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A selection of our favourite places to stay in Australia

Bamurru Plains – Kakadu NP, Northern Territory

Wilderness Luxe in the top end

Bamurru Plains exudes ‘Wild Bush Luxury’ and brings a touch of style to this remote and beautiful wilderness. Nine safari bungalows overlook the floodplains frequented by a myriad of bird and animal life and provide a cool and relaxing retreat - the perfect spot from which to explore the NT's ancient land. Read More

Arkaba Homestead – Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Wild Bush Luxe

An ancient landscape sculpted by millions of years of geological activity, the Ikara-Flinders Ranges offers some of Australia’s most striking outback scenery. Arkaba’s former sheep station turned thriving wildlife conservancy offers native wildlife, Adnamatna culture and rugged luxury to just a handful of guests. Read More

El Questro Homestead – The Kimberley, Western Australia

Kimberley exclusive escape

At almost 700,000 acres in size, El Questro is one of the world's last true frontiers with rugged sandstone ranges, gorges, waterfalls and abundant wildlife. The Homestead is an exclusive retreat situated atop the Chamberlain Gorge with stunning views across the landscape.
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Bullo River Station – Bullo River, Northern Territory

Old fashioned frontier hospitality

Set in a pristine landscape, defined by the Victoria and Bullo rivers and carved by waterfalls and gorges, Bullo River Station is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful cattle stations in Australia. Embracing the spirit of outback hospitality, it offers guests a ‘frontier Australia’ experience with all the warmth and homeliness of a stay with old friends. Read More

Mt Mulligan – Far North Queensland

Rugged Outback Luxury

Set against its sandstone namesake, Mt Mulligan rests in the rugged red dirt country of Far North Queensland, 160km northwest of Cairns. Set on a 28,000-hectare working cattle station that bears the marks of the historic gold and coal rush, is a remote outback retreat offering heritage, adventure and laid-back luxury. Read More

Sal Salis – Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

Barefoot luxury on the edge of Ningaloo Reef

Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef is a remote, beachside safari camp nestled in the dunes of Western Australia’s Cape Range National Park - expect a red kangaroo grazing amongst the dunes or a humpback whale breaching just offshore. With just 9 wilderness tents, Sal Salis ensures an exclusive ‘barefoot luxury’ experience. Read More

Kimberley Coastal Camp – Kimberley, Western Australia

Barefoot beachfront paradise

Kimberley Coastal Camp is nestled on the pristine shores of the Admiralty Gulf in the heart of the great Kimberley wilderness. With no set itineraries, days are spent fishing, discovering rock art and exploring deserted islands at your leisure, miles and miles from civilisation. Barefoot, beachfront luxe! Read More

Haggerstone Island – Far North Queensland

Ultimate far flung escape

A unique destination in tropical Far North Queensland, Haggerstone Island is one of the most remote private islands in Australia. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, the island is teeming with fish and boasts some of the most magnificent coral gardens in the world. Read More

Daintree Ecolodge – Daintree Rainforest, Queensland

Queensland Rainforest retreat

Daintree Ecolodge is the only boutique accommodation in the World-Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest. Wake up to the sound of the birds, discover the lodge's private waterfall and walk through the enchanting rainforest for the perfect eco-escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Read More

Cobourg Coastal Camp – Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory

Glamping in untouched wilderness

Nestled amongst savannah bushland Cobourg Coastal Camp offers a unique ‘glamping’ and wilderness experience within one of the most untouched regions of the Northern Territory; the Cobourg Peninsula. Renowned as a world class blue water fishing destination, Cobourg is abundant in some truly amazing marine life. Read More

Orpheus Island – Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

Pure Island Escapism

This all-inclusive, private island lodge provides unrivalled access to exclusive, untouched areas of the Great Barrier Reef. Unwind and soak in the idyllic surrounds by the spa or infinity pool, or immerse yourself in an enchanting water wonderland as you explore all that this island and location has to offer whilst enjoy barefoot luxury at its finest! Read More

Silky Oaks Lodge – Daintree Rainforest, Queensland

Rainforest hideaway

Silky Oaks lodge is perfectly positioned to connect guests with the region's extraordinary wilderness areas, from the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest & Great Barrier Reef, all the way through to Cape Tribulation. The lodge itself is elegantly furnished and offers contemporary accommodation amidst a lush rainforest setting.
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Capella Lodge – Lord Howe Island, NSW

Tranquil Island Oasis

Boasting spectacular views of the ocean, subtropical reef and rolling green pastures, Capella Lodge is Lord Howe Island's premium luxury retreat, offering the ultimate island castaway escape. Nine island-style guest suites offer a relaxed, barefoot luxury vibe and with fine dining and a wealth of activities on offer, Capella is the perfect base to explore Lord Howe's pristine natural environment. Read More

Lizard Island Resort

Tropical Island Retreat | Far North Queensland Australia

As the northern-most resort on the Great Barrier Reef and the only one located on a 1,013-hectare National Park, Lizard Island feels truly secluded from the rest of the world, despite being just a one hour flight from Cairns. Read More

Davidson‘s Safari Lodge – Mt Borradaile, Northern Territory

Eco Arnhemland

Davidson's Arnhemland Safaris take place at Mt Borradaile - a registered Aboriginal sacred site of over 700 sq-km nestled against the Arnhem Land escarpment. With no public access, safaris here are exclusive and peaceful, providing a deep connection to the land and its people. Read More
Bamurru Plains – Kakadu NP, Northern Territory
Arkaba Homestead – Flinders Ranges, South Australia
El Questro Homestead – The Kimberley, Western Australia
Bullo River Station – Bullo River, Northern Territory
Mt Mulligan – Far North Queensland
Sal Salis – Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia
Kimberley Coastal Camp – Kimberley, Western Australia
Haggerstone Island – Far North Queensland
Daintree Ecolodge – Daintree Rainforest, Queensland
Cobourg Coastal Camp – Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory
Orpheus Island – Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
Silky Oaks Lodge – Daintree Rainforest, Queensland
Capella Lodge – Lord Howe Island, NSW
Lizard Island Resort
Davidson‘s Safari Lodge – Mt Borradaile, Northern Territory

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Elizabeth Mackintosh

Julia you did a fantastic job - everything was first class. Well organised, efficient and stress free. We all agreed it was the best holiday we've ever had. Cant wait to travel with CSC again.

Milford family

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Kim & Brad Balance

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Rowntree family

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Melanie McMillan & Iain Jones

We loved it all. Our son wants to go back tomorrow. We would ALL go back again!

Laurence & Remi Cunningham

An amazing experience - the best family holiday we have ever had. We were extremely impressed by the meticulous attention to our itinerary. I can't speak highly enough of all the elements of this exciting journey!

Sheryl & Robert Taylor

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Paul Cozzi

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Jane & Robert Happell

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Tim Bradley

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Buckingham Family

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Emma Jeffcoat

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Simon & Jackie Adams

Classic Safari Company has done it again! A unique experience that ticked all the boxes - wildlife, culture and dining experience. A dream come true!

Ros Wheeler

Their experience and knowledge of Africa is evident and we couldn't have been happier with the total package. This has given us a taste for Africa - now we are ready for more.

Andrew & Pip Stevens

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Miriam & Joseph Harrison

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Ron & Alison Guthrie

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Di & Kingsley Yates

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Annette Whiley

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Jo-anne & Dean Mifsud

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The McGowan Tribe

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Judith & Roger Williams

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