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There are all different types of vacations you can try. Sometimes it’s great to get back to the basics and simply go camping or even on a backpacking adventure. Other times, you might fancy something a little more comfortable and upmarket, a memorable and fun experience that also includes a little luxury. After all, a holiday is usually an escape from the everyday, so you don’t want it to feel like hard work.


This article is going to highlight four luxury escapes and luxury getaways you need to try, where you get the thrill of adventure combined with luxurious surroundings.

Luxury Escapes You Need To Try

#1 – Explore QLD’s outback in style at Mt Mulligan Lodge


Mt Mulligan Lodge is like an oasis in the heart of Queensland’s magnificent outback. You get to enjoy the Outback Experience while staying in accommodation that has all of your needs catered for.


Spend four nights under the stars, soaking up the campfire, sipping your favourite beverage and being in awe of the clear starry nights. During the day, there is adventure to be had at every turn, including an ATV adventure bounding across the vast landscape, kayaking the local waterways, fishing for Barramundi, trekking through the awesome countryside on a self-guided nature walk or even a bit of cattle mustering.


With a range of hand-crafted experiences designed to showcase the best of the rugged and unique outback territory, there’s no question as to why this is one of Queensland’s best luxury escapes.


Find out all the inclusions of this luxury escape here.

#2 – Hire a private island on the Great Barrier Reef


Imagine having your own tropical island paradise. Well, that’s virtually what you get when you book the Orpheus Experience on stunning Orpheus Island. This exclusive island only allows a limited number of guests at any one time to keep it intimate, so you can enjoy your Orpheus Experience in peace and tranquility.


All gourmet meals and your favourite drinks are included in your package but that’s not the best part. Orpheus Island is located in the Barrier Reef, so you can go on a day cruise and do some snorkelling, taking in the natural wonders of this unique part of the world. Spend your days hiking around the island with a guide to highlight all the best spots for exploring or experience the sun setting on another day in paradise on a sunset cruise. 


Discover more about luxury escapes at Orpheus Experience.

#3 – Experience 4 nights in the Daintree Rainforest


Into the Wilde is an adventure in the centre of the incredible Daintree Rainforest just north of Cairns. Explore the wilderness from your base at the luxurious Daintree Ecolodge. From here, you will have the opportunity to discover the region’s rivers and waterfalls and get to learn about the see endangered native wildlife in their natural habitat. A delicious breakfast, dinner and a lunch hamper are included in the package.


Not only that, but you also get to experience a Daintree River cruise at either sunrise or sunset, embark on an outer reef sailing adventure and a Walk Through Time rainforest walk where you can learn about the history of the Kuku Yalanji women.


Find out more of what’s on offer.

#4 – Embark on a luxury cruise on the M.Y Flying Fish


Aboard one of the region’s most luxurious yachts, the M.Y. Flying Fish, you’ll experience an adventure of a lifetime. The Highlights of the Great Barrier Reef Tour is the very best way to discover the awe-inspiring beauty of this natural wonderland.


For four days and five nights, living in luxury onboard the yacht with all meals and drinks included, each day will be a new experience. From diving on the coral atolls to exploring uninhabited islands such as Hinchinbrook Island, there is always an untouched reef or secluded island cay to explore. You’ll also visit some of the area’s most coveted island resorts. This tour package has it all and is the ultimate luxury escape for couples, families or a group of friends.


Learn more about the Highlights of the Great Barrier Reef escape here.

Luxury Escapes You Need To Try 


Mount Mulligan provides the perfect setting, service and opulence for your next luxury escape. Book your stay at Mt. Mulligan Lodge today and prepare for an unforgettable holiday.

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