Planning a romantic getaway to Australia? The first thing to do is to know where lovers usually go if they want to celebrate their love, convince someone to fall in love with them, or to pull off the best honeymoon ever. There are a few romantic destinations in Australia that you might also want to visit with your special someone.
These are continental islands before you reach Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef. It is usually frequented for its yachts and the Heart Reef, which is a heart-shaped coral on the Hardy Reef. It is best seen when you’re in a helicopter or seaplane. It was discovered in 1975 and has since become a popular destination during Valentine’s Day and wedding proposals.
This is the perfect place in South Australia for those who want a picturesque sunset and ocean views. Its wildlife is another attraction for couples. You can watch the little penguins in Granite Island or go whale watching.
This is considered as a spa town because of its luxurious spas and natural mineral springs. You can de-stress and rejuvenate in Daylesford with your loved one and avoid going at each other’s throat, which is bound to happen when you’re stressed. Couples also love visiting the Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens or Lake Daylesford.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Hyams Beach has among the whitest sands in the world. It is located in Jervis Bay to the south of Sydney. It is also hailed as one of “The World’s Most Romantic Places to Propose” by Travel and Leisure. Couples can swim, fly kites, go windsurfing, snorkel, and picnic on the beach.
If hiking is your thing, the Cradle Mountain has a lot to offer with its countryside and alpine setting. Couples can also enjoy mountain walks, horse riding, spa treatment, bike rides, or bonfire camping.
This Western Australian region will treat you to rock pools, gorges, and beaches. Honeymooners can spend their time on a camel ride, a four-wheel drive, and a wilderness walk. This is ideal for couples with an adventurous spirit.
The Sunshine Coast is found in Queensland. It boasts of several remote beaches where you can rest with your loved one at temperatures ranging between 21 and 29 degrees. You can enjoy a dip in the sea and treat your palate in one of the fine dining restaurants along Hastings Street. The Eumundi Markets sell the local produce. If you want to spend more time at the beach, just choose from Noosa, Caloundra, Coolum, or Mooloolaba.
Honeymooners love Byron Bay for its untouched beaches. It also offers several activities, such as kayaking, hiking, fishing, and hang gliding.
This is another ideal romantic destination for those who love their glass of wine. Barossa Valley has some top wineries, such as Pehmann, Wolf Blass, and Penfolds. You can also immerse yourself in the local festivals, food, and music, while taking in the beautiful views and the peaceful atmosphere of the place.
Wine tours and tastings are the top activities in Margaret River. If you want a truly romantic date, you can buy a bottle of wine and enjoy a picnic while watching the sun set over the Indian Ocean. If you’re the sporty kind, you will surely enjoy Surfer’s Point. There are also underground adventures in Moondyne Cave.
Just take your pick from any of these romantic destinations in Australia. They will not fail to entertain you and give you the feeling like you’re the only people in the world.