You’ve seen the photos on Instagram: “glamourous camping spots all over Victoria, complete with beautiful views, luxurious amenities, and Insta-worthy decor.” But where are they all? And more importantly, which one should you pick for your next weekend away?
You’re in for a real treat, dear reader. We’ve scouted out the 12 best glamping spots in Victoria, and we’re about to share these top locations with you!
If you’re not familiar with glamping, it’s basically camping but with all the amenities of home. From secluded cottages overlooking the ocean to cosy yurts nestled in the forest, there’s something for everyone. So whether you’re an outdoorsy type or not, there’s definitely a glamping spot for you!
Without further ado, let’s jump right into the list!
Sheltered Glamping Co.
Dazzle yourself with the Milky Way stars from the comfort of your own private glamping tent on Victoria’s famous Phillip Island. Sheltered from city lights, the Sheltered Glamping Co. offers the perfect combination of sustainability and luxury to help you escape the hustle and bustle of your everyday life.
With only ten tents set on a 10-acre property, you’ll be able to enjoy all the peace and quiet that this majestic island has to offer. And when you’re ready to explore, you’re only a short walk away from one of the most pristine beaches on Phillip Island!
Choose from Galapagos, Adelie, Emperor, and Gentoo tent Airbnb accommodations, each named after a different type of penguin to showcase the unique wildlife that Phillip Island is known for.
Each serene glamping tent comes with an opulent king/queen-sized bed, cosy blankets, USB charging ports, warm lighting, a heater, a quality music speaker, and a range of teas and coffee. Easy access to an outdoor heated shower and a composting toilet is also available for all guests.
Whether you gaze up at the Milky Way or count shooting stars before dozing off in your comfy tent, glamping at Sheltered Glamping Co. is an experience you’ll never forget! Book your stay today for unforgettable glamping in Victoria.
Set high in the Strzelecki Ranges with a view of Mt. Baw Baw, you are immediately enveloped in the serenity of the wilderness as soon as you arrive at Mirador Springs. From your unique and beautiful glamping tent, you’ll be able to look out over the valley as you enjoy all the creature comforts this luxurious property offers.
Offering one of the best glamping accommodations in Victoria, the majestic gardens at Mirador Springs were first built by well-known regional artist Reg Fazzini in the early 1970s and serve as the foundation for the entire property.
Inside, you will be taken on an extraordinary journey through this hidden paradise by the expansive lawns, tier-structured paths, natural spring, and breathtaking views that are all marvellously intertwined.
Each accommodation selection exudes a subtle grandeur that will put you at ease as soon as you arrive. Your senses will be enthralled with fine linens, exquisite robes, and high-end amenities whether you select The Cottage with its rustic chic appeal or the bespoke and enchanting Glamping Tent equipped with its own private bath house.
Whether you explore the 15 acres of botanical gardens and winding walks, spend the afternoon reading by the spring, play with the highly entertaining miniature donkeys, or just enjoy the breathtaking view as the sun sets, whatever you decide will enliven your spirit and gratify your senses.
A stay at Mirador Springs is a luxury camping experience you’ll never forget! So come and book your staytoday at this unique and magical property.
Want to experience something wild? Something really wild? Then come and take advantage of the one-of-a-kind, all-inclusive Slumber Safari and fully immerse yourself in the fantastical world of one of the best wilderness retreats in Australia, the Werribee Open Range Zoo.
Just 45 minutes from the CBD, the Werribee Open Range Zoo covers 225 hectares (560 acres) of diverse landscapes and is home to hundreds of animals from all over Africa, including rhinos, lions, and zebras! And with the Slumber Safari, you can stay overnight in one of their 8 African- style cabins, complete with a private ensuite, queen-sized bed, and velvety blankets to keep you cosy all night long.
Not only will you have the opportunity to learn about the majestic animals that call the Werribee Open Range Zoo home, but you’ll also be able to learn about the zoo’s incredible conservation efforts that are helping to protect endangered species all over the world.
