Just like your wedding, your honeymoon too is a once-in-a-lifetime event. And so, you should totally spend this trip of a lifetime bonding with your spouse doing what you both absolutely love. Those for whom the idea of a perfect honeymoon entails lounging by the pool, sipping cocktails, are spoilt for choices. But if you are a couple who looks forward to a heady mix of romance with a good adrenaline rush, picking the ideal honeymoon destination can get a tad tricky. That’s why we have done the legwork for you and come up with the best seven honeymoon destinations adventure loving couples will fall in love with:

International Honeymoon Destinations Adventure

Queenstown, New Zealand

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This is the perfect honeymoon destination for adventure served with a healthy dose of exotic natural beauty. Set against the backdrop of the majestic Southern Alps, Queenstown is surrounded by historic mining towns and vineyards and is brimming with high-energy activities all year round.

From bungee jumping to jet boating, ice climbing, white water rafting, parasailing on the bright Lake Wakatipu, sky diving and thrill-filled flying along the glaciers in compact eight-person planes, there is just so much for adventure lovers to do here.

Galapagos Islands

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Adventures sports aren’t the only way to get your dose of thrill. Nature’s bounties too can send your adrenaline pumping. Galapagos Islands is the ultimate honeymoon destination adventure loving naturalists can seek. A volcanic archipelago situated in the Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands is one the most popular destinations in the world for viewing exotic wildlife.

Your excursion through land and sea here will give you an opportunity to see marine iguanas, massive tortoises and blue-footed boobies. Go swimming with the penguins, bike your way through the giant tortoise reserve and kayak in the company of golden rays and sea lions.

Marrakech, Morocco

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Africa rarely strikes as an obvious honeymoon destination. However, the northwest African city of Marrakech in Morocco situated at the foothills of the imposing Atlas Mountains is befitting choice as a honeymoon destination for adventure lovers.

Besides dramatic landscapes with endless backdrops for beautiful photo ops and addictive cuisine, Marrakech also gives you the opportunity to indulge in offbeat experiences such as hiking to the highest Berber villages, riding a camel across the semi-lunar terrain of Agafay Desert and even learning the ancient art of falconry. You will come back with stories to recount for a lifetime.

Emerald Coast, Nicaragua

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Long been overshadowed by other popular Central American destinations like Costa Rice, Emerald Coast is finally getting its due recognition as a breathtakingly beautiful destination. Emerald Coast will deliver on your expectations of a heady, action-packed honeymoon with activities like surfing, hiking and catch-and-release deep sea fishing experience.

At this honeymoon destination, adventure loving couples can sign up for a surf safari, take a helicopter ride to the active volcano Cerro Negro, go sand boarding and more.

Indian Honeymoon Destinations Adventure


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While everyone else is looking the Goa and Andaman way, turn to the azure sea and glistening beaches of Lakshwadeep for your dose of adventure and thrill on your honeymoon. This is an off-the-grid honeymoon destinations adventure loving couples can soak up some quality time and unbridled thrill at.

Away from the humdrum of urban life, Lakshwadeep Islands abounds in adventure activities like water skiing, scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking and canoeing.

Leh and Ladakh

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Adventure activities that will knock the wind out of you quite literally and then rejuvenating the lap of hypnotic natural beauty, the unique landscape of Leh and Ladakh make it a perfect honeymoon destination for adventure lovers.

Apart from exploring the city of Leh, Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso and ancient Buddhist monasteries, you can also visit some of the world’s highest mountain passes, set out on jeep safaris, go mountain biking, river rafting and camping.

Jim Corbett National Park

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Spending a night out in the wilderness can be as thrilling as jumping from dizzying heights or diving deep into the sea. If you and your spouse love nature and wildlife, the Jim Corbett National Park can turn out to be an exciting honeymoon destination.

The hilly landscape, astonishing wilderness, natural ambience and rich flora and fauna of India’s first national park makes for the perfect setting for a honeymoon destination for adventure loving couples. Enjoy a wildlife safari, go bridge slithering, angling, river rafting and rock climbing. To get the most adrenaline thrill from your honeymoon to Jim Corbett, look for camping opportunities.

We hope we have helped you zero-in on a perfect honeymoon destination. Need help planning your travel? Let us help.


A journalist by profession, a freelance writer by choice. When not writing, she likes to spend her time in company of books and food or hitting the road to explore new places, besides juggling roles as an army wife and mommy.

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