Five Honeymoon Destinations You Don’t Have To Leave Australia For

The case for a honeymoon at home.
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There’s a case to be made for spending your honeymoon in Australia.

You get skip the long international flights, complicated visa applications and time spent in customs, all while feeling absolutely no guilt for spending most of your time in the hotel room.

Whether you’re planning a an international trip down the track, or simply wanting to keep your honeymoon as easeful as possible, these are the plenty of romantic destinations right here at home.

Below, the five best honeymoon destinations in Australia.

The Best Honeymoon Destinations In Australia

Uluru, Northern Territory

Honeymoon Uluru
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Take a dreamy desert escape into the Australia’s red centre with a dreamy desert escape to Uluru.

From dining under the stars, exploring sacred sites and getting in touch with nature, it doesn’t get more special than spending your first week as a married couple somewhere as sacred as this.

When it comes to accommodation, it’s hard to go part the luxurious Longitude 131 with its sumptuous safari tents, plunge pools and outdoor daybeds for romantic nights under the stars.

You can book Longitude 131 on Agoda and find alternate Uluru accommodation on and Airbnb.

Whitsundays, Queensland

Qualia resort
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For those dreaming of a tropical escape, Queensland’s Whitsundays are always going to top the list.

With secluded palm-lined beaches, crystal blue water and warm weather, it’s almost impossible not to have a good time with your lover.

While there’s plenty of budget accommodation options to choose from, luxury resorts like Intercontinental Hayman Island, Hamilton Island’s Qualia and Long Island’s eco retreat, Elysian Luxury will all please newlyweds looking for a romantic escape.

You can find deals on, Agoda, Airbnb and the official Hamilton Island website.

Tasmania’s Wilderness

Australian honeymoon destination's in Tasmania
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Something about Tasmania’s notoriously chilly weather everything a little more romantic.

Spend your morning taking long hikes in the mountain air before sinking into a hot tub or beside a roaring fire at night.

Accommodation wise, the luxurious Pumphouse Point at Lake St Clair is the obvious choice but there are also plenty of romantic Airbnb’s dotted around the island.

Book Pumphouse Point on

Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

Australian honeymoon in ningaloo reef.
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Western Australia’s Ningaloo Reef is the perfect honeymoon destination for nature lovers wanting to leave the world behind.

The romantic rugged landscape is home to local whale sharks, big surf and plenty of star gazing opportunities.

The luxury inclined will never want to leave dreamy Honeymoon Tent at the all-inclusive Sal Salis while budget honeymooners while find more rustic glamping options at Red Bluff and Quobba Stations.

You can find deals on and Agoda.

Byron Bay, New South Wales

Honey in Byron Bay
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Whether you’re planning on spending a week in your bikini on the beach, or curling up in a cottage in the region’s majestic hinterland, Byron offers an abundance of romantic escapes.

When it comes to honeymoon accommodation, try Raes on Wategos, Elements of Byron or 28 Degrees.

Book your accommodation on, Airbnb or Agoda.

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