Included in your Slumber Safari are a number of fun and educational activities, like behind-the-scenes tours, informative talks from the zoo keepers, and a special African-inspired breakfast & dinner, all of which will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation for the natural world.
And, of course, no trip to the Werribee Open Range Zoo would be complete without a visit to the African Savannah, where you can get up close and personal with some of the most iconic animals on the planet!
It’s an experience you won’t want to miss, so book your stay today and get ready for a wild African adventure!
Start your journey to hushed relaxation deep in the Mornington Peninsula’s hinterland. Settle in and enjoy a blissful night’s sleep at the Peninsula Hot Springs‘ luxurious glamping accommodation, where every detail has been designed to give you the ultimate comfort and pleasure.
Wake up to a sumptuous breakfast, then spend the day pampered with a massage or treatment at the blissful on-site Spa Dreaming Centre. Or, if you’re feeling more adventurous, take a dip in one of the many natural geothermal heated pools, or explore the picturesque walking trails that wind through the property.
As the day comes to an end, retire to your comfortable glamping tent and snug into your plush, fresh linen while you listen to the harmonious sounds of the natural springs. It’s the perfect way to end a perfect day.
From traditional Hamam steam baths to the healing powers of the infrared sauna, the Peninsula Hot Springs has something for everyone. And with a range of accommodation options to suit every budget and need, it’s the perfect place to escape the exuberance of city life and reconnect with nature.
Peninsula Hot Springs is an oasis of calm and beauty, and a stay here is an experience you’ll never forget. So book your stay today and let the relaxation begin!
The Inverloch Glamping Co. combines upscale, modern comfort with the presence of nature, making it ideal for a weekend trip or extended vacation. This ultimate glamping vacation allows you to have a real camping experience while staying in luxurious accommodations with everything you need.
Choose between cabins, cosy tents, or camp kitchen glamping, all of which are designed to give you the best possible experience. Each option comes with its own private ensuite, king/queen-sized bed, and verandah with stunning views. From shining and shimmering stars at night to the sound of waves crashing on the shore, you’ll be able to appreciate nature like never before.
During the day, take advantage of the property’s stunning location on the Bass Coast and explore all that the area has to offer. Go for a swim at one of the nearby beaches, surf the world-famous waves, or just relax by your private fireplace and take in the incredible night sky.
And when you’re ready to retire for the evening, you’ll be able to snuggle into your comfy bed and drift off to sleep, dreaming of all the adventures you’ll go on tomorrow.
If you’re looking for a glamping experience that combines the best of both worlds, look no further than The Inverloch Glamping Co. Book your stay today and get ready to enjoy all that nature has to offer!
Experience the different tastes of glamping with Getaway Glamping. This ‘glamorous’ retreat brings you the best of both worlds, the chance to enjoy all the fun and excitement of camping while still having all the comforts of home.
Formerly known as Phillip Island Glamping, Getaway Glamping offers an entirely new glamping getaway. Instead of going to a traditional campground, they bring the campground to you. That means no more huge setup; just pack your overnight bag, hop in the car, and be on your way to a memorable getaway.
Just choose your location, and they’ll set everything up for you, including your very own bell tent, complete with a queen-sized bed, warm beddings (quilts, blankets, throw rugs & pillows), fan in the summer or electric heater in the winter, outdoor table & two lounge chairs, and many other home comforts.
Servicing the Mornington Peninsula and up to 30km from Mornington, they’re the perfect option for a romantic getaway, family vacation, or even a girls’ weekend. So whether you’re looking to get back to nature or just want to try something new, Getaway Glamping is the perfect option for you.
