If you want to reconnect with nature and disconnect from the city life — this list of the best glamping Western Australia spots is for you.
The beautiful Western Australia is known for its impressive Margaret River area, sprawling vineyards, ancient Kimberley gorge country, stunning Ningaloo Reef, wilderness islands, pearl farms, so there is a lot to explore.
Staying outdoors is an amazing experience when surrounded by such beauty. Whether you’re in an eco cabin on Dampier Peninsula’s tip, deep in the forest of Warren National Park or tucked away in a peaceful garden, there’s always something to be appreciated.
Glamping sites can be found anywhere around Western Australia. Many of those sites also offer traditional campsites, but if you like a little luxury and comfort then glamping is the go.
You can go hiking, swimming, surfing or wine tasting during the day, and then come home to the comfort of your glamping spot.
How about you get ready for an adventure, and take a look at these fantastic glamping options Western Australia has to offer?
Top 9 Unique Glamping Western Australia Spots
Whether you are planning a romantic vacation, a long weekend with your family or a family getaway, I have found some of the best glamping getaways located in Western Australia.
1. Olio Bello Lakeside Glamping
Olio Bello is a charming lakeside glamping site set on an organic olive farm in the heart of Margaret River area. Olio Bello offers one of the best glamping in WA in their luxury safari-style bungalows nestled around the lake and surrounded by beautiful nature.
The bungalows provide maximum luxury and are equipped with a private ensuite and kitchenette, AC, spacious deck, farm produce and other organic treats. Shared BBQ facilities are available on the site.
If you feel like getting out and about, you can explore the olive groves, enjoy lunch at the cafe, sample some oils, gourmet food and organic beauty products or go for a ride and explore the Margaret River area.
Guest review: “The property has amazing views of the lake and bush land. The rooms/tents were very stylish and functional with a fan and aircon. The staff were amazingly friendly and welcoming. We return almost every year since we first visited.”
2. Emma Gorge Resort at El Questro
Emma Gorge Resort is nestled in the picturesque landscape of the rocky Cockburn Ranges at Emma Gorge.
With 60 safari-style tented cabins, with en-suites, power, linen, fans and outdoor dining areas this resort is great for immersing yourself in nature and enjoying the flora and fauna of the region.
Emma Gorge Resort has a swimming pool and onsite restaurant. You can enjoy a wide range of activities, including fishing, hiking, horseback riding and more.
The breathtaking beauty of Emma Gorge is waiting for you.
Guest review: “Beautiful and serene! The rooms are comfortable and the views are hard to beat! The restaurant couldn’t be faulted!”
3. Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef
Sal Salis is an exclusive beachside safari camp hidden in the dunes of Australian’s Cape Range National Park on the shores of Ningaloo Reef.
Sal Salis is featuring 15 wilderness tents located just a few metres from the water’s edge. The tents sit on a raised platform and are fitted with a jarrah bed, cotton sheets and an en suite composting bathroom.
Sal Salis also offers amazing dining experience with meals prepared by their chefs made from local ingredients and served in the outdoor dining area with stunning views of the Indian Ocean, snorkelling and kayaking equipment equipment, a library full of books, wildlife viewing and gorge walking tours—so you literally have everything you need when staying at Sal Salis.
Guest review: “This was a once in a lifetime trip and SAN Salis lived up to my expectations. Everything about our stay was amazing. Thank you to all the staff it was such a beautiful experience. We will be back one day.”
4. Discovery Rottnest Island
Discovery Rottnest Island is an exclusive glamping eco retreat that offers accommodation in 83 luxury eco-tents on a spacious private property on a beautiful Pinky Beach with a pool, restaurant and bar.
All the tents are fully equipped with cozy beds, ensuites and private decks. You can choose between four types: Base tent with all the basics you need, Tuart tent with a kitchenette and private deck, Family tent with a separate annexe for kids and Dune tent with the stunning ocean views.
If you would like to discover the area, hiking, snorkelling and cycling are the best. Now, get ready for your Rottnest adventure.
Guest review: “The staff were excellent and the tents were really good. The food was good but the combination of location, staff, pool, bar etc was excellent. Good to see Rottnest starting to offer a premium option.”
5. Boranup Beach Chalets
Boranup Beach Chalets are located 20 minutes south of Margaret River and 10 minutes North of Augusta on a 33 acre of private land, surrounded by beautiful trees, vineyards and views of the Leeuwin Ridge.
Boranup Beach Chalets offers a variety of accommodation options available, but if you like fresh air and being closer to nature, glamping tents are your best choice.
