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 »

OUR STORIES

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.

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What to do when

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.

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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.

Recent News, Offers & Events

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pas de deux in paradise

pas de deux in paradise

qualia and The Australian Ballet present ‘pas de deux in paradise’, an exclusive showcase underneath the stars with one of Australia’s most idyllic backdrops; the Whitsundays and the Coral Sea.... More »

From Italy With Love

From Italy With Love

Join the celebrations at Cape Lodge 26th – 30th September 2022 to discover the hidden gems of Western Australia’s ‘Little Italy’. In partnership with Earn Your Vino, Cape Lodge are... More »

Glamover Begins at The Louise

Glamover Begins at The Louise

Work has begun on Baillie Lodges redesign of acclaimed luxury lodge The Louise in South Australia’s Barossa Valley culinary country, with reopening of the new-look property slated for September 5... More »

Winter Escape With Complimentary Massage

Winter Escape With Complimentary Massage

Guests can enjoy two mid-week nights at Pretty Beach House this winter and receive a complimentary 60 minute Bouddi Signature Massage. One of the best ways to destress and deeply relax amid the... More »

Champagne Weekend

Champagne Weekend

Tyson Stelzer’s Champagne Weekend | Spicers Peak Lodge | 11 – 13th November 2022 Celebrating the most prestigious sparkling wine in the world, Spicers Peak Lodge welcome you to join an... More »

Travel + Leisure 2022 It List

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

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

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 »

Eastern Kuku Yalanji Daintree Rainforest Handback

Eastern Kuku Yalanji Daintree Rainforest Handback

The world’s oldest living rainforest has been officially returned ownership to the Traditional Owners, the Eastern Kuku Yalanji people in a historic handback ceremony including the UNESCO World... More »

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