Social distance in comfort and style at these five top glamping sites in Queensland in 2023.
So, what is glamping? Glamping combines glamour and camping with additional comforts from traditional camping. These days glamping also includes luxury cabins, cottages, treehouses, tented pavilions and other luxury accommodations. When you are glamping, there’s no tent to pitch, no fire to build or sleeping bag involved. Every home comfort is included in your luxury stay.
5 TOP GLAMPING SITES IN QLD & CLOSE TO BRISBANE
Here is a list of five favourite glamping sites to stay which are unique, luxurious and offer something very special.
SANCTUARY BY SIRROMET | MOUNT COTTON | BRISBANE
Sanctuary by Sirromet is just 30 minutes from Brisbane CBD and Brisbane’s International and Domestic Airports. Escape the everyday woes and get up close and personal with nature. Luxury tented pavilions are set in tranquil bushland of giant scribbly gums and Laguna paperbark trees on the grounds of Sirromet Winery.
Each tent is elegantly appointed with home comforts to help you relax and unwind. Tents have a private balcony that appears to “float” above the landscape, giving guests the impression, they are in a “treehouse” that gazes over the lake and tree canopy. Sanctuary by Sirromet is a perfect romantic weekend getaway for two.
TUCKERS RETREAT | FERNY GLEN | SCENIC RIM REGION
Tuckers Retreat is a private rural rainforest retreat set in Queensland’s scenic rim region and about one hour from Brisbane. It is the perfect luxury glamping location for couples wanting to escape the hectic life in peace and harmony with nature.
Bushing walking and mountain bike riding are popular activities; however, couples can also choose to do absolutely nothing! The hydrotherapy Spa is the ultimate reward after an active day or just take in the glorious views with a glass of wine in hand.
Luxury Eco Tents are best described as executive apartments, and with a maximum of four people sharing the entire Tuckers Retreat, your privacy is guaranteed.
MALENY SPRINGS FARM | MALENY | SUNSHINE COAST HINTERLAND
The Sunshine Coast Hinterland has long been a destination for couples seeking a weekend escape. Maleny Springs Farm is a luxury home and working cattle and horse property. The secluded home is set high on a hill surrounded by 100 lush green acres of Maleny’s finest country.
The village of Maleny is only 8km away, where guests are spoilt for choice with a large selection of restaurants, cafes, galleries, waterfalls, rainforest walks and Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. Maleny Springs Farm is the perfect glamping location for a family or couple’s getaway and located just 30 minutes from Queensland best surf beaches.
RIVERSHORE RESORT | DIDDILLIBAH | SUNSHINE COAST
Rivershore Resort on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast features 5-star luxurious king-size self-contained safari tents with kitchen and ensuite bathrooms. Everything you need for a comfortable and kickback break away. Safari tents are both secure and private and situated along the Maroochy River. Each tent offers river views and guests can enjoy access to an outdoor swimming pool, restaurant and bar, bar-b-ques, gardens, boat ramp, room service, nightly entertainment and more.
KETCHUP’S BANK GLAMPING | BOONAH | SCENIC RIM QLD
Just 90 minutes from Brisbane CBD and 8km from Boonah on Queensland’s Scenic Rim region is Ketchup’s Bank Glamping eco-retreat. Nestled amongst 100 acres of the great Australian bush is a truly unique experience in luxury accommodation. Guests enjoy glorious sunsets, and spectacular vistas of the World Heritage-listed National Parks from luxury appointed tent accommodation and much more. Ketchup’s is limited to only four guests at any one time, ensuring privacy and tranquillity.
The Scenic Rim is a region of great abundance, so whether you are up for an adventure or something more relaxed, the Scenic Rim will complement your stay at Ketchup’s Bank.
Local wineries, breweries, galleries, small villages and an abundance of native wildlife is why guests keep coming back to the Scenic Rim.
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