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7 of Australia's Most Irresistible Glamping Destinations

25 Jun 2018

Updated July 2022

When you're putting up tent poles with one hand, heating up the BBQ with the other and taking those all-important insta snaps with your third, it can be easy to forget that this is the holiday you needed to relax!

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Put away the owner’s manual forever by booking one of Australia’s best glamping experiences.

All-inclusive luxury safari tents in some of Australia’s most sought after destinations. Stay close to nature and keep your thread count high at the same time - it’s nature made comfy at Discovery Parks.

Sound too good to be true? Here are six of Australia’s best glamping destinations.


The perfect setting for any north coast escape, a stay in one of our Deluxe Safari Tents (for 2 or 4) in Byron is the ideal way to spoil your loved ones this season.

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Prepare a home-cooked dinner on your private deck, relax on the comfort of your Queen size bed, and enjoy the feeling of a long, hot shower. This is what glamping is all about!

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At Discovery Parks - Byron Bay, all of this is available to you just a couple of kilometres away from the hippest parts of Byron’s chic town centre. Explore the Cape Byron Lighthouse, learn to surf on Main beach, discover every kind of cool cafe, craft shop or gallery - everything you love about Byron.

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Inside the park guests have the convenience of internet access, a fully equipped camp kitchen, on-site cafe, waterpark, swimming pool, tennis court and guest laundry, all making Discovery Parks – Byron Bay is one of the best caravan parks in Byron Bay.

Plus, Byron’s amazing range of unique eateries, pubs and restaurants are a leisurely stroll from the park into the Byron Bay town centre.



You'll wonder what took you so long when you're relaxing on the deck of one of these stunning Deluxe Safari Tents.

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Specifically designed with families in mind, this spacious eco-tent features a queen-size bed and single bunks perfect for 2 or 3 kids.

With a large private deck overlooking a lake full of turtles, frogs and ducks to feed, it’s the perfect setting for a balmy sunset BBQ.

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Famous around the world for its access to groups of migrating southern right and humpback whales, Discovery Parks - Fraser St. Hervey Bay has that seaside village feel with markets, cafes and plenty of beach to explore.

Hervey Bay is also well-known for the ferry that goes to K'gari (Fraser Island), the world's largest sand island, that includes the beautifully blue freshwater of Lake Mackenzie.



Dubbo is far from just a stopover to somewhere else.

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Located in the heart of the Orana region of central northern NSW, Discovery Parks - Dubbo is surrounded by some of Australia’s best national parks and amazing opportunities to look skyward.

Check out 19 Interstellar reasons to extend your stay in Dubbo if you’d like to find out more.

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Two of those reasons are the nearby Taronga Western Plains Zoo, a short drive down the Newell Highway on Dubbo’s city fringe, and the Dubbo Observatory, which hosts night sky and telescope tours every night.

Aside from relaxing in these luxuriously appointed glamping tents, which are available in Economy and Deluxe configurations, Dubbo is famous for its waterpark, camp kitchen, swimming pool and playground.

For your added convenience there are activities rooms, a guest laundry, on-site kiosk and store, BBQs and conference facilties.



There can be no better place to explore the Red Centre from than Discovery Kings Canyon.

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At the halfway point of many travellers' Alice to Uluru journey, staying with us will make this memorable trip an unforgettable one when you’re wrapped up in the comfort and style of one of our Superior Glamping Tents.

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Designed to blend in with the Northern Territory landscape, each luxurious tent features comfortable beds with premium linen, a modern lounge area, dining space, outdoor deck with seating, split system air-conditioning and a private ensuite bathroom stocked with Australian-made skin care products.

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This is your chance to immerse yourself in Australia’s incredible Red Centre history, and wake up surrounded by pure outback luxury.



Harrington Beach is prime whale-watching territory throughout winter and spring, and is located along one of Australia’s most picturesque stretches of coast. Best glamping in australia eveing

Also the perfect fisherman’s getaway, Crowdy Bay National Park is right next door to this park, offering secluded fishing spots, picnic areas and walking tracks with views of the ocean. Crowdy Bay itself is part of an amazing stretch of beaches that continues all the way to Port Macquarie.

The Standard Safari tents offer open plan living areas and access to a private ensuite bathroom adjacent to the site. There is a full-sized fridge, microwave and outdoor setting, and accommodation for four in one double and two single bunks.

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Discovery Parks - Harrington Beach facilities also include wifi throughout the park, an activity room, camp kitchen, waterpark, swimming pool, sports equipment for hire and guest laundry.



Compared to the beachside simplicity of Harrington Beach, Discovery Parks - Barossa Valley knocks it out of the park when it comes to luxury glamping.

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Already named one of South Australia’s best glamping experiences, its location in the heart of Australia’s oldest and most famous wine region makes it the perfect spot to get wined and dine.

Surrounded by cellar doors, rolling vineyards and world-class restaurants, these open plan Deluxe Safari Tents feature a king size or twin bed layout and have views over the neighbouring vineyards.

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With Africa-inspired decor, earthy tones and superior quality linen and towels, these award-winning tents are the ultimate place to unwind in lavish comfort.

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All guests get exclusive access to their own private BBQ area, a fire pit, heated swimming pool and spa.



Discovery Rottnest Island is an incredible spot to cast off from the everyday. Luxurious glamping tents nestled in dunes behind Pinky Beach offer a stunning escape only 30 minutes from Perth.

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Apart from being Discovery’s first glamping location, Discovery Rottnest Island is the first eco-development allowed on the island in 30 years.


Relax in the most beautifully furnished safari tents that come in a variety of configurations. Whether it's the Deluxe Oceanside, Superior Family or Standard Tent, you’ll want for nothing in terms of comfort and convenience.

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Discovery Rottnest Island also features direct beach access from every tent, its own restaurant and bar - Pinky’s Rottnest Island - swimming pool and information desk.


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