Top 5 Australian eco stays

Immerse yourself in nature with these five sustainable sanctuaries across Australia, from the West Coast to the East Coast and right up to the very Top End.

Emirates One&Only, Wolgan Valley, Victoria

Escape into the wild on your Australian adventure at Emirates One&Only, Wolgan Valley. This ultra-luxury conservation-based resort occupies just one percent of a 2,800 hectare nature reserve in the World Heritage-listed Greater Blue Mountains.

At the heart of the guest experience is sustainability. Leave your car at the gate and devices in your room. With unforgettable views, exquisite surroundings, seasonable cuisine sustainably sourced and indulgent spa treatments, this is a luxiurious nature experience like no other.


Eco Beach Resort, Broome, Western Australia

This multi-award winning eco resort is set amongst the pristine and untouched Kimberley, just over an hour’s drive south of Broome. Accommodation at Eco Beach Resort provides guests with an unforgettable and unique wilderness experience whilst having minimal impact on the surrounding landscape.

Accommodation options include 25 superbly appointed Eco Villas and 30 luxurious style Eco Tents.


The Villas Barossa, Barossa Valley, South Australia

Whether you’re planning a weekend mini-break or long lazy escape, the two villas at The Villas Barossa offer beautiful, environmentally sensitive accommodation in a striking bush setting. Reflecting the region’s agricultural roots, The Villas harmonise unique architectural design with simplicity and warmth, creating a peaceful, secluded Barossa retreat.

You’ll be walking distance from cellar doors, premium dining experiences and the local gin distillery. The stunning natural environment is gorgeous to explore either by walking or cycling; or viewed from the deck of your villa.

Crystalbrook Bryon, Byron Bay, New South Wales

Nestled in 45-acres of magical subtropical rainforest, Crystalbrook Byron is a celebration of nature, responsible luxury accommodation and the local environment. The resort has been sensitively designed to feel at home in its untouched surrounds, with Tallows Beach a short stroll away through the rainforest.


Bamurru Plains, Northern Territory

Immerse yourself in an extraordinary bush experience of the coastal floodplains of Australia’s Top End. Bamurru Plains is a safari lodge with exclusive access to 300km of floodplains and savanna woodland on the Mary River, on the edge of Kakadu National Park.

A profusion of bird and wildlife are at the doorstep of this unique bush experience that exudes ‘Wild Bush Luxury’ and brings a touch of style to the discovery of a remote and beautiful wilderness.


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