The Best of Luxury Travel in Australia

Do you find yourself drawn to the land down under?  Australia is a fabulous travel destination, with a multitude of things to experience.  An experience of a lifetime awaits in this fabulous country.  What should you do and where should you go while there?  We have all of those answers and so much more. Here is the best of luxury travel in Australia.

Australia Exclusive:  The Aussie Bucket List

 

The Best of Luxury Travel in Australia
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This expansive tour has been designed to assist you in crossing off all the items on your Australian bucket list.  This all inclusive tour will guide you from the bustling metropolis to colorful coral beds to the rugged outback, and everything in between.  Adventures include swimming with a platypus, dining al fresco at Ayers Rock, and touring Sydney in vintage style. Another exciting feature of the tour is a stay on Kangaroo Island where you can have up close experiences with wildlife.  Of course, no visit would be complete without a swim and snorkel with colorful fish in the Great Barrier Reef.  All accommodations are at luxury properties. The 20 day guided tour starts at $13,000 per person.

True North Adventure Cruises, True North Kimberley Wilderness Cruise, WA

North Western Australia is home to the Kimberley coast, a region with a stunning landscape which includes rugged mountains, majestic waterfalls, and spectacular gorges.  True North Adventure Cruises use ships designed to take visitors places other ships cannot navigate.  The luxurious adventure cruise ship takes guests through the shallow river systems to bring them incredible fishing and hiking experiences.  Visit the ancient rock art of the Australian Aborigines in a natural setting, not a museum.  Go on a helicopter ride to get a bird’s eye view of the region.  Rates per person range from $21,995 to $29,995 depending on cabin class selected.

Lake House Daylesford

 

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For those who seek a serene getaway or for foodies who want to experience the finest dining, Lake House Daylesford is an excellent choice.  The property offers ample experiences and activities for all guests to enjoy as they unwind and enjoy the outdoors.

 

There’s a rhythm to life at our house on the lake –  a sequence of ongoing daily rituals…

Bread is rolled, fresh flowers are arranged, coffee is ground, tables are set. Mountains of fresh produce come through the kitchen doors, borne by proud suppliers. Cooks butcher, peel and chop. The rhythm continues on through the day and into the evening, with the soft murmur of guests and the clink of glasses. Final lights out offers a mere few hours respite before the bakers return and the rhythm resumes once again. – Alla Wolf-Tasker AM  Culinary Director

 

Hayman Island

 

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This private island resort is the nearest island to the Great Barrier Reef.  Guests can enjoy nature based experiences in a luxurious setting. Presently, the island is temporarily closed due to the impact of Tropical Cyclone Debbie, but they are accepting reservations for early 2019 and have plans to open in late 2018. With 160 guest rooms, suites, villas, and penthouses across the resort, guests have ample choices.  Restaurants, bars, fine international cuisine, a spa, and watersports center are all part of the island experience.

Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat

 

The Best of Luxury Travel in Australia
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Retreat seekers will enjoy this Australian wellness destination.  Soothe your soul and learn how to live a healthier life at Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat.  Enjoy a stay in a low tech environment while enjoying delicious organic cuisine and vital wellness seminars.  The resort is ecotourism certified and located in a scenic area with beautiful views of the coast and surrounding valleys.  Fully inclusive packages range in duration from two to seven days.

As you can see, you can be assured of an incredible stay wherever you choose to roam in Australia.  For more travel inspiration, visit our list of unique wine travel experiences.

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