Feel the powerful presence of Uluru, one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, as soon as you lay eyes on it. At 348 metres high, Uluru is not only one of the world’s largest monoliths, but a deeply spiritual place for the local Aboriginal people, the Anangu. Discover why the heart of the ‘Red Centre’ is a treasure waiting to be discovered.
With views direct to Uluru and across the desert to Kata Tjuta, Longitude 131˚ is Australia’s most celebrated luxury camp. Dotted among the red-rust dunes of the Central Desert are sixteen tented pavilions, each offering connection with the outback landscape and its heritage as well as a glamorous base from which to explore the incredible Red Centre.
Ahh North Queensland, where any hour is cocktail hour and the laid-back coastal vibe becomes ingrained in the sea-breeze. Cairns and Port Douglas are the springboard to the best of the region offers – historic rainforests, luxurious resorts and of course, the majestic Great Barrier Reef.
Nestled amid white-sand beaches and verdant tropical gardens, Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Port Douglas is a stunning five-star hotel in North Queensland. Take advantage of its location near two UNESCO World Heritage sites – the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest – and enjoy intimate access to some of Australia’s most dazzling destinations.
Towering ancient cliffs and deep craters border dusty red roads and provide a little Outback Australia. Kati Thanda–Lake Eyre is spectacular from the air or you can drive along the Aboriginal Dreaming Trail. Marvel at Wilpena Pound, a large amphitheatre created through erosion over millions of years and be surrounded by ancient mountain ranges, spectacular gorges and sheltered creeks.
Arkaba in the Flinders Ranges is part of luxury lodges of Australia set on a 259 hectare property. A one-time sheep farming homestead set in 59,305 acres. The 1851-built farmhouse, with its pressed metal ceilings, cool flagstone floors beneath shady verandahs, small library, open fires for frosty winters and sisal-covered bedroom floors sleeps just 10 guests.
Tasmania’s north is a feast of historic streetscapes and heritage estates, rich farmland, premier cool-climate wines, fresh produce and a haven for designers and craft makers eager to talk about their work. Launceston is a vibrant hub for food, wine and culture. The region also has some incredible outdoor activities, offering a great range of activities.
The unique Peppers Silo Hotel is located on the banks of the Tamar River, combining stunning views, historic charm and cutting-edge design and technology. Dating back to the 1960’s, the heritage building which spanned 35 metres and contained grain in four large silos, is now an iconic landmark converted into a sophisticated 9 storey hotel with 108 room.
Right beside the barren red soils of the Cape Range lies the turquoise lagoons of Ningaloo Reef, heaving with life and home to some of the world’s most incredible marine creatures
Where the outback meets the reef, Sal Salis offers 15 luxury wilderness tents nestled amongst the dunes overlooking Ningaloo Reef..