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 »
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 8,000 acres, enveloped by the World Heritage... See details »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
True Wild Bush Luxury
This itinerary visits parts of the Australian landscape of special significance to our First Nations cultures. Providing access to some of these people, places, artworks and uniquely Australian stories.
The 3000km journey from Adelaide to Darwin takes you along the intrepid route of the 1862 European explorer John McDouall Stuart, albeit with the luxury of a sealed highway or scenic flights.
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.
A Diver’s Utopia
Three of the world's most outstanding coral reefs, all World Heritage Listed, are a dream discovery for divers and snorkellers of all ages are found in Australia.
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Last Minute Upcoming Adventure
The True North has a limited number of cabins available on Kimberley Snapshot itineraries departing in May and June, giving flexible guests (or those ready and waiting for an opportunity like this)... More »
Travel + Leisure 2022 It List
Silky Oaks Lodge, Australia’s newest luxury lodge in the world’s oldest living rainforest, has been named in Travel + Leisure’s prestigious It List for new hotels in 2022, released to its global... More »
SOL 2.0 Under Way
Baillie Lodges Team Breaks Ground on the Southern Ocean Lodge Rebuild Two years after Baillie Lodges’ award-winning flagship property Southern Ocean Lodge was razed in the Kangaroo Island (KI)... More »
Australia: Inspired Escapes + Culinary Journeys
Southern Crossings and Gourmet Traveller collaborate to present a premium hardcover travel cook book; ‘Australia: Inspired Escapes + Culinary Journeys’ featuring 13 Luxury Lodges of... More »
Lonely Planet’s Top 10
The phenomenal views of the Great Dividing Range and the surrounding World Heritage-listed national parks of Spicers Peak Lodge have been honoured by well-heeled global travel authority Lonely Planet,... More »