Couple at Nightfall Wilderness Camp in Lamington National Park © Tourism & Events Queensland

Australia's best glamping experiences

Nightfall Camp, near Lamington National Park, Gold Coast region, QLD © Nightfall Camp

Nightfall Camp, near Lamington National Park, Gold Coast region, Queensland © Nightfall Camp

Spicers Canopy Eco Lodge, Maryvale, Scenic Rim, QLD © Ben Messina, Spicers Retreats

Spicers Canopy Eco Lodge, Maryvale, Scenic Rim, Queensland © Ben Messina, Spicers Retreats

Longitude 131, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, NT © Luxury Lodges of Australia

Longitude 131, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory © Luxury Lodges of Australia

Luxury safari tent at Wildman Wilderness Lodge in Mary River National Park © Tourism NT/Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Wildman Wilderness Lodge, Mary River National Park, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Family friendly

Wildman offers tents designed for families of up to five people. Kids are sure to love the bunk beds, while parents will enjoy a luxe ensuite bathroom.

Bamurru Plains Safari Bungalows, Kakadu, NT © Bamurru Plains

Bamurru Plains Safari Bungalows, Kakadu, Northern Territory © Bamurru Plains

Sal Salis Wilderness Camp near Ningaloo Reef © Tourism Western Australia

Sal Salis Wilderness Camp, Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia © Luxury Lodges of Australia

When to go

If you're eager to swim alongside majestic whale sharks, be sure to visit between mid-March and late September.

Mile End Glamping, Yelverton, WA © Suanlee Farrer

Mile End Glamping, Yelverton, Western Australia © Suanlee Farrer

Aerial view of Kooljaman camp at Cape Leveque © Tourism Western Australia

Kooljaman at Cape Leveque, Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia © Tourism Western Australia

Safari tent under the stars at Ikara Safari Camp at Wilpena Pound © South Australian Tourism Commission

Ikara Safari Camp, Wilpena Pound, South Australia © South Australian Tourism Commission

Paperbark Camp, Jervis Bay, NSW © Paperbark Camp

Paperbark Camp, Jervis Bay, New South Wales © Paperbark Camp

Roar and Snore glamping experience at Taronga Zoo Sydney © Taronga Zoo

Roar and Snore glamping experience, Taronga Zoo Sydney, New South Wales © Taronga Zoo

Bubble Tents, Capertree, Mudgee Region, NSW © Australian Traveller

Bubble Tents, Capertree, Mudgee Region, NewSouth Wales © Australian Traveller

Bruny Island Long Weekend, Bruny Island, TAS © Tourism Tasmania

Bruny Island Long Weekend, Bruny Island, Tasmania © Tourism Tasmania