Each place has a compelling reason for guests to travel there, to experience, discover, to connect...
Luxury Lodges of Australia is a collection of the best high-end lodges and camps, located across diverse regions of Australia.
Together, they 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. And they are constantly innovating, to meet the curiosity, adventure-seeking spirit, and desire for real engagement by their guests.
Collectively they offer memorable and often life-changing experiences in Australia’s most inspiring and extraordinary locations. 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 an ultra-luxury conservation-based resort, located 2.5 hours’ drive from Sydney (190kms) in the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains region. Set on... 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. Longitude 131° – A transcendent experience of... 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 »
Southern Ocean Lodge closure announcement: Baillie Lodges regrets to advise that Southern Ocean Lodge on South Australia’s Kangaroo Island has sustained significant damage by bushfire and the... 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 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.
Uniquely Australian Wildlife
Regions of exceptional natural beauty where ancient rainforests, vast national parks, mountain ranges and reefs, provide sanctuary for Australia’s wondrous wildlife.
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.
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.
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.
SA Wine, Outback and Wildlife
With less than a half-day to transfer between each lodge, this easy to plan and compelling itinerary highlights the best of Australia’s Wine, Outback and Wildlife, in South Australia.
Recent News, Offers & EventsSee all recent updates »
Sneak away, spoil yourself and support regional Australia.
Whether it’s a sneaky escape from the city or a romantic getaway, now’s the time to get out there, explore and support regional Australia. Spoil yourself with a quick trip away to Lake... More »
Why you should plan to travel to Australia NOW…
Long before the fires, drought and cyclones, the value of tourism to regional Australia was undisputed. With the onslaught of these life and status changing events, the viability and existence of our... More »
Saffire Freycinet provides helping hand to KI wildlife recovery
Saffire Freycinet has committed to donating $500 from each of the next one hundred bookings to restore habitat on Kangaroo Island, equating to $50,000, in the wake of devastating bushfires around the... More »
Spicers Peak Lodges Supports Rural Aid
Growing up in Warwick, Spicers Retreats founder Jude Turner has always felt a special connection to the land. It’s why she opened the first Spicers Retreat in regional Queensland in 1998; to give... More »
Now more than ever, Australia needs you.
Australia is not only beautiful, it is big. And while some areas are facing devastating bushfires, much of our island continent is safe to travel and our Luxury Lodges are ready to welcome guests.... More »
Tourism Australia Bushfire Statement
3 January 2020 “Like all Australians our sympathies go out to the families and communities who are impacted by the fires, and our gratitude grows stronger by the day for the front line services... More »
Southern Ocean Lodge Bushfire Update
All of us at Luxury Lodges of Australia are devastated at this news from one of our founding members, Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island. Our hearts go out to the entire lodge team, and their... More »
Cape Lodge Seaplane Escape Take off from the Swan River and follow the coast on a 45 minute flight to Margaret River with awe inspiring views of Perth, Fremantle, Rottnest Island, Cape Naturaliste and... More »
Uluru Photo Safari
Join renowned travel photographer, Richard I’Anson, on a brand-new photographic journey and capture the timeless landscape of Uluru-Kata Tjuta over five unforgettable days from 1-5 October 2020. In... More »
Cooler in the mountains…
The grass is green, the sky is blue and Spicers Peak Lodge is back open for business. Australian resilience meets Australian indulgence and hospitality…so pleased Spicers Peak Lodge has emerged... More »
Rare and distinguished in the Barossa Valley
A signature experience not to be missed. Allow The Louise, Seppeltsfield and St Hugo to take you on a 3 night, all-inclusive exploration of wine history and innovation in the Barossa Valley. You’ll... More »
Adventure south west with True North
The art of adventure with True North adventure cruises. Begin your eight day Adventure South West journey in Esperance, Western Australia and discover the endless beaches that skirt Cape Le Grand.... More »
Family Escape to the Blue Mountains
Explore the Australian bushland at Wolgan Valley, an ideal destination for both adults and children alike. Stay two nights or more at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley and up to two children will... More »
Top End Wilderness Photo Safari at Bamurru Plains
Join canon master and founder of Lonely Planet Images, Richard I’Anson, as he returns to Bamurru Plains 27th May – 31st May 2020 for another unforgettable Top End Wilderness Photo Safari. An... More »
Escape in 2020 to Sal Salis, Ningaloo Reef
Where the outback meets the reef… With just fourteen wilderness tents and one honeymoon tent hidden amongst the dunes overlooking Ningaloo Reef, Sal Salis provides a unique place from which to... More »