​The 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Australia

​The 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Australia

Posted by Georgina Bennett on 19th Apr 2019

1) Great Barrier Reef

One of Australia’s most remarkable natural landscapes, the Great Barrier Reef is the world's biggest coral reef framework. The Great Barrier Reef is composed of more than 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands and extends for more than 2,300 kilometres. The reef is situated in the Coral Sea, off the Queensland coast. Your honeymoon at the Great Barrier Reef, can include a multitude of activities available including swimming, scuba diving, helicopter and boat tours, sailing, whale watching and walking and relaxing on the pristine beaches.

2) Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain is a mountain in the astounding World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, one of Tasmania's premier wilderness regions. Located only 2 hours beautiful drive from Launceston and 1.5 hours from Devonport. This brilliant location features diverse natural wilderness and includes grassland, rainforest and ancient plants as well as a rich variety of wildlife.

3) Uluru

Uluru, or Ayers Rock, is a huge 348 metre high sandstone monolith in the heart of the Red Centre in the Northern Territory. View at sunrise or sunset for the spectacular sight of Uluru transforming from ochre to burnished orange and intense red. Geologists say their formation began about 550 million years ago. Uluru is not only a spectacular natural formation, but it's a deeply spiritual place.

4) Kimberley

The Kimberley is in the remote and sparsely settled northern region of Western Australia.View the rare and remote in this location, from rock formations that are two billion years old, tropical forest topped islands, dramatic gorges, towering ochre cliffs, semi-arid savanna, waterfalls and rock art galleries that scientists believe may be the oldest in the world.

5) Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island lies off the mainland of South Australia, southwest of Adelaide. Kangaroo Island has 509km of Coastline (155km from the East Coast to the West Coast). Over a third of the island is protected in nature reserves, home to native wildlife like sea lions, koalas and diverse bird species. In the west, Flinders Chase National Park is known for penguin colonies and striking coastal rock formations. With native bushland and wildlife, adventure and exploring, and pristine beaches, this also makes an ideal honeymoon location.

6) Barossa Valley

The Barossa is an internationally-acclaimed wine region northeast of Adelaide, in South Australia. You can visit over 80 cellar doors, tasting some of the most awarded wines in the world and enjoy sumptuous local produce. Enjoy the fascinating cultural heritage and experience many hidden gems in this area.

7) Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is a rugged region west of Sydney in New South Wales. Known for dramatic scenery, it encompasses steep cliffs, eucalyptus forests, waterfalls and bushwalking trails. The Blue Mountains is situated within a World Heritage area offering a unique, relaxing environment with fresh mountain air for the perfect honeymoon.

8) Freycinet National Park

Freycinet National Park is on the east coast of Tasmania. Freycinet National Park is full of natural assets including granite peaks, secluded bays, white sandy beaches and abundant birdlife. Walking trails lead to lookouts above the picturesque views including Wineglass Bay.

9) Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is an Australian National Heritage listed 243 kilometre stretch of road along the coast of Victoria. Spectacular views will await you, see the towering 12 Apostles, native wildlife, ocean views, pristine rainforest and misty waterfalls along the spectacular Great Ocean Road.

10) Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is located only two hours' drive north of Sydney in New South Wales. The Hunter Valley is Australia's oldest wine region and surrounded by magnificent natural beauty. You will view beautiful landscapes of rolling vineyards, mountain ranges and ancient rainforest.