Australia’s Barrier Reef Beckons

Apr 23, 2018

Rosemary McClure, Orange County Register, takes a dream journey through Queensland’s rainforest and reef visiting Lizard Island, Silky Oaks Lodge and qualia. 

Australia’s Barrier Reef Beckons


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Mar 24, 2021 | Lizard Island is opening its doors to families these July holidays, allowing children 3 years and older to share in … More »

Mar 24, 2021 | Lizard Island is opening its doors to families these July holidays, allowing children 3 years … More »

Mar 24, 2021 | Lizard Island is opening its doors to families these July holidays, allowing children 3 years and older to share in the barefoot luxury of the Great Barrier Reef. More »

Jul 11, 2016 | qualia's Beach House is a favourite of Forbes - "Sometimes we want something more private." More »

Jul 11, 2016 | qualia's Beach House is a favourite of Forbes - "Sometimes we want something more private." More »

Jul 11, 2016 | qualia's Beach House is a favourite of Forbes - "Sometimes we want something more private." More »

Feb 16, 2021 | The Silky Oaks Lodge refurbishment is underway, set to join the premium portfolio of Baillie Lodges in October 2021. More »

Feb 16, 2021 | The Silky Oaks Lodge refurbishment is underway, set to join the premium portfolio of Baillie … More »

Feb 16, 2021 | The Silky Oaks Lodge refurbishment is underway, set to join the premium portfolio of Baillie Lodges in October 2021. More »

Apr 21, 2021 | Perfectly positioned with 4 night's accomodation at qualia and an 18-hole championship golf course. More »

Apr 21, 2021 | Perfectly positioned with 4 night's accomodation at qualia and an 18-hole championship golf course. More »

Apr 21, 2021 | Perfectly positioned with 4 night's accomodation at qualia and an 18-hole championship golf course. More »

Dec 30, 2020 | Baillie Lodges feel well placed to plan for the full-scale works to go ahead early next year, in time for … More »

Dec 30, 2020 | Baillie Lodges feel well placed to plan for the full-scale works to go ahead early … More »

Dec 30, 2020 | Baillie Lodges feel well placed to plan for the full-scale works to go ahead early next year, in time for a spring reopening. More »

Feb 20, 2016 | The Australian: Article by Susan Kurosawa - ‘New Romantic Places for Couples to Stay’. More »

Feb 20, 2016 | The Australian: Article by Susan Kurosawa - ‘New Romantic Places for Couples to Stay’. More »

Feb 20, 2016 | The Australian: Article by Susan Kurosawa - ‘New Romantic Places for Couples to Stay’. More »

Jan 09, 2019 | Australia's Best Hotels in 2019, according to Boss Hunting More »

Jan 09, 2019 | Australia's Best Hotels in 2019, according to Boss Hunting More »

Jan 09, 2019 | Australia's Best Hotels in 2019, according to Boss Hunting More »

Jul 19, 2019 | qualia guests can now experience unprecedented access to the iconic Heart Reef lagoon More »

Jul 19, 2019 | qualia guests can now experience unprecedented access to the iconic Heart Reef lagoon More »

Jul 19, 2019 | qualia guests can now experience unprecedented access to the iconic Heart Reef lagoon More »

Oct 23, 2018 | Barefoot Luxury, Reimagined: Dom Pérignon partners with Lizard Island for the Dom Pérignon Retreat More »

Oct 23, 2018 | Barefoot Luxury, Reimagined: Dom Pérignon partners with Lizard Island for the Dom Pérignon Retreat More »

Oct 23, 2018 | Barefoot Luxury, Reimagined: Dom Pérignon partners with Lizard Island for the Dom Pérignon Retreat More »

Mar 09, 2016 | Hayley from blog 'The Vogue Trip' shares her holiday to qualia. More »

Mar 09, 2016 | Hayley from blog 'The Vogue Trip' shares her holiday to qualia. More »

Mar 09, 2016 | Hayley from blog 'The Vogue Trip' shares her holiday to qualia. More »

Jan 07, 2019 | It's big-spending luxury travellers who are delivering the biggest rewards for tourism operators More »

Jan 07, 2019 | It's big-spending luxury travellers who are delivering the biggest rewards for tourism operators More »

Jan 07, 2019 | It's big-spending luxury travellers who are delivering the biggest rewards for tourism operators More »

Jul 10, 2020 | Congratulations to Lizard Island and Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley occupying #2 and #3 spots respectively. More »

Jul 10, 2020 | Congratulations to Lizard Island and Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley occupying #2 and #3 spots respectively. … More »

