The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
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A luxury rainforest retreat with self-catering treehouse apartments, in the Cairns Highlands. Two night min stay. Home to a large array of wildlife.
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Enjoy bush life at Undara where there are lava tubes to explore. Stay in railway carriages, pioneer huts or furnished swag tents. Sleeps up to 6.
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A secluded naturist escape amongst rainforest and native bushland in NSW.
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Romantic + secluded cabin accommodation for couples and a funky airstream experience, near the beach at Broulee. Cabins sleeps 2-4.
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Peaceful, waterfront, eco-resort on South Stradbroke Island with lots of watersports + activities, on the Gold Coast. On site store, spa & more.
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A luxurious cliff top lodge on Australia's equivalent to the Galapagos. Enjoy the wildlife on Kangaroo Island. 2 night min stay.
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Idyllic self catering resort in the Great Barrier Reef islands. Stay in a beach front villa or a simple room with balcony. Two night minimum stay.
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Sleep in a rainforest treehouse and enjoy the wild beauty and culture of North Queensland. Enjoy an eco-friendly stay with a spa. Breakfast included.
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Relax in beautiful beach huts amongst tropical gardens next to famous Mission Beach in far North Queensland. Two night min. stay. Lots of activities.
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Enjoy beautiful views & luxury glamping in the tropical rainforests near the Gold Coast. Available with open-air bathtub. Breakfast included.
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A beautiful, artistic den of a hotel in an old mansion amidst vibrant Fitzroy, Melbourne
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Secluded bush eco-retreat located near to Boonah & the Gold Coast, adult only luxury tents. Enjoy bushwalks, visit the wineries or spot wallabies.
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An animal lovers treat! Feed kangaroos, koalas & much more at this wildlife retreat near The Twelve Apostles. Two night minimum stay.
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Beautiful beachfront tents and chalets in Shoalhaven. For couples, families or groups of up to 12 people. Dog's welcome.
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Beachfront holiday park near the Southern Great Barrier Reef with amazing views. Loads of outdoor activities available. 2 nt min stay. Dog friendly.
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Former quarantine station in Sydney Harbour National Park, near Manly. With holiday rooms and cottages looking out over Sydney Harbour. Private beach.
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A spa retreat in breathtaking surroundings, in the Byron Bay area, encourages health and healing.
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Underground Motel and Backpackers Inn in Coober Pedy, Outback South Australia, located in a converted 60's opal mine in the centre of town.
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Six enchanting self-contained cottages + a converted train carriage set on forty acres south of Sydney. Sleep 2-12 or rent the whole site for 40.
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Eco friendly beachfront accommodation on Fraser Island, perfect for family's. Stay in paradise & enjoy lots of activities. Two night minimum stay.
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Unique beachside wilderness-style luxury camp on the tip of the Dampier Peninsula, north of Broome. Loads of nature and outdoor activities to enjoy.
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Stay in beachfront log cabins within a wildlife sanctuary on Kangaroo Island. Enjoy fantastic views & lots of activities. Two night minimum stay.
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Wild bush safari luxury on the edge of Kakadu National Park, with activiites as part of the experience. Breakfast included. Two night minimum stay.
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Glamping accommodation alongside the wildlife at Sydney's zoo. Includes exclusive night safari + meals.
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Restored factory building offering a mixture of modern contemporary suites with artwork, exposed brick walls & vintage furniture in suburb of Pyrmont.
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Glamping and accommodation situated on a UNESCO World Heritage protected island in Sydney harbour
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Sleep above or below ground in this underground hotel in South Australia's desert mining town of Coober Pedy.On-site pool,games room, restaurant&more.
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This boutique hotel in Darlinghurst, Sydney, has unique rooms using bold colour. Close to lots of sights. Adult only.
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An eco friendly retreat with semi-permanent deluxe eco tents, cabins, campground + facilities set within Karijini National Park. Breakfast included.
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Luxury resort with views of both the World Heritage-listed Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta National Park, offering 16 tented pavilions.
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A crocodile shaped deluxe hotel in Kakadu National Park. Lots to explore. Great for families, with its own pool, bar & restaurant. Close to Darwin.
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 Boatel 4-10
Cruise on the river in this luxury vessel hotel based in Mildura for a group of up to 10 in 5 ensuite Staterooms. WHOLE BOAT RENTAL.
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Enjoy panoramic views of Sydney Harbour from this waterside boutique hotel. Explore the historic Rock's precinct & enjoy the nightlife. Dog friendly.
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Fun hostel in a former firestation, in Fremantle near Perth. Close to lthe sights. Great for travellers. With a bar, wifi, TV & lots of entertainment.