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Engelbrecht Cave is one of the most unique and remarkable underground caves along the Limestone Coast, South Australia.
Embark on a 45 minute fully guided tour of this water-filled cave that lies beneath the quiet residential streets of Mount Gambier and view the sinkhole and underground lake where cave divers begin their wonderous journey.
Afterwards refuel your body and soul with Mahalia coffee and a homemade treat whilst enjoying the alfresco setting overlooking the cave mouth.
Engelbrecht Cave is an accessible dive site however is restricted to fully certified cave divers only.
Glamping with Nature invites you to enjoy the exclusive overnight experience of Glamping at Devil Cove, Lake Eildon National Park. Between now and December, you can experience all the benefits of camping without the hassle and appreciate nature at its best. Located 2 hours from Melbourne and 20 minutes from Alexandra and Eildon, the Lake Eildon National Park offers hiking, kayaking, fishing and waterskiing for the adventurous or a peaceful bush environment to relax and read a book.
With all camping equipment and accessories included, you’ll be sure to keep warm and cozy with air mattresses, doonas, linen, blankets, pillows, hot water bottles and towels. You will also be supplied with cookware, appliances, utensils, an outdoor table and chairs, esky and a local goodie basket including fresh fruit, muesli, tea and coffee, sugar and milk.
Glamping with Nature provides overnight experiences for couples, families and groups and also offers exclusive retreats focusing on wellness and vitality. Please follow the link below to the Glamping with Nature website for further information about these unique camping experiences.
Imagine camping overnight at the Melbourne Zoo and exploring the mystery of the Zoo after dark? Melbourne Zoo Roar’n’Snore is a unique overnight experience for adults and children (aged 5 years and over) that offers guests an opportunity to wine, dine and sleep where the elephants once walked, in the Historic Elephant Exhibit.
After dinner in the Elephant House, join your camp hosts for an exclusive guided tour of the Zoo and then head back to camp for supper, a campfire and a peaceful night’s sleep. In the morning, you will wake to the calls of gibbons and birds and enjoy a hearty breakfast before a meet and greet with the keepers and exclusive up-close animal encounters before the Zoo opens to the public. You are then free to spend the day enjoying the Zoo at your leisure.
The Roar’n’Snore overnight package includes tent, camping mattress, all meals (including supper) and full admission to the Zoo. You are only required to bring along a sleeping bag and pillow and your sense of adventure!
For more information on the Melbourne Zoo Roar’n’Snore program including costs and availability, please visit Zoos Victoria on the link below.
Nestled in the Southern Great Barrier Reef’s Keppel Group of islands is one of Australia’s best kept secrets; Pumpkin Island. The welcoming staff invite you to their island home where you’ll enjoy eco-friendly accommodation, secluded beaches, wildlife, water activities, beautiful sunsets and a whole lot of relaxation.
Located 14 kilometers off the coast of Yeppoon, Pumpkin Island is accessible by a 45-minute ferry tip from the Keppel Bay Marina in Yeppoon. The island offers 7 self-catering solar and wind powered bungalows and cottages suitable for couples, families and groups accommodating a maximum of 34 guests. Large groups can book exclusive use of the island.
Pumpkin Island hosts several yoga and wellness retreats throughout the year offering people an opportunity to disconnect from their busy lives and reconnect with the natural environment.
For further information on Pumpkin Island it’s sister island, Elysian Retreat, please visit the link below.
Enjoy a truly memorable overnight experience with a Slumber Safari at Werribee Open Range Zoo. It is the ideal getaway for couples, groups, families or colleagues providing an Out of Africa escape, just 30 minutes from Geelong and the heart of Melbourne.
Slumber Safari offers a unique overnight glamping adventure with a fully hosted experience including amazing close-up animal encounters, drinks and dips at sunset, a sumptuous dinner, awesome night-time activities including a night walk and toasting marshmallows around the evening campfire then a delicious supper of scones, jam and cream. In the morning you can watch the animals on the African Savannah awaken and enjoy a buffet breakfast served in the Safari Dining Hut as you take in the view.
Our safari camp offers an exceptional glamping (luxury camping) experience, with stunning tented lodges and creature comforts including en-suites, fans, heating/cooling and electric blankets. The design has an authentic and earthy touch that says ‘safari’ and, with just eight tents in total, you share this amazing experience with just a few others. For those who want to chill out and relax, you have your very own purpose-built balcony, overlooking the Werribee River and the Zoo’s wonderful African Savannah.