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10
2013

Our Top Five: Australian Honeymoon destinations

Whether it be an Island retreat, a cosy warm night filled with delectable wine or an excursion for the adventurous couple, we have got your Australian Honeymoon Destinations covered. We count down the top five Australian Vacation locations for your Honeymoon to relax and unwind after one of the busiest few months planning for your big day. So sit back and get daydreaming; what you are about to read will almost certainly provide you with hours of procrastination.

Number 5: Daylesford

A Honeymoon location for the perfect end to a fairy-tale wedding, Daylesford is located just over an hour outside of Melbourne. The quant country town hosts gorgeous historical sites, relaxing spas and thermal springs and of course delectable cafes and restaurants. This location is perfect for the couple looking to relax and unwind in a cosy cabin amongst Victoria’s charming countryside.

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When to go: September to November – The Flowers are blooming and numerous spring events are on.
Where to stay: Lake House
4 King Street, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
(03) 5348 3329

Accommodation link – http://www.lakehouse.com.au/hotel
Images – http://www.heatheringtoncottage.com.au/gallery.php?image=23

Number 4: Kimberley

Perfect for the outdoorsy and active couple looking to explore Australia’s unique landscape and wildlife. Located in Northern Western Australia, The Kimberley is a Honeymoon destination like no other. Couples can enjoy breathtaking scenery and explore all Australia has to offer such as stunning waterfalls, spectacular red cliffs and unique wildlife. Make sure you pack your hiking boots for this one.

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When to go: June and July – landscapes are lush and weather is temperate.
Where to stay: Bali Hai Resort and Spa
6 Murray Rd, Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia 6726, Australia
(08) 9191 3100

Accommodation link – http://www.balihairesort.com/
Images – http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-aBlgPn5TJxc/TlRn5xDheHI/AAAAAAAABkQ/eh51cOo-ZxM/s1600/the+kimberly+Australia.jpg

Number 3: Barossa Valley

The Barossa Valley – a foodie’s paradise, is perfect for a couple looking to unwind and taste some of South Australia’s appetizing wine and produce. The Barossa provides a relaxed atmosphere where couples are able to absorb a rustic vibe and enjoy breathtaking Australian scenery, festivals and events.

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When to go: All year round – Warm cosy nights indoors or sunny days outdoors.
Where to stay: Seppeltsfield Vineyard Cottage 
27 Gerald Roberts Road, Seppeltsfield, South Australia 5355, Australia
 0403 515 775

Accommodation link – http://www.seppeltsfieldvineyardcottage.com.au/pages/welcome.php
Images – http://www.exploreaustralia.net.au/blog/2012/05/07/top-5-mothers-day-destinations/

Number 2: Byron Bay

For the couple that prefer a more eccentric Honeymoon – look no further than Byron Bay. Located on the coast of New South Wales, this gorgeous paradise provides guests with stunning beaches, lush rainforests and a cultured atmosphere.  Reminiscent of the groovy times of the 60’s and 70’s – this getaway is perfect for the couple looking to experience a Honeymoon with a quirk.

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When to go: August, September, October or November – Little rainfall and mild weather.
Where to stay: Rae’s on Watego’s
8 Marine Parade, Watego’s Beach, Byron Bay, New South Wales, 2481, Australia
(02) 6685 5366

Accommodation link – http://raesonwategos.com/
Images – http://byronpacificapartments.com.au/photo-gallery/byron-bay-beach-track/

Number 1: The Whitsundays

Boasting white sandy beaches, crystal blue water and perfect weather – The Whitsundays certainly offers a paradise for guests.  Made up of 74 islands, the Whitsundays is the perfect location for newlyweds to unwind any time of the year. Of course if lazing by a seemingly photo shopped beach isn’t your ideal activity – the islands also provide guests with a range of activities from water sports, hiking and romantic horse riding on the beach.

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When to go: October to December – Little rain fall and warm weather.
Where to stay: Qualia Resort
20 WhitSunday Boulevard, 4803, Australia
(02) 9433 3349

Accommodation link – http://www.qualia.com.au/
Images – http://www.whitsundays-australia.com/whitsundays-picture-tour.html

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