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STAFF PICKS: BEST GLAMPING SPOTS, SHORT DRIVE FROM NEWCASTLE.

by : Katrina Sandie | Design Consultant, Tailored HQ

With the autumn months creeping upon us, it’s a great time to think of taking that well deserved weekend break to soak up this fresh crisp air! Think luscious green paddocks, long quiet walks, roasting marshmallows on over a crackling fire, sitting under the night sky with blankets of stars, and finishing a day off with a local vintage Shiraz! Just heaven!

We have done the hard research and put together some of our favourite luxury glamping staff picks below to get you re-energized for the next season. You might even get some décor tips whilst you are engulfed in these gorgeous places!! No need to say it… you are welcome!

Bubble Tent | Mudgee, NSW | 2 people, From $370/night

Immerse yourself completely in nature by staying off-grid in a pop-up glamping tent situated on a secluded part of a 1000+ acre working farm and nestled between Lithgow and Mudgee. This property overlooks the second biggest canyon in the world and also doubles as one of the 50 IBA (Important Bird Area) sanctuaries around the globe for bird watching! Click here for more information.

Isobella Tiny House | Wollongong, NSW | 2 nights, 2 people from $487

Nestled in the bush near Nan Tien Temple, Isabella Tiny House is a gorgeous sanctuary not too far from Wollongong. The guest house is close to several noted attractions, notably the infamous Wollongong Botanic Gardens. Spend the day checking out the local beaches and cafes, then put your feet up with an outdoors campfire to ease into the night! Click here for more information.

Paperbark Camp| Jervis Bay, NSW |From $595 per night

This place has everything and more than you could want in a weekend escape! This is a trendy, safari-style glamping experience offering fun activities at your fingertips such as kayaking, snorkeling, and forest tracks. Finish your stay by organizing an in-tent beauty treatment before heading to the beautifully decorated restaurant and bar located onsite. Really, what more could you wish for?!Click here for more information.

Donnybrook Eco Camp | Hunter Valley, NSW | From $215 per night


Enjoy your own luxury permanent tent overlooking a lovely dam where the local ducks swim. With spectacular sunrises and gorgeous rural views, it is an innovative way to enjoy nature whilst still treading lightly on the environment.

With a piping hot shower in the ensuite, basic self-catering facilities and fresh farm supplies for breakfasts, you will find the perfect base to explore the local wineries, art galleries or ride bikes along picturesque country roads.

This property boasts 100 acres providing the opportunity to walk, kayak down the river, or simple watch the sheep, miniature goats, chickens and ducks while throwing a line in the dam and enjoying the view. Click here for more information.