Best Australian Coastal Getaways

By Jackie Dreyer

Just ask the natives—it's where you'll find them!—the coast is where you want to be on your big glamping vacation to Australia. Our best Australian coastal getaways run from New South Wales to Queensland to West Australia, featuring luxurious tents, tree houses, villas, and cottages, all of which will give you the Aussie beach time you're craving.

New South Wales

alt Safari Tent Retreat and Spa in Lamington National Park

alt A Unique Perspective from Luxurious Australian Tree House in the Blue Mountains

alt Boutique Nature Guesthouse and Spa in Byron Bay

In NSW, the North Coast is where you want to be, home to stunning, impeccable beaches that allow glampers the opportunity to participate in a number of thrilling sand and water activities. Visit the Stockton Beach sand dunes, go scuba diving from Coffs Harbour in the Solitary Islands Marine Park, try your hand at body surfing, or simply enjoy leisurely shoes-off strolls.

Queensland

alt Eco-Friendly Cottage Overlooking Lake in Ravensbourne

Queensland is home to the well-known Gold Coast, a city with a top-notch coastline that is also a popular surfing area, recognized throughout Australia and across the globe. In fact, there are 43 miles of beach for you to discover while glamping in Queensland, but be sure to not miss Burleigh Heads Beach, Surfer's Paradise Beach, and Coolangatta Beach.

Western Australia

alt Eco Beach Glamping Resort in Broome

alt Off-The-Grid Luxury Villas on Berkeley River in Kimberley

The Coral Coast is where to head while luxury camping in Western Australian, especially for those who love to go snorkeling and diving. Prepare yourself for the clearest waters you've ever swam in and plenty of impressive sea creature waiting to greet you along the way. Top on your list should be Shark Bay and Ningaloo Reef, both World Heritage sites, though there's truly no bad spot to gaze upon the Indian Ocean—let's be honest.

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