As your honeymoon is an experience of a lifetime, choosing an appropriate destination should reflect what appeals to both of you. Australia provides plenty of exciting hiking trips as well as quiet romantic glamping getaways; all are sure to find their dream honeymoon here!
Start a wine-tasting journey in South Australia’s Barossa Valley or embark on a nature tour through Tasmania with ancient rainforests, mirrored lakes and thunderous waterfalls!
Sydney offers everything a beach honeymoon requires and more, from stunning white sand beaches and luxurious seaside resorts to iconic Bondi Beach where waves crash against its shore and surfers take to the waves; to Bondi Baths – an Olympic-sized infinity pool built right by the surf and open to the public; then soak up its vibrant cafes, restaurants, promenade with rollerbladers, cyclists, and beach walkers all enjoying themselves at once!
From its city viewpoint, Sydney Harbour Bridge offers unparalleled panoramic views of Sydney and its surroundings. Take in iconic city icons like Opera House and Harbour Bridge on a tour; or experience orchestral, choral or theatrical performances at this internationally acclaimed performing arts centre.
Add an element of nature and luxury to your Australian honeymoon by booking the Roar & Snore accommodation at Taronga Zoo (from S$309), offering the unique chance to sleep among koalas, giraffes, and penguins! Plus join a Zookeeper Day program so you can meet all the animals up close as well as learning more about conservation efforts at the Zoo!
Australia is home to idyllic beaches, lush national parks, bustling cities and luxurious spas – an amazing array of experiences for couples alike. Choose between swimming with whale sharks or sipping local wine from sun-kissed vineyards; exploring an ancient rainforest or renting out cozy mountain retreats; each honeymoon experience awaits in this country!
The Great Barrier Reef
Location Located along the Coral Sea and known for its incredible underwater world, Australia is an attractive honeymoon destination. Here, couples will find luxurious resorts and cruises as well as unforgettable nature experiences that combine sun, sea and sand into unique experiences that provide memorable honeymoon memories.
Sal Salis Honeymoon Camp provides an intimate and luxurious Australian honeymoon experience tucked between Cape Range National Park’s dunes. Offering 15 eco-luxe wilderness tents that look out onto the ocean and a location known as “where the outback meets the reef”, this may just be your ideal honeymoon location!
Cairns is an adventurer- and honeymooner-favorite city in Queensland’s far northern corner, known for its idyllic beaches and bustling nightlife. You’ll also find rainforests accessible via scenic escorted tours or helicopter, wildlife habitats spanning woodland, wetlands, forest and savanna that will give you insight into this country’s ecosystems, as well as an impressive rainforest canopy which can be reached via scenic tours from Cairns or helicopter.
Tasmania is the perfect romantic escape, boasting vineyards, farm-to-table restaurants and gorgeous coastlines dotted with white sandy beaches and clear waters. Coles Bay stands out for its rugged peaks, uncrowded beaches and pink granite mountains while Freycinet National Park provides amazing views over Wineglass Bay.
Australian outback is an unforgettable travel destination that shouldn’t be left off any travel bucket list. At Uluru, you can sleep under the stars and zip around on a segway to take in its red monolith and surrounding gorges and canyons. Local indigenous custodians consider Uluru sacred ground; therefore visitors should refrain from climbing it too quickly to maximize your time exploring this magical landscape.
If you enjoy going off-grid, why not plan a luxury camping honeymoon in Australia’s remote Northern Territory? Here you will be treated to breathtaking sights such as Aboriginal artworks, towering waterfalls, sandstone formations and towering sand dunes. To maximise the experience it is recommended that visitors arrive between March and May or September and November when temperatures are milder and the crowds have lessened significantly.
An ideal way to experience Australia’s outback without trekking across it is a visit to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Here, guided tours are offered and you can learn about indigenous culture while hiking up Uluru or Kata Tjuta from above is also possible.
Are you an enthusiastic wine enthusiast? Australia is well-known for producing premium wines, and Margaret River region offers some exceptional boutique wineries that feel more like private estates where you can sample a wide range of tasty beverages while lounging by the pool or having long lunches.
Australia’s beaches and reefs may be its premier honeymoon spots, but there are also countless lesser-known options that will take your breath away. Picture beautiful white beaches lined with palm trees, lush national parks with an abundance of wildlife and remote mountain retreats for unforgettable experiences that await.
Lord Howe Island is an idyllic retreat for nature enthusiasts, where dolphins and seals can be found at Jervis Bay Marine Park. Norfolk Island also provides excellent opportunities to observe sea eagles, koalas and take boat tours to view bioluminescent plankton-filled shallow waters that glow bright blue at nightfall.
As Australia’s World Heritage-listed paradise known for “where the outback meets the reef,” Sal Salis is an idyllic spot on Australia’s western coast that allows guests to experience the Great Barrier Reef with a different perspective. Stay at Sal Salis, a luxurious safari camp featuring 15 eco-luxe wilderness tents that overlook the Indian Ocean; each tent provides luxurious glamping accommodations complete with dreamy four-poster beds and spacious double hammock decks where two can bask in the sunshine all day long!
Barossa Valley, Australia’s prestigious wine region, produces 21% of Australia’s wines and makes for an idyllic romantic getaway with its hillside cellars and charming small-town culture. You can also go hiking, cycling, kayaking or exploring at nearby national parks such as Kata Tjuta or Uluru-Kata Tjuta for outdoor adventure.