Each place has a compelling reason for guests to travel there, to experience, discover, to connect...
The trusted source for luxury Australian travel experiences and accommodation. This is a collection of the best high-end lodges and camps, located across diverse regions of Australia.
Collectively, the lodges showcase Australia’s extraordinary diversity of place and experience, underpinned by the soft luxuries expected by our guests. Purpose and positive impact is at the core of what it means to be a Luxury Lodge of Australia. Read more…
The lodges are much more than just a (great) place to stay. Delivery of connection to place is key to the purpose of each lodge. Between them the lodges deliver over 300 individual experiences and activities, all created to give guests a genuine sense of place, with the luxury of privileged access. Take a closer look »
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. See all »
**Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is currently closed. Following a landslide, safe road access for critical supplies to the resort is not possible. The resort is working closely with local utility... See details »
Timeless and enriching, Longitude 131° lies at the gateway to the dual World Heritage listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. “The Red Centre is Australia at its most iconic and to... See details »
Experience the height of luxury in Queensland High Country; a naturally inspired wilderness region just 2 hours from Brisbane. Perched atop a mountain on 8,000 acres, enveloped by the World Heritage... See details »
Southern Ocean Lodge, Baillie Lodges’ flagship property on Kangaroo Island reopened in December 2023 following a complete rebuild, nearly four years after the luxury lodge was razed by... See details »
Pretty Beach House is the epitome of relaxed Australian luxury and elegance for those looking for an exclusive getaway, just outside Sydney. A serene escape nestled within the heart of the NSW... See details »
Set amongst 700,000 acres and 100km from the nearest town, the luxury of El Questro Homestead sits in stark contrast to Western Australia’s rugged Kimberley landscape. Perched on a cliff top,... See details »
These video stories are all about the connection with place, via privileged access to diverse landscapes, to knowledgable characters and the people of our places, to our rich food, wine and beverage culture, our wildlife, our everything…
Our videos were created out of the desire to show people why they should visit a lodge? What would they do there? How would it make them feel? Take a look… and see how they make you feel.
WHAT TO DO WHEN
The first thing people often ask when planning a trip to Australia is… When is the best time to go? The honest answer is, our sheer scale and diversity of environment and climate across the continent means, for Australia, guests are spoilt for choice, at any time of the year.
This part of our website helps guide you across over 300 experiences and easily sorts them by season and by lodge, so guests can plan by activity preference, or by time of year – summer, autumn, winter or spring.
Your adventure starts here.
The Luxury Lodges of Australia are devoted to connecting their guests with a sense of place. It is their signature experiences that make a visit to any of these Australian regions genuine, memorable and for some, life-changing.
A Break From The City
Create an unforgettable (and well-deserved) minibreak at these luxury lodges with the added bonus of being located within easy driving distance from Australia’s major cities.
Luxe Lodge Mini-break
An unforgettable mini-break, combining two of Australia’s globally acclaimed lodges, blending sophisticated design with pristine natural environments, outstanding food and wine, and bespoke experiences.
Safari In Western Australia
This itinerary encompasses 3 distinct and diverse regions of Western Australia, each home to an exceptional luxury lodge or camp and wildlife experience.
A Trip For Twitchers
Twitchers are spoilt for choice with over 800 species of birds - many of these endemic to Australia – staking a strong claim to be the world’s greatest hotspot of bird endemism.
Northern Queensland Short Break
Northern Queensland beautifully showcases the contrast between rainforest and outback in two outstanding destinations, both within 35mins by air (2.5 hours by road) from Cairns.
Flora & Fauna
Get up close to incredibly diverse range of marine life, endemic birds and marsupials and experience the sea of green and golden hues as our national floral emblem, the Golden wattle bursts into flower across Australia.
South Australian Short Break
With significantly improved air access into Adelaide, it has never been easier to combine the best of Australian food and wine with the best of wildlife and wilderness, in South Australia.
Cruising the Outback
This itinerary encompasses three distinct Outback regions with each luxury lodge or camp experience offering a very personal connection to this vast landscape.
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Welcome ‘On Board’
MEDIA RELEASE Luxury Lodges of Australia Welcomes ‘On Board’ Tasmania’s Exclusive Expedition Cruise Purpose-built for exploring Tasmania’s wild and remote frontiers, Odalisque III by On Board... More »
New Trade and Media Portal
MEDIA RELEASE Luxury Lodges of Australia launches new Trade and Media Portal Luxury Lodges of Australia has launched its new trade and media portal, a comprehensive online resource providing easy... More »
Front Row Seats To Nature
The latest Luxury Lodges of Australia e-newsletter | Front Row Seats To Nature One of the greatest and most compelling reasons to travel is offered by Nature. We journey to witness her awe-inspiring... More »
Luxury Lodge Architecture
Designing and building state-of-the-art sustainable infrastructure The Luxury Lodges of Australia are located in regions that have a compelling and distinctive reason to visit. They are in... More »
Introducing Jabiru Retreat: Dual Bungalow Oasis
Bamurru Plains Unveils New Jabiru Retreat, a Luxurious Addition to its Accommodation Offering Bamurru Plains, operated by Wild Bush Luxury – a renowned Australian tourism company specialising in... More »
Increased Domestic Flights Provide Greater Access to Luxury Lodges of Australia Australia has experienced a significant increase in domestic flights, making travel within the country more convenient... More »
Lizard Island Partners With Citizens Of The Great Barrier Reef
People power & protecting the Great Barrier Reef For the first time, some of Queensland’s most remote reefs around Lizard Island have been surveyed by citizen scientists aboard a fleet of... More »
Luxury Lodges of Australia: Villas & Private Residences
Exclusive, private, secluded The exclusivity and privacy of a villa or private residence has high appeal for couples, families and multi-generational and skip-gen gatherings (grandparents and... More »