Australia's Best Glamping Locations

What is glamping you might ask? Glamping or ‘glamour camping’ is camping in luxury and we have compiled a list of some of Australia’s hottest glamping destinations. If you’re looking for a camping holiday but want to add a layer of luxury to your experience then we highly recommend throwing some of the following holiday experiences into your Australian motorhome itinerary. 

1. American Airstream in Byron Bay, NSW 

American Airstream in Byron Bay

Inside of glamping motorhome

If you’re staying in Australia’s Hippy Capital of Byron Bay and searching for the ultimate glamping experience, look no further than
American Airstream. This retro campervan offers all the luxuries you’ve been longing for on your camping adventure in beautiful Australia. The airstream provides a double bed, private bathroom, kitchenette, Wi-Fi and a unique private veranda where you can enjoy a spectacular Byron dining experience alfresco under the night sky.

2. Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safari Tents, South Australia 

Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safari Tents, South Australia  Glamping South Australia

Camp in style in a luxury safari tent set in the beautiful Mallee wilderness region of the Gawler Ranges in South Australia. These boutique tents offer their very own double bed and private ensuite and are decked out to make you feel right at home. Enjoy a dose of luxury and appreciate the magnificent surrounding Gawler Ranges. You won’t be roughing it with Gawler Ranges Wilderness Safari Tents.

3. Huon Bush Retreat Luxury Tepees, Tasmania 

Huon Bush Retreat Luxury Tepees, Tasmania  Glamping Tasmania

Immerse yourself in Tasmania’s unbeatable wilderness at Huon Bush Retreats. This luxury tepee caters to anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of every-day life and stay in a 100% natural environment. The homely interior has a couch that easily converts to a double bed, carpet, coffee table, CD player, linen rack and cosy woodfire. There is also a delightful covered deck outside where you can enjoy a meal alfresco under the stars or a romantic glass of wine. The amenities are shared but the intimate setting and cosy interior are well worth a visit for those longing for dose of rest and relaxation.

4. Nightfall Wilderness Camp, Queensland

4. Nightfall Wilderness Camp, Queensland

Nightfall Wilderness Camp Luxury Tents are designed to give you a relaxing and rejuvenating experience of Lamington National Park. The tent is situated in a private forest setting, providing you with an immersed Australian camping experience. The tents boast hardwood floors, open showers, rock handbasins and a rotating wood fire. Enjoy the clear starry night sky from your front deck. You can sleep in the comfort of your tent’s king-size bed or in the traditional swag on the deck. Each tent provides organic toiletries, a camp kitchen, BBQ and gourmet delights in the mini bar.

5. Ketchup’s Bank Glamping, Queensland

 5. Ketchup’s Bank Glamping, Queensland

Explore the beauty of Queensland’s Scenic Rim from this unique luxury accommodation just 90 minutes’ south-west of Brisbane. With breathtaking mountain and valley views, these deluxe glamour tents will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. The bed is equipped with luxury linen, an electric blanket and the bathroom provides fluffy bathrobes. Other features include a BBQ, CD and DVD player, outdoor furniture, shower, front deck, fridge and private campfire. There is no better way to experience this majestic part of Queensland.

6. Paperbark Camp, New South Wales 

Nestled in the charming holiday hub of Jervis Bay on the beautiful south coast of New South Wales, Paperbark Camp is the ideal destination for anyone seeking the ultimate romantic getaway. The 8 original safari tents are dressed to impress and offer luxury accommodation in an unbeatable bush location. These boutique open plan tents provide all the luxury amenities you desire on your holiday including comfortable beds, private open-air ensuite with a hot shower, luxury towels and bathrobes, solar-powered lighting, complimentary bikes and canoes, hotel amenities and a delicious breakfast included. What are you waiting for? Book today and add this gem to your Australian motorhome itinerary!

7. Cockatoo Island, New South Wales

This unique glamping location will truly give you a holiday experience that you are unlikely to forget. Situated smack bang in the centre of Sydney’s famous harbour on historic Cockatoo Island, this fantastic accommodation offers magnificent views of Sydney’s twinkling city lights. Here you can choose from mini glamping which consists of a pre-erected dome tent, two camp beds and two sun lounges or two bedroom glamping which is a great option for families and provides two tents, four camp beds with bedding and towels provided, table and chairs, lanterns and an esky.

8. Karijini Eco Retreat, Outback West Australia 

This magnificent glamping experience will not disappoint anyone looking for an extraordinary camping holiday in a majestic outback location. The Deluxe Eco Tent with ensuite provides an awe-inspiring natural glamping encounter for you to enjoy after experiencing the many attractions of Karijini National Park. The Eco Tent features its own private bathroom, front and rear deck, spacious stylish interiors, king size bed, quality bedding and linen. It is environmentally friendly accommodation with minimal power for low wattage applications, grey water treatment, recycled toilet paper and solar power. You won’t want to miss out on this eco-friendly gem.

