Luxury Lodges of Australia

                                                                   A collection of Australian luxury lodges that have come together

                                                                   to showcase the diversity and authenticity of Australia. The

                                                                   properties offered by this diverse range of luxury lodges and

                                                                   camps represent a new style of distinctively Australian casual

                                                                   "barefoot luxury". They offer a very personal connection to the

                                                                   landscape, the culture and an authentic sense of place. Discover

                                                                   the unforgettable coast, reefs and islands; the fertile mountains,

                                                                   vibrant food and wine producing regions; the boundless horizons

                                                                   of the outback.


Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island, NSW

Capella Lodge, located on UNESCO World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island, is an intimate island-style luxe experience.  Inspired by the carefree spirit of the authentic Australian beach house, this barefoot luxury lodge provides spectacular views of the ocean, reef and the mountains. Contemporary architectural design presents generous indoor-outdoor lounging areas and the Lodge Restaurant opens to spectacular views of the ocean, reef and mountains, providing a dramatic backdrop for savouring fresh island cuisine.

An abundance of rare birds, plants and marine life combine to make Lord Howe Island a remarkable destination. 


Longitude 131, Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Northern Territory

Longitude 131° is a transcendent experience of discovery, located in the spirited heart of Australia.  Facing majestic Uluru, Longitude 131° commands spectacular views of the outback icon and World Heritage listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Delve into the foundation of Anangu culture and explore this irresistible land and the stories of the traditional custodians. An intimate sixteen luxury tents, elevated atop rust-red dunes, complement the pristine natural environment and provide a private place to rest, relax and refresh.  A 3 night stay is recommended....


Silky Oaks Lodge and Healing Waters Spa

Silky Oaks Lodge and Healing Waters Spa is located in a stunning riverside location adjoining one of the oldest living rainforests the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park, and is an ideal base from which to explore Far North Queensland. Visit ancient refugial rainforests or explore the Daintree River. There are extensive hiking trails leading from the Lodge into the Daintree National Park. Canoeing, river snorkeling or paddling, goanna spotting, biking, guided walks or early morning yoga classes followed by a swim in the river are just some of the activities available at the Lodge.Take a dreamtime walk at Mossman Gorge, snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef or experience traditional hunting techniques at nearby Cooya Beach. 


Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Southern Ocean Lodge is currently closed, having been destroyed by the bush fires on Kangaroo Island in January 2020. 
Plans for a rebuild are underway. Thanks for your ongoing support of Baillie Lodges. 

qualia, Hamilton Island, Queensland

qualia, located on Hamilton Island offers an exquisite Great Barrier Reef experience.  Unsurpassed beauty, sophistication, privacy and intuitive service allow you to unwind and immerse yourself in the quintessential Great Barrier Reef experience.  qualia is a rare destination where everything has been meticulously considered so it relaxes the mind, yet completely spoils the senses.


The Louise, Barossa Valley, South Australia

The Louise, luxury vineyard retreat, encompassing acclaimed restaurant Appellation, is situated on the gentle hill surrounded by hundreds of acres of vines, with breathtaking vistas across the world famous Barossa Valley.  Just 15 luxurious suites, each with its own terrace, provide complete privacy and unobstructed views of the vineyards.  Each evening, dine at Appellation and savor the seasonal menus highlighted by wine pairing.  During the day, explore the neighboring vineyards with specialized private touring, blend your own bottle of wine, enjoy breakfast with the kangaroos, and immerse yourself into the beauty of the Barossa Valley. 


Journey Beyond Rail - The Ghan, Indian Pacific, and the         Great Southern  

Journey Beyond Rail has operated Australian rail journeys aboard The Ghan (Adelaide-Alice Springs-Darwin), Indian Pacific (Sydney-Adelaide-Perth) and the Great Southern (Adelaide - Brisbane- Adelaide) for the past 90 years. Journey Beyond Rail's purpose is to ‘Share the Spirit of Expedition’ and to immerse oneself into the interior of Australia. Experience traversing Australia in the comfort of your Platinum or Gold Class cabin and enjoy the regional menus and local wines with these all-inclusive rail journeys. Choose from daily off train excursions to truly explore the far reaches of Australia.   


Huka Lodge, Taupo, New Zealand

Apart of the Luxury Lodges of New Zealand and one of the most accoladed NZ Lodges, Huka Lodge offers a sensory and sublime experience. Offering elegance and refinement our luxury accommodation in Taupo endears its self to discerning luxury travellers in New Zealand..Huka Lodge delivers warm hospitality and breath taking views of the the Waikato River. Enjoy the exceptional culinary experience (a member of Relais & Chateaux), and explore the "adventure capitol of the North Island" - Lake Taupo- Fly fishing, hiking, Heli excursions, boating, connect with the local indigenous Maori culture, golf, jet boating. 


Kokomo Private Island Fiji, Kadavu Island Group, Fiji

Kokomo Private Island boasts an abundance of lush rainforest, encircled by fine white sand beaches that lead into the azure waters of the Great Astrolabe Reef. Comprising 21 Beachfront Villas, and         5 Luxury Residences, each with its own infinity pool and private walled garden. Indulge in culinary delights, participate in one of the many water or land activities, drop the kids off at the Kaji club or relax in the Yaukuve Spa Sanctuary. Enjoy one of the best dive and snorkeling spots on the planet and explore the world beneath the water, go deep sea fishing or take and excursion to a nearby island to explore underwater caves before embarking on a trek to a secret waterfall.