Jul 10, 2020 | Congratulations to Lizard Island and Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley occupying #2 and #3 spots respectively. More »

Jul 29, 2019 | The South China Morning Post selects the best "Sustainable Luxury Down Under" More »

Jul 29, 2019 | The South China Morning Post selects the best "Sustainable Luxury Down Under" More »

Jul 29, 2019 | The South China Morning Post selects the best "Sustainable Luxury Down Under" More »

Sep 13, 2019 | Fratuschi runs down most beautiful bathtubs in Australia. More »

Sep 13, 2019 | Fratuschi runs down most beautiful bathtubs in Australia. More »

Sep 13, 2019 | Fratuschi runs down most beautiful bathtubs in Australia. More »

Sep 21, 2020 | Adventure to the Red Centre of Australia, the colours, the land and the culture. More »

Sep 21, 2020 | Adventure to the Red Centre of Australia, the colours, the land and the culture. More »

Sep 21, 2020 | Adventure to the Red Centre of Australia, the colours, the land and the culture. More »

Sep 29, 2020 | Australia is the perfect destination for sustainable and eco-conscious travel that doesn't compromise on luxury. More »

Sep 29, 2020 | Australia is the perfect destination for sustainable and eco-conscious travel that doesn't compromise on luxury. … More »

Sep 29, 2020 | Australia is the perfect destination for sustainable and eco-conscious travel that doesn't compromise on luxury. More »

Oct 03, 2019 | Epic Australian destinations to explore. More »

Oct 03, 2019 | Epic Australian destinations to explore. More »

Oct 03, 2019 | Epic Australian destinations to explore. More »

Oct 14, 2019 | Four Luxury Lodges of Australia members have taken the top four places in Australia in the Conde Nast Traveler 2019 … More »

Oct 14, 2019 | Four Luxury Lodges of Australia members have taken the top four places in Australia in … More »

Oct 14, 2019 | Four Luxury Lodges of Australia members have taken the top four places in Australia in the Conde Nast Traveler 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards More »

Oct 09, 2020 | Unbounded beauty with style and luxury in spades. More »

Oct 09, 2020 | Unbounded beauty with style and luxury in spades. More »

Oct 09, 2020 | Unbounded beauty with style and luxury in spades. More »

Nov 15, 2017 | Congratulations goes to qualia - collecting the award for World’s Best Beach or Coastal Hotel.  More »

Nov 15, 2017 | Congratulations goes to qualia - collecting the award for World’s Best Beach or Coastal Hotel.  More »

Nov 15, 2017 | Congratulations goes to qualia - collecting the award for World’s Best Beach or Coastal Hotel.  More »

Feb 08, 2021 | Splash out on a little luxury closer to home. More »

Feb 08, 2021 | Splash out on a little luxury closer to home. More »

Feb 08, 2021 | Splash out on a little luxury closer to home. More »

Mar 01, 2021 | New TV travel series featuring luxury lodges of Australia and New Zealand launches on TVNZOne. More »

Mar 01, 2021 | New TV travel series featuring luxury lodges of Australia and New Zealand launches on TVNZOne. More »

Mar 01, 2021 | New TV travel series featuring luxury lodges of Australia and New Zealand launches on TVNZOne. More »

May 16, 2017 | I debated whether or not to write about Lizard Island. I was on vacation, I wanted to keep this place … More »

May 16, 2017 | I debated whether or not to write about Lizard Island. I was on vacation, I … More »

May 16, 2017 | I debated whether or not to write about Lizard Island. I was on vacation, I wanted to keep this place private... More »

Jan 30, 2019 | Luxury Lifestyle Magazine has selected six of the best Australian luxury escapes for 2019 More »

Jan 30, 2019 | Luxury Lifestyle Magazine has selected six of the best Australian luxury escapes for 2019 More »

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May 27, 2020 | Open spaces, remote locations with plenty of personal space - Luxury Lodges around Australia have it all. More »

May 27, 2020 | Open spaces, remote locations with plenty of personal space - Luxury Lodges around Australia have … More »

May 27, 2020 | Open spaces, remote locations with plenty of personal space - Luxury Lodges around Australia have it all. More »

Jun 13, 2017 | A snorkelling trip reveals colourful life at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, while the damaged areas prove humbling. More »

Jun 13, 2017 | A snorkelling trip reveals colourful life at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, while the damaged areas … More »

Jun 13, 2017 | A snorkelling trip reveals colourful life at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, while the damaged areas prove humbling. More »

May 11, 2020 | We’re not the only ones looking forward to Lizard Island reopening... More »

