Bungee-jumping in Queenstown, Australia, is a thrilling way to propose. (Photo: Rolf_52/Shutterstock)
When it comes to choosing the perfect place to pop The Question, aspiring grooms and ambitious brides certainly have their work cut out for them. Take a romantic stroll on the beach at sunset or fly high in a hot air balloon over the African savanna at sunrise? Canoodle at a trendy restaurant or ditch your dinner reservation to steal away to an exotic destination? Keep your life savings intact for the wedding or reserve a room at an ultra-romantic hotel to win her love?
Don't fret: We're here to help. We've compiled a list of enchanting and memorable (but not cliché) places that are sure to win over your soon-to-be spouse. Just don't forget the ring!
Queenstown, New Zealand
If your beloved is a thrill-seeker, what better way to profess your love than taking a leap of faith and bungee jumping off of Kawarau Bridge in Queenstown, New Zealand? Or if your counterpart's adventurous and looking to reach new heights, venture to the Skyline Gondola and admire breathtaking vantage points from Bob's Peak before getting your adrenaline pumping with a 2,624-foot luge ride back to ground level. Once you've caught your breath, steal away to Onsen Hot Pools to soothe your aching muscles or retreat to Chard Farm Winery to savor bold Pinots, Rieslings, and Chardonnays. You'll be able to check many an item off your (and your love's) bucket list, and you're sure to earn a nod of approval for your creative proposal location.