Could Harry head to Australia for his buck's bash? Tourism minister invites prince to party Down Under ahead of his wedding to Meghan Markle

  • Steve Ciobo said he has written to Clarence House to congratulate the couple?
  • He invited the royal to come to Australia for his buck's party and honeymoon?
  • Mr Ciobo says a visit by the newlyweds after their nuptials would fix the eyes of the world's royal watchers on Australia?

Australia's tourism minister has made a shameless pitch to have Prince Harry hold his buck's bash Down Under, or perhaps honeymoon here with Meghan Markle.

Steve Ciobo has written to Clarence House with a long list of adrenaline-packed activities for the royal's buck's party and 'slower, contemplative' honeymoon options for the prince and his bride-to-be.

Mr Ciobo says a visit by the prince, or by the newlyweds after their nuptials next year, would fix the eyes of the world's royal watchers on Australia.

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Australia's tourism minister has made a shameless pitch to have Prince Harry hold his buck's bash Down Under, or perhaps honeymoon here with Meghan Markle (above, with Prince Harry)

Australia's tourism minister has made a shameless pitch to have Prince Harry hold his buck's bash Down Under, or perhaps honeymoon here with Meghan Markle (above, with Prince Harry)

Steve Ciobo (above) has written to Clarence House with a long list of adrenaline-packed activities for the royal's buck's party?

Steve Ciobo (above) has written to Clarence House with a long list of adrenaline-packed activities for the royal's buck's party?

'I have written to His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, congratulating him on his engagement to Ms Meghan Markle and inviting him to Australia for his pre-wedding celebrations and honeymoon,' Mr Ciobo said.

He added that he'd also offered the services of Tourism Australia to help the couple plan the 'ultimate Australian experience.'

'Having previously visited Australia, Prince Harry is no doubt aware of the amazing experiences we have to offer,' he said.

'From the world's best beaches and endless coastlines, to the vast and ancient landscapes of the interior to our vibrant cities and thriving food and wine scene, Australia has it all.

The minister suggested Prince Harry and his buddies could replace the traditional Aussie pub crawl with a helicopter crawl of iconic pubs in the Top End

The minister suggested Prince Harry and his buddies could replace the traditional Aussie pub crawl with a helicopter crawl of iconic pubs in the Top End

The tourism minister also suggested jet-packing, James Bond-style, on the Gold Coast.

The tourism minister also suggested jet-packing, James Bond-style, on the Gold Coast.

'Australia can provide the perfect pre-wedding party and an amazing romantic honeymoon after the wedding.'

The minister suggested Prince Harry and his buddies could replace the traditional Aussie pub crawl with a helicopter crawl of iconic pubs in the Top End.

They could opt for a barra fishing trip in the wild north, or go jet-packing, James Bond-style, on the Gold Coast.

Also recommendations included taking a Wet 'n' Wet Buggy on the Gold Coast in Australia?

Also recommendations included taking a Wet 'n' Wet Buggy on the Gold Coast in Australia?

Mr Ciobo also suggested Prince Harry and his pals go on a barra fishing trip in the wild north

Mr Ciobo also suggested Prince Harry and his pals go on a barra fishing trip in the wild north

THE RECOMMENDATIONS

BUCK'S PARTY?

Gold Coast’s Wet’n’Wild Buggy

Jetpack Adventures

Darwin Barra Fishing Tours

Airborne Solutions — Heli Pub Tour

HONEYMOON?

Tasmania’s Saffire Freycinet Lodge,?

Longitude 131 in the Northern Territory

Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island

Queensland’s Lizard Island

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He also suggested a stay at the luxury resort Longitude 131, near Uluru, where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have stayed

He also suggested a stay at the luxury resort Longitude 131, near Uluru, where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have stayed

As for the honeymoon, the newlyweds could enjoy the privacy and seclusion of the outback, with a stay at the luxury resort Longitude 131, near Uluru, where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have previously stayed.

'I want to make sure we class it up,' the minister added to the Nine Network.

'We have some amazing parts to this country and what better way to showcase it.'?

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