May 11, 2020 | We’re not the only ones looking forward to Lizard Island reopening... More »

May 11, 2020 | We’re not the only ones looking forward to Lizard Island reopening... More »

Nov 02, 2018 | Why you should add the world's oldest living rainforest to your travel bucket list More »

Nov 02, 2018 | Why you should add the world's oldest living rainforest to your travel bucket list More »

Nov 02, 2018 | Why you should add the world's oldest living rainforest to your travel bucket list More »

Oct 23, 2016 | Nature still has top billing at Lizard Island - Cathy Osmond. More »

Oct 23, 2016 | Nature still has top billing at Lizard Island - Cathy Osmond. More »

Oct 23, 2016 | Nature still has top billing at Lizard Island - Cathy Osmond. More »

Dec 24, 2017 | No surprises that many lodges predominantly feature in Vogue's 10 Top Australian Luxury Destinations... More »

Dec 24, 2017 | No surprises that many lodges predominantly feature in Vogue's 10 Top Australian Luxury Destinations... More »

Dec 24, 2017 | No surprises that many lodges predominantly feature in Vogue's 10 Top Australian Luxury Destinations... More »

Jan 05, 2018 | The Daily Mail UK captures the magic of Lizard Island against modern life... More »

Jan 05, 2018 | The Daily Mail UK captures the magic of Lizard Island against modern life... More »

Jan 05, 2018 | The Daily Mail UK captures the magic of Lizard Island against modern life... More »

Mar 19, 2019 | A very special experience exploring the Whitsundays from qualia More »

Mar 19, 2019 | A very special experience exploring the Whitsundays from qualia More »

Mar 19, 2019 | A very special experience exploring the Whitsundays from qualia More »

Jul 13, 2018 | Southern Ocean Lodge and qualia feature in the prestigious Travel + Leisure magazine Top 100 Hotels List 2018. More »

Jul 13, 2018 | Southern Ocean Lodge and qualia feature in the prestigious Travel + Leisure magazine Top 100 … More »

Jul 13, 2018 | Southern Ocean Lodge and qualia feature in the prestigious Travel + Leisure magazine Top 100 Hotels List 2018. More »

Jan 31, 2019 | Baillie Lodges announces the inclusion of Silky Oaks Lodge to its portfolio of luxury lodges More »

Jan 31, 2019 | Baillie Lodges announces the inclusion of Silky Oaks Lodge to its portfolio of luxury lodges More »

Jan 31, 2019 | Baillie Lodges announces the inclusion of Silky Oaks Lodge to its portfolio of luxury lodges More »

Oct 17, 2018 | Inside a luxurious Dom Pérignon experience on Lizard Island More »

Oct 17, 2018 | Inside a luxurious Dom Pérignon experience on Lizard Island More »

Oct 17, 2018 | Inside a luxurious Dom Pérignon experience on Lizard Island More »

Nov 02, 2018 | Australia's best luxury outdoor experiences More »

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Jul 03, 2018 | From opulent tents to designer treehouses, these are some of the most exceptional luxury lodges in Australia. More »

Jul 03, 2018 | From opulent tents to designer treehouses, these are some of the most exceptional luxury lodges … More »

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Jul 29, 2016 | "This spectacular five-star reef encounter is matched star for star by qualia". More »

Jul 29, 2016 | "This spectacular five-star reef encounter is matched star for star by qualia". More »

Jul 29, 2016 | "This spectacular five-star reef encounter is matched star for star by qualia". More »

Sep 22, 2017 | When qualia launched in 2007, it kicked off a boom in Australia's luxury lodge industry. Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo … More »

Sep 22, 2017 | When qualia launched in 2007, it kicked off a boom in Australia's luxury lodge industry. … More »

Sep 22, 2017 | When qualia launched in 2007, it kicked off a boom in Australia's luxury lodge industry. Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island opened in 2008, followed by Wolgan Valley in NSW's Blue Mountains in 2009 and … More »

Oct 08, 2016 | Silky Oaks Lodge is like the Phantom Rolls-Royce of treehouses... More »

Oct 08, 2016 | Silky Oaks Lodge is like the Phantom Rolls-Royce of treehouses... More »

Oct 08, 2016 | Silky Oaks Lodge is like the Phantom Rolls-Royce of treehouses... More »

Dec 18, 2020 | The Finer Things In Travel outlines their list of absolute best luxe hotels in Australia. More »

Dec 18, 2020 | The Finer Things In Travel outlines their list of absolute best luxe hotels in Australia. … More »

Dec 18, 2020 | The Finer Things In Travel outlines their list of absolute best luxe hotels in Australia. More »

