Glamping getaways

by Elisa Parry

April 2019 

We get it. Not everyone is a fan of camping. Air beds, mosquitos and cold showers aren’t for everyone. But these days, you don’t have to rough it to enjoy a night out under the stars. If you’ve never tried glamping before, you need to tick this experience off your bucket list asap. Glamping is the perfect solution for those who love getting out and about in nature, but also love all their creature comforts. In fact, you’d be surprised at just how luxurious some of these tents can be. You can even get one of these beautiful tents set up in your own backyard! Here are a few ideas on the perfect destinations for your next glamping adventure. Can't find a destination below that works for you? Browse our full range of glamping experiences HERE.

Flinders Ranges

Flinders Ranges

Take some time out to relax and unwind in the Flinders Ranges. Located five hours north of Adelaide, this luxury glamping resort has all the modern comforts and offer some of the best views in Australia!

Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay is a leisurely three-hour drive from Sydney. You’ll find stunning white sandy beaches with very calm waters. It’s also a marine park so you’ll often spot dolphins and plenty of other marine life out and about. The deluxe tents are built above the ground and you’ll also have access to a treetop restaurant.

Mornington Peninsula

Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is just one hour away from Melbourne. There’s plenty to see and do in this neck of the woods, from exploring the beaches, to costal walks, hot springs, days spas, galleries – there’s something for everyone! It’s the ideal place to take some time out and enjoy your surroundings.

Romantic glamping on the Gold Coast

Romantic glamping on the Gold Coast

Looking for a unique way to pop the question? Whisk your loved one away for a romantic glamping getaway in the Gold Coast hinterland. The experience includes a food hamper, champagne, fire pit and marshmallows!

Broome

Broome

This is a truly unique glamping experience located at Eco Beach, just south of Broome. Fishing rods and kayak hire are included in the package so you can really get out there and enjoy everything this incredible part of Australia has to offer.

Bendigo

Bendigo

This glamping experience really takes things up a notch. Your luxury Safari tent is set amongst the vines of Balgownie Estate. Your stay also includes breakfast, wine and a cheese board.

Tasmania

Tasmania

Enjoy some well deserved R&R on the banks of the Derwent River in Tassie. Explore the nearby wineries or simply take in the stunning views from your private deck.

Coolendel

Coolendel

You'll find this slice of paradise just three hours south of Sydney. Coolendel is a magical place - with no phone reception you'll enjoy a weekend of pure relaxation. Don't forget to bring your swimmers to take a dip in the river!

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains

A weekend away in the Blue Mountains should be on your travel itinerary for 2019. The Blue Mountains are beautiful in all seasons. Take a bushwalk in the summer months or cosy up in winter. Either way, this is the ultimate glamping getaway.

Cattai National Park

Cattai National Park

You'll want to bring your fishing rod on this glamping adventure. Escape to Cattai National Park - just an hour north west of the Sydney CBD. This is they perfect weekend getaway for adventurous Sydneysiders and tourists alike.

Glenworth Valley

Glenworth Valley

You'll find plenty to keep the whole family entertained in the Glenworth Valley. The best bit is, you can explore all day and your tent will be ready and waiting for you when you return - that's what we love most about glamping. No setting up!

Mt Cotton

Mt Cotton

Glamping doesn't get much more luxurious than this. This experience would make for a wonderful anniversary gift. You'll enjoy two night on the grounds of the Sirromet Winery with a package that includes an eight-course dinner with matching wines at Restaurant Lurleen's.

Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park

Glamping is a great accomodation choice while exploring the magical Karijini National Park. The RedBalloon team recently took a trip to the Red Centre and we cannot recommend this place enough. Another one to add to your travel plans for 2019.

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