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ELITE AUSTRALIA EXPERIENCES

Elite Australia is a handpicked collection of extraordinary Australian experiences that invite the discerning traveler to enjoy genuine Australian hospitality not as a tourist, but as a welcomed guest.

This selection encompasses the spirit of Australia with each Elite Australia member offering the astute traveler experiences to treasure. Whether your selection includes outback stations, coastal fishing camps, island hideaways, stylish city pads, country retreats, flying safaris, reef or river cruises, wilderness or outback camping adventures, you'll encounter welcoming hosts and wonderful Australian characters. You'll find the underlying philosophy the same, with each offering authentic interpretation of the essence of Australia, its heartbeat.

Outback Encounter will take you there in style, incorporating any one or a combination of the Elite Australian Experiences.


Angorichina Station 
Located east of Blinman in the Southern Outback, Angorichina Station is a pastoral lease covering 554 square km and has been in the Fargher family for four generations. [View]





Bullo River Station 
Bullo River Station is a true five star wilderness experience. Located in the top western corner of the Northern Territory of Australia. [View]





Burrawang West Station 
Set against the picturesque backdrop of rural New South Wales, Burrawang West Station is a totally unique 5-star executive retreat providing the ultimate in luxury and adventure. [View]





Cape Lodge 
Located on its own vineyard in the Margaret River wine country, Cape Lodge is one of Australia’s finest boutique hotels. [View]





Capella Lodge 
Capella Lodge is Lord Howe Island's most exclusive residence. With stunning ocean and mountain views, it makes for the perfect base to explore the island and all it has to offer from. [View]





Double Island 
Double Island is a luxurious and private island retreat surrounded by the tropical waters of the Coral Sea. Double Island is only available for rental on a whole-of-island basis so that only one party or group can secure the resort at any one time. [View]





Faraway Bay 
If you are looking to discover breathtaking Kimberley scenery, look no further than The bush camp at Faraway Bay. [View]





InterContinental Adelaide 
InterContinental Adelaide is situated in one of Adelaide’s most prominent locations in the heart of the city on the banks of the picturesque River Torrens. A short stroll leads to the Adelaide’s main shopping precinct and local tourist attractions.
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Meringa Springs 
A boutique five star lodge offering sophisticated accommodation next to the Grampians National Park, Australia. [View]





North Bundaleer 
Completed in 1901, North Bundaleer is a grand pastoral homestead, registered on the National Estate and situated on 400 acres of native bushland and farmland adjacent to the Bundaleer Forest, the birthplace of Australian forestry in 1876. [View]





Orpheus Island 
Escape the pressures of the modern day with a luxury Queensland island holiday at Orpheus Island Resort, a Great Barrier Reef resort situated within its own national park. [View]





Paperbark Camp 
Paperbark Camp is a stylish permanent tented camp that is located on the banks of the Currambene Creek close to the famous white beaches of Jervis Bay, New South Wales. [View]





Pinctada Cable Beach 
Opened in May 2009, Pinctada Cable Beach offers the finest in accommodation, service, day spa and cuisine at Cable Beach, Broome's pearl in the Indian ocean. [View]





Prairie Hotel 
In the sleepy town of Parachilna - population seven - the Prairie Hotel has created a quiet revolution in country cuisine. [View]





qualia 
qualia is a unique Australian expression of world-class luxury. It is nestled into the secluded, northern-most tip of Hamilton Island, surrounded by the unsurpassed beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. [View]





Southern Ocean Lodge 
Southern Ocean Lodge is Australia's first super lodge offering an exclusive luxury travel experience on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. Floating atop a secluded cliff on a rugged stretch of coast, the property commands peerless views of the wild Southern Ocean and pristine Kangaroo Island wilderness. [View]





The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa 
The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa is a set on 45 acres of lush rainforest. Located only five minutes south of the township of Byron Bay the resort is designed for pure relaxation and indulgence of the senses. [View]





The Louise 
Set atop a gentle hill with sweeping vistas across the internationally renowned Barossa Valley, The Louise is an idyllic luxury vineyard retreat encompassing acclaimed on-site restaurant Appellation. [View]





The Lyall Hotel 
The Lyall Hotel is situated in the heart of Melbourne's South Yarra, one of the world's most fashionable and cosmopolitan destinations.
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Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa 
Opening October 2009, Emirates' Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa is a luxury conservation-based resort located in Australia's Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area, less than three hours drive from Sydney. [View]





Down Under by Appointment 
Down Under by Appointment traverses the magnificent contrasts of reef, rainforest and outback Australia. Exploring the unique panorama’s of Cairns, Kuranda, the Atherton Tablelands, Chillagoe, Cooktown, Daintree, Port Douglas, Mossman, Babinda, and Cape T [View]





Lord’s Kakadu & Arnhemland Safaris 
Lord’s Safaris offer unique 4wd tailor made journeys throughout Kakadu and Arnhemland. The founder of the company, Sab Lord was raised in remote Kakadu before it became a national park. [View]





Enterprise Charters 
Enterprise Charters is at your command. This 56' Squadron Fairline combines power and sophistication to deliver you into the world of ultimate luxury cruising. Based out of Port Douglas, it offers you an exclusive Great Barrier Reef experience. [View]





Orion Expedition Cruises 
Orion is a purpose built vessel designed to access the inaccessible, all in 5-star luxury. The ship combines the best and the latest in design with maritime and environmental technology, comfort and casual elegance. From the ice-strengthened hull to the chilled champagne and superb cuisine, this is expedition cruising at its finest.

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True North 
North Star Cruises is one of Australia’s most unique adventure-cruise operators which have been made famous by its Kimberley coast journeys. [View]