Honeymoons in Australia

Sydney Opera House

Australia – Useful Facts

Flight time from UK 21.5 hrs
Time Difference GMT +11
Best time to travel Sept and October, but also depends greatly on where in Australia you are visiting. Visit Southern states during the Australian summer, and visit Queensland or Western Australia in April – September.
Capital City Canberra
Languages English
Local currency Australian Dollar (AUD) – Check exchange rate
Useful websites Australia Tourism
Tripadvisor – Australia

With everything from skiing, adventure, beaches and sunshine through to history, culture, shopping and romance, you are sure to find your perfect honeymoon in Australia.

Where to go and what to do:

There are so many hundreds of different things that you can do in Australia that any honeymoon couple would be wise to do plenty of research prior to booking. The following is a short summary of Australia’s main attractions, with examples of what sort of experiences and opportunities you will find there:

The Great Barrier Reef in Queensland is the perfect combination of romance and adventure. Snorkel together to wonder at the world’s largest coral reef and swim in deliciously clear waters, all with the backdrop of Queensland’s lush tropical rainforests.

Australian cities such as Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra and Sydney offer cosmopolitan romance, centuries of historical architecture and world-class arts and culture. Every kind of shopping opportunity is available, from high end fashion to fresh produce and Australian aboriginal craft.

Alice Springs in the Northern Territory is a base for visiting the famous Uluru (Ayer’s Rock). Known as the capital of the Outback, experience waterholes, palms and astounding wildlife.

Kkosciuszko National Park is home to many luxurious ski resorts, such as Thredbo Village and Perisher Valley, offering a huge range of skiing opportunities, night life, shopping and romantic luxury lodges.

Sydney, Perth, the Gold Coast (Queensland) and Byron Bay (New South Wales) are four of the main beach holiday areas of Australia. Surfers will love the Gold Coast and Scarborough (Perth), while nature lovers will head to Byron Bay to spot bottlenose dolphins, rays, sea turtles and whales. For a vibrant nightlife, try Perth’s Scarborough, and it is hard to beat the ultimate relaxing beach destination with golden sands and warm aqua waters found on the Whitsunday Islands (part of the Great Barrier Reef).

Sydney Harbour


When travelling abroad (even more so when travelling half way around the world!), you should always take out some form of travel insurance before you go. Policies can offer cover against delay or cancellation, lost baggage and importantly medical costs should you fall ill whilst abroad.