Lovers Lane – Australia’s Most Romantic Roadtrips

Lovers Lane – Australia’s Most Romantic Roadtrips

Great Ocean Road

When it comes to experiencing all the best that Australia has to offer, there really is no better than the Great Ocean Road. This scenic route is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life, making it the perfect romantic road trip for two.

This route will take you along the breath taking coastline of South-West Victoria and is one of the world’s most scenic roads. The road will take you through some of Australia’s most beautiful towns, many of these being resort towns. Torquay, Lorne and Apollo Bay are popular with couples and are home to some of the most romantic resorts and motels you could imagine.

While you are touring the road, be sure to pay a visit to the historic township of Port Fairy. This charming village is full of historic buildings and many fine restaurants and is the perfect stop off point for couples.

Heading inland will allow you to discover beautiful lakes and craters, Otways Country and Barwon Country. However, if you just stick to the coast you will be rewarded with such sights as the Twelve Apostles. These famous landmarks are glorious as dusk and dawn and nothing could be more romantic than a romantic picnic overlooking the spectacular sight.

Yarra Valley

There are two really great things about the Yarra Valley: the easy driving distance from Melbourne and the fact that it is the perfect holiday destination for a romantic couple’s getaway.

The Yarra Valley offers an amazing array of sophisticated pleasures and dazzling scenery. The scenic route follows the winding roads of the Yarra Valley, with three highways to choose from: Warburton, Maroonda and Melba.

The valley is most famously known for its plentiful wineries and you can be guaranteed not to leave disappointed in this department. The numerous art galleries and restaurants will please any couple’s cultural and culinary desires.

The Yarra Valley is ideal for an indulgent, therapeutic, romantic getaway, making it a road trip that you will never forget.

Margaret River

The Margaret River area features stunning, picturesque landscapes of Australia’s south-west and is home to some of the country’s most popular and beautiful landmarks. Discover pristine beaches, majestic forests, spectacular caves and breath taking views, all from the seat of your car. The route will constantly surround you and your partner with nature, beautiful vineyards and a glorious coastline.

When it comes to romantic things to do, the list is long and you are sure to not run out of things to do. The Margaret River is perfect for walks in the wooded valleys during autumn, cosy winter nights by the fire, spring picnics among the wildflowers and summer days lazing by the beach. No matter what your season, you are sure to find something in the Margaret River area that will be perfect for you and your partner.

Blue Mountains

New South Wales has some of the most beautiful scenery in the country and the Blue Mountains are no exception. This region is perfect for exploring the very best that nature has to offer and is the perfect place for couples to get back in touch with this nature.

Popular activities here include bush walking, art galleries, fine dining, shopping and pampering day spas. Couples should definitely check out the antique shops, Zig Zag Railway and the stunning National Parks that heavily speckle the area.

Tamborine Mountain

This beautiful mountain is known as the green behind the gold and is truly a majestic place to visit. The drive here alone will take your breath away! Meandering up the mountain will take you past luscious rainforest, with pleasant clearing that allow you to view the beautiful Gold Coast.

Once you are at the top you will be rewarded with breathtaking views across the Nerang and Coomera River valleys, the Great Dividing Range and the Gold Coast and Pacific Ocean. Once you have absorbed your amazing surrounds, take a drive down to main street where you will discover quaint little shops, full of charming keepsakes and delights, such as fudge and antique clocks.

When it comes to places to stay here, there are an abundance of options. Delightful “bed and breakfasts’ are around every corner and romantic chalets offer picturesque views that can be enjoyed for your entire stay!