Luxurious Lodges in Australia

A collection of independent luxury lodges and camps offering unforgettable experiences in Australia’s most inspiring and extraordinary locations. Australia’s luxury barefoot paradises are exclusive by virtue of their remoteness, their special location and the small number of guests they accommodate at any one time.

Amazing Honeymoon Destinations
Amazing honeymoon destinations … Australia’s luxury barefoot paradises are exclusive by virtue of their remoteness, their special location and the small number of guests they accommodate at any one time. They offer the privacy, outstanding experiences and sense of luxury that ensure a honeymoon is the most memorable holiday of a lifetime. Each Luxury Lodge of Australia has unique appeal to suit the dreams of any honeymoon couple. Many offer a special honeymoon package…

Family Friendly Lodges
There are many properties in the Luxury Lodges of Australia portfolio that are ideal for families and offer great holiday ideas. The lodges are all luxury properties and as such are not your usual ‘resort with kiddies club’ destinations. They are all destinations where the experience of the region is paramount to a stay at the lodge.

Food and Wine
The enjoyment of food and wine is integral to the experience offered by every luxury lodge of Australia and the culinary standard at all properties is outstanding as would be anticipated. Quality ingredients, fresh produce, wine lists with great depth, are a common theme to be enjoyed by all guests. However, the food & wine experience offered by some properties is truly its reason for being, and for visitors for whom food and wine is a primary reason to travel, these properties will have a compelling attraction…..

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Bamurru Plains

Bamurru Plains

An utterly remote, stunningly crafted wilderness lodge, Bamurru is… African-style bush luxury. Built on stilts over the wetlands, Bamurru is state-of-the-art rustic with staff who can morph from Jeeves into Crocodile Dundee.
-Tatler
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Capella Lodge

Capella Lodge

One explanation for the almost Edenic purity of Lord Howe…is that visitors are capped to a maximum of 400 at a time, a lucky 20 of whom get to stay at Capella Lodge, an unexpectedly luxurious yet laid-back hideaway.
-Marion Hume, Time Magazine
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Cape Lodge

Cape Lodge

Located on its own vineyard in the magnifi cent Margaret River Wine Region, Cape Lodge is likened to staying at a private country estate, yet with all the trappings and facilities of a world class private boutique hotel.
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El Questro Homestead

El Questro Homestead

El Questro Homestead is certainly the most covetable getaway in The Kimberley. A stay here is all you need to provide you with an awe-inspiring life experience.
-Elisabeth Knowles, Australian Traveller Magazine
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Lake House

Lake House

Lake House lies on the shores of idyllic Lake Daylesford in the heart of Victoria’s Spa Country just 90 minutes from Melbourne. An eclectic mix of artists’ studios,cafes, excellent restaurants, boutique day spas and holistic healing centres – Spa Country exudes a sophisticated bohemian feel. This beautiful region boasts more mineral water springs than anywhere else in the Southern hemisphere.
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Lizard Island

Lizard Island

Lizard Island, Australia’s northern-most island beach resort, is truly secluded from the rest of the world. It is uniquely located right on the Great Barrier Reef, 240 kilometres north of Cairns, and has twenty four powdery-white beaches, over 1000 hectares of national park, forty understated beach luxe suites, Azure spa, and the bluest of clear blue ocean views from every angle.
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Longitude 131°

Longitude 131

Once the beaming red hue of Uluru browns and darkens as the sun sets on Australia’s spiritual centre, most visitors begin to depart, leaving the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to its Aboriginal custodians. But for those who stay at Longitude 131° – a five-star tented eco-camp with just 15 luxury tents, a stone’s throw from the sandstone monolith – the evening comes alive with the sound of a didgeridoo as the stars twinkle in the skies above.
-Food and Travel Magazine (UK)
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Pretty Beach House

Pretty Beach House

An extraordinary, quintessentially Australian, super sophisticated guest house, perched high on the escarpment at Pretty Beach, on the New South Wales Bouddi Peninsula. Just 100 kilometres north of Sydney, Pretty Beach House offers a new style of pavilion accommodation with all inclusive rates and around the clock butler service.
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Qualia