Dec 30, 2020 | The December edition of luxury Japanese travel magazine CREA Traveller highlight the best high-end lodges in Australia. More »

Dec 30, 2020 | The December edition of luxury Japanese travel magazine CREA Traveller highlight the best high-end lodges … More »

Dec 30, 2020 | The December edition of luxury Japanese travel magazine CREA Traveller highlight the best high-end lodges in Australia. More »

May 28, 2020 | The nation is already looking at our vast backyard with fresh eyes, as it prepares to get out and about … More »

May 28, 2020 | The nation is already looking at our vast backyard with fresh eyes, as it prepares … More »

May 28, 2020 | The nation is already looking at our vast backyard with fresh eyes, as it prepares to get out and about when possible. More »

May 27, 2019 | Australia's best mini moon destinations, according to Harper's BAZAAR More »

May 27, 2019 | Australia's best mini moon destinations, according to Harper's BAZAAR More »

May 27, 2019 | Australia's best mini moon destinations, according to Harper's BAZAAR More »

Jun 18, 2018 | Take a moment and enjoy a marine daydream at Lizard Island... More »

Jun 18, 2018 | Take a moment and enjoy a marine daydream at Lizard Island... More »

Jun 18, 2018 | Take a moment and enjoy a marine daydream at Lizard Island... More »

Jul 18, 2016 | These hotels have the bathtime experience down to a tee; so you can soak carefree. More »

Jul 18, 2016 | These hotels have the bathtime experience down to a tee; so you can soak carefree. More »

Jul 18, 2016 | These hotels have the bathtime experience down to a tee; so you can soak carefree. More »

May 03, 2021 | The ancient trees of the Daintree rainforest are worth designing a trip around. More »

May 03, 2021 | The ancient trees of the Daintree rainforest are worth designing a trip around. More »

May 03, 2021 | The ancient trees of the Daintree rainforest are worth designing a trip around. More »

May 27, 2019 | The Telegraph UK, explores the best islands from which to discover the Great Barrier Reef More »

May 27, 2019 | The Telegraph UK, explores the best islands from which to discover the Great Barrier Reef More »

May 27, 2019 | The Telegraph UK, explores the best islands from which to discover the Great Barrier Reef More »

Jul 15, 2017 | As hand selected by Gourmet Traveller... More »

Jul 15, 2017 | As hand selected by Gourmet Traveller... More »

Jul 15, 2017 | As hand selected by Gourmet Traveller... More »

Nov 02, 2018 | Australian Traveller explores how we can all be part of the solution to save the Reef More »

Nov 02, 2018 | Australian Traveller explores how we can all be part of the solution to save the … More »

Nov 02, 2018 | Australian Traveller explores how we can all be part of the solution to save the Reef More »

Nov 24, 2017 | qualia on Hamilton Island is a Whitsundays wonderland explains Sher Cornelius from The Standard. More »

Nov 24, 2017 | qualia on Hamilton Island is a Whitsundays wonderland explains Sher Cornelius from The Standard. More »

Nov 24, 2017 | qualia on Hamilton Island is a Whitsundays wonderland explains Sher Cornelius from The Standard. More »

Jul 02, 2018 | To Bride Wedding Magazine in Korea highlights the most romantic honeymoon destinations - Lizard Island, Sal Salis, Cape Lodge and … More »

Jul 02, 2018 | To Bride Wedding Magazine in Korea highlights the most romantic honeymoon destinations - Lizard Island, … More »

Jul 02, 2018 | To Bride Wedding Magazine in Korea highlights the most romantic honeymoon destinations - Lizard Island, Sal Salis, Cape Lodge and Capella Lodge. More »

Aug 01, 2018 | Jarrod Scott's trip to Lizard Island, on the Great Barrier Reef. More »

Aug 01, 2018 | Jarrod Scott's trip to Lizard Island, on the Great Barrier Reef. More »

Aug 01, 2018 | Jarrod Scott's trip to Lizard Island, on the Great Barrier Reef. More »

Jan 28, 2021 | Lee Tulloch for Prior shares a snapshot of six Luxury Lodges of Australia, providing a dreamy bucket list of remote … More »

Jan 28, 2021 | Lee Tulloch for Prior shares a snapshot of six Luxury Lodges of Australia, providing a … More »

Jan 28, 2021 | Lee Tulloch for Prior shares a snapshot of six Luxury Lodges of Australia, providing a dreamy bucket list of remote destinations. More »

Feb 01, 2018 | "the majority of Australia’s most beautiful outlying limbs have been developed by Australian families, indeed almost as a hobby" More »

