21 Jan 2020
Updated Feb 2023
Make time for the great outdoors (and each other) with a luxury glamping getaway!
Want to get close to nature but not keen on 'roughing it'? Looking for an outdoor camping experience with hot showers and Queen-size beds?
Welcome to Glamping!What is Glamping?
'Glamping' aka glamorous camping, is a style of camping that combines the luxury of a boutique hotel room with the adventure of the great outdoors.
Glamping is your chance to explore the very best of Australia and tuck yourself in at night knowing you have hot showers, a hotel-standard ensuite bathroom and a private deck at your disposal.
Check out this selection of the best glamping experiences in Australia!
AUSTRALIA'S BEST GLAMPING GETAWAYS
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Lock in the babysitter and book a romantic getaway for two at Discovery Parks - Barossa Valley today.
Surrounded by cellar doors, rolling vineyards and world-class restaurants, SA locals know that the Barossa Valley is the ultimate scene for romance.
Always included on lists of Australia's best glamping experiences, in 2020 the South Australian Tourism Commission put Discovery Parks - Barossa Valley in their '10 Best Glamping Experiences in South Australia,' calling it the 'ultimate luxury escape'.
Just an hour north of Adelaide's CBD, 12 two-person Deluxe Safari Tents are available in a private area of the existing holiday park.
Each tent shares a heated pool and spa, and has its own king-size bed with high-quality linen.
Looking to go further? Experience the wonder of the Red Centre at Discovery Resorts - Kings Canyon.
Halfway between Uluru and Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, you won't forget your first taste of this magical place, especially when you wake up in one of our Superior Glamping Tents.
Able to sleep one couple or a family of 4, by booking now you guarantee that you'll end your day close to nature, but with all the hotel-style embellishments you deserve.
Each tent features comfortable beds with premium linen, a modern lounge area, a dining space, outdoor deck with seating, reverse cycle air-conditioning and an ensuite bathroom stocked with Australian-made skin care products!
Enjoy a morning stroll to the Cape Byron lighthouse when you stay at Discovery Parks - Byron Bay.
The perfect setting for a North Coast escape, up the romance with a stay in a Deluxe Safari Tent for two, then spoil your partner by preparing a home-cooked dinner on your private deck.
Can't find a babysitter? These tents have room for the whole family with 4-person and 6-person options available.
Away from the maddening Sydney crowds and inside Lane Cove National Park, Discovery Parks - Lane Cove is better than your average retreat and only 10 kilometres from the Sydney CBD.
This is your chance to explore picturesque parkland full of native trees and wildlife while you soak up the historic sights which underscore the rich natural history of the park.
Get in early to secure this one-of-a-kind Safari Tent which is set apart from the rest of the holiday park. Featuring everything you need for a relaxed, luxury escape in nature, you might not want to leave the comfort of your king-size bed!
Just a two-minute drive from Taronga Western Plains Zoo, at Discovery Parks - Dubbo you'll feel like the King of the Jungle from the air conditioned comfort of your queen-size bed in the Deluxe Safari Tent for two.
Family options are also available. This six-person version will comfortably sleep your whole tribe.
Harrington Beach on New South Wales Central Coast is a great place to take your loved one on a surprise romantic getaway.
After you've explored stunning coastline around Crowdy Head and Harrington Beach, a stay at Discovery Parks – Harrington Beach is the ideal way to relax with the family or keep the love bubble going.
These Standard Safari Tents offer camping in style with open-plan living and a private ensuite adjacent to the site.
This is camping under the stars without the hassle of putting up a tent.
Camp in luxury while enjoying beautiful views of the MacDonnell Ranges and cooking over a wood fire.
Specifically designed with families in mind, this spacious glamping experience features a queen-size bed and single bunks perfect for 2 or 3 kids.
With private balconies overlooking a lake full of turtles, frogs and ducks to feed, it’s the perfect setting for a balmy sunset BBQ with something for the whole family inside the park.
Our backyard is your playground, featuring a tennis court, playground, gigantic bouncing pillow, two swimming pools and heaps of communal spaces like a camp kitchen and picnic spots.
If you want to seriously impress someone, look no further than the Deluxe Oceanside Tent at Discovery Rottnest Island.
Relax in the most beautifully furnished safari tents anyone could ask for, close to the water's edge on this remote paradise an hours ferry from Perth.
If you're bringing the family, a Superior Family Tent sleeps up to 5 and takes the stress out of family camping, with access to facilities including the resort pool and Pinky's food & beverage.