The Best Experiences in Niue for Couples
Celebrating a special occasion or simply enjoying some much-deserved time together? Make the most of Niue and each other’s company with these romantic things to do in Niue. From the active couple to the foodie couple to the couple that simply prefers to relax, there’s an activity to suit your style on the “Rock of the Pacific”. So take a look at our list of experiences in Niue for couples to plan the most romantic escapade!
For more guidance on your romantic getaway, be sure to check out The Wedding, Honeymoon & Romantic Getaway Guide to Niue.
1. Find Yourselves a Secluded Snorkelling Spot
It’s not uncommon to find yourselves alone in many of Niue’s nooks and crannies. The island’s coastline is scattered with chasms, caves, beaches, reefs and bushwalks. What’s more, many of these locations have swimming holes where snorkelling is like getting into an aquarium! Hire a car and spend a day or two exploring them all with the guidance of the 10 Best Places to Snorkel in Niue.
Location: All over Niue! See the link above for recommended locations.
2. See How You Would Fare in the Wild Together on a Nature Tour
Can you imagine being marooned on an island together? Well, find out how you would survive by taking one of the fantastic and informative nature tours in Niue. For instance, become acquainted with the Niuean forest on the Ebony Rainforest Tours where you’ll learn how traditional food and medicines are gathered, visit stunning caves and see the rare ebony wood that your host uses to carve spectacular sculptures and jewellery. Another option is roaming the rainforest on the Taue Uga Tour to learn about baiting and hunting coconut crabs. See The Guided Tours in Niue for more information.
Location: All over Niue! See the link above for recommended tours and their locations.
3. Treat Your Loved One to a Fabulous Dinner
Despite being a remote island, Niue has a surprisingly varied range of international cuisines made with the freshest ingredients. Share a sushi platter prepared by a Tokyo chef at Kaiika or sip on flavoursome cocktails at All Relativf. Head over to The Food Guide to Niue: Places to Eat, Food Tours & More for dining recommendations.
Location: All over Niue! See locations in the link above.
4. Stargaze in Some of the World’s Darkest Skies
See if the stars really do align by stargazing together in some of the world’s darkest skies. With hardly any artificial light pollution obscuring the night sky, Niue experiences unbelievably vivid star displays on clear nights earning the country its standing as an International Dark Sky Nation. The best stargazing can be experienced if you’re staying in one of the private accommodations or holiday homes in Niue, where you can switch the lights off, lie on your deck’s sunlounger, and enjoy the worlds above.
Location: All over Niue! See recommended locations in the 5 Best Places for Stargazing in Niue.
5. Cycle the Uncrowded Forest Bike Trails
More ways you can spend time in Niue, just the two of you, are on the bike trails. Ride on old 4×4 tracks through the tropical bush and see parts of the island very few visitors get to see. Much of the island is flat, so riding around is an enjoyable experience. There are several options for hiring mountain bikes and e-bikes in Niue. See The Guide to Mountain Biking & Cycling in Niue for more information.
Location: All over Niue! See the 5 Best Bike Trails in Niue for recommended locations.
6. Learn a New Skill Together in a Scuba Diving Course
Nothing strengthens the bond quite like learning a new skill together! When in Niue, one of the most rewarding skills you can learn is scuba diving. You have the opportunity to obtain a PADI qualification in Niue, which is recognised all over the world. Open Water Courses can be completed in just three days, which include four dives in Niue’s breathtakingly clear waters teeming with colourful marine life. Learn all you need in Learn to Dive in Niue: Where to Get Your Scuba Diving Certification.
Location: See dive operator locations in The Best Dive Shops & Operators in Niue.
7. Get Competitive with a Round of Golf
If you’re the type of couple who like to get competitive, then why not hit the golf courses of Niue? A nine-hole golf course among coconut palms, the Niue Golf and Sports Club provides a peaceful and relaxing setting for keen golfers and newbies alike. Find out more about teeing off in paradise in The Complete Guide to Golf in Niue.
Location: Tapeu-Porritt Road opposite the airport, Alofi on the west side of Niue.
8. Experience a Life-Changing Encounter with Humpback Whales
You’ll be talking about that time you swam with whales in Niue for years to come after you’ve had this life-changing experience. Between July and September each year, humpback whales migrate to Niue’s waters to raise their young. Niue is one of the very few places in the world where you can see these gentle giants underwater, which is an experience that is wonderful yet impossible to fully describe. Learn how you can have this experience yourselves in The Guide to the Whale Season in Niue.
Location: Whale tour operators and their locations are listed in The Best Whale Tours in Niue.
9. Impress Each Other with a Huge Catch on a Fishing Charter
Book yourselves a private fishing charter and head out onto the Niuean waters to reel up some huge game fish. With the latest fishing gear and an expert guide, you’ll be surprised at some of the whoppers caught in Niue, from majestic mahimahi to darting wahoo. Check out the fishing tours available in The Guide to Fishing in Niue.
Location: Fishing charters depart from Alofi Wharf, Alofi town centre on the west side of Niue.
10. Watch the Sunset
Concluding this list like any couple who’d like to conclude their day with a romantic flare, watching the sunset is easily one of the most romantic things to do in Niue. Watch the hues of the sky change in their vivid glory, whether it’s from one of the 10 Most Beautiful Sunrise & Sunset Spots in Niue or with a cocktail in hand at one of the 11 Best Bars in Niue.
Location: West coast of Niue. See the links above for recommended locations.
More Romantic Things to Do in Niue for Couples
See, we’ve got your back when it comes to romantic things to do in Niue and activities in Niue for couples. For more advice on planning the ultimate couples’ getaway, check out the following:
- 10 Most Romantic Honeymoon Accommodations in Niue
- 10 Reasons a Wedding in Niue is a Must!
- The Wedding, Honeymoon & Romantic Getaway Guide to Niue