Located on the outskirts of Lederderg State Park, Garden Beds Glamping is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate after a day of hiking. Enjoy a glass or two of wine in this gorgeous location, complete with a charming lake and rolling hills.
ou can get here from Melbourne in under two hours and Grampians National Park in under three hours, making it a great weekend getaway or destination for a spontaneous trip. Free breakfast, free wifi, toiletries, towels, and a kitchenette (not your usual camp kitchen) with a dishwasher are all provided to guests.
Choose from six billowing bell tents: the Blackwood, Wurundjeri, Ranger, Banksia, Garnett, and Monterey – all of which have been thoughtfully furnished and include a queen-size bed, plush bed linen, and a private ensuite. Each tent also has its own outdoor area with a table and chairs, perfect for enjoying the beautiful lush surroundings.
Garden Beds Glamping is the perfect place to reconnect with nature and recharge your batteries. Book your stay today!
Looking for a unique holiday experience that the whole family will remember? Or maybe you’re searching for a romantic getaway destination? Either way, BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park is sure to mesmerise and delight. With breathtaking views of the Castlemaine Botanical Gardens from your private wooden deck, these glamping tents have everything you need to make your stay perfect.
Each tent includes a four-poster queen bed, a sleeping nook for the kids with two single mattresses (which can turn into a cosy day bed or an additional double), an extra trundle bed and a camp bed, both suitable for children, as well as a fully equipped kitchenette and dining area. The living room has luxurious rustic details like quality linens, cushions, rugs and lighting– plus a large sofa and coffee table. And finally, there’s also split-system heating and cooling to ensure you’re comfortable no matter what time of year it is!
One of the best features is a freestanding claw-foot bathtub on an enormous, beautiful deck. You can enjoy picturesque views while relaxing in the tub – it’s pure bliss. And since BIG4Castlemaine offers plenty of amenities, Mill Precinct is right across the road, and Castlemaine’s finest attractions are only a short walk away.
Whether you’re planning a family holiday, a romantic getaway, or just a weekend away with friends, BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park has you covered. Book your stay today!
Unwind in your own personal bell tent at Mansfield Glamping, just a short five minutes from the town of Mansfield and two hours away from Melbourne’s outskirts. With beautiful countryside views all around you and a cosy fire to snuggle up next to, not to mention being able to cook outdoors on the BBQ, this is glamping at its finest!
Nestled in a picturesque, rustic country setting in High Country Mansfield, Victoria, this bespoke glamping site offers eight tastefully furnished bell tents with easy access to the great outdoors and beautiful restroom facilities, including a fully accessible bathroom.
Each tent has easy access to the outdoor country kitchen, where you can whip up a BBQ feast or prepare platters to share at the main banquet table. In the evenings, unwind by their distinctive fire pit or sprawl out under the night sky on a plush day bed.
Whether you want to bring the family for a weekend away or are planning a luxury romantic getaway, Mansfield Glamping has everything you need to make your stay perfect. Book your stay today and marvel at the beauty of nature!
Perched behind the cliff tops of the acclaimed Twelve Apostles overlooking the Southern Ocean, Pebble Point is a luxury glamping destination like no other. From your Safari-style tent, you’ll be treated to stunning panoramic views of the coastline as well as an up-close and personal look at the unique limestone formations that make this area so special.
Pebble Point’s six deluxe safari tents are all outfitted with top-of-the-line amenities, including a king-size bed with a pure and organic latex mattress, a luxurious ensuite bathroom, and a private deck. With floor-to-ceiling windows that provide panoramic views of the sea and coastline, these modern tents are the perfect place to unwind and relax.
One of the best things about staying at Pebble Point is getting to experience nature up close, including going on spectacular walks, seeing migrating southern right whales, and visiting secluded beaches. On the property, you might be lucky enough to spot a agile black-shouldered kite hunting for prey or adorable swamp wallaby. You may even see a charming echidna!
The retreat has done everything possible to ensure you’ll return feeling revitalised while minimising their environmental impact. With electric blankets, hot water bottles, electric fans and sea breezes used to keep things comfortable, your stay will be eco-friendly and comfortable.
