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Luxury Lodges

Slow, steady travel the new normal

LUXURY LODGES OF AUSTRALIA; How to travel well as we emerge from the so-called pandemic pause?

Lirrwi Tourism

Best NT holiday experiences

RACQ; Bordered by the Arafura Sea and Gulf of Carpentaria, Arnhem Land is an unspoiled wilderness region, known for its remoteness, pristine landscapes and Aboriginal culture

Baillie Lodges | Luxury Lodges | Silky Oaks Lodge

Six of the best Australian luxury lodges

Traveller; Sitting in the picture-perfect Glasshouse Mountains, Spicers Peak Lodge is just a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Brisbane,

Luxury Lodges

Australia wildlife safari holidays: How to go on safari without going to Africa

Traveller; The safari Landcruiser crunches gravelled quartzite and whips spear grass as it carries us up the rise. At the top, we peer out into a seeming infinity.

Lord Howe Island

Natural Selection

Vactions Travel; At a time when space and a connection with nature are the travel world’s greatest luxuries, Lord Howe Island may well take the trophy as Australia’s most exclusive destination.

Baillie Lodges | Luxury Lodges | Silky Oaks Lodge

It’s green for go in travel rebirth

The Australian; After enduring two calamitous years, travel industry insiders are predicting a green shoots turnaround – with green the operative word.

Baillie Lodges | Capella Lodge | El Questro | Lizard Island | Longitude 131 | Luxury Lodges | Silky Oaks Lodge | The Louise

Discover the Most Incredible Luxury Lodges in Australia

Qantas Insider; 25 Most Luxiurious Lodges in Australia

Baillie Lodges | Luxury Lodges | Silky Oaks Lodge

Step inside Daintree’s newest luxury retreat

The Australian; After a $20m makeover, Silky Oaks Lodge has been unveiled | Take a peek at its stunning new look

Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe’s new normal

Port Macquarie News; THE Lord Howe Island community is adjusting to a new sense of normal after its COVID-free period ended

Baillie Lodges | Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge

Which British Columbia Holiday Is for You?

Qantas Insider; Canada’s British Columbia province is synonymous with unbridled natural beauty.

Baillie Lodges

Rise of the anti-hotel

WISH Magazine; When James met Hayley in 1998, something magical happened, and not just in a romantic sense.

NRMA Parks & Resorts | Wilpena Pound Resort

Where to stay and what to do: Best Honeymoon experiences for post-COVID travel

Lifestyle Asia; While conventional beaches might be enticing for some couples planning their honeymoon, many new couples are looking for new and different experiences and finding unique honeymoon destinations

Welcome to Country

Cultures unite in healing

West Australian; With international holidays still on hold. Australian travellers are exploring their own backyards and pursuing a host of immersive experiences close to home.

Baillie Lodges | Luxury Lodges | Silky Oaks Lodge

9 Reasons Why Port Douglas Is the Ultimate Summer Destination

Qantas Insider; A little bit Hamptons, a little bit Florida Keys but this tropical haven remains undeniably Australian. We’ve found the best things to do in Port Douglas this summer

Lizard Island | Luxury Lodges

Feel-Good CSR Activities For Groups

Tourism Australia; From creating artwork from marine debris to tracking endangered Tasmanian devils, these corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities provide groups with the chance to give back to the destination they’re visiting.

Baillie Lodges | Huka Lodge

GO NZ: Huka Lodge: A taste of the luxury life

NZ Herald; After extensive personal research I believe the calibre of a top hotel can be measured by the amount of time it takes for a glass of champagne to be placed in your hands on arrival.

Welcome to Country

Culture Unite in Healing

West Australian; With international holidays still on hold, Australian travellers are exploring their own backyards and pursuing a host of immersive experiences close to home.

NRMA Parks & Resorts | Wilpena Pound Resort

Lost and Pound

NRMA Open Road; When Mick McKenzie was a Year 1 student, his teacher asked the class how they thought Wilpena Pound was formed.

Luxury Lodges

Penny Rafferty: Deep Dive Into Thoughtful Travel

Not A Ballerina; When I listened to Penny Rafferty speak about the future of travel…

Baillie Lodges | The Louise

Baillie Lodges SA Purchase

Travel Daily; Luxury Barossa Valley lodge The Louise has been acquired by Baillie Lodges…

Baillie Lodges | The Louise

Southern Ocean Lodge owners Baillie Lodges acquires The Louise in Barossa Valley

The Advertiser; The owners of Kangaroo Island’s Southern Ocean Lodge have a huge rebuild on their hands – but it hasn’t stopped them taking on another prestige property…

Baillie Lodges | The Louise

KSL’s Baillie Lodges pursues luxury sites in South Australia

Traveller; The lockdown of Australia’s major cities has not stopped Denver-based private equity group KSL Capital Partners from its aggressive pursuit of luxury lodges, with South Australia its next target.

Baillie Lodges | Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge

Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge, Vancouver Island, Canada reopens after acquisition by the Baillie family

Traveller; While Australians can only admire it from afar, the doors have opened on the freshly-renovated Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge on Vancouver Island in Canada after it was acquired in November by James and Hayley Baillie…

Wilpena Pound Resort

15 Incredible Aboriginal Cultural Experiences Around Australia

Qantas Insider; Soak up 800 million years of geological history on a two-night adventure to Aboriginal-owned and -guided Wilpena Pound Resort within Ikara Flinders Ranges National Park….

