weird & wonderful w.e retreats: treehouses, caves, churches, cottages & boathouse accommodation aus.

Boats, converted churches, lake-side cottages, sweet treehouses and luxury treehouses…

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So done with boring accommodation after seeing these gems –  avoid overpriced and average accommodation when you book your next weekend away. Take a look through our clickable state by state picks.


Olinda Dandeong Ranges, VIC – Arcadia: $245-345 a night (approx- based on Nov dates)

“Cathedral ceiling with a secret loft. Open the French doors to the bathroom and enjoy the crackling fire and view from the spa”.


Docklands, VIC – Private Double: $80 a night (approx- based on Nov dates)

“With absolute waterfront priority, you will experience the city like never before. With private cabins for up to 13 people, this is a truly unique experience for those seeking something a little different from the ordinary. This ‘boatique’ bnb is a traditional wooden Tallship located in Victoria Harbour, Docklands. Close to free city tram service & vibrant restaurants, cafes & bars”.



Springbrook, QLD – Lyrebird Retreat: $220-290 a night (approx- based on Nov dates)

“There are just two cabins and two cottages here and we love their honey-toned walls of timber and craftily arrayed windows that frame painterly pictures of the sun-dappled greens outside. Naturally, each hideaway is fully self-contained with complete kitchens, specially designed therapy spas and cozy fires for the evenings. A feature are the enchanting bedrooms, each a world unto itself that will entrance couples to hide away and dream”.


Cape Tribulation, QLD – Jungle Treehouse: $149 a night (approx- based on Nov dates)

“Octagon shaped jungle tree house hidden away deep inside the oldest rain forest in the world. No luxuries here, but all the basics are provided; basic kitchen, composting toilet, outdoor hot shower, some electricity, and awesome rain forest views”.



Denmark, WA – Skyhouse Retreat: $190-215 a night (depending on peak/off peak seasons)

“Guests can join Graeme’s yoga classes a walk away, slip to Denmark for coffee, discover amazing beaches, fish and canoe and walk the Bibbulmun Track – turn right for Perth, left for Albany”.



Tanunda, SA – Stonewell Cottages and Vineyard: $305-465 a night (approx- based on Nov dates)

“The best of the Barossa is on your doorstep, including fine dining, Maggie Beer’s farm gate and a patchwork quilt of famed wineries to visit. We suggest you start your wine adventure with a personal tour of Stonewell’s own vineyard with vigneron Evan Gobell and explore from there”.


Tanunda, SA – The Kirche at Charles Melton: $515 a night (approx- based on Nov dates)

“The Kirche @ Charles Melton is now an uber-luxurious vineyard escape, a rebirth made possible by a winemaking family with a pedigree of respect for history”.




Main Arm, NSW – Tree House, Mullumbimby (near Byron Bay): $55 a night (approx- based on Nov dates)

“A perfect space to recharge, meditate and visit. Beautiful for couples to reconnect or individuals to self-connect. A salt water pool and outdoor shower have been very appreciated by all guest. Amazing views, peace and lots of nature. Kinesiology, Crystal dreaming shamanic journeys, dance classes, foot massage, yoga classes available on request. Make this a magical experience! You’ll love it”.


Allynbrook, NSW – Heritage Retreat: $250-300 a night (approx- based on Nov dates)

“A big gourmet kitchen, courtyard dining area and a set of boules complete the provincial French picture. The River Wing basks in the soothing babble of water over rocks and adds to its water-worshipping with a deckside spa bath. You can even pop out to your own private croquet lawn”.


Byron Bay, NSW – Oasis: $550 a night (approx- based on Nov dates)

“A short walk through native bushland will take you to Tallows Beach and guests can also enjoy full access to the heated pool, spa, sauna, gym, tennis court and undercover bbq area”.


Port Stephens, NSW – Wanderers Retreat: $345 a night (approx- based on Nov dates)

“Set on 1.6 hectares, Wanderers Retreat is close to all local attractions and activities,and only a short level stroll to beautiful One Mile Beach and the picturesque Tomaree National Park”.


Blue Mountains, NSW – Love Cabins: $400-1100 a night (approx- based on Nov dates)

“…nestled amongst 600 acres of spectacular world heritage Blue Mountains bushland. Each cabin gives you the oppourtunity to come and experience the peace and romance of our secluded wilderness setting”.




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