Feb 01, 2018 | "the majority of Australia’s most beautiful outlying limbs have been developed by Australian families, indeed … More »

Feb 01, 2018 | "the majority of Australia’s most beautiful outlying limbs have been developed by Australian families, indeed almost as a hobby" More »

Mar 10, 2018 | Hammered by cyclones and coral bleaching, what at first appears a tragedy on the Great Barrier Reef is actually the … More »

Mar 10, 2018 | Hammered by cyclones and coral bleaching, what at first appears a tragedy on the Great … More »

Mar 10, 2018 | Hammered by cyclones and coral bleaching, what at first appears a tragedy on the Great Barrier Reef is actually the opposite. More »

Jan 20, 2018 | An inspirational account of a Guided Reef Expedition on Lizard Island. More »

Jan 20, 2018 | An inspirational account of a Guided Reef Expedition on Lizard Island. More »

Jan 20, 2018 | An inspirational account of a Guided Reef Expedition on Lizard Island. More »

May 23, 2017 | Sheriden Rhodes proves it's entirely plausible to taste the best of Australia's tropical north and the wild and remote south … More »

May 23, 2017 | Sheriden Rhodes proves it's entirely plausible to taste the best of Australia's tropical north and … More »

May 23, 2017 | Sheriden Rhodes proves it's entirely plausible to taste the best of Australia's tropical north and the wild and remote south in one incredible week... More »

Sep 27, 2016 | @TheLuxeWorld (Jim Dobson) shares his visit to paradise aka qualia with Forbes.com More »

Sep 27, 2016 | @TheLuxeWorld (Jim Dobson) shares his visit to paradise aka qualia with Forbes.com More »

Sep 27, 2016 | @TheLuxeWorld (Jim Dobson) shares his visit to paradise aka qualia with Forbes.com More »

Feb 17, 2021 | Celebrated as among the world’s most luxurious tropical island resorts, Lizard Island has been named in Travel + Leisure’s Top … More »

Feb 17, 2021 | Celebrated as among the world’s most luxurious tropical island resorts, Lizard Island has been named … More »

Feb 17, 2021 | Celebrated as among the world’s most luxurious tropical island resorts, Lizard Island has been named in Travel + Leisure’s Top 500 list. More »

Mar 10, 2021 | LATTE features Luxury Lodges of Australia's new availability calendar. More »

Mar 10, 2021 | LATTE features Luxury Lodges of Australia's new availability calendar. More »

Mar 10, 2021 | LATTE features Luxury Lodges of Australia's new availability calendar. More »

Jan 12, 2021 | While international travel is off the agenda, many tourism operators are having to take a ­locals-only approach. More »

Jan 12, 2021 | While international travel is off the agenda, many tourism operators are having to take a … More »

Jan 12, 2021 | While international travel is off the agenda, many tourism operators are having to take a ­locals-only approach. More »

Jan 12, 2021 | Nadine Cresswell-Myatt for Travel Awaits reviews her top 7 of Australia's best luxury lodges.  More »

Jan 12, 2021 | Nadine Cresswell-Myatt for Travel Awaits reviews her top 7 of Australia's best luxury lodges.  More »

Jan 12, 2021 | Nadine Cresswell-Myatt for Travel Awaits reviews her top 7 of Australia's best luxury lodges.  More »

Feb 17, 2021 | This latest edition includes luxury lodge wellness rituals and high-end glamping experiences in the Australian wilderness. More »

Feb 17, 2021 | This latest edition includes luxury lodge wellness rituals and high-end glamping experiences in the Australian … More »

Feb 17, 2021 | This latest edition includes luxury lodge wellness rituals and high-end glamping experiences in the Australian wilderness. More »

Apr 08, 2021 | Lizard Island offers access and opportunities to discover fascinating intricacies of the coral reef. More »

Apr 08, 2021 | Lizard Island offers access and opportunities to discover fascinating intricacies of the coral reef. More »

Apr 08, 2021 | Lizard Island offers access and opportunities to discover fascinating intricacies of the coral reef. More »

Mar 29, 2021 | Luxury Lodges of Australia in clear demand as local travel encompasses remote backyard destinations. More »

Mar 29, 2021 | Luxury Lodges of Australia in clear demand as local travel encompasses remote backyard destinations. More »

Mar 29, 2021 | Luxury Lodges of Australia in clear demand as local travel encompasses remote backyard destinations. More »

Apr 06, 2021 | Urban List places luxury lodges Longitude 131º, qualia, Saffire and Sal Salis in '10 Of The Best Places To Honeymoon … More »

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