching paradise, as well as luxurious accommodations such as two world-class restaurants or beach bungalows with private spaces for relaxing on.
If you’re planning a winter honeymoon, keep in mind that Australia experiences its schooling summer during this period and thus, vacation spots like Jervis Bay or Great Ocean Road may become more crowded than usual. As such, visiting them during December and January would be recommended to reduce crowding.