Time for a buyout
From exploring the Kimberley's wilderness on the True North adventure yacht to relaxing in style at qualia on Hamilton Island or sipping wine by the fire at the new Sequoia Lodge in the Adelaide Hills, these luxurious lodges are available for exclusive buyouts for groups.
Think outside the square with the exclusive hire of True North and take a group of up to 36 guests on a bespoke luxury adventure on Western Australia’s Kimberley coast. Purpose built to access wilderness areas only small ships can enter, True North offers 18 cabins and 22 crew to ensure your guests have the experience of a lifetime onboard, on sea and on land. The ship’s amenities include the sundeck, sports deck, forward observation lounge, ship’s lounge and an alfresco bar. The dining room serves modern, sustainable and organic Australian cuisine, which is created using the finest local ingredients including fresh seafood from the day’s catch.
Experience-focussed itineraries include snorkelling, diving, fishing, hiking, picnics, natural history and Indigenous led cultural activities. True North carries six 20 ft (6 metre) runabouts for fishing and unique adventures, as well as an air conditioned 6-person helicopter onboard, allowing guests to explore the grandeur of this untamed wilderness. The ship is 50 metres (164 ft) in length, computer stabilized and travels at 14 knots (1.8km) per hour allowing guests to travel in relaxed comfort and immerse in the scenery in complete comfort. Plan ahead to secure your exclusive True North Experience, bookings for 2024 open soon.
Situated on a private 30-acres (12 hectares) on the northern most tip of Hamilton Island overlooking the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier reef, qualia exudes secluded world-class luxury with intuitive, friendly service. The resort is designed to blend harmoniously with the natural tropical setting. Sixty individual pavilions offer guests private accommodation with water views, some with plunge pools and outdoor showers. There are two pools, a fitness centre and the serene Spa qualia.
The two resort restaurants are exclusive to qualia guests as well as a private dining room. Experiences abound, from snorkelling and diving on the reef, picnics on private beaches, scenic flights over the Great Barrier Reef and priority access to the Hamilton Island Golf Club. A perfect setting for an incentive retreat and available for exclusive use, guests can fly directly to Hamilton Island Airport from Australia’s gateway airports to be met by qualia’s VIP service.
T: +61 2 9433 0444
Nestled in the Adelaide Hills wine region, just 15 minutes away from the city centre and the gateway to the Barossa Valey, Eden Valley and McLaren Vale, you will find the Mount Lofty Estate, home to the historic and boutique hotel, Mount Lofty House. The hotel offers 33 spacious rooms overlooking the verdant Piccadilly Valley and the 30-acre (12-hectare) estate complete with manicured gardens and two vineyards. Also, on the estate is the luxurious Sequoia Lodge with 14 contemporary luxurious suites. Both can be booked exclusively and share the property’s facilities.
The highly awarded Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant and Arthur Waterhouse Lounge and Bar are located here, offering fine dining and first-class service. Onsite, six venues combine a touch of charm with state-of-the-art facilities. The largest, the Piccadilly Panorama conference room can seat up to 120 guests, with smaller venues for private events or dinners from 8-80 seated guests. Offering experiences such as winery and cellar tours, immersive Indigenous experiences, foodie masterclasses and offsite cooking classes as well as hiking on the Heyson Trail that passes through the estate, Mounty Lofty House offers groups a complete program.
T: +61 8 8339 6777