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Aus qld cairns fitzroy island
Auz bamurru plains wild bush luxury safari 4 family luxury
Aus adelaide hills winery
Auz bamurru plains wild bush luxury safari 2 family luxury
Unforgettable tailor-made holidays

Experience Australia in absolute luxury

Australia is a world-class destination for travellers seeking an extraordinary luxury holiday. A place brimming with elusive nature and wildlife, friendly locals, hidden gems, and a banquet of culinary delights.

Experience the luxurious Australian lifestyle

Stay at exclusive places where nature blends into your surroundings flawlessly. Uncover a collection of rare and indigenous experiences. Indulge in all the splendour and authenticity that Australia has to offer. Go on a bespoke journey and enjoy all the things you love.

Did you know? Australia has over 60 wine regions to explore
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Luxury is not materialistic, it is something that will take you on a unique journey
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If you seek once-in-a-lifetime experiences, Queensland is an absolute tropical paradise. Discover 1711 beaches, 1955 islands, the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest, unique wildlife, Port Douglas, the Whitsundays, and much more. Stay at the most beautiful luxury resorts and boutique accommodations. Take a trip out of the ordinary and uncover the natural treasures of Queensland.

Be enchanted by Hamilton Island
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Escape to the sunshine state of Australia and enjoy the Great Barrier Reef
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Experience the tropical beauty of Lizard Island

Encounter a tropical oasis that lays on the most northerly point of the Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island. Lose yourself in this hidden treasure, a place where you can discover 24 white pearled sandy beaches. Lizard Island Resort is the only resort located in the 1013 hectare national park.

Spend your days exploring the clear turquoise waters by snorkelling or have a go at some stand-up paddleboarding. The island has fresh local food from the coast and the menu is inspired by the melting pot of different cultures in the area.

Lizard Island is one of Queensland's best kept secrets
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Enjoy seclusion and sunshine at Lizard Island with the Great Barrier Reef at your backdoor
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Lose yourself on a tropical island in the majestic Whitsundays at Qualia

The word Qualia means a collection of sensory experiences. This luxury resort was designed by architect Chris Beckingham, and he captured a sensory experience of absolute relaxation with a distinct Australian design, surrounded by native eucalyptus.

The individually designed pavilions are furnished with fabrics and patterns inspired by nature. The property boasts private sun decks and infinity plunge pools that overlook the sea. Spend your day snorkelling and wandering through the Australian bush. Then spend your evenings devouring fine local and contemporary cuisine.

Enjoy unforgettable dining experiences
Hamilton Island view of the pool
The Pacific Ocean is your backyard

Northern Territory

Discover the jewels of the Northern Territory, from the Top End of Australia to Litchfield National Park, Katherine Gorge, and the Red Centre. Featuring Australia's largest national park - Kakadu, the large monolith of Uluru, Kata Tjuta/ Mount Olga, the vibrant city of Darwin, the friendly town of Alice Springs, and much more. There are so many one-of-a-kind experiences in this special and unique part of Australia.

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Watch the sunset over the desert landscape in Australia
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Surround yourself with Australia's finest nature

Discover a luxury desert oasis at Longitude 131

Located in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in the heart of the Red Centre, overlooking the vastness of Uluru. This property boasts a semi-arid climate, a rugged outback landscape, and is rich in Indigenous culture. The resort features wide open spaces with a natural and sleek design that blends into the primitive landscape. Unwind in the lounge area of the lodge and look out at the ever-changing colours of the environment.

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Wake up to one of the best views in Australia
Marvel at a blanket of stars by the fire every evening
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Immerse yourself in a phenomenal wilderness adventure

Experience authentic Australia at Bamurru Plains Wild Bush Luxury. Nestled on the edge of Kakadu National Park, just three hours from Darwin in the Northern Territory. Be captivated by a biodiverse nature reserve featuring coastal floodplains and savanna woodlands on an impressive 300 square-kilometres.

A place where 2000 species of plants thrive, flatback turtles rest and saltwater crocodiles lurk. Marvel at a diverse range of animals including brumbies, buffalo, dingos, and wallabies. During your stay, the Bamurru Plains chefs will prepare you contemporary Australian cuisine. Enjoy native and locally sourced produce!

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Accommodation that connects you to nature
Have close encounters with weird and wonderful wildlife

New South Wales

Explore world-class wineries, 892 stunning beaches, charming country towns, friendly seaside towns, the glamour of Sydney, the spectacular Blue Mountains, and much more. New South Wales is an ideal destination for travellers who seek the finer things in life with a great assortment of culinary escapes and untouched nature.

Discover the famous Bondi Beach in Sydney
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Pop by Byron Bay and soak up the beach vibes
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Stay at one of Australia's most exclusive hotels

The Park Hyatt Sydney is one of the most luxurious five-star hotels in Sydney and in all of Australia. Its location is truly unique: right in the historic district of The Rocks. Nestled between the famous Opera House and the equally famous Harbour Bridge, and overlooking one of the most beautiful harbours in the world.

As a guest of the Park Hyatt Sydney, you can enjoy 24-hour butler service and 24-hour room service. You can also relax in the heated swimming pool with a jacuzzi, in the fitness and massage rooms, and on the sun deck on the hotel's roof. In the Dining Room, you can enjoy dishes created by Chef Franck Detrait and his staff, drawing on the best of Australian and European cuisine.

