9-Day Honeymoon in Australia: Great Barrier Reef and Sydney

Author: Nidhi Sood on Mar 01,2023

Australia is the most popular destination for love-struck newlyweds due to its natural beauty and wonders. Cruise to the Great Barrier Reef boats of magical white-sand beaches, tropical forests, exotic aquatic life, and beautiful fringing reefs. Besides that, this itinerary includes a tour of the breathtaking Sydney, turning this trip into a fairytale romantic getaway for newly married couples. 


Trip Highlights

  • Explore natures best at Thala Beach Nature Reserve 
  • Enjoy a catamaran ride 
  • Relax at Bondi Beach 
  • Cruise on Sydney Harbour
  • Discover the Majestic Blue Mountains 

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Tour Price

Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Cairns

Meet your private guide at Cairns airport, who will transfer you to your hotel. Set off with your guide to the Thala Beach Nature Reserve. Wander on a private beach and spend time discovering the secluded coves. Enjoy a lavish dinner and enjoy the night stay at Thala. 

Day 2: Great Barrier Reef

Sail on the private catamaran to reach the Reef at the edge of Australia's continental shelf. Explore the Reef from the quicksilver semi-sub. Enjoy snorkeling and diving. Relax and spend time on the beach before having a private candle-lit dinner at the exclusive beachside property. Head back to your hotel in a private car. 

Day 3: Daintree Rainforest

Take a stroll among the creeping vines and emerald canopies in the Daintree Rainforest. Enjoy walkabout cultural adventures specially designed for honeymooners. Take a guided tour to learn about local plants' culinary and medicinal use. Indulge in the restorative powers of a luxurious spa, float down the river on a raft, and absorb generations-old wisdom from the Kuku Yalanji, the area's traditional guardians.

Day 4: Sea-Kayaking at Thala Beach Nature Reserve

The Thala natural reserve supports many rare habitats with a changing kaleidoscope of natural wonders, which will be a fantastic experience, especially if you enjoy nature and wildlife photography. Spend time kayaking, seeing wild wallabies, and helping nature by planting native trees. Enjoy aboriginal music, dance in the evening, and traditional cuisine for dinner. 

Day 5: Hello Sydney!

Take a 3-hour flight from Cairns airport to reach Sydney. Get a private transfer to your hotel. Then, head to the Royal Botanic Gardens and enjoy the wildlife. While exploring the rose and rainforest sections, the ideal spot is Mrs. Macquarie's Chair, which offers some of the most breathtaking city vistas. Return to your hotel for dinner. 

Day 6: Relax at Bondi beach

Visit the famous Bondi Beach, enjoy shopping at fabulous boutiques, and discover the city's vibrant neighborhoods. Have dinner and stay in the luxurious property on the seaside before heading to your hotel. 

Day 7: Exploring Sydney Harbor

Enjoy a breathtaking luxury cruise on the Sydney Harbor, learning its history. Visit the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. Enjoy the 3-course BBQ dinner with local beers and regional wine with your partner, then return to your hotel. 

Day 8: The Blue Mountains

Venture with your private guide to the Blue Mountains in the early morning. Take a stroll to enjoy the spectacular views of the little villages and stunning waterfalls. Visit the Featherdale Wildlife Park to see the kangaroos, koalas, emus, and wallabies. Have a lavish lunch in a luxury hotel. In the evening, visit Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens to enjoy the magnificent views. Sip on a fantastic wine during your trip back to your hotel.

Day 9: Departure

Wander the streets of Sydney, sipping coffee and devouring exquisite snacks from charming cafs before your private guide transports you to the airport for your international flight.

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