Pebble Point is the perfect place for those who want to get away from it all and experience nature at its finest. Book your staytoday and connect with the natural world like never before!
Take a break and enjoy the unique opportunities to commune with nature at Iluka Retreat, set amidst beautiful rolling hills in the Mornington Peninsula Hinterland. Your canvas bell tent awaits you, comfortably appointed and overlooking the lake and wetlands. Reconnect with your significant other or spend some quality time with family while you relax surrounded by natural beauty.
Iluka Retreat is a scenic haven on 36 acres on the Mornington Peninsula Hinterland. It is situated on the Boon Wurrung/Bunurong territory of the Kulin Nation and reflects the natural surroundings with its undulating hills, breathtaking views, and indigenous flora and fauna. A wonderfully unique setting for a celebration, unwinding, gathering with loved ones and getting back in touch with nature. It is the ideal location for taking in the tranquil, natural rhythms of the landscape.
Breathtakingly beautiful hilltops, peaceful sunset walks, and a freshwater lake are all available at the Retreat. You can participate in several games and activities there, like the Initiative Games, Team Building, Challenge Valley Obstacle Course, and Orienteering. Canoeing and stand-up paddling on the lake are great ways to get some fresh air and exercise, but if you prefer to stay indoors, you may choose a variety of pilates, yoga, and dance classes (Perfect for large groups who book in advance).
Choose to splurge your evening watching the sunset while snuggling up to your own private fireside (added charge and subject to weather and season), or schedule an activity with Bayplay Adventure Tours to make your afternoons as leisurely or action-packed as you choose!
Iluka Retreat provides a serene setting for creating special memories, whether you’re planning a relaxing weekend away, getting together with friends and family, conducting a wellness retreat, or exploring a new area. Book your stay today and let the natural beauty of Iluka Retreat enchant you!
Last but not least on our list of the best glamping spots in Victoria is Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley. Tucked away in the picturesque Yarra Valley, this luxury glamping site offers stunning views of the valley, Dandenong ranges, and the surrounding countryside.
Balgownie Estate has won numerous accolades for its vineyard, accommodation facilities, restaurant/bar, cellar door, and spa. A fantastic location for exploring Melbourne’s Yarra Valley, about an hour from Melbourne’s CBD and the Tullamarine Airport and 5 minutes from the heart of Yarra Glen.
With 70 rooms and suites and an excellent location for exploring everything the area has to offer, Balowanie is perfect for any occasion – whether it’s a business conference or retreat, a wedding party, a family vacation, or just a romantic getaway.
The intimate queen rooms and open king garden terrace rooms are perfect for a couples getaway, while the classic one and two-bedroom spa suites feature everything you need for a relaxing staycation. For something extra special, book one of the fully refurbished deluxe spa suites or entertain in style in the fully self-contained Director’s suite.
Ultimately, the brand-new Restaurant 1309 is the jewel in the crown of this picturesque venue. From Balgownie cocktails and wines to fancy Australian cuisine, this is one restaurant you definitely don’t want to miss.
Whether you’re planning a short getaway or a more extended vacation, glamping at Balgownie Estate Yarra Valley is the perfect way to experience all that this beautiful region has to offer!
While there are many wonderful glamping sites all over the world, we’ve really only scratched the surface when it comes to the best glamping accommodation in Victoria. From breathtaking coastal views to secluded forests and everything in between, Victoria is a glamping hub just waiting to be explored. So what are you waiting for? Grab your camping gear and head on out to one of these incredible locations!
If you need some guidance deciding on the best glamping destination for your next trip or hiring a campervan to get there, contact our team at Travellers Autobarn. We’re always excited to chat about camping and help plan out your next adventure!
Bastian is the Sales & Marketing Manager here at Travellers Autobarn. He holds a Master of Commerce in Marketing and International Business Management, and 20+ years experience in campervan hire, road trips and travel.