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 250 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 »
Baillie Lodges regrets to advise that Southern Ocean Lodge was destroyed in the bushfires that ran across Kangaroo Island in early January 2020 and the property is now closed. Baillie Lodges is... 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 »
Experience the height of luxury in Queensland High Country; a naturally inspired wilderness region just 2 hours from Brisbane. Perched atop a mountain on 9,000 acres, enveloped by the World Heritage... 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 »
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 »
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is a chic conservation retreat, located 2.5 hours’ drive from Sydney in the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains region. Nestled amongst 7,000-acres of... 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 250 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.
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.
Family Friendly Luxe & Experiential
Perfect for those who want their children to experience the landscapes, wildlife, culture and people that make these Australian destinations unique.
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.
Ocean To Outback Safari
From the world’s largest fringing coral reef to one of the last great wildernesses, this itinerary showcases Australia’s incredible biodiversity, dramatic landscapes and unique wildlife.
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.
The food & wine experience offered by these properties is their reason for being. For guests for whom food and wine is a primary reason to travel, this is a compelling trip for culinary nomads.
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Forward bookings for our lodges are reflecting significant pent up demand from travellers seeking the luxury of natural isolation, genuinely wow locations, and a diverse range of high end, uniquely... More »
As the world looks to ‘travel better’, travellers may look to Luxury Lodges of Australia for compelling and inspiring experiences that also have positive impact on the people, the environment, and... More »
Winter Solstice Yulefest
Christmas in July returns for another year of timeless traditions as Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley brings back its spectacular mid-year celebration. Think cosy evenings, crackling log fires and... More »
Meditation At The Mountain
Mt Mulligan Wellness Retreat | August 22 – 25 2021 | Mt Mulligan Lodge will host their first all-inclusive Wellness Retreat for up to 18 guests this August, offering the opportunity to escape... More »
Lap Of Luxury
An inspiring new travel series Lap of Luxury, featuring Luxury Lodges of Australia and New Zealand, will air on New Zealand’s TVNZOne, Tuesday’s at 8:30pm. Over 10 weeks, viewers can take a look... More »
In a recent interview with Sustainable Guides, Luxury Lodges of Australia Executive Officer, Penny Rafferty speaks with Melinda Healy on the shared sustainability ethos and collective consciousness... More »
Capella Lodge has reduced their cool season closure this winter, extending the opportunity to visit this premium luxury retreat. Escape to the warm maritime currents from the Coral Sea that endow Lord... More »
One Year On…
January 3, 2021 marks a year since the bushfires that had been raging across South Australia’s Kangaroo Island converged from three sides to destroy Baillie Lodges’ award-winning flagship property... More »
Meet the cool, clever, creative chefs who’s diverse backgrounds and united passion for produce brings individual flavour, skill and character to the tables of the lodges. Lake House, Daylesford,... More »
Travel + Leisure ‘IT List for 2020’
Mt Mulligan Lodge, is understandably one of Travel + Leisure’s Best New Hotels in the World. “One of the newest additions to the Luxury Lodges of Australia portfolio, the secluded property... More »
Capturing Arkaba and Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre
Dust off the wide angle lense and enjoy this amazing opportunity to photograph the outback. The Wild Bush Luxury photographic safari has been designed to take you on an expedition through Arkaba, a... More »