The ‘Land Down Under’ is not only a hotbed for exciting adventure but presents soaring opportunities for romantic soirées, set amidst perfect natural backgrounds and executed lavishly and with a great style.
Seeking a romantic encounter in Australia? Don’t look past these top five options:
Scuba Diving at the Great Barrier Reef
Shades of yellow and green, blue and tan dominate the Great Barrier Reef along with life forms that are intriguing as well as splendid at the same time. Imagine getting a chance of witnessing more than 1,500 species of fish, 411 types of coral, 134 species of sharks and rays and six of the world’s seven species of threatened marine turtles mammals with your partner while scuba diving to the depths of the world’s largest coral reef system! No matter if you are a pro or a beginner; there is an array of scuba diving courses available on spot for honing your diving skills.
Drive along the Great Ocean Self-Drive
Twisting and turning along the coast of an ocean, the Great Ocean Self Drive road holds the reputation for being one of the most scenic and stunning roads in the world. Most couples looking to drive through the whole stretch of 243kms begin their drive at Torquay, a town popular as the Mecca for surfers. Amongst the spectacular towns that you will traverse on your journey will be the resort towns of Anglesea and Lorne as well as Kennett River, Apollo Bay (popular for The Twelve Apostles) and Princetown (where Port Campbell National Park begins) amongst many others. Watching the sunrise and sunset while crossing charming little villages, great opportunities for wildlife and bird spotting as well as awe-striking natural landscapes will define your journey along the road.
Wine Tasting in the Hunter Valley
One of Australia’s major wine regions, the Hunter Valley has a long history of winemaking, going back to 1820s that you can know all about during your excursion to this verdant region. You can sample a plethora of exceptional wines at over 150 wineries that are spread throughout the region. Immerse yourself into the culture of the region with your partner by booking a wine flight, or signing up for a master class together. A vineyard tour at one of the top wineries or charming boutique winery in the country will etch everlasting memories of the place.
Ride on a Hot Air Balloon in Alice Springs
Marked by cavernous gorges, limitless desert landscapes and lush parks, Alice Springs renders the heart of central Australia breathtaking. A hot air balloon ride over the mesmerising landscapes of the region is the surest way to kindle romance. Sip on exquisite champagne as you and your partner enjoy awe-inspiring vistas of the West MacDonnell Ranges at the sunset or the sunrise. If you are lucky, you may also spot an odd Red Kangaroo in the distance.
Dinner Cruise at Sydney Showboat
A luxurious dinner cruise aboard a showboat in Sydney sounds like good times. Hold onto your partner’s hand as you enjoy a sumptuous 3-course meal along with the world-famous views of the Sydney Harbour. The highlighter performance ‘The Voyage of Love’ sets the tone for the rest of your evening that will pass in the blink of an eye.