From white-water-rafting Down Under to icy mountain hiking in Norway, these bucket-list destinations are ideal for newlyweds looking to up the ante on their honeymoon
QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND
Known as the action capital of the world, Queenstown offers many different tummy-churning activities for couples. Here you can try white water rafting, skiing, paragliding and their famous 134m free-fall Nevis bungee. With breathtaking views, quaint cafes and friendly locals, Queenstown is the perfect place to face your fears in the day and chill out by the water at night.
Queensland offers an array of different outdoor activities you will never tire of. Whether you fancy scuba-diving the Great Barrier Reef, taking a 4×4 trip on Fraser Island or exploring the Whitsunday Islands on a fabulous Yacht, there are so many activities which will guarantee to make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck. Perfect for couples, this area also offers some amazing beaches, wildlife and nightlife. It’ll be the honeymoon all your friends will be jealous of.
Norway is one of Europe’s best-kept secrets. With glorious mountain ranges, stunning landscape and even better hiking trails, your honeymoon will be nothing short of amazing. If you fancy hiking through icy mountain crevices, kayaking through crystal clear waters or taking a trip out to do some whale watching, you will be sure to get a real taste of Nordic life through this trip.
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Want to experience the real Africa? Then look no further than Cape Town. Offering a cosmopolitan paradise filled with fantastic bars and restaurants, some stunning hiking trails around Table Mountain, and beautiful beaches just a stone throw away from the city, you will be spoilt for choice. If it’s a taste of African adventure you’re after then a safari tour would be your best bet for getting up close and personal with the wildlife and experiencing a once in a life time experience.
Not keen on a tropical climate? Why not take a trip to Finland, or even better yet stay in the famous Kakslauttanen hotel in Lapland? It boasts underground igloos that you can cosy up in and spend your evening gazing up at the Nordic night sky. Why not try dog sledging in the day and get a real taste of Scandinavian life.