Luxe Lodge Mini-break

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Luxe Lodge Mini-break

Suggested duration 

6 nights. Suggest 2-3 nights at each property for a well-rounded mini-break. This itinerary works equally well in reverse. 

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Create an unforgettable (and well-deserved) mini-break with this itinerary, combining two of Australia’s globally acclaimed lodges, blending super sophisticated design with diverse, pristine natural environments, outstanding food and wine, and bespoke experiences.

3hr drive from hobart airport to saffire.

1 Saffire Freycinet, Tasmania

A coastal sanctuary, discreetly positioned looking across the pristine waters of Great Oyster Bay to the pink granite of the Hazards Mountains. Saffire blends distinctive design, discreet service and nature with breathtaking beauty. Staying at Saffire is a memorable immersion in the essential Tasmanian environment of pure air, pure light and pure water.

A selection of must do’s

  • The internationally renowned Freycinet National Park is a must see during your stay at Saffire. Join an informative guide on a walk to the lookout over one of Australia’s most celebrated coastlines, Wineglass Bay. 
  • Unwind and absorb the breathtaking beauty of the Swanport estuary on a guided canoeing adventure at the mouth of the internationally significant Moulting Lagoon wetland. Observe the flocks of pelicans and gaze into the crystal clear waters teeming with marine life. 
  • Wine and vine adventures – A wine lover’s delight! At the local Freycinet Winery, you will learn the art of winemaking and indulge in some fine Tasmanian fare – and some wine tastings of course. 
  • The now iconic ‘Marine Farm’ experience – get up close and personal with some of the best and freshest oysters in the world.
  • Schouten Island Boating Experience – Be engaged by close-up interactions with scouring sea birds, playful marine mammals and a diversity of life on Tasmania’s temperate reefs.

1 Saffire Freycinet, Tasmania

A coastal sanctuary, discreetly positioned looking across the pristine waters of Great Oyster Bay to the pink granite of the Hazards Mountains. Saffire blends distinctive design, discreet service and nature with breathtaking beauty. Staying at Saffire is a memorable immersion in the essential Tasmanian environment of pure air, pure light and pure water.

A selection of must do’s

  • The internationally renowned Freycinet National Park is a must see during your stay at Saffire. Join an informative guide on a walk to the lookout over one of Australia’s most celebrated coastlines, Wineglass Bay. 
  • Unwind and absorb the breathtaking beauty of the Swanport estuary on a guided canoeing adventure at the mouth of the internationally significant Moulting Lagoon wetland. Observe the flocks of pelicans and gaze into the crystal clear waters teeming with marine life. 
  • Wine and vine adventures – A wine lover’s delight! At the local Freycinet Winery, you will learn the art of winemaking and indulge in some fine Tasmanian fare – and some wine tastings of course. 
  • The now iconic ‘Marine Farm’ experience – get up close and personal with some of the best and freshest oysters in the world.
  • Schouten Island Boating Experience – Be engaged by close-up interactions with scouring sea birds, playful marine mammals and a diversity of life on Tasmania’s temperate reefs.

3hr drive to hobart airport, 2hr flight to sydney airport, 3hr drive to emirates one&only wolgan valley and spa.

2 Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley Greater Blue Mountains, New South Wales

Easily accessible from the cosmopolitan city of Sydney, the Greater Blue Mountains is a wilderness covering more than one million hectares of rainforest, canyons, eucalypt forests and heath lands. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Australian wilderness at the conservation-led Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley. This is the quintessential Australian bush experience, combined with distinctive dining, dramatic scenery, heritage and 4000 acres of private conservation reserve to explore.

A selection of must do’s

  • Wolgan Valley Drive – An all-encompassing tour of the Wolgan Valley reserve, guests can observe Australia’s native wildlife including a glimpse of the rare white wallaroo. The excursion concludes with canapés accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine as you watch the sun disappear over the horizon. 
  • Guided mountain bike tour – or Trail Ride on horseback – in Australia’s Blue Mountains is the ideal way to become familiar with the land, and the types of terrain while encountering the reserve’s wildlife. 
  • Indulge in a treatment or two at the resort’s Timeless Spa.
  • Take part in ‘Conservation Hour’ to help achieve the resort’s conservation goals by joining the conservation team for an hour’s activity. Different environmental aspects will be addressed – from tree planting, weed control, animal surveys, testing of water quality, plant surveys, feral animal control, to animal observation zones and more.

2 Emirates One & Only Wolgan Valley Greater Blue Mountains, New South Wales

Easily accessible from the cosmopolitan city of Sydney, the Greater Blue Mountains is a wilderness covering more than one million hectares of rainforest, canyons, eucalypt forests and heath lands. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Australian wilderness at the conservation-led Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley. This is the quintessential Australian bush experience, combined with distinctive dining, dramatic scenery, heritage and 4000 acres of private conservation reserve to explore.

A selection of must do’s

  • Wolgan Valley Drive – An all-encompassing tour of the Wolgan Valley reserve, guests can observe Australia’s native wildlife including a glimpse of the rare white wallaroo. The excursion concludes with canapés accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine as you watch the sun disappear over the horizon. 
  • Guided mountain bike tour – or Trail Ride on horseback – in Australia’s Blue Mountains is the ideal way to become familiar with the land, and the types of terrain while encountering the reserve’s wildlife. 
  • Indulge in a treatment or two at the resort’s Timeless Spa.
  • Take part in ‘Conservation Hour’ to help achieve the resort’s conservation goals by joining the conservation team for an hour’s activity. Different environmental aspects will be addressed – from tree planting, weed control, animal surveys, testing of water quality, plant surveys, feral animal control, to animal observation zones and more.

This itinerary works equally well in reverse.

from sydney airport, 3hr drive to emirates one&only wolgan valley resort and spa.

from emirates one&only wolgan valley resort and spa, 3hr drive to sydney airport, 2hr flight to hobart airport, 3hr drive to saffire.

from saffire, 3hr drive to hobart airport.

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