3 Tropical Islands to Take Your Honeymoon

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For many people, a honeymoon is a once in a lifetime event, so you’ll want to come up with something special and memorable for the two of you. Beautiful, tropical North Queensland has many fantastic honeymoon destinations that are ideal, providing memories and adventure that you and your beloved will treasure forever.

This post is going to be taking a closer look at 3 awesome tropical island destinations on the Great Barrier Reef for you to choose from. It will whet your appetite for what’s available and give you some ideas to seriously consider before making a decision.


#1 – Palm Island

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Townsville is the gateway to many of the fantastic islands in the Great Barrier Reef area and Palm Island is located just 65 kilometres north of Townsville. Great Palm Island is one of the major islands out of the Palm Island Group and it’s a favourite for holidaymakers and those wanting to experience something special like a honeymoon. It’s exclusive, it’s secluded and offers visitors a tropical paradise that’s sure to enhance the romance.

The highest peak on the island is almost 550 metres and the hinterland is lush with forest and local wildlife. Surrounding Great Palm Island is water that’s a lucid blue, making it ideal for snorkelling the stunning reef near the shore. If you love nature, want some private time and a purely romantic setting, then consider Palm Island for your honeymoon.


#2 – Orpheus Island

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Orpheus Island has long been considered a honeymooner’s paradise because of its exclusivity, a limited number of guests, location and amenities. If you and your partner are looking for the ultimate tropical romantic setting for your post-wedding celebration together, then Orpheus Island is hard to top.

Located not too far from Townsville, you can arrive by boat or even charter a helicopter flight out to the island and arrive in style. Orpheus Island has pristine coastline and is a water wonderland for honeymooners who want to make the most of this tropical location. No matter what package you book, you’ll gain access to all of the resort’s facilities and leisure equipment, including snorkelling gear, kayaks, catamarans and so much more.

The island is tranquil and quite stunning, whether you’re hanging near the coast or venturing inland to explore its incredible flora and local wildlife.

The island also offers ready access for day trips to the Great Barrier Reef as well as neighbouring islands.

Snorkel, fish, cruise the coastline and enjoy gourmet meals every single day of your stay. You and your partner can even learn how to mix cocktails or dine under the stars.


#3 – Hinchinbrook Island

Hinchinbrook Island is an unspoilt wilderness and one of the best locations in Australia to discover magnificent scenery and native wildlife the way it’s meant to be. It makes for the perfect day trip while on your honeymoon and you can even charter a luxury yacht to get there, the M.Y. Flying Fish.

Explore pristine rainforests, rugged mountain ranges, waterfalls that are untouched by human development, natural infinity pools and some of the best white sand beaches you will ever step foot on.

The entire island is a National Park and protected to preserve it. You might even spot a saltwater crocodile in one of the waterways or estuaries. A highlight of your visit to Hinchinbrook Island is to see the famous Zoe Waterfall and if you really desire to see nature in all its wonder, then take the Thorsborne Trail.


Start Planning Your Tropical Island Honeymoon 


Spend your honeymoon in tropical North Queensland. There are so many options and it doesn’t get more romantic than a tropical island getaway.

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