If camping isn’t for you, try glamping! Glamping is a new trend where you can have a one of a kind experience in nature with the best amenities and plush interiors for all your needed creature comforts.
It’s a tempting option for those who want to escape the big city and get closer to the great outdoors without sacrificing the city’s comforts.
This new trend has been gaining popularity, and many local destinations are offering some sort of glamping experience for their guests.
If you enjoy the outdoors and want a weekend away, luxury camping is the best option for those willing to spend the money.
The New Daily rounded up some of the best glamping experiences in Australia below, we are sharing them.
Happy Glamper, Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Happy Glamper lets you choose your location and they’ll set your campsite up for you. It is $300/per night for two people and glampers can choose to stay in a vintage Airstream silver caravan, Lotus Belle or belle tent.
St. Jerome’s – the hotel, Melbourne, VIC
St. Jerome’s is a new glamping hotel that aims to provide an outdoor urban glamping experience on the rooftop of Melbourne Central train station. Rooms start at $330/per night and feature luxury-style bell tents, fitted with thick quilts, carpet, heating and other plush interior designs.
Paperbark Camp, Jervis Bay, NSW
Paperbark Camp was conceived by the owners in Africa in the 1980 and was built to disappear into the incredible surrounds of Jervis Bay. Paperbark offers guests deluxe safari tents that start at $395/per night and are fitted with armchairs, wicker furniture, a comfortable bed and shelves stocked with necessities.
Roar and Snore, Taronga Zoo, NSW
At the Roar and Snore guests can shack up at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo for a night. Roar and Snore offers glampers the opportunity to stay in a fully-furnished and spacious tents that overlooks the harbor for $320/per night. Guests can expect a buffet dinner and personal night tour from a zoo keeper for the most safari-like experience Australia has to offer.
Nightfall, Lamington National Park, QLD
Nightfall is nestled in the Lamington National Park and allows guests to truly feel lost. This Australian glamping site has safari tents that are made with solid timbers floors, tasteful timber furniture, a hand-carved stone basin, rain-head shower and a fireplace for winter nights. Each tent comes with complimentary champagne and a gourmet platter and rates start at $455/per tent.
Wilson Island, QLD
Wilson Island is a tiny island on the Great Barrier Reef where only 12 guests can stay at one time. Wilson Island has “designer-inspired” tents that have king-size beds, binoculars for nature watching, robes, toiletries, daily housekeeping and a personal chef to lead you on your dining journey. Rates for this island glamping experience start at $928/per person.
Recent graduate from the University of Utah with a degree in Mass Communications and previously the lead writer for Glamping LLC.