Couples today often jet off across the world for their honeymoon – but why? Australia has so many beautiful honeymoon destinations, and they’re right here under our noses! If you’re considering keeping your honeymoon within our beautiful country, here’s 8 locations for a “ripper” Australian honeymoon.
New South Wales
Known for its beaches, surfing, and scuba diving sites, Byron Bay is the ideal location for a quintessential beachside honeymoon. Perfect for newlyweds dreaming of a relaxing honeymoon in the sun, Byron Bay is the ideal place to unwind after your wedding – without leaving the country!
Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania
The jewel of Lake St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain is known for its hiking tracks, gorgeous alpines, and tranquil countryside. And, with plenty of warm and cosy accommodation, Cradle Mountain is perfect for newlyweds dreaming of a honeymoon in the wilderness.
Kimerbely, Western Australia
Broome is the perfect destination for those seeking a romantic coastal getaway. Broome is known for its gorgeous sunset camel rides down iconic 22km-long Cable Beach and its local pearl farms. The ideal place to relax and unwind after your wedding.
Northeast Adelaide, South Australia
Famous for its wine production, the Barossa Valley is perfect for wine-lover honeymooners. With an array of high-profile wineries offering tours and cellar-door tastings, you’re spoiled for choice at your Barossa Valley honeymoon!
Snowy Mountains, New South Wales
Located within Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales, Thredbo alpine village and ski resort is ideal for those seeking a more adventurous and wintery honeymoon. With Mount Kosciuszko on your doorstep, this honeymoon is perfect for those dreaming of spending their days skiing and snowboarding, and curling up by a cosy wood fire at night.
Located on the tropical coast of Queensland, the Whitsundays is perfect for newlyweds dreaming of a relaxing, beachside honeymoon. This area is known for its marine life, water activities, and secluded white sand beaches. And, with most of the islands uninhabited, the Whitsundays is the ideal place to unwind after your wedding.
Famous for its beach resorts, surf spots, and rural hinterland, the Sunshine Coast is perfect for newlyweds dreaming of a honeymoon in the sun. And, with plenty of adventure and water sports, attractions, tours, beaches, wildlife, and coastal drives, the Sunshine Coast has something for every honeymooner.
Kakadu National Park
With terrain encompassing wetlands, rivers, and sandstone escarpments, Kakadu National Park is home to 2,000 plant species and wildlife, including saltwater crocodiles. Perfect for the more adventurous honeymooners, Kakadu National Park is rich with Aboriginal history including rock paintings dating back to prehistoric times.