Qualia

This utopia sits in sublime isolation on the northern-most tip of Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays, overlooking the Coral Sea.
-Conde Nast Traveller
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Saffire

Saffire

Very few resorts manage to get all the ingredients right when opening but we can assure you, this beauty of a hotel has ticked all the right boxes. We were literally left speechless — and that takes some doing — as we feasted our eyes on the breathtaking vistas, indulged our senses in our gorgeous suite and in the spa, and devoured the food that made any thought of a diet ridiculous.
-Bill Tikos, The Coolhunter online guru
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Sal Salis

Sal Salis

… I discovered my hammock strung outside my tent and, more important, I discovered that if I lay in it long enough, I could watch whales blowing and curling out on the ink-blue horizon.
-Max Anderson, The Sunday Times
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Southern Ocean Lodge

Southern Ocean Lodge

At Southern Ocean Lodge the mix of fabulousness and nature finds new frisson…It’s bold, it’s progressive, it’s queen of the wilderness wonderland. Southern Ocean Lodge is really a pair of cool, calm binoculars focused on an astonishing place.
-Melinda Stevens, Travel Editor announces Tatler ‘Hotel of the Year’ Winner, Southern Ocean Lodge
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Spicers Clovelly Estate

Spicers Clovelly Estate

The ocean is not lapping at your feet here, but is rather part of the artists’ palate that forms the expansive views from the property to the horizon… The overall ambiance is one of luxury and intimacy with as much emphasis on privacy as guests desire.
-Bernadette Condren, Courier Mail
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Spicers Peak Lodge

Spicers Peak Lodge

The long two-storey lodge appears from the mist like a developing photograph. Blurred lines harden to a silhouette, then there it is, an improbable oasis on top of the world. If there were snowfi elds in Queensland, this is where you’d want your alpine chalet to be.
-Susan Kurosawa, Weekend Australian
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The Louise

The Louise

The Louise, an idyllic luxury vineyard retreat, encompassing acclaimed restaurant Appellation, is situated on a gentle hill surrounded by hundreds of acres of vines, with breathtaking vistas across the world renowned Barossa Valley. Just fifteen luxuriously appointed suites, each with its own private courtyard and terrace, are sited to provide guests with complete privacy. The look is soft contemporary, with inspired design and artworks a focus throughout the property.
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True North

True North

A cruise on the True North has long been regarded as one of Australia’s outstanding and revered adventure tourism experiences. Cruises are activity based and designed for the most discerning traveller wanting to ‘experience the destination’ in some of Australia’s most remote and hard to access coastal regions.
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Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa

Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa

What can we say? Beautiful, and brainy, too — the world’s first carbonzero resort, which loses nothing to hairshirtery and gains everything in a real and profound engagement with its environment. And did we mention the staff? Going above and beyond the call of duty, they’re a great team full of personality and passion for their secret inland island.
-Cate Blanchett & Andrew Upton, Mr and Mrs Smith review
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7 Night – Sydney & Cairns Luxury Stay

Sydney & Cairns Luxury

Includes 3 nights Four Seasons Hotel Sydney and 4 nights Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa, Northern Beaches.
The perfect combination of style and sophistication mixed with relaxation and adventure. Spend your first 3 nights in fantastic Sydney, shopping, dining, sightseeing and checking out this fashionable, exuberant, jewel of a city.
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7 Night – Sydney & Hamilton Islands Luxury Stay

Sydney & Hamilton Islands Luxury

Includes 3 nights Four Seasons Hotel Sydney and 4 nights Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa, Northern Beaches.
Soak up Sydney’s gorgeous harbour, seductive outdoor lifestyle and great natural beauty. Kayak under the Sydney Harbour Bridge or wave at the Opera House as you ride a ferry across the harbour to Manly. Learn to surf at Bondi Beach or swim in the calm waters of Coogee. Lose yourself in the cobblestone cul-de-sacs of The Rocks or in the markets, boutiques, cafes and pubs of Paddington. As well as a world-famous harbour and more than 70 sparkling beaches, Sydney offers fabulous food, festivals and 24-7 fun.
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