Best Honeymoon Destinations for Hiking Loving Couples

Getting hitched is one of those memorable moments in your life that you want to cherish for a long time. Years and years later, you will be reliving and reminiscing the times of your marriage and that unforgettable honeymoon trip you had with your partner.

For an old-school mindset, the word ‘honeymoon’ would mean relaxing on a nice beach with your partner with a cocktail in hand and gazing at the sunset together – romantic? Yes, it is – adventurously romantic? Well, I wouldn’t think so.

Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.’ — Robert Kiyosaki

Love to Hike? Make Your Honeymoon Even Better

If you and your partner love to go hiking and probably have done that together even before marriage, then why not do that while you are on your honeymoon? Hiking can be as romantic as those sunny days at the beach, poolside bars or those exquisite spas and resorts that you might have on your checklist.

For couples who love to add some adventure in their honeymoon, this post will surely guide them through. If you think you know everything you need to about hiking, let us show you the best places where you can plan your honeymoon.

Whitsunday Islands, Australia

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Whitsunday Islands is located between the coast of Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef. You can plan your honeymoon trip at the wonderful InterContinental Hayman Island Resort for all the refreshing and peaceful environment you need with your partner.

The Blue Mountains, Australia

When you think you have seen enough of the beaches, you can head towards the Blue Mountains for hiking or even biking to fill up your honeymoon with all the adrenaline rush you need. Without a doubt, this is one of the better hiking destinations if you are looking to plan your honeymoon trip.

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Broome, Australia

Broome is another hiking-friendly destination in Western Australia that will take you on a journey filled with all the beautiful wonders of nature. The Kimberly Sands Resort & Spa could be your resting place where you can swim with whale sharks, visit the famous crocodile park, go pearl diving or book a 4-wheel drive tour.

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If that isn’t enough to fulfil yours and your partner’s adventurous fantasies, you can get your backpacks and go hiking at a number of routes in Broome and Kimberly region and routes that you will surely fall in love with. 

Queenstown, New Zealand

Most of us who haven’t visited New Zealand yet, have heard about this country being a quiet, peace-loving friendly nation. Well, that’s quite true indeed – however, when it comes to nature and all the adventure you need for your adrenaline, this country isn’t that quiet at all!

Queenstown is known as the adventure capital of the world. Apart from all the energy-filled activities like jet-boating, bungee jumping, parasailing, ice climbing – hiking is certainly one of the top-loved activities that you can do here.

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The Matakauri Lodge’s exquisite suites should be on your checklist if you wish to stay at this amazing destination with your partner. For hiking, you can enjoy the breathtaking hiking trails of Queenstown Hill, Ben Lomond or Bob’s Cove to name a few. Read more about hiking options in Queenstown here. 

Glenorchy, New Zealand

From sub-alpine hikes to the amazing Lake Wakatipu – Glenorchy is another famous spot for couples who would have hiking as one of the top things to do during their honeymoon trip. In addition to this, you can always enjoy the meditation sessions and yoga to recharge your body of all the energy and positive vibes that you need during your stay. The Aro Ho resort is surely one of the better resorts in this region.

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Apart from this, you can visit the North and South Islands, have a glimpse of the amazing waterfalls of Milford Sound, or go climbing at Roy’s Peak in Wanaka – just a few tips for making your stay in New Zealand even more exciting.

The American West

You might have seen a lot of vlogs and Instagram travel bloggers talking about the western United States hiking adventures and how breathtaking the views are if you decide to go hiking here. Well, that is very true – From deserts and canyons to mountains and lakes, this region makes it a perfect spot for hikers and climbers.

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Rocky Mountains, Colorado

Searching for a romantic honeymoon destination with some soothing landscape?  The Rocky Mountains in Colorado might work perfectly for you.

This spot is loved and recommended by those who love to go hiking, biking, skiing or horse riding. This is a high-altitude, peaceful destination and an excellent option for your honeymoon checklist. The Dunton Hot Springs, a historic 19th-century site, is a perfect place to stay with your partner.

The Rockies of Colorado is where you can book a cabin for your honeymoon stay. Or, you can stay in Jackson Wyoming’s downtown that is quite close to all the adventurous hiking spots of Arizona and Oregon. 

Cappadocia, Turkey

There are a number of reasons to love this country. Be it art, history, culture or food – you just can’t stop yourself from falling in love with this place. And most of all – its renowned and amazing honeymoon spots.

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The caves at Yunak Evleri in Cappadocia are one of the most-loved places in this region by couples. From hot air ballooning and horse riding to cycling, biking or hiking – this should very well be on your honeymoon destination checklists. 

Marrakech, Morocco

Known as one of the top destinations for active, adventurous couples planning their honeymoon trip, this will give you all the exciting moments that you are looking forward to.

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The view that you get of the Atlas Mountains situated at the northwest of Africa will catch your breath once you have set your foot in this beautiful city. The delicious food you can get at the Mandarin Oriental resort will undoubtedly surpass your expectations in every imaginable way. Marrakech is one of the regularly visited places for hikers and trekkers from around the world.

The Morocco Discover Recover located in the city of Marrakech is another wonderful spot to stay while you are in this scenic destination. From a traditional Moroccan cookery class to a beachfront yoga, surfing and a spa – there is a lot you and your partner can do during your stay at this famous tourist destination. 

Galapagos Islands

If you and your spouse have wildlife adventures as one of your honeymoon goals, along with all the hiking or biking plans on the list – The Galapagos Islands is definitely one of the ‘off the charts’ honeymoon destinations.

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With a chance to see rare animals like the giant tortoise, blue-footed boobies and marine iguanas, the Galapagos Islands Pikaia Lodge will entertain you above your expectations during your honeymoon stay at this place. Swim, kayak, bike or hike at this amazing place filled with landscape and nature.