Glamping is huge in the travel world right now. It combines all of the best things about camping, like being closer to nature and being able to explore, with all of the benefits of luxury travel, like five star-accommodation and all-mod-cons.
Australia is one of the best places to try out glamping for the first time because there are so many beautiful destinations where you can commune with nature, see amazing sights and relax in out of the way areas, but where are the best places to go glamping in Australia?
Jervis Bay, New South Wales
Just outside Jervis Bay at Paperback Camp in New South Wales, you will find a site comprising of numerous luxury tents, which are located high off the ground on stilts in the trees. These really cool, extremely luxurious safari tents are decked out with fine furniture, luxury linen and toiletries and even their own fire pits. Not only that, but onsite, you can also enjoy soothing spa treatments, fine dining in the treetops and all manner of adventure activities, including kayaking.
Caravanning in Melbourne
If you’re lucky enough to own, or you are able to rent a luxury caravan, one of the best places to take a tour has to be Melbourne. Not only is Victoria’s capital home to top attractions like the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne Docklands and the Royal Botanic Gardens, which means there is plenty to do, but in August. There is even a Caravan Show in Melbourne, which is certainly worth a visit if you’re a glamping enthusiast or want to know more about the luxury travel options open to glampers.
Wilpena Pound’s Eco-Cottages
In South Australia’s Wilpena Pound area, there are a number of eco-cottages, which are ideal for a glamping holiday that offers seclusion, beauty, and luxury. Wilpena Pound is an area known for the natural beauty of its natural amphitheatre, impressive mountains, and Impressive views, so you’ll have lots of fun hiking the area, before returning to the seclusion of your cottage, where you can take a dip in the pool, enjoy a barbecue and indulge in a few cold beers before bedtime.
Mongolian Yurts in Victoria
Myrrhee, Victoria is one of the best places to try out glamping, simply because it is home to a number of authentic Mongolian Yurts, which are like the most impressive tents you’ve ever seen. You’ll be the queen of your own domain as you relax in a hammock, recline on authentic Turkish rugs and takes in the glorious mountain views, which you can even see from the bathroom!
Tanja Lagoon Camp, New South Wales
In Tanja, New South Wales, almost right on top of the stunning Tanja Lagoon it is possible to stay in one of many luxury tents, which are fitted out with queen-size beds, luxury lounge areas, and even desks, so that you can write, work or surf the web if you want to, but the star of the show here is undoubtedly the spectacular views out over the lagoon.
Have you tried glamping in Australia? What are your favourite destinations?
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