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6 Most Romantic Destinations in Australia for Couples

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Couple walks on Trinity beach in Queensland, Australia

Queensland, Australia

A passionate escape to Australia requires a balance of seclusion and activity, natural beauty and modern comforts, and the top 6 romantic destinations to visit in Australia have something any couple can enjoy.

Whether hiking through tropical jungle or basking on the white sands of an idyllic beach, sipping sparkling wine with a view of a vineyard or scouring the landscape in search of fascinating wildlife, no two couples share the same idea of a getaway.

Australia offers much diversity, from rugged and manicured countryside filled with gardens or vineyards to waterfalls, forests, beaches or coastal cliffs, as well as charming secluded towns for intimate and unforgettable affairs.

1. Southern Highlands | New South Wales

Sunrise across Hunter Valley vineyards in New South Wales, Australia

New South Wales, Australia

A number of charming towns decorate the quiet and secluded scenery making the Southern Highlands perfect for couples who enjoy exploring the thrills of nature and visiting with gregarious locals. The expansive rural area of New South Wales represents the bucolic grandeur absent in large cities. The sleepy, old-world ambiance derives from the rolling hills, classic mountains, and mild climate that displays Australia’s new and exciting wine regions. Aside from the natural wonders, the townships welcome visitors with a mix of casual cafes, fascinating art galleries, unique antique shops with decorated storefronts, and handcrafted markets.

2. Palm Cove | Queensland

Sunset at Palm Cove beach in Queensland, Australia

Queensland, Australia

The gorgeous tropical coastline of Queensland offers spectacular sunrises and a relaxed atmosphere as an alternative to the bustling adventures of the Great Barrier Reef. Luxury accommodations and sensational beaches connect to the palm-lined Williams Esplanade. Locals often walk barefoot while admiring the ocean, sandy beach, and the lapping Coral Sea waters on Double Island. The famous sunrise and wellness treatments offer calming activities, while excursions to Daintree National Forest the Great Barrier Reef, or a sunset kayak tour to Double Island, provides more thrills.

3. Daylesford | Victoria

Aerial view of the quaint country town in Daylesford in Victoria,  Australia

Town of Daylesford in Victoria, Australia

The town of Daylesford has built a reputation on the premise that a couple who pampers together, stays together. The rejuvenating mineral waters, spas, springs, and greenery have captivated Australians in a country not often associated with geothermal activity. The area of Victoria surrounding Daylesford features the highest concentration of natural mineral springs in the country. The natural beauty of alpine Victoria acts as the backdrop to the elegant retreat, with trails winding around Lake Daylesford or leading into the valleys of the Macedon Ranges. Relax on Jubilee Lake or stroll through the botanic gardens to find Daylesford’s charm.

4. Adelaide Hills | South Australia

View of Australian vineyard from deck, Australia

Australia

The European influence spreads across the small region of Adelaide Hills that brims from the enchanting architecture to the captivating gourmet cuisine. Farmlands create picturesque scenery amidst the wineries striped with vines. Couples can find captivating highlights with a catered picnic under the changing foliage or during a gourmet dining experience at an antique winery. Wildlife roams free, the summit of Mount Lofty offers sweeping views, and endless charm radiates from the classic old-world ice creameries, candy stores, and boutique shops that craft specialty cheeses and chocolates.

5. Cradle Mountains | Tasmania

Sunset on a glassy lake in Bay of Fires in Tasmania, Australia

Tasmania, Australia

The pristine beauty of Cradle Mountain’s wilderness creates an indelible romantic ambiance in Tasmania, where the dramatic peaks, glassy lakes, and rocky cliff faces contrast Australia’s mainland. Cradle Mountain remains the most iconic peak in Tasmania, with ancient rainforest and unfettered bushland that wraps around the base and foothills. Embrace the outdoors on excursions like horseback riding and canoeing, mountain biking, or hiking. Luxurious accommodations offer spa treatments with a view or accompanied by a cozy fire for comfort amid the ever-changing elements.

6. Broome | Western Australia

Staircase to the moon at the beach in Broome, Australia

Broome, Australia

The grand escape for couples venturing into the wilds of the Kimberley region can also immerse you in Broom’s expansive sunsets over Cable Beach. Warm temperatures and rustling palm trees accentuate the relaxing ambiance. Cable Beach spans over 13 miles of unspoiled chalky-blue water and pristine white sand. Between March and October, you can find the “Staircase to the Moon”, when the moon’s light reflects off water to create a staircase into the night sky. Accommodations pamper visitors with gorgeous poolside facilities, gourmet dining options, and relaxing spa treatments.

Want to Plan Your Perfect Australia Romance?

Loving couple on the beach in Australia

Australia

The wonders of Australia can immerse you in the romance of a remote corner or the bustling beauty of a celebrated cosmopolitan city. As you uncover pristine beaches or exciting marine life, adventures in the rainforest or gourmet wine-tasting experiences, Australia is filled with opportunities for passionate island getaways, adventurous outback safaris, and luxurious wellness getaways. Find inspiration on where to go during your couple’s trip with Zicasso’s Australia Travel Guide. For more information, you can speak to an Australia travel specialist free by filling out a Trip Request or by calling our team at 1-888-265-9707 to craft your perfect trip.

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