The Boranup Glamper (sleep 2) is an elevated tent with a wooden flooring and a beautiful deck to sit and enjoy looking at Karri trees, kangaroos, cows and sheep all day long.
The Kaarridale Glamper is a beautiful bell tent that sleeps 2. Shared bathrooms with rustic toilets and a camp kitchen are situated just nearby.
While staying in the area, you are just a short drive to the spots where locals go. You can visit some of the amazing wine cellars, go fishing during salmon season, swimming or surfing on the famous Boranup Beach and so much more.
Guest review: “This place is amazing, lots of space & peace & quiet. Facilities are nice & clean, a great alternative to having to set up your own camp as everything you need is provided, you just need to arrive & sit back & enjoy.”
6. Margaret River Retreat
Located close to the National Forest in Forest Grove, Margaret River Retreat is a unique wilderness destination for all nature lovers and adventure seekers.
Margaret River Retreat offers a wide range of glamping accommodation in studio cabins and Eco Glamping tents with the access to a camp kitchen, barbecue facilities and onsite cafe.
Margaret River Retreat is close to some of the great places like local wineries, caves and beaches.
Guest review: “Such an amazing and relaxing stay! Beautiful glamping tents amongst nature and the owners were so lovely and helpful with everything. Great facilities. Not far of a drive to the beach ect! Absolutely loved our stay and will definitely be back!”
7. Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge
Located in the heart of Purnululu National Park, Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge offers an amazing glamping experience in luxury glamping tents.
You can choose between a Standard or Superior tent that comes equipped with king or twin beds, private ensuite with hot water and flushing toilet, and a private deck. The tents are located near the main lodge facilities with camp kitchen and shared dining area, but still offer plenty of privacy.
Set alongside Piccaninny Creek, Bungle Bungle Lodge is an ideal base for exploring Cathedral Gorge, The Bungle Bungle Range, Echidna Chasm and other sites of this incredible region.
Guest review: “What’s not to love in fabulous accommodation so close to the unique Bungle Bungles. A perfect spot for pampering after several months on the road. The staff were brilliant. All excellent communicators with a genuine interest in their guests, right down to providing an ice pack for a sore toe and organising a late breakfast when our helicopter flight ran over time. Highly recommended.”
8. Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm
If you’re wanting to experience a unique glamping paradise on a Kimberley Coast, this place is ideal. Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm has been a working pearl farm for over 70 years after which they’ve decided to open the doors to tourists and share their amazing place and work.
Located 200 km north of Broome on a tip of Dampier Peninsula, this place is completely secluded and accessible only by air or sea.
The farm offers a wide range of accommodation including glamping safari tents designed to have minimal impact on the surrounding environment. All tents have private ensuites and a shared camp kitchen and BBQ area.
Bayview Safari Tent and Deluxe Bayview Safari Tent (sleep 2) are overlooking waters of the Bay and are great for couples. Rainforest Safari Tent (sleep 2) and Family Safari Tent (sleep 4) are set back amongst the remnant rainforest bushland.
While staying at this stunning place you will have the opportunity to explore nearby Cape Leveque, the Buccaneer Archipelago and Horizontal Waterfalls.
Guest review: “We had an awesome 2 day stay at the Cygnet Bay pearl farm . Staff were fantastic and always helpful. Food and service was excellent. We stayed in the deluxe safari tents even though not ideal for this time of year , a little hot ,the tents are in a fantastic location and set up well . Bed was super comfy and we will definitely be coming back ”
9. WA Wilderness Glamping
Deep in the forest of Warren National Park you will find a wonderful campsite right on the banks of the Warren River.
A tent is already set up with a bed and fresh sheets, plus barbeque areas and fully-maintained cooking facilities are on-site. Just pack up your clothes and food and enjoy nature. This place is a true gem when it comes down to unwinding and getting back to basics.
In the Pemberton area you will find a large variety of activities, including fishing, exploring Warren National Park, 4WDtours, visiting wineries, restaurants and much more!
Guest review: “The whole experience was romantic, in the woods of Pemberton! We had the best time and wish we stayed longer! The lake is a 1 min walk, all facilities there and everything you needed to disconnect and retreat in nature.”
AM I MISSING ANY OF THE BEST GLAMPING WESTERN AUSTRALIA SPOTS?
Have you been glamping in Western Australia recently and stayed in awesome accommodations I didn’t mention in my list? If so, let me know in the comments, and I’d love to add them to my list.
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