A collection of independent luxury lodges offering unforgettable experiences in Australia are truly extraordinary locations for unheard of respite. Who says living amidst wildlife is only for the rugged? With the extravagance spent in ensuring that every guest is basked in comfort and yet not missing out on the outdoor fun, these lodges redefine living in the woodlands. A hiatus not to be missed! Come for that well-deserved break. Let the charm of nature drench you through and through with one of the most exquisite experiences of your life.
Margaret River, Western Australia
Situated in the heart of Margaret River Wine Country and surrounded by divine scenery, Cape Lodge is only minutes away from the beautiful coastline of the sparkling Indian Ocean and the great Margaret River Wine Estates of Mosswood, Vasse Felix, Cullen and Pierro. It has also been voted the Best Boutique Hotel in Australia and listed on Condé Nast Traveller Gold List 2012. Have your camera ready as you get up close and personal with mobs of Western Grey Kangaroos in their natural surroundings via the Sunset Kangaroo Safari tour.
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Southern Ocean Lodge
Welcome to paradise, where life is a little bit splendid! Australia's first true luxury lodge, the Southern Ocean Lodge offers a one-of-a-kind exclusive travel experience on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. Get lost in one of the world's last true wilderness areas, the Australia's North West where you step off the beaten track to encounter wildlife in Australia's own Galapagos. Walk in the footsteps of the early settlers along original tracks to access lighthouses and haul supplies from sailing vessels. The more adventurous may scout the menu of Bespoke Experiences for further exploration.
Saffire Freycinet, Tasmania
Saffire Freycinet is Australia's new luxury coastal sanctuary on Tasmania's East Coast. Explore the iconic Wineglass Bay on a guided 5km walk and you will be greeted by one of Saffire's skilled chefs who will indulge you with a gourmet picnic of locally sourced produce, served with a distinctly French flavour.
Choose from an array of activities that engages you with Freycinet's stunning natural wonders and attractions that is equipped with the art of wine-making and indulge in some fine Tasmanian fare.
Chance upon the Lounge for a mixology masterclass, where you will learn how to muddle, stir and shake up your favourite classic cocktails.
Nested amidst the rugged and beautiful landscape of northern Australia, Bamurru Plains boasts luxurious accommodations and a safari experience with some of Australia's most exotic wildlife such as Antilopine Wallaroos and dingos.
The "Wild Bush Luxury" concept focuses on an immersive bush experience supported by key creature comforts. Take in exhilarating views and enjoy various exciting activities on the floodplains of Mary River via morning air-boat trips, open top safari drives or river cruises.