When it comes to choosing your Honeymoon destination, paradise doesn’t necessarily mean you have to leave Australia. There are some incredible locations around the country, and they come with the added bonus of saving some money and a long plane trip! So, if you’re after a bit of Aussie inspiration, we’ve found six amazing locations that we think you’ll love. Happy honeymooning!
Where to go: Broome, Western Australia
What to do: Broome is definitely a holiday must! If you’re lucky enough to be travelling between March and October, you might catch the renowned “Staircase to the Moon” occurrence, where the tides of Roebuck Bay create the illusion of a golden staircase. Definitely something for you newlyweds! You can also take an iconic Camel Safari at sunrise or sunset at Cable beach, hovercraft tour around Roebuck Bay or catch a flick at the sunset cinema at Gentheaume Point.
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Where to go: Flinders Ranges, Adelaide
What to do: Enjoy the incredible secluded outback scenery of Flinders Ranges. There are guided or self-guided local walks through the mountain ranges, four-wheel-drive safaris and wildlife tours, mountain bike rides up to lookouts and star gazing sessions.
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Where to go: Blue Mountains
What to do: A picturesque escape into the mountains is a great way to get some downtime together after the wedding. If you want a more active take on your time in the valley, then take your pick from activities like horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, archery or a wildlife safari!
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Where to go: Melbourne, VIC
What to do: Melbourne, often credited as the Australian capital of culture, is abuzz with things to do all year around. We recommend checking out an exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, kicking back with a coffee on Degraves Street, window shopping in the Bourke Street Mall, and shopping up a storm on Chapel Street. You can find Stylish and sophisticated apartment hotel style accommodation within Melbourne that will make you feel right at home.
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Where to go: Kangaroo Island, South Australia
What to do: There is no shortage of local produce to eat and drink, with a pretty incredible backdrop. During the day time you can enjoy a spa, laze around in the sun, take off on a local quad bike safari, trek the coastline cliffs or National Parks, kayak or beach fish.
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Where to go: Tweed Valley, Murwillumbah
What to do: It’s time to soak in the Tweed Valley beauty. There are walking tracks through the surrounding National Parks, local arts, craft and farmers markets every weekend, stretches of beaches and natural lagoons, public galleries and studios. Oh and of course, there is an in-house spa therapist and catering.
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