The Best Glamping Spots Near Canberra

Glamping is the perfect way to take the “roughing it” out of camping. Allowing everyone to enjoy the great outdoors in style. Just in time for the holiday season, Tim the Yowie Man went in search of the best glamping experiences close to Canberra and we are bringing you his best. Each of these glamping spots are located at the best destinations around the Canberra, offering you the most unique experience in the Australian outdoors. These glamping locations give you a one of a kind adventure in some of the most remote and faraway places, offering you both luxury and comfortable accommodations. Check out Tim’s best experience glamping locations around the Australia for a glamping trip you won’t forget.

The Escape
Bordering the Shavers Fork/Cheat River and the Monongahela National Forest, this quaint cottage is a truly private and relaxing retreat. The Riverside Retreat is built on the bank of the Shaver’s Fork River. The river is well known for excellent fishing or a lazy float down stream. Across the road is the Monongahela National Forest which offers great hiking, cross country skiing, hunting and mountain biking.

Tanja Lagoon Camp
On a beautiful piece of our property this camp is a natural haven for you. They have thoughtfully and lovingly crafted 4 unique and stylish safari tent accommodation structures that will provide you with complete comfort to relax and enjoy the nature of this place.

Paperbark Camp
The Paperback Camp offers a king deluxe tent that can sleep six, this eco friendly tent includes solar lighting, bamboo-cotton linen and outdoor bush shower. Guest can enjoy a new wood fire oven pizzas at the Paperback Treetop Restaurant as well as an included breakfast the following morning.

Island View Resort
Nestled in a large grove of white pines just 14 miles from Duluth on the North Shore Scenic Drive, in the Village of Knife River. The resort features beautiful views of Knife Island and Lake Superior. The cabins on the island offer spectacular views of Lake Superior, while others are situated deeper into the pines, and all are clean and cozy.

Tandara Luxury Eco Tent
Tandara is nestled nearby the beautiful Lane Cove National Park, just north of the Sydney. This glamping retreat is the ultimate luxury camping experience and the perfect place for a romantic weekend getaway immersed in nature. Tandara is unique, there is only one! A spacious self-contained canvas tent within its own private sanctuary.

Cockatoo Island
Cockatoo Island in Sydney, Australia used to be an island that held inmates and little orphaned girls, now this Island has recreated itself into a luxurious glamping destination. Glamping on the Island is camping without all the hard work and with all the luxurious needed for the perfect experience. On Cockatoo Island, the guest’s tents are already set up with bedding, all guest need to bring are clothes, food, non alcoholic drinks and of course a sense of adventure. A glamping package on the island includes a pre-erected Safari bow tent, your choice of either two camp beds or a double bed with linens, towels, sun lounges, a cool box and a lantern.

To learn more about Tim’s experience at each of these glamping destinations, check out his review at the Canberra Times.

2 Replies to “The Best Glamping Spots Near Canberra”

  1. The scenario from Solid Ground Shelters is cool. I can imagine using it for weddings, in fact. Just tell them where to show up and they’ll pitch your luxury tent for you, including everything you need.

  2. However, some of us out there are a little more delicate than others and prefer the good life, i.e. not fans of camping, but this does not mean that you have to miss out on the wondrous pleasure of experiencing the New Zealand wilderness first hand.

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