Australian Luxury Lodges
Australian Luxury Lodges
Discover the best of Australia
Australian Luxury Lodges are immersed in Australia's most dramatic landscapes: overlooking the ocean, in the heart of the outback, tucked into sand dunes, amid ancient rainforests, on islands fringed by World Heritage coral reefs and surrounded by Australia’s finest vineyards.
What sets them apart is that they aren't just a place to stay, but a place to connect with genuine Australian experiences. Get up close to wildlife and learn about the Aboriginal connection to country with personalized excursions with professional and passionate guides. Savour the finest local foods and wines, indulge in superb spa treatments and enjoy exquisite accommodation, offering some of the best views on the planet.
Wolgan Valley - NSW
Charming, freestanding villas await you at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley. Each of the exclusive abodes feature a spacious living areas to share with your loved ones, along with cosy fireplaces, private pools and picturesque verandas designed to immerse you in the atmospheric Blue Mountains surroundings.
Committed to the preservation of the surrounding environment and its native wildlife, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is home to over 7,000 acres of conservation reserve. Perfect for horseback riding, campfires, stargazing, gourmet picnics, and rediscovering your equilibrium amidst the epic landscape
- Gourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
- Selected regional wines and beers with meals
- Two on-site activities daily per person from complimentary inclusions
- Use of the gymnasium, tennis courts, sauna and steam room
- Private shimmering Pool
Woollamia - NSW
Conceived over a few sundowners on safari in Africa in the eighties, Paperbark Camp continues to be at the forefront of ecotourism and luxury camping in Australia. Just 2 ½ hrs drive south of Sydney, near the pristine clear waters and white sand beaches of Jervis Bay, the camp offers a unique blend of fine food and wine, cosy canvas accommodation and a peaceful bush setting, the perfect base from which to explore this nature lover's paradise.
The canvas safari style tents have been placed thoughtfully amongst the soaring eucalyptus and intriguing paperbarks, built above the ground to give privacy and to capture the sea breeze.… you’ll never pitch your own tent again!
- Breakfast and dinner daily
- Use of canoes & stand-up paddles boards
- Wrap around deck with outdoor furniture
- Polished hardwood floors
- Full insect screening
- Solar powered lighting
- Bathroom with hot shower & bathrobes
- Hotel amenities including handmade soaps and lotion
Lizard Island - QLD
As the northern most resort on the Great Barrier Reef, and a luxury lodge of Australia, Lizard Island is truly secluded from the rest of the world. This is just one wonderful Lizard Island fact that makes it like nowhere else. The hour flight from Cairns allows you to take in the true majesty and scale of the reef, and the resort is literally on the reef - no long boat rides are needed to enjoy one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Lizard Island presents elegant, yet understated Great Barrier Reef accommodation in a variety of rooms and suites.
- Gourmet meals daily
- Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages
- A selection of wine, beer, spirits and sparkling wine
- Your own in-room mini bar, restocked daily
- Deluxe picnic hampers for private beach outings
- Access to a motorised dinghy to explore the many beaches
- Unlimited use of stand up paddle boards
- Unlimited use of clearview sea kayaks
- Snorkelling gear for the duration of your stay
Note: Lizard Island caters to children 10 years old and over.
Hamilton Island - QLD
Qualia is the sensory experience of absolute relaxation. Distinctively Australian and international in understated style and luxury, qualia’s elegant private pavilions capture the Whitsundays beauty of a blue horizon edged with islands. Its exquisitely designed pavilions promise privacy and luxury on Hamilton Island’s secluded northern tip.
Each of qualia’s 60 light-filled pavilions faces the water, surrounded by lush tropical bushland within the resort. All pavilions boast the spectacular tropical bushland or stunning postcard views of the Whitsundays. Natural tones of timber, stone and glass reflect the serenity of qualia’s Whitsundays locale, subtly framing the seafront setting and providing sweeping views from every room.
- A la carte breakfast daily at the Long Pavilion
- All non-alcoholic beverages - including soft drinks, juices, waters, tea and coffee
- Use of an electric golf buggy for the duration of your stay (drivers licence required)
- 24 hour chauffeur service around the island
- VIP return airport/marina transfers
- Use of non-motorised watercraft
- Use of the qualia gym, spa, sauna and access to tennis court hire
Qualia is exclusively for guests ages 16 or over.
Uluru - NT
With views direct to Uluru and across the desert to Kata Tjuta, Longitude 131˚ is Australia’s most celebrated luxury camp. Dotted among the red-rust dunes of the Central Desert are sixteen tented pavilions, each offering connection with the outback landscape and its heritage as well as a glamorous base from which to explore the incredible Red Centre. Discover vibrant Aboriginal artworks alongside relics from the region’s explorers, a bar and restaurant offering contemporary Australian dining and friendly staff ready to share a yarn.
