The 5 best adventurous honeymoon destinations

So you’re finally looking at booking your honeymoon, but don’t quite fancy lazing about a beach, Instagraming pics of your knees all day for two weeks? Look no further, as our buddies at Baltic Travel Company have found 5 adventurous honeymoon destinations that will be sure to get that adrenaline pumping.

1. Queenstown, New Zealand

Known as the action capital of the world, Queenstown offers many different tummy-churning activities for couples, including white water rafting, skiing, paragliding and their famous Nevis bungee which boasts a 134m free-fall drop. Along with its breathtakingly beautiful views, quaint cafes and friendly locals, Queenstown is the perfect place to come and face your fears in the day, and chill out by serenly shimering water at night.

 

2. Queensland, Australia

The state of Queensland on the north east coast of Australia offers a hair-raising array of outdoor activities you will never tire of. Whether you fancy scuba-diving in the Great Barrier Reef, taking a 4×4 trip in the dingo-inhabited Fraser Island or exploring the Whitsunday Islands on a fabulous yacht, there are a ludicrous number of exciting activities, guaranteed to make the hairs stand up on the back of your tanned neck. Perfect for pleasure-seeking couples, this area also offers breathtaking beaches, colourful wildlife and a buzzing nightlife scene, ensuring you have plenty of Facebook photos to irritate all those haters out there.

3. Norway

Norway Is one of Europe’s best kept secrets, with glorious mountain ranges, stunning landscapes and exhilarating hiking trails, your honeymoon will be nothing short of incredible if you choose to visit Norway. Fancy hiking through icy mountain crevices, kayaking through crystal clear waters or taking a trip out to do a spot of whale watching? Book that trip to Norway and you wont regret it.

 

4. Cape Town

Craving a true African experience? Look no further then Cape Town. Offering a cosmopolitan paradise filled with bustling bars and restaurants, some stunning hiking trails around Table Mountain, and beautiful beaches just a stone throw away from the city, you’ll be spoilt for choice. If it’s a taste of African adventure your after then a safari tour would be your best bet for getting up close and personal with the wildlife. Just make sure you remember to charge your phone to get those obligatory rhino selfies.

5. Finland

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 which boasts underground igloos that you can cosy up in and spend your evening gazing up at the Nordic night sky. True thril-seekers can even indulge in some dog sledging in the day to get a real taste of Scandinavian life.

 

 

Mitra Wicks

Editor in Chief