9. Tandara Luxury Eco Tent, New South Wales 

Welcome to Sydney’s best glamping experience; an encounter that will leave you craving more. Nestled amongst the beautiful surrounds of Lane Cove National Park just ten kilometres from Sydney’s CBD, Tandara Luxury Eco Tent has it all. Here you will experience five star facilities in a magnificent bush setting. The eco tent has a luxurious king size bed, modern and well-equipped BBQ kitchen and dining table and double walk in shower. The open set-out allows you to make the most of the majestic setting and enjoy a romantic experience of a lifetime.

10. Eco Beach Resort, Western Australia

Are you looking for a glamour camping experience with spectacular ocean views? Look no further than Eco Beach Resort in Australia’s state of Western Australia. These multi-award winning safari-style eco tents sleeping 2- 4 people are set amongst the magnificent Kimberley environment in Australia. The tents are located on interlinked elevated wooden boardwalks and offer spectacular views of the Indian Ocean.  The facilities include luxurious king size beds, ensuite toilet and shower, complimentary daily yoga, fishing charters, whale watching, Mud N’ Bubbles, kayak hire and a sunset cruise. What a fantastic addition to your motorhome adventure!

11. Longitude 131 Degrees, Ayers Rock, Northern Territory 

Those venturing to Australia’s iconic Red Centre will experience the ultimate glamping experience at Longitude 131 Degrees. Each of the 15 tents has a white dome roof with flowing fabric to create the illusion of camping. Other features include deluxe king size beds, controlled blinds revealing the magnificent beauty of Uluru and five-star amenities. You won’t be disappointed with this magnificent glamping experience.

12. Spicers Canopy, Queensland 

Nestled just outside of the Scenic Rim in South East Queensland, Spicers Canopy is luxury camping in a prime setting. The site provides 10 luxury tents with five star facilities including king-size beds with high quality linen, polished floorboards, armchairs, bedside tables, lamps and a covered deck with deckchairs. All guests staying at Spicers have access to a charming dining area with a stone fireplace and spectacular mountain views allowing for prime sunrise and sunset viewing.

13. Happy Glamper, Victoria 

If you want to be the ultimate Happy Glamper then we have the ideal accommodation for you. Happy Glamper on Victoria’s stunning Mornington Penisula offers a range of luxury camping with a quirky twist. Stay in ‘Peggy Sue’ or ‘Norma Jean’ the unique Airstreams which can be towed to a camping location of your choice! Enjoy your cosy outdoor rug, outdoor chairs, board games, tea and coffee facilities and comfortable bed. Their light and airy Bell Tents are also a must with beds, linen, towels, power points, lantern, flameless candles, books/magazine and board games provided. Try out the Lotus Belle Tent offering additional standing space and a quirky and colourful interior. If you’re looking for a unique place to stay on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria look no further than this friendly and adaptable accommodation.

14. Daintree Crocodylus Village, North Queensland 

Explore a tropical wonderland and stay at eco-friendly Daintree Crocodylus Village situated on the north east coast of sunny Queensland. The Rainforest Bungalow offers private amenities and has a large veranda where you can enjoy the spectacular surrounding rainforest. The Safari Huts are a great option for families or large groups as they have a double bed and two sets of bunks. Enjoy having the rainforest canopy just above your head in a rainforest glamping experience that is like no other.

15. Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia 

With a stunning setting overlooking the unspoilt beach, these Wilderness Tents offer a holiday to remember. Situated on raised platforms with spectacular views of the sea and land, these luxury tents are equipped to deal with travellers looking for five star amenities. The 9 rustic-style wilderness tents offer deluxe handmade beds with 500 thread count organic cotton sheets as well as a bathroom with a sink and hot shower. Enjoy an early morning swim and watch as pods of whales pass by. This is the ultimate destination for a relaxing, unique and
luxurious Australian holiday.

16. Silk Pavilions, New South Wales 

Nestled at the heart of the beautiful Tweed Valley in New South Wales, Silk Pavilions offers boutique eco pavilions to suit those seeking a glamping experience. Enjoy the magnificent surrounds of the valley and marvel at the luxurious facilities incorporated into the tent including a king-size bed, day bed, and deluxe linen as well as chandeliers and a relaxing timber bath tub where you can unwind after a day of exploring the area’s best attractions and sights. Enjoy dinner from your deck and cook at your own personal BBQ. The tent also provides tea making facilities and a small fridge. Silk Pavilions is truly a wonderful place to experience a slice of glamping luxury.

17. Cruisin’ Motorhomes, Australia

But, don’t forget, for the ultimate glamping experience look no further than the comfort of a motorhome or campervan where you can come and go as you please with the added luxury of only having to unpack once. There is nothing quite like having a home on wheels.

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