- Full gourmet breakfast
- Lunch and 4-course dinner with daily changing menu
- All beverages including French Champagne, premium wines and spirits
- Daily replenished in-tent bar
- Signature experiences (such as Uluru Sunset, Field of Light, Table 131°, Walpa Gorge & Kata Tjuta, Mala Walk & Kantju Gorge, Mutitjulu Meander.
- Return Ayers Rock Airport transfers
Longitude 131° welcomes children six years and over.
Katherine - NT
This haven has been designed to provide a comfortable base from which you can take part in an experience very few have the chance to embrace. The Gorge jetty is within a pleasant 15 minutes stroll from the lodge.
All 18 rooms are air conditioned and feature full length doors to the private balconies, allowing guests the choice of opening the room to the sounds and sights of the native bush or closing them for the cool privacy of their room sanctuary. Each room features Indigenous artwork from local artists – the rich colors blending with and complimenting the more modern design and fittings. The ancient stories within the paintings weave the modern with the traditional to create a unique blend that is Cicada Lodge.
- ‘Welcome to Nitmiluk’ sunset drinks and canapes each evening on the poolside
- Complimentary Wi-fi
- Air conditioning
- Refrigerator and mini-bar
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Television with free to air TV and movies
Pyrmont - NT
Surrounded by an exotic landscape of wild pandanus and twisting trees, Bamurru Plains is the perfect spot from which to explore the mysteries and magnificence of this ancient land. The ‘Wild Bush Luxury’ concept brings a uniquely Australian style to your stay – a down to earth yet attentive level of service; an appreciation of the finer details; and above all a team of hosts and guides who are passionate about the area and its wildlife.
- All meals and beverages
- Pool / Outdoor Pool
- Bar / lounge
- Gift shop
- Coffee / tea maker
- Seating area
- Bath / shower
- Non-smoking hotel
Coles Bay - TAS
Time stands still and your cares will wash away from the moment you arrive at Freycinet Lodge. Overlooking the blue waters of Great Oyster Bay and with the rugged Hazards mountain range as your backdrop, the location of this have in Freycinet National Park is second to none. Located inside the Freycinet National Park, just past Coles Bay, you will fall in love with this captivating escape in Tasmania. This splendid inn is secluded, stylish and so comfortable. Step inside and get away from it all, surround yourself in an amazing natural environment and just relax.
- Air conditioning
- Flatscreen TV
- Private balcony
- Walk-in shower
- Bar / lounge
- Free internet
Marananga Barossa Valley - SA
Ideally situated in the heart of Barossa wine country in South Australia, you’ll find absolute luxury and inspired design with private spaces, generous ensuites and breathtaking vineyard views.
Relax in spacious comfort, experience pure indulgent luxury and sophisticated contemporary design whilst surrounded by picturesque natural vineyard landscapes. A stay at The Louise nourishes the senses and enlivens the spirit.
- Private courtyard and rear vineyard-view terrace
- Complimentary wi-fi
- Mini bar
- Fortified wine
- Nespresso coffee
- Fresh fruit and cookies
- Barossa breakfast
- Air conditioning
Flinders Range - SA
Arkaba Homestead is an oasis of comfort and style amidst a harsh and rugged landscape. In true Wild Bush Luxury style, the Arkaba Homestead pays homage to its rich pastoral and exploration heritage in a manner that is both rustically chic and utterly exclusive.
Just ten guests at a time share this remote 60,000 acre private wildlife conservancy dedicated to the conservation of Australia’s unique wildlife and birds. Mobs of kangaroos, emus and other abundant wildlife will delight you on safaris through spectacular ancient landscapes, where expert field guides will immerse you in all-inclusive Wild Bush Luxury safari experiences.
- All meals daily
- Selected drinks
- Twice daily wilderness safaris with expert field guides
- Outdoor Setting
- Air conditioning / heating
- On site Restaurant / Bar
Cape Range National Park - WA
Where the Outback meets the reef. This is luxury with a bare-foot twist. At Sal Salis, the goal is to connect you to the wilderness around you. Located in between two globally recognised natural attractions; the Cape Range National Park and the Ningaloo Marine Park. Expose yourself to the natural wonders of the land and ocean so you can truly fall in love with this corner of the world.
The eco-luxe tents are designed to blend into the surroundings and to give you the most natural experience possible. You will fall asleep to the sounds of the ocean; wrapped in the most luxurious 100% cotton sheets.
- Breakfast, lunch and 3-course dinner daily
- Sunset Canapes and drinks
- Daily activities
- Snorkelling equipment
- Comfortable beds
- 100% cotton linen
- En-suite eco-bathrooms
- A generous self-serve bar
- Impeccable service
Yallingup - WA
Private Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Culinary Retreat in the heart of Margaret River Wine Country. Experience paradise and marvelous views of the panoramic scenery that surrounds you. Take advantage on a sophisticated way to relax.
- Flat-screen TV and DVD player
- Ensuite and walk in shower,
- IDD telephone
- Complimentary tea & coffee making facilities
- Fully stocked minibar
- Iron and ironing board
- Free WiFi
All Rooms are non-smoking and welcomes children 12 years and over
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