The 5 Best Luxury Lodge Destinations in Australia

Mar 20, 2019

Your Money on the top Australian destinations to immerse yourself in nature and luxury, including Luxury Lodges: Arkaba in the Flinders Ranges, Capella Lodge on Lord Howe Island, Lake House in Daylesford, Saffire on the Freycinet Peninsula and Spicers Peak Lodge in Queensland High Country.

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May 29, 2019 | The iconic Sparkling Saffire Weekend returns to Saffire this July More »

May 29, 2019 | The iconic Sparkling Saffire Weekend returns to Saffire this July More »

May 29, 2019 | The iconic Sparkling Saffire Weekend returns to Saffire this July More »

Aug 31, 2018 | Rainwater is harvested from the lodge’s roofs and stored in giant rainwater tanks, supplying around three-quarters of Capella’s water needs. More »

Aug 31, 2018 | Rainwater is harvested from the lodge’s roofs and stored in giant rainwater tanks, supplying around … More »

Aug 31, 2018 | Rainwater is harvested from the lodge’s roofs and stored in giant rainwater tanks, supplying around three-quarters of Capella’s water needs. More »

Dec 20, 2018 | Arkaba will be hosting 3 trips designed exclusively for families during school holidays next year More »

Dec 20, 2018 | Arkaba will be hosting 3 trips designed exclusively for families during school holidays next year More »

Dec 20, 2018 | Arkaba will be hosting 3 trips designed exclusively for families during school holidays next year More »

Jun 04, 2019 | Celebrating the Words in Winter Literary & Arts Festival, Lake House welcomes Rebecca Sullivan More »

Jun 04, 2019 | Celebrating the Words in Winter Literary & Arts Festival, Lake House welcomes Rebecca Sullivan More »

Jun 04, 2019 | Celebrating the Words in Winter Literary & Arts Festival, Lake House welcomes Rebecca Sullivan More »

Jun 19, 2018 | His studio is on-site for guests to view and a selection of his works are on display at Lake House. More »

Jun 19, 2018 | His studio is on-site for guests to view and a selection of his works are … More »

Jun 19, 2018 | His studio is on-site for guests to view and a selection of his works are on display at Lake House. More »

Apr 05, 2019 | Between 26th and 30th August 2019 Richard I’Anson will lead a five-day photographic experience at Arkaba. More »

Apr 05, 2019 | Between 26th and 30th August 2019 Richard I’Anson will lead a five-day photographic experience at … More »

Apr 05, 2019 | Between 26th and 30th August 2019 Richard I’Anson will lead a five-day photographic experience at Arkaba. More »

Apr 02, 2019 | Enjoy an air safari over Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre when you book a four nights at Arkaba More »

Apr 02, 2019 | Enjoy an air safari over Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre when you book a four nights at … More »

Apr 02, 2019 | Enjoy an air safari over Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre when you book a four nights at Arkaba More »

May 29, 2019 | Take a three-day Daylesford mini break at Lake House this winter. More »

May 29, 2019 | Take a three-day Daylesford mini break at Lake House this winter. More »

May 29, 2019 | Take a three-day Daylesford mini break at Lake House this winter. More »

Feb 26, 2019 | In the exclusive Cellar Series, the Lake House welcomes their favourite winemakers to Daylesford More »

Feb 26, 2019 | In the exclusive Cellar Series, the Lake House welcomes their favourite winemakers to Daylesford More »

Feb 26, 2019 | In the exclusive Cellar Series, the Lake House welcomes their favourite winemakers to Daylesford More »

Jun 01, 2019 | A very special seasonal offer from Saffire Freycinet. More »

Jun 01, 2019 | A very special seasonal offer from Saffire Freycinet. More »

Jun 01, 2019 | A very special seasonal offer from Saffire Freycinet. More »

Mar 19, 2019 | Slow things down, reconnect and recharge with few nights at Lake House in beautiful Daylesford. More »

Mar 19, 2019 | Slow things down, reconnect and recharge with few nights at Lake House in beautiful Daylesford. More »

Mar 19, 2019 | Slow things down, reconnect and recharge with few nights at Lake House in beautiful Daylesford. More »

Jul 11, 2019 | Escape to Daylesford for an indulgent, restorative mid-year break. More »

Jul 11, 2019 | Escape to Daylesford for an indulgent, restorative mid-year break. More »

Jul 11, 2019 | Escape to Daylesford for an indulgent, restorative mid-year break. More »

Feb 05, 2019 | Take some extra time out with a three-night Seasonal Escape at Lake House More »

Feb 05, 2019 | Take some extra time out with a three-night Seasonal Escape at Lake House More »

