Where to go glamping in Brisbane

Like the idea of camping but hate the idea of bush toilets, sleeping on the floor and going without life’s luxuries? The good news is that the Brisbane region is filled with plenty of glamping experiences to be had.

Nightfall Wilderness Camp, Scenic Rim 

Nightfall Wilderness Camp

For the ultimate luxury glamping experience – Nightfall is the one. Perched beside the crystal-clear Christmas Creek and Lamington National Park, the three large architect-inspired, hand-built safari tents feature king-size beds, organic linen, rain-head showers, vintage meal baths, a wood fireplace and micro-kitchen.

Staying in never looked so appealing.

Ketchup’s Bank Glamping, Scenic Rim

Couple enjoy each others company while glamping at Ketchup's Bank

Experience the romance of camping under the stars at Ketchup's Bank. The luxury tent bush retreat is the perfect spot to take a loved one for a secluded weekend away. The eco-tents are complete with ensuite, quality linen, a private deck, spectacular views plus your own campfire and camp kitchen.

Castaways, Moreton Island 

On an island made entirely of sand, sometimes you need a break from just that. Castaways at Bulwer on Moreton Island has a range of accommodation including nine safari tents with wooden deck floors, big beds and a real bathroom.

Spicers Canopy, Scenic Rim 

Spicers Canopy

Spicers Canopy is home to 10 safari tents that can be either booked by groups or by doing the Scenic Rim Trail. The trail is a four-day eco-walk through the mountains, valleys, forests and volcanic plateaus of the Scenic Rim. The trail stays at Spicers Canopy for two nights, and the luxury Spicers Peak on the final evening.

Mount Barney Lodge, Scenic Rim

Mount Barney Lodge

Mount Barney Lodge has it all – from primitive camping to renting out a whole Queensland homestead. On the property there are two rustic cabins for a simple country retreat, or try the deluxe camper trailers fitted out with a gas stove, running water, power and lights for a glamping experience.

Straddie Camping EcoShacks, North Stradbroke Island

Catch the ferry over to North Stradbroke Island and shack up in one of Straddie Camping's eco shacks. There are two available at the Amity Point Campground that feature large windows, fans, and face the beachfront.

Lake Somerset Holiday Park, Somerset

Need a glamping experience that'll also entertain the kids? Lake Somerset Holiday Park has a number of safari tents available on the property. For fun, everyone can play the 18-hole mini golf, explore the lake, hire canoes, barbecue and (in season) watch movies under the stars.

Coming soon: Green Mountain Campground, O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, Scenic Rim

Located adjacent to the existing 90-year old Rainforest Retreat, the Green Mountain Campground will be revitalised with 15 brand new environmentally sustainable safari tents built and 20 powered RV sites added to the existing 30 tent and van sites. The new safari tents are expected to be finished mid-2017.

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