The best luxury glamping getaways near Brisbane
Looking for a quick getaway to ground yourself in nature, without the hassle of packing the kitchen sink? Luxury glamping in Brisbane and surrounds is transforming short getaways for every kind of traveller, offering a slice of serenity without disturbing natural habitats to pitch a tent.
Feel miles from civilisation and enjoy the best of both worlds while you sip, snooze and sightsee the urban wilderness at your backdoor. Next time you find yourself with a few days up your sleeve, pack your toothbrush, your sense of adventure and set off to one of these luxury glamping sites in Brisbane.
Uncover Sanctuary by Sirromet
Nestle yourself between gums, paperbarks and crisp white linen as you rediscover the best Mount Cotton has to offer at Sanctuary by Sirromet. An indulgent escape for food and wine lovers, this little Aussie gem celebrates local wine, produce and wildlife, without leaving the comfort of your safari tent.
Whether you’re glamping with a loved one or bringing along the kids (age 10 and over, sorry little ones), Sanctuary has three different style tents to cater to your time with them. Stay in and soak up views of the lake, or book yourself a tour and tasting of Brisbane’s local winery. With plenty on offer, from three course lunch to Supa Golf or just popping by the Cellar Door, your stay with Sanctuary can be as structured or as casual as you please.
Sleep easy at Nightfall Camp
Rest awhile and nurture your mind, body, and soul at this tranquil hideaway while you indulge in fire-cooked cuisine and architecturally acclaimed safari tents. This luxury glamping experience takes you back to your travelling roots, with clear starry skies, fresh forest air, and friendly hosts. Take only what you need and leave only what you came with, this bushland experience has thought of everything to complete you luxury glamping experience just outside of Brisbane.
Where anything that can go right, will
Only locals could aptly describe the golden glow across gums and grass that happens every evening at Murphy’s Creek Hideaway. See it firsthand in an immersive country glamping experience just outside Toowoomba, on a sandstone ridge, overlooking the acclaimed Murphy’s Creek.
Designed with only couples in mind, Murphy’s Creek Hideaway is spotted with luxury glamping safari tents high on the ridge, and leaves much to explore together. Take a dip in the seasonal inland watering hole or fire up the BBQ and settle beneath the trees with a book on the banks of the creek.
Leave behind your camping gear, but not your adventurous spirit, the Lockyer Valley region offers up activities like abseiling, a ropes course and a flying fox to take for a spin. Settle in for the evening and reward yourself with a glass and a sip of the sunset.
Island in the sun
Unique in name, and in nature, Minjerribah offers luxury glamping experiences on North Stradbroke Island. Meaning “island in the sun” in the local Aboriginal Nunukul language, this shady grove is home to a village of glamping tents for you to call home awhile, without the need for a 4WD. Soak in this traditional paradise, home to the Quandamooka peoples for over 25,000 years, and join in a local walking tour. Or, appreciate Minjerribah’s beauty while wandering stretches of sand, all before returning to your glamping experience.
For a full glamping getaway with none of the hassle, book one of their Eco Island or Glamping Tents to enjoy your own space before joining the community in the evening at their communal cooking facilities. Minjerribah is family friendly and offers a range of accessible options if you give them a ring before your stay.
Find your home among the gumtrees
The curiously-named Ketchup’s Bank Glamping, a mere 15 minutes from Boonah, has just two luxury glamping Brisbane getaway tents, designed for romantic stays and secluded bushland. Set amongst 40 hectares of untouched habitat, both luxury glamping tents are treated to private camp kitchens and campfires, the heart of an authentic rural experience.
Revel in a little cook up, or order a country breakfast or barbecue dinner hamper when booking your stay. With all the typical bells and whistles (and none of the baggage), both retreats include ensuites, along with tea and coffee facilities.
Ideal for a quick getaway from urban life, Ketchup’s is a place to be one with nature, all within the comfort of a fluffy bathrobe and the fire roaring.
Adventure on Moreton Island
When the beaches of Moreton Island are a mere 100 metres from your doorstep, you know you’ve happened across something special. Moreton Island Adventures offers eleven luxury glamping tents, all fitted with queen beds, private ensuites and verandas to sit and steep. There’s plenty to do, but honestly, once you’re settled in, hearing the rustle of Melaleuca trees and the subtle swirl of white wash hitting the shoreline will be enough to stay put for the evening.
You’ll find this destination at Bulwer, a twenty minute drive from where your MICAT ferry lands. With everything from an onsite Castaways Café to kayaks, snorkel sets and stand up paddle board, you won’t be short on ways to absorb nature and bask in tranquil Bay waters on this luxury glamping getaway.
Home to wine and romance
Stanthorpe has long been adored by Brisbane holiday makers looking to savour a moment away, and at Alure Stanthorpe you can do just that. Leave the esky and camp kitchen at home and completely immerse yourself in this luxury glamping just outside Brisbane.
Alure Stanthorpe is located only minutes from the many cellar doors of the Granite Belt Wine region, spectacular National Parks and the treasures that Stanthorpe has to offer, including first class restaurants and cafes.
And should you wish to venture outside and enjoy all glamping has to offer, they’ve even thought to include a private heated outdoor spa for all your stargazing needs.
The peak of luxury glamping around Brisbane
There are few things more precious than a World Heritage-listed national park, and now you can enjoy one from the comfort of your own (borrowed) luxury glamping trailer. This fuss free option in Mt Barney Lodge features everything from queen beds to single stretchers you can laze about on while overlooking the mountain views.
A property equipped with creature comforts, Mt Barney leaves you nothing else to do but leave the city 90 minutes behind you and rejuvenate for a few long days in nature. Ensuring the bushland stays as idyllic on leaving as it did when you arrived, single-use plastics aren’t welcome at Mt Barney Lodge, so if sustainable stays and conscious glamping aligns with your moral compass, this is the perfect mini-getaway for you.