Feb 05, 2019 | Take some extra time out with a three-night Seasonal Escape at Lake House More »

Jul 11, 2019 | Experience Wild Bush Luxury at Arkaba in June and July 2020 and save More »

Jul 11, 2019 | Experience Wild Bush Luxury at Arkaba in June and July 2020 and save More »

Jul 11, 2019 | Experience Wild Bush Luxury at Arkaba in June and July 2020 and save More »

Feb 15, 2019 | Perennial favourite Lake House is included in CNN Travel's list of most romantic restaurants. More »

Feb 15, 2019 | Perennial favourite Lake House is included in CNN Travel's list of most romantic restaurants. More »

Feb 15, 2019 | Perennial favourite Lake House is included in CNN Travel's list of most romantic restaurants. More »

Jun 04, 2019 | Saffire Freycinet has announced a new General Manager, Ross Boobyer. More »

Jun 04, 2019 | Saffire Freycinet has announced a new General Manager, Ross Boobyer. More »

Jun 04, 2019 | Saffire Freycinet has announced a new General Manager, Ross Boobyer. More »

Oct 18, 2018 | Conservation efforts at Capella Lodge More »

Oct 18, 2018 | Conservation efforts at Capella Lodge More »

Oct 18, 2018 | Conservation efforts at Capella Lodge 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 »

Jan 07, 2019 | Take a peek into the recent upgrades at Capella Lodge More »

Jan 07, 2019 | Take a peek into the recent upgrades at Capella Lodge More »

Jan 07, 2019 | Take a peek into the recent upgrades at Capella Lodge More »

Feb 14, 2019 | Signature Luxury Travel & Style's most Valentine-worthy getaways. More »

Feb 14, 2019 | Signature Luxury Travel & Style's most Valentine-worthy getaways. More »

Feb 14, 2019 | Signature Luxury Travel & Style's most Valentine-worthy getaways. More »

Jul 11, 2019 | Lake House has once again been voted Australia’s Best Food & Wine Property in the Luxury Travel Gold List.   More »

Jul 11, 2019 | Lake House has once again been voted Australia’s Best Food & Wine Property in the … More »

Jul 11, 2019 | Lake House has once again been voted Australia’s Best Food & Wine Property in the Luxury Travel Gold List.   More »

Nov 02, 2018 | The South Australian Tourism Commission has named The Arkaba Walk as its latest Tourism Champion More »

Nov 02, 2018 | The South Australian Tourism Commission has named The Arkaba Walk as its latest Tourism Champion More »

Nov 02, 2018 | The South Australian Tourism Commission has named The Arkaba Walk as its latest Tourism Champion More »

Nov 27, 2018 | Lake House has unveiled its beautiful new pool and adjoining relaxation terraces overlooking Lake Daylesford.   More »

Nov 27, 2018 | Lake House has unveiled its beautiful new pool and adjoining relaxation terraces overlooking Lake Daylesford. … More »

Nov 27, 2018 | Lake House has unveiled its beautiful new pool and adjoining relaxation terraces overlooking Lake Daylesford.   More »

Apr 30, 2016 | The Daily Telegraph’s 7 Top Holiday Ideas to get away from it all... More »

Apr 30, 2016 | The Daily Telegraph’s 7 Top Holiday Ideas to get away from it all... More »

Apr 30, 2016 | The Daily Telegraph’s 7 Top Holiday Ideas to get away from it all... More »

Jan 05, 2018 | A rare find at Arkaba, marking a new stage in the conservation effort of the near endangered, western quoll. More »

Jan 05, 2018 | A rare find at Arkaba, marking a new stage in the conservation effort of the … More »

Jan 05, 2018 | A rare find at Arkaba, marking a new stage in the conservation effort of the near endangered, western quoll. 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 »

Jun 26, 2019 | Belinda Luksic embraced the full experience during her stay at Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island More »

Jun 26, 2019 | Belinda Luksic embraced the full experience during her stay at Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island More »

Jun 26, 2019 | Belinda Luksic embraced the full experience during her stay at Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island 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 »

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

Feb 19, 2019 | A peaceful escape among abundant native wildlife at the newly renovated Capella Lodge More »

Feb 19, 2019 | A peaceful escape among abundant native wildlife at the newly renovated Capella Lodge More »

Feb 19, 2019 | A peaceful escape among abundant native wildlife at the newly renovated Capella Lodge More »

Mar 07, 2017 | Sometimes we need to give you the story to get you in the vibe. And this is one of them... More »

Mar 07, 2017 | Sometimes we need to give you the story to get you in the vibe. And … More »

