By Mindful Travel Solutions (01/07/2020)
Australia truly is an eco lovers dream! With diverse landscapes, beaches, rainforests, bushland, mountains, deserts, and so much more, it is not hard to find your very own pocket of paradise. With so many incredible eco properties right on our very own doorstep, you will want to try them all, trust me I do.
We have compiled a list of our Top 5 eco stays to immerse yourself in a truly unique eco bubble. To relax and remove yourself from the everyday. With borders opening and the opportunity to #holidayherethisyear post-COVID, now really is the time to sit back, relax, and imagine yourself at any one of these fantastic properties.
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“Ecotourism is ecologically sustainable tourism with a primary focus on experiencing natural areas that fosters environmental and cultural understanding, appreciation and conservation.” – Ecotourism Australia
Freycinet Lodge is an eco-lodge in Freycinet National Park on Tasmania’s east coast. You will enjoy a location that is honestly, second to none and ensures they respect and protect the surrounding environment.⠀
With the pink granite mountains of the Hazards and stunning white sand beaches, including Wineglass Bay, the Freycinet Peninsula offers world-class scenery and bushwalking.⠀
Hot Tip: Splurge on the Coastal Pavilion- Bay View! You won’t regret it.
Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef
When I think of a beach escape, my mind simply can not go past @salsalisningaloo. “Where the Outback Meets the Reef”.⠀
On a remote stretch of Western Australia’s Ningaloo coast, lies a truly exclusive eco-friendly luxury camp. Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef is an exclusive beach safari camp nestled in the dunes of the Cape Range National Park near Exmouth in Western Australia. Each of the fifteen eco-luxe wilderness tents offers views of the surrounding bush and over the Indian Ocean and the fringing Ningaloo Reef.⠀
Hot Tip: Travel between March-July for your chance to swim with the Whale Sharks! Talk about ticking off the bucket-list.
Just 2 ½ hrs drive south of Sydney, near the pristine clear waters and white sand beaches of Jervis Bay, Paperbark Camp offers a unique blend of fine food and wine, cosy canvas accommodation and a peaceful bush setting, the perfect base from which to explore this nature lover’s paradise.⠀
Hot Tip: For a touch of bush extravagance, The King Deluxe is a real treat!
In a large and relatively untouched pocket of the forest at Lamington, Queensland, @Nightfallcamp ’s luxury tents sit delicately beside the crystal-clear tumbling headwaters of Christmas Creek and Queensland’s ancient Lamington National Park rainforests.
The Nightfall ‘glamping’ (luxury camping) experience steps away from the excess and complications of modern life, redefining luxury through architect-inspired, hand-built, permanent safari tents; sumptuous home-cooked organic food and the relaxed feeling of staying with old friends.
Hot Tip: Relax with a massage or facial in your tent or by the creek
Daintree Eco Lodge
This unique boutique accommodation is nestled in the heart of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest and offers 15 eco-friendly ‘bayans’ (treehouses) immersed in the canopy. Boasting majestic Bull Kauri trees, a private waterfall and dedicated walks.⠀The Daintree Ecolodge is the perfect destination to reconnect with nature and the people you love. Believed to be over 180 million years old, and the oldest tropical lowland rainforest on Earth, the Daintree Rainforest is a rare jewel in the crown of Mother Nature.
The Ecolodge features a main lodge with a bar, a rainforest restaurant and dining area overlooking the onsite lagoon, the Daintree Wellness Spa, an inviting swimming pool, private and pristine onsite waterfall and swimming hole and a multitude of quiet areas amongst the lush tropical rainforest to relax and unwind.⠀
Hot Tip: Try the locally sourced deserts, you will thank me later!