The Park Hyatt is perfectly located in Sydney
Enjoy one of the best views of Australia

Revel in the wonder of the Greater Blue Mountains

Uncover the secrets of Australia during your stay at Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort. This enchanting resort is located two and a half hours from Sydney on the Great Dividing Range. The Wolgan Valley is 26 kilometres long, 7 kilometres wide and takes up 1% of a 7000-acre conservation and wildlife reserve. Featuring mint-scented eucalypt forests and free-roaming wallabies and kangaroos. Discover hills, creeks and ridgelines on horseback or go on a wildlife safari and embrace the calming environment.

Soak up panoramic views of Wolgan Valley while taking a dip in your private temperature-controlled swimming pool. Relax in the warm earthy tones and natural styled decor. Get cosy by the fire with a book, take a bubble bath and feel rejuvenated in the Australian wilderness. Cook with some regional produce in your gourmet kitchen.

Wolgan valley private pool view
Enjoy your own private swimming pool
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Relax in beautiful spaces that make you feel at home

Escape the mainland and uncover the secrets of Lord Howe Island

Capella Lodge is located on Lover’s Bay, a tiny beach that is 600 kilometres east of Port Macquarie. A little gem that boasts stunning views of the ocean, a turquoise lagoon and is home to the most southern coral reef. Soak up views of the peaks of Mount Gower and Lidgbird, glorious mountains that are smothered in green nature.

The island is 11 kilometres long and barely 2 kilometres wide. This boutique-style property has all the elements to ensure you leave feeling rejuvenated. Relax in your lounge area or get some fresh island air on your private outdoor deck.

Lord Howe Island is truly a paradise
Swim in the crystal clear waters
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Visit Victoria, one of Australia's most stylish and sophisticated states. Oozing with culture, there are plenty of great things to do and see in this part of the country. Go wine tasting at some of the best wineries in Australia. Conquer one of the world's most spectacular scenic drives, the Great Ocean Road. Or simply soak up the local lifestyle at a charming seaside town.

Soak up the beach vibes at St Kilda
Enjoy the views along the Great Ocean Road
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Unravel the 26th largest island in the world, Tasmania. Featuring 19 national parks, gourmet experiences, wineries, 1617 beautiful beaches, unique wildlife, and much more. Follow wine trails, go hiking or simply indulge at one of Australia's luxury hotels. And if you're lucky, you may spot a Tasmanian devil!

Binalong Bay is a must-do!
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Enjoy culinary experiences in Tasmania
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An ultra-luxe lodge nestled in nature

Saffire Freycinet is a luxurious lodge set in a stunning location on Tasmania's east coast, just two and a half hours by car from Hobart and two hours from Launceston. Saffire Freycinet is where you can enjoy Freycinet National Park and Wineglass Bay undisturbed.

The lodge also offers unforgettable culinary experiences and relaxing afternoons in the spa. No wonder Saffire Freycinet has been voted one of the finest hotel accommodations in the world. Enjoy the plunge pool in your private courtyard and the beautiful view from your veranda.

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Saffire Freycinet is a stunning part of Tasmania
A view of a bed and sitting area with a beautiful view of ocean and mountains
Enjoy floor-to-ceiling views

South Australia

Discover no less than 300 national parks, over 700 wineries, and almost 2000 beaches in South Australia. This beautiful part of Australia is filled with many surprises and is waiting to be explored. From the natural beauty on Kangaroo Island, a gourmet escape, Barossa Valley to the amazing produce found at the Adelaide Central Markets and the fruitful vines of McLaren Vale.

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Have close encounters with marine wildlife at Kangaroo Island
With over 20 beaches, Adelaide is an ideal holiday destination
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Immerse yourself in a wild bush story during your stay at Akraba

Nestled in the landscape of Flinders Range, a sheep farm set on 59,305 acres, dating back to 1850. The accommodation was fully restored in 2009, preserving its historic character and charm.

You will stay in one of the five guest rooms, each named after the first explorers of Flinders Ranges and the owners of Arkaba. Your room features Rosie Woodford-Ganf art, air-conditioning, a bathroom, and a veranda.

In the immediate vicinity, you can take long walks and visit the crescent-shaped rock formation of Wilpena Pound. During your stay, all of your meals, beverages, and daily-guided activities are included. The expert field guides will tell you about the geological history, flora and fauna, and pastoral heritage of this region during several 4WD tours and guided walks.

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Stay at a luxury homestead located in the Flinders Ranges
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Dine in style with the Australian outback as your backdrop

Western Australia

With an area of 2.646 million square kilometres, Western Australia is the largest state in Australia. Here, you will find many natural treasures such as pink lakes, coral reefs, national parks, friendly locals, charming seaside towns, and much more. Relish in an array of fruitful wineries, world-class restaurants, and once-in-a-lifetime culinary experiences.

Visit the pink Hutt Lagoon near Port Gregory in Western Australia
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Savour the local flavours of Margaret River


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We'll take the time to get to know you to match your fully bespoke holiday with your pace, your interests, and anything you desire. Combined with first-hand, local knowledge, you'll receive a mapped out itinerary from us - but the process isn't done until you are 100% satisfied. We take care of every detail, so you can focus on relaxing, rejuvenating and reconnecting with yourself and the world around you. Get in touch to get started now.

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  • A well-designed holiday, just for you
  • Small-scale accommodations run by friendly local hosts
  • Carefully recommended activities based on your interests
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At TravelEssence, we specialise in crafting custom-made holidays that take you off the beaten path and create memories to last a lifetime. We believe in connecting with the heart and soul of a place, introducing you to the locals who call it home. Engage in conversations with fascinating individuals who will share their stories, traditions, and way of life, leaving an indelible mark on your journey.