Mar 07, 2017 | Sometimes we need to give you the story to get you in the vibe. And this is one of them... More »

Jul 01, 2019 | Disconnect from the day-to-day at one of Australia's remote and wonderful wilderness lodges More »

Jul 01, 2019 | Disconnect from the day-to-day at one of Australia's remote and wonderful wilderness lodges More »

Jul 01, 2019 | Disconnect from the day-to-day at one of Australia's remote and wonderful wilderness lodges More »

Apr 15, 2019 | Chris Dwyer interviews Lake House owner, Alla Wolf-Tasker, one of the pioneers of sustainability 'The producers are the heroes of … More »

Apr 15, 2019 | Chris Dwyer interviews Lake House owner, Alla Wolf-Tasker, one of the pioneers of sustainability 'The … More »

Apr 15, 2019 | Chris Dwyer interviews Lake House owner, Alla Wolf-Tasker, one of the pioneers of sustainability 'The producers are the heroes of the food world'. More »

May 31, 2019 | Discover nine of the best places to stay in South Australia with Travel + Leisure. More »

May 31, 2019 | Discover nine of the best places to stay in South Australia with Travel + Leisure. More »

May 31, 2019 | Discover nine of the best places to stay in South Australia with Travel + Leisure. More »

Aug 17, 2018 | A big congratulations to the talented and inspiring Alla Wolf-Tasker, Lake House More »

Aug 17, 2018 | A big congratulations to the talented and inspiring Alla Wolf-Tasker, Lake House More »

Aug 17, 2018 | A big congratulations to the talented and inspiring Alla Wolf-Tasker, Lake House 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 17, 2019 | Saffire Freycinet has launched its newest and most immersive signature experience: The Saffire Beekeeping Experience. More »

Jan 17, 2019 | Saffire Freycinet has launched its newest and most immersive signature experience: The Saffire Beekeeping Experience. More »

Jan 17, 2019 | Saffire Freycinet has launched its newest and most immersive signature experience: The Saffire Beekeeping Experience. More »

Dec 05, 2016 | Superb article and spread featuring, Lake House. More »

Dec 05, 2016 | Superb article and spread featuring, Lake House. More »

Dec 05, 2016 | Superb article and spread featuring, Lake House. More »

Feb 22, 2019 | What to wear, places to go and unmissable experiences on Lord Howe Island More »

Feb 22, 2019 | What to wear, places to go and unmissable experiences on Lord Howe Island More »

Feb 22, 2019 | What to wear, places to go and unmissable experiences on Lord Howe Island More »

Mar 21, 2019 | Last week was an incredibly exciting one for the team at Arkaba with a confirmed sighting of what were once-extinct … More »

Mar 21, 2019 | Last week was an incredibly exciting one for the team at Arkaba with a confirmed … More »

Mar 21, 2019 | Last week was an incredibly exciting one for the team at Arkaba with a confirmed sighting of what were once-extinct Brushtail Possums More »

May 07, 2019 | The Saffire Freycinet experience in pictures, courtesy of In Bed With. More »

May 07, 2019 | The Saffire Freycinet experience in pictures, courtesy of In Bed With. More »

May 07, 2019 | The Saffire Freycinet experience in pictures, courtesy of In Bed With. More »

Jun 07, 2019 | Anthony Dennis, for Traveller, takes a digital detox at Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island. More »

Jun 07, 2019 | Anthony Dennis, for Traveller, takes a digital detox at Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island. More »

Jun 07, 2019 | Anthony Dennis, for Traveller, takes a digital detox at Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island. More »

Jul 09, 2019 | At Australia's top culinary destinations, a focus on real food is always at the forefront More »

Jul 09, 2019 | At Australia's top culinary destinations, a focus on real food is always at the forefront More »

Jul 09, 2019 | At Australia's top culinary destinations, a focus on real food is always at the forefront More »

Aug 17, 2018 | Lucy Mae Beers of Yahoo7 confirms the $2100 price tag of an overnight stay at Saffire is most certainly worth … More »

Aug 17, 2018 | Lucy Mae Beers of Yahoo7 confirms the $2100 price tag of an overnight stay at … More »

Aug 17, 2018 | Lucy Mae Beers of Yahoo7 confirms the $2100 price tag of an overnight stay at Saffire is most certainly worth it.  More »

Aug 20, 2018 | Congratulations to the team at Lake House included in the recent Hot 50 Restaurant List by The Australian. More »

Aug 20, 2018 | Congratulations to the team at Lake House included in the recent Hot 50 Restaurant List … More »

Aug 20, 2018 | Congratulations to the team at Lake House included in the recent Hot 50 Restaurant List by The Australian. More »