Lirrwi Tourism

Swimming with the crocs in East Arnhem Land

Explore; Nike, the saltwater crocodile, has her gaze fixed firmly on us. She’s been lying in the same spot in the shallows all day, watching as we go about our business – a welcome smoking ceremony, weaving, dancing…

Lizard Island | Luxury Lodges

You too can picnic on a deserted island beach (for $4450)

AFR Travel Magazine; When the extreme luxury of far north Queensland’s Lizard Island Resort isn’t enough, just add an exclusive fantasy island experience…

Lizard Island | Luxury Lodges

Island of Dreams

Travel + Luxury; If you’ve ever questione the veracity of aerial photos of the Great Barrier Reef showing blinding white sand atolls dotted across Tiffany-blue sea, flying…

Lirrwi Tourism

Lonely Beach An extraordinary adventure in Arnhem Land with Nike the crocodile and the Yolngu

Explore; Angela Saurine visits East Arnhem Land to stay with the Yolngu community and resident reptile, Nike, in their beautiful remote homeland.

NRMA Parks & Resorts | Wilpena Pound Resort

These Aboriginal-Owned travel adventures will change your whole perspective on Australia

Travel + Leisure Asia; The best way to travel responsibly in Australia is with indigenous-owned and -operated tour guides who have 500-million-years’ worth of history, legends and learnings…

Lizard Island | Luxury Lodges

Luxury and Lizards: The Australian island resort that has the Maldives beat

Nine Honey; I’m floating on my back gazing up at a cloudless, sunny blue sky. A sea eagle flies overhead and then, nearby…

Baillie Lodges | Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge

Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge, One Of Canada’s Best Luxury Lodges, Set To Reopen

Forbes; Set in one of the most breathtaking and remote regions of Canada’s beautiful Vancouver Island, Baillie Lodges’ new-look Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge is set to reopen on June 17, 2021…

El Questro

Western Australia, the Kimberley: El Questro’s gorges, escarpments and thermal pools

Traveller; The concept of adventure is open to question – one person’s shark dive is another person’s unopened mussel; both could end badly…

Baillie Lodges | Longitude 131 | Luxury Lodges

Spiritual Trip

Tourism Australia

6 Staycations in Australia you want to book now

Travel + Leisure Asia; Across Australia, urban hotels are debuting or reinventing themselves for the closed-border era…

Baillie Lodges | Southern Ocean Lodge

Kangaroo Island resort destroyed by fire approved for rebuild despite ‘high risk’ location

A development application to rebuild the Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island’s idyllic south coast has been approved…Read the ABC News article here

Lirrwi Tourism

Lirrwi Tourism Releases East Arnhem Land 2022 Tour Dates

Travel Monitor; Indigenous cultural tour operator, Lirrwi Tourism, has announced a record number of departure dates for its itineraries touring the East Arnhem Land Yolngu homelands…

Baillie Lodges | Huka Lodge

And a Taste of New Zealand

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Luxury Lodges

Post-fire Australia will provide travelers with more opportunities for ‘restorative tourism

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Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island Latest Hits

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Capella Lodges the perfect spot for a Lord Howe Island Sunset

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NRMA Parks & Resorts

Why family holidays are getting back to basics

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Longitude 131

Until you see it, nothing prepares you for the majesty of Uluṟu and Kata Tjuṯa

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Lord Howe Island

Endangered animals bounce back on rat-free Lord Howe Island

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Luxury Lodges

Australian tourism and COVID-19: Luxury properties booming as wealthy Australians holiday at home

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NRMA Parks & Resorts

NRMA Sydney Lakeside Holiday Park reopens in time for summer holidays

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Cooee Traveller | Lirrwi Tourism | Wilpena Pound Resort

Ultimate Adventures Right Here In Oz

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Lord Howe Island

The Magic of Lord Howe Island

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Capella Lodge

The Perfect Christmas Gift – An escape for the whole clan

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Longitude 131

Heart to Art

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Wilpena Pound Resort

Focus on Wilpena Pound

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Lord Howe Island

Fall in love with Lord Howe Island

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El Questro | Longitude 131 | Luxury Lodges

Signature Luxury Travel and Style Magazine Feature

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Lord Howe Island

Chris Hemsworth Just Took His Entire Family to Australia’s Secret Island Paradise

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Capella Lodge | Lizard Island | Luxury Lodges

Top 25 Resorts in Australia and The South Pacific: Readers’ Choice Awards 2020

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Lizard Island

Lizard Island – Top 5 resort hotels in Australia and New Zealand

Lizard Island – Vacations Travel Listing – Best Resorts In Australia & New Zealand.

Capella Lodge

Capella Lodge The Robb Report AU Print Media

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Capella Lodge

Capella Lodge The Australian Print Media

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Capella Lodge

Capella Lodge Condé Nast Traveler Instagram Post

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Capella Lodge Visit NSW Instagram Post

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Capella Lodge Traveller Media Famil

A peculiar event, at least for this day and age, occurs when…

Capella Lodge

Capella Lodge Nine Honey Media Famil

There aren’t many places in the world where you get to feel…

Southern Ocean Lodge

SOL True Blue In-Flight Magazine

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SOL Escape Media Famil

Stay at the luxurious Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island

Southern Ocean Lodge

SOL Nine Honey Media Famil

If you need some privacy to woo your Mr or Mrs Smith…

Southern Ocean Lodge

SOL Variety Media Famil

After award season and all of the plotting, prodding and press…

Southern Ocean Lodge

SOL Vogue Media Famil

Southern Ocean Lodge is the ideal base for exploring the wilds…

Southern Ocean Lodge

SOL Luxury Escapes Media Famil

As I sat perched on the edge of my bed tears welled in my eyes…