Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific
From romantic outback retreats and heavenly rainforest hideaways to idyllic island getaways for two, honeymooners are spoilt for choice in Australia. Degustation dinners, wilderness walks or sunset sailing; we have all your passions covered.
Some Of Our Favourite Honeymoon Experiences
These itineraries have been designed to inspire you with a small selection of the many unique adventures to be had in this beautiful region. Once you have a feel for the destinations and experiences that best resonate with you, we will tailor every element of your perfect luxury travel itinerary, exclusively for you.
A grown-ups’ getaway bringing together great food, fine wine and fabulous nature.
7 nights’ accommodation (2 nights Bells at Killcare, 2 nights Spicers Guesthouse Hunter Valley and 3 nights Spicers Sangoma Retreat including breakfast daily, 3 lunches and 3 dinners per person, behind-the-scenes Hunter Valley winery tour and tasting, private half-day guided hike in the Blue Mountains. Rental vehicle including insurance (max cover).
Enjoy romance unlimited with the blissful combination of tranquil mountain hideaway with and idyllic tropical island getaway.
6 nights’ accommodation (2 nights Spicers Peak Lodge, 4 nights qualia) inclusive of daily breakfast, 2 lunches and 3 dinners per person. Shared helicopter flight to Heart Island including glass bottom boat tour and snorkelling equipment. Rental vehicle for travel to/from Spicers Peak Lodge, including insurance (max cover), unlimited kilometres and GPS.
A collection of New Zealand's most romantic and most remote getaways
Private villas on secluded beaches, glass encased pods, and chalets only accessible by helicopter all feature in this collection of New Zealand most remote and romantic locations. After your longhaul flight, get straight to the beach with three nights in a private villa in a secluded bay north of Auckland. Simply spend your time relaxing in the sun, or maybe venture out to a nearby vineyard for a long lunch. Continue to a central North Island location for a stay on tribal Maori land with pristine native forests and countryside for hiking. Fly south to clifftop farm where you’ll stay in luxurious villa built into the hillside, with views over your very own rugged and rocky cove. Venture into one of the world’s few dark sky sanctuaries and revel in incredible views of the galaxy, from bed, in your glass encased pod. Finally, helicopter to an otherwise inaccessible valley surrounded by the snowcapped Southern Alps, just a short hop away from Queenstown and Milford Sound.
14 nights’ accommodation (3 nights The Potting Shed, 3 nights Owhaoko, 3 nights Seascape at Annandale, 2 nights The Lindis and 3 nights Minaret Station including breakfast, lunch and dinner daily), private car and driver transfers or helicopter transfers to and from airports and accommodations, full day private guided hike, private guided farm tour, private stargazing experience, private guided hike and rafting adventure, and private helicopter excursion to Milford Sound.
A luxury honeymoon around the South Island
Travel the length of New Zealand’s South Island, from sunny Nelson to world famous Queenstown, staying at romantic luxury lodges along the way. Start in Nelson where you’ll sail and kayak along the golden sand beaches of Abel Tasman National Park. Sample some of the world’s best Sauvignon Blanc in the vineyards of Marlborough, and hike the Queen Charlotte Track. Continue on to the rocky coastline around Kaikoura for surfing and swimming with the dolphins. Get some city time in Christchurch, shopping and dining on the riverfront precincts. Helicopter to the top of a glacier in Aoraki Mount Cook, and hike through the mountains. Finally, finish in a serene lakeside location near Queenstown, in one of New Zealand’s top luxury lodges.
14 nights’ accommodation (3 nights Pihopa Retreat, 3 nights The Marlborough, 2 nights Hapuku Lodge, 2 nights The Observatory, 2 nights Mount Cook Lakeside Retreat and 3 nights Blanket Bay, including breakfast daily, 2 lunches and 12 dinners), rental vehicle with full insurance, private Abel Tasman National Park excursion, private guided cycling wine tour of Marlborough, private guided hike on the Queen Charlotte Track, small group dolphin swimming excursion in Kaikoura, private stargazing experience, small group helihike on the Tasman Glacier, private helicopter excursion to Milford Sound, small group jetboating experience.
Two weeks in New Zealand's best lodges from north to south
This classic ultraluxe itinerary has you visiting the very best of New Zealand’s lodges throughout the country. Start in the city of Auckland and enjoy the wines of Waiheke Island before heading south to Taupo for a stay at iconic Huka Lodge. Delve into New Zealand farming life, with a luxury twist, at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers. See the best of New Zealand’s marine life in Kaikoura and Banks Peninsula near Christchurch, staying in treehouses and a grand Downtown-esque manor as you go. And finally, as you head towards Queenstown, take two epic helicopter rides, one through the Southern Alps and another to Milford Sound, a pièce-de-résistance you’ll never forget!
14 nights’ accommodation (2 nights at Park Hyatt Auckland, 2 nights at Huka Lodge, 3 nights at the Farm at Cape Kidnappers, 2 nights at Otahuna Lodge, 2 nights at The Lindis, and 3 nights at Matakauri Lodge, inclusive of breakfast daily, 7 lunches and 12 dinners), private car and driver transfers to and from airports and accommodations, private seaplane flight to Waiheke Island with a private wine and food tour of the island, private tour of the Hobbiton movie set, private guided hike and cruise of Lake Taupo, private wine and food tour of the Hawke’s Bay, green fees, club and cart hire at Cape Kidnappers Golf Course, cooking class at Otahuna Lodge, private tour of Banks Peninsula and Akaroa with dolphin cruise, private helicopter journey through the Southern Alps, private guided fly fishing day, private helicopter excursion to Milford Sound, and s private full day touring of Queenstown art and highlights.
Honeymoon on both Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the Cook Islands
Enjoy the best of both Rarotonga and Aitutaki! Starting on Rarotonga, enjoy the snorkelling, visit the local markets, circumnavigate the island by scooter, and even delve into the rugged interior. Then travel to Aitutaki for plenty of hammock time, a day exploring the stunning lagoon, and yet more time beachside.
7 nights' accommodation (4 nights at The Little Polynesian, and 3 nights at Pacific Resort Aitutaki, both inclusive of breakfast daily), airport transfers on Rarotonga and Aitutaki, return flights between Rarotonga and Aitutaki, and a lagoon cruise on Aitutaki.
A combination of the best adults' only resorts in Fiji for your honeymoon
There’s nothing quite like a honeymoon to the South Pacific, even just reading about it is dreamy. This itinerary combines three of Fiji’s best adults’ only resorts, Royal Davui in the south of Fiji, and Tokoriki and Likuliku in the beautiful Mamanuca Islands. Think perfect beaches, waters perfect for snorkelling, and complete privacy.
9 nights' accommodation (3 nights at Royal Davui Island, 3 nights at Tokoriki Island Resort, and 3 nights at Likuliku Lagoon Resort, all inclusive of breakfast daily), and all land and sea transfers between the airport and resorts.
The iconic Bora Bora honeymoon
Start your married life together in perfect paradise above the lagoon on Bora Bora. Enjoy your choice of overwater bungalow, perhaps with a jacuzzi, or an entire plunge pool, and lap up the romance of the South Pacific.
7 nights' accommodation (7 nights at The St Regis Bora Bora Resort including breakfast daily), return flights between Tahiti and Bora Bora, and private airport transfers.
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