Cairns for Couples : 3 Ultra Romantic Ideas to Keep the Love Alive

Editors Note: This guest post was suppossed to be published on Valentines but somehow it slipped through the cracks – but that’s okay, every day is a day for romance, right?

Cairns, Australia can easily be considered one of the most romantic places to share with your significant other. If you’re lucky enough to be situated here or to be able to make Cairns your backdrop for a day of romance, be sure to make the most of it. Check out these ultra romantic adventure options offered in Cairns, and keep the love alive while having fun at the same time.

Show Your Love Is Not Just Hot Air

Love in a hot air balloon

Cairns hot air ballooning could be just the right amount of hot air to prove that your love is just the opposite! Consider surprising your special someone with this romantic getaway into the sky. Hot Air Ballooning with Raging Thunder takes place in the sky at the crack of dawn, allowing you a romantic morning sunrise from a vantage point neither of you have experienced yet. Waking up in time to catch the 4:15 AM departure could be a giveaway that there’s something special in store for your companion, but the intimate sunrise views of the Cairns Highlands from overhead will certainly be breathtaking nonetheless. For a full day of adventure with your hot air ballooning, the trip up into the sky can be paired with another activity to make it a truly memorable day. Among the many options available, you can choose from horseback riding, a trip to Fitzroy Island, or white water rafting, to name a few activities.

An Overnight Tour to Cape Tribulation

If your love is ready for a rainforest adventure, consider taking your companion on an overnight tour north to Cape Tribulation. Journey into the Daintree Rainforest and capture peace and solitude with your loved one in the world’s oldest surviving rainforest, an ideal setting for couples who love nature as much as they love each other. You can get accommodations for the night in an ensuite cabin at P.K’s Jungle Village or at the Cape Trib Beach House. Enjoy a guided tour from Port Douglas to the Daintree Forest, and get acquainted with the local inhabitants on the crocodile cruise!

A Local Vacation: Romantic Relaxation in Palm Cove


If you and your partner are in need of some simple relaxation, consider taking your loved one to the popular couples destination nearby: Palm Cove. This beach town is situated between Cairns and Port Douglas, and is just a 30-minute drive away. With palm trees that line the beach, a beachfront resort, and a relaxing night of wining and dining, what could be more perfect to re-spark the romance on Valentine’s Day? With plenty of day spas within walking distance, you can extend the relaxation and romance with a couple’s body massage.

Whether your relationship is in need of excitement, adventure, or relaxation, Cairns is the perfect setting to find all of the above. So take advantage of the many opportunities in this romantic Australian getaway, and make this Valentine’s Day extra special; keep the love alive while you explore the Cairns region together!