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

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

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

Nov 02, 2018 | Expert advice for a break in South Australia from The Telegraph UK More »

Nov 02, 2018 | Expert advice for a break in South Australia from The Telegraph UK More »

Nov 02, 2018 | Expert advice for a break in South Australia from The Telegraph UK More »

Mar 02, 2018 | It's now easier than ever to swoop in for a stay at Arkaba and Southern Ocean Lodge More »

Mar 02, 2018 | It's now easier than ever to swoop in for a stay at Arkaba and Southern Ocean Lodge More »

Mar 02, 2018 | It's now easier than ever to swoop in for a stay at Arkaba and Southern Ocean Lodge More »

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 »

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

Mar 08, 2017 | Known for its food, wine, and wellness, this luxury retreat is an idyllic city escape... More »

Mar 08, 2017 | Known for its food, wine, and wellness, this luxury retreat is an idyllic city escape... More »

Mar 08, 2017 | Known for its food, wine, and wellness, this luxury retreat is an idyllic city escape... More »

May 29, 2018 | How Alla Wolf-Tasker and the Lake House in Daylesford pioneered a regional rebirth - Good Food More »

May 29, 2018 | How Alla Wolf-Tasker and the Lake House in Daylesford pioneered a regional rebirth - Good … More »

May 29, 2018 | How Alla Wolf-Tasker and the Lake House in Daylesford pioneered a regional rebirth - Good Food More »

Jun 24, 2019 | Stargazing in dark sky country at Spicers Peak Lodge More »

Jun 24, 2019 | Stargazing in dark sky country at Spicers Peak Lodge More »

Jun 24, 2019 | Stargazing in dark sky country at Spicers Peak Lodge 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 »

Mar 07, 2017 | Mary Pratt explores the luxury and design of Lake House, Daylesford... More »

Mar 07, 2017 | Mary Pratt explores the luxury and design of Lake House, Daylesford... More »

Mar 07, 2017 | Mary Pratt explores the luxury and design of Lake House, Daylesford... More »

Mar 02, 2018 | Quick getaways and where to take them, including wise advice to visit Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island and Saffire Freycinet. More »

Mar 02, 2018 | Quick getaways and where to take them, including wise advice to visit Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo … More »

Mar 02, 2018 | Quick getaways and where to take them, including wise advice to visit Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island and Saffire Freycinet. 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 »

May 14, 2018 | Amanda O'Brien of A Luxury Travel Blog, shares five of her most luxurious foodie places to stay in Australia. More »

May 14, 2018 | Amanda O'Brien of A Luxury Travel Blog, shares five of her most luxurious foodie places to … More »

May 14, 2018 | Amanda O'Brien of A Luxury Travel Blog, shares five of her most luxurious foodie places to stay in Australia. 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 »

Sep 23, 2018 | Kissa Castaneda of Singapore's Tatler discovers Saffire and its culinary and creative surrounds. More »

Sep 23, 2018 | Kissa Castaneda of Singapore's Tatler discovers Saffire and its culinary and creative surrounds. More »

Sep 23, 2018 | Kissa Castaneda of Singapore's Tatler discovers Saffire and its culinary and creative surrounds. 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 11, 2018 | 为了以无比舒适的方式体验南澳的无限荒原 writes Helen Anderson. 连续在弗林德斯山脉和袋鼠岛的海边悬崖徒步。 More »

Mar 11, 2018 | 为了以无比舒适的方式体验南澳的无限荒原 writes Helen Anderson. 连续在弗林德斯山脉和袋鼠岛的海边悬崖徒步。 More »

Mar 11, 2018 | 为了以无比舒适的方式体验南澳的无限荒原 writes Helen Anderson. 连续在弗林德斯山脉和袋鼠岛的海边悬崖徒步。 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 »

Mar 12, 2018 | No surprises Saffire is recommended as a chic wellness retreat, where you can take a break from the busy lifestyle … More »

Mar 12, 2018 | No surprises Saffire is recommended as a chic wellness retreat, where you can take a … More »

Mar 12, 2018 | No surprises Saffire is recommended as a chic wellness retreat, where you can take a break from the busy lifestyle of Hong Kong.  More »

Feb 01, 2018 | Capella Lodge and Pretty Beach House occupy two spots on the The Telegraph's rundown of New South Wales' best hotels... More »

Feb 01, 2018 | Capella Lodge and Pretty Beach House occupy two spots on the The Telegraph's rundown of New South … More »

Feb 01, 2018 | Capella Lodge and Pretty Beach House occupy two spots on the The Telegraph's rundown of New South Wales' best hotels... More »

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