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Glamping in Queensland
Glamping in Queensland
The word camping brings images of hours of putting up tents, making campfires, bugs, and mud, however it doesn’t have to be that way anymore. Glamorous Camping or Glamping can change your perception of camping forever. Glamping allows you to camp in luxury whilst being surrounded by nature. Arriving at a beautiful resort with your tent already set up, a campfire, luxury linen bed and fine dining, glamping is fast becoming a top luxury accommodation choice. Most glamping sites will offer a range of accommodation including tents, tipis, pods, tree houses and yurts. As expected top of the range amenities can be found including ensuites, private decks, DVD players, cleaning services and fresh bed linen.
One of the best ways to discover glamping is in your very own luxury campervan or motorhome, take to the roads and experience the beauty of Queensland in ultimate comfort. Many locations have parking facilities for motorhomes, however even travelling to the destination in your motorhome or campervan can be glamping in itself. Make multiple stops along the way to start your glamping adventure as soon as you leave your home. Take your home to the road with queen sized beds, entertainment systems, storage, fully equipped kitchens and private ensuite bathrooms making glamping in a motorhome the holiday of the future.
Queensland couldn’t be a better place to discover glamping with its tropical weather, wildlife and natural beauties such as the great barrier reef. Glamping is rising to be the best way to enjoy all of the natural beauty there is to offer in luxury settings. There are many incredible glamping sites situated across Queensland including the following 5 sites:
Wilson Island, Great Barrier Reef
Wilson Island is a coral cay island situated within the natural beauty of the Great Barrier reef off of the coast of Queensland and 15 kilometers from Heron Island. With panoramic ocean and great barrier reef views the designer inspired tent accommodation offers comfort and beauty.
There are 6 permanent tents housing up to a maximum 12 guests each with its own solar power and private wash facilities. Other amenities include king sized bed, deck chairs, bathrobes, bath and beach towels, toiletries, storage chest and daily housekeeping. Take glamping to the Great Barrier reef for an unforgettable experience.
Jabiru Safari Lodge, Mareeba Wetlands
Jabiru Safari Lodge is located in Mareeba, boasting an abundance of wildlife and nature of the tropical savanna and wetlands. The beautiful location allows guests to fully appreciate the wonders of the savanna outback and the birdlife that inhabit the wetlands. Enjoy BBQing, birdwatching or relaxing on your own private deck.
The accommodation is fully inclusive of all meals and activities (bed and breakfast options available). There are 2 types of accommodation firstly the deluxe african-style tented safari cabin complete with a queen bed, single bed, ensuite, fridge, toiletries and 240v power. The eco safari tented cabins come with a double or single beds, 12v solar power and a gas fridge. All breakfasts and meals served on the lagoon deck with options for extra food and beverage purchases at the centre cafe. Try glamping at Jabiru in the "Outback with a touch of class!".
Undara Experience, Gulf Savannah Country
Undara Lava Tubes are a walk into the past showing you how the volcano shaped this beautiful part of the outback situated just 4 hours inland from the Great Barrier Reef. The abundant wildlife add an extra touch to the natural geological wonders that surround the area.
Not only can you experience the path of a real volcano you can spend the night in an antique rail carriage, voted Australia’s Most Unique Accommodation. There are many other glamping options including the swag tent village and stockman quarters. Alternatively drive your campervan or motorhome straight onto the outback caravan park and campground. This is an experience not to be missed!
Carnarvon Gorge Wilderness Lodge, Carnarvon National Park
With some of the best outback walks in the country Carnarvon Gorge Wilderness Lodge is situated within the Carnarvon National Park. The Gorge has spectacular graded tracks allowing you to walk across streams, tropical side gorges, waterfalls, sandstone rock climbing and deep rock crevices. The lodge is situated at the entrance to the gorge allowing for the perfect walking base.
The accommodation is made up of 30 canvas and timber safari cabins each comes with a verandah situated in the shade allowing for relaxing evenings after long walks through the gorge. Some of the unique features include handcrafted furnishings, squatter chairs, refrigerator, en suite, air cooling and tea and coffee making facilities. Don’t miss out on the spectacular scenery and best bush walks in Australia!
Haggerstone Island, North Queensland
This island is truly back to nature, a 2 hour flight followed by a boat ride to reach this secluded island which is luxury and peace at its best. With activities such as fishing, sand boarding, snorkeling, bird watching, beach combing and even helicopter rides you’re spoilt for choice of adventure.
The accommodation huts all come with queen beds, single and day beds, gas cooker, sink, refrigerator, shower and toilet, laundry service, 12/240 volt power and lounge and deck areas. The huts include lagoon hut, kwila hut, beach hut and even a tree house. A brand new secluded hillside house finishes off the superb accommodation for ultimate seclusion and comfort.
If you're looking to “glamp it up” in Queensland you are spoilt for choice, so start your glamping adventure today! For more fantastic locations click here!