8 Australian Honeymoon Locations You’re Guaranteed To Love

Australia is such a unique and diverse country and some of the world’s most idyllic honeymoon destinations can be found in our very own backyard. With so many romantic places to explore, unwind, and relax in, honeymooning in Australia is perfect for newlyweds who may not have the time or desire to head overseas. Get inspired for your honeymoon with our list of the dreamiest honeymoon locations in Australia.

Honeymoon Locations Australia


Honeymoon Location 1: Orpheus Island

Experience the ultimate in romantic escapism at the Great Barrier Reef’s best island resort, Orpheus Island Lodge. Accommodating just 28 people, Orpheus is an all-inclusive, private island lodge located in the Great Barrier Reef.
Orpheus Island is your very own unspoilt tropical paradise, and the perfect destination for an ultra romantic honeymoon.


Spoil your loved one with the All Loved Up package, featuring four nights’ accommodation, three gourmet meals daily, complimentary inclusion of selected Australian wines and beers, a ‘Dining with the Tides’ six-course degustation dinner, a bottle of French champagne upon arrival, and a one hour Gwandalan Day spa treatment, per person. 



Honeymoon Location 2: Mount Mulligan

Experience the essence of the outback through a captivating landscape at Queensland’s newest luxury lodge. Mt Mulligan Lodge, in remote Far North Queensland, offers romantic boutique accommodation in the shadow of Mount Mulligan. Discover and explore the expansive property by ATV or foot whilst learning about the historic gold and coal rush and the current day-to-day workings of the cattle station.


In true honeymoon style, order a chef-prepared gourmet picnic hamper and explore Mount Mulligan’s hidden treasures, pop into the rustic Sunset Bar for a sundowner as you watch the ridge come alive as the sun sets, feast on a five-course degustation dinner under the sparkling night sky, and stargaze using the resident telescope.


Ensuring an intimate escape, Mount Mulligan Lodge accommodates just 16 indulged guests at any one time and couples are able to appreciate the serenity of the outback whilst still enjoying all the luxuries of premium accommodation.
Relax in your secluded room or outdoor bath with a view overlooking the eucalyptus-lined weir and beyond onto the 18-kilometre sandstone ridge of Mount Mulligan.


Honeymoon Locations Australia

Honeymoon Location 3: Daintree Rainforest

This unique honeymoon destination is nestled within the heart of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest and offers 15 eco-friendly bayans (treehouses) immersed in a leafy rainforest canopy. Boasting majestic Bull Kauri trees, a private waterfall and dedicated walks, the Daintree Ecolodge is the perfect Australian honeymoon location to spend quality time with your newlywed.


Honeymooners do not have to venture far from their bayan to experience the best of the Daintree Rainforest, with a range of experiences available on-site at the lodge. Daily yoga classes in the rainforest surrounds, spa treatments alongside the on-site waterfall and dining on fresh seasonal cuisine at the Julaymba Restaurant all ensure a romantic escape.



Honeymoon Locations Australia

Honeymoon Location 4: Hunter Valley

Just a short drive from Sydney, the Hunter Valley is the ultimate romantic honeymoon weekend getaway. Surrounded by rolling hills and dozens of vineyards, it’s a haven for honeymooners looking to spend their days cycling, dining and cosying up in a cabin with a glass of wine in hand after their wedding.
For couples that are up for an adventure, there are plenty of activities such as horse riding, national parks to explore and hot air balloon rides!



Honeymoon Locations Australia

Honeymoon Location 5: Mt Tamborine

Featuring lush greenery and stunning natural waterfalls, Mount Tamborine is a beautiful tropical rainforest just a short one hour drive from Brisbane.
Peppered with incredible walking trails and exquisite views, the atmosphere is tranquil and relaxing, making Mt Tamborine the perfect honeymoon destination for you and your loved one.


Honeymoon Locations Australia

Honeymoon Location 6: The Ville Townsville

Known locally as a destination of world class located right on the edge of paradise, honeymooners will enjoy the experience of a lifetime at The Ville Resort and Casino in Townsville. Luxuriously appointed rooms overlook the water, where you can enjoy views of the sunrise. At night, you’ll be treated to live entertainment, or you can try your luck in the casino gaming room.

The resort also features top class restaurants and bars, where you can indulge your palate with a fine dining experience, followed by your favourite alcoholic beverages.

During the day, you can embark on an adventure tour, or simply relax beside the stunning swimming pool. If you want a honeymoon destination that gives you the option of both relaxation and excitement, The Ville is for you.


Honeymoon Locations Australia

Honeymoon Location 7:  Sail on a Yacht through the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most special and unique honeymoon destinations a couple could experience together. There’s no better way to experience a honeymoon adventure in such a stunning part of the world than aboard the luxury motor yacht, the M.Y. Flying Fish.

You can charter the boat for a day trip or a multi day/night Great Barrier Reef adventure cruise. Luxury accommodations await you on board, along with gourmet meals and sunset drinks up on deck. The yacht even comes with its very own helipad.

Not only can you sail out to various locations on the Great Barrier Reef for some swimming and snorkelling, but the M.Y. Flying Fish can also whisk you off to islands and resorts in the area, where you can explore the local flora and fauna or indulge in each island’s range of activities. Just some of the islands you can visit are Dunk Island, Orpheus Island, Magnetic Island and the remote and unspoilt Hinchinbrook Island.

When you book the M.Y. Flying Fish for your honeymoon experience, cruise packages can be tailored to your special requirements. You’ll definitely have the experience of a lifetime aboard this luxury yacht in one of the planet’s most stunning locations.


Honeymoon Locations Australia

Honeymoon Location 8: Sand Cay Experience

If you plan a honeymoon around the Great Barrier Reef area, there is one extremely memorable thing you can do to make your trip the ultimate experience. Book a helicopter ride and be flown out to Vlasoff Sand Cay, right in the heart of the reef. This tiny cay in the middle of the Coral Sea is private, tranquil and quite simply stunning.

The cay is surrounded by coral reef and pellucid blue water. You can spend your hours there swimming, snorkelling, or simply kicking back on the sand. As a part of your helicopter ride and Vlasoff Cay package, you’ll get to enjoy a picnic hamper lunch with sparkling white wine to accompany it.

The Vlasoff Sand Cay experience starts off in Cairns at Nautilus Aviation, where you’ll board the helicopter and take in the sights as you fly out to your secluded little island paradise.



Book Your Great Barrier Reef Honeymoon

You’ve made it official and now its time to unwind! Whether you’re the type of couple that wants to explore the reef and the many other experiences on offer, taste award-winning food, or simply veg out on one of the world’s most beautiful resorts, Orpheus Island Lodge has you covered! With only 28 guests on-island at any given time, Orpheus Island Lodge is the perfect place for some uninterrupted one-on-one time.
Take advantage of our ‘All Loved Up’ package and book your dream honeymoon to Orpheus Island today. Find out more here.


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