Want to see the outback, but don’t want to rough it? Not a problem, even in the wildest and most remote areas of Australia you will have the option of travelling and staying in five-star luxury. From majestic Kimberley cruises to chartered flights, resorts, lodges, and homesteads, the Australian outback has plenty to offer for those who want to travel in style. This is a short luxury guide to Australia’s Outback.
So, you’ve decided to take a trip around Australia, but you want the comforts of five-star accommodation. You may be surprised to find that even the wildest frontiers of the Australian outback have an abundance of luxury accommodation!
Your first option is luxury camping. This option is a great way to feel like you’re having an authentic outback experience, while still enjoying luxury comforts. For example, luxury camping in Western Australia offers guests safari tents, comfortable bedding, private en-suite, and five star bush restaurants. Many of these outback luxury camps also place an emphasis on environmental sustainability, so you will feel like you’re doing your bit for the environment.
If the idea of camping still makes you squeamish, wilderness lodges and resorts may suit your needs better. Some wilderness lodges are so secluded they can only be reached by helicopter or boat! Take a look at the stunning Crystalbrook Lodge, which provides a stunning outback oasis, located over the breathtaking Crystalbrook Lake.
Homesteads and outback stations are yet another Australian outback accommodation option. Surrounded by gorges, rainforests, and ranges, outback homesteads such as El Questro Wilderness Park and Home Valley Station provide guests with an adventurous and exclusive, yet luxurious outback experience.
For a truly unique way to experience outback Australia, take one of the Kimberley Cruises. With luxury transportation and accommodation bundled into one, you can sit back, relax, and take in spectacular views of red gorges, waterfalls, stunning islands, and amazing reefs.
Want to travel through the Australian outback in style? Luckily for you, you are quite spoiled for choice. Perhaps you want to drive yourself? If this is the case, you will need to choose an appropriate and comfortable vehicle.
Don’t feel like driving yourself? No problem. There are a range of guided 4WD tours on offer. For something a little different, take a cruise through the Kimberleys. Or perhaps you you are seeking transport at its most adventurous? Why not saddle up and see the outback from horseback? Or, if you’re willing to fork out a little more take a helicopter ride or private plane!
Things to do
Once you’ve got your accommodation and transport for your outback adventure sorted, it’s time to start thinking about the things you’d like to do while you’re there. Most luxury resorts, lodges, homesteads, and camps will provide guests with activities and tours onsite. From fishing, to cliff-top dining, to camel trekking, the Australian outback has something for everyone.
The Australian outback is vast and wild. This doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice comfort and style in order to have the full outback experience. Whether you’re heading to Western Australia or the Northern Territory, you’ll have no trouble planning a trip that will allow you the luxury and comfort you deserve.