Australia is an incredible honeymoon destination that provides couples with unforgettable experiences ranging from exploring wildlife to wine tasting and art galleries – there’s sure to be something here that caters to each couple’s interests!
Relax on a beach and spot a kangaroo, or get your thrills climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge. From Blue Mountains to Great Barrier Reef, discover Mother Nature’s beauty here.
The Sydney Opera House
Danish architect Jorn Utzon won a competition to design the Sydney Opera House back in 1956, creating not only an eye-catching architectural feat, but also a cultural center featuring an exciting range of performances. With four roof shells and six theater and music venues renowned for their amazing acoustics, its opening in 1973 soon after made it an iconic site worth seeing on your Australia honeymoon – make sure you visit its grounds for concerts, opera performances, movies showings or simply strolling leisurely around them all!
One of the best ways to view Sydney Opera House from its unique perch on water is via ferry from Circular Quay or kayaking in nearby waters. Kayaking will provide an up close and personal view, while purchasing tickets to performances could also add some excitement!
Mrs Macquarie’s Chair offers one of the finest views of Sydney Opera House and Harbor Bridge as well as city skyline panorama. Popular for photos at sunset when its soft light illuminates this distinctive landmark.
The Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Sydney’s iconic landmarks, and can only truly be appreciated when seen for yourself. Standing 134 meters above water level, the Harbour Bridge features eight traffic lanes (two new ones have replaced older tram lines), a pedestrian path, and two tracks for North Shore Railway line on its western side.
BridgeClimb tours are one of the best ways to experience the bridge, taking visitors on an 1.5 to 3.5 hour climb to its summit and offering unparalleled views of city skylines from above. Additionally, Night Climb and Twilight Climb experiences provide the chance to see it at various times of day.
Visitors who fear heights can still take in incredible views from the south pylon lookout or Circular Quay, including those not yet ready to overcome their fear. Celebrities have used the Bridge for numerous photoshoots – Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark, Cate Blanchett, Hugh Jackman, Pierce Brosnan, Nicole Kidman, Justin Timberlake among them have used its backdrop.
The Bridge has also served as the backdrop for numerous special events, including a gay marriage in 2018, Chinese New Year dragon dance, Maori war dances, yoga sessions and fireworks displays. Furthermore, Paul Hogan’s cheeky tourism ads, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome movie and more have used its beautiful setting as their setting.
Sydney’s iconic beach is best experienced from one of the double-ended ferries that run between Circular Quay and ferry wharf 2 at Manly. They provide magnificent views of Sydney’s skyline and harbor bridge, and make for an enjoyable way to travel while you unwind during an Australia honeymoon trip.
Once you’ve arrived at your destination, take a stroll along the Corso – lined with shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants as well as surf and gift stores selling indigenous art, boomerangs and other handmade treasures.
Manly Beach offers stunning stretches of soft velvet-like sand that stretches along its coastline for three kilometers; providing an idyllic place to unwind and work on your tan.
As night falls, watch the water transform into a stunning hue of sparkled blue as bioluminescent plankton illuminates its shallow waters – this experience should not be missed! Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime show!
Australia is home to breathtaking landscapes, from beaches and sand dunes to bushwalks and wildlife – each offering something special and breathtaking for anyone visiting its shores. Experience bucket list adventures or simply spend quality time with someone new; this remarkable country has something for all.
The Shangri-La Hotel
The Shangri-La Hotel offers an exquisite harbour city oasis. Nestled within Sydney’s historic Rocks District, its 564 rooms and suites feature breathtaking views of Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge along with exceptional dining and spa experiences.
From the moment of arrival, this hotel’s luxurious decor and service create an ambience of warmth and welcome. Guests enjoy modern amenities such as expansive marble bathrooms with large soaking tubs and state-of-the-art TVs; rooms also include tea and coffee bars and some provide breathtaking views of Eiffel Tower from balconies or bathtubs.
As part of your stay at Altitude Hotel and Blu Bar on 36, be sure to dine at their award-winning restaurants; Altitude offers breathtaking views over Sydney while Blu Bar on 36 offers delicious cuisine that celebrates Australian ingredients, flavors, and perspectives.
Shangri-La Hotel stands out as not only being an elegant getaway, but is also committed to sustainability. All year long, various environmental and social initiatives are carried out at the hotel to support local communities; specifically education, health, welfare of vulnerable persons as well as work/life balance for its employees with all necessary tools available to ensure success at both.