Discover comfort in undiscovered places
Immerse yourself in nature while staying in high comfort, low impact, safari style tents.
Wilderness Retreats offer visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature while staying in high comfort, low impact, safari style tents. Located at Wilsons Promontory National Park, Cape Conran Coastal Park and Buchan Caves, Parks Victoria's Wilderness Retreats offer visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature while staying in high comfort, low impact, safari-style tents. Each Wilderness Retreat has timber floors, covered timber decks with chairs and tables, a fridge and a queen-size bed complete with a plump doona and fresh linen. There's a fully equipped communal kitchen with gas cook top, microwave oven, fridge, and cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils. There's also an outdoor barbeque area. These are perfect places to prepare your favourite meal and relax after a day of wilderness adventures.
Low impact accommodation that touches the earth lightly and lets you get closer to the environment than you ever thought possible. Great care has been taken to ensure your stay has minimal environmental impact. External colours have been specially selected to complemement the colours of the landscapes and revegetation includes the replanting of more than 1700 indigenous plants. The furniture has been made by a Gippsland furniture maker from locally and sustainably grown hardwood. Private ensuites at Wilsons Promontory provide locally hand-made chemical-free shampoo, conditioner and liquid soap. The Wilderness Retreats are Advanced Ecotourism Certified having met global standards for environmental sustainability.
Choose your escape
Wilsons Promontory National ParkThe Prom, as it is affectionately known, is one of those very special places. It has walking tracks ranging from 30 minutes to overnight, through rainforest and rugged coastal landscapes. There's rocky Mount Oberon, granite headlands and out to sea, giant rocks nestle among the waves. You'll find an abundance of wildlife at the Prom and visiting the 1859 lighthouse is truly a trip back in time, make a booking below.
Buchan Caves Reserve
Located near the charming township of Buchan, this is the idyllic base camp from which to visit an enchanting, colourful underground world. You'll marvel at the Fairy Cave's elaborate stalactites and stalagmites and the magnificent calcite-rimmed pools of Royal Cave. Above ground you'll discover plenty of wildlife. Bellbirds, lyrebirds and kangaroos are just a few of the friendly locals waiting to greet you, make a booking below.
Cape Conran Coastal Park
Here you'll enjoy the ultimate beach escape. The temperate, clear waters are home to a wealth of colourful marine plants and animals. Swimming, surfing, snorkelling and diving are the big attractions. Even if you're not in the water, you may be lucky enough to spot a seal, dolphin or even a whale. Other regular visitors are bandicoots, wombats and potoroos.
For more information and bookings visit www.capeconran.net.au