Blogger Spotlight: Megan

By Jessica Armstrong

Where will your glamping getaway take you? Why not Australia? Blogger Megan of Lush to Blush was easily convinced that a glamping stay at these eco-friendly cottages in Bombah Point was the best way to dip her toes in glamping waters.

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When taking breaks from traveling the world, capturing stunning photos, and bringing her experiences to life through her blog, she likes to enjoy a relaxing vacay, so we can see why this cottage escape was the best way to end her visit to Australia.

To read more about her visit and travels, check out her interview with Glamping Hub below:

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Where are your favorite spots to travel?

I love traveling to places that are off the beaten path and aren't filled with tourists.

What is important to you in choosing a travel destination?

I honestly want to go everywhere, but some things that are important to me are friendly locals, rich culture, and good food!

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What types of accommodations do you think make great summer spots?

I love anything tropical and beachy. Island life all the way!

How would you prefer to travel to your glamping destination?

I love renting cars and driving around in foreign countries. I think it's the best way to discover unique sites!

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What do you look for when choosing an accommodation?

I really love places that are eco-friendly or that give back to the community. I also enjoy luxury, as I'm sure most people do, so my favorite places are those that combine the two.

What blogs do you read, websites do you look at to find more information, or people you consult on your destination before booking?

I don't like reading anything or consulting anyone before trips. I like to discover things on my own in an unbiased way!

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What is your favorite part about planning a trip?

I honestly try not to plan too much ahead of time. My favorite thing is just going with the flow once I get to my destination. I don't like being tied down by anything, so I pretty much just plan where I'm staying (if that!) ahead of time and that's it!

For someone who is planning a glamping trip for the first time, what would your main piece of advice for them be?

Remember that it is a form of camping. Things aren't all glitz and glamor, but it's a great authentic way to experience a new place.

To see more of Megan's travels around the globe, follow her blog, Instagram, and Facebook, and do not miss out a stay at the Eco-Friendly Cottages of Bombah Point.

Blogger Spotlight: Jeanette and James

By Jessica Armstrong

Grab your sweetie, and get glamping! That's exactly what Jeanette and James of Traveling Honeybird did this January when catching the last rays of summer in the vineyards of Victoria at some of Australia's most charming bell tents.

If you are still looking for a way to make your summer travels last, then Australia is the place to be! Get the scoop with these two travel extraordinaires from Down Under on how to make your travel goals happen.

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Where are your favorite spots to travel?

Oh, this is a tough question! It's almost like asking which one is your favorite child. There are so many different elements that make a spot special. I always love an area that's near water—mountain streams, rivers, or even the simplicity of the ocean. I'm not a great swimmer, but I love getting my toes wet, splashing around, and just enjoying the general beauty around water.

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What is important to you in choosing a travel destination?

I am always aware of who I'm traveling with when I'm choosing a travel destination. Not everyone shares our sense of adventure. I like to choose a travel destination that will keep all members entertained and hopefully happy! For James and I, well, we're an active couple. So for us, it's important that a destination has a lot of activity happening. It doesn't always need to be a big, huge, hustlin' bustlin' city. A place that has great food, wine and coffee is always a winner for us. Throw in some culture and maybe some outdoor adventures, and we are in!

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What types of accommodations do you think would make great summer spots?

I love areas that let you experience summer in all of its glory—the sun, the warm nights, and generally longer days to enjoy yourself. That's the joy of spending the night in a tent and off glamping. You get those little extra nice bits but still have an amazing adventure.

I love any type of accommodation that allows me some peace and quiet to read a book, which is probably why I dislike hotels. The thin flimsy walls and hearing your neighbors—it doesn't always end up with the most relaxing evening away.

How would you prefer to travel to your glamping destination?

Living in Australia, we pretty much have to drive anywhere and everywhere. Long road trips are a part of our regular travel routine. Though I wouldn't say no to arriving on horseback or yak...

What do you look for when choosing an accommodation?

Cleanliness! It really is next to Godliness. I really like to see bright photos that truly represent the accommodation on offer. Not everywhere is going to be five-star, and that's ok! It just needs to be a true representation of what's on offer.

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What blogs do you read, websites do you look at to find more information, or people you consult on your destination before booking?

I'm usually the travel directory reference for friends and family. I have to admit to being a bit of a Google fan. If I'm in the travel planning mood then I start to google areas and accommodation options. Throw in a few keywords like "experience" or "review," and you can get some really good blogs and websites to look at.

What is your favorite part about planning a trip?

ALL THE PLANNING. I love planning, plotting, and scheming. And then the final steps of booking everything. I think it's the wonderful dreams that you get to have along the way. I know we won't ever spend $1,000 a night on a hotel, but it doesn't hurt to look and dream.

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For someone who is planning a glamping trip for the first time, what would your main piece of advice for them be?

Don't be afraid. You can do all the research in the world, read all the books, and think you're prepared—only to turn up and discover you've forgotten socks, jocks, and your toothbrush. (True story: it's happened to me before.) In the end, it doesn't really matter. Just go out there and enjoy yourself. Life's too short for bad coffee and terrible travel.


Follow along the adventures of Jeanette and James on their blog, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

To get some more ideas on where to visit Australia, check out these amazing collections here.

Our Best Queensland Travel Ideas

By Chloe Fowler

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Australia is one of the most beautiful places to spend a glamping getaway, and Queensland has to be at the top of the list. When it comes to pristine beaches, endless water activities, and the finest attractions out there, how can you possibly say no to snorkeling the exquisite Great Barrier Reef or taking a smooth scenic drive down the Great Ocean Road? If you're feeling like there's room in your agenda for an Australian getaway, let us inspire you with our best Queensland travel ideas.

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Let’s start off with these gorgeous glass cabins on the Sunshine Coast. This southern Queensland destination is an ideal place for outdoor sports and recreation. It's also home to stunning beaches that are rimmed with wide stretches of clean, white sand, and a choice of surf or calm bays sparkling with warm water.

These luxury rentals are nestled in the Glass House Mountains of Queensland and are fitted with a luxurious king-size bed and incredible forest views.

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Mount Glorious is truly rural and enveloped in endless miles of natural beauty—there really couldn't be a more perfect place to enjoy a getaway with the family or even your partner for a more romantic escape. Either way, you surely would have an unforgettable and exhilarating experience at accommodations like this romantic cottage, which boasts a private veranda and unreal forest views.

This romantic suite and this cozy cottage are surrounded by The D'Aguilar National Park, an excellent choice for hiking, exploring, climbing, and photographing the lush rainforest and its flora and fauna. You can thank us later.

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Why pitch up your own tent, waste precious time soaking in the great outdoors, and take up valuable room in your backpack when you can grasp the opportunity to stay in one of these unique and dreamy glamping rentals? They're all equipped to bring you comfort and the luxury amenities found in a hotel, including a snug queen-size bed and cooking equipment, simply perfect for enjoying delicious meals outdoors while being surrounded by picturesque scenery.

Here you’ll find another favorite of ours, complete with a fabric-draped, four-poster bed and a private heated outdoor spa. What's not to love?

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Who wouldn't love to take a luxury vacation to a rental that is both eco-friendly and filled with high-end amenities? This accommodation simply exudes a peaceful ambiance that will leave you with only one regret—not staying for longer.

Looking for something a little more intimate? Not to worry—we've got you covered. Located near Australia's Sunshine Coast, this eco-friendly cabana for two makes the perfect glamping getaway for couples. The hammocks are a great place to unwind with your loved one—or perhaps you’d prefer to take smooth drive to the nearby Noosa Beach and the Sunshine Coast's open stretch of coastline!

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To wrap up our best of Queensland list, these deluxe beachfront huts are nestled in a tropical garden and equipped with a queen-size bed and luxury toiletries. Best yet? They're located just moments from the beautiful beachside town of Mission Beach!

These huts are perfect for two, and there is also a secluded garden pool with comfy sun loungers and hammocks, where you can while away the hours reliving old memories and creating new ones that will last a lifetime.


For more Queensland accommodations, keep the exploration going on Glamping Hub here!

Road Trip on the Great Ocean Road

By Isabelle Jefferies

There is something seriously satisfying about the thought of the envy on people’s faces when you tell them you’re hitting up the Great Ocean Road for a glamping adventure. It is the road trip of all road trips—insane surfing beaches, a beautiful sunrise somewhere new each morning, and unforgettable nights spent in a unique glamping rental.

Constructed in the early 1900s, the Great Ocean Road spans an amazing 243 kilometers between the cities of Torquay and Allansford. It is the only main road along the Victorian coastline, which is perfect for us glampers since it means we can avoid tedious map reading and focus on more important things (e.g. enjoying the views and picking the best spot for lunch). With all this in mind, Glamping Hub has put together some ideas for you to get planning your road trip and—lucky for you—we have the perfect rentals to complement your busy day spent cruising and exploring.

As a general rule of thumb, we think three days for the road trip is enough to see everything. Of course, the views can be enjoyed from your car to cut it shorter, but we’re convinced that the best way to experience this part of the world is to take things slow and make plenty of stops.

This is the perfect trip to tick a ton of things off your bucket list—whether that means dangling your toes off the edge of a vertical cliff top, trekking through rainforests, or koala-spotting in the street. There really is no limit to the adventures waiting to be had here.

It’s difficult for us to recommend exactly where to stop during the road trip since literally every town you will pass through has so much to offer. However, we’ve picked out a few of our personal highlights of the journey and included some amazing rentals waiting to accommodate you along the way.

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The gorgeous seaside town of Torquay is widely known as the official starting point of the Great Ocean Road. It is amazing for surfing, and Bell’s Beach is a definite must-see before you even hit the road. 30 minutes inland, this property is the perfect base for glampers who fancy hanging around in the area a little longer to take advantage of all that there is to see.

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From this point, get ready to enjoy some amazing views. Make sure to stop off in the towns of Anglesea and Lorne which offer the chance to explore both national parks and gorgeous beaches. This luxury cabin is located in Kennett River and is ideal for an overnight stay before carrying on down to Apollo Bay.

Upon reaching Apollo Bay, follow the Great Ocean Road into the lush Great Otway National Park. This is a fab place to get close to some native wildlife, especially in the conservation center located just 25 kilometers away. It is also definitely worth heading inland a few kilometers to enjoy a treetop walk with Otway Fly Treetop Adventures. Here glampers can also discover Australia’s oldest lighthouse offering incredible vistas of how far you will have come.

About an hour’s drive from this point will lead you to Port Campbell and its famous Twelve Apostles. This is an amazing structure of 12 grand rock stacks that rise up from the ocean close together. It is a magnificent sight that is sure to be a high point of the trip so allocate lots of time for this one! This rental is the perfect base for an overnight stay.

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When you’ve finally had your fill, join the Great Ocean Road once more and head to Warrnambool. As the maritime capital, there is a huge amount of history and culture to absorb because cooling off at Logan's Beach. This is also a great chance to enjoy some whale watching.

The next name on the map is Tower Hill State Park, on the way to Port Fairy. Here glampers can enjoy spotting a range of wildlife including emus and kangaroos while heading through lake-filled craters of an extinct volcano. A little further on, the charming village Port Fairy is famous for fishing and has a lovely, romantic vibe. The river is perfect for a stroll or spend some time exploring the beaches and walking trails along the coast.

This stop officially marks the end of the Great Ocean Road. From here, retrace your steps back home. Make sure to spend some time at the parts you missed and take even more photos at your favorite spots!


P.S. Rumor has it the towns along the Great Ocean Road offer some of the best fish and chips in the world. Glamping Hub is setting you the task of trying as many as you can during your trip—let us know where to find the best!

Accommodations near Hiking Trails in New South Wales

By Laila Outaleb

The time is now—grab your hiking boots and get ready for a unique adventure exploring the beautiful and diverse natural wonders that New South Wales has to offer.

Let us inspire you with some of the best glamping accommodations in the South East region that will have you packing your backpack in no time! Where there’s a trail, there’s a cabin—or a tent, or a yurt—so prepare to ignite the adventurer within and get ready for some fun and challenging hikes down under.

1. Beautifully Designed Eco-Cabins with Views of Blue Mountains in NSW, Australia alt

Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or just want to enjoy the views, spend your days discovering the beauty of the Blue Mountains, which is spread over a 45-kilometer route starting from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves. With trails to suit every level, enjoy the spectacular scenery and rocky ridges while retreating to this luxury cabin rental mountains and trails. Rest your feet and sit back and relax on the private deck with a glass of wine and a good book to watch the sun set behind the mountain tops.

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Glamping does not get more luxurious than this tent rental that features an outdoor shower for the ultimate jungle experience. For a more relaxed hike, take a stroll along the pristine White Sands Walk in Jervis Bay on the South Coast of NSW and adore the clear waters, scenic landscapes, and three national parks. All of this is within a few mile radius of this glamping site, perfect for you to enjoy peaceful and romantic hour-long walks with the soft ocean breeze along unspoiled beaches.

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For those who desire a more challenging hiking trail, stay in this tented cabin rental. With its close proximity to Minyon Falls and its steep inclines and a trail loop of 7.5 kilometers, you can prepare a picnic in the comfort of your glamping accommodation to enjoy it at the end of the hike, on the mountain top.

Rocky Creek Dam also boasts four hiking trails, varying from only a 20-minute walk to almost two hours, so make the most of the beautiful area that surrounds this peaceful and serene glamping site and spend each day on a new trail. This site is also an absolute dream for the kids. Featuring an on-site adventure park, your kids can spend their days swimming and sliding together—in between hikes, of course.

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This unique cave rental will provide you with stunning views of the Blue Mountains for an incredibly romantic getaway for two. Be whisked away by the peace and tranquility of this glamping accommodation, with its rock tiles and stone features. Its close proximity to some of Australia's most famous hiking attractions, including the Three Sisters, Wentworth Falls, and the Jenolan Caves, means this is a hiker’s haven after a day of trails.

Does the thought of resting your head after an adventurous day in nature, not excite you? Well, we think it should, and in this rental, you can admire as the night falls over the mountains, soothing you to sleep, ready for a new adventure the next day.


A glamping getaway is waiting for you, and we have just the place to stay, so pack your bags, grab your hiking essentials, and embark on a new adventure with loved ones at one of these gorgeous rentals all across New South Wales. From casual hiking by coastal trails to scaling the sea stacks and volcanic domes, fall in love with the great outdoors and create memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime.