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Queensland is “Good to Go” for an unforgettable honeymoon steeped in romance and luxury!

From relishing culinary perfection to unwinding at unique stays, adventure galore, and the best of barefoot luxury, there is something for every couple.

The time to dust off those travel bags is here again! Get ready to set sail to the “land down under” and reclaim your wanderlust with the bounty of natural beauty that awaits you, because Queensland is good to go! With 7000 kilometers of beguiling coastline, golden beaches, and vibrant cities to explore, sweeping your partner off their feet ain’t tough!
Plan a dreamy honeymoon or a luxurious couple’s getaway that’s high on both adventure and leisure filled to the brim with delightful culinary experiences, luxurious stays, and unforgettable vistas. Whether you are hyped for adrenaline-pumping expeditions with your better half, looking to spend moments of peace on an exclusive island, or savor a romantic escape steeped in laidback luxury, the Sunshine State is all set with Covid-Safe practices to welcome travelers from across the world. While there is no end to the plethora of experiences the “Sunshine State” has to offer, here are some must-dos you should have on your checklist!

Queensland honeymoon Journey to the Heart, The Whitsundays ©Tourism and Events Queensland

Barefoot Luxury experiences
For a holiday that is more than a chance to relax, Queensland is brimming with experiences that put you in the lap of nature and serenity. Experience laid-back luxury at its finest in the remote islands of the Great Barrier Reef that offer absolute privacy, or Sleep underwater in the Great Barrier Reef. Captain a private yacht in the Whitsundays, snorkeling by day, and dining on quiet alcoves under the stars at night. Nothing compares to the tranquility of witnessing a magical sunset with a glass of bubbly in your hand and your partner by your side.

Queensland honeymoon Sailing in the Whitsundays ©Tourism and Events Queensland

Offbeat stays for couples
Home to some of Australia’s most idyllic stays both luxury and remote, Queensland boasts a diverse repertoire of unforgettable accommodation options. From swanky new hotels to eco-friendly retreats, glamping tents, and more, you can have your pick of unique places to explore with your partner. The Hinterland Hideaway of Narrows Escape Rainforest Retreat dubbed the ‘Most Romantic Hotel in the World’ calls out to nature lovers with pristine rainforest vistas and sensual solitude. Rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul at the treehouse rooms of Daintree Eco Lodge or Silky Oaks Lodge immersed in the breathtaking rainforest canopy, or head to the iconic qualia at Hamilton Island for a unique expression of world-class luxury.

Queensland honeymoon qualia, Hamilton Island ©Tourism and Events Queensland

Renew your vows on Wilson Island
If a deserted island fantasy is on your mind, the natural coral cay of Wilson Island promises the ultimate romantic experience of exclusivity and luxury. Part of the Great Barrier Reef, you can enjoy the best of snorkeling and pristine marine life any time of the day. Open to only 18 guests at a time, it’s far removed from the world yet replete with every creature-comfort for a romantic escape like no other, one that is sure to re-affirm your love for each other.

Queensland honeymoon Wilson Island ©Tourism and Events Queensland

Sleep underwater in the Great Barrier Reef
Experience the magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef from a whole new perspective at Reef Suites, Australia’s first underwater accommodation. Waking up to the mesmerizing underwater world of the heritage reef is an intimate experience that will stay with you for a lifetime. Talk about a ‘room with a view’!

Queensland honeymoon Reef Suites, Cruise Whitsundays ©Cruise Whitsundays

Ride on a Seaplane to Whitehaven Beach
The breathtaking view of Whitehaven Beach from above is nothing short of getting a glimpse of paradise! Head to the pristine white sandy beach that is dubbed “one of the cleanest, most eco-friendly beaches in the world” for a picturesque picnic getaway on a seaplane for a unique experience.

Queensland honeymoon Whitehaven Beach, The Whitsundays ©Tourism and Events Queensland

Journey to the Heart
A vacation in the Whitsundays is incomplete without a trip to the iconic Heart Reef, an incredible coral formation that has captured the imagination of countless photographers and witnessed many wedding proposals over the years! Whether you are planning to pop the question to your special someone on a scenic flight or planning a day trip with a glass-bottom boat tour, snorkeling, and champagne, this Insta-worthy haven is well worth its price!

Queensland honeymoon Journey to the heart, The Whitsundays ©Tourism and Events Queensland

Toast to love on a sunset cruise
Wind down your days with a dose of the glamor of private boat charters and curated tours around Port Douglas, Hamilton Island, Gold Coast, and more. Witnessing a magical sunset as you nibble on canape and make champagne toasts with your partner is sure to craft memories you will always cherish.

Queensland honeymoon Gold Coast ©Tourism and Events Queensland

Glamping Chronicles
Getting back to nature has never been more appealing! Unwind and recharge with luxurious glamping options that are available across Queensland. Pitch your own tent or one of their powered safari tents in the tranquil forest escape of O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat in the scenic rim area, and get a taste of bushwalking while rejuvenating in the luxury tents of Spicers Canopy Eco Camp with chef-prepared meals and fine wine.

Queensland honeymoon Spicers Canopy, Scenic Rim ©Tourism and Events Queensland

Romantic Picnics
Enjoying a picnic amidst scenic beauty with the love of your life sure evokes old-world romance, and there is no better place for that than Queensland! Take it beyond just sitting on the grass and plan a divine cheese-and-champagne afternoon in Brisbane’s New Farm Park, followed by a scenic drive with wineries, lavender farms, and farm stands. Take a glamorous spin on the river with Noosa Dreamboats soaking in the coastal beauty before a fully catered private picnic on a nearby sandbar or secluded beach. For a true fairytale experience, stop by Cairns Paronella Park, where you can spread out your picnic blanket right in front of a Spanish-style castle among the trees.

Queensland honeymoon Vintage Picnic, Brisbane © Vintage Picnic Co

Take on Skypoint Adventure Climb together
If you are up for a thrill of adventure with your partner, don’t miss out on the SkyPoint Climb, one of Australia’s highest external building walks! An adrenaline-pumping experience that rewards you with 360-degree views of the entire Gold Coast region including the beaches, cityscape, and lush hinterland, it is sure to be a bonding experience that you will share and cherish.

Queensland honeymoon Skypoint Adventure Climb, Gold Coast ©Tourism and Events Queensland

Date nights you will never forget
If food is your love language, you are sure to lose yourself in Queensland’s smorgasbord of exquisite produce and culinary delights. Home to some of the country’s best venues, Brisbane is sure to win your hearts with upscale Asian establishments like Donna Chang, Mediterranean taverns like Hellenika, and Italian fare at Otto Ristorante among others. Relish the flavors of farm-fresh produce at breezy beach-side eateries at Cairns, Gold Coast, and Sunshine Coast. Housed in a luxurious homestead in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, The Long Apron at Spicers Clovelly Estate offers fine dining at its best. If you want to know what Tropical North Queensland tastes like on a plate, make a beeline for chef Nick Holloway’s Nu Nu of Masterchef fame.

Queensland honeymoon Gold Coast ©Tourism and Events Queensland

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