Top 7 Hidden Gem Honeymoon Destinations In Australia

In the midst of all the stress of wedding planning, it seems only fair for you to be able to take some time out to plan the much-anticipated honeymoon. As fun and exciting as the wedding ceremony and reception will be, there’s nothing that quite beats the time you’ll be able to spend loved-up and relaxing with your new hubby in some incredible destination.

While you can argue that it’s not about the place, but who you’re with, it doesn’t hurt to have your honeymoon in a place that’ll take your breath away, so we’ve done a little digging and found some truly spectacular locations worth visiting. And you don’t even have to leave Australia to find them.

Take a scroll through Australia’s top 8 hidden gems for the most romantic staycation you could ever want.


Tamborine Mountain

An hour’s drive away from Brisbane, Tamborine Mountain is a beautiful area perfect for an Aussie honeymoon. From horseback riding along one of Mt Tamborine’s trails to a hot air balloon ride over the picturesque landscape of the Scenic Rim, you’re sure to never run out of things to do. You can also wander amongst the treetops with the Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, go on a hike, or chase one of the many waterfalls this place has to offer.

If you’re not keen on getting adventurous, pamper yourself at the Tamborine Mountain Getaway Day Spa, go on a wine tour, or visit a coffee plantation. There really is something for every couple.

Where to stay? Pethers Rainforest Retreat.

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Wollemi Wilderness Treehouse

Let your inner kid shine by staying at this incredible private treehouse overlooking the Blue Mountains. With views of Bowen’s Creek Gorge and the Blue Mountains rainforest, you’ll be waking up in the morning absolutely in awe of your surroundings.

Spend all day tucked away in this treehouse for the ultimate romantic getaway, and if you can drag yourself away from the spectacular views, you’ll have everything the Blue Mountains have to offer.

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Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef

This beach-side safari camp lies on the coast of the Indian Ocean in Western Australia, with each of the 15 wilderness tents nestled among the dunes of Cape Range National Park. Choose the Honeymoon Tent for a romantic getaway unlike any other. This tent lies a little further away and has some more privacy than the other tents, which is perfect for a new couple after some alone time.

Explore the reef and swim with whale sharks, humpback whales and dolphins, or stay on land and keep an eye out for the unique flora and fauna. Come sunset, you’ll have the open, starry sky to admire before being lulled to sleep by the sounds of crashing waves.

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✨ Sal Salis is a star gazer's delight. ✨ This image has really captured the Sal Salis experience… Sitting back with the one you love to admire the Milky Way, which shines so brightly here in the Cape Range National Park. ? We love it so much that we've selected it as the May finalist in our photo competition. Congratulations, Jason Wang! ?#SalSalisNingalooReef, @australiascoralcoast, @westernaustralia, @australia, @luxurylodgesofaustralia If you've stayed with us this season, please post your photos to our Instagram and include #SalSalisPhotoComp and #SalSalisNingalooReef in the caption to enter the competition. *Visit our website for competition information and conditions. Link in bio.

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Lord Howe Island

Visit Lord Howe Island on your honeymoon for a slice of Paradise. Go for a hike along the island, snorkel in the world’s cleanest and clearest ocean or relax with a day spa package.

Where to stay? Arajilla Retreat

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Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

A two and a half hour drive away from Sydney, Wolgan Valley resort sits in between two Parks in the Blue Mountains. With steep cliffs looming overhead, you’ll feel like your huddled away in a private island.

While you can experience horse riding adventures or wildlife safaris, each villa at the resort has it’s own pool for you to enjoy, so it’s the perfect choice for those who love to explore, and even anyone who just wants to spend time staying in and relaxing.

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Freycinet National Park

In Tasmania’s east coast you’ll find the stunning Freycinet National Park, which is home to stunning scenery and some very Instagram-worthy views. You can enjoy plenty of walks across the park and at night, spend your time gazing up at the night sky for a stargazing experience that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

Head to Honeymoon Bay for a romantic beach trip and get lost snorkelling, canoeing, or just exploring among the coves.

Where to stay? Saffire Freycinet

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Cradle Mountain

With ancient rainforests, glacial lakes, icy streams and rugged mountains, Cradle Mountain looks like something out of a fairytale. If you’re lucky, you’ll even get to witness nature’s spectacular light show, the Aurora Australis.

Where to stay? Cradle Mountain Lodge

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Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park is arguably the jewel of Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage area, and undeniably one of Australia's most beautiful national parks. From the jagged peaks of Cradle Mountain to the mirrored waters of Crater Lake, this is a wilderness experience